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BCU Leaders Pledge To Work Together To Fix Issues

BCU Leaders Pledge To Work Together To Fix Issues

By on October 19, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – The fears which led Bethune-Cookman students to hold several on-campus protests this week in support of its interim President have apparently had an effect on the group which oversees the university’s operation. In a press conference today (October 19) following two days of meetings, Hubert Grimes and Board of Trustees Chair […]

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Volusia & Flagler Unemployment Falls Again

Volusia & Flagler Unemployment Falls Again

By on October 19, 2018 in News Service of Florida, WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – It’s the kind of news which will make the chamber of commerce types happy. Unemployment keeps going down in Volusia and Flagler, according to numbers released today (October 19th) by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. Both counties reported drops of over half-a-point compared to the month prior, with Volusia coming […]

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Volusia’s Teachers’ Union President Wants Superintendent Out

Volusia’s Teachers’ Union President Wants Superintendent Out

By on October 18, 2018 in WNDB News

UPDATE (10-19-18): Volusia County Schools Superintendent Tom Russell has released the following statement. “I care deeply about this district and I care deeply about the people in it. And I want the best for them. No one wanted a deal more than me. I look forward to working with the new union leadership.” Earlier reporting […]

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Aircraft Maintenance Company Owner Charged With Theft

Aircraft Maintenance Company Owner Charged With Theft

By on October 18, 2018 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – The owner of an aircraft maintenance company in DeLand leaves Volusia County Jail on $17,500 bond after police link him to nearly $60,000 worth of theft from planes he was supposed to be servicing. 60-year-old Joseph W. Lippo – who is also the operator of JL Aircraft Services based near the DeLand […]

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12 Women Booked During DBPD Prostitution Sting

12 Women Booked During DBPD Prostitution Sting

By on October 18, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – She would only perform oral sex on him once he bought her a soda from a convenience store. That’s what one of the 12 women arrested on prostitution charges by the Daytona Beach Police Department told an undercover officer moments before she was placed in handcuffs, according to the arrest report. […]

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FCSO: Daytona Woman Shot Man During Drug Deal

FCSO: Daytona Woman Shot Man During Drug Deal

By on October 18, 2018 in WNDB News

Palm Coast, FL – A 21-year-old Daytona Beach woman is now behind bars in Flagler County after deputies say she shot a man in the back of his neck during a drug deal earlier this week. Princess Williams was taken into custody yesterday morning (October 17th), around 24 hours after the overnight incident on White […]

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VCSO Gets FDOT Grant In Time For Biketoberfest

VCSO Gets FDOT Grant In Time For Biketoberfest

By on October 17, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office gets a bit of financial help from the state in order to keep the roads safer, especially during the county’s twice-a-year motorcycle rallies. A $30,000 grant from the Florida Department of Transportation will help VCSO fund a year-long motorcycle safety effort with at least 70 separate […]

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Pilot Sent To Hospital After Plane Crashes Into Ocean

Pilot Sent To Hospital After Plane Crashes Into Ocean

By on October 16, 2018 in WNDB News

UPDATE (10-17-18):  NTSB officials put the plane on a trailer at about 10 a.m. today and have taken it off the beach. Earlier reporting below. UPDATE (10-16-18): Beach Safety Captain Tammy Malphurs has now identified the pilot as 75-year=old Richard Goosman. “The pilot advised he ran out of fuel,” Malphurs added. “He was flying from […]

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Coast Guard Working To Move Grounded Shrimp Boat

Coast Guard Working To Move Grounded Shrimp Boat

By on October 17, 2018 in WNDB News

Ormond Beach, FL – It may take some time for the 150-ton steel-hulled shrimp boat which ran aground in Ormond Beach earlier this week to be removed from the beach. That’s the word from the United States Coast Guard after investigators boarded the 77-foot-long A.M.G. today (October 17th) to inspect the damage caused from Monday […]

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Former Teacher Pleads Guilty To Sex Act With Student

Former Teacher Pleads Guilty To Sex Act With Student

By on October 17, 2018 in WNDB News

New Smyrna Beach, FL – A former New Smyrna Beach Middle School teacher could get up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty in court to having sex with a 14-year-old student and sending him naked photos. 27-year-old Stephanie Peterson pleaded guilty in court on Tuesday (October 16th) to two felonies, including lewd and […]

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