JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars might as well dub this the Payback Tour 2018.
It started last week against two-time defending AFC champion New England, which ended Jacksonville’s season in January. The Jaguars won the rematch going away,
Police: Student boards bus after being shot in chest
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 17-year-old student was critically injured in an apparent drive-by shooting just before he boarded his school bus in Florida.
Jacksonville Sheriff’s Lt. Will Janes tells News 4 Jax that the student got onto the bus after being shot in the chest around ...
Jags’ Fournette returns to practice, moves toward playing
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars expect running back Leonard Fournette to return to practice Wednesday, a step toward playing against AFC South rival Tennessee.
Fournette strained his right hamstring in the season opener at the New York Giants and missed last week’s ...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 29-year-old Florida woman met with an undercover officer three times to arrange a hit on her husband.
Crystal Alicia Ely was arrested Sept. 13 and charged with criminal conspiracy and criminal solicitation. She’s being held without bail in a ...
Wife, daughter of inmate charged with stealing from relative
JACKSONVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The wife and daughter of a central Illinois man imprisoned for murder and arson have been charged with joining the inmate to steal from a relative.
The State Journal-Register in Springfield reports Joyce Gill and Jewell Maul, both of Jacksonville, are charged in ...
NEW YORK (AP) — And the winner is .... the Los Angeles Rams.
The Rams, who have looked dominant in the first two weeks of the regular season, have grabbed the top spot from the New England Patriots in the latest AP Pro32 poll on Tuesday.
Man accused of planning Florida mosque shooting gets 5 years
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man accused of planning a mass shooting at a Florida mosque has been sentenced to five years in prison.
Court records show that 69-year-old Bernandino Bolatete was convicted in Jacksonville federal court in May of possessing an unregistered firearm ...
Storm victims face uncertainty after Florence
2 toddlers fall into ponds near Florida homes, die
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Officials say two Florida toddlers have fallen into ponds near their homes and died.
The Florida Department of Children and Families say 2-year-old Brayden Deen was pulled from a pond near his Jacksonville home on Wednesday. He died two days later.
2nd-year pro Keelan Cole emerging as Jaguars’ go-to receiver
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Keelan Cole was a wide-eyed rookie in 2017, an undrafted receiver from tiny Kentucky Wesleyan who ended up in Jacksonville’s starting lineup because of injuries.
He was lost at times, overwhelmed by the complexity of routes and responsibilities, and in awe of the ...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without left tackle Cam Robinson for the rest of the season because of a knee injury.
Robinson, a second-round draft pick from Alabama in 2017, injured his left knee in the first quarter of Sunday’s 31-20 victory against New ...
Police: Parents located after child found wandering alone
NEPTUNE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police are trying to find out why a young child was wandering alone in a northeast Florida city.
Neptune Beach police tweeted on Monday morning that they’ve found the girl’s parents. Now they’re trying to find out why the girl was found alone.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady trudged off the field with his helmet in one hand, grass stains on his jersey and a look of frustration on his face.
This was a different feeling for the New England Patriots quarterback — at least against Jacksonville.
Brady lost for the first ...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Eight months later and with much less on the line, the Jacksonville Jaguars found a way to close out Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.
The significance of it might not be known for some time.
Not even the bold, brash Jaguars would acknowledge it was ...
Brady can’t pull out a comeback over Jags this time
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Falling behind to the Jacksonville Jaguars was nothing new to Tom Brady.
The outcome was.
Eight months after Brady brought the Patriots back from a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter of the AFC title game, the Jaguars’ defense held at key moments in a ...
The Jacksonville Jaguars are without running back Leonard Fournette for the fourth time in two seasons.
They went 3-0 without him in 2017.
Fournette is inactive a week after straining his right hamstring in the opener against the New York Giants. Fournette tested his hamstring before ...
Florence flood waters submerge N.C. neighborhood
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have added All-Pro defensive end Calais Campbell to the injury report because of knee soreness.
Campbell was listed as questionable for the team’s home opener Sunday against the New England Patriots.
Campbell set a single-season ...
Jaguars promote Wilds in case Fournette doesn’t play vs Pats
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have promoted running back Brandon Wilds from the practice squad, making a roster move in case Leonard Fournette doesn’t play against the New England Patriots on Sunday.
The Jaguars made room for Wilds on the 53-man roster by releasing ...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A new report says development and the spread of non-native wildlife are all increasing strains on the health of the St. Johns River, which runs through north Florida.
The report released Friday by researchers from Jacksonville University, the University of North ...
Homeowners assess Florence flooding
Dogs, cats rescued by boat in Jacksonville, NC
Jaguars optimistic Fournette will play against Patriots
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone is optimistic running back Leonard Fournette will play against New England despite missing practice all week.
Marrone says Fournette’s recovery from a strained right hamstring has been “encouraging,” but the coach listed ...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Times-Union will be moving to new offices.
The newspaper announced Wednesday its news, advertising and accounting departments ...
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Jaguars try to end winless ways against Patriots’ Tom Brady
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tashaun Gipson remembers his first game against Tom Brady five years ago as vividly as his last one eight months ago.
They had similar endings.
Brady threw two touchdown passes in the final 61 seconds to stun Gipson and the Cleveland Browns in 2013. The ...
If there’s ever going to be a changing of the guard in the AFC, then Sunday’s visit to Jacksonville by the Patriots would seem a perfect time.
