Silver Sands Middle Schooler, 15, Arrested For Threatening To Shoot Other Students

Silver Sands Middle Schooler, 15, Arrested For Threatening To Shoot Other Students

By on April 19, 2018 in WNDB News

Port Orange, FL – A 15-year-old Silver Sands Middle School student was charged with a felony on Wednesday afternoon after he allegedly threatened to shoot other students in class with a shotgun, making him the 26th student to be charged by the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office since the Parkland shooting. VCSO says the incident actually […]

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NSB Police Officer Accused Of Meeting & Sleeping With Women On The Job Resigns

NSB Police Officer Accused Of Meeting & Sleeping With Women On The Job Resigns

By on April 19, 2018 in WNDB News

New Smyrna Beach, FL – A New Smyrna Beach police officer, accused of meeting with women and having sex on the job, has resigned before internal investigations into the incidents could be completed. Officer Beau Estrada resigned in January while the internal investigation was ongoing. Investigators started following Estrada to different parks after they got […]

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Gov. Rick Scott Medicaid Numbers Come Under Fire

Gov. Rick Scott Medicaid Numbers Come Under Fire

By on April 19, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Florida – When it comes to health-care math, sometimes the numbers don’t add up for Florida Gov. Rick Scott. As Scott’s administration this week submits a request to the federal government to trim the amount of time people have to apply for Medicaid coverage, the state’s estimate of $98 million in savings associated with the change has […]

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Democratic Candidates For Governor Square Off In 1st Debate Of The Campaign

Democratic Candidates For Governor Square Off In 1st Debate Of The Campaign

By on April 19, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Florida – Three of the four Democrats vying to replace Rick Scott as governor of the third-largest state in the nation get their news first from The New York Times, and only one, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, relies on his hometown paper to find out what’s going on in the world. The insight into who’s reading what […]

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Chemical Truck Catches Fire In Daytona Shores; Hazmat Team Called To Scene

Chemical Truck Catches Fire In Daytona Shores; Hazmat Team Called To Scene

By on April 18, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach Shores, FL – Update: The Daytona Beach Shores Department of Public Safety has announced that South Atlantic Ave. in Daytona Beach Shores is re-opened after a portion of the road was shut down on Wednesday after a box truck containing several chemicals caught fire at Perry’s Ocean Edge Resort. The area of South Atlantic Ave. […]

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Daytona Votes To Renew Local Option Gas Tax Agreement With Volusia

Daytona Votes To Renew Local Option Gas Tax Agreement With Volusia

By on April 18, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Update: On Wednesday, the Daytona Beach City Commission voted to renew an agreement with Volusia County for distribution of money from local gas taxes for one year. Earlier Reporting:  At its Wednesday meeting, the Daytona Beach City Commission will vote on a renewal of an agreement with Volusia County for distribution of money […]

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State Linking Bans On Oil Drilling, Vaping Draws Criticism

State Linking Bans On Oil Drilling, Vaping Draws Criticism

By on April 18, 2018 in News Service of Florida

Florida – Florida’s leading oil and gas lobbyist is brushing up on electronic cigarettes and vaping. David Mica, executive director of the Florida Petroleum Council, called it “surreal” and “bizarre” to watch the Florida Constitution Revision Commission this week overwhelmingly approve a proposed constitutional amendment that would combine a ban on nearshore oil and gas […]

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FDLE Investigation Leads To Palm Coast Child Sex Solicitation Arrest

FDLE Investigation Leads To Palm Coast Child Sex Solicitation Arrest

By on April 18, 2018 in WNDB News

Palm Coast, FL – Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) have apprehended a Palm Coast man after he went online to solicit sex with who he thought was a 14-year-old female. According to FDLE’s Orlando Cyber Crime Task Force, 28-year-old Kieran Oscar Sosa initiated a conversation through a website with an undercover […]

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VCSO Investigating Distraction Burglary Of An 84-Year-Old Deltona Man

VCSO Investigating Distraction Burglary Of An 84-Year-Old Deltona Man

By on April 18, 2018 in WNDB News

Deltona, FL – The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office (VCSO) is investigating an incident in Deltona where an 84-year-old resident was distracted by a man claiming to be a Deltona Water employee while another suspect burglarized his home, the department’s second distraction burglary case in a week. This week, the VCSO was notified of a Dixie Belle […]

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11-Year-Old Silver Sands MS Student Faces Charges After Threatening To Bomb School

11-Year-Old Silver Sands MS Student Faces Charges After Threatening To Bomb School

By on April 18, 2018 in WNDB News

Port Orange, FL – After an 11-year-old Silver Sands Middle School student threatened to bomb the school, the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office (VCSO) took him into custody, making him the 25th student to be arrested by the department for a school threat since the February 14 shooting in Parkland. On Tuesday during fourth-period, the 11-year-old […]

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