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Ex-Florida deputy pleads guilty to child porn charges

Oct. 21, 2020 6:40 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida deputy accused of having sex with a 15-year-old girl has pleaded guilty to federal child pornography charges. Travis Ryan Pritchard, 37, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Jacksonville federal court to producing an image of a child being sexually abused and possessing an...

FILE - In this March 21, 2014, file photo, CSX hopper cars sit in a yard in Baltimore. CSX Corp. (CSX) on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 reported third-quarter net income of $736 million. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

CSX profit falls 14% but railroad announces $5B buyback

Oct. 21, 2020 6:37 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — CSX's third-quarter profit fell 14% but the railroad said it handled nearly as many shipments as last year, as volume recovered from the depths of the shutdowns earlier this year. The Jacksonville, Florida-based railroad said Wednesday that it earned $736 million, or 96 cents per share,...

Aaron Lynch comes out of retirement, looks to rejoin Jaguars

Oct. 21, 2020 6:10 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Veteran defensive end/linebacker Aaron Lynch has unretired and been reinstated to Jacksonville's roster. Lynch walked away in August, just a few days into training camp. It was another blow to a position group that had two opt-outs, two season-ending injuries and another setback...

Washington Football Team wide receiver Cam Sims (89) catches a pass for a touchdown in front of New York Giants' Logan Ryan (23) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Rookie LB Crowder placed on IR days after scoring winning TD

Oct. 20, 2020 6:55 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Two days after scoring a game-winning touchdown in the final minutes, rookie linebacker Tae Crowder was placed on injured reserve with a hamstring injury by the New York Giants. The last player taken in the NFL draft and the current Mr. Irrelevant, Crowder scored on a 43-yard...

19-year-old seeks leniency in killing of Jacksonville K-9

Oct. 20, 2020 8:48 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A 19-year-old man who fatally shot a Jacksonville Sheriff's Office K-9 named Fang two years ago faces up to 35 years in prison when a judge sentences him next week. During a two-hour hearing on Monday, the defense attorney for Jhamel Malik Paskel asked Circuit Judge Gilbert Feltel...

Moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News speaks as President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speak during the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Latest: Trump plans to debate Biden despite rule changes

Oct. 19, 2020 8:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): 8:50 p.m. President Donald Trump plans to attend Thursday’s debate with Democratic nominee Joe Biden despite rule changes — opposed by his campaign — that are meant to foster more ordered discussions....

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew II (15) looks for a receiver over Detroit Lions defensive end Romeo Okwara (95) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Jaguars go cross-country to face QB they should have drafted

Oct. 19, 2020 5:00 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars will travel cross-country this week and get a close-up look at the quarterback they could have — probably should have — drafted in April. Justin Herbert has been beyond impressive since taking over for Tyrod Taylor, who was initially...

Man killed, 7-year-old boy hurt in shooting at football game

Oct. 19, 2020 7:46 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man was fatally shot and a 7-year-old child was injured during a shooting at a youth football game in Jacksonville on Sunday night, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said. Deputies were called to the sports field around 6 p.m. Sunday to investigate reports of shots fired in the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass before an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)

The Latest: Brady, Bucs roll to win, give Packers first loss

Oct. 18, 2020 7:32 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 6 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 7:35 p.m. For Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski, it was just like old times in a new uniform. Brady threw for 166 yards and two touchdowns, including one to Gronkowski, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rolled to a 38-10 win over the previously undefeated Green Bay...

Detroit Lions running back D'Andre Swift, center, leaps over the line for a 1-yard touchdown against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Jaguars' D reaches new low with another 30-point day

Oct. 18, 2020 6:33 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have a new benchmark for bad defense. The Jaguars allowed at least 30 points for a franchise-record fifth consecutive game in a 34-16 loss to Detroit on Sunday. They also gave up more than 400 yards for the fourth time in six games this season. It should...