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Man killed in two-car crash in Port Orange, police say
A Port Orange man was killed Tuesday night in a two-vehicle crash in the city, police said. The wreck occurred at 10:19 p.m. at the intersection of Nova Road and Isabelle Avenue. One of the drivers, Mickey White, 44, was critically injured and taken to Halifax Health Medical Center in...
‘My hero’: Florida man reunites with woman he rescued from sinking boat 41 years ago
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Florida (WESH) — A New Smyrna Beach man had an amazing reunion on Tuesday with a woman he rescued from a sinking boat 41 years ago. “I’ll never forget him. I can’t thank him enough. He’s truly my hero,” Memory Wilks said.
Rip currents continue to make victims in Volusia County. What makes them so dangerous?
A day of swimming at the beach can quickly turn deadly whenever rip currents are present. Imagine floating along with the surf when suddenly a strong flow of water knocks you off balance — sometimes moving up to 8 feet per second — pulling you farther away from shore.
Man arrested in less than 48 hours after Daytona Beach homicide, police say
ORLANDO, Fla. - Daytona Beach police officers on Tuesday were able to make an arrest in a deadly shooting that happened early Monday morning. Around 1:15 a.m. Monday, officers responded to a call about a weapons complaint on Orange Ave. and Caroline St. Upon arriving at the scene, officers found a vehicle that was crashed and inside found the driver suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
Father dies after saving son, friends from rip current in Daytona Beach
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Lori McElligott never envisioned tragedy striking her family in this way. “If you were to tell me that this is how it would have unfolded, I would have never believed you,” she said. McElligott says her partner of 26 years, her high school sweetheart,...
Volusia Sheriff Mike Chitwood sued by an antisemitic group
Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood is responding on Twitter after an antisemitic group said the plan to file a lawsuit aimed at the sheriff.
‘Was just sitting on the shore:’ Packages of cocaine wash up in Volusia County
ORMOND BEACH, Fla. – Walking the beach in Florida, you never know what the waves will bring in. The Volusia Sheriff’s Office said it’s been called multiple times in the last few days for people finding large amounts of cocaine washed up on the beach and both times it was in Ormond Beach.
Kittens die after being thrown from moving car in Port Orange, police say
PORT ORANGE, Fla. – Two kittens turned up dead after being thrown out of a moving vehicle Friday in Volusia County, according to an incident report filed with the Port Orange Police Department. Around noon in the 1500 block of Dunlawton Avenue, the reporting party claims they witnessed the...
Avelo Airlines offers $19 one-way flights from Central Florida
Avelo Airlines is offering $19 one-way flights to kick off the summer travel season.
Florida sheriff takes on antisemitic groups
A Central Florida sheriff is speaking out against antisemitic groups. One such group has filed a lawsuit against Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood with the U.S. Department of Justice as well as an ethics complaint. The group is claiming the sheriff has defamed them during news conferences.
1 dead in wrong-way crash in Volusia County
DELAND, Fla. — ABOVE: A look at today's top headlines. One person was killed Sunday in a Volusia County crash. According to Florida Highway Patrol, it happened around 9 p.m. in the area of Spring Garden Avenue and Glenwood Road. Officials say a 60-year-old man driving a Ford Crown...
Caroline Hebert: My favorite restaurants in the Daytona Beach area
As my time in Daytona Beach ends, I wanted to throw together my top favorite restaurants list before I depart. Volusia and Flagler have treated me well, and I felt like a local despite being here for just a year. Living near the World's Most Famous Beach was an experience I'll never forget — and has now made me rethink my decision to leave since I can't go to the beach every day.
5-Year-Old Boy Sustains 46 Visible Injuries, Leading to Charges Against Couple
An unfortunate 5-year-old has been the recipient of recurring torture at the hands of his mother’s boyfriend as reported by the Volusia Sheriff’s office on Saturday. The boyfriend hit the child with a mop handle, breaking it in half and fracturing the child’s skull.
‘Unwanted guest’ pulled a knife on a neighbor, Florida cops say. Then came the chase
Police bodycam captured the events.
Police: Man burning money at Daytona Beach party shot dead during argument
A Palm Coast man celebrating a record deal by burning money at a party in Daytona Beach on Sunday got into an argument with a "music manager" who shot him multiple times, killing him, police said. The victim, Jaron Smith, 32, was found inside a Ford Mustang that crashed at...
Central Ky. man drowns near Daytona Beach
A central Kentucky man has drowned near Daytona Beach, Florida. The Daytona Beach News Journal reports 76-year-old Robert Sarver, of Lawrenceburg, died on Thursday at Dayton Beach Shores after possibly being caught in a rip current. Local officials said it is also possible Sarver, who was in the water with his grandson, suffered a medical episode while swimming.
Affordable Housing Committee to Discuss Incentive Strategies and Progress in June 14 Meeting
The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee will hold a meeting on June 14 at 3 p.m. at the Emergency Operations Center in Daytona Beach. The committee will discuss affordable housing incentive strategies, review the progress of the affordable housing plan, and review previous meeting minutes.
Old School Kingfish Shootout growing into a new Northeast Florida fishing tradition
Tournament fishing season is here, with a new twist. In its fourth year, the Daily's Old School Kingfish Shootout presented by Yellowfin has begun to grow into a Northeast Florida fishing tradition ahead of Saturday's main tournament based at Vilano Beach. Participants may launch from any ramp spanning from Fernandina...
Volusia County reverses course on cutting arts and culture funding
Volusia County Council members have reversed their decision to cut hundreds of thousands of dollars in arts and culture funding.
Buffalo Wild Wings, 2 mobile food vendors among Central Florida restaurants shut down last week
Buffalo Wild Wings near UCF and two mobile food vendors in Central Florida were temporarily shut down after restaurant inspections in the week of May 28-June 3, according to data from the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. Orange County Buffalo Wild Wings 546 at 11400 University Blvd. in Orlando shut down on May 30. Inspectors found seven violations, two of which were ...
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