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Florida judge draws town’s wrath over school violence case

Nov. 16, 2019 3:13 PM EST

MACCLENNY, Fla. (AP) — Anxieties multiplied quickly across Baker County, a mostly rural community of 28,000 in northern Florida, when news spread that a 15-year-old had planned a massacre at the county’s only high school. "MAKE SURE THE TEACHERS ARE DEAD," he ranted in a notebook. "Then rinse...

11 sailors suffered minor injuries in fire on USS Iwo Jima

Nov. 15, 2019 12:42 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Navy says 11 sailors suffered minor injuries when fire broke out Friday on the USS Iwo Jima, now docked at the Naval Station Mayport near Jacksonville. In a news release, the Navy said sailors on the amphibious assault ship reported smoke early Friday in a cargo hold. The...

Irish, Midshipmen both thankful for long-running series

Nov. 14, 2019 11:58 AM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The belated congratulations came to Roger Staubach on a February afternoon in 2008 at the Daytona 500. A Notre Dame alumnus wondered how Staubach, an owner of a NASCAR team with fellow Dallas Cowboys Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman, felt about Navy’s 46-44...

Report: Neighbor say missing Florida girl wandering alone

Nov. 14, 2019 11:05 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A neighbor of a missing Florida girl told investigators the 5-year-old child was “alone and often wandering” around the apartment complex where she lived with her mother, who reported her missing last week. Brianna Williams was charged Tuesday with child neglect and providing...

Woolfolk scores 22 in 75-41 win for No. 12 Florida St women

Nov. 13, 2019 9:24 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Nausia Woolfolk scored 22 points and Kiah Gillespie posted her 15th career double-double to lead No. 12 Florida State to a 75-41 victory over Jacksonville on Wednesday night. Woolfolk shot 9 of 14 while Gillespie had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Seminoles (3-0). Nicki Ekhomu,...

Jaguars’ Foles says complete break sped recovery, return

Nov. 13, 2019 6:48 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles was able to return to practice in less than two months because he completely broke his left collarbone. Foles said Wednesday he actually benefited from the severity of the injury, which happened on Jacksonville's second possession of the...

NFL at 100: Eagles upset Patriots, give Philly a special win

Nov. 12, 2019 11:00 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rookie running back Corey Clement took the snap out of shotgun formation, rolled to his left and pitched the ball to third-string tight end Trey Burton, who caught it coming off the end, ran a few steps and floated a pass to backup quarterback Nick Foles in the end zone for a touchdown....

Turner's double-double sends Bowling Green past Jacksonwille

Nov. 11, 2019 9:26 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Justin Turner scored 15 points with 11 rebounds and eight assists and Bowling Green defeated Jacksonville 75-59 on Monday night. The Falcons (2-1) also got 11 points apiece from Daeqwon Plowden and Marion Sierra. Bowling Green shot just 27 of 62 (43.5 but made 10 3-pointers and...

San Diego State student, 19, dies after attending frat party

Nov. 11, 2019 7:35 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego State University announced Monday the death of a freshman who was hospitalized after attending a fraternity party. Dylan Hernandez, 19, went to the party Wednesday, school officials said. Early Thursday, university police responded to a 911 call that a student needed medical...

US women beat Costa Rica 6-0 in 2019 finale

Nov. 10, 2019 11:52 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. women's soccer team closed out the year with a one-sided victory over Costa Rica, giving the Americans 20 wins in 2019. It was the second win in two matches for new coach Vlatko Andonovski. Carli Lloyd and Morgan Brian scored in the first 10 minutes and Lynn Williams came...