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Past articles by Roger:

Brunswick, Ga. police testing out body cameras

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- The Brunswick Police Department is wrapping up a six-month test on body cameras for officers with the expectation for officers to be wearing them in the field as soon as next month. → Read More

Joseph's Pizza gets major boost following fire

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- An electrical fire at Joseph's Pizza on North Main temporarily closed the restaurant's doors, but it opened doors to giving. The businesses that has been around for decades is finding out it has friends. → Read More

Baseball is bond in mentoring success story at JU

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A mentoring class assignment brought 60 smiling faces together at Jacksonville University on Thursday that wrapped up a three-month partnership pairing college students with at-risk middle and high school students. → Read More

Clash over death penalty in Metro PCS shooting trial

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Prosecutors and defense attorneys are butting heads on the death penalty being sought against murder defendant James Xavier Rhodes. → Read More

HUD inspects Washington Heights Apartments

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Federal inspectors were out at Washington Heights Apartments in Jacksonville Tuesday, conducting what management is calling a routine, annual inspection. → Read More

EverBank improvements clear fist City Council hurdle

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Plans to improve EverBank Field cleared a hurdle at city hall as the council's finance committee approved the $90 million in improvements. This week several more committees will review the deal before a possible council vote next week. → Read More

Jacksonville scores jobs with London recruiting trip

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jacksonville announced 75 jobs are in the pipeline following a successful recruiting trip associated with the Jaguars playing in London. → Read More

Jacksonville woman recalls terror in Paris

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A First Coast woman is back home following a two-week tour of Europe. The final leg of her trip was in Paris celebrating her 25th birthday -- the night several terrorist attacks struck the heart of the city. → Read More

Ribault High's Aviation Academy gets lift with $300K grant

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Ribault High School's aviation program is soaring in part thanks to a $300,000 grant from JP Morgan Chase & Co. to help better prepare students careers in the industry. → Read More

Bed tax to pay for EverBank Field upgrades

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The vision has been proposed for big changes at EverBank Field. Now it is in the Jacksonville City Council's hands to decide whether the timing is right and the money is available to pay the city's share -- $45 million. → Read More

Metro Park's stage off-limits during city inspection

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The stage at Metro Park downtown is off limits as the city decides on whether it can repair or must replace the existing canopy. → Read More

Beaches report 12 inches of rain in some places

ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. -- The Beaches are use to heavy rain, but nothing like what happened on Sunday and the wee hours of Monday -- reports of 12 inches in some places. → Read More

JSO: Police didn't know about fifth victim in Grand Park shooting

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff''s Office is saying it did not know about a fifth shooting victim following a hail of gunfire Tuesday evening in the 1900 block of Ella Street in Grand Park. → Read More

Life sentence for Jacksonville man in child's death under review

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Joshua Phillips, a local man convicted as a teenager for killing a neighborhood girl 17 years ago, is having his life sentence reviewed by a judge. → Read More

Students behave at Frat Beach weekend in St. Simons Island

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Five thousand is the estimate on the number of students who piled into St. Simons Island for the annual Frat Beach party over the weekend. → Read More

Frat Beach in St. Simons attracts smaller crowd on game weekend

St. Simons Island, Ga. -- This coastal community is Bulldog country the weed of the Florida-Georgia game. On the weekend of the game Frat Beach is a → Read More

Audit blasts Jacksonville Police and Fire Pension Fund

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Falling short of saying something criminal is going on, an city audit of the Jacksonville Police and Fire Pension Fund raised many red flags -- ranging from bad investment decisions to excessive fees for services. → Read More

Duval Schools celebrating good marks on nat'l report card

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Duval County is celebrating an achievement after being recognized nationally for making huge progress in reading and math in elementary and middle school. → Read More

EverBank Field ready for Florida-Georgia fans

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida-Georgia game at EverBank Field is taking shape as all temporary seating in the end zones is expected to be in place by Thursday. → Read More

Florida-Georgia fans roll into Jax early for big game

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The First Coast tradition of hosting the Florida-Georgia football game is living up to its billing as fans over the weekend started arriving for Saturday's showdown at EverBank Field. → Read More