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Commissioner Adam Putnam responds to Daytona Beach roller coaster derailment

KISSIMMEE, Fla.- Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Adam Putnam said it is too soon to say if the Sandblaster roller coaster on the Daytona Beach pier, which had a car derail on Thursday, will reopen one day.

WFTV - 2018-06-16 21:37:14

Pedestrian dies after Saturday night crash in Ormond Beach, police say

ORMOND BEACH, Fla.- A pedestrian died after being truck by a car Saturday night while crossing West Granada Boulevard in Ormond Beach, according to officials from the Ormond Beach Police Department.

CLICK ORLANDO - 2018-06-17 18:02:42

Daytona Beach derailment victims hire Orlando-based attorney

The law firm Morgan and Morgan sent out a news release Sunday, saying it is representing three people who were injured on the roller coaster, including a woman who was seriously hurt and remains in the hospital.

WESH - 2018-06-18 00:25:00

Day 9: 250 beachgoers stung by jellyfish in Volusia County on Father's Day

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.- There were 250 people stung by jellyfish Sunday at beaches in Volusia County, Volusia County Beach Safety said.

WFTV - 2018-06-17 23:03:48

Riders plunge 34 feet, 6 injured in roller coaster derail

In this Thursday, June 14, 2018 photo Daytona Beach Fire Department personnel rescue riders from a roller coaster car that derailed in Daytona Beach, Fla. (Lola Gomez /The Daytona Beach News-Journal via AP)This photo provided by the Daytona Beach Fire department shows emergency crews working on a ro


Police investigate after shot fired during theft in Port Orange

More News HeadlinesMan arrested after woman found shot to death in Econo Lodge roomMan who barricaded self in Ocala apartment in custody7-year-old boy killed in semitruck crash on Florida's Turnpike, troopers sayThree accused of tying woman to chair, beating her, police say

CLICK ORLANDO - 2018-06-16 22:08:09

Pedestrian killed crossing Granada | Ormond Beach Observer | Ormond Beach Observer

Th Ormond Beach Police Department reported that the pedestrian, whose identity has not yet been released, crossed in front of an eastbound Toyota Corolla in the 1600 block of West Granada Boulevard around 9:22 p.m. He was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police report.

ORMONDBEACHOBSERVER.COM - 2018-06-17 19:49:59

Inspectors checked ride hours before derailment in Daytona Beach

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. —Florida officials say a roller coaster passed a state inspection only hours before it derailed and sent two riders plummeting to the ground.Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said Friday that the Sand Blaster at the Daytona Beach Boardwalk had been seen Thursday by ins


Jellyfish sting more than 1000 people in Florida over four-day period

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – It’s a moon jellyfish free-for-all on central Florida beaches. An unusually large swarm of jellyfish have stung an estimated 1,200 beach-goers over four days in Volusia County.


9 victims from roller coaster crash taken to the hospital

Taxi Driver, James Nichols, was in the area while this was all going on and says it was a horrific scene.


Man fatally shot by mother’s boyfriend in Orange City, deputies say

The shooter, who is the boyfriend of the victim’s mother, remained on scene after the shooting. He is being interviewed by detectives, the sheriff’s office said.


Riders fall 34-feet to the ground from dangling rollercoaster car in Florida

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Two riders fell 34-feet to the ground from a dangling rollercoaster car after a derailment in Daytona Beach, Florida, on Thursday.


3 found injured at New Smyrna Beach park after reports of lightning strike

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla.- Three people were found injured Thursday evening at Smyrna Dunes Park in New Smyrna Beach after a lightning strike was reported.Someone called 911 shortly after 7:30 p.m. to report that a person had been struck by lightning, officials said.Read: 2 people fall when roller coas


Police: Man fires shot in air after cash box stolen in Port Orange parking lot

PORT ORANGE, Fla.- A man fired a gun into the air in a parking lot next to a Port Orange Chuck E. Cheese restaurant while chasing a thief who stole the cash box he uses at a nearby farmers’ market, police said.

WFTV - 2018-06-16 22:43:22

Roller coaster derails at Daytona Beach boardwalk, two riders fall 25 feet

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL)- The Volusia County Fire Department says that two people have fallen 25 feet from a roller coaster in Daytona Beach.They say they got a call at about 8:31 p.m. that the incident was occurring at the boardwalk in Daytona Beach. One of the cars was dangling off the ra


Man shot & killed by mother's boyfriend, Volusia County deputies say

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla.- A man was shot and killed in a domestic disturbance Friday morning, said the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office.


Six injured as Florida roller coaster car derails

Six people were hospitalized Thursday night after their roller coaster car plunged off the track at a Daytona Beach, Fla., theme park, fire officials said.


Woman found dead after flames break out at Port Orange home

PORT ORANGE, Fla.- A woman was found dead early Thursday after a fire broke out at a home in Port Orange, fire officials said.


Woman dies in Port Orange house fire, police say

PORT ORANGE, Fla.- A Port Orange woman was killed in a house fire Thursday, police said.


Video: Man bolts from police after traffic stop

Deputies had no problem finding him. They had a helicopter tracking him. The man now faces charges of fleeing or attempting to elude law enforcement, driving while license suspended, and failure to register a motor vehicle and theft.