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Woman Shot, Suspect Sought In Midtown Incident

Daytona Beach, FL – The search is on for a suspect this morning in the shooting of a woman in Daytona Beach. It happened just before 6:30 last night (December 3rd) at a home on the 1000 block of Michael Road in Midtown, around a mile northwest of Cypress Park. The Daytona Beach Police Department tells us the woman is ... Read More »

Couple Arrested For Mail Theft & Check, Gift Card Fraud

Holly Hill, FL – A couple finds themselves in jail after the boyfriend tries to cash a stolen check with stolen mail in their car. According to the report, Holly Hill police arrested 43-year-old Gary Lee and 32-year-old Brittany Caprilozzi after officers find their car full of stolen mail, but not before they were tipped off about Lee cashing a ... Read More »

Marine Science Center To Release Green Sea Turtle

Ponce Inlet, FL –Â After two months of rehabilitation, a juvenile green sea turtle is ready to head back home. The Marine Science Center says the originally met Nutmeg two months ago after they became stranded on the beach in Wilbur-By-The-Sea. They say a member of the Volusia Turtle Patrol was surveying nests on the beach nearby when they found ... Read More »

Sacramento To Join As Third City In APL

Sacramento, CA –Â It seems like Daytona Beach and Mobile, Alabama have some new competition in their professional football league. A recent tweet from the American Patriot League shows that Sacramento, California is now officially the third city to join the newly formed league, following behind Mobile, Alabama and Daytona Beach. NEW TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT!We are pleased to release our third ... Read More »

Feds Back Change To Trim Medicaid Costs

Tallahassee, FL –Â Despite fears that the move could cut access to health care for poor residents, Florida has won approval from the federal government for a change that will let the state reduce how much it spends on Medicaid. The change in how the state administers the safety-net program was approved by federal officials Friday and takes effect Feb. ... Read More »

Elected Secretary Of State Pitched In Senate

Tallahassee, FL – A proposal to make Florida’s secretary of state an elected position has again emerged in the Senate. Sen. Aaron Bean, R-Fernandina Beach, for the fourth consecutive year has introduced a proposal (SJR 118) that would make the secretary of state an elected Cabinet position, joining the attorney general, agriculture commissioner and state chief financial officer. Florida had ... Read More »

AAA: Daytona Gas Prices Fall 10 Cents In A Week

Daytona Beach, FL – Gasoline prices continue to sink throughout the country – including the Daytona Beach area – due largely to a supply glut in the world’s oil market. The latest AAA report shows a gallon of regular unleaded in the Daytona Beach metro area averages out at $2.32 cents, ten cents less than a week ago. It’s a ... Read More »

DBIA Sees Nearly 9% Traffic Increase In October

Daytona Beach, FL –Â Daytona Beach International Airport sees an increase in passenger traffic again despite the looming departure of one of its carrier. October is the ninth straight month of passenger traffic increase over the previous year, according to a new report from the Volusia County-run airport, with the actual number being 8.7%. “In particular, the reason why is ... Read More »

Motorcyclist Killed In DeBary Accident Near I-4

DeBary, FL – Traffic was snarled for hours Saturday night (December 1st) after an Apopka man died in a traffic accident. It happened around 7:30 p.m. where Interstate 4 meets Dirksen Drive in DeBary, according to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office. VCSO spokesperson Andrew Gant says the man who died – 25-year-old Dylan J. Bryan – struck a Kia sedan ... Read More »

Increase In Uninsured Children Spurs Concerns

Tallahassee, FL – The number of children who lack health insurance is growing in Florida despite an improving economy, worrying advocates who fear it may be the start of a troubling trend that the state cannot beat back. The Georgetown University Center for Children and Families on Thursday issued a report that showed about 325,000 uninsured children in Florida in ... Read More »