| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:50 PM
The 72-year-old man who went on a deadly shooting rampage in North Florida, killing three people, including himself, left what sheriff’s officials are calling a “suicide note” that shows the rampage was “calculated.”
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:50 AM
A.C. Lyles, a producer whose affiliation with Paramount Studios spanned more than 85 years, has died. He was 95.
Lyles died Friday night at his home in Los Angeles, said his assistant Pam Gibson.
His long association with the studio began when Lyles...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:25 PM
A.C. Lyles' Paramount career began early in one century and ended well into the next.
His unrivaled affiliation with the studio began in 1928 in his Florida hometown when a silent film he saw at a Paramount-owned theater inspired him to ask for a job....
| Oct 2, 2013
| 8:33 AM
A 39-year-old man was charged on Wednesday with falsely telling airport security agents in Jacksonville, Fla., that he had a bomb in his backpack, a hoax that prompted the airport's closure and the delay or rerouting of about two dozen flights,...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 3:25 PM
A medical examiner who looked at the photographs and records of George Zimmerman said the injuries to the neighborhood watch volunteer were insignificant, as the prosecution and defense in the murder trial argued about whether Zimmerman embellished his...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:32 AM
A Florida museum denied a lesbian couple the family membership price it affords heterosexual couples, according to reports.
The Hands On Children's Museum in Jacksonville allegedly refused to give Karen Lee-Duffell the standard family rate, which costs...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Looking for a cheap fixer-upper?
You might check the list of the 15 best cities for do-it-yourself housing bargains, published this week by RealtyTrac, the Irvine-based real estate data firm.
Shocker: No California cities made the list.
| May 17, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Paula Coughlin was grocery shopping in Jacksonville, Fla., when I caught up with her on the phone this week. If anyone has an interesting perspective on the U.S. military’s absurd inability to deal with sexual assault, it’s Coughlin. She is...
| Aug 21, 2012
Scott McKenzie, whose 1967 hit single "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)" captured the spirit of the '60s flower-power movement and became a generational touchstone, has died. He was 73.
McKenzie died Saturday at his home in Silver...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Hans Massaquoi, a former managing editor of Ebony magazine who wrote a distinctive memoir about his unusual childhood growing up black in Nazi Germany, died in Jacksonville, Fla., on Saturday, his 87th birthday.
He had been hospitalized over the...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 2:14 PM
As the forced cutback in the federal budget draws near, military officials are warning that reductions in maintenance of Navy and Marine Corps aircraft at a repair facility in Coronado could undercut combat readiness....