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Man Arrested at Daytona Hotel for Fatal Stabbing

DAYTONA BEACH – 38 year-old Durian Atwaters was arrested by the Daytona Beach Police Department on Tuesday and charged with 2nd degree murder for the killing of 34 year-old Rickey Shelhorse. The DBPD received 911 calls early Tuesday morning from passers-by who saw Shelhorse’s body lying on the ground...
DAYTONA BEACH, FL
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3 dead after hostage standoff at Narcotics Anonymous meeting in Florida ends in murder-suicide

A hostage situation at a Narcotics Anonymous meeting in Florida ended with three people dead on Monday night, according to police. Police responded to a report that a person was shot at Bridge the Gap, a non-profit organization, on Monday at approximately 7:00 p.m. in Edgewater, about 60 miles northeast of Orlando. Bridge the Gap was hosting a Narcotics Anonymous meeting at the time.
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Florida man steals car from mother loading up her kids for first day of school

TITUSVILLE, FL– A 43-year-old Florida man has been arrested after he stole a car from a mother who was loading her kids into the vehicle for their first day of school. The incident occurred around 7:30 a.m. Monday. Police say Santiago Junior Pena of Daytona Beach, jumped off of his bicycle and got into the woman’s car before driving off. Video of the incident shows the mother screaming before going back into the home to call the police. Authorities quickly located her Kia Soul and conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Cheney Highway and Barna Avenue. Pena, however, sped off and crashed the vehicle into another car. He then attempted to run from the scene but was captured by police in a wooded area. Pena is now facing charges of grand theft, fleeing and eluding law enforcement, leaving the scene of a crash with damage, driving with a suspended license with knowledge, reckless driving, and possession of drug paraphernalia. “This crime against a mother and her children will not be tolerated in our city,” said Criminal Investigations Sergeant Timothy Werring. “Our vigilant officers worked skillfully and urgently to take this criminal into custody.”
DAYTONA BEACH, FL
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New Fireworks and Smoking Ordinances

A rowdy 4th of July holiday last year has led to new ordinances and restrictions in South Daytona. During Tuesday night's City Council meeting several ordinances were passed including amendments on smoking and vaping restrictions, fireworks sales, and building height revisions. Fireworks. Fireworks restrictions were put into effect after the...
SOUTH DAYTONA, FL
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Oviedo High School celebrates 100 years

OVIEDO, Fla. — Oviedo High School has been educating students in Seminole County since 1922. And on the first day of a new school year, students, staff, city leaders, such as Oviedo’s mayor, along with many others, came together Wednesday to mark the major milestone.
OVIEDO, FL
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Naked Man Attacks Surveyor with Machete in DeLand

DELAND, Fla. - A man was arrested in DeLand on Monday after apparently attacking a surveyor with a machete. The attack happened at the Volusia County Fairgrounds a bit before 10:00 am, where the surveyor was conducting an inspection. While on the job, a naked man who'd been picking palmetto...
DELAND, FL
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Lady Lake K-9 assists in arrest of Daytona Beach pair with drugs

A K-9 assisted in the arrest of a Daytona Beach pair with drugs in Lady Lake. The pair had been traveling in a vehicle with an expired license plate late Sunday night on U.S. Hwy. 27/441 when they were pulled over, according to an arrest report from the Lady Lake Police Department. A K-9 unit was summoned to the scene and the dog alerted on the vehicle, indicating the likely presence of drugs.
LADY LAKE, FL
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