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VCSO: Drunk Man In Bar Fight Talked Of Kidnapping & Beheading

VCSO: Drunk Man In Bar Fight Talked Of Kidnapping & Beheading

Ormond Beach, FL – A pair of Ormond Beach residents are hauled off to jail for starting a bar fight after 1 of them told deputies he’d “kidnap an American and behead him” once he leaves jail. 54-year-old Faisal A. Albagdadi and 30-year-old Ahmed S. Hindi – both from the same address on Holland Road […]

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Authorities: Man & Woman Pimped Teenage Girl In Daytona

Authorities: Man & Woman Pimped Teenage Girl In Daytona

Orlando, FL – 2 people are in custody after they allegedly forced a teenage girl into having sex at hotels in Daytona Beach and other parts of Central Florida. Kristi Haney and Jose Ojeda are accused of pimping the girl out through online ads and forcing her to have sex with several customers a day. […]

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Grand Jury Indicts Man For Murder In Circus Bar Shooting

Grand Jury Indicts Man For Murder In Circus Bar Shooting

Daytona Beach, FL – A 23-year-old Daytona Beach man is indicted for killing a man and wounding 2 others in a shooting at a Mason Avenue bar last July. A Volusia County grand jury formally indicted Ian Maddox Wednesday on a count of 1st degree murder, 2 counts of attempted 1st degree murder and possession […]

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Body Found In Car Outside Port Orange Kohl’s

Body Found In Car Outside Port Orange Kohl’s

Port Orange, FL-Port Orange authorities say foul play was not immediately suspected when a body was found inside a car outside the Kohl’s store Tuesday night. The store is at 1682 Taylor Road. Police Captain John Jakovenko says a patrol car observed the vehicle with a trailer parked with lights on and engine running at […]

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Cristobal Felt Here With Dangerous Rip Currents, Big Surf

Cristobal Felt Here With Dangerous Rip Currents, Big Surf

Daytona Beach, FL – Hurricane Cristobal is moving quickly north in the Atlantic and far out to sea, but is still causing some headaches at the beach. The National Weather Service has issued a weather statement today warning about dangerous rip currents at the beach, especially between 12:30pm and 7pm. Surf is also a concern. […]

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VCC: Cusack & Northey In Run-Off; Denys Wins Outright

VCC: Cusack & Northey In Run-Off; Denys Wins Outright

DeLand, FL – A 3-way battle for the At-Large position on the Volusia County Council came down to the wire as election workers took nearly 4 hours after the polls closed to decide the winner. With all precincts reporting, incumbent Joyce Cusack wins winner over current District 5 Representative Pat Northey and Deltona city commissioner […]

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Community

Volusia Mall Announces Plans To Support Boy & Girls Club Of America

Volusia Mall Announces Plans To Support Boy & Girls Club Of America

Daytona Bch., FL - Volusia Mall, as part of the CBL Cares platform, announced plans to support Boy & Girls Club of America (BGCA) through the “Give Kids a Winning Chance” program being conducted at CBL malls throughout the country.   This national partnership with Coca-Cola and BGCA will collect sporting equipment, arts and craft supplies, educational […]

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Halifax Health-Hospice To Host 13th Annual 5K Run & Walk

Halifax Health-Hospice To Host 13th Annual 5K Run & Walk

Daytona Bch., FL - Halifax Health – Hospice will host the 13th Annual 5K Run & Walk – Celebrating the Spirit of Caregiving on Sunday, September 14 at the Kenneth W. Parker Amphitheater, 2001 City Center Circle in Port Orange beginning at 7:30 am.  For the fourth consecutive year, the event’s presenting sponsor is Yarbrough Wealth Management Group at Merrill […]

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Halifax Health Launches ER Express

Halifax Health Launches ER Express

Daytona Beach, FL - Halifax Health has launched ER Express –  a convenient, online check-in system that provides reservations for patients with non-life-threatening conditions seeking treatment at its Daytona Beach and Port Orange emergency departments and two Care Now locations in Ormond Beach and Deltona. “Advance, online check-in streamlines the registration process for the patient and […]

