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  • On this Day October 20, 2011
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    US photographer Barry Feinstein, best known for taking enduring pictures of musicians such as and died aged 80. Feinstein was responsible for capturing more than 500 record sleeves, including Harrison's All Things Must […]

  • On this Day October 20, 2003
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    A jury found Girls Aloud singer Cheryl Tweedy guilty of assaulting a nightclub worker. The singer was sentenced to complete 120 hours of unpaid community service and was ordered to pay her victim £500 compensation, […]

  • On this Day October 20, 1977
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Gaines and Cassie Gaines from Lynyrd Skynyrd were all killed along with manager Dean Kilpatrick when their rented plane ran out of fuel and crashed into a densely wooded thicket in the middle of a […]

  • On this Day October 20, 1977
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Siouxsie Sioux and Kenny Morris from The Banshees were arrested and held overnight at Holloway police station, London for causing an obstruction after a London gig, they were both fined £20. […]

  • On this Day October 20, 1969
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    played the first of six nights at New York's Filmore East performing a two-hour show featuring the songs from 'Tommy.' […]

Local News

  • 40 years ago today: Lynyrd Skynyrd's plane crashes in Mississippi
    on October 20, 2017 at 10:00 am

    Oct. 20, 1977, three days after Lynyrd Skynyrd released its its fifth album, "Street Survivors," lead singer Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines, vocalist Cassie Gaines, their tour manager and two pilots died and dozens […]

  • Police: Child, adult shot in Northwest Jacksonville
    on October 20, 2017 at 8:58 am

    A three-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was shot in the head Thursday night.A woman was also injured in the shooting in the city's Robinson's Addition neighborhood, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office […]

  • Protesters outside Richard Spencer speech decry 'Nazi hate'
    on October 20, 2017 at 3:39 am

    Thousands of people carried signs and yelled anti-Nazi chants outside a University of Florida auditorium where white nationalist Richard Spencer spoke Thursday.Officials said in a joint press release that more than 2,500 […]

  • Deputies: 2 arrested around Richard Spencer speech at UF
    on October 20, 2017 at 3:34 am

    Two men were arrested Thursday around the time of white nationalist Richard Spencer's speech at the University of Florida in Gainesville, the Alachua County Sheriff's Office said. Hours before Spencer was set to speak, […]