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VIDEO: Florida man stops to help victims of fiery I-95 wreck near Ormond, gets truck stolen
DAYTONA BEACH —Volusia County deputies said a Daytona Beach man caused a wreck on Interstate 95 on Monday night and then stole the vehicle of a good Samaritan who stopped to help.
Sheriff's deputy resigns after fight at Florida strip club
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Florida sheriff's deputy has resigned after being arrested on charges that he battered a couple at a strip club. An internal affairs report says 33-year-old Dwight Robinson quit his job at the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office two days after the July 3 incident at Scores.
FWC Holding Public Meetings On Coyotes
New Smyrna Beach, FL – The Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission will be holding a series of meetings to discuss safety and precautions against coyotes. Chad Weber with FWC says that residents in New Smyrna Beach and Ormond Beach were starting to become concerned with an increase in coyote activity, so
Port Orange Cumberland Farms to offer free gas
PORT ORANGE — As gasoline prices have started climb higher, two Cumberland Farms convenience stores in Port Orange have announced "Pump My Ride" gas giveaways next week. On Tuesday, Jan. 22, the company will offer $10 worth of free gas to the first 100 customers who have the Cumberland Farms SmartPa
2 Volusia County deputies face DUI charges for off-duty incidents
DELAND, Fla. - Two Volusia County deputies were arrested and charged with DUI in separate, off-duty incidents over the weekend, the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said. Ormond Beach police arrested Deputy Jonathan Johansmeyer, 23, around 4:15 p.m. Saturday after he sped past an officer at the Bermu
Volusia Co. school resource deputy reassigned over response to possible gun on campus
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. (WESH) - Volusia County's top cop is defending the decision to reassign a school resource officer for failing to respond to a possible gun on campus. That gun ended up being a toy, but it still caused quite a scare.
Cumberland Farms Hosts Florida “Pump My Ride” Events
SmartPay Check-Link-mobile-app customers can win free gas. Cumberland Farms is hosting “Pump My Ride” events at its two Port Orange, Fla. stores, where SmartPay Check-Link mobile app customers have the chance to receive free fuel.
Florida to consider statewide driver's license, insurance, registration database
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — Florida could soon join a growing list of states that have a state-run database to store important information like your driver’s license and proof of insurance, to be used not to replace the physical copies, but allow for a suitable backup and an extra tool for law enforce
Volusia parents arrested after investigator found children in 'deplorable' conditions: report
Volusia County deputies arrested two parents Monday after a Florida Department of Children and Families investigator found the couple’s children living in “deplorable” conditions, according to a report by WOFL.
Frigid Florida: Get ready for the coldest air we've seen this season
ORLANDO, Fla. - Here is Mother Nature's reminder that it technically is winter, even if we do live in Florida. Central Florida will see the coldest air of the season over the next few days, as well as some wet weather.
Volusia County 'taking steps forward'
Infrastructure. Water quality. Better roads. Those are just three things Volusia County Council Chair Ed Kelley mentioned while closing the state of the county address held at the Ocean Center on Tuesday, Jan. 15. While the video portion of the event focused on what the county did in 2018, Kelley sp
Volusia County wood carvers show off creations in Port Orange
Wood carvers from clubs in Volusia County displayed several creations at the annual Friends Wood Carving Club Show, sponsored by the Port Orange City Council, on Sunday, Jan. 13.
Serial killer Geraldo Stano of Ormond was executed 20 years ago
Gerald Stano was prosecuted for 33 murders. The man who investigated him said the actual number of homicides the serial killer committed nearly tripled that. For killing a 17-year-old Port Orange girl, Stano was sentenced to death. The 46-year-old was strapped to the electric chair the night of Marc
Fugitive leaves 'I'm not here' note on mattress, gets caught hiding in dresser, deputies say
BUNNELL, Fla. - A Florida fugitive wrote a note on a mattress for Flagler County deputies, stating that he was aware of the warrant out for his arrest, a news release said. Deputies said there was an active warrant for Jesse Pack, 40, of Bunnell, out of Volusia County on charges of kidnapping and ag
Deputies searching for Volusia County bank robbery suspect
ORANGE CITY, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - Deputies in Volusia County are looking for a bank robbery suspect. They say the wanted man robbed a Space Coast Credit Union inside the Walmart on Veterans Memorial Parkway in Orange City.
Tony McCracken named president at MAC Motion Chairs
EDGEWATER, Fla. – MAC Motion Chairs has promoted Tony McCracken to president. He took on the new title from Butch McCracken, his father and previous president and current CEO, at the beginning of the New Year.
Florida man drinks 20 bears, attempts to get children to touch him inappropriately
MARION COUNTY, Fla. - Police say a Florida man would drink up to 20 beers before bringing children into his home and try to convince them to touch him inappropriately. The Marion County Sheriff's Office arrested Arthur Leo Proulx, 51, after he allegedly made sexual advances towards two boys, ages 6
Deputies: Florida man killed in road rage shooting
LAND O' LAKES, Fla. (AP) - A 38-year-old Florida man was killed in what authorities are calling a road rage shooting. Investigators with the Pasco County Sheriff's Office are looking for anyone who witnessed the Tuesday night shooting that killed Scott Bartolotti.
Silver Airways Begins Daytona Service With “Tortuga-1”
Daytona Beach, FL – Today’s the day you officially get a new flight option at Daytona Beach International Airport. Silver Airways is expected to touch down at the World’s Most Famous Beach tonight (January 16th) in its first direct daily flight from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
Officer in crash rescue video: 'I wasn't going to go home and let somebody burn up in that vehicle'
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - An emergency can happen anytime, anywhere. As most people slept early Wednesday morning, Edgewater police officers and Volusia County deputies got an urgent call: A serious crash on I-95.