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One Dead After Being Pulled From Surf In Ormond Beach

One Dead After Being Pulled From Surf In Ormond Beach

Ormond Beach, FL-Beach Safety officials say one person rescued from the surf in Ormond Beach has died today amid hazardous rip current conditions. Captain Tammy Marris says the person was pronounced dead just before noon Monday. That happened  in the 1700 block of North The Beach. A total of 369 were rescued Monday. 520 rescues for […]

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Police Say Man Who Punched Elderly Woman Attacked Others

Police Say Man Who Punched Elderly Woman Attacked Others

Daytona Beach, FL-Police in Daytona Beach have charged a man who they say punched an elderly woman with other alleged attacks. 32-year-old Douglas Wingo was recently charged in the beating of a 76-year-old woman as she walked on Ridgewood Avenue May 13. The woman told police she did not know Wingo. Police have now charged […]

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Tampa-Area Man Dies After Being Rescued From Surf

Tampa-Area Man Dies After Being Rescued From Surf

Volusia County, FL-Beach Safety Captain Tammy Marris says a Tampa-area man was pronounced dead today after being pulled unresponsive from the ocean in Daytona Beach Shores. Marris says two men, who she says were brothers, were in the ocean around the 3100 block of South The Beach in Daytona Beach Shores around 11am when they […]

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Beach Safety Posts Flags Warning Of Man O War

Beach Safety Posts Flags Warning Of Man O War

Volusia County, FL-An unwelcome guest at the beach Saturday for the big holiday weekend as Beach Safety officials report man o war jellyfish washing in and some stings. Beach Safety Saturday posted red and purple flags to warn beachgoers about the potentially harmful marine life. Beach Safety Captain Tammy Marris said three people were rescued […]

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Rough Surf And Rip Current Advisory Posted Here

Rough Surf And Rip Current Advisory Posted Here

Melbourne, FL-Update: The National Weather Service has posted a beach hazard warning for Volusia County beaches for Monday. The warning includes dangerous surf and rip current conditions. Earlier reporting follows: The National Weather Service in Melbourne has issued an advisory for most of Sunday for rough surf conditions. Rough conditions in the advisory are expected through […]

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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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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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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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No Charges In Deputy-Involved Fatal Shooting At Fryer’s

No Charges In Deputy-Involved Fatal Shooting At Fryer’s

Daytona Beach, FL- State Attorney R.J. Larizza says no charges will be filed against the VCSO deputy in a fatal shooting at Fryer’s Tow Yard on May 22, 2014, in Daytona Beach. 52-year-old Edward Miller of Port Orange was shot to death at the business on North Seagrave Street. Sheriff’s spokesman Gary Davidson said two […]

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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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