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Lake Brantley High School incident prompts changes to active shooter drills
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. - Seminole County Sheriff Dennis Lemma said Tuesday that he has changed protocols to unannounced code red alerts, or active shooter drills, after a false threat following such a drill triggered panic at Lake Brantley High School on Thursday.
This map shows all the cold cases in Volusia County
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - The Volusia County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday unveiled a new map showing dozens of unsolved homicides in the area dating back decades. Deputies hope the online feature will help spread awareness and generate new tips in 47 cold cases.
Remains of Volusia County woman missing for nearly 8 years found
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - The remains of a Volusia County woman who was first reported missing nearly eight years ago have been found, the state attorney’s office confirmed Monday.
6 people shot over the weekend in Volusia County
Volusia County saw a weekend blasted by gunfire which left two people shot dead in Daytona Beach, three wounded in DeLand and another wounded near Orange City. The most recent shooting happened in DeLand on Sunday morning when someone opened fire about 2:59 a.m. from one of several vehicles doing do
Volusia County deputies take kids on a shopping spree
DELTONA, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - Some lucky kids got the chance to finish up their holiday shopping with a deputy by their side. Volusia County deputies hosted their 'Shop with a Deputy' event at a Walmart in Deltona. Families in need received $250 to go on a holiday shopping spree.
Man pleads no contest to murder charges of girlfriend and her son
SANFORD, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - Allen Cashe has plead no contest to charges of first-degree premeditated murder. Police say that he shot his girlfriend, her two children, her father, and two bystanders back in March 2017.
Volusia County corrections sergeant accused of having sexual encounter with inmate
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - A 31-year-old Volusia County Division of Corrections sergeant surrendered himself Tuesday afternoon after having a sexual encounter with an inmate at the Volusia County Correctional Facility, the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said.
Daytona police: Damon Kemp, accused in double killing said, 'I just killed my friend'
Damon Kemp ran at a Daytona Beach police officer investigating a home invasion at the Jade Park Apartment Homes and said, “I killed my friend,” according to an arrest report released Monday.
Identity behind remains of missing woman from eight years ago confirmed
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - The remains of a woman who went missing eight years ago have finally been matched through DNA comparison. It is confirmed that the remains, which were found in 2016 after years of searching, indeed belong to the missing woman.
Allen Cashe take plea deal in Sanford mass shooting of 6 that killed mother and child
The Sanford man who shot six people, including two children, with an AK-47 last year pleaded to several charges Monday after accepting a deal that spared him from the death penalty.
Man found guilty of 2017 murders of Sanford woman, her 8-year-old son
SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - A man was convicted Monday for the 2017 murders of Latina Herring and her 8-year-old son Branden Christian, as well as the attempted murders of four other people.
STORIES OF HOPE: Candle Safar, 10, 'I’ve been thinking about a better career every time'
Fifth-grader Candle Safar hopes to be a dentist or doctor when she grows up. Her reasoning? "Because you get well paid and you don't have to worry about not getting enough money," the 10-year-old said.
Second suspect car in Deltona Carjacking
DELTONA, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - Authorities in Volusia County are searching for a second suspect wanted in connection with an armed carjacking that occurred Dec. 5 on Sanborn Lane in Deltona.
Deputies: Woman carjacked by armed men while returning to her Deltona home
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - A woman was pulled from her car at gunpoint by three men as she returned home Wednesday night, according to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies said the armed carjacking occurred just before midnight Wednesday on Sanborn Lane in Deltona.
3 juveniles hurt in shooting outside DeLand bar, police say
DELAND, Fla. - Three people were shot outside a DeLand bar early Sunday morning, police said. The shooting occurred around 3 a.m. outside Label Bar & Lounge at the corner of Adelle and Beresford Avenues.
Vet sues dog owner over harsh review on Yelp
DELAND, Fla. (AP) - A Florida veterinarian is suing for defamation after a dog owner posted a harsh review of his clinic on Yelp. Dr. Thomas MacPhail says he filed the lawsuit because the dog owner had smeared his clinic in DeLand, Florida, located halfway between Orlando and Daytona Beach.
Teen accused of killing roommates denied bond after outburst in court
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - A Volusia County judge denied bond Sunday for a man accused of murdering his two roommates. Damon Kemp, 19, remains behind bars, charged with two counts of second-degree murder.
VCSO: Three Suspects Wanted In Deltona Carjacking
Deltona, FL – Volusia County deputies want the public to be on the look out for three suspects wanted for stealing a young woman’s car. VCSO reports that just shortly after midnight this morning (December 6th), deputies were called out to a house on Sanborn Lane with reports that a woman was carjack
3 injured in Sunday morning shootout between vehicles, deputies say
DELAND, Fla. - Three people have been taken to a local hospital after a shootout between the occupants of two vehicles early Sunday morning, according to officials from the Volusia County Sheriff's Office.
Annual Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore Memorial Luncheon Dec. 15
The West Volusia Branch NAACP will host the annual Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore Memorial Luncheon 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at New Hope Baptist Church, 2855 Lake Helen Osteen Road in Deltona. Tickets cost $20.