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Man Shoots Cousin Over Pair Of Sunglasses

Demetrius Herbert(Volusia County Jail) Holly Hill, FL – He shot his cousin in the leg after demanding that he get his sunglasses back. That’s the story for 32-year-old Demetrius Herbert after he was arrested by Holly Hill police over the weekend. According to the report, officers responded to the Maple Leaf Garden Apartments off 1202 Ridgewood Avenue around 1:30 yesterday ... Read More »

Mother Arrested In Near Drowning Incident

Daytona Beach Shores, FL – A mother caught throwing away drugs is arrested after one of her children almost drowns in a hot tub. Last night (March 24th), officers responded to Perry’s Ocean Edge Resort off of South Atlantic Avenue where staff said they had pulled an unresponsive three-year-old boy from a hot tub. According to Daytona Beach Shores police, ... Read More »

Man Claims Self-Defense In Downtown DeLand Shooting

Charles P. Muise Jr.(Volusia County Jail) DeLand, FL – A 29-year-old Apopka man is due in court later today for the first time after telling the DeLand Police Department he regretted shooting another man in self-defense while trying to break up an argument between that man and his girlfriend. Charles P. Muise Jr. has already paid a $10,000 bond and ... Read More »

Daytona Home Sales Drop Nearly 19% In February

Daytona Beach, FL – It’s a bit of a gut punch to local realtors. Home sales throughout the Daytona Beach area dropped nearly 19% in February, according to the area’s Multiple Listing Service. 286 single-family detached residences changed hands last month for a median price of $235,500, per the report. That’s 67 fewer homes than in February 2018. One positive, ... Read More »

One Dead, Three Hurt In Daytona Beach Crash

Daytona Beach, FL – One person is dead and three others are hurt following a traffic accident just west of Interstate 95 in Daytona Beach. The wreck happened around 8:30 p.m. last night (March 24th) at International Speedway Boulevard and Tomoka Farms Road. Florida Highway Patrol Lieutenant Kim Montes tells us multiple vehicles were involved. “One person is confirmed deceased ... Read More »

Ndaba Mandela To Speak At Stetson

Ndaba Mandela DeLand, FL – The grandson of legendary social justice activist Nelson Mandela plans to speak at one local university. Ndaba Mandela, grandson of Nelson Mandela, will present a keynote address at Stetson University, sharing the lessons that he learned from his grandfather. “He’s going to be discussing his relationship with his grandfather,” says Sandra Carr, Media Relations Representative ... Read More »

DBIA Traffic Up As American Extends NYC Service

Daytona Beach, FL – Volusia’s county-run airport reports another month of growing passenger numbers as one of their core carriers decides to extend a new route for at least a few more months. Passenger traffic at Daytona Beach International Airport increased 1.4% for January 2019 in comparison with the same month last year, according to a new report. That’s the ... Read More »

Fatality Accident Shuts Down Nova Rd. In Ormond Beach

Ormond Beach, FL – A 72-year-old Canadian man is dead after the motorcycle he was riding was hit by an SUV on Friday afternoon. Ormond Beach Police information officer Keith Walker reports that William Gordon Bacon, of Ontario, died at the scene from injuries received in the crash. The accident happened around 5 p.m. in front of the Trails Shopping ... Read More »

House, Senate Roll Out Budget Plans

Tallahassee, FL –The House and Senate on Friday rolled out state budget proposals for the upcoming fiscal year, with the plans hundreds of millions of dollars apart and higher than the current year’s budget. The Senate wants to spend $90.3 billion during the fiscal year that starts July 1, while the House is proposing an $89.9 billion budget. Both legislative ... Read More »

House Backs Oliva Health Care Priority

Jose Oliva, R-Miami Lakes (News Service Of Florida) Tallahassee, FL – The Florida House on Thursday began trying to sweep away controversial health-care regulations, approving a bill that is a top priority of House Speaker Jose Oliva, R-Miami Lakes. Oliva and other House Republican leaders maintain that ending “certificate of need” regulations, which limit the number of hospitals, nursing homes ... Read More »