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FCSO: Witnesses Threatened In Homicide Investigation

Palm Coast, FL – The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office is trying to speak with witnesses in reference to an ongoing homicide investigation. But, they’re getting reports that those witnesses are being threatened to keep from talking to authorities. And, FCSO isn’t taking that lightly. According to FCSO, those instances of threats of retaliation against witnesses will be investigated and anyone ... Read More »

Flagler Commissioners OK New FCSO Headquarters

Bunnell, FL – It’s been nearly a year since the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office cleared out of its Operations Center in Bunnell amidst concerns over employee health. Now Flagler County’s finest is about to get a new home in Palm Coast, one which could cost taxpayers between $12 and $15 million to build. During last night’s (April 16th) meeting, the ... Read More »

Florida Governor Backs Campus Free Speech Effort

Tallahassee, FL – A campaign about free speech on Florida college campuses — a hot-button issue across the nation — is being backed by Governor Ron DeSantis and public university presidents, who signed a resolution vowing to welcome all types of debate unless they promote “true threats or defamation.â€� At the request of the governor, all 12 university presidents signed ... Read More »

Florida Governor Downplays Offshore Drilling Chances

Tallahassee, FL – Governor Ron DeSantis on Monday downplayed growing concerns that President Donald Trump is putting Florida’s coastal waters back in play for oil exploration. A political ally of the president, DeSantis said he will “be raising Cainâ€� if drilling plans advance that include Florida waters, particularly in the Gulf of Mexico Range Complex, a military testing range that ... Read More »

Parents Sleep In A Truck As Their Child Wanders Alone

Taylor Sarro & Brant Kipe(Volusia County Jail) South Daytona, FL – Two parents are facing child neglect charges after they fall asleep in the back of a pickup, leaving their child to wander around a park alone. Just after 8 p.m. on Saturday (April 13th), South Daytona police responded to Reed Canal Park after someone call law enforcement and said ... Read More »

AAA: Florida Gas Prices Rose 9 Cents Last Week

Daytona Beach, FL – Florida gas prices set a new 2019 high as the state average rose a total of 9 cents. But, declined a penny over the weekend. AAA’s latest report says that Florida drivers are now paying an average of $2.79 per gallon of regular unleaded gas, which is 8 cents more than a week ago. That average ... Read More »

Waitress Injured After Jumping Off Pier To Save Boy

Daytona Beach, FL – A young waitress injures herself after she jumps off the Daytona Beach Pier to save a young boy cough in the surf. According to Volusia County Beach Safety’s Captain Tammy Malphurs, 19-year-old Hanna Pignato, a waitress on the rooftop of Joe’s Crab Shack, was working Saturday night (April 13th), when she saw a young boy trapped ... Read More »

Daytona Firefighter Hurt During Apartment Fire

Daytona Beach, FL – A Daytona Beach firefighter is hurt following a fire early this morning at an apartment building on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard. First responders went to the scene on the southeast corner of MMB and Desoto Street around 3:15 a.m., across from the Pine Haven Apartments. Daytona Beach Fire Department spokesperson Sasha Staton says two floor ... Read More »

Streamline Hotel Owner Decides Not To Sell

Daytona Beach, FL – It looks like one of the most iconic hotels on Daytona’s beachside won’t be changing hands after all. Eddie Hennessy – the owner of the Streamline Hotel on State Road A1A – went on Facebook recently to talk about what happened after he placed the property on the auction block earlier this month. The hotel’s rooftop ... Read More »

Two Volusia Residents Dead In Traffic Accidents

Holly Hill, FL – Investigators are still on the case after a 47-year-old Ormond Beach man dies in a traffic crash over the weekend. The Holly Hill Police Department tells us Richard Herrin ran into the rear of a pickup truck while riding his motorcycle on Nova Road Saturday night. Officers were called to the scene at 9:21 p.m. near ... Read More »