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  1. 500-Pound Suspect Can't Fit Inside Police CarRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | 103JAMZ.com

    ... He was too big to fit in the patrol car. Solution? A police transport van was summoned and brought him to the Volusia County jail. It gets a little stranger. When Hendrix's girlfriend originally called 911 to report that he was drunk and acting ... 3 comments

  2. Stetson University to Host Forum on Amendment 1Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | DeLand Beacon

    Florida's Water and Land Legacy, also known as Amendment 1, will be the focus of a community forum at Stetson University 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29. The forum is open to the public, and will feature presentations by Florida state Sen. David Simmons, Volusia County Council Member Pat Northey and environmental lawyer Clay Henderson. Amendment 1 proposes to dedicate one-third of the existing tax on deeds and mortgages to fund water and land conservation programs in Florida.

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  3. Renuart plans run for Thrasher seatRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... theast Florida area,'' Renuart said. The district includes St. Johns, Flagler and Putnam counties and part of Volusia County. Among the other potential candidates in a special election is Rep. Travis Hutson , R-Elkton.

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  4. Fall weather finally arrives in Volusia, FlaglerRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    About a month late if you go by the calendar, Volusia and Flagler counties will enjoy some Florida autumn weather for the next few days, with clear skies, mild daytime highs and cool nights. Thursday will be mostly sunny with highs in the upper 70s and a northeast wind of 5 to 15 mph, according to forecasters with the National Weather Service in Melbourne.

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  5. Memorial marks year since mother and 2 children disappearedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... later there is still no trace of them as Toledo, a former high-ranking member of the Latin Kings, sits at the Volusia County Branch Jail awaiting a trial tentatively set for next year that could put him on death row. The only thing investigators ...

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  6. Before Florida family bloodbath, a DCF documented truceRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... even as the state scaled back its investment in treatment and services designed to make children safer. Volusia County, where the Mohney family lived in a large house on Jackson Lane, is part of DCF's Northeast Region, which has been under ...

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  7. Familiar faces compete in Volusia's District 1 raceRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    By now, most active voters in the Volusia County Council's District 1, the zone covering DeLand and northwest Volusia, know Pat Patterson and Andy Kelly. This year's race between them could come down to which one has best gotten to know voters.

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  8. Vigil held for murdered mother, children in DeltonaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Click Orlando

    ... les and sang a hymn before letting balloons go into the night sky. Suarez's husband, Luis Toledo, sits in the Volusia County Jail about 20 miles away waiting for his next court date, refusing to tell authorities where he buried his wife.

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  9. Florida Kids Slain By Father Said They Feared MomRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KRON 4

    ... allegations closely mirror what David Mohney wrote in court documents about a week earlier when he asked a Volusia County court for a protective order June 3. Two weeks later he dismissed the request. Although the divorce had turned ugly, Stombos ...

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  10. Man charged with 7 counts of attempted murder in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WESH-TV

    A Volusia County man is facing seven counts of attempted murder after police in South Daytona said he set a fire at an apartment complex three months ago and wound up badly burning himself. Arthur Avery made his first appearance in court on the criminal charges on Wednesday.

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  11. Attorney reveals mother's account of murder-suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WESH-TV

    ... HIS MOTHER. I'M GAIL PASCHALL-BROWN LIVE IN SEMINOLE COUNTY FOR WESH 2 NEWS. NEW INFORMATION WITH WHAT A VOLUSIA COUNTY MOTHER SAYS HAPPENED THE DAY HER HUSBAND SHOT THEIR THREE KIDS KILLING TWO BEFORE TURNING THE GUN ON HIMSELF. IT HAPPENED LAST ...

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  12. Vigil to be held for woman, 2 children 1 year after deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WESH-TV

    ... WILL REMEMBER A MURDERED FAMILY DURING A VIGIL IN DELTONA TONIGHT. IT HAS BEEN A YEAR SINCE INVESTIGATORS IN VOLUSIA COUNTY SAY LUIS TOLEDO KALE KILLED HIS -- KILLED HIS WIFE YESENNIA AND HER TWO CHILDREN. HE REMAINS IN JAIL BUT THEIR BODIES HAVE ...

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  13. Port Orange ShootingWed, 22 Oct 2014 17:23:00 EDTRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... Farms subdivision where a father shot and killed two children, injured one and then shot himself dead. A Volusia County animal control officer leads one of two dogs from the home after shooting at 1927 Jackson Lane, Port Orange Friday October 17, ...

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  14. Search on for men involved in two Deltona home invasionsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    Two Deltona houses occupied by women and their children had their doors kicked in by home invaders early Wednesday morning, according to deputies. Volusia County sheriff's investigators said the first incident was reported at 2:05 a.m. on Summerfield Street.

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  15. US Foods Port Orange division wins $312.6M contract with U.S. NavyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    By Fatima Hussein and CLAYTON PARK fatima.hussein@news-jrnl.com clayton.park@news-jrnl.com 22.10.14 EST PORT ORANGE - The local plant for US Foods has won a contract worth up to $312.6 million to feed Navy personnel at Florida bases. The contract from the U.S. Navy, awarded to the national food service provider's Port Orange division, is likely the largest ever awarded to a company in Volusia County, local business leaders say.

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  16. Police interview played in trial of man accused in wife's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WESH-TV

    ... DO WITH THE STABBING DEATH OF HIS WIFE. DWAYNE WHITE WAS PICKED UP IN ORANGE COUNTY AND VOLUNTARILY RODE TO VOLUSIA COUNTY TO BE QUESTIONED. THERE HAD BEEN AN EARLIER FIGHT AT SARAH RUCKER'S DELTONA HOME IN AUGUST 2011. WHITE ADMITTED HE SCUFFLED ...

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  17. Florida editorial roundupRead the original story

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    ... confusion among administrators, teachers and parents detracts from the mission of educating children. Volusia County and other school boards aren't demanding that high standards be lowered or scrapped. They simply are asking the state to go slow and ...

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  18. Florida man accused of beating girlfriend too fat to fit inside cop's car: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    Deputies with Volusia County Sheriff's Office dragged a 500-pound suspect outside of his girlfriend's house after he allegedly beat her and her home in a drunken and naked rage, but realized he was too fat for the back of their patrol car. Howard Hendrix was too big for a Florida deputy's patrol car at 500 pounds, but not a prisoner transport van to take him to jail.

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  19. Florida man threatened to kill his 3 kids if his wife did not call off divorce: attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    ... and critically injured a third, 9-year-old Lauren, at the family's home at in Port Orange on Oct. 17, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said. Now his wife's lawyer is shedding light on what led up to the tragedy in the typically peaceful ...

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  20. Slain kids told DCF they feared momRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Click Orlando

    TO DOWNLOAD JUST SEARCH WKMG IN YOUR APP STORE. DEVELOPING TONIGHT A FAMILY TRAGEDY IN VOLUSIA COUNTY A FATHER CHOOSES THREE KIDS AND THEN HIMSELF ALL IN THEIR PORT ORANGE HOME.

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