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ERAU Students Create Device To Aid Cyclists

ERAU Students Create Device To Aid Cyclists

By on April 24, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Streets could be safer for cyclists and pedestrians using a device created by Embry Riddle Aeronautical University students, seniors Andrew Ferree and Zack Saidman. The pair took part in the Society of Automotive Engineers International’s Connected Vehicle Challenge 2019 earlier this month and came away with a silver medal, worth $5,000, […]

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Child Drowning Prevention Discussion In Deltona

Child Drowning Prevention Discussion In Deltona

By on April 24, 2019 in WNDB News

Deltona, FL – Volusia County residents are invited to find out more about child drowning prevention tomorrow night (April 25) during a community discussion with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Mike Chitwood said that Florida leads the country in drowning deaths of children ages 4 and under. Chitwood said that representatives for the Florida […]

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DBPD Shoots Armed Suspect In Pharmacy Robbery

DBPD Shoots Armed Suspect In Pharmacy Robbery

By on April 23, 2019 in WNDB News

UPDATE (04-23-19): Daytona Beach police have released surveillance footage showing what happened inside the pharmacy at the time of the shooting. Earlier reporting below. Daytona Beach, FL – Daytona Beach Police had to shoot the suspect in an armed robbery this afternoon at the Walgreen’s located at International Speedway Blvd. and Ridgewood Ave. DBPD was alerted […]

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DeLand Man Beats Up Mom Over $100

DeLand Man Beats Up Mom Over $100

By on April 23, 2019 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – A DeLand man is in the Volusia County Jail after DeLand police officers say he beat up his own mother over $100. Officers say 23-year-old Giovanni Bubenik also spit on two of them while they escorted him out of the residence. An officer was flagged down by Bubenik’s sister just after midnight […]

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VCSO Fugitive Flees, Gets Arrested In Flagler County

VCSO Fugitive Flees, Gets Arrested In Flagler County

By on April 23, 2019 in WNDB News

Bunnell, FL – A reported stolen vehicle in Volusia County led the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office to the arrest of a man wanted for questioning in multiple weapon complaint incidents. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office and the Daytona Beach Police Department were already on the trail of the man, identified as 23-year-old Treshawn Smith of […]

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Murder Indictments Handed Down For Heroin Dealers

Murder Indictments Handed Down For Heroin Dealers

By on April 22, 2019 in WNDB News

Deltona, FL – Murder indictments were returned by a Volusia County grand jury today (April 23) for two heroin dealers arrested in VCSO’s October 2018 “Operation Geronimo.” The pair, 43-year-old Sergio Perez and 27-year-old Melanie Cunningham are charged as the result of investigations into the deaths of  34-year-old Joshua Lacy and 51-year-old Heather McCurdy in […]

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VCS Partners With AdventHealth To Address Student Health

VCS Partners With AdventHealth To Address Student Health

By on April 22, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Volusia County Schools with the highest rate of chronic absenteeism will be the first to benefit from a partnership with AdventHealth. A $2-million, five-year partnership between the two is in the first phase of providing healthcare services to students that began on Monday with Westside Elementary School in Daytona Beach. AdventHealth […]

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Argument Ends with Fatal Stabbing

Argument Ends with Fatal Stabbing

By on April 22, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – A 31-year-old man is charged with the fatal stabbing of a Daytona Beach man. The Daytona Beach Police Department is not releasing the victim’s name at this time but they have arrested Juan Barranco in connection with the stabbing. DBPD officers responded to the 300 block of Taylor Ave on Easter […]

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Name FCSO’s New Bloodhound Puppy

Name FCSO’s New Bloodhound Puppy

By on April 22, 2019 in WNDB News

Bunnell, FL – For the first time in decades, the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office is adding a bloodhound to the K-9 unit and is asking the community for help in naming the male puppy. When FCSO expressed the need for a bloodhound of their own after a 5-day search for juvenile Ricky Wheeler, the Honorary […]

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Daytona Beach Man And His Mother Die In Motorcycle Crash

Daytona Beach Man And His Mother Die In Motorcycle Crash

By on April 22, 2019 in WNDB News

Palm Bay, FL – A motorcycle crash on Saturday ended the lives of a Daytona Beach man and his mother. Florida Highway Patrol reports that 30-year-old Mark Buffington and 53-year-old Heidi Buffington were struck by a pickup truck while riding at around 4:15 p.m. Troopers report that the Buffingtons were riding southbound on Babcock Street […]

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