New Smyrna Beach Woman Faces Second-Degree Felony Charges

New Smyrna Beach Woman Faces Second-Degree Felony Charges

By on October 19, 2018 in WNDB News

New Smyrna Beach, FL – A 22-year-old New Smyrna Beach woman is facing second-degree felony charges of arson and child neglect.  New Smyrna Beach police officers say that Jawaher Mohammed set her husband’s clothing on fire in the front door entrance of their home in the 2800 block of Nordman Avenue on Wednesday, just after 11 […]

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Volusia & Flagler Unemployment Falls Again

Volusia & Flagler Unemployment Falls Again

By on October 19, 2018 in News Service of Florida, WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – It’s the kind of news which will make the chamber of commerce types happy. Unemployment keeps going down in Volusia and Flagler, according to numbers released today (October 19th) by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. Both counties reported drops of over half-a-point compared to the month prior, with Volusia coming […]

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Free Hepatitis C Testing During Biketoberfest

Free Hepatitis C Testing During Biketoberfest

By on October 19, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – The American Legion and Take On Hep C is providing free hepatitis C testing to veterans and attendees of the 26th annual Biketoberfest. According to the American Legion, one out of every 20 veterans enrolled with the Veteran Health Administration has hep C, more than three times the infection rate of the general […]

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Volusia’s Teachers’ Union President Wants Superintendent Out

Volusia’s Teachers’ Union President Wants Superintendent Out

By on October 18, 2018 in WNDB News

UPDATE (10-19-18): Volusia County Schools Superintendent Tom Russell has released the following statement. “I care deeply about this district and I care deeply about the people in it. And I want the best for them. No one wanted a deal more than me. I look forward to working with the new union leadership.” Earlier reporting […]

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Aircraft Maintenance Company Owner Charged With Theft

Aircraft Maintenance Company Owner Charged With Theft

By on October 18, 2018 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – The owner of an aircraft maintenance company in DeLand leaves Volusia County Jail on $17,500 bond after police link him to nearly $60,000 worth of theft from planes he was supposed to be servicing. 60-year-old Joseph W. Lippo – who is also the operator of JL Aircraft Services based near the DeLand […]

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Realtors Put Another $2.9 Million Into Ballot Measure

Realtors Put Another $2.9 Million Into Ballot Measure

By on October 18, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – The industry group Florida Realtors last week contributed another $2.9 million to a campaign aimed at passing a property-tax proposal on the November ballot. The group as of Friday had sent an overall total of $9.56 million to a political committee known as Amendment 2 is for Everybody, according to information posted on […]

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State Makes Changes To Aid Displaced Voters

State Makes Changes To Aid Displaced Voters

By on October 18, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – Florida eased restrictions Thursday on vote-by-mail ballots in eight counties ravaged last week by Hurricane Michael, while also giving elections supervisors more time to conduct early voting. Secretary of State Ken Detzner, the state’s top election official, said the changes included in an executive order by Gov. Rick Scott were requested by local […]

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12 Women Booked During DBPD Prostitution Sting

12 Women Booked During DBPD Prostitution Sting

By on October 18, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – She would only perform oral sex on him once he bought her a soda from a convenience store. That’s what one of the 12 women arrested on prostitution charges by the Daytona Beach Police Department told an undercover officer moments before she was placed in handcuffs, according to the arrest report. […]

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FCSO: Daytona Woman Shot Man During Drug Deal

FCSO: Daytona Woman Shot Man During Drug Deal

By on October 18, 2018 in WNDB News

Palm Coast, FL – A 21-year-old Daytona Beach woman is now behind bars in Flagler County after deputies say she shot a man in the back of his neck during a drug deal earlier this week. Princess Williams was taken into custody yesterday morning (October 17th), around 24 hours after the overnight incident on White […]

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Mail-In Ballots Top 500,000 Across State

Mail-In Ballots Top 500,000 Across State

By on October 18, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – Voting in the Nov. 6 general election has already surpassed the half-million mark. Numbers posted Wednesday morning by the Florida Division of Elections show 554,350 people had cast vote-by-mail ballots. Also, the latest figures came as a number of counties hit hard last week by Hurricane Michael — Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gulf, Holmes, […]

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