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Burglar Brings 4-Year-Old On The Job


Edgewater, FL – A burglary suspect brings his four-year-old daughter along on the job, along with methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Volusia County Sheriff’s deputies say 35-year-old James Giambra is facing a number of charges, including child neglect. Deputies responded to the 100 block of Charles Street around 8 a.m. yesterday (June 13) after a witness reported a suspicious person walking ... Read More »

Man Pleads No Contest To Charge Of Blowing Off Dog’s Paw


South Daytona, FL – A South Daytona man charged with third-degree animal cruelty prior to Ponce’s Law, entered a no contest plea on Wednesday. 59-year-old Madison Carroll told police officers that he was upset that his neighbor’s Chihuahua-Dachshund mix dog was running loose in his yard on November 14, 2017. Police say that Carroll threw an M-80 at the dog, ... Read More »

Justices Reject Challenges To FPL Solar Projects


Tallahassee, FL – The state Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a business group’s challenge to a decision that allowed Florida Power & Light to recoup money from customers for a series of solar-energy projects. The Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of the Florida Public Service Commission, which in 2017 approved FPL’s plan to recover the costs of the projects ... Read More »

Daytona 500 Tickets Go On Sale Today


Daytona Beach, FL – The Daytona 500 is a bit more than eight months away but you’ve got your first chance at tickets today. Daytona International Speedway Director of Public Relations Andrew Booth says the Daytona 500 is the biggest and most prestigious race in NASCAR. The 2020 version of the race is scheduled for President’s Day weekend, Sunday, February ... Read More »

BCU Probation Extension Announced In Letter From Interim President


Bethune-Cookman University Interim President Hubert Grimes Daytona Beach, FL – In what may be his last official letter to the Wildcat Nation, the soon-to-be former interim president announces that his institution is granted an additional year of probation. That letter was released today (June 13th) by Interim President Hubert Grimes, who will be stepping down in a few days after ... Read More »

BCU Probation Extension Announced In Farewell Letter


Bethune-Cookman University Interim President Hubert Grimes Daytona Beach, FL – In a farewell letter addressed to the Wildcat Nation, the soon-to-be former interim president announces that his institution is granted an additional year of probation. That letter was released today (June 13th) by Interim President Hubert Grimes, who will be stepping down in a few days after serving also two ... Read More »

Motorcyclist Killed When Vehicle Pulls Out In Front Of Him


Ormond Beach, FL – Florida Highway Patrol identifies the man hit and killed on his motorcycle yesterday (June 12) afternoon as 35-year-old Michael Young of Pomona Park, FL. The accident report states that Young was traveling westbound on SR 40 when a vehicle driven by 64-year-old Debra Marino, pulled out in front of him at Shadow Crossing Boulevard. Young’s motorcycle ... Read More »

DeSantis To Sign ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Bill


Tallahassee, FL – Gov. Ron DeSantis will sign legislation Friday to ban so-called sanctuary cities in Florida, a proposal that was one of the most controversial issues of the 2019 legislative session and a top priority of the governor. A DeSantis spokeswoman confirmed Thursday that he will sign the bill, and Senate sponsor Joe Gruters, a Sarasota Republican who doubles ... Read More »

Tomoka Inmate Found Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity


Daytona Beach, FL – An inmate already serving time in the Tomoka Correctional Institute for Second Degree Murder, 41-year-old Sheddrick Bentley, is found not guilty by reason of insanity in the strangulation death of a cellmate. A six-person jury took about six hours to come back with the verdict at about 10:30 p.m. last night (June 12). The verdict does ... Read More »

DeSantis Signs Health Insurance Changes


Gov. Ron DeSantis Tallahassee, FL – Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday (June 12th) signed into law a bill that could lead to a revamp of the health-insurance program for state employees. The measure (HB 1113) authorizes the state Department of Management Services to analyze current contracts with health maintenance organizations, preferred provider organizations and prescription drug programs and develop a ... Read More »