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Homicide investigation underway at Daytona Beach Shores hotel

Police are investigating a homicide Friday at a hotel in Daytona Beach Shores. The Daytona Beach Shores Department of Public safety said a 34-year-old woman was found dead inside a room at the Hawaiian Inn on South Atlantic Avenue just before 5:30 a.m. First responders attempted to resuscitate the

WESH - 2017-09-22 14:41:00

Authorities: Woman found slain in Daytona Beach Shores hotel

DAYTONA BEACH SHORES - A 34-year-old woman died Friday morning at a Daytona Beach Shores hotel and authorities said they are investigating the case as a homicide. Shortly before 5:30 a.m., Daytona Beach Shores Public Safety officers responded to the Hawaiian Inn, 2301 S. Atlantic Ave., and encounter

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 16:21:57

Teen, 17, arrested following Dollar General robbery in Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH - A 17-year-old male was arrested in connection with an armed robbery of a Dollar General store. The store at 825 W. International Speedway Blvd. was held up around 10 p.m. Tuesday by two males with guns, according to the Daytona Beach Police Department. There were three victims in the

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 00:02:52

LETTERS: "There were traffic jams .., for their selfies, Instagram and Facebook posts.'

'Disaster tourists' added to pain, mess "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." Charles Dickens' words ran through my head after the storm passed. Neighbors were helping and checking on neighbors as we started to assess the damage Hurricane Irma brought to our little world of Orange

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 08:01:00

Festivals and more: 12 entertainment options for the week ahead

Festivals celebrating everything from the area's diverse cultures to the pastime of fishing are on the schedule for cities from Deltona to New Smyrna Beach. The events join concerts at the Daytona Beach Bandshell and plays at area theaters as entertainment options for the weekend and week ahead. Her

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 14:40:00

Water spouts sprout off Ormond Beach, Daytona coasts

Several waterspouts were spotted off Ormond Beach and Daytona Beach Friday morning. Timothy Sedlock, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Melbourne, said deepening moisture, "along with a very weak wind profile, has made conditions favorable for water spout development, not to mentio

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 16:04:11

Couple charged with stealing expensive jewelry, gun

Justin R. Harvey and his girlfriend Rachel M. Gilbert face multiple charges. OCALA - Two people were arrested and charged Tuesday with stealing more than $10,000 in jewelry and a firearm from a home, as well as using stolen credit cards to purchase hundreds of dollars items. Justin R. Harvey, 28 and

STAR-BANNER - 2017-09-20 20:52:05

Beach Street's plea: We're "open for business"

Events to encourage public to support downtown Daytona shops hard hit by Hurricane Irma Clayton Park @ClaytonPark3 DAYTONA BEACH - Miguel and Jennifer Nin hurried to their Beach Street shop the morning after Hurricane Irma hit to see how storm surge flooding from the Halifax River impacted their bu

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 23:21:24

Daytona armory, Navy annex buildings to be razed

City commissioners decided at their meeting Wednesday night to demolish the 26,000-square-foot building used by the National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve troops until 2013 and old Navy annex buildings. DAYTONA BEACH - By the beginning of next year, the red brick Armed Forces Reserve Center that's bee

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 03:13:03

Police: Sticky-ended fishing device used to steal rent checks

Daytona Beach police are looking for a suspect who may have used a sticky device to fish some rent checks out of the overnight drop box of an apartment complex. It is unknown how many checks were extracted from the after hours/overnight drop box of the Indigo Plantation Apartments' main office at 10

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 22:25:04

LETTERS: Readers talk about Irma

Shelter treatment of homeless struck unhappy chord I'm sure many have seen the video shared by The Daytona Beach News-Journal showing police officers at David C. Hinson Middle School turning away people seeking shelter from Hurricane Irma and directing them to a separate shelter, simply because they

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 01:27:25

A hurricane away from homeless

Brittany Kowalik sat a table inside the Ocean Center and listened as her 3-month-old daughter cooed and babbled in a way only a mother would understand. Dressed in a bright pink onesie with the words "Keep calm and carry me" written across the front, Olivia reached her tiny fingers out and latched o

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 23:26:10

That was good news to residents like Sherry Odom of Ormond Beach, whose son-in-law Brent Gregory worked Tuesday to stack debris in front of her home.

As piles of fallen trees, limbs, carpeting and drywall continue to grow along streets across Volusia and Flagler counties this week, the arduous task of collecting all the debris left from Hurricane Irma has begun "It just makes you feel that things are back to normal," Odom said Tuesday. Debris pic

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 00:59:58

New Smyrna Beach residents air concerns about city manager

NEW SMYRNA BEACH - After scores of people piled into City Hall to chastise comments made by the city manager in a video last week, the City Commission vowed to mend what many said was a broken relationship between the city and the Historic Westside. More than 130 people attended Tuesday night's City

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 04:44:06

New Smyrna Beach officials vote in favor of banning medical marijuana dispensaries

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. - At a public hearing Tuesday night, the New Smyrna Beach City Commission voted 3-2 in favor of banning of medical marijuana dispensaries within the boundaries of the city. The meeting was the second reading, and the final of two required public hearings, of Ordinance No. 65-1

CLICK ORLANDO - 2017-09-20 02:08:36

Police make arrests in 2016 DeLand shootings that killed 2, wounded 1

DELAND - Police announced the arrest of two people in the killings of two men in the Candlelight Oaks neighborhood last year after an argument over a minor car accident. Charlie Martin, 20, of DeLand, was charged with second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder. Jevon L. Dennis, 22, of D

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 18:33:03

Sheriff's deputies investigating human remains at fernery

Volusia County Sheriff's deputies are investigating human remains discovered by a worker at a fernery near DeLeon Springs. "Deputies responded around 10:47 a.m. Wednesday to a fernery off the 4500 block of Daugharty Road (which becomes Marsh Road further south), DeLeon Springs, after a worker report

THE DELAND-DELTONA BEACON - 2017-09-20 21:11:31

A 1920s throwback: New hotel aims to enhance historic tradition

Ross Janke has a vision for his new DeLand Hotel at 442 E. New York Ave.: maintain the historical aspects of the three-story building as much as possible, even if some modernization is necessary. "We want to bring something truly unique and special to DeLand," Janke said. "That is our goal." To carr

THE DELAND-DELTONA BEACON - 2017-09-20 22:59:17

Two arrested in 2016 Candlelight Oaks killings

Charles Martin IV, 20 (left), of DeLand, and Jevon L. Dennis, 22, of Deltona DeLand police have arrested two men in connection with a 2016 shooting at a party in the Candlelight Oaks neighborhood that left two people dead and one injured. Charles Martin IV, 20, of DeLand, and Jevon L. Dennis, 22, o

THE DELAND-DELTONA BEACON - 2017-09-21 20:30:40

STORM DEBRIS: Collection has begun in DeLand, OC, and unincorporated Volusia County

In DeLand, contractors began removing debris from Irma along city-maintained roadways Sept. 20, starting with some of the harder-hit areas. "Residents of impacted areas that can safely do so are asked to place any storm-generated debris on the public right of way. Please try not to block the roadway

THE DELAND-DELTONA BEACON - 2017-09-20 18:13:54