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Daytona Man Gets 15 Years For Role In Crack Cocaine Ring

Daytona Man Gets 15 Years For Role In Crack Cocaine Ring

Orlando, FL – A Daytona Beach man gets 15 years in federal prison after prosecutors link him to a drug trafficking ring that made and sold over 10 kilograms of crack cocaine during a 2 year period. 55-year-old John Anderson Butler, Jr. was sentenced on Monday by United States District Judge John Antoon II in […]

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DeLand Gas Station Mogul Gets 6 Years In Prison For Fraud

DeLand Gas Station Mogul Gets 6 Years In Prison For Fraud

DeLand, FL – A DeLand man who owned numerous gas stations gets over 6 years in prison after he was found guilty of committing millions of dollars in wire and bank fraud. Stephen Deluca was sentenced to 78 months in prison by United States District Judge John Antoon II over 2 years after a jury […]

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Leatherbacks Start Sea Turtle Nesting Season Early In Volusia

Leatherbacks Start Sea Turtle Nesting Season Early In Volusia

Daytona Beach, FL – Sea turtle nesting season hasn’t officially started yet in Volusia County, but somebody apparently didn’t tell the leatherback turtles that. County officials have already spotted 4 nests belonging to that particular kind of endangered sea turtle with just days to go before the season kicks off on Friday. That’s just 1 […]

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Holly Hill PD Handing Out Tickets In Traffic Safety Campaign

Holly Hill PD Handing Out Tickets In Traffic Safety Campaign

Holly Hill, FL – Expect to take a hit in the wallet if you make a traffic safety violation in Holly Hill. The police department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign on US 1/Ridgewood Avenue and Nova Road begins its enforcement phase Monday after 6 weeks of handing out educational material and written warnings to anyone caught […]

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DeLand Man Killed In Head-On Collision With Semi On US 17

DeLand Man Killed In Head-On Collision With Semi On US 17

DeLeon Springs, FL – A 37-year-old DeLand man is dead following a head-on collision with a semi on US 17 in DeLeon Springs. The Florida Highway Patrol says it happened around 10am Monday near the Dawson Brown Road intersection, just east of Lake George State Forest. Troopers say a 2004 Chevy 4-door vehicle was going […]

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AAA: Daytona Beach Area Gas Prices Jump 7 Cents In A Month

AAA: Daytona Beach Area Gas Prices Jump 7 Cents In A Month

Daytona Beach, FL – AAA says the average national price for a gallon of regular unleaded self-serve is over $2.50 for the first time in 127 days. The national average is $2.53. AAA says the average for that same gallon of gas in Daytona Beach is now $2.57. That’s up about 7 cents in a […]

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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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Teens Arrested In Armed Carjacking In Daytona Beach

Teens Arrested In Armed Carjacking In Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach, FL – Police in Daytona Beach have charged a 16 and a 17-year-old in an armed carjacking early Saturday morning. Police say a woman and three others were in a vehicle in the parking lot of Popeye’s at 101 North Ridgewood Avenue around 2:20am when another vehicle pulled up. Four men armed with […]

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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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Complaints Against Flagler Commissioners Dropped By State

Complaints 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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Former New Smyrna Policeman Faces More Child Porn Charges

Former New Smyrna Policeman Faces More Child Porn Charges

Daytona Beach, FL – A former New Smyrna Beach police officer arrested in a massive Volusia County undercover sex operation last month is facing even more child porn possession charges. 47-year-old Raymond A. Smith of South Daytona was re-arrested by the Daytona Beach Police Department at Noon on Friday on 22 felony counts of child […]

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Garage Fire Leaves Edgewater Residents Homeless

Garage Fire Leaves Edgewater Residents Homeless

Edgewater, FL – 2 people and their 3 pets are now homeless after fire tore through their home in Edgewater Friday night. Firefighters from Edgewater and New Smyrna Beach were dispatched to 2625 Orange Tree Drive just after 5pm Friday after getting reports of a fire in the garage. Edgewater Fire Rescue Captain Jill Danigel […]

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