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Luis Toledo’s Murder Trial Date Pushed Back To September

Luis Toledo’s Murder Trial Date Pushed Back To September

DeLand, FL – The trial of the Deltona man charged with murdering his wife and 2 step-kids won’t take place until at least September. A Volusia County judge pushed Luis Toledo’s trial start date back a few months while ordering prosecutors to deliver their theory as to how Yessenia Suarez and her kids were murdered […]

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Port Orange Rapist Gets Life Sentences For 2 Murders

Port Orange Rapist Gets Life Sentences For 2 Murders

Daytona Beach, FL – A Port Orange man already in prison for life in the kidnapping and rape of a 9-year-old girl gets 2 more consecutive life sentences for 2 other murders. 46-year-old James Maxwell accepted a plea deal from the 7th Circuit State Attorney’s Office during a sentencing hearing Thursday in a Volusia County […]

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County Council Removes US 1 Hotelier From HAAA Board

County Council Removes US 1 Hotelier From HAAA Board

DeLand, FL – A board member for 1 of Volusia County’s 3 advertising authorities is booted out after a former Volusia County Council member and Daytona Beach’s police chief publicly criticized the way he ran his Ridgewood Avenue hotel. Despite the endorsement and re-nomination from At-Large Representative Joyce Cusack during Thursday’s VCC meeting, Pravin “PM” […]

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Old Speedway Seats For Sale As Daytona Rising Moves Forward

Old Speedway Seats For Sale As Daytona Rising Moves Forward

Daytona Beach, FL – Daytona International Speedway ticket holders have less than 48 hours to buy a small piece of the old frontstretch grandstands before it goes away for good. As part of the Daytona Rising project, DIS officials plan to sell off the tens of thousands of old seats that will be replaced by […]

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911 Calls Leads To Man’s Arrest For Battering Girlfriend

911 Calls Leads To Man’s Arrest For Battering Girlfriend

Daytona Beach, FL – A pair of suspicious 911 calls leads to a Daytona Beach man’s arrest for beating up his live-in girlfriend. 47-year-old Lawrence D. Westbrook was arrested by the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office around 2:30am Wednesday at his Primrose Lane home after deputies went there to see who had made 1 of the […]

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FDOT Showing Potential SR 40 Upgrades At Open House

FDOT Showing Potential SR 40 Upgrades At Open House

Barberville, FL – The Florida Department of Transportation is holding a 90-minute open house meeting Thursday night about the new design for part of State Road 40. FDOT will hold the meeting starting at 5:30pm at the Volusia Lodge # 77 Free and Accepted Masons on the corner of Pine St and SR 40 in […]

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Stargazer Series Celebrates The Spring Sky

Stargazer Series Celebrates The Spring Sky

Daytona Beach, FL- Dr. Jason Aufdenberg will take participants on a tour of the spring sky at 7 p.m. Friday, March 20, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave. Dr. Aufdenberg is an associate professor of physics and astronomy at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and faculty adviser for the university’s Amateur […]

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Sheriff’s Office Employees Of The Year Honored

Sheriff’s Office Employees Of The Year Honored

Volusia County, FL- Five of the best representatives of the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office were honored Tuesday for the exceptional work that made them 2014’s employees of the year. The five honorees included four employees – sworn and civilian – and one volunteer, all of whom were previous recipients of quarterly Sheriff’s Office awards in […]

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NSB Library Hosts St. Patrick’s Day Events For Kids

NSB Library Hosts St. Patrick’s Day Events For Kids

New Smyrna Beach, FL-Children can take part in St. Patrick’s Day celebrations March 17 at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway. The day begins at 10 a.m. with an Irish-themed storytime and craft. Afterward, kids can have their face painted with a shamrock, rainbow, or pot of gold until 5 p.m. […]

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March Happenings In The NSB Waterfront LOOP

March Happenings In The NSB Waterfront LOOP

New Smyrna Beach, FL- March happenings in the NSB Waterfront LOOP 1st Saturday Art Stroll/Gallery Walk March 7 Stroll the Canal Street Historic District Saturday, March 7, during the monthly 1st Saturday Art Stroll and Gallery Walk in the NSBWaterfront LOOP. On the first Saturday each month, artistic vendors set up along the historic street from 10 a.m. – 5 […]

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Spring Breakers: Play Safe! Be Smart! Be Responsible!

Spring Breakers: Play Safe! Be Smart! Be Responsible!

TALLAHASSEE, FL, – State law enforcement agencies and associations are partnering during the month of March to encourage spring breakers to have a safe celebration in Florida. The state’s beautiful beaches and numerous tourist attractions lure thousands of spring breakers every year, but bad decisions about drugs and alcohol can ruin the party and change lives […]

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Flagler Beach Police Department Issues Public Service Announcement For Bike Week

Flagler Beach Police Department Issues Public Service Announcement For Bike Week

Flagler Beach, FL- This year Bike Week begins on Friday, March 6th and runs through Sunday, March 15th and the following information is being provided in advance of the event to educate visitors and residents on Florida motorcycle related laws. During Bike Week the Flagler Beach Police Department will be enforcing hazardous moving violations, which […]

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Eastbound I-4 Traffic Moving Over To Westbound Lanes

Eastbound I-4 Traffic Moving Over To Westbound Lanes

Daytona Beach, FL – Part of the Interstate 4 construction zone between DeLand and Daytona Beach is about to feel a bit different for drivers. The Florida Department of Transportation plan to do a massive traffic shift for the eastbound lanes between the State Road 44 and US 92 ramps sometime between sunset on Wednesday […]

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Towing Company Owner Charged With Grand Theft Auto

Towing Company Owner Charged With Grand Theft Auto

Daytona Beach, FL – The owner of a Daytona Beach towing company is formally charged with trying to steal a brand new Ford Mustang convertible from a local auto dealer nearly a month after he was arrested for it. State Attorney RJ Larizza’s office announced on Wednesday that a felony grand theft auto charge has […]

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Middle School Student Found With Kitchen Knife On Campus

Middle School Student Found With Kitchen Knife On Campus

Palm Coast, FL – A 13-year-old Palm Coast boy is taken into custody after deputies tied him to a stolen gun and found an 8-inch knife in his backpack on school property. That teenager – whose name WNDB will not release due to his age – was arrested Tuesday at Indian Trails Middle School and […]

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Thieves Target Seniors, Steal Items Worth Thousands In Distraction Thefts

Thieves Target Seniors, Steal Items Worth Thousands In Distraction Thefts

South Daytona, FL – Local law enforcement warns senior citizens not to fall for distraction thefts after 2 elderly residents were robbed of thousands of dollars’ worth of cash and valuables over the weekend. The South Daytona Police Department says an elderly woman who lives in their city had around $5,000 worth of property taken […]

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Tips And Things To Know For Bike Week 2015 From Daytona Beach PD

Tips And Things To Know For Bike Week 2015 From Daytona Beach PD

Daytona Beach, FL-Bike Week 2015 is scheduled to begin Friday, March 6, 2015 and continue through Sunday, March 15, 2015. The greatest concentration of visitors will be in the Main Street, North Beach Street, Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd and Daytona International Speedway areas, particularly at night. In order to effectively manage the vehicular and pedestrian […]

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Man Charged With 3 Felony Counts In Hit & Run That Killed Horse

Man Charged With 3 Felony Counts In Hit & Run That Killed Horse

Daytona Beach, FL – State Attorney R.J. Larizza has filed 3 felony counts against a 21-year-old man in the hit and run accident that killed a horse and hurt its rider near Orange City last month. The hit and run happened February 1st at French Landing near the St. Johns River. Christopher Todd is charged with […]

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