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Tech

SpaceX to test space crew capsule safety system

SpaceX to test space crew capsule safety systemSystem will be critical to the safety of astronauts who might climb on board by 2017.
  • Tech
  • 8 hours, 53 minutes ago
World

Investigators: Alps crash co-pilot tried previous controlled descent

Investigators: Alps crash co-pilot tried previous controlled descentIn a report Wednesday, the BEA investigation agency said Lubitz repeatedly set the plane into a descent, then brought it back up again
  • World
  • 1 hour, 43 minutes ago
Local

Pizza Hut order reveals hostage situation

Pizza Hut order reveals hostage situationEmployees of an Avon Park Pizza Hut responded quickly after they saw a request for help that arrived with a pizza order.
  • Local
  • 4 hours, 24 minutes ago
Local

Pediatric dentist still open despite continued protests

Pediatric dentist still open despite continued protestsAfter two weeks, protesters who accuse dentist Howard Schneider of maltreatment and abuse are still in front of his office.
  • Local
  • 14 hours, 48 minutes ago
Crime

Outreach eyed to neutralize Jacksonville crime problem

Outreach eyed to neutralize Jacksonville crime problemWhile his potential successors were preparing to debate one another live on First Coast News Tuesday evening, sitting Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford was unveiling a plan of attack to neutralize the city's problems with drugs and violent crime by opening a...
  • Crime
  • 14 hours, 27 minutes ago
Ways-to-save

This season's best bedding bargain

This season's best bedding bargainAt 75% off and under $25, this beloved bedding brand is the top deal today.
  • Ways-to-save
  • 1 hour ago
Life

Triple amputee Tyler Southern is now a dad!

Triple amputee Tyler Southern is now a dad!Triple amputee Tyler Southern is now a dad!
  • Life
  • 8 hours, 28 minutes ago
Local

Police watchdog group plans 'Don't Run' ad campaign

Police watchdog group plans 'Don't Run' ad campaignThe Atlanta Citizen Review Board is launching a new campaign telling people 'Don't Run' from the police.
  • Local
  • 12 hours, 59 minutes ago
Local

Tweets, reaction from the Jacksonville Sheriff Debate

Tweets, reaction from the Jacksonville Sheriff DebateBefore and during the first televised debate between Jacksonville Sheriff candidates in the First Coast News studios, there was plenty of buzz on Twitter.
  • Local
  • 10 hours ago
First Coast Votes

'15 General Election Early Voting: Times & Locations

'15 General Election Early Voting: Times & LocationsEarly voting for the 2015 General Election in Jacksonville kicks off Monday and we've compiled a list of everything you need to know before you head to the polls.
  • First Coast Votes
  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Politics

Jacksonville Sheriff Debate: Mike Williams vs. Ken Jefferson

Jacksonville Sheriff Debate: Mike Williams vs. Ken JeffersonThe Jacksonville Sheriff Debate between Mike Williams and Ken Jefferson was hosted Tuesday at the FCN studios. The debate -- hosted by First Coast News, WJCT and The Florida Times-Union -- marks the culmination of months of campaigning for both candidates
  • Politics
  • 10 hours, 33 minutes ago
Health

Prescription for Pain: Patients denied medication

Prescription for Pain: Patients denied medicationA public health crisis in Florida created by shutting down the state's pill mills. Patients with legitimate doctor prescriptions for pain medicine are now routinely turned away at pharmacies.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
News

Report: Tread lightly with treadmills

Report: Tread lightly with treadmillsReport: Tread lightly with treadmills
  • News
  • 9 hours, 36 minutes ago
The Players

The Players Championship: Improving the fan experience

The Players Championship: Improving the fan experienceGates open at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at the iconic golf course, and it will be a practice day for the professional golfers.
  • The Players
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Spacex

SpaceX targeting 9 a.m. pad abort test

SpaceX targeting 9 a.m. pad abort testThe Dragon will fire thrusters designed to help a crew escape from a failing rocket.
  • Spacex
  • 10 hours, 20 minutes ago
News

St. Augustine woman, hospital clash over service dog

St. Augustine woman, hospital clash over service dogSt. Augustine woman, hospital clash over service dog
  • News
  • 8 hours, 30 minutes ago
News

Military Appreciation Day at TPC Sawgrass

Military Appreciation Day at TPC SawgrassMilitary Appreciation Day at TPC Sawgrass
  • News
  • 9 hours, 32 minutes ago
News

