Lindsey Kilbride

Reporter Lindsey Kilbride returned to WJCT News after completing a radio documentary program at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine.

Lindsey is a former WJCT News intern with a bachelor's degree in multimedia journalism from the University of North Florida.

When she's not drinking coffee on deadline, she can be found cuddling her cats. 

Oakleaf Plantation resident Kirenda Welch says she never expected an evening drive home from her son’s basketball game would end in her arrest and beating. The Jacksonville corrections officer who allegedly struck her was arrested and fired Thursday.

The Clay County School Board has approved the creation of a new position — armed safety officers — to staff its 27 elementary schools starting next school year.

UPDATED: The Duval School Board voted 6-1 in favor of  creating a new position called a School Safety Assistant. Board member Ashley Smith Juarez was the only "no" vote.

The board also unanimously passed a resolution against a plan the state Board of Education is expected to vote on this month.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is outlining next steps for school districts, following his signing this month of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Safety Act.

Upwards of 200 people wrote letters on behalf and against former Congresswoman Corrine Brown prior to her sentencing in a fraud trial earlier this month.

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