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FCSO: 2 Men Took Woman’s Wallet While Distracting Her

FCSO: 2 Men Took Woman’s Wallet While Distracting Her

Palm Coast, FL – Flagler County deputies are searching for 2 men who they believe distracted an elderly woman out of her wallet. The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office says it happened April 28th in the parking lot of the Publix store at the Palm Harbor Shopping Plaza. “The victim advised she was shopping at Publix […]

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Daytona Beach Police Looking For Auto Thieves

Daytona Beach Police Looking For Auto Thieves

Daytona Beach, FL – Police want your help to find 2 men who were caught on security video stealing 2 vehicles from an automobile dealership on Tomoka Farms Road earlier this month. The Daytona Beach Police Department released part of that video to the media on Friday, 10 days after those vehicles were taken from […]

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NSB Man Convicted For Killing 2 In State Road 44 Hit & Run

NSB Man Convicted For Killing 2 In State Road 44 Hit & Run

Daytona Beach, FL – A 3 day trial ends with a New Smyrna Beach man facing up to 30 years in prison for hitting 2 Oak Hill residents walking on the side of State Road 44 with his vehicle, killing them instantly. 39-year-old Brian Dale Kennedy was found guilty on Friday by a Volusia County […]

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Daytona Man Gets 20 Years In Windy Pines Apartment Shooting

Daytona Man Gets 20 Years In Windy Pines Apartment Shooting

Daytona Beach, FL – A 24-year-old man gets 20 years in prison for shooting another man nearly 2 years ago at the Daytona Beach apartment complex where he and the victim lived. Jajuan J. Johnson was sentenced on Friday by 7th Circuit Senior Judge R. Michael Hutcheson after a Volusia County jury took around 90 […]

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Unemployment Rates Keep On Falling In Volusia & Flagler

Unemployment Rates Keep On Falling In Volusia & Flagler

Daytona Beach, FL – Unemployment numbers for Volusia and Flagler keep on going down in the latest economic report from the state. That report – released on Friday by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity – has Volusia’s unemployment rate at 5.5% for April 2015. That’s 3/10ths below what it was the month prior and […]

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Armed Suspect Sought In South Ridgewood Store Holdup

Armed Suspect Sought In South Ridgewood Store Holdup

Daytona Beach, FL-Police in Daytona Beach asking for the public’s help to find the armed suspect who held up a South Ridgewood Avenue store Wednesday night. Police say the suspect came into Mishu Discount Beverage at 1310 South Ridgewood Avenue around 10:37 PM Wednesday night and was armed with a black semi-automatic handgun. He yelled at […]

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Port Orange “Get Fit” Challenge Results

Port Orange “Get Fit” Challenge Results

Port Orange, FL – The 2nd Annual “Get Fit” Port Orange challenge was a tremendous success!  A total of 570 pounds were lost by the 52 individuals who completed the final weigh-ins. Port Orange’s Parks and Recreation Department organized the ten week health and fitness challenge that started March 8, 2015.  Participants received instruction on how […]

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Memorial Day Votran Schedule Changes

Memorial Day Votran Schedule Changes

Volusia County, FL- Votran will operate a limited service schedule Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. Riders are encouraged to plan travel in advance. West Volusia routes 22, 24 and route 60 will not operate. Connecting SunRail routes 30, 31, 32 and 33 will not operate, as there will be no SunRail service on Memorial Day. […]

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Memorial Day Weekend Happenings In Volusia & Flagler

Memorial Day Weekend Happenings In Volusia & Flagler

Volusia County, FL- Below are listings of Memorial Day Weekend activities around the County. DAYTONA BEACH: FRIDAY – SATURDAY  Freedom Music Fest Freedom Music Festival, a benefit for wounded veterans, kicks off the holiday weekend Friday with a free three-day festival at Main Street Station in Daytona Beach. Featuring 24 acts on three stages, live music begins at […]

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S. Peninsula Street Closed To Traffic May 26-June 17 In NSB

