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VCSO Charges Seven With Grand Theft Auto

Daytona Beach, FL – Seven people are in the Volusia County Jail, some on no bond, facing charges that include grand theft auto, burglary and drug charges. A weeklong investigation began when Volusia County sheriff’s detectives were tipped off that two vehicles that were stolen from an empty home in DeLeon Springs were seen in Daytona Beach. Investigators say that ... Read More »

AdventHealth Fish Memorial Construction Expansion Underway

Orange City, FL – The expansion featuring a four-story patient tower is underway in Orange City. The $100 million dollar project will increase the number of licensed beds at AdventHealth Fish Memorial from 175 to 225 and all rooms will be privatized. Also featured in the tower are dedicated cardiac, intensive care, surgical, and birth care services. A state-of-the-art 20-bed ... Read More »

Florida Acts Against Airbnb Over West Bank Policy

Tallahassee, FL – Florida took a step today (January 29th) in imposing economic sanctions on the popular home-sharing platform Airbnb because of a company decision against listing properties in the West Bank, an area that is a major flashpoint in Israeli-Palestinian relations. Gov. Ron DeSantis, Attorney General Ashley Moody and Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis, acting as the State Board ... Read More »

Man Pleads Guilty To Minion Attack, Gets 10 Days In Jail

Daytona Beach, FL – The Citrus County man arrested over the summer for beating up a partially blind and mentally handicapped man dressed as a Minion for his job on Daytona Beach’s Main Street gets 10 days behind bars for it. 26-year-old Ryan C. Nihart of Homosassa entered a guilty plea in open court on Monday (January 28th) to misdemeanor ... Read More »

Holly Hill PD: Elderly Woman Killed In U.S. 1 Crash

Holly Hill, FL – Investigators are on the case after an elderly woman died in a traffic crash in Holly Hill. The Holly Hill Police Department says it happened just after 9 o’clock this morning (January 29th) at the intersection of Flomich Street and Ridgewood Avenue. HHPD Chief Stephen Aldrich tells us first responders got the call for help at ... Read More »

Shark Bite Reports In Volusia Drop In 2018

Gainesville, FL – Volusia County remains the shark bite capital of Florida, even though incidents between humans and sharks dropped in a big way last year. Shark bite episodes were down 25% globally, according to the latest report from the University of Florida’s International Shark Attack File. George Burgess, the former director of the International Shark Attack Registry, says that ... Read More »

Daytona Beach Ranks Third In Highest Student Loan Delinquency Rates

Daytona Beach, FL – A new report shows Daytona Beach borrowers are struggling to make payments on their student debt. That report from Student Loan Hero shows that 23.3% of student loan borrowers in Daytona Beach have been delinquent on their loan repayment, landing the World’s Most Famous Beach at number three out off 100 US metropolitan areas. “When we ... Read More »

Two Men Arrested On Drug Trafficking, Possession Charges

Daytona Beach, FL – A few days of surveillance by Daytona Beach police leads to the arrest of two men, one with active trafficking warrant. Both 22-year-old Treyvon Harvey and 28-year-old Eugene King were arrested by Daytona Beach police on Saturday (January 26th), following an investigation of Harvey. Their reports show that back on December 7th of last year, a ... Read More »

Daytona Beach Woman Charged With Child Abuse And Cocaine Possession

Daytona Beach, FL – A 53-year-old Daytona Beach woman remains in the Volusia County Jail charged with Felony Child Abuse, Possession of Cocaine and Possession and Use of Narcotic Paraphernalia. Daytona Beach Police responded to a call from a witness at Bucks Gun Rack, 607 W. International Speedway Blvd. on Sunday (Jan. 27, 2019) around 8:40 p.m. The witness told ... Read More »

Stabbing Victim Baker Acted As Police Look For Suspect

Daytona Beach, FL –Â A stabbing victim is Baker Acted after refusing medical treatment for a life threatening injury as police search for the suspect. Daytona Beach police say they responded to a house off of Lenox Avenue this past Saturday (January 26th) just after 10:30 a.m., with the reporting party saying someone was stabbed. When police responded, one officer ... Read More »