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A Black woman fell victim to a verbal attack by a racist white man, which led to him punching her over 10 times at a Florida gas station.

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — It started as a light-hearted challenge between a Florida couple, can a Smart car fit into their kitchen? The answer: Yes it can. Patrick Eldridge parked his smart car in his kitchen to protect it from Hurricane Dorian because he didn’t want it to “blow away” and to prove that he […]

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Pilots of a chartered jet that ran into a river at a Florida military base made a last-minute change to the runway where they would make a landing, a federal investigator said Sunday. The pilots on the Miami Air International plane requested the change to air traffic controllers shortly before landing […]

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A young Arkansas mother named Destiny Dennis, 21, was killed in Jacksonville on Jan 4. Dennis’ mother, Emily Anne Martin, told Action News Jax that Destiny lived in Arkansas, had a six-month-old daughter, and was just passing through Jacksonville. “Destiny was a very loving person very kindhearted, help anybody she could, strong-willed, liked to do things her way, […]

Comedian Gary Owen was in Jacksonville last weekend and says, “it was scary down there, it was scary. I’ve never been that close to something like that.” On Sunday a mass shooting occurred in Jacksonville at a Madden competition. Owen was staying in a hotel right across the street.  He wasn’t sure what was going […]

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In Jacksonville, Fla., JaxPAL is the city’s Police Athletic League. They sponsor a youth basketball league with the intended goal of creating “positive relationships between law enforcement officers and the youth of our community through educational, athletic and leadership programs.” It sounds great right? Well, one of the officers involved placed an 11-year-old boy in […]

Comedian Earthquake calls in to kick it with the crew and lets Donald Trump know that if he wants to separate his children from him he won’t put up a fight! He shows the ladies of the TJMS some love and begs Tom to let him back on the cruise! See Earthquake at The Comedy […]

Corpsmen who forced newborns to dance to "In Da Club" have been removed from patient care.

Pastor Jay of Jacksonville has weathered the storm, literally! Jacksonville got hit by Hurricane Irma and sustained a little damage. Pastor Jay reports that, “power lines are down trees are down but not as bad as it could have been if the storm was a category 5 when it hit us.” Unlike Joel Osteen, Pastor Jay […]

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve arrested a 26-year-old woman accused of performing a sex act inside a Florida courthouse and then posting a video online. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office records show Brittney Lahcell Jones was arrested Wednesday. The Florida Times-Union reports Jones and 35-year-old Jeremiah Isiah Robinson had been wanted on a charge of […]

Celebrating Khameyea Jennings life who transitioned last night.She &Sen’Derrick Marks blessed us w/this lasting image pic.twitter.com/eXa5GBLT5B — DuvalSports (@DuvalSports) May 22, 2015 Eighteen-year-old Khamayea Jennings,…

Mayor Alvin Brown, (pictured) the first African-American mayor of Jacksonville, Florida, is leading in the polls and has steadfast support from former President Bill Clinton. But he still takes nothing for granted. “I’m out every day engaging people and making sure they turn out to vote,” Brown said in an interview with BlackAmericaWeb.com. “I’m talking […]