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Fatality Accident Shuts Down Nova Rd. In Ormond Beach

Fatality Accident Shuts Down Nova Rd. In Ormond Beach

By on March 23, 2019 in WNDB News

Ormond Beach, FL – A 72-year-old Canadian man is dead after the motorcycle he was riding was hit by an SUV on Friday afternoon. Ormond Beach Police information officer Keith Walker reports that William Gordon Bacon, of Ontario, died at the scene from injuries received in the crash. The accident happened around 5 p.m. in […]

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Flagler Man Indicted For Sex Trafficking Of A Minor

Flagler Man Indicted For Sex Trafficking Of A Minor

By on March 22, 2019 in WNDB News

Jacksonville, FL – A Flagler County man who was once arrested for trading a minor drugs, alcohol and money for sex now faces a federal indictment. Today (March 22nd), United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announced that a grand jury officially indicted 47-year-old Sean Patrick Farrelly for child sex trafficking. Lopez says that between approximately March 2018 and February 2019, Farrelly […]

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Labor Force Grows, Unemployment Drops

Labor Force Grows, Unemployment Drops

By on March 22, 2019 in WNDB News

Tallahassee, FL – Florida’s Governor says an expansion in industries is leading to an increase in the labor force. Earlier today (March 22nd), Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida labor force continues to grow with 170,000 people entering the labor force. That marks an annual growth rate of 1.7%, which is 0.2% up from January 2019’s numbers. […]

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BCU Lady Hoopsters Make NCAA Tourney Debut

BCU Lady Hoopsters Make NCAA Tourney Debut

By on March 22, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Despite a depleted roster and an ESPN mistake which led to the bracket getting publicly leaked earlier than expected, Bethune-Cookman University will get the chance to dance against the national champions. In its first-ever appearance in the NCAA Basketball Tournament, the Lady Wildcats (21-10) travel to South Bend, Indiana to face […]

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Brevard Homicide Suspect Apprehended In Ormond

Brevard Homicide Suspect Apprehended In Ormond

By on March 21, 2019 in WNDB News

Ormond Beach, FL – A suspect wanted for homicide in Brevard County is arrested after crashing during a police chase. Today (March 21st), the Ormond Beach Police Department assisted the United States Marshal Service and the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office in the apprehension of Daniel Blair. Blair was wanted out of Brevard County for homicide. When OBPD tried […]

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VCSO Hosting MSD Shooting Presentation

VCSO Hosting MSD Shooting Presentation

By on March 21, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Members of Volusia County’s law enforcement community will be able to view a presentation regarding what went wrong during a high school shooting. That begins tomorrow morning (March 22nd) and it’s being hosted by Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, who was invited by Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood. Sheriff Gualtieri was appointed by former […]

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Stetson Adopts Free Expression Statement

Stetson Adopts Free Expression Statement

By on March 21, 2019 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – After more than a year of gathering input from students, faculty and staff, Stetson University adopts a statement supporting free expression on campus. According to Stetson, throughout colleges all over the country, conversations about race, politics and other issues have been hot topics in the debate over free speech. Seeing that public clashes between individuals […]

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Jheri Curl Wearing Robber Was “Nostalgic” For The ’70s

Jheri Curl Wearing Robber Was “Nostalgic” For The ’70s

By on March 21, 2019 in WNDB News

New Smyrna Beach, FL – A wig-wearing robber tells police he only wore it because he missed the ’70s and wanted his Jheri curl back. Last June, New Smyrna Beach police responded to a Denny’s restaurant found off State Road 44 after receiving reports of a robbery. There, officers met with employees who stated the following: The suspect, later identified […]

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Daytona Beach Approves Riverfront Park Lease

Daytona Beach Approves Riverfront Park Lease

By on March 20, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – City leaders vote unanimously to lease a public city park to a private foundation, owned by a local couple. Almost a year ago (July 19th, 2018), Cici and Hyatt Brown, owners of Daytona Beach-based insurance company Brown & Brown, told city commissioners that they were willing to put forth $15 million of their own money […]

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Pierson Mayor James Sowell Passes Away At 81

Pierson Mayor James Sowell Passes Away At 81

By on March 20, 2019 in WNDB News

Pierson, FL – A report from the Town Clerk of Pierson confirms the loss of a city leader. Yesterday (March 19th), Carmen Spelorzi, Town Clerk of Pierson, reported that Mayor James Sowell passed away at the age of 81 on Monday (March 18th). Sperlorzi said that a memorial will be held next Tuesday (March 26th) at the Pierson […]

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