First Coast HS mourns the death of assistant football coach

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Mark Tillman, a long-time assistant football coach at First Coast High School passed away on January 31st.  He had just celebrated his 52nd birthday on January 23rd, but years of liver problems finally caught up to him.

Before his time at First Coast High School where he made an impact on thousands of lives, Tillman spent eight years in the Marines.

On Sunday, February 10th, the Buccaneers community gathered on the FCHS football field for a candle light service to remember the man who cared so deeply about the young men and women who passed through the hallways of this North Jacksonville school.

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Landmark Legend: Carroll's Meat Shoppe

JACKSONVILLE - We all shop a particular store for a variety of reasons like price, quality, service or a combination of all three.  One man on the Northside of Jacksonville has been serving his customers for almost a half century.  A store that you don't see all that often anymore, a landmark legend that has been feeding neighbors for generations.

On the corner of Tallulah and Pearl sits Carroll's Meat Shoppe, slicing beef and serving Panama Park customers on the Northside for 47 years.  "Can I help you find something?" Herman "Smitty" Shuman asks a customer. Smitty started the business in 1966. It's now the oldest meat shop in town.

Arrest made in fatal road rage shooting

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in the fatal road rage shooting that happened Wednesday night in the 4300 block of Dunn Avenue.

Isreal Kevin Williams, 41, was arrested and charged Thursday evening with murder and shooting deadly missiles into an occupied vehicle. Tom Schadowsky, 41, was found dead in a pickup truck pulling a tractor-trailer of a single gunshot wound.

According to a JSO report, witnesses saw a man driving an orange Chevy Avalanche with Florida A&M tags get into an altercation with Schadowsky in the parking lot of the Gate gas station at 4234 Dunn Avenue. The man in the Avalanche was then seen backing into a spot, waiting for Schadowsky to leave.

Budweiser Clydesdales to make Jacksonville stop

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The world famous, eight-horse Clydesdale hitch will appear at the Anheuser-Busch Jacksonville Brewery Tour Center on Feb. 16 and 17.

The horses will be available on both days from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. One hour prior to their appearance, guests can see the hitch set-up and demonstration, according to a release from Anheuser-Busch.

Guests will have the opportunity to take pictures and pose with the horses. Visitors 21 years or older will be able to sample fresh Budweiser, directly from the wagon.

After taking pictures with the Budweiser Clydesdales, people may take complimentary tour of the brewery, which includes stops at the lager cellars, tasting room and high-speed packaging lines.

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Massive storm snarls traffic at JIA

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A major winter storm in the Northeast tied up air traffic Friday at Jacksonville International Airport.

Nearly 20 flights to the Northeast were cancelled as a result of the bad weather.

Passengers also faced a wait time at the airport of roughly 30 minutes.

Eric Taylor of New York City was stranded at the airport early Friday morning. He was trying to leave Florida after coming to Jacksonville for a training.

"It's not knowing that's the frustrating part. So, just everything's up in the air," he said while trying to book another flight.

Taylor also remained in close contact with his friends and family on Friday.

He said they were comparing the winter storm to Hurricane Sandy, which previously devastated the Northeast.

"The preparations are very similar. People lining up for gas, groceries," Taylor said.

Possible road rage shooting victim identified

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible road rage incident that has left one man dead.

Police responded to the 4300 block of Dunn Avenue around 7:45 p.m. to a report of shots fired, according to Sgt. Jay Farhat with the JSO homicide unit.

Police found 41-year-old Thomas Schadowski dead in a pickup truck with a single gunshot wound. A utility trailer was attached to the pickup truck, which veered off the road and into woods off of Dunn Avenue.

Dunn Avenue between Interstate 295 and North Campus Boulevard is currently blocked, according to JSO.

No suspect information is available yet, Farhat said, and JSO officers are still canvassing the scene.

SWAT team responded to scene on Shellcracker Road

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The SWAT team with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is responding to a scene in the 15000 block of Shellcracker Road. 

Lt. Mike Powers tells us a couple got into an argument over night that turned violent. 

The woman involved alleges her boyfriend became suicidal after the argument threatening to kill himself. She also told police her boyfriend became, "really violent" and allegedly fired a gun several times into the roof of their mobile home. 

The woman was able to escape the home and called police from a different location. 

When police arrived at the scene the boyfriend was apparently asleep. He gave himself up without incident and is now in custody.

At this time the man's name is not being released. It is also unclear if any charges will be filed in this case.