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Jacksonville (Duval, Florida)

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  • Michael Dunn trial: 'No choice' but to shoot teen over loud music

    Michael Dunn, on trial in the killing of an unarmed black teenager during a dispute over loud music, on Tuesday recounted their fatal confrontation, testifying that before shooting he saw a barrel of a gun and feared for his life. Dunn, 47, is charged...
  • Franklin McCain, who inspired civil rights sit-ins as part of Greensboro Four, dies

    Franklin McCain, who inspired civil rights sit-ins as part of Greensboro Four, dies
    Franklin McCain, who helped touch off the civil rights movement of the 1960s when he and three other college students sat down at a Woolworth's lunch counter where they knew they would not be served, died Thursday at a hospital in Greensboro, N.C. He...
  • What did Michael Dunn 'loud music' jurors believe? Fact vs. myth

    What should have been an easy pit stop for two separate cars over the Thanksgiving Day holiday in 2012 has turned into the latest national debate over race, guns and whether self-defense laws protect anyone or are just licenses to kill. That debate was...
  • After Metra cancels trains, more woes expected Tuesday

    After Metra cancels trains, more woes expected Tuesday
    If Monday weren’t enough of an arctic adventure for Chicago area commuters, Tuesday has the potential for more of the same double-digit, subzero temperatures that threaten to wreak havoc with morning travel. After a day marred by delays on every...
  • Broward and Palm boast top boys basketball teams in state in 7A and 5A

    Broward and Palm Beach counties rule the state rankings in Class 7A and 5A in boys basketball. The latest Florida Association of Basketball Coaches-Source Hoops boys state polls were released Tuesday, and Broward and Palm boast four of the top six teams...
  • White fear trumps black life

    "You can get killed just for living in your American skin." -- Bruce Springsteen On Aug. 7, 1930, two young black men were lynched in Marion, Ind. A photographer named Lawrence Beitler had a studio across the street from the lynching tree. He came out...
  • John Legend to play Ferguson Center in June

    John Legend to play Ferguson Center in June
    John Legend, the nine-time Grammy winner and piano-playing pal of Kanye West, will perform at The Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News on June 7, concert promoters announced today. Tickets go on sale to the general public 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3....
  • Loose cash found hidden in Sunrise Police narcotics office

    Loose cash found hidden in Sunrise Police narcotics office
    The beleaguered Sunrise Police Department, which received national attention for its money-making cocaine-selling stings to out-of-towners, now has to explain this: How did nearly two grand come to be hidden in a computer keyboard tray inside the...
  • Historic First Career Victory For Darrell Wallace Jr. At Martinsville Speedway

    Historic First Career Victory For Darrell Wallace Jr. At Martinsville Speedway
    The clock struck one for rookie Darrell Wallace Jr. on Saturday afternoon at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway, as he earned his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win in the Kroger 200. By claiming the victory, Wallace Jr., who turned 20 on...
  • Wallace had "no idea" of magnitude of his victory

    Wallace had "no idea" of magnitude of his victory
    Darrell Wallace Jr. said he would win at Martinsville Speedway, and then he went out and did it.     He had no idea how big his victory was in Saturday's NASCAR truck series race, but it didn't take long for him to find out.     The victory made Wallace...
  • Week 2 high school football scores

    Week 2 high school football scores
    Monday's scores No. 14 Lyman 14, No. 8 Evans 10 - F No. 10 Timber Creek 65, Boone 43 - F Tavares 39, Clermont East Ridge 21 - F Lake Minneola 7, Groveland South Lake 3 - F Windermere Prep 28, Ocala Christian 0 - F Saturday's scores Leesburg 19,...
  • Week 1 high school football scores

    Week 1 high school football scores
    Friday's scores Super 16 No. 1 Apopka 57, No. 16 Oak Ridge 32 - F No. 2 Oviedo 27, No. 12 Lyman 13 - F No. 3 Dr. Phillips 35, No. 6 Timber Creek 0 - F Merritt Island 32, No. 5 New Smyrna Beach 27 - F No. 7 West Orange 52, Boone 14 - F No. 8 Evans 16,...