Daytona Approves Sweeping Trespass Ordinance

Daytona Approves Sweeping Trespass Ordinance

By on August 16, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Daytona Beach leaders sign off on a new ordinance giving police and city officials more trespassing power, but opponents fear it will be used to kick homeless people off city property. The second reading passed during last night’s city commission meeting after the first went through during the August 1st meeting. […]

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Dinneen & Shanahan Finalists For Naples City Manager Job

Dinneen & Shanahan Finalists For Naples City Manager Job

By on August 16, 2018 in WNDB News

Naples, FL – A former Volusia County Manager and the current Ormond Beach City Manager are both going for the same job on the Gulf Coast side of Florida. Jim Dinneen (right of photo) and Joyce Shanahan (left) are among six finalists for the open City Manager position with the City of Naples. Three of […]

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16 Indicted By Feds In Meth Distribution Operation

16 Indicted By Feds In Meth Distribution Operation

By on August 16, 2018 in WNDB News

Orlando, FL – 16 people – including 13 Volusia or Flagler residents – are indicted by the federal government for their alleged roles in a “large” Central Florida methamphetamine distribution operation. United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez unsealed three indictments earlier today which revealed all the charges, according to a local spokesman with the U.S. […]

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DBPD Chief: Charges Unlikely In A1A Fatal Near Pier

DBPD Chief: Charges Unlikely In A1A Fatal Near Pier

By on August 16, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Criminal charges likely won’t be filed after a woman is killed by a City of Daytona Beach public works vehicle early this morning on beachside. That’s the word from Daytona Beach Police Department Chief Craig Capri during a press conference this morning at DBPD headquarters on Valor Boulevard. The woman who […]

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State Urges Justices To Allow Dog Racing Measure

State Urges Justices To Allow Dog Racing Measure

By on August 16, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – Pointing in part to the “common sense” of voters, Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office Wednesday filed a 44-page brief urging the Florida Supreme Court to allow a proposed ban on greyhound racing to go on the November ballot. The brief urged justices to overturn a ruling by Leon County Circuit Judge Karen Gievers, […]

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More Than 20 Districts Move Forward With “Guardians”

More Than 20 Districts Move Forward With “Guardians”

By on August 16, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – About a third of Florida’s school districts are taking steps to deploy armed “guardians” on school campuses to prevent incidents such as mass shootings, according to the state Office of Safe Schools. Damien Kelly, a veteran law-enforcement officer who is the first director of the newly created safety agency, told the Florida Board […]

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Oil And Gas Industry Pushes To “Explore” Off Florida

Oil And Gas Industry Pushes To “Explore” Off Florida

By on August 16, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – A national coalition with deep Florida ties brought its message of supporting offshore oil and natural-gas “exploration” to Tallahassee on Wednesday, as pushback continues against a Trump administration plan that could lead to expanded drilling off the country’s coasts. Dubbed “Explore Offshore,” the coalition is backed by the American Petroleum Institute and the […]

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BCU Alum Group Demanding BOT Resignations

BCU Alum Group Demanding BOT Resignations

By on August 15, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – A non-profit organization whose mission is to support Bethune-Cookman Unversity through fundraising and recruiting is demanding that key members of the school’s Board of Trustees step down immediately, blaming the group for putting the private school in a “financial and academic crisis”. A letter dated August 14th from the National Alumni […]

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Breast Milk Ad Stirs Up NSB Commission Race

Breast Milk Ad Stirs Up NSB Commission Race

By on August 15, 2018 in WNDB News

UPDATE (08-15-18): Redmond says the ad wasn’t one he approved and that he has no idea how it got onto his page. Earlier reporting below. New Smyrna Beach, FL – The race for a city commission seat in New Smyrna Beach gets heated up by a Facebook advertisement saying one of the candidates has “inferior […]

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5 Go To Hospital After Chain Reaction Crash On U.S. 1

5 Go To Hospital After Chain Reaction Crash On U.S. 1

By on August 15, 2018 in WNDB News

Holly Hill, FL – Part of U.S. 1 in Holly Hill is open again after it was closed for over three hours due to a chain-reaction accident which sent five people to the hospital and spilled chemicals onto the road. It happened around 11 a.m. at the Calle Grande Street intersection, just east of Riviera […]

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