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Palm Coast Man Arrested For Taking Marijuana From Beach

Palm Coast, FL – Bundles of marijuana washing up on Volusia and Flagler beaches have been keeping law enforcement in both counties busy recently. One such encounter at a beach park today (September 13th) ends with a 61-year-old Palm Coast man in custody on a felony marijuana possession charge. The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office arrested Robert Kelley around 11 o’clock ... Read More »

Edgewater City Council Member Arrested For Hitting Estranged Husband

Edgewater, FL – The newest member of the Edgewater City Council is now behind bars on a misdemeanor battery charge after an argument with her estranged husband allegedly got physical. 31-year-old Megan A. O’Keefe – who was appointed to the ECC last month to fill the remainder of Dan Blazi’s term for District 3 – is held without bond at ... Read More »

Daytona PD Search For Vehicle With Possible Tie To Fatal Accident

Daytona Beach, FL – Investigators are looking for a vehicle which may help them learn more about an accident on Labor Day which eventually led to three men dead. The Daytona Beach Police Department released video today (September 13th) showing the vehicle they’re looking for and the vehicle which crashed into a tree and went airborne on the 600 block ... Read More »

Florida Uninsured Rate Increases, Tops National Average

Tallahassee, FL – More than 2.6 million people in Florida lacked health insurance at some point in 2017, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. That means about 12.9 percent of the state’s population last year was uninsured — up from 12.5 percent in 2016 — as Florida continued to be higher than the national average of ... Read More »

FCSO: Suspect Arrested In Child Molestation Offense

Palm Coast, FL –Â A man who is wanted for molesting a child is arrested by Flagler County deputies. Flagler County Sheriff’s Office was initially contacted regarding a sexual offence in Palm Coast back on January 4th. They were told that a child reported that a family member had molested them at their home. The mother of the victim told ... Read More »

Florence To Make A Turbulent Weekend Locally

Daytona Beach, FL –Â Florence is forecasted to make landfall in the Carolinas later tonight, and along with it comes poor surf conditions in Volusia. As of 5 a.m. this morning (September 13th), the National Hurricane reported that Hurricane Florence is moving Northwest at 15 mph with sustained winds at 110 mph, which leads to the hurricane being downgraded to ... Read More »

Florida Tourism Numbers Up In First Half Of Year

Tallahassee, FL – Florida tourism is on pace to set an annual record, with an estimated 65.5 million people traveling to the state during the first half of the year, according to numbers released Wednesday. The tourism-marketing agency Visit Florida estimated that tourism during the first six months of 2018 was up 5.9 percent from the same period in 2017. ... Read More »

Sunwing Offering Flights Out Of DBIA In 2019

Daytona Beach, FL – A Canadian airline now offers direct flights from its headquarters in Toronto to the World’s Most Famous Beach. Daytona Beach International Airport officials announced today (September 12th) that Sunwing Airlines will begin seasonal service at the end of January 2019, flying between the two cities twice a week on Mondays and Thursdays. UPDATE: @SunwingVacay to offer ... Read More »

Holly Hill Mom Pleads No Contest To Burning Son

Holly Hill, FL – A Holly Hill mother pleads no contest after prosecutors claim she dunked her 3-year-old son’s feet into scalding hot water. When police arrived in April 2017 to the Family Renew Center on Ridgewood Avenue, Sheretta Harris told them that she’d found the boy in the tub with the water running. Police say the water heater was ... Read More »

Bricks Of Marijuana Wash Ashore In Ormond By The Sea

Ormond By The Sea, FL – For the second time this year, a significant amount of drugs wash ashore in Volusia County. Several beachgoers called for help around 11 this morning (September 12th) after spotting a “large package” wrapped in cellophane on the 1600 block of Ocean Shore Boulevard in Ormond By The Sea. That’s between Al Weeks Sr. North ... Read More »