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Florida couple accused of 'brutally' beating 5-year-old boy, placing him in dog cage
DELAND, Fla. — A couple from Volusia County is facing dozens of charges after authorities say they repeatedly and "brutally" hit a 5-year-old boy. Shawn Stone, 32, and Taylor Schaefer, 28, were both arrested. According to a Facebook post from the Volusia Sheriff's Office, officials received video surveillance footage...
Daytona Beach teen dies in crash along I-95 in St. Johns County
A 19-year-old from Daytona Beach died after the pickup truck he was riding in crashed along I-95 in St. Johns County.
Police: Man hospitalized after Volusia County shooting
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — Police in Daytona Beach are investigating a shooting Sunday that sent a man to the hospital. Investigators say it happened just before 1:30 a.m. in a parking lot behind a plaza in the 900 block of Orange Avenue, where a number of people had gathered for a party.
Fatal crash investigated at intersection near DeLand
DeLAND, Fla. – A fatal crash is under investigation in Volusia County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The wreck happened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday at Spring Garden Avenue and Glenwood Road, just north of DeLand. Details about the crash have not yet been released by the FHP.
Man Arrested in Volusia County, Faces Additional Charges, 2 Year Old Reunited with Family
In Volusia County, a man named Shawn Stone was arrested about a month ago after allegedly fracturing the skull of his girlfriend's 5-year-old son with a mop. Now, he is facing an additional 23 counts related to acts of abuse and neglect. Stone's girlfriend, Taylor Schaefer, also faces 25 similar counts for allegedly failing to intervene or report the abuse.
Dont' miss out on the latest grocery coupons from Publix in Daytona Beach, Updated 2023-06-05
Publix is a supermarket chain based in Lakeland, Florida. It was founded in 1930 by George W. Jenkins and has since grown to over 1,200 stores across the southeastern United States. Publix is known for its customer service, high-quality products, and dedication to community involvement and sustainability. Let's make use of these coupons to buy the things we need and make our lives more economical and enjoyable.
Woman arrested for yanking child's hair, kicking her, as large crowd watched at Florida beach
FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. - A Texas woman has been arrested for an apparent drunken rage at Flagler Beach where she pulled a young girl by the hair and kicked her, according to witnesses. Deputies were called to the 600 block of S Ocean Shore Blvd on May 31 after witnesses...
‘It’s going to come’: Volusia resident urges others to prepare for hurricanes
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — For Bella Robinson, who was born and raised in Volusia County, said understanding Florida’s hurricane season is simple. “If you live here, then you know there is no really getting ahead of it,” she said. “It’s gonna come, year after year. It’s gonna be the same every year, if not worse than the year before.”
Summer food program to provide free meals to children in Volusia County
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — Volusia County is getting ready to kick off a program to keep children fed through summer vacation. The Community Assistance Division is sponsoring the Summer Food Service Program (Summer BreakSpot) starting Monday and running through August 11. It provides free breakfast and lunch for children...
Cocaine washes up on Ormond Beach, deputies say
Someone reported finding a small black bag on the beach near Seminole Avenue.
Deadly beach currents claim 2 lives in Volusia County, dozens others rescued
Two people died after getting caught in rip currents in Daytona Beach and Daytona Beach Shores Thursday and Friday, while dozens had to be rescued from the ocean due to strong rip currents. The first incident involved three people swimming from Lakeland who were caught in a rip current in...
Police: Homeowner pulled gun on woman who backed into his driveway
PALM COAST, Fla. (WESH) – Police say a Florida man was so upset when someone pulled into his driveway, he confronted them and pulled out a gun. The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office said Terry Vetsch charged out of his house in Palm Coast to confront a driver who backed into his driveway before pulling into the driveway across the street.
76-year-old grandfather pulled from ocean in Volusia County dies
DAYTONA BEACH SHORES, Fla. — A 76-year-old man who was found unresponsive in the water on Daytona Beach Shores on Thursday has died, officials say. He was apparently swimming with his grandson when it happened. The man was taken to the hospital, where he died. It’s possible the man...
Volusia County Court Judge Belle Schumann to retire
Volusia County Court Judge Belle B. Schumann is retiring, effective June 30. Schumann received her undergraduate degree from Stetson University and her law degree from Florida State University. She was admitted to The Florida Bar in 1984 and was appointed Volusia County Court Judge by Gov. Jeb Bush in 2005. She was subsequently elected/reelected without opposition in 2006, 2012 and 2018.
Police Name Devonte Smokes in Wednesday Homicide
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The Daytona Beach Police Department have named Devonte Smokes as a person of interest in connection to an active homicide investigation. Smokes has been connected to the Wednesday drive-by shooting that occurred around Bellevue Ave and S Nova Rd and left one victim dead. Smokes was...
The Daily Cartoon and Live Briefing: Monday, June 5, 2023
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Police: Video shows suspect abandon toddler he found in stolen SUV
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. (CNN) – Police in Florida said they’re looking for a suspect who stole an SUV with a sleeping toddler inside. Surveillance video from Thursday shows the suspect dropping the 2-year-old child off on the side of the road in an alleyway a short time later.
Pop-Up Park Picnic: Couple Date Night – A Self-Guided Adventure for a Fun and Romantic Weekend!
🎉🌅🍴 Hey Friends! Are you ready for an unforgettable date night this weekend? Join us at the Pop-Up Park Picnic: Couple Date Night (Self-Guided) in the beautiful Daytona Beach Area! 🏝️🌊
‘We’re done:’ Volusia County family looks to demolish home after repeated flooding
ORMOND BEACH, Fla. – Seven months after hurricanes Ian and Nicole battered Volusia County, a handful of residents are a step closer to preventing their homes from flooding when the next storm hits. Bruce and Lisa Chiarizzi’s home in Ormond Beach has flooded at least three times over the...
Flagler County performs ‘ecological timber thinning’ on county-owned land
The Flagler County government is performing "ecological timber thinning" on a 497-acre county-owned property south and west of Old Kings Road and east of Interstate 95. The thinning will affect 313 acres of the site and is expected to be completed by the end of June, weather permitting, according to a news release from the county government.
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