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Sheriff Staly Terminates Contract With Inmate Health Care Provider


Sheriff Staly Speaking At Sheriff Perry Hall Inmate Detention Center Bunnell, FL – The Flagler County Sheriff has announced his organization will split ways with their inmate health care provider and implement some new changes at their jail. Almost two weeks ago (February 10th), 23-year-old Anthony Fennick, an inmate at Flagler County Jail, passed away after becoming brain dead following ... Read More »

Two Cats Dead In Edgewater Home Fire


(courtesy Edgewater Fire & Rescue’s Facebook page) Edgewater, FL – An Edgewater family is mourning the loss of two pets after they managed to escape their burning home late last night. Firefighters were called to the scene on the 2000 block of Jupiter Drive around 11:30 Thursday (February 21st). That’s just south of Indian River Boulevard/State Road 442 and west ... Read More »

Florida Moves Toward Allowing Medical Pot Smoke


Tallahassee, FL – Florida legislators are ready to vote on measures that would allow patients to smoke medical marijuana, boosting chances of approval before a mid-March deadline set by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The House and Senate moved closer to agreement on the issue, after the House Appropriations Committee on Thursday eliminated a proposal that would have restricted medical marijuana dispensaries ... Read More »

Florida Senate Plan Would Expand School Choice


Tallahassee, FL – Top Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled details of a forthcoming package that would bring significant changes to the education system, most notably through an expansion of school choice. The package would expand private school options for students, bolster security measures in schools, overhaul a program for teacher bonuses and expand community schools. Next week, the package — ... Read More »

VCSO: Man Charged In Rape Plot Had Child Porn


Lafe Best (courtesy Volusia County Jail) Ormond Beach, FL – A 37-year-old Ormond Beach man arrested earlier this month for plotting to rape a 3-year-old girl now faces more charges. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office says Lafe Best had at least 11 photos of young girls in sexual situations on his smartphone when he was taken into custody February 5th. ... Read More »

High Bacteria Level Leads To Daytona Swim Advisory


Daytona Beach, FL – If you want to take a dip in the ocean today, avoid the core tourist area of Daytona Beach. That’s the advice from Volusia County health officials as water testing reveals higher than normal levels of a bacteria normally found in bird waste. The affected beach area runs from Main Street south to Silver Beach Avenue, ... Read More »

Technicality Reduces Sentence For A Man Who Shot At A Deputy


Daytona Beach, FL – A man who was found guilty for shooting at a deputy ends up with a reduced sentence following a technicality with a jury form. Back in July of 2016, Emmanuel Rosado shot and injured his wife after a domestic disturbance, before opening fire on a Volusia County deputy. On March 14th, 2018, Rosado was found guilty ... Read More »

Technicality Reduces Sentence For Man Who Shot At A Deputy


Daytona Beach, FL – A man who was found guilty for shooting at a deputy ends up with a reduced sentence following a technicality with a jury form. Back in July of 2016, Emmanuel Rosado shot and injured his wife after a domestic disturbance, before opening fire on a Volusia County deputy. On March 14th, 2018, Rosado was found guilty ... Read More »

Seabreeze High Trespasser Arrested With Volusia Schools Jacket


Daytona Beach, FL – An 18-year-old male who was arrested for trespassing on school property was found to be wearing a Volusia County Schools jacket. Earlier this morning (February 21st) at Seabreeze High School, an assistant principal and campus advisor spotted 18-year-old Joshua Nankivell walking around the camps while school was in session. Nankivell was previously trespassed from school property ... Read More »

Robbery Suspects Lead 4 Agencies On Chase Into Flagler


Jamier Scott & Darryl Duffy Ormond Beach, FL – Two armed robbery suspects end up behind bars after a chase involving four different agencies ends in a crash. Just after 11:30 last night (February 20th), officers with Ormond Beach Police Department responded to a 7-11 convenience store on North Nova Road by the Trails Shopping Center. When officers arrived, they ... Read More »