Posts Tagged ‘Tim Deegan’

Tim Deegan sues over photo/name mix-up…

(edited from – Jacksonville meteorologist Tim Deegan has filed suit against a service provider for a local television station, citing defamation of character, after the service provider featured his mugshot next to the headline “Florida man kept three women as sex slaves, police say.”

Although the story was accurate, the alleged offender was a different Timothy Deegan, a certified public accountant who lives in Gainesville.

Deegan, a meteorologist for duopoly WTLV/WJXX, is seeking damages in excess of $75,000, claiming that the publication of the photo cause him financial damage, humiliation and mental anguish. Read the rest of this entry →


12 2014

It was the wrong Tim Deegan!

(edited from – One Tim Deegan is a meteorologist for Jacksonville NBC and ABC affiliate WJXX-WTLV. The other is awaiting arraignment on charges of human trafficking after police say he kept three women trapped as sex slaves.

When CBS and FOX affiliate WTEV-WAWS reported the story about the Timothy Deegan in jail, it showed a picture of Tim Deegan the meteorologist. The picture was from the TV Deegan’s DUI in November 2013.

WTEV-WAWS news director Robert Longo told TVSpy the Inergize-CMS system (the people who manage the web content) chose the wrong picture (below) ….Cont….

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06 2014

Tim Deegan enters no contest to DUI charge…

(from – First Coast News (WTLV-TV/WJXX-TV) meteorologist Tim Deegan entered a plea of “no contest” to a charge of driving under the influence.

Last month Deegan, 54, was arrested in Jacksonville Beach for allegedly driving under the influence and running a stop sign.

In court Tuesday morning, Deegan was sentenced to 12 months probation, his license suspended for six months and 50 hours of community service….Cont….


12 2013

Tim Deegan arrested on DUI charge…

11/03/13 @ 20:51 – UPDATE: Duopoly WTEV/WAWS  (@ 17:53) and Indepdent WJXT (@17:42) published the story below on their websites after the publication of our story below.   Mug shot c/o

WTLV/WJXX General Manager Eric Land told WJXT & WTEV/WAWS that “as a matter of policy FCN does not comment on matters of legal or personal nature involving our employees.” Stay tuned to Florida News Center for the latest.


11/03/13 @ 17:22 – Tim Deegan, chief meteorologist at Jacksonville duopoly WTLV/WJXX was arrested and charged with driving under the influence. Deegan was arrested Saturday evening in Jacksonville Beach and released Sunday morning at 11:19 am on his own recognizance.

So far there has been no comment from WTLV/WJXX. To the best of our knowledge, other Jacksonville TV stations have not reported on the story. Stay tuned to Florida News Center for the latest.


11 2013