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VCSO: Couple Stole Over $95,000 From Elderly Man

VCSO: Couple Stole Over $95,000 From Elderly Man

DeLand, FL – A Volusia County couple is out on bond after they were charged with stealing over $95,000 from an elderly man. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office arrested Judy and James Ferguson on Thursday on a charge of exploitation of the elderly. Investigators say the victim was a 77-year-old man who was under the […]

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6 Hurt In 5 Vehicle Crash Overnight On I-95 In Palm Coast

6 Hurt In 5 Vehicle Crash Overnight On I-95 In Palm Coast

Palm Coast, FL – 6 people were hurt overnight after a 5-vehicle crash shut down I-95 northbound in Palm Coast for over 2 hours. The Florida Highway Patrol says it happened around 2:25am Friday near the weigh station, with northbound traffic being routed through the weigh station’s lanes as investigators processed the scene. All 6 […]

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Complants Against Flagler Commissioners Dropped By State

Complants Against Flagler Commissioners Dropped By State

Tallahassee, FL – State officials will not file charges against 3 Flagler County Commissioners after the county’s former Supervisor of Elections accused them of unethical behavior. The Florida Elections Commission dismissed Kimberle Weeks’ claims against Commissioners Charlie Ericksen, George Hanns and Barbara Revels on Tuesday. Claims Weeks filed with the Florida Ethics Commission against Ericksen […]

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DeLand PD: Spider Face Tattoos Man Stabbed Neighbor

DeLand PD: Spider Face Tattoos Man Stabbed Neighbor

DeLand, FL – A DeLand man with gang ties and 2 big spider tattoos on his face is back in jail again, this time for allegedly stabbing a man he thought was sleeping with his girlfriend. 25-year-old Eric O. Ortiz faces an aggravated battery charge from the DeLand Police Department following his arrest around 2pm […]

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Hacker Group Posts Terror Messages On 2 Daytona Beach Websites

Hacker Group Posts Terror Messages On 2 Daytona Beach Websites

Daytona Beach, FL – The websites for the Daytona Beach City Island Farmer’s Market and Riverfront Shops of Daytona Beach were apparently hacked by a group that posted messages of support to the Islamic State (ISIS). Both websites – which were created and are run by 3rd party companies – were playing Islamic martial music […]

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DBPD: Young Woman Killed In Head-On Crash With VCSO Deputy

DBPD: Young Woman Killed In Head-On Crash With VCSO Deputy

Daytona Beach, FL – A 20-year-old woman driving a scooter is dead following a head-on collision with a truck being driven by a Volusia County Sheriff’s Office deputy. The Daytona Beach Police Department says Shardavia D. Allen died at the scene just before Noon Friday on Bellevue Avenue near the Lockhart Street intersection. The actual […]

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DBPD Special Olympics Fundraiser Hosted By Chick-fil-A

DBPD Special Olympics Fundraiser Hosted By Chick-fil-A

Daytona Beach, FL-On Friday, April 24, 2015 the Daytona Beach Police Department will partner with Chick- fil-A to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Florida. Please join us at the Chick-fil-A Restaurant located at International Speedway Boulevard and Williamson from 11:00 AM until 2:00PM. In addition to great food and hospitality, Chick-fil-A customers will […]

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Join The 31st Annual Ormond Beach Citizen’s Police Academy

Join The 31st Annual Ormond Beach Citizen’s Police Academy

Ormond Beach, FL- The Ormond Beach Police Department will be hosting its’ 31st Citizen’s Police Academy, beginning Wednesday May 6, 2015 and continuing until July 8, 2015. This is a ten week program designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the operational dynamics of the Ormond Beach Police Department and the critical role citizens play […]

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Best. Summer. Ever. Enrollment Begins On April 25th

Best. Summer. Ever. Enrollment Begins On April 25th

Daytona Beach, FL – The Best. Summer. Ever. is a new community program that encourages young people to be physically fit over the summer while collecting incentives from participating locations along the way. Enrollment begins on Saturday, April 25 in collaboration with the YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day event which will be held at five different YMCA […]

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Pierson To Host “Pop With A Cop” Event On Thursday

Pierson To Host “Pop With A Cop” Event On Thursday

Pierson, FL- Pop With A Cop — as in a cold, bubbly soft drink and a meet-n-greet with the Volusia County Sheriff’s deputies on the beat — are on tap for Thursday in Pierson. Hosted by the Pierson Town Council, residents are invited to meet with deputies who patrol the city and discuss crime prevention […]

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70 Trees Donated To Daytona Beach By DIS For Earth Day

70 Trees Donated To Daytona Beach By DIS For Earth Day

Daytona Beach, FL – Some Daytona International Speedway and NASCAR employees spent their Earth Day giving back to Mother Nature. 70 trees were given to the City  of Daytona Beach Wednesday for planting at 3 separate city parks. Those are Lenox Park (825 South Grandview Avenue), Daisy Stocking Park (550 Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard) and […]

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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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Volusia County Gearing Up For Beach Driving Showdown

Volusia County Gearing Up For Beach Driving Showdown

DeLand, FL – The Volusia County Council is getting ready for a huge debate about the future of beach driving and parking. 3 ordinances will be considered when council members gathers for its May 7th meeting at VCC Chambers in DeLand. The first deals with what property developers must do if they don’t want vehicles […]

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VCSO: Woman Poured Bleach On Boyfriend Before Stabbing Him

VCSO: Woman Poured Bleach On Boyfriend Before Stabbing Him

Daytona Beach, FL – A Volusia County woman bails out of jail after deputies say she poured bleach on her boyfriend and then stabbed him with a knife when he ended their relationship. 18-year-old Keera N. Nightingale was arrested around 8:30pm Tuesday by the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office at her home on David Drive near […]

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5 People Homeless After Fire Burns Up Oak Hill Home

5 People Homeless After Fire Burns Up Oak Hill Home

Oak Hill, FL – 5 people are now without a roof over their heads after fire tore through a 2-story house in Oak Hill. Volusia County Fire Services says the home at 212 North Gaines Street is a total loss after they were called out to battle the flames just after Noon on Wednesday. Firefighters […]

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Flagler County Airport Re-Named Flagler Executive Airport

Flagler County Airport Re-Named Flagler Executive Airport

Bunnell, FL – The Flagler County Airport is no more. Flagler County Commissioners voted earlier this week to rename the 70-year-old facility Flagler Executive Airport as part of a re-branding effort. The change comes as the county-owned airport has spent $22 million in capital improvements in the last 6 years. Click here for more from […]

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MDC’s Shoreline Project Passes 100K Lbs Of Oyster Shells Recycled

MDC’s Shoreline Project Passes 100K Lbs Of Oyster Shells Recycled

New Smyrna Beach, FL-When oyster lovers gather this weekend for the Halifax Oyster and Music Festival in Daytona Beach,  they’ll be adding to the mountain of oyster shells recycled into the shoreline restoration project spearheaded by the Marine Discovery Center in New Smyrna Beach. That project began in 2013 and has now passed 100,000 pounds […]

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DBPD Looking For Help To Solve Murder Of Homeless Woman

DBPD Looking For Help To Solve Murder Of Homeless Woman

Daytona Beach, FL – A homeless woman with a prior arrest on a prostitution-related charge was murdered and then placed in the fetal position before she was covered up with a piece of aluminum siding. That’s what the Daytona Beach Police Department believes as investigators look for more clues into the death of 35-year-old Faith […]

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