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Man Airlifted After Early Morning Shooting

Palm Coast, FL –Â A man is airlifted to the hospital after a shooting incident that took place early this morning. Flagler County Sheriff’s Office announced that they’re now investigating a shooting that took place off White Star Drive just after 1:30 this morning in Palm Coast. Deputies say they found an adult male inside of a vehicle with a ... Read More »

“Kicks 4 Guns� Starts Today

Daytona Beach, FL –Â Daytona police and the Volusia CountySheriff’s Office is sweetening the deal for those looking to surrender a gun. Surrender a firearm, and leave with money. Today (October 16th) begins “Kicks 4 Guns,” an event that is being held statewide including the Volusia County area. The event is aimed at getting guns off the street with no ... Read More »

Detzner Waiting To Consider Possible Election Changes

Tallahasse, FL – Secretary of State Ken Detzner said Monday he’s waiting for requests from elections supervisors in hurricane-ravaged counties before considering any changes for the Nov. 6 election. “The department is in regular communication with supervisors of elections in affected counties, and they are still in the process of assessing potential damage to early-voting and election-day voting sites as ... Read More »

Bill Delay For Ormond Water Users Due To Michael

Ormond Beach, FL – Around 2,000 Ormond Beach water customers will get their bills a little later than usual and you can blame Hurricane Michael for that. The major storm which carved a path of destruction through much of the Southeastern United States – especially the Florida Panhandle – also affected the Tallahassee-based company Ormond Beach uses to print and ... Read More »

Police: Man Set Fire To Get “Sniper� Inside To Leave

Daytona Beach, FL – Two people have been Baker Acted at Halifax Health Medical Center after one of them admitted to starting a fire in his Daytona Beach apartment so he could get a “sniper” inside to leave. Those people – a 40-year-old man and 42-year-old wife – are not facing criminal charges at this point in the blaze which ... Read More »

Florida Supreme Court: New Governor Will Fill Vacancies

Tallahassee, FL – The Florida Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the next governor — not Gov. Rick Scott — will have the authority to appoint three justices to the Supreme Court. The decision ends a long-running dispute about the power to appoint replacements for justices Barbara Pariente, R. Fred Lewis and Peggy Quince, who will leave the court in ... Read More »

7 Arrests In Undercover Online Child Predator Sting

Daytona Beach, FL – A four-day undercover operation targeting online child predators nets seven arrests in Volusia, including a man who was once a youth camp counselor. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrests today (October 15th) as part of Operation Unlawful Attraction, a joint effort with law enforcement agencies across the Central Florida region as well as federal ... Read More »

Barberville Pioneer Settlement Is Finalist For Great Places In Florida

Barberville, FL – The Barberville Pioneer Settlement is one of four finalists in the running to be this year’s Great Place in Florida. Over 20 nominations were received and reviewed before the selection was made. The selection committee is comprised of professionals in the fields of urban planning, transportation, historical preservation and advocacy BPS Director Debra West said the other ... Read More »

VCSO Seeking New Employees

DeLand, FL –Â The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is hiring, and they’re looking for those wanting to serve the community. VCSO announced on Friday (October 12th) that the agency is recruiting, searching for those interested in a career serving the community. They premiered a new recruitment video on their facebook to make a big push for potential candidates and to ... Read More »

Local First Responders Joining Hurricane Relief Effort

DeLand, FLÂ – Local police and fire agencies from Volusia and Flagler head to the Panhandle to lend a hand in the wake of Hurricane Michael. Yesterday (October 14th), the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office announced that they have deployed a group of workers to Bay County in the Florida Panhandle along with supplies to help with the relief effort. They ... Read More »