Smokers in the Sunshine State may be paying more for a pack of cigarettes this year if a proposed bill is passed. The issue is lighting up some debate on the First Coast.
The first thing you notice about Eagle Lake, if you notice it at all, is
the sound of traffic. Like the cars, most people zip past ...
App of the Day: US Presdidents. Learn about the U.S. presidents - years in office, birthplace, trivia, party, vice presidents ...
A food maker is recalling some Kraft Velveeta pasta and ground beef
products because some labels left off soy, an allergen, as ...
The State of Florida will be getting some help from Washington to deal
with the continuing problems plaguing the unemployment system that has
been the subject of multiple WTSP stories.
With relatively little fanfare, the House passed a $1.1 trillion
spending bill Wednesday that will fund the government through October.
J.C. Penney will close 33 stores and lay off about 2,000 employees, the retailer said Wednesday.
Target's data breach over the crucial holiday selling season was even
worse than expected. Up to an additional 70 million customers had their
personal information stolen in the breach, bringing the total
potentially affected up to 110 million, the retailer said Friday.
The state announced today that it would contract with another company to try to get things up and running again. They should start working on it at the end of the week.
Macy's will lay off 2,500 workers but hire others as it aims to save $100 million a year.
The Retirement Reform task force met again Wednesday morning to try and
hammer out a new plan to pay down existing pension debt and reform the
city's pension plan.
The U.S. Senate agreed Tuesday to move forward with a three-month
extension of expired jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed,
which affects an estimated 1.3 million Americans.
The Senate on Monday easily approved Janet Yellen's nomination to head the Federal Reserve.
The small city of Ailey, Georgia has a population of 543, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. For many years, it only had two banks, one in Ailey and one in Mount Vernon.
In 2012, residents learned that the bank director of Montgomery Bank and Trust in Ailey was being accused of embezzling over 20 million dollars and they were shocked.
The lawsuit filed earlier this week alleges that Facebook scans messages
between users labeled "private" for links and other information that
can be sold to advertisers, marketers and data aggregators.
Steve Tran went on vacation after the Dec. 17 winner was picked and forgot to check his tickets.
It's not cash. AT&T (T, Fortune 500) is offering T-Mobile (TMUS)
refugees a $200 credit per phone line, plus the chance to trade in their
smartphones for up to $250.
The rain was steady, starting right before kickoff and picking up during
the game. Fans who traveled from the midwest for the 2014 Gator Bowl
are headed home said they expected a bit more sunshine.
Small business owners in and around the Jacksonville Landing anticipate a sales boost thanks to the 2014 Gator Bowl on New Year's Day.
The community is concerned that the proposed lane expansion of the
Fuller Warren Bridge could affect the Riverside Arts Market in the
The retail-worker strikes that swept the nation in 2013 did not move
Congress to raise the minimum wage, but a growing number of states are
With the New Year around the corner, you may be considering switching
careers or just beginning to think about where to start one.
Hackers who stole data for up to 40 million credit cards and
debit cards used in Target stores removed encrypted data containing
personal identification numbers - but the theft isn't expected to
compromise cardholder accounts - the company said Friday.
The day after Christmas is for more than returning gifts this year. Retailers are ratcheting up the sales in an attempt to lure customers and make up for a slow shopping season.
Experts say this was Merry Christmas for retailers.
When the clock strikes midnight New Year's Eve, we will be ringing in a
new year and a new financial increase for some of Florida's lowest paid
Dirk Whitsitt, a construction worker from Kansas, caught the fish of a
lifetime only an hour into his first fishing trip in Alaska.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Shipping containers are extremely durable designed
to withstand high winds, salt water and hold 60,000 lbs. so why not
stack them and turn them into a house?
By Kyle Meenan
JACKSONVILLE, FL -- The man convicted of killing a Jacksonville Beach waitress six years ago has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
A local nursing student was looking forward to graduation, but now she says she won't be getting her diploma and is determined to create change at her school because of it.
A local woman believes she was unfairly busted for prostitution after
looking for love on Craigslist. Turns out the man who befriended her
online was an undercover cop.
By Jackelyn Barnard
JACKSONVILLE, FL -- The University of Florida is taking action following a First Coast News I-team report.
At least four staffers have been disciplined for their role in the alleged Misuse of UF research funds.
JACKSONVILLE - These days everyone is looking for a great deal. Look no further than the Florida Community College of Jacksonville's North Campus for everyday services at unbelieable prices. The school has training programs for students who need to practice their craft. The public pays just pennies on the dollar for haircuts, perms, facials, manicures, dental work, massages and gourmet dining.
CAGUAS, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Billboards tout love machines, whirlpools and water beds and a saleswoman pitches an energy drink to help couples through Valentine's Day on Puerto Rico's "Highway of Love."
Walkers came out Saturday to generate awareness for heart disease and stroke, they are America's No.1 and No.4 health threats, according to the American Heart Association who sponsored the walk.
The event helped raise money for research, education and community awareness.
The Heart Walk began at Metropolitan Park and continued through downtown to The Jacksonville Landing where it looped back to the park.
More Photo Galleries | Submit Photos
Add First Coast News on your favorite social networking site and stay connected and up to the minute on the latest news.
Check the latest news, sports, weather and more on your mobile device.
News & Weather App:
iPad | iPhone | Android
iPad | iPhone | Android
All mobile devices: