Music News

  • On this Day January 18, 2016
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    guitarist Glenn Frey died at the age of 67 in New York City from complications arising from rheumatoid arthritis, colitis and pneumonia. Frey co-founded the Eagles in 1971 with Don Henley, Bernie Leadon and Randy Meisner. […]

  • On this Day January 18, 2000
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Spencer Goodman was executed by lethal injection in Huntsville, Texas. Goodman was convicted of kidnapping and murdering the wife of ZZ Top manager Bill Ham in 1991. Ham was present for the execution. […]

  • On this Day January 18, 1997
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Songwriter and producer Keith Diamond died of a heart attack. He wrote, 'Caribbean Queen' and 'Suddenly' for Billy Ocean, and also wrote hits for Donna Summer, James Ingram, Mick Jagger, Sheena Easton and Michael Bolton. […]

Local News

  • Relief options available for federal employees in Duval County
    on January 18, 2019 at 12:07 pm

    Jacksonville's mayor and City Council president want families in Duval County affected by the partial government shutdown to know relief is available.Mayor Lenny Curry announced Friday morning that there are a number of […]

  • Florida lawmakers seek to expand needle exchange program
    on January 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

    After a similar proposal emerged this month in the House, Sen. Oscar Braynon, D-Miami Gardens, filed a proposal Thursday that would expand a needle-exchange program for intravenous drug users.Braynon filed the measure (SB […]

  • City, civil rights groups offer dueling MLK breakfasts
    on January 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

    After 32 years of one event in Jacksonville honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., there will be two competing MLK celebrations in Jacksonville on Friday morningCity Hall and local civil rights groups worked […]

  • Gaming machines, weapons, drugs found in 'gambling casino,' deputies say
    on January 18, 2019 at 4:16 am

    Deputies with the Putnam County Sheriff's Office are investigating what appears to be an internet cafe located on State Road 19.According to the Sheriff's Office, deputies said illegal gaming machines, weapons and drugs were […]

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