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Votran Schedules Changes For Labor Day

Votran Schedules Changes For Labor Day

Volusia County, FL - Votran will operate on a limited service schedule Monday, Sept. 1.Riders are encouraged to plan their travel in advance to avoid possibletravel conflicts.●       West Volusia routes 22, 24 and 60 will not operate. ConnectingSunRail Routes 30, 31, 32 and 33 will not operate as there will be noSunRail service.●      […]

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Prescription Drug Drop Vault At Ormond Police Department

Prescription Drug Drop Vault At Ormond Police Department

Ormond Beach, FL - The Ormond Beach Police Department is pleased to announce the acquisition of a prescription drug drop vault through the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators. The vault is located in the police department lobby. The intent of the drug drop vault is to serve as a disposal vault in which citizens may […]

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Sheriff & County Council Honor Retiring Major Rocky Norris

Sheriff & County Council Honor Retiring Major Rocky Norris

Volusia, FL - In the span of a 28-year law enforcement career with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office, you get to do just about everything. That certainly has been the case for Major Rocky Norris, who has had assignments as varied as patrol, court services, civil, special services and even a stint as a DARE instructor, […]

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VCS: Half-Cent Sales Tax Passes, 2 School Board Members Out

VCS: Half-Cent Sales Tax Passes, 2 School Board Members Out

DeLand, FL – Big change is coming to Volusia County Schools following Tuesday night’s primary election, both literally and figuratively. Both of the School Board incumbents fighting to stay on the board have been tossed out as voters also approved the extension of the half-cent sales tax for another 15 years. In all, there will […]

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Incumbents Hang On Despite Various Tight Races In Flagler

Incumbents Hang On Despite Various Tight Races In Flagler

Bunnell, FL – Things mostly remain the same in Flagler County following Tuesday night’s primary election. Republicans Frank Meeker in District 2 and Nate McLaughlin in District 4 squeaked by in their respective Flagler County Commission races, with each man getting around 52% of the vote after all 23 precincts reported in just over an […]

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Penny In As Holly Hill Mayor; Lentz Forced Into Run-Off In Daytona

Penny In As Holly Hill Mayor; Lentz Forced Into Run-Off In Daytona

DeLand, FL – 2 Volusia cities have new mayors and another will keep theirs following Tuesday’s primary election. John Penny and Clint Johnson take the top spot in Holly Hill and DeBary outright as each man won over 50% of the vote in their respective elections. In DeLand, incumbent Bob Apgar easily defeated Pat Johnson, […]

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DOJ: Palm Coast Man Indicted On Child Porn Charges

DOJ: Palm Coast Man Indicted On Child Porn Charges

Jacksonville, FL – A Palm Coast man was indicted by a grand jury today on 3 child porn charges. 60-year-old Timothy E. McDermott was charged with two counts of receiving child pornography over the Internet and one count of possessing child porn. If convicted he faces up to 20 years in prison for the receipt […]

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Tourism Rates Are On The Rise For Hotels and Motels

Tourism Rates Are On The Rise For Hotels and Motels

Daytona  Beach, FL – Overall rates are up for Volusia County Hotels and Motels for this year according to research. Hotels and motels in the area saw a 3% increase in occupancy from 73% in  July 2013 to 76% in July 2014. There was a  jump by 5% in occupancy from June to July this […]

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Serial Burglar From Ormond Gets 75 Years In Prison

Serial Burglar From Ormond Gets 75 Years In Prison

Daytona Beach, FL – A serial burglar was sentenced Tuesday morning to 75 years in prison for multiple charges occurring in the Ormond Beach area. 49-year-old, Daniel M. Velez recently entered pleas to 16 felony charges for the burglaries after previously entering pleas of no contest to avoid trials for the 14 cases. Over a […]

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