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How Senate women shaped up in budget deal

7:40 PM, Oct 16, 2013

The male Senate leaders may have tied the bow on a deal aimed at ending the government shutdown, but credit for shaping the package is being given to a group of women, led by Sen. Susan Collins of Maine.

There's a deal in Washington. Who won? Lost?

7:37 PM, Oct 16, 2013

Don't feel too reassured: The congressional leaders who managed to strike a deal Wednesday apparently avoided a disastrous default but still live in the District of Dysfunction.

Boehner: 'We fought the good fight'

7:34 PM, Oct 16, 2013

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, acknowledged Wednesday that he would allow a vote in the House on a newly-minted Senate deal on debt and spending.

McCain: Attempt to defund Obamacare was 'fool's errand'

7:32 PM, Oct 16, 2013

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said Wednesday that the budget standoff in Washington and partisan bickering have eroded the confidence of the American people and damaged the credibility of the U.S. Congress.

Boehner urges House GOP to support Senate deal

3:48 PM, Oct 16, 2013

Senate leaders on Wednesday announced a deal to end the partial government shutdown and avoid a possible U.S. default, and House Speaker John Boehner urged fellow Republicans to support it while a key GOP conservative said he wouldn't try to block it in the Senate.

2 parties bicker over blame for parks shutdown

11:48 AM, Oct 16, 2013

As congressional leaders raced to seal a deal that would reopen the government, lawmakers from both parties jabbed at one another Wednesday over who was to blame for the most high-profile casualties of the 16-day shutdown: the national parks.

Cruz won't delay vote on bipartisan budget deal

11:43 AM, Oct 16, 2013

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says he won't delay a vote on a bipartisan budget deal that will reopen the government and avoid a financial default.

Girl Born Without a Face Gets New Sister

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. -- A Clay County girl was born with Treacher Collins syndrome, a genetic disorder which left her without almost half the bones in her face. Now, there's a new bright spot in this girl's life.

12:29 PM, Feb 19, 2010

View Current Outages in Jacksonville

Current power outage areas

4:42 PM, Aug 21, 2008

Bin Laden Raid Nets Employee Big Bonus

The identities of the Navy SEALs who raided Osama bin Laden's compound remain a mystery, but one man who helped get them there is getting his due - publicly and financially.

4:13 AM, May 19, 2012

Arrest Made in 1985 Murder Case

JACKSONVILLE, FL -- First Coast News has learned the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Cold Case team has made an arrest in a 1985 murder.

10:17 PM, Jul 18, 2003

Gainesville man built his house out of 12 shipping containers

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?

11:49 PM, Nov 15, 2012

Opening of the Beaches

By Angela Spears
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL -- The opening of the Beaches signals the unofficial start to Summer on the First Coast.

8:41 AM, Apr 23, 2004

Florida quietly shortened yellow light standards & lengths, resulting in more red light camera tickets for you

A subtle, but significant tweak to Florida's rules regarding traffic signals has allowed local cities and counties to shorten yellow light intervals, resulting in millions of dollars in additional red light camera fines.

6:46 PM, May 16, 2013

One juror was excused in the Guy Heinze Jr. murder trial

After two days of deliberations, a juror in the Guy Heinze Jr. murder trial has been excused.

9:52 AM, Oct 25, 2013

Fatal Crash Teen Suspect Zachary Lambert Has History of Felony Arrests

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The 16-year-old driver involved in a fatal crash during a high-speed police pursuit has already had his case taken to court.

12:14 PM, Nov 24, 2011

Guy Heinze Jr. sentenced to life in prison without parole

Guy Heinze Jr., who was convicted of killing his father and several others in a mobile home, was sentenced Thursday afternoon.

7:17 PM, Oct 31, 2013

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