Top Jacksonville news: 139 homicides in 2019, most in decade; football program shut down; more

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12-year-old Jacksonville girl sets goal of collecting 2,000 socks for people in need

Kendall Alley started the sock drive in 2018 when she was 11-years-old, and decided to do it again – this year with a bigger goal.

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Jacksonville Beach woman speaks out after conflict with JSO lieutenant over anti-Trump signs

A Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office lieutenant has retired after being disciplined for the actions he took against a Jacksonville Beach woman and her anti-Trump signs.

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Woman says she found a roach in her food from Bono's Pit Bar-B-Q restaurant in Jacksonville

Two women say they found a dead roach in the food they ordered from a Bono's Pit Bar-B-Q restaurant in Jacksonville.

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Monday night shooting makes Jacksonville's 139th homicide for 2019, the most in a decade

There have been 139 homicides in Jacksonville in 2019. That is more than in all of 2018 and the highest number since 2008.

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Parents disappointed in Jacksonville University shutting down football program

Athletes, parents and alumni were shocked upon learning that Jacksonville University is shutting down its football program.

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