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Motorcyclist killed in crash on last day of Daytona Bike Week

DAYTONA BEACH - An Enterprise motorcyclist was killed Sunday after running a traffic light and slamming into the side of a car, an official said. Mark Kitterer, 56, went through the red light at Clyde Morris Boulevard and Aviation Center Parkway at 9:41 p.m. Sunday and T-boned a car, according to a

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-03-19 17:04:28

Motorcyclist dies after T-boning car in Daytona Beach, police say

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - A motorcyclist died after running a red light and T-boning a car Sunday night, according to the Daytona Beach Police Department. Police said Mark Kitterer ran a red light at Clyde Morris Boulevard and Aviation Center Parkway around 9:41 p.m., causing him to T-bone a car. Kitt

CLICK ORLANDO - 2018-03-19 16:04:55

Two dead in fatal car crash on I-4 near Lake Mary

Lake Mary, Fla. - Two people are dead after a fatal car crash happened on I-4 westbound near Lake Mary Sunday morning. Florida Highway Patrol reports the crash happened at 5:00 a.m. on mile marker 98. The driver of a Toyota Camry, 24 year old Estrellita Galarza was driving behind another vehicle he

NEWS965.COM - 2018-03-18 20:19:00

Study reveals most crash-prone roads in Volusia, Flagler

It might sound like a no-brainer - the busiest roads and intersections in Volusia and Flagler counties are the ones most susceptible to crashes. But before you roll your eyes and mutter, "Duh," consider this: Transportation and law enforcement leaders, citing data from a recent study, say there migh

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-03-19 17:34:18

3 motorcyclists seriously injured during high-speed collision along ISB near Volusia Mall

Three motorcyclists were hospitalized late Saturday following a high-speed collision along West International Speedway Boulevard near the Volusia Mall, Daytona Beach police said. The crash occurred around 10 p.m. Two of the motorcyclists were exiting the Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen restaurant onto th


Deltona home riddled with bullets as people slept inside

A Deltona family was awakened by bullets whipping through their home and some of the more than 20 projectiles fired at the house pierced the headboard of a bed where a mother and her son slept, deputies said. Volusia County sheriff's detectives do not believe the Friday morning shooting was random,

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-03-19 22:21:48

3 arrested in slew of Sanford car burglaries

Man arrested in shooting outside Seminole Towne Center A number of items were stolen from the vehicles, including an iPad and a handgun. Officers were able to track the iPad to a nearby address on Scott Drive. They found three men hanging around a vehicle matching the description of one seen in the

WFTV - 2018-03-19 19:46:22

Ex-Salvation Army drug counselor expected to enter plea in sex case

A former counselor at the Salvation Army accused of threatening to send a woman to jail if she didn't perform a sex act on him is expected to enter a plea on Tuesday. Gerard Pepin , 65, is charged with sexual battery under special circumstances, a first-degree felony punishable by up to 30 years in

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-03-19 21:48:29

Business owners killed in murder-suicide at Orlando bar

Two people were killed in a murder-suicide at Mezcal bar in Orlando Friday night, officials said. Orange County deputies were called out to Mezcal bar around 11:12 p.m. for reports of gunshots inside the bar. There, deputies found a man and a woman suffering from gunshot wounds. Deputies later said


OUR VIEW: Beach Street without bikes

Making Riverfront Park vendor-free is a good first step. While the community awaits the recommendations from the Beachside Redevelopment Committee on how to invigorate State Road A1A, Main Street and other areas of Volusia County's main tourism corridor, change already is happening on the other side

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-03-18 08:01:00

Lake Mary teacher set to swim from Sanford to Jacksonville

Lake Mary, Fla. - Luther F. Davis III, a Physics and Astronomy teacher and United States Masters Swimmer in Lake Mary plans to spend his spring breaking swimming nearly 200 miles along the St. Johns River. 164 of those miles will be from Sanford to Jacksonville. Davis will kayak 16 miles across the

NEWS965.COM - 2018-03-18 19:39:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Motorcyclist Rushed To Halifax Health After Crashing Into Tree In Port Orange

Port Orange, FL - A motorcyclist was rushed to Halifax Health in Daytona Beach early Thursday morning after they lost control of their bike and crashed into a tree in Port Orange. The Port Orange Police Department was called to the 3600 block of S. Peninsula Dr. at 1:06 AM on March 15 in reference t


Nails found spread across Volusia County roadway

OAK HILL, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - Authorities in one Volusia County community say someone is dumping nails along U.S. Highway 1, and they're doing it on purpose. "If it was accidental, it wouldn't be at every 'dadgum' turn through," said Oak Hill Mayor Doug Gibson. It's been happening for more than eig


Missing Puerto Rican pooch 'Pancho' finds new home, name

Some stories really do have happy endings, even for little dogs who lose their way. Poncho, a mixed-breed rescued from Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria then lost in Palm Coast on Thanksgiving, is once again safe and sound - this time in a home just north of Ormond Beach. He now has a


Police watching motorcycle gangs in Daytona for Bike Week

DAYTONA BEACH - More motorcycle gangs are in town for Bike Week but the Volusia County sheriff said police will come down on them "like white on rice" if they break the law. Sheriff Mike Chitwood said he has seen an increase in motorcycle gangs coming to Bike Week in Daytona Beach. To prevent gang v


Music roars during Daytona Beach Bike Week

DAYTONA BEACH - Selwyn Birchwood jammed barefoot on the stage of the Bank & Blues Club with a guitar in hand and a saxophone player nearby. Performing with the Main Street venue's exposed-brick walls around him, the blues musician celebrated his 33rd birthday on the first Friday of Bike Week while p


LANE: We need to plan now for a different beach in 2031

During a parking-lot dispute, we were warned about the beach's future. Mark Lane @othermarklane During a meeting last week between officials from Volusia County and Daytona Beach Shores over their dispute about a beach-users parking lot, some bigger, longer-term issues came up. Like whether beach d


Brevard, Titusville Fire Units Knock Down Blaze at Great Outdoors RV Resort Thursday Morning

BCFR: occupants made it out of the RV safely Brevard County Fire Rescue units, with the assistance of Titusville Fire and Emergency Services, responded to an RV fire at the Great Outdoors RV resort west of Titusville. (BCFR image) BREVARD COUNTY TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA - Brevard County Fire Rescue units


6 arrested in Daytona Beach prostitution sting

Daytona Beach police arrested six women Monday along a stretch of Ridgewood Avenue that is, according to arrest reports, "known for prostitution." In each arrest, all five willingly entered the undercover officer's vehicle and agreed to exchange sexual favors for cash, the reports said. Joy Daniels