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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DeLand Man Charged For Shooting Vehicles At Senior Living Facility

DeLand Man Charged For Shooting Vehicles At Senior Living Facility

By on August 19, 2019 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – The DeLand Police Department is charging 21-year-old Hunter McGowan with shooting and damaging three vehicles in the parking lot of the College Arms Towers on January 26. Detectives working the shooting case have spoken to McGowan and other members of his family during the more than six-month-long investigation. According to the incident […]

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Phone Scam Takes Advantage Of Palm Coast Senior Citizen

Phone Scam Takes Advantage Of Palm Coast Senior Citizen

By on August 19, 2019 in WNDB News

Palm Coast, FL – The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office says that a man posing as “FCSO Sergeant Cooper” scammed a 74-year-old Palm Coast woman out of $1,205 last week. The victim said that on August 12 she received a call from the imposter telling her she had an active warrant for missing jury duty. He […]

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Deltona Citizens Water Committee Making Progress

Deltona Citizens Water Committee Making Progress

By on August 19, 2019 in WNDB News

Deltona, FL – The Deltona Citizens Water Committee is making progress in helping citizens with issues such as getting deposits back for people who have paid on time for two years or more, getting a little more leeway on payment dues dates and getting those occasional exorbitant bills taken care of. Dana McCool, a member […]

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Sheriff: Know What Apps Your Kids Use

Sheriff: Know What Apps Your Kids Use

By on August 19, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – With kids having easy access to messaging apps and the web, the Volusia County Sheriff says it’s important to make sure your kids stay safe. On an episode of the Marc Bernier Show, Sheriff Mike Chitwood talked about the need for parents to know what their kids are doing and what […]

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VCSO Arrests Man For Written Mass Shooting Threats

VCSO Arrests Man For Written Mass Shooting Threats

By on August 17, 2019 in WNDB News

UPDATE: Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood said during a press conference today (August 17) that Tristan Wix sent his text messages about wanting to be part of a mass shooting to his ex-girlfriend. She reported the texts to law enforcement which led to Wix arrest. Even though he told deputies he did not own a […]

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I-4 & I-95 Ramp And Lane Closures Scheduled

I-4 & I-95 Ramp And Lane Closures Scheduled

By on August 16, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Expect ramp and lane closures starting next week on I-95 and I-4. And some of the work will begin on Sunday (August 18th) while other projects begin in the middle of next week. I-4 Ramp Closures Florida Department of Transportation will be resurfacing I-4 west of Saxon Boulevard (Exit 111) and […]

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Palm Coast Doctor Pleads No Contest To Felony Charges

Palm Coast Doctor Pleads No Contest To Felony Charges

By on August 16, 2019 in WNDB News

Palm Coast, FL – A former Flagler County doctor pleads no contest to one count of battery on a person 65 or older. 59-year-old Florence Fruehan made that plea earlier this afternoon (August 16th) on that third-degree felony charge. He was sentenced to 24 months probation and he’s now required to undergo a mental health […]

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Convicted Felon Captured During Traffic Stop

Convicted Felon Captured During Traffic Stop

By on August 16, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Antonio Gearing, who walked out of the S. James Foxman Justice Center on July 16, is now in the Volusia County Jail. He was arrested by a Daytona Beach Police officer during a traffic stop early this morning (August 16). The officer, in a marked patrol car, pulled over a red […]

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VCS: Mainland Principal Led Fake Speech Class

VCS: Mainland Principal Led Fake Speech Class

By on August 15, 2019 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Following reports of a “placebo” AP test, new allegations come out claiming that the recently retired principal of Mainland High School led a fake class that passed students with A grades. Back in July, Mainland High School Principal Cheryl Salerno, along with other officials at Mainland, was reprimanded following the distribution […]

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