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  1. Port Orange teen gets personal theater thanks to Make-A-Wish FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | WFTV Orlando

    A Port Orange 17-year-old boy suffering from congenital muscular dystrophy came home to find the back porch of his parents' home converted into his own personal movie theater. Brandon Berman became the 5,000th patient who was granted a wish from the Make-A-Wish foundation of northern and central Florida.

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  2. Mobile home destroyed in Port Orange fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | WFTV Orlando

    Port Orange Fire and Rescue responded to a mobile home fire on Pineland Avenue in Port Orange Wednesday at 8:25 a.m. Channel 9 Eyewitness News has produced the most accurate local news and weather technology available, our digital News and Weather apps.

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  3. Man sleeping in dumpster killed by refuse truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | WFTV Orlando

    A man whose body was discovered in a Volusia County landfill Wednesday morning died when a refuse truck emptied the dumpster he was sleeping in, according to Volusia County Sheriff's Office officials. Officials said Ronald Lantery, 51, of Key West was discovered in a load of recycling materials brought to the Tomoka Farms Road Landfill in Port Orange around 10:33 a.m. The Medical Examiner said Lantery died from blunt force trauma and his death was ruled accidental, according to sheriff's officials.

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  4. Students become sick after eating hash oil-laced brownies at Spruce Creek H. S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WFTV Orlando

    A Volusia County sheriff's school resource deputy responded to a report of a student who was sick and possibly under the influence of a narcotic at Spruce Creek High School in Port Orange, authorities said. Investigators learned that a student had brought a batch of brownies believed to have been laced with hash oil, and sold several of them.

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  5. Deaf woman said she was mistreated about her disability at Port Orange post officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | WFTV Orlando

    A deaf woman in Volusia County said instead of getting help from a postal worker while showing her 8-year-old son how to ship a package, she was ridiculed and asked to leave. The woman, who did not want to be identified, speaks well and explained to the Port Orange postal worker that she's deaf, but the worker apparently refused to communicate with her through written notes.

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  6. 2 hit-and-run crashes involving motorcycles under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | WFTV Orlando

    The crash happened about 8:30 p.m. on Dunlawton Avenue in Port Orange, about 7 miles from Daytona Beach where Bikeweek is about to start. Meanwhile, a busy road in Titusville was shut down as police investigated a separate, fatal hit-and-run crash involving a motorcycle.

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  7. Convicted Volusia County child rapist gets 2 life terms for stranglingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | WFTV Orlando

    As part of a deal with Volusia County prosecutors to avoid the death penalty, 46-year-old James Maxwell pleaded guilty Thursday to two counts of first-degree murder. Authorities say Maxwell strangled 27-year-old Chasity Starr in January 2011 and buried her body behind his Port Orange home.

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  8. Parents want Volusia schools to crack down on smoking on campusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | WFTV Orlando

    Parents picking up their children at most schools in Volusia County might wait 20 to 30 minutes in the loop on campus. During that time some are lighting up cigarettes as they pass the time, even though smoking is prohibited on school grounds.

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  9. Police: Suicidal man shot after opening fire on officers outside Port Orange homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WFTV Orlando

    "At first, I thought it was fire crackers because it was repetitive, there were several shots, and then there was another series of gunshots after that," said neighbor Barbara Short.

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  10. Taxpayer-funded renovations to Port Orange golf course now being questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | WFTV Orlando

    A Volusia County golf course that could cost taxpayers more than $1 million to renovate could have more problems than leaders initially expected. Port Orange is facing tough questions about whether to keep the private managers of its public golf course now that the company failed to mention a 2014 state health inspection.

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  11. Man dies after being hit by Port Orange police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | WFTV Orlando

    Andrew McIlvain, 39, was hit by Officer Silvio Portillo while riding a small motorcycle at Dunlawton Avenue and Village Trail. McIlvain was westbound on Dunlawton Avenue when Portillo hit him from behind, troopers said.

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  12. 91-year-old optician inspires others in Port Orange areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | WFTV Orlando

    A 91-year-old retired optician and World War II combat veteran is inspiring many people through his volunteer work at a local Veterans Affairs clinic. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports that Orville Swett has helped to repair and adjust eyeglasses at the clinic for more than 30 years.

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  13. Parents concerned after school bus stops eliminated in Volusia CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | WFTV Orlando

    Some Volusia County parents are concerned after their children's school bus stop was removed by the district because it was within a walk zone. School district officials removed several bus stops in the county because they deemed it safe for students to walk to school instead.

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  14. Man in critical condition after Port Orange officer hits scooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | WFTV Orlando

    Florida Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a crash involving a Port Orange police officer and a man on a motorized scooter. Troopers said Officer Silvio Portillo, 27, was heading westbound on Dunlawton Avenue just before 1 a.m. Sunday and struck the back of Andrew McIlvain's scooter.

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  15. As rain continues across central Florida, some Volusia residents dealing with flooded homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | WFTV Orlando

    As heavy rain continues to drench many areas of central Florida, some residents in Volusia County are dealing with flooded homes and roadways. Channel 9 talked to residents in Port Orange who were frustrated with the flooding problems and claim the city is to blame.

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  16. Man accused of leading police on chase from Port Orange to New SmyrnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WFTV Orlando

    Police arrested a man they said sped out of a Port Orange subdivision and led them on a chase before crashing his car. "I heard that their method is to ring the front door and if nobody's answering, they go around to the back and go through the back door," said resident Helene Martro.

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  17. Florida mom allegedly made children drink toilet cleanerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | WFTV Orlando

    Investigators in Port Orange, Florida, said a suicidal mother was arrested after she made her children drink toilet bowl cleaner Saturday morning. According to police, 29-year-old Amelia West had tried to harm herself by drinking toilet cleaner.

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  18. Port Orange mom allegedly made children drink toilet cleanerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | WFTV Orlando

    Investigators in Port Orange said a suicidal mother was arrested after she made her children drink toilet bowl cleaner Saturday morning. According to police, 29-year-old Amelia West had tried to harm herself by drinking toilet cleaner.

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  19. Would-be ATM thieves arrested after chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | WFTV Orlando

    Police in New Smyrna Beach have arrested two men they say led them on a chase after attempting to steal an ATM Saturday morning. Police say 27-year-old Brian Danna and 31-year-old Alan Tassell, both transients out of Kansas, smashed the front door of the Walgreens on State Road 44 just before 2 a.m. They then tried to wrap a chain around the ATM, planning to pull it out of the store with a stolen truck, but failed because the chain they were using was too short.

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  20. Attorney: Port Orange husband told wife to call off divorce or he'd kill their kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | WFTV Orlando

    An attorney for a woman whose husband shot their three children and then himself at the family's Port Orange home last week detailed the horrific event while sitting down with Channel 9 on Tuesday. Last week, 52-year-old David Mohney shot his three children, killing two, before turning the gun on himself at the family's home in the Spruce Creek Farms subdivision.

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