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BOLO For Possible child Abductor In Edgewater

Edgewater, FL –Â Edgewater Police are reporting that a man tried to pick up an 11-year-old girl on her way home from school on Tuesday. Police say that the child was riding her bicycle home from Indian River Elementary at about 2:15 p.m. The girl said a white Chevy Traverse parked in the 2600 block of Travelers Palm Drive and ... Read More »

GOP Leaders To Pick Replacement For Hukill

Tallahassee, FL –Â Republican State Executive Committee members from Volusia and Brevard counties will meet Thursday to choose a replacement candidate for state Sen. Dorothy Hukill, a Port Orange Republican who died last week after a battle with cervical cancer. The Republican Party of Florida said in a news release Wednesday that the meeting will be held at 7 p.m. ... Read More »

DBPD: Motorcyclist Killed After Running Into Van

Daytona Beach, FL – No charges are pending after a 32-year-old motorcyclist crashed into a van on Bill France Boulevard, dying at the scene. Juan Antonio Ortiz Capaldo had “several traumatic injuries” from the accident, which happened around 5:30 yesterday afternoon (October 9th) at the Concept Court intersection near Keiser University. Daytona Beach Police Department spokesperson Lyda Longa says Ortiz ... Read More »

VCSO Deputy On Leave After Accident Puts Woman In Hospital

Ormond Beach, FL – A Volusia County sheriff’s deputy is on paid administrative leave as investigators look into a traffic accident which sent a 38-year-old woman to the hospital. The woman – yet to be identified by the Sheriff’s Office or Florida Highway Patrol – is in critical but stable condition at Halifax Health Medical Center following the accident around ... Read More »

Volusia Deputies Find One Man Alive And One Man’s Body In Lake Monroe

Deltona, FL –Â One man is dead and another is recovering in the hospital after the boat they were in capsized sometime on Monday. Volusia County Sheriff’s spokesperson Laura Williams said dispatch was contacted Tuesday morning just after 10 a.m. The person reporting stated that 72-year-old Freddie Stills of Deland and 73-year-old Ernest Jones of Deltona had gone out in ... Read More »

DIS And Florida Hospital Expand Relationship

Daytona Beach, FL –Â Two companies that are already partners are expanding that relationship. Daytona International Speedway Public Relations Director Andrew Booth said that Florida Hospital, soon to be AdventHealth, is the official presenting sponsor of Daytona Speedweeks at the “World Center of Racing.’ With the expanded multi-year partnership, Daytona Speedweeks will now be referred to as ‘Daytona Speedweeks presented ... Read More »

Parties Fight Over Voter Registration As Storm Nears

Tallahassee, FL – As what Gov. Rick Scott called a “monstrousâ€� storm barreled toward the Panhandle, Florida Democrats filed a lawsuit asking a court to extend Tuesday’s deadline for voters to register for the November elections. The federal complaint came after the Scott administration gave elections supervisors in dozens of counties in the path of Hurricane Michael — a potentially ... Read More »

JetBlue To End Service To Daytona Beach International Airport

Daytona Beach, FL –Â JetBlue’s decision to end service at Daytona Beach International Airport this coming January, according to their website, is part of a system-wide reallocation and an effort to support new city and multi-route expansions. Airport Director Rick Karl said “Obviously, we are disappointed with JetBlue’s announcement to exit the market. However, we realize airlines have difficult decisions ... Read More »

Daytona Becomes 1st City In New Spring Football League

Daytona Beach, FL – Daytona Beach becomes the first city to be awarded a franchise for a new professional football league which will start play in Spring 2019. The American Patriot League – part of the World Professional Football Association – announced today that Daytona Beach will be among the first 10 cities to field a team for the league, ... Read More »

Charges Pending After NSB Man Killed In Crash

Daytona Beach, FL – Charges are pending after a 55-year-old New Smyrna Beach man died in an accident where two vehicles crashed into each other in Daytona Beach. Joseph Irrera died soon after paramedics took him to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach following the early Sunday morning (October 7th) crash on U.S. 1/South Ridgewood Avenue near Magnolia Avenue. ... Read More »