Except when you look at the numbers that say Tom Brady doesn’t lose to the Jaguars.
Jacksonville had a 10-point lead at New ...
Jags’ Fournette running again, feeling better about injury
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Leonard Fournette is running again and feeling “better and better” about his strained right hamstring.
The Jacksonville Jaguars running back also is hopeful he will be able to play against the New England Patriots on Sunday.
Fournette cautions, though, that ...
Jags’ Ramsey says he would hit his grandma if she faced him
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No one is safe from Jalen Ramsey’s trash talk. Not even his grandma.
The Jacksonville Jaguars star cornerback and one of the NFL’s most outspoken personalities said Thursday he “definitely would” hit his grandmother if she lined up against him on the football ...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jaguars running back T.J. Yeldon hasn’t started a game in nearly two years, a frustrating stretch that forced him to work harder and be more patient.
He always felt like he would get another shot. He didn’t expect it to be this week.
But with Leonard
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette missed practice Wednesday because of a strained right hamstring.
Fournette tweaked his hamstring in the first half of last week’s season-opening win at the New York Giants.
The fourth overall pick in the ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Navy is moving people and ships ahead of Hurricane Florence , and the Air Force and Army are flying advanced aircraft elsewhere as a safeguard. ...
Man accused of stealing, reselling $5.4M of postage stamps
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is accused of using company checks from his employer to buy $5.4 million worth of postage stamps that were then resold through another company.
The Florida Times-Union
Amtrak modifies schedules, cancels trains due to Florence
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak is modifying schedules and canceling trains south of Washington in response to Hurricane Florence.
The Auto Train, Silver Meteor and Crescent are canceled from Wednesday through Sunday. The Carolinian and Piedmont are canceled from Thursday through ...
With AFC title game rematch on tap, Jaguars relive The Play
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Myles Jack squeezed into his locker stall, his leather chair pushed to one side, his sweaty clothes scattered across the floor.
He had Jacksonville’s season opener against the New York Giants running through his mind, so the mere mention of New England caught him ...
Jaguars release Bennett, creating roster spot for Fowler
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have released defensive tackle Michael Bennett, clearing a roster spot for suspended defensive end Dante Fowler to rejoin the team.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville’s formula for success was evident in the season opener.
It’s relying on their strengths. It’s playing to their identity. It’s surely not the last time they’ll win like that, either.
Sure, the Jaguars would like to have done more offensively in a ...
Patriots eyeing special teams improvement entering Week 2
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — One of the biggest questions for the Patriots entering the season was how their defense would look following a series of offseason tweaks.
While the defense certainly had some miscues during New ...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. is back and the New York Giants plan to get him the ball whenever possible.
Playing in a game for the first time since breaking his left ankle 11 months ago, the NFL’s highest-paid receiver caught 11 passes for 111 yards in the 20-15 loss to ...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are going to have to play a lot better if they are going to beat the New England Patriots in the rematch of the AFC title game next weekend.
The opening weekend was ugly. Loads of penalties. Offensive struggles. A hamstring injury to ...
Jack interception return leads Jags over Barkley, Giants
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are riding their defense once again, and hope it takes them beyond the AFC title game.
Linebacker Myles Jack scored on a 32-yard interception return early in the fourth quarter and the Jaguars spoiled the New York Giants debuts of coach ...
Zoo is ‘setting the standard’ for animal wellness in exhibit
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Suddenly, the bonobos were shrieking.
Maybe the small chimpanzees were welcoming the small crowd gathering for the opening of their new African Forest digs at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. Or maybe they were commenting on its centerpiece, the 50-foot, replica ...
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A traumatic event in his own life set Dr. Ed Gallagher on a path of medical service that included time as a medic in Vietnam and spanned 40 years as a surgeon in Onslow County.
Gallagher was nine years old when he was seriously injured after being hit by a car ...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey practiced without any limitation Friday, clearing the way for him to play against New York Giants star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. in the season opener.
Ramsey was limited in practice Thursday because of right ankle ...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars All-Pro cornerback Jalen Ramsey was unusually quiet Thursday, three days before one of the most anticipated matchups of his NFL career.
He was humble. He was focused. He was more of a team player than a look-at-me guy.
He seemed somewhat ...
Jags’ Coughlin staying out of spotlight before return to NY
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tom Coughlin wants no part of the spotlight this week.
He has declined several interview requests as Jacksonville prepares to open the season against Coughlin’s former team, the New York Giants. Coughlin is entering his second year as Jacksonville’s executive vice ...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins missed practice Wednesday because of a core muscle injury.
Coach Doug Marrone says he feels like Seferian-Jenkins will play Sunday at the New York Giants, “but you never know. That’s me saying it, not him or ...
Parkland survivor hosts fundraiser for Jacksonville victims
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Parkland school shooting survivor is helping to raise money for victims killed at a Jacksonville video game tournament.
Cameron Kasky and top Madden player Shay “Young Kiv” Kivlen are partnering with the fundraising platform Tiltify to host a livestream campaign ...
Jaguars receiver Moncrief takes on bigger role without Lee
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — It wasn’t too long ago that veteran receiver Donte Moncrief was buried on Jacksonville’s depth chart.
Moncrief had fallen behind Marqise Lee, Keelan Cole, Dede Westbrook and even rookie DJ Chark after missing a week of practice because of a sore knee.