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Teenage Girls Charged With Using Bleach To Spike Drinks

Teenage Girls Charged With Using Bleach To Spike Drinks

Deltona, FL – A pair of 15-year-old girls living in a Deltona group home face felony charges for spiking their roommates’ drinks with bleach. Jessica Gray and Melinda Lockhart were taken into custody by the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office around 3:30pm Saturday at the Unity House on Fort Smith Boulevard. According to the arrest report, […]

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VCSO: Man Exposed Himself To Jogging Woman In Deltona

VCSO: Man Exposed Himself To Jogging Woman In Deltona

Deltona, FL – Volusia County deputies are trying to find a man who reportedly exposed himself to a female jogger while performing a sex act on himself. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office believes it happened around 11:30pm Sunday night on Fort Smith Boulevard near the Tassell Terrace intersection in Deltona. According to the incident report, […]

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Embry-Riddle Offering Safety Course For Unmanned Aircraft

Embry-Riddle Offering Safety Course For Unmanned Aircraft

Daytona Beach, FL – Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University unveils a brand new program designed to teach high school students and teachers across the state the safe way to fly unmanned aircraft for commercial use. ERAU and the Unmanned Safety Institute are now offering a safety certification training course under Florida’s Career and Professional Education Act, created […]

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Teachers Plan Protest Outside School Board “Good Will” Meeting

Teachers Plan Protest Outside School Board “Good Will” Meeting

DeLand, FL-The Volusia Teachers Organization plans a protest outside Deland High School tonight as the Volusia County School Board makes another stop on it’s “Good Will Tour”. Contract talks between teachers and the county broke down last week with no new talks planned. VTO says more than 100 protestors are expected tonight when the event […]

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Around 2,000 Lose Power After Storms Roll Through Ormond

Around 2,000 Lose Power After Storms Roll Through Ormond

Ormond Beach, FL – Around 2,000 Florida Power & Light customers in east Volusia County lost power Monday afternoon thanks to a strong storm front moving through the area. FPL’s Power Tracker website showed the majority of the power outages north of State Road 40 in Ormond Beach, with scattered – but much smaller – […]

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South Daytona Police Detective Charged With Hitting Prisoner

South Daytona Police Detective Charged With Hitting Prisoner

South Daytona, FL – An investigator for the South Daytona Police Department is charged with allegedly hitting a man in the head after that man reportedly spit in the detective’s face while handcuffed inside a police vehicle. A misdemeanor battery charge was filed Monday against John Zachary Pickett by 7th Circuit State Attorney RJ Larizza’s […]

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United Way Launches New Program To Assist Parents

United Way Launches New Program To Assist Parents

Daytona Beach, FL-Beginning this month, United Way’s 2-1-1 of Volusia & Flagler will offer specialized information to parents who are concerned about their child’s physical or emotional development, behavior or learning. The Help Me Grow program enriches the agency’s services to include specialized care coordination and advocacy to parents with children aged 0-8. When a parent […]

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Manufacturing Career Fair Hosted By CareerSource

Manufacturing Career Fair Hosted By CareerSource

Daytona Beach, FL– CareerSource Flagler Volusia VMA (formerly known as the Volusia Manufacturers’ Association), Flagler County Economic Development, and Daytona State College are teaming up to be a part of a statewide Manufacturing Career Fair on April 22nd in Volusia County and on April 24th in Flagler County. The Florida Manufacturing Career Fair will be held at two […]

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B-CU Earth Day Project Helps The Homeless

B-CU Earth Day Project Helps The Homeless

Daytona Beach, Florida – The College of Undergraduate Studies, in partnership with the Department of Integrated Environmental Sciences, and several community churches will celebrate Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22nd.  Hundreds of students will volunteer, in shifts, to help cut recycled plastic bags and create “plarn” (plastic yarn). Women from the church community have volunteered to […]

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FWC Launching “Spring Aboard” Boating Safety Campaign

FWC Launching “Spring Aboard” Boating Safety Campaign

Daytona Beach, FL – The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is launching its Spring Aboard campaign for safe boating. The campaign started on Monday and goes through Saturday. It’s a cooperative effort between FWC and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators, which represents 49 US states and territories. FWC spokesman Brian Rehwinkle […]

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NSB’s Callalisa Park Shutting Down On Weekdays For Flood Project

NSB’s Callalisa Park Shutting Down On Weekdays For Flood Project

New Smyrna Beach, FL – A popular park for boaters, kayakers and canoeists will face several shutdowns starting Monday until the end of May. New Smyrna Beach’s Callalisa Park – located next to where the South Causeway turns into East 3rd Avenue – will be closed on weekdays starting April 20th. City officials plan to […]

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Aaron Tippin Headlining This Weekend’s NSB Balloon & Sky Fest

Aaron Tippin Headlining This Weekend’s NSB Balloon & Sky Fest

New Smyrna Beach, FL – One of the biggest events in Central Florida starts Friday at the New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport. The Balloon & Sky Fest in New Smyrna Beach begins at 4 PM and offers a weekend filled with air shows, live music, a carnival, aircraft displays and more. Attendees will be able […]

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Flea Market Stabbing Suspect Charged With Having Fake Money

Flea Market Stabbing Suspect Charged With Having Fake Money

Daytona Beach, FL – The 20-year-old man charged in the stabbing of a Daytona Flea & Farmers Market security guard over a week ago is now charged with having over $5,000 in fake money in his truck. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office added 4 felony counts of counterfeit bill possession Monday to all the other […]

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Accused Deltona Triple Murderer Denied Trial Delay

Accused Deltona Triple Murderer Denied Trial Delay

DeLand, FL – The Deltona man charged with the presumed murder of his wife and 2 step-kids nearly 2 years ago doesn’t get his wish to have his trial pushed back again. A motion filed by Luis Toledo’s legal team to continue or stay his trial was denied by 7th Circuit Judge Margaret Hudson during […]

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Homeless Man Charged With Killing Puppy On US 1 Sidewalk

Homeless Man Charged With Killing Puppy On US 1 Sidewalk

South Daytona, FL – A homeless man tells officers to take him to jail after 3 witnesses claim they saw him kill a puppy and leave it for dead on a US 1 sidewalk. 56-year-old Raymond A. Comer was arrested and charged with 1 count of felony animal cruelty following that Sunday afternoon incident on […]

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VCSO Hopes New Image Leads To Woman’s ID On Cold Case Anniversary

VCSO Hopes New Image Leads To Woman’s ID On Cold Case Anniversary

Volusia County, FL – Deputies are hoping the 25th anniversary of the discovery of a woman’s still unidentified remains leads to clues to who she is and what happened to her. The woman’s remains were found in woods near Ormond Beach on April 23, 1990. Her death is considered a homicide. Her remains were found […]

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Volusia Resumes FSA Online Testing Amid Statewide Server Issues

Volusia Resumes FSA Online Testing Amid Statewide Server Issues

DeLand, FL – Students at Volusia County Schools are back to taking the Florida Standards Assessment test after it was suspended due to another computer glitch. VCS spokeswoman Nancy Wait said testing was suspended for a brief time on Monday morning after students had problems signing on to the state’s online mathematics or reading exams. […]

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AAA: Daytona Beach Gas Prices Edge Higher, FL Prices Rise

AAA: Daytona Beach Gas Prices Edge Higher, FL Prices Rise

Daytona Beach, FL-AAA Florida says gas prices at the pump in Daytona Beach are up by about two cents a gallon over the past week. That comes as Florida’s average price also rose. AAA says the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded self serve is now $2.49 in Daytona Beach. A week ago […]

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