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Jacksonville Brotherhood of Firefighters pushes for more African American hires

Claudia Balthazar Oct. 6, 2016, 5:17pm

JACKSONVILLE – The Jacksonville Brotherhood of Firefighters and other groups are pushing for more black hires at the Jacksonville Fire Department. This move follows a decades-long fight about a court-approved agreement requiring the city to hire an equal amount of black and white firefighters dating back to 1982.

Man accuses Jacksonville officer of unreasonable search and seizure

The Florida Record Jun. 2, 2016, 11:56am

JACKSONVILLE – A Jacksonville man alleges a police officer used excessive force and caused him injuries.

Florida Supreme Court Sunshine Law decision 'a long time in coming,' newspaper editor says

Karen Kidd Apr. 4, 2016, 5:31pm

JACKSONVILLE – While 32 months isn't a long time in many lawsuits, it was a grinding pace for Times-Union Editor Frank Denton in his lawsuit against the city of Jacksonville and the Police and Fire Pension Fund for alleged Sunshine Law violation.