This month’s Positively JAX winner is focusing on mental health in a community that’s often ignored. Shontae Jackson created Subliminal Dreamz to address mental health in men.Here’s what we know about waste and recycling collection in Northeast Florida ahead of Hurricane Ian.Buffalo Bills and Sabres co-owner Kim Pegula is receiving medical care for what her family described as being “some unexpected health issues.”.
Country Music Hall of Famer Barbara Mandrell retired from music two decades ago, but the Grand Ole Opry still feels like home to her.Positively JAX headlines from The Local Station in Jacksonville, Florida, WJXT – Jacksonville’s Channel 4.September is Aneurysm Awareness Month, and doctors want people to be aware of the risks of having one.The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is investigating two cases over the past few weeks that appear to be connected, where a man is attempting to lure young girls into his vehicle. In one case, a girl was sexually battered.
“Papi! Papi!” David Ortiz tours Baseball Hall of Fame
Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz toured the Baseball Hall of Fame to prepare for his induction this summer and was greeted with chants of “Papi, Papi” by a group of high school baseball players from Pennsylvania when he entered the Plaque Gallery.A man died Sunday after what was described as a shootout in the Hillcrest area on the city’s Westside, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.Stephanie Jones is the founder of Women at Werk. She also runs a private practice for mental health outpatient services.A woman died and a man was hospitalized in critical condition after a shooting Monday in the Brentwood area, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said.
A man and woman are facing child neglect charges after a young girl overdosed on fentanyl and had to be given multiple doses of Narcan, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.After announcing that 16 Starbucks locations around the country would close due to repeated safety issues including drug use and other disruptive behaviors that threaten staff, CEO Howard Schultz said in a video posted to Twitter that more store closures were coming.JEA will begin disconnecting thousands of customers who are behind on payments Tuesday.A woman died Wednesday after she was found shot multiple times in an area of Jacksonville near the Clay County border that has seen gun violence, drugs issues, homelessness and panhandling over the years.
The survivors who were able to walk out of Sandy Hook Elementary school nearly a decade ago want to share a message of hope with the children of Uvalde, Texas: You will learn how to live with your trauma, pain and grief. “My parents never doubted my dreams, they simply required excellence, as did my teachers,” said Harris.The city of Jacksonville and a national service organization want to hear from local veterans.
4 men suffering from gunshot wounds treated at Jacksonville hospital
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said they were notified Tuesday of four men who walked in to a Jacksonville hospital for treatment of gunshot wounds.News4JAX on Tuesday obtained the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office’s investigative report into a police pursuit that began in Northwest Jacksonville and ended near the Jacksonville Zoo, where a police K-9 was shot and wounded. A spokesperson for the Sheriff’s Office confirmed two of three men in the car were killed when shots were fired from inside the car and police returned fire.An arrest warrant obtained Thursday by News4JAX reveals that the mother of Tasheka Young discovered the body of her daughter inside the mother of two’s apartment. Her children were also inside the home.After six years in the making, the doors have opened to a new spot for senior citizens in the Jacksonville area to gather.A body was found Saturday evening in a retention pond in the Woodstock neighborhood, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said.A man died after a shooting Thursday evening at a Jacksonville Beach home, authorities said.