Underground Power Lines Bill Gets Support

Underground Power Lines Bill Gets Support

By on April 19, 2019 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – A proposal that could spur more underground power lines in Florida continued moving forward Thursday (April 18th), with the issue now ready to go to the full House and Senate. The House Commerce Committee unanimously approved the House version (HB 797), which would create a new process for utilities to pass along costs to […]

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VCSO: Drug Buy-Bust Operation Nets 12 Arrests

VCSO: Drug Buy-Bust Operation Nets 12 Arrests

By on April 19, 2019 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – Ten people are facing numerous drug charges after law enforcement officials from several agencies conducted a proactive drug buy/bust in the city of DeLand and surrounding areas yesterday (April 18). The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office operation included members of the VCSO West Volusia Narcotics Task Force, along with members of the Deltona […]

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Florida House Backs More Hurdles For Ballot Initiatives

Florida House Backs More Hurdles For Ballot Initiatives

By on April 19, 2019 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – Florida residency would not be a requirement to collect petition signatures for proposed constitutional amendments, but House members moved forward Thursday with a measure that critics say would make it harder to pass citizens’ initiatives. The measure (HB 7111), approved in a 15-8 vote by the State Affairs Committee, would require petition-gatherers […]

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More FL Medical Marijuana Licenses On Horizon

More FL Medical Marijuana Licenses On Horizon

By on April 19, 2019 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – State health officials are preparing to revamp the application process for medical-marijuana businesses, with the hope of issuing up to seven new licenses before the end of the year, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ office told The News Service of Florida on Thursday. The state Office of Medical Marijuana Use is expected to withdraw […]

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State Officials Deny Russian Hacking In Mueller Report

State Officials Deny Russian Hacking In Mueller Report

By on April 19, 2019 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – The Florida Department of State said it was unable to verify part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report released Thursday that said a Russian intelligence agency gained access to at least one Florida county-government computer network. “Upon learning of the new information released in the Mueller report, the department immediately reached out […]

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I-95 Reopens After Suicidal Man Jumps From Bridge

I-95 Reopens After Suicidal Man Jumps From Bridge

By on April 19, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Things are back to normal on Interstate 95 in Daytona Beach after a man committed suicide by jumping onto the highway from the Beville Road overpass. It happened around 5:30 last night (April 18th), snarling southbound traffic for nearly three hours and forcing detours to nearby roads. TRAFFIC ALERT: SB I-95 […]

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FCSO Arrests Person Of Interest In Gray Homicide

FCSO Arrests Person Of Interest In Gray Homicide

By on April 18, 2019 in WNDB News

Flagler Beach, FL – An 18-year-old woman wanted as a person of interest in a Palm Coast homicide is in custody. Flagler County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Teresa Salgado after obtaining a warrant for an incident that happened in January. FCSO investigators have wanted to speak with Salgado since the murder of 17-year-old Curtis Gray on […]

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Drug Trafficker Caught In Ormond Beach

Drug Trafficker Caught In Ormond Beach

By on April 18, 2019 in WNDB News

Ormond Beach, FL – The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office takes down a wanted drug trafficker who took authorities on a chase up and down I-95. Around 6 p.m. yesterday (April 17th), members of VCSO’s Eastside Crime Suppression Team were requested to the area of West International Speedway Boulevard and Tomoka Farms Road in Daytona Beach. There, authorities learned […]

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Vegetable Gardens Move To Florida House Menu

Vegetable Gardens Move To Florida House Menu

By on April 18, 2019 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – A bill that would prevent local governments from regulating homeowners’ vegetable gardens is headed to the House floor. The State Affairs Committee, in a 20-3 vote Thursday, backed the proposal (HB 145), which stems from a legal dispute in which a Miami Shores couple fought an ordinance that banned front-yard vegetable gardens. The couple had […]

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Daytona Police Looking For Second Robbery Suspect

Daytona Police Looking For Second Robbery Suspect

By on April 18, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – One suspect’s in custody, but police are looking for the other man in this photo. And Daytona Beach police believe that both of those suspects are connected to robberies at two different phone stores in the area. Just after 6:30 Tuesday night (April 16th), police were notified about an armed robbery at an AT&T […]

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