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DBPD Issues BOLO For Suspect In Shooting Incident

DBPD Issues BOLO For Suspect In Shooting Incident

By on August 21, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Daytona Beach Police investigators are asking citizens to be on the lookout for a suspect in a shooting incident Tuesday morning on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard. Public Information Officer Messod Bendayan said the incident happened near a car wash located near Garden Street at 10:52 a.m. Video shows a white […]

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Safe Zone Still An Issue For First Step Shelter

Safe Zone Still An Issue For First Step Shelter

By on August 20, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – The anticipated opening of the First Step Shelter is set for October 1. Some Board members, including Chase Tramont, don’t think that is going to happen. He said that he’s walked through the building in the last week and even though he’s not a contractor, he doesn’t see the building being […]

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Proposed Rural Area Special Exceptions Brings Out Opposition At VCC Meeting

Proposed Rural Area Special Exceptions Brings Out Opposition At VCC Meeting

By on August 20, 2019 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – Two property owners, one in Oak Hill and one in Ormond Beach, are both asking for special exceptions to build rural event centers on their respective properties. Residents from both areas were at yesterday’s Volusia County Council meeting, mostly to express their opposition to the rural event centers. The owner of what […]

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Largest Drug Bust In Flagler History Nets 40 Dealers

Largest Drug Bust In Flagler History Nets 40 Dealers

By on August 20, 2019 in WNDB News

Bunnell, FL – It’s a banner day for the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office after their largest drug bust in history, Operation Heat Wave, takes 40 different drug dealers off the street. And, according to FCSO, the fentanyl and heroin they took off the street was enough to kill 14,000 people. A variety of substances were […]

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Seabreeze Student Arrested For Shooting Threat

Seabreeze Student Arrested For Shooting Threat

By on August 20, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – A 15-year-old Seabreeze High School Student is under arrest after he made shooting threats on a popular messaging platform. Last Thursday (August 15th), an agent with the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force told investigators with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office that they were given an after-hours tip about a school shooting […]

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Man Sexually Abused Girl While Living In Her Family’s Home

Man Sexually Abused Girl While Living In Her Family’s Home

By on August 20, 2019 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – Volusia County Sheriff’s investigators say 37-year-old Scott McDermott is accused of sexually abusing a teen girl while he was living in her home. It started when she was learning to drive. Investigators say that McDermott told the girl she needed to learn to drive with distractions, touching her chest and lower body. […]

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FDOT Open House On Oakridge Blvd. Proposed Improvements

FDOT Open House On Oakridge Blvd. Proposed Improvements

By on August 20, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – The Florida Department of Transportation is asking for public feedback on proposed improvements to Oakridge Boulevard from the east side of the Halifax River to A-1-A. FDOT spokesperson Jessica Ottaviano said the project is still in the design stage and that the open house later this afternoon will provide information on […]

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Proposals Take Aim At State’s Ban On Fireworks

Proposals Take Aim At State’s Ban On Fireworks

By on August 19, 2019 in WNDB News

Tallahassee, FL – Floridians could add more sparkle to the Fourth of July and two other holidays, under the latest attempt to water down the state’s prohibition against fireworks. The push to make the sale of fireworks legal on Independence Day, Memorial Day and New Year’s Eve is being spearheaded by Sen. Travis Hutson, a […]

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AAA: Florida Gas Prices Push New Summertime Low

AAA: Florida Gas Prices Push New Summertime Low

By on August 19, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – New reports from AAA show that Florida gas prices are close to hitting an all new summertime low. According to AAA, Florida drivers have paid nearly 20 cents per gallon less than last summer. Since Memorial Day, gas prices have averaged $2.56 per gallon. Their latest gas report shows that the […]

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Florida, Volusia/Flagler Unemployment Rate Dips

Florida, Volusia/Flagler Unemployment Rate Dips

By on August 19, 2019 in WNDB News

This portion was written by the staff at the News Service of Florida in Tallahassee. Tallahassee, FL – Florida’s jobless rate dipped to 3.3 percent, down 0.1 percentage point from June, according to numbers released by the state Department of Economic Opportunity on Friday. The latest monthly totals, reflecting 344,000 jobless Floridians in a workforce […]

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