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Volusia Teachers Protest Over Work Conditions

Daytona Beach, FL – Teachers from across Volusia County put down their pens and grabbed protest signs, making their case to the public that they deserve more money and more support from the school district. Volusia United Educators says hundreds of educators gathered at six of the busiest intersections in the county this afternoon (September 28th), protesting what VUE President ... Read More »

Brothers Arrested For Stealing Items In North DeLand

DeLand, FL – Two brothers have been arrested by the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office on burglary charges after detectives say they were caught trying to sell stolen equipment. 37-year-old Mark Herring (left) and 30-year-old John Herring (right) were booked at Volusia County Jail yesterday (September 27th) on charges of burglary of an occupied dwelling, grand theft and dealing in stolen ... Read More »

Senator Hukill No Longer Seeking Re-Election In November

Port Orange, FL – The woman who represents a large chunk of Volusia County in Tallahassee has decided to not seek re-election in November. In a Facebook post on her personal account today (September 28th), Dorothy Hukill announced that she is now dealing with an “aggressive recurrence” of cancer and has decided to no longer seek treatment for the disease. ... Read More »

One Of FBI’s 10 Most Wanted Fugitives Spotted In Daytona

Daytona Beach, FL – One of the newest inductees to the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list is spotted in Central Florida. The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced yesterday that 46-year-old Greg Alyn Carlson was added to their 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list for his alleged involvement in multiple armed sexual assaults. Today, #FBI added Greg Alyn Carlson to the ... Read More »

Florida Gets Share Of Uber Data Breach Settlement

Tallahassee, FL – Florida is getting $8.2 million of a $148 million, multi-state settlement with ride-sharing company Uber Technologies over a massive 2016 data breach. Attorney General Pam Bondi announced the state’s share of settlement with Florida and 49 other states and the District of Columbia, triggered by the app-based company’s year-long delay in notifying 600,000 Uber drivers that hackers ... Read More »

Citizens CEO: Policy Count “Stable�

Tallahassee, FL – Citizens Property Insurance policy count has remained steady over the past two years, even as leadership of the state-backed agency continues to express concern that excessive water damage claims in South Florida are driving up premiums. Citizens President and CEO Barry Gilway told board members on Wednesday that efforts the past few years to shed less risky ... Read More »

Dog Attacked By Gator In Ormond Beach

Ormond Beach, FL – A family makes a GoFundMe page to help pay for their dog’s recovery after he was attacked by an alligator. The 7-year-old Boxer mix named Jack left his family’s home on Putnam Avenue with another dog named Jill after a friend came by and let the dogs out early Wednesday (September 26th) morning. Jack wandered south ... Read More »

State Ices Shrimp Rule

Tallahassee, FL – Shrimp harvested in Florida waters and shipped out for human consumption literally won’t have to be put on ice any longer. With an eye on growing Asian markets across the U.S., the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission approved a rule change Thursday that required shrimp harvested as food to be dead and put on ice when ... Read More »

Volusia To Display New Hope Place Playground Plans

Daytona Beach, FL – Volusia County will unveil new plans this weekend for a playground at a family-oriented homeless shelter in Daytona Beach. Those can be viewed publicly during a meeting on Saturday at the cafeteria of Hope Place on Derbyshire Road in Holly Hill, formerly the campus of Hurst Elementary School. Among those expected to attend are Volusia County ... Read More »

7 Arrested By DBPD In Madison Avenue House Raid

Daytona Beach, FL – Complaints from neighbors have led to the arrests of seven people in Daytona Beach. Members of the Daytona Beach Police Department’s Crime Suppression Team made the arrests Wednesday afternoon (September 26th) at a home on the 700 block of Madison Avenue, around a half-mile southwest of Sunnyland Park. DBPD spokesperson Lyda Longa says a warrant was ... Read More »