S. Peninsula Street Closed To Traffic May 26-June 17 In NSB

New Smyrna Beach, FL- The intersection of S. Peninsula and 2nd avenues will be closed to vehicular traffic May 26-June 17. As part of the ongoing Central Beach Phase 3 Flood Mitigation and Utility Improvements Project, construction crews will install drainage improvements in the area including Callalisa Park. The park also will be closed on weekdays. “For […]

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Hundreds Gather To Remember Volusia’s Fallen Heroes

Hundreds Gather To Remember Volusia’s Fallen Heroes

Daytona Beach, FL – Memorial Day isn’t always about the soldiers who gave their lives for America. A special hour-long ceremony Friday morning at Daytona Memorial Park & Funeral Home honored those who gave their lives to protect Volusia County. Hundreds gathered at the cemetery’s Law Enforcement Memorial on 1425 Bellevue Avenue at 8:30am Friday, […]

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Crime Stoppers Of Northeast Florida To Honor Law Enforcement Officers

Crime Stoppers Of Northeast Florida To Honor Law Enforcement Officers

Volusia County, FL- Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida is recognizing our communities’ heroic officers at their 17th Annual Community Banquet Honoring LawEnforcement. This year the banquet recognizes 20 law enforcement officers in the 7th Judicial Circuit who have been nominated by their supervisors for outstanding service. The 17th Annual Community Banquet Honoring Local Law Enforcement will be held at the Daytona Beach Ocean Center on May 21st, beginning at6PM. Of […]

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New VCSO Evidence Building Included In $64 Million Plan

New VCSO Evidence Building Included In $64 Million Plan

DeLand, FL – Health issues – including mold, mildew and the occasional animal – could lead to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office getting a new building to store evidence. That building – and a new forensics laboratory – takes first priority in a $64.4 million capital improvements plan that was presented to the Volusia County […]

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VCSO: 25-Year-Old John Doe Mystery Finally Solved

VCSO: 25-Year-Old John Doe Mystery Finally Solved

Daytona Beach, FL – The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office has positively identified a man who died over 25 years ago in a drainage ditch near Daytona Beach. The remains of Richard Ryan – who investigators say was 40 years old at the time of his death – were found on May 2, 1990 near a […]

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FCSO Calls Disappearance Of Bunnell Man “Suspicious”

FCSO Calls Disappearance Of Bunnell Man “Suspicious”

Bunnell, FL – Authorities are calling the disappearance of a Bunnell man “suspicious” and are reaching out to the public to help find him. 58-year-old George Cantos – also known as “Uncle Waldo” – hasn’t been seen since May 7th, according to what a family member told the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office. FCSO Public Information […]

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VCSO: Man’s Pants Fell Off While Attacking AT&T Worker

VCSO: Man’s Pants Fell Off While Attacking AT&T Worker

DeLand, FL – A 43-year-old Volusia County man is behind bars after deputies think he was drunk and his pants fell off while attacking an AT&T repairman working in his neighborhood. As of 7pm Wednesday, Eric D. Faller is held on $25,000 bond at Volusia County Jail on charges of burglary and battery. The Volusia […]

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2 Arrested After DCF Suspects Meth Lab In Volusia Home

2 Arrested After DCF Suspects Meth Lab In Volusia Home

Ormond Beach, FL – 2 people are now in custody after child services investigators and Volusia County Sheriff’s deputies checked into reports of a possible methamphetamine lab at a home near Ormond Beach. Those 2 people – 58-year-old Ronald Brown 41-year-old Jenny Quintin – were arrested following a brief standoff at a home on the […]

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Publix Donates Nearly $1 Million To United Way

Publix Donates Nearly $1 Million To United Way

Daytona Beach, FL – A group of Publix Supermarket’s District and Store Managers presented United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties a check for $931,297.81 on behalf of Publix Supermarkets Charities and Publix associates. This represents the single largest donation to the United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties and reiterates Publix’s status as the largest supporter of United […]

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