More Than 60 Firefighters Respond To Fire West Of DeLand

More Than 60 Firefighters Respond To Fire West Of DeLand

By on May 25, 2019 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – A fire near DeLand last night (May 24) on Padrick Street off Shell Road, west of town, shut down SR 44 for a time as fire crews worked to contain it. Division Chief of Volusia County Fire Rescue Nick Castelli said. “It appears that it was a storage facility for pallets with […]

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Another Charge For Accused Daytona Beach Serial Rapist

Another Charge For Accused Daytona Beach Serial Rapist

By on May 24, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – The Daytona Beach Police Department is adding more charges to a man already accused of being a serial rapist. Markeith Martin is charged with Felony Battery and Sexual Battery with Injuries in an incident that took place on September 28, 2018. The incident report states that the woman involved gave a […]

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Suspect Arrested In The Death Of NSB Student

Suspect Arrested In The Death Of NSB Student

By on May 24, 2019 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – The man who DeLand Police say killed and dumped the body of a 16-year-old Sorrento girl in DeLand is under arrest. DPD arrested 40-year-old Robert Kern, Jr. today (May 24), charging him with second degree murder in the death of Justis Garret. Investigators say Kern was dating Justis mother at the time […]

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Florida Rated 2nd Best State For Military Retirees

Florida Rated 2nd Best State For Military Retirees

By on May 24, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – With May being Military Appreciation Month and Memorial Day just a couple of days away, one new study tries to find the best state for military retirees. And it just so happens that Florida ranked at number two overall. That’s the story from WalletHub’s recent study titled “2019’s Best & Worst […]

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AAA Offers Tow-2-Go Service Over Holiday Weekend

AAA Offers Tow-2-Go Service Over Holiday Weekend

By on May 24, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – AAA is offering its Tow to Go service over the Memorial Day weekend to Florida drivers and nationwide. Spokesperson Mark Jenkins said since the service’s inception in 1998, Tow to Go has removed more than 25,000 impaired drivers from roads across the Southeast and Midwest. Jenkins said that there’s really no […]

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43 Suspects ID’d, 22 Arrested In Large Scale Daytona Drug Bust

43 Suspects ID’d, 22 Arrested In Large Scale Daytona Drug Bust

By on May 23, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Police say they have identified 43 suspects out of 70, with 22 arrested in one day. And one of those men was arrested not too far from the press conference concerning Daytona’s latest drug bust, as it happened. Today (May 23rd), Daytona Beach police announced the results of a six-month large […]

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More Mental-Health Treatment Sought For Children

More Mental-Health Treatment Sought For Children

Tallahassee, FL – Florida has an estimated 400,000 children who need behavioral health services, but 55 percent of them don’t get any treatment, members of a health-care panel were told Thursday. That translates to 220,000 children across the state, or about one child in every classroom, health official Jeffrey Brosco told members of the Florida […]

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Justices Reject Appeal In ‘Ponce’s Law’ Case

Justices Reject Appeal In ‘Ponce’s Law’ Case

By on May 23, 2019 in WNDB News

Tallahassee, FL – The Florida Supreme Court has declined to take up an appeal in a Volusia County case that helped lead to the passage of a state law about animal abuse. Justices, in a 4-1 decision, rejected a request by defendant Travis Archer to rule on a dispute about whether evidence should be blocked […]

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Ormond Beach Man Pleads Guilty To Distribution Of Child Pornography

Ormond Beach Man Pleads Guilty To Distribution Of Child Pornography

By on May 23, 2019 in WNDB News

Ormond Beach, FL – A 37-year-old Ormond Beach, formerly a Jacksonville High School teacher, is facing up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to distribution of child pornography. Court documents show that Jordan Schemmel responded to a message on September 5 on an internet bulletin board frequented by those with a sexual interest […]

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Suspect Injures Two Officers After Traffic Stop

Suspect Injures Two Officers After Traffic Stop

By on May 23, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach Shores, FL – Daytona Beach Shores Public Safety officers are working the Click It or Ticket campaign. During a routine traffic stop Wednesday, they got more than they bargained for. Officers stopped 28-year-old in front of Longstreet Elementary School on South Peninsula Drive around 7:10 a.m. While an officer was talking to him, […]

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