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Man Facing DUI Charges After Running Over Bicyclists In Nocatee

NOCATEE, Fla. – A man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after two bicyclists were struck by a vehicle Saturday morning on Palm Valley Road in St. Johns County, deputies said.Caleb Richter, 20, is facing DUI charges.Both bicyclists had to be airlifted from the scene to a hospit

Rot In Hell You Pedophile Piece Of Shit [WARNING GRAPHIC]

First and foremost, this sorry fuck can die slow and rot in hell. The details contained in this story may be disturbing for many to read...[St. Augustine Record] A St. Augustine man performed sex acts on an 8-year-old girl and left her 10-year-old brother sleeping alone in his car for hours, accordi

SJSO Receives 4th Excelsior Award, Shoar Receives Bittner Award

St. Johns County Sheriff David B. Shoar announced the agency has maintained accreditation status for the eighth (8 th ) consecutive term by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA), while also receiving the prestigious Excelsior Recognition for the fourth (4th) consecutive term

School Start Date Pushed To Aug, 31

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – The St. Johns County School Board voted Tuesday to delay the school start date for three weeks.The 2020-2021 school year will now begin on Aug. 31. It was scheduled to begin on Aug. 10. The change means that the last day of school will move to June 16, shortening the summer

School Board Wants To Look At Pushing Opening Back Another Two Weeks

St. Johns County School Board members on Tuesday asked the school district to explore pushing back the school start date to give the district more time to implement COVID-19 safety plans and allow parents to make decisions.The majority of board members asked the district to push back the start date

St. Augustine Beach Passes Mask Mandate

"If you have to turn one or two people away, that's not going to shut your business down. The government coming back in at the state level, and saying 'sorry, you've got to close now because the numbers are going the wrong way,' that will force businesses to close, and not just temporarily. Another

Lawsuit Filed Against St. Augustine Mask Mandate

As predicted, the City of St. Augustine is now facing a lawsuit over their mandatory mask policy, just days after its enactment.This morning, State Representative Anthony Sabatini, who has been involved in multiple lawsuits against other cities and counties attempting similar mandates, posted the p

SJSO: Don't Fight Each Other Over Mask Wearing

A Public Safety Message from Sheriff Shoar: I wanted to take a moment to discuss an issue that has recently emerged in other parts of our state and across our nation. St. Johns County has already endured many challenges due to the Covid-19 virus and we would like to ensure this current trend does n

St. Johns County Does Not Mandate Face Masks

After hours of public comment, a motion was brought forward by County Commissioner Henry Dean to mandate face masks in St. Johns County, with terms to be discussed and decided at a later time.The motion did not receive a second from any commissioners, and therefore failed due to the lack of a second

UF Says They're Working To Remove Loring Monument In St. Augustine

UF announced a multi-step approach to "Addressing racism and inequities" last week. Part of the plan was “removing any monuments or namings that UF can control that celebrate the Confederacy or its leaders.” In a statement to WJCT News, a UF spokesperson said "University of Florida President Kent Fu

St. Augustine Mask Mandate Goes Into Effect At Midnight

After suggestions from the City Attorney and City Manager John Regan, Mayor Upchurch enacted emergency powers to close public comment after two hours, and vote to enact their mandatory mask ordinance, which was passed unanimously.While trying to hash out the details, at one point the city attorney j

'Mask Mandate' Ordinance Definitions, Requirements, Exception, Enforcement

Section 1. Definitions.Face Covering shall mean a uniform piece of material that securely covers a person’snose and mouth and remains affixed in place without the use of one’s hands. Typesof coverings include a face mask, homemade mask, or other covering, such as a scarf,bandana, handkerchief, or ot

Lawsuit To Keep Memorial In Place Dismissed

The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Jacksonville by Attorney David McCallister on behalf of a number of plaintiffs, including descendants of people listed on the memorial.The lawsuit sought to keep the monument from being removed and also asked for a temporary restraining order to keep the cit

Positive Covid Tests Cause SAHS Boys Basketball Offseason Suspension

St. Augustine High has suspended its offseason basketball conditioning program after the parents of an attendee tested positive for COVID-19.Yellow Jackets basketball coach Quinterrance Cooper made the announcement late Sunday night.Cooper said the player has tested negative for COVID-19 and their p

St. Augustine Votes 3-2 To Remove Confederate Memorial From Plaza

After over nine hours of public comment, the St. Augustine City Commission has voted, 3-2, in favor of removing/relocating the Confederate Memorial from the Plaza de la Constitution.Mayor Tracy Upchurch, Vice-Mayor Leanna Freeman, and Commissioner Nancy Sikes-Kline voted in favor. Commissioners John

St. Augustine Man Found Hanging Near Cracker Barrel In Apparent Suicide

The discovery of the man was reported to 911 at 4:50 this morning, by a caller who said that “there is someone hanging from a tree.” Sheriff’s deputies, detectives and crime scene analysts converged on the scene, which was roped off. The medical examiner reported to the scene at 6:54 a.m., removing

Local Police Chiefs Exploring Body Camera Options, Talking Implementation

[FCN]- In a city commission meeting in June, Fox said "It is not my perception that really counts, it’s the public’s perception of what law enforcement needs to do. I am re-engaged in that conversation."He is now pricing different products and taking input from the public about equipping his officer