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VCSO Investigating 9 Daytime Burglaries

Deltona, FL –Â Detectives with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Department are investigating nine daytime burglaries, and they’re urging residents to watch out. So far VCSO is reporting that these burglaries started on last Thursday (November 1st) and continued to happen between Monday (November 5th) and Thursday (November 8th), with four happening on Monday, two on Tuesday (November 6th) and another ... Read More »

Study Shows High Alzheimer’s Numbers In Volusia County

Daytona Beach, FL –Â A recent study compiled by the Florida Department of Health for Volusia County shows that the number of deaths attributed to Alzheimer’s disease is on the rise, especially for women and those of Hispanic origin. Marisol Habena, a Volusia County Human Services Analyst, said while the report shows the numbers, people will not see information on ... Read More »

Scott Files Lawsuits As Recount Looms In Senate Race

Tallahassee, FL – Gov. Rick Scott lashed out Thursday night at elections supervisors in Broward and Palm Beach counties as “incompetentâ€� and part of an effort to “thwart the will of the people,â€� as the margin of his apparent U.S. Senate victory has narrowed and likely will require a recount. Scott’s comments came as his campaign and the National Republican ... Read More »

VC Marine Science Center Hosts Wildlife Fest

Ponce Inlet, FL –Â Residents and families with children are being invited to a celebration of Volusia County’s native animals. The Marine Science Center has announced that they will be hosting an event known as “Wildlife Fest” which will contain many events related to wildlife around Volusia County and some of the rehabilitation that MSC does. Chad Macfie with MSC ... Read More »

Three Volusia Races Officially Under Recount

DeLand, FL – A long day for the members of Volusia County’s Canvassing Board ends the same way it began. Three races from Tuesday’s midterm election are heading to a recount, with at least one of those a manual and the others a machine. After provisional ballots were sorted through during today’s (November 8th) meeting, the updated official results shows ... Read More »

Trump Protesters Upset Over AG Leaving Gather In Daytona

Daytona Beach, FL – United States President Donald Trump’s decision to get a new U.S. Attorney General in the midst of the ongoing Russian collusion probe sparked a small protest this afternoon (November 8th) in the heart of downtown Daytona Beach. At least 40 people gathered around the intersection of International Speedway Boulevard and Beach Street around 5 p.m., which ... Read More »

Sheriff Staly Recognizes Volunteers Who Helped Find Missing Teen

Bunnell, FL – Sheriff Rick Staly of the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office recognizes a group of volunteers who helped in the search for a missing Palm Coast teen. 17-year-old Rickey Wheeler was originally reported missing back on September 21st. FCSO deputies along with the bike patrol, marine unit and a plethora of other agencies with the Sheriff’s Office searched tirelessly ... Read More »

Fried Takes Lead In AG Contest; Governor Race Enters Recount Realm

Tallahassee, FL – Potential recounts in Florida grew Thursday, with the governor’s race entering the range for an automatic recount two days after Democrat Andrew Gillum conceded to Republican opponent Ron DeSantis. The race for state agriculture commissioner swung in favor of Democrat Nikki Fried over state Rep. Matt Caldwell, who declared victory on Tuesday. And Sen. Bill Nelson’s recount ... Read More »

Trump Shows No Love For “Quebella�

Tallahassee, FL – President Donald Trump, describing it as “very close to complete victory,â€� celebrated the wins of his endorsed candidates in Tuesday’s midterm elections, including what could be a 7-0 record in Florida. During a rambling post-election news conference Wednesday, Trump also took a shot at Republicans who didn’t embrace him, such as Congressman Carlos Curbelo, who was narrowly ... Read More »

Health Care Not Elixir For Florida Democrats

Tallahassee, FL – Florida Democrats pushed health care as a top priority during this year’s elections, hammering Republicans for attempts to repeal Obamacare and the potential loss of insurance protections for people with pre-existing conditions. Democrats also hoped support for a Medicaid expansion would help foment a “blue waveâ€� that was supposed to wash over the state Tuesday. After Democratic ... Read More »