Two Cats Dead In Edgewater Home Fire

Two Cats Dead In Edgewater Home Fire

By on February 22, 2019 in WNDB News

Edgewater, FL – An Edgewater family is mourning the loss of two pets after they managed to escape their burning home late last night. Firefighters were called to the scene on the 2000 block of Jupiter Drive around 11:30 Thursday (February 21st). That’s just south of Indian River Boulevard/State Road 442 and west of U.S. […]

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Florida Moves Toward Allowing Medical Pot Smoke

Florida Moves Toward Allowing Medical Pot Smoke

By on February 22, 2019 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – Florida legislators are ready to vote on measures that would allow patients to smoke medical marijuana, boosting chances of approval before a mid-March deadline set by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The House and Senate moved closer to agreement on the issue, after the House Appropriations Committee on Thursday eliminated a proposal that would […]

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Florida Senate Plan Would Expand School Choice

Florida Senate Plan Would Expand School Choice

By on February 22, 2019 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – Top Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled details of a forthcoming package that would bring significant changes to the education system, most notably through an expansion of school choice. The package would expand private school options for students, bolster security measures in schools, overhaul a program for teacher bonuses and expand community schools. […]

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VCSO: Man Charged In Rape Plot Had Child Porn

VCSO: Man Charged In Rape Plot Had Child Porn

By on February 22, 2019 in WNDB News

Ormond Beach, FL – A 37-year-old Ormond Beach man arrested earlier this month for plotting to rape a 3-year-old girl now faces more charges. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office announced those charges yesterday (February 22nd) against Lafe Best, saying he had at least 11 photos of young girls in sexual situations on his smartphone when […]

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High Bacteria Level Leads To Daytona Swim Advisory

High Bacteria Level Leads To Daytona Swim Advisory

By on February 22, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – If you want to take a dip in the ocean today, avoid the core tourist area of Daytona Beach. That’s the advice from Volusia County health officials as water testing reveals higher than normal levels of a bacteria normally found in bird waste. The affected beach area runs from Main Street […]

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Technicality Reduces Sentence For A Man Who Shot At A Deputy

Technicality Reduces Sentence For A Man Who Shot At A Deputy

By on February 21, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – A man who was found guilty for shooting at a deputy ends up with a reduced sentence following a technicality with a jury form. Back in July of 2016, Emmanuel Rosado shot and injured his wife after a domestic disturbance, before opening fire on a Volusia County deputy. On March 14th, 2018, Rosado was […]

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Seabreeze High Trespasser Arrested With Volusia Schools Jacket

Seabreeze High Trespasser Arrested With Volusia Schools Jacket

By on February 21, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – An 18-year-old male who was arrested for trespassing on school property was found to be wearing a Volusia County Schools jacket. Earlier this morning (February 21st) at Seabreeze High School, an assistant principal and campus advisor spotted 18-year-old Joshua Nankivell walking around the camps while school was in session. Nankivell was previously trespassed from school property […]

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Robbery Suspects Lead 4 Agencies On Chase Into Flagler

Robbery Suspects Lead 4 Agencies On Chase Into Flagler

By on February 21, 2019 in WNDB News

Ormond Beach, FL – Two armed robbery suspects end up behind bars after a chase involving four different agencies ends in a crash. Just after 11:30 last night (February 20th), officers with Ormond Beach Police Department responded to a 7-11 convenience store on North Nova Road by the Trails Shopping Center. When officers arrived, they were told by the […]

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UCF Board Accepts President’s Resignation

UCF Board Accepts President’s Resignation

By on February 21, 2019 in News Service of Florida

Tallahassee, FL – Despite an outpouring of support for President Dale Whittaker from students, alumni and faculty members, the University of Central Florida Board of Trustees on Thursday accepted Whittaker’s offer to resign amid a scandal about the misuse of money for building projects. Trustees expressed sadness about accepting the resignation — and said they didn’t think Whittaker […]

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VCSO Opens New $12 Million Evidence Facility

VCSO Opens New $12 Million Evidence Facility

By on February 21, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – It’s a day to celebrate for the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office. The ribbon was cut this morning for a new $12 million dollar evidence facility on Tiger Bay Road, replacing the current one built in the 1930’s. #Volusia County Council, @VolusiaSheriff staff and @SheriffChitwood cuts the ribbon on $12 million evidence […]

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