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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


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.


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.


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


Off-duty firefighter saves off-duty police officer in Port Orange

PORT ORANGE, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - An off-duty firefighter saved an off-duty police officer in Port Orange on Friday. The Daytona Beach Fire Department says that on Friday, while at a gym in Port Orange, off-duty Daytona Beach Firefighter James Axiotis noticed a group of gym-goers gathering around an


Evelyn Bethune, granddaughter of B-CU founder, pleads no contest to fraud, theft

DAYTONA BEACH — Evelyn Bethune, the granddaughter of Bethune-Cookman University founder Mary McLeod Bethune, faces up to 25 years in prison after pleading no contest Wednesday to charges of organized scheme to defraud and two counts of grand theft totaling over $23,000, according to the Daytona Beac


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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 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


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.


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


Father Arrested for Leaving Two Small Children Alone In Hotel

Daytona Beach, FL – A 35-year-old father of two young children faces child neglect charges for leaving the children, ages 5 years and 20 months, alone in a hotel room. Daytona Beach Police were called to the Hilton Hotel this past Saturday (Jan. 13) after a housekeeper found the children alone in a


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.


New Florida Laws 2019 You Should Know

Some new important laws are coming to Florida that may affect you. -Tax laws: changes in tax laws will affect alimony payments by eliminating deductions, but not for everyone. Read more here.


Daytona panhandling meeting Wednesday night

DAYTONA BEACH — City commissioners are gathering for a special meeting Wednesday night to discuss new proposed panhandling regulations. The 5 p.m. meeting at City Hall will revolve around testimony of people who have been impacted by panhandlers in Daytona Beach.


Daytona shelter building construction starts Monday

DAYTONA BEACH — A monumental day for all of those who spent years battling to get a new homeless shelter built is coming next week. Monday will be the first official day of construction on the First Step Shelter building that promises to become a place of healing for thousands in the decades ahead.


Police: Teen Boy Kept as Sex Slave in Florida Trailer for a Year

Police in St. Petersburg, Florida, have arrested seven adults and charged them with keeping a 16-year-old boy as a sex slave in a filthy trailer for a year. The victim was discovered during an investigation of another missing teen from Louisiana, according to Fox 61.


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.


Daytona Beach homeless shelter slated for Thanksgiving opening date

A Daytona Beach homeless shelter that has had its opening date puhed back multiple times has now been given an opening date for Thanksgiving of 2019. The city has been trying to open up a shelter since dozens of homeless camped outside the county administrative building in 2016.