Jacksonville/ Community & Society
Published on January 29, 2020
Top Jacksonville news: 2 firefighters injured in crash; dealers could face murder charges; morePhoto: Rob Bixby/Flickr

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Jacksonville.

Two Jacksonville firefighters taken to hospital after semi-truck hits ambulance they were driving

The semi-truck clipped the back end of the ambulance, flipping the ambulance on its side, says JFRD.

Read the full story on WTSP.

Police: Speed likely a factor in crash that killed 21-year-old in Jacksonville Beach

The Jacksonville Beach Police Department says at least one person was killed.

Read the full story on FIRST COAST NEWS.

Drug dealers could face murder charges for overdose deaths

In an attempt to combat the opioid crisis in Jacksonville, Sheriff Mike Williams announced Tuesday that those who sell or supply illegal narcotics like heroin and fentanyl could face murder charges for overdose deaths.

Read the full story on FIRST COAST NEWS.

Life, legacy of former Jacksonville Mayor Jake Godbold to be honored during public ceremony

Godbold died at 85 last week and family and friends have since announced a celebration of life to be held at the Prime F. Osborn, III Convention Center.

Read the full story on FIRST COAST NEWS.

A look at Jacksonville's downtown demolition projects

The Landing, the old courthouse, the old fire station, and the Hart Bridge Expressway are all either demolished or are planned to be demolished.

Read the full story on FIRST COAST NEWS.

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