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Police: Beware Of Scammers Posing As Cops Or Judges

Police: Beware Of Scammers Posing As Cops Or Judges

Daytona Beach, FL – Investigators are on the case after Daytona Beach police say someone’s trying to hide behind a badge or a gavel and take money from unsuspecting people. The Daytona Beach Police Department says they’ve received reports of at least 6 calls from people in the past 6 weeks saying that someone tried […]

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State Attorney Won’t File Charges In Rails To Trails Dispute

State Attorney Won’t File Charges In Rails To Trails Dispute

DeLand, FL – The State Attorney’s Office says they won’t file criminal charges against numerous Florida Department of Transportation and Volusia County employess – including 4 Volusia County Council members – in a dispute over the Rails to Trails project in Osteen. RJ Larizza’s office announced on Wednesday that “no criminal activity was identified” after […]

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Port Orange Teenager Hospitalized After Barracuda Attack

Port Orange Teenager Hospitalized After Barracuda Attack

Daytona Beach, FL – A Port Orange teenager is on the mend after an off-shore fishing trip ended with one of the fish attacking him. 13-year-old Parker King needed surgery after a 5-foot barracuda caused serious wounds to his chest and arm. The boy was transported to Halifax Medical Center after the attack took place […]

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VCSO Finds Missing Ormond Beach Woman In Palm Coast

VCSO Finds Missing Ormond Beach Woman In Palm Coast

UPDATE (07-23-14): VCSO says missing Ormond Beach woman Kathleen Walsh has been found safe and sound in Palm Coast today. Earlier reporting below. Ormond Beach, FL – The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is trying to find a 62-year-old Ormond Beach woman who hasn’t been seen since Sunday. The son of Kathleen Walsh called deputies for […]

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Vet Calls 911 After Being Left In Closed Orange City VA Clinic

Vet Calls 911 After Being Left In Closed Orange City VA Clinic

Orange City, FL – A former United States Marine calls for help after he says workers at a Veterans Administration outpatient clinic left him inside when they closed for the night. Jeffrey Duck called 911 for help on Monday from the VA Outpatient Clinic on South Volusia Avenue in Orange City. During the call, he […]

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3 Charged With Posing As Cops While Robbing Elderly Couple

3 Charged With Posing As Cops While Robbing Elderly Couple

DeLand, FL – 3 DeLand residents are behind bars after the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office says they posed as law enforcement while tying up and robbing an elderly couple in their DeLand home. 44-year-old Michael Umont, 42-year-old Howard Overturf, Jr. and 38-year-old Melissa Stolfi were all charged by VCSO on Tuesday for the May 29th […]

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Port Orange Library To Host Alzheimer’s Workshop

Port Orange Library To Host Alzheimer’s Workshop

Port Orange, FL - Learn about “Memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease”during a free workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Aug. 6, at thePort Orange Regional Library.Danny Anez, associate director of programs for the Alzheimer’sAssociation of Central and North Florida, will discuss:●       Symptoms and effects of Alzheimer’s disease and other types ofdementia●   […]

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Master Gardeners Plan Plant Clinics

Master Gardeners Plan Plant Clinics

Volusia County, FL - Volusia County’s master gardeners will make their rounds in August,sharing research-based information about Florida lawns and gardens.Residents may bring their questions and sick plants to these freeclinics:●       10 a.m. to noon Monday, Aug. 4, at the Ormond Beach RegionalLibrary, 30 S. Beach St., Ormond Beach●       1 to 2 […]

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Funds Available To Fortify Homes Against The Wind

Funds Available To Fortify Homes Against The Wind

Volusia County, FL - Is your home ready for hurricane season? If you meet income-eligibilityrequirements and need upgrades to improve your home’s wind resistance,you may qualify for Volusia County’s Wind Hazard Mitigation Program.The program can pay for hurricane coverings for windows and doors,gable-end tie-downs and upgraded garage doors. The maximum award perhousehold is $10,000.Funding can be […]

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Port Orange Library Plans Book Sale

Port Orange Library Plans Book Sale

Port Orange, FL - The Friends of the Library will sponsor a book sale at the Port Orange Regional Library from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9.Hardcover and paperback books, children’s books, audio books, puzzles, magazines and movies will be sold.The friends group welcomes donations of reading […]

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4-H Sponsors Summer Camps

4-H Sponsors Summer Camps

Volusia County, FL - Volusia County 4-H will sponsor career and art camps to help keep kids active and involved while they wait for school to start.The career camp will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 4 through 8. Teens from 13 to 18 will design business cards, write resumes, practice interview skills, and learn […]

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Libraries Host ‘Medicare 101’ Programs

Libraries Host ‘Medicare 101’ Programs

Volusia County, FL - Residents who are enrolled in Medicare or will qualify within the nextfew months are invited to free “Medicare 101” programs at threepublic libraries in August.The programs will be presented by the nonprofit organization SHINE(Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders).  A representative willexplain what is covered under Medicare, how individual parts differ fromMedicare […]

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Elderly Women Robbed At Gunpoint In Walmart Parking Lot

Elderly Women Robbed At Gunpoint In Walmart Parking Lot

Holly Hill, FL – Police are looking for a man and woman after they robbed 2 elderly women at gunpoint in the parking lot of a Walmart. The Holly Hill Police Department says it happened around 4:15pm Tuesday at the Walmart location on 1905 North Nova Road. HHPD Chief Steve Aldrich says they haven’t been […]

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Ormond Serial Burglar Faces Up To 200 Years Behind Bars

Ormond Serial Burglar Faces Up To 200 Years Behind Bars

Daytona Beach, FL – An Ormond Beach man labeled a “serial burglar” by State Attorney RJ Larizza’s Office accepts a plea deal that could see him get up to 200 years in prison. The details of that deal between the defendant – 49-year-old Daniel Velez of Aston Circle – and Larizza’s office were released on […]

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DBPD: Man Attacks Girlfriend & Cop, Set Home On Fire

DBPD: Man Attacks Girlfriend & Cop, Set Home On Fire

Daytona Beach, FL – A 23-year-old man is held without bond after Daytona Beach police say he attacked his girlfriend and a police officer while trying to set his home on fire. Randall G. Leatham faces numerous charges – including 2 counts of criminal mischief, battery on an officer, felony domestic battery and 1st degree […]

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VCSO: Pitbull Stolen From 7-Year-Old In DeLand

VCSO: Pitbull Stolen From 7-Year-Old In DeLand

DeLand, FL – Deputies are trying to track down an 8-month old pitbull after it was apparently stolen while out on a walk with a 7-year-old boy. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office says the boy’s father – 44-year-old Anthony Cavallero, Sr. – called them for help around 10:30am Sunday from his home on South Montgomery […]

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2 In Custody For Running Marijuana Grow House In Deltona

2 In Custody For Running Marijuana Grow House In Deltona

Deltona, FL – A pair of Cuban immigrants are sitting in jail after authorities say they ran a marijuana grow operation at a home in Deltona. 30-year-old Carlos Yunier Valle and 29-year-old Yusset Molerio Garcia – both of Freeport Drive in Deltona – were arrested on Monday by the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office. Each man […]

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National Guard Considering Move From Daytona To Flagler

National Guard Considering Move From Daytona To Flagler

Palm Coast, FL – Flagler County is on the verge of inking a deal that would see the National Guard pull up its stakes in Daytona Beach and relocate to a 19,000 square foot facility at the Flagler County Airport. The Flagler County Commission will go over the terms of that deal during their regularly […]

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