Gotta believe they'll stay but no assurances. It's the biggest talking point the morning after we learned Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver is selling the team (pending NFL approval) to businessman Shahd Khan.
Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford admits almost no one will say they feel safer. But he says murders are down over last year by 9 year-to-date. And he says the numbers show you're about twice as safe as you were at this time in 1991--he says it's the way we report crime.
Black Friday has passed, and now we move on to Cyber Monday. WOKV's Andrew Greenstein is updating the story on Jacksonville's Morning News. You can let us know what deals you are finding online, by leaving a comment on our Facebook page. Meanwhile, Congress is back to work this week, ...
Good Black Friday morning! Our “Top Local” and “Top National” stories have to do with this busy shopping day. Let us know if you are one of many who fight the crowds on this day every year by leaving a comment on our Facebook page. WOKV’s Alyssa Spirato spoke with ...
An innocent driver is the victim of a crash caused by a teenager who was fleeing Jacksonville police. The crash happened at the busy intersection of Beach and San Pablo. FHP is now investigating.
Another chance to make their mark before you stop paying attention. The Republican presidential candidates debate foreign policy on CNN tonight. Newt Gingrich is the latest to be considered in the driver's seat.
It looks like a super failure for the deficit supercommittee. The last few days have been marked by fingerpointing by both sides. If there in fact is no deal this week, we'll have across the board budget cuts kick in.
You Decide 2012 takes up shop in Jacksonville. Herman Cain is scheduled to appear at tonight's Stand Up For America event at the Times Union Center. He follows Newt Gingrich, who made his case before the First Coast Tea Party at The Landing yesterday.
At least four people have been killed and dozens more injured in violent storms across the southeast. While you were sleeping severe thunderstorms raked across the First Coast--no reports of damage here. Suspected tornadoes were reported Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and South Carolina.
An Orange Park used car dealer is facing a centuries-long prison sentence after being indicted in a massive tax return scheme. Federal prosecutors say Bryan Copeland stole the identities of hundreds of people to file at least 1,300 phony tax returns and he spent the money on cars he sold at his lot.
The New York Times is reporting that close to ten additional suspected victims have come forward since Jerry Sandusky's arrest. Sandusky spoke with NBC's Bob Costas, denying there was abuse, and his showering with boys was just horseplay. Sandusky says he is not a pedophile.
President Obama says it's time for Congress to bite the bullet and do what needs to be done about the nation's deficit. A committee in charge of carrying out that task has until next Wednesday to agree on how to reduce debt by at least $1.2 trillion in the next decade.
Jacksonville honors our Veterans today, the annual parade steps off at 11:01am from the Times Union Center. Military ties run deep here with an estimated economic impact of more than 12 billion dollars. This week we learned Mayor Brown is elvating military affairs, veterans and disabled services commissions to a cabinet post.
The monumental fall at Penn State University continues, with football coach Joe Paterno and University President Graham Spanier fired. It comes after Paterno announced his retirement at the end of this season.
The proposal by Mayor Brown may sound good and it's going to be put through the ringer this next month at city council. We'll ask the Mayor how much his plan will save taxpayers next year, and what he plans to do with that savings--when he joins us in studio at 8am.
Past allegations of sexual misconduct are not going away fast for Herman Cain. Unlike other accusers over the past week, this accuser has a face and voice, and she'll be on the morning news shows to tell her story from last decade.
People looking for ways to take something without working for it. That's the way State Attorney Angela Corey views the adverse possession claims being raised by a growing number of people who are moving into vacant homes. We're investigating what the prosecutors are doing about the problem.
Republicans and Democrats in the Senate continue defeating each other's jobs legislation -- and as a result, we're still at square one. Economists think the unemployment rate for October will reflect employers' cautious outlook in the sluggish economy and remain unchanged at 9.1 percent.
In an exclusive interview with WOKV's Rich Jones, Vice President Joe Biden affirmed the White House's commitment to homeporting a carrier at Naval Station Mayport.
Taxpayers are waking up as winners following a few key decisions by the Duval County School Board. It voted to close the Bank of America Learning Academy next year--saving more than $300,000 in annual expenses. The board also approved 14 teacher layoffs, saving just under $1 million.