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Palm Coast Man Charged With Raping 11-Year-Old Girl

Palm Coast Man Charged With Raping 11-Year-Old Girl

Palm Coast, FL – Investigators take a 19-year-old Palm Coast man into custody late Thursday morning, accusing him of raping an 11-year-old girl he met on the Internet over 2 months ago. Karl B. Westgate of Wendell Place is held without bond at the Flagler County Jail on charges of lewd and lascivious molestation, sexual […]

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Port Orange Woman Gets 12 Years For Murdering Her Mother

Port Orange Woman Gets 12 Years For Murdering Her Mother

Port Orange, FL – A Port Orange woman with a history of mental illness gets 12 years in prison for strangling her mother to death with a scarf over 2 years ago. 35-year-old Jennifer K. Huntington learned her fate during a sentencing hearing Thursday in a Volusia County courtroom, one that came after she entered […]

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Negotiations Getting Testy Between VCS & Teachers Union

Negotiations Getting Testy Between VCS & Teachers Union

Daytona Beach, FL – It’s not just teacher pay that Volusia County Schools and the county’s teachers union can’t seem to come eye to eye on. In an interview on WNDB’s Marc Bernier program Thursday afternoon, Volusia Teachers Organization President Andrew Spar accused the school system of trying to shut teachers out of the currently […]

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Elderly Orange City Man Charged With Child Porn Possession

Elderly Orange City Man Charged With Child Porn Possession

Orange City, FL – An elderly Orange City man is held on $150,000 bond after a computer technician says he found child pornography on that man’s laptop. 78-year-old Danny R. Fancher of Cedar Avenue was booked at Volusia County Jail on Wednesday once he was charged with 30 counts of child porn possession. The Volusia […]

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6 Foot Sinkhole Opens Up Beneath Parked Van In Deltona

6 Foot Sinkhole Opens Up Beneath Parked Van In Deltona

Deltona, FL – A wrecker is called out to remove a van from its parking spot near a Deltona home after a sinkhole opened underneath it. A 911 dispatcher received the call for help just before 8:30am Thursday, according to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office. The dispatch report indicates the sinkhole was around 6 feet […]

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NSB Commissioners OK Parking Charge At City Beach Parks

NSB Commissioners OK Parking Charge At City Beach Parks

New Smyrna Beach, FL – New Smyrna Beach will soon start charging visitors and tourists to park along the beach. NSB City Commission members voted 4-1 during their meeting earlier this week to charge a $10 daily fee to non-residents who want to park at the Flagler Avenue boardwalk as well as the parks at […]

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Fundraiser Dinner To Support The Ormond Beach Police Officers Riding For A Cause

Fundraiser Dinner To Support The Ormond Beach Police Officers Riding For A Cause

Ormond Beach, FL- Mango Sun Café and Grill and Congregation B’nai Torah to host Fundraiser Dinner to support the Ormond Beach Police Officers riding bicycles for a cause. Date/Time: Sunday March 1, 2015 5:00pm – 8:00 pm The Ormond Beach Police Department is proud to announce that the Mango Sun Café and Grill (1185 West […]

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Public Invited To Remembrance Rescue Project Paying Tribute To 9/11

Public Invited To Remembrance Rescue Project Paying Tribute To 9/11

Palm Coast, FL – The Palm Coast Fire Department and Palm Coast Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 4807 are joining to bring the Sept. 11 Remembrance Rescue Project – a New York Fire Department vehicle restored and preserved after 9/11 – to Palm Coast in early March.  The nonprofit Remembrance Rescue Project was created by firefighters to […]

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Deltona Library To Host Talent Show For Kids

Deltona Library To Host Talent Show For Kids

Deltona, FL- Children in kindergarten through 12th grade will take center stage during a talent show at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 19, the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave. Participants must sign up at the children’s desk between March 1 and 14 to reserve their spot. Registration is limited. To keep things fun for the […]

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Fair Scheduled In Holly Hill To Support Families

Fair Scheduled In Holly Hill To Support Families

Holly Hill, FL – The third of four regional FACT (Families and Community Together) Fairs sponsored by the Title I office of Volusia County Schools will be held from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, in the gymnasium at Holly Hill School, 1500 Center Ave.  The fair is designed to support the needs […]

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Registration Opening For Volusia County Schools’ Summer VPK

Registration Opening For Volusia County Schools’ Summer VPK

DeLand,FL — It’s not too early to start thinking about summer VPK programs.  The School District of Volusia County will provide a free Voluntary Prekindergarten Program this summer for families of incoming kindergartners who have not taken advantage of the state’s free Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) Program.  Studies have shown that students who attend VPK generally do […]

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Soda Pop With A Cop Offers Free Meals To Children

Soda Pop With A Cop Offers Free Meals To Children

Ormond Beach,FL— “Let’s talk over lunch.” The Ormond Beach Police Department hopes to build new relationships with our city’s lunch crowd. The Soda Pop with a Cop event will give the officers of the Ormond Beach Police Department and citizens the chance to meet and discuss community issues. Chick-Fil-A supports the program and will provide […]

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Special Meeting Set For VCS Superintendent Search Firms

Special Meeting Set For VCS Superintendent Search Firms

DeLand, FL – Up to 5 search firms are being considered by Volusia County Schools in the search for their next superintendent. During a special meeting Wednesday night, the Volusia County School Board decided to hold another special meeting on March 13th – a Friday – to have these firms make presentations outlining their qualifications. […]

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6 Candidates Vying To Become NSB’s Next Fire Chief

6 Candidates Vying To Become NSB’s Next Fire Chief

New Smyrna Beach, FL – The 6 men being considered for New Smyrna Beach’s next Fire Chief will be put through their paces over the next few days. City staff interviews with all the finalists will be sandwiched around a 90 minute reception introducing them to the public Thursday night. It’ll start at 5:30pm from […]

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Security Guard Hurt After Man Tries To Steal Tennis Shoes

Security Guard Hurt After Man Tries To Steal Tennis Shoes

DeLand, FL – Paramedics take a Bealls Outlet loss prevention worker to the hospital after police say he tried to stop a Deltona man from stealing a pair of women’s tennis shoes. Heriberto Hidalgo of Courtland Boulevard faces charges of felony robbery with a weapon and misdemeanor resisting arrest after a Volusia County Sheriff’s Office […]

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Experts: Leprosy Cases In Volusia Not Very Contagious

Experts: Leprosy Cases In Volusia Not Very Contagious

Daytona Beach, FL – Public health officials say there’s no need to fear even though 3 people have been diagnosed with leprosy in Volusia County in the last 5 months. Experts believe this particular version of leprosy isn’t very contagious and is likely linked to people who have had contact with armadillos. Fewer than 10 […]

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VCSO: DeLand Man Threw Paralyzed Brother Out Of Wheelchair

VCSO: DeLand Man Threw Paralyzed Brother Out Of Wheelchair

DeLand, FL – A DeLand man and his mother are hauled off to jail after deputies say he attacked his disabled brother and threw him out of his wheelchair when his brother tried to wake him up. 47-year-old Troy R. Catlin is held without bond at Volusia County Jail after the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office […]

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DBPD Officer Charged With Groping Female Prisoner Resigns

DBPD Officer Charged With Groping Female Prisoner Resigns

Daytona Beach, FL – A Daytona Beach police officer charged with groping a female prisoner in his squad car resigns but doesn’t admit he actually did what he’s accused of. 22-year-old Larry L. Jones, Jr. handed in his letter of resignation to Daytona Beach Police Department Chief Mike Chitwood on Wednesday, a week after his […]

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