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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.

Nursing student wants change after failing exam

 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.

5:39 PM, Sep 10, 2013

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

Mother-Daughter Team Rescues 40 Animals in Six Months

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- They take in animals who have run out of chances.

4:53 PM, Oct 19, 2011

Juliana's New Sister Begins School in Clay County

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. -- The sister of Juliana Wetmore, the little girl known worldwide as the "Girl Born Without a Face," is new to the First Coast and has started school here.

10:55 AM, Feb 23, 2010

Memorial Day weekend mugshots

Mugs shots from Memorial Day weekend 2013.

Photos compiled from daily booking, inmate, and active warrants search from the St Johns County Sheriff's Office, Putnam County Sheriff's Office, Columbia County Sheriff's Office websites.

Photos from the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office and the Clay County Sheriff's Office are compiled from media advisories and notices sent to the press.

More Mugshot Photos

11:45 AM, May 28, 2013

North Dakota family calls Jacksonville stay a nightmare after Florida DCF takes custody of their kids

A North Dakota family said coming to Jacksonville was the worst decision of their life after the Florida Department of Children and Families took custody of their three young children just days into their trip.

10:30 PM, Apr 11, 2013

Join Hero Bakers and Get Creative or Just Bake

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Would you agree every child deserves a birthday cake on his birthday?  If so, you can be a Hero Baker for First Coast children.  It's easy and it's rewarding.

8:33 AM, Jul 7, 2010

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

Ghost ants haunt Georgia truck

Josh Wise knew exactly what kind of truck he wanted, but to get it, Nissan would have to ship it up from Florida.  Wise didn't think much of it until he started to notice ants, and plenty of them.

1:21 PM, Aug 4, 2013

Baby killer whale welcomed at SeaWorld San Diego

A killer whale gave birth on Valentine's Day morning at SeaWorld, according to park officials.

9:56 PM, Feb 14, 2013

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