FHP: Children weren't wearing seat belts in Normandy crash

FHP: Children weren't wearing seat belts in Normandy crashJACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A 12-year-old and a 13-year-old are injured, one in critical condition, after an accident on Normandy Boulevard Tuesday morning.
  • News
  • 20 hours, 2 minutes ago
The Players

Young guns headline THE PLAYERS pairings

Young guns headline THE PLAYERS pairingsPlay officially kicks at THE PLAYERS on Thursday. On Tuesday, pairings and tee times were announced for the first two rounds, and there are some good ones.
  • The Players
  • 12 hours, 54 minutes ago
Local

Well-dressed thieves blend in, ransack homes

Well-dressed thieves blend in, ransack homesThieves are now well-dressed and driving nice rentals to blend into neighborhoods, before ransacking homes.
  • Local
  • 8 hours, 48 minutes ago
Baig

The 'Keurig for cocktails' among futuristic startups at TC Disrupt

The 'Keurig for cocktails' among futuristic startups at TC DisruptTechCrunch expo startups include 3D tissue printer, robot bartender and pot networking app
  • Baig
  • 6 hours, 47 minutes ago
Weird News

College student puts Windex in roommates' food

College student puts Windex in roommates' foodPolice say a University of South Carolina student has been arrested after her roommates set up a camera and caught her spitting and putting window cleaner in their food.
  • Weird News
  • 10 hours ago
Money

Pizza Hut to test Uber-like delivery

Pizza Hut to test Uber-like deliveryIn June, most Pizza Hut customers in the Dallas will be able to track delivery on GPS map
  • Money
  • 11 hours, 10 minutes ago
Florida News

Forced to move because of "political games"

Forced to move because of "political games"A Jacksonville mother says she has no choice but to move to Colorado after the legislative session ended abruptly last week.
  • Florida News
  • 23 hours, 2 minutes ago
News

Armed man arrested for trying to free imaginary wife

Armed man arrested for trying to free imaginary wifeArmed man arrested for trying to free imaginary wife
  • News
  • 14 hours, 53 minutes ago
Life

JSO captures escaped inmate from Hamilton County

JSO captures escaped inmate from Hamilton CountyJSO captures escaped inmate from Hamilton County
  • Life
  • 19 hours, 38 minutes ago
Elections

Mike Huckabee joins GOP presidential race

Mike Huckabee joins GOP presidential raceFormer Arkansas governor vows to take on Clintons, Democrats in 2016 race.
  • Elections
  • 19 hours, 43 minutes ago
Golf

Tiger Woods coming off 'brutal' three days before Players Championship

Tiger Woods coming off 'brutal' three days before Players ChampionshipBreakup with Vonn and death of his father make this time of year tough on Woods.
  • Golf
  • 16 hours, 50 minutes ago
Crime

Sexual predator accused of knowingly spreading HIV

Sexual predator accused of knowingly spreading HIVSexual predator accused of knowingly spreading HIV
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Crime

Florida couple found guilty of having sex on beach

Florida couple found guilty of having sex on beachA Florida couple accused of having sex on a public beach in front of families has been found guilty by a jury.
  • Crime
  • 17 hours, 30 minutes ago
Life

JSO searching for Bank of America robbery suspect

JSO searching for Bank of America robbery suspectJSO searching for Bank of America robbery suspect
  • Life
  • 17 hours, 59 minutes ago
Local

Nassau man steals 13 pythons, tries to sell them on Craigslist: NCSO

Nassau man steals 13 pythons, tries to sell them on Craigslist: NCSOA man who allegedly tried to sell 13 snakes stolen from a Callahan pet shop online last week has been arrested.
  • Local
  • 16 hours, 23 minutes ago
Local

Gator found under car in Lee County

Gator found under car in Lee CountyThat was certainly the case in Lee County on Tuesday when an alligator was found under a car. FWC was called and wrangled the gator into one of their cages.
  • Local
  • 17 hours, 9 minutes ago
People

Princess Charlotte meets the queen

Princess Charlotte meets the queenQueen Elizabeth II meets baby Princess Charlotte as dad officially registers her birth.
  • People
  • 19 hours, 48 minutes ago
Life

Four people transported for injuries after wood pellet factory explosion

Four people transported for injuries after wood pellet factory explosionFour people transported for injuries after wood pellet factory explosion
  • Life
  • 16 hours, 51 minutes ago
Nation

Islamic State claims responsibility for Texas attack

Islamic State claims responsibility for Texas attackAn audio statement on the group's Al Bayan radio station Tuesday said that "two soldiers of the caliphate" carried out the attack, the AP said.
  • Nation
  • 1 day ago
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