Volusia County Newswire

Volusia County Newswire

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  1. 3 spectators hurt when racecar slams through Fla. speedway fenceRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | CBS News

    Three spectators were injured when a sprint car went through a fence at the Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville Sunday night, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said. It happened at turn two of a DirtCar Nationals World of Outlaws event, the organization said in a statement, adding that the injured were in the pit area and that one was from Britain.

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  2. VIDEO: Car flies over fence, injures 3 at Volusia SpeedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    At least three people were injured Sunday night when a sprint car flipped and flew over the fence and into bystanders at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville.  One bystander was flown by sheriff's helicopter to Halifax Health Medical Center and two were taken by ambulance, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's office. Two of the patients were trauma alerts. The call came into the Sheriff's Office at 9:24 p.m. The DirtCar Nationals are taking place at the track this week, with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint series.

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  3. Daytona woman seeks to reunite stranger's cremains with familyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... for possible family members and people who may have known Wise, but nothing has panned out. She called the Volusia County medical examiner and learned Wise, who had reddish-brown hair and blue eyes, had taken his own life. Bush also learned that ...

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  4. Body cam video shows cop taking $100 bills from DUI suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    ... investigators say was caught on his own body camera taking $100 bills from a DUI suspect. The fallout from Volusia County Deputy John Braman's resignation last month continues as prosecutors prepare to send as many as 800 letters to defense ...

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  5. President's Day Closures for Monday, Feb. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    In honor of President's Day, which is observed Mnday, post offices and most banks will close throughout Volusia and Flagler counties, and some service schedules will be altered. City and Town Halls: Edgewater, New Smyrna Beach, Orange City and Ponce Inlet. Higher Education: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University classes and offices.

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  6. List of Area Service Groups for Monday, Feb. 20, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... to emergencies. daytonaredcross.org ; 386-226-1400. 14. The Arc of Volusia: Services and programs for Volusia County residents with developmental disabilities. arcvolusia.org; 386-274-4736. 16. Be Healed Within Healing Center, Ormond Beach: ...

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  7. Our View: Beyond shelter to housingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Until recently, the debate over the long-term solution to Volusia County's visible homeless problem broke down into two camps: Those who favored a long-term, comprehensive, come-as-you-are shelter on land near the middle of the county, and those who insisted the approach called “Housing First,” which moves homeless people quickly into permanent living situations, was the better approach. It's becoming increasingly obvious that both sides have merit.

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  8. Miami Corp. project moving forward in south Volusia CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Once referred to as the “sleeping giant,” the Miami Corp. continues putting pieces into place for eventual development of thousands of acres it owns in southern Volusia County. In recent weeks, the city of Edgewater agreed to annex part of the company's land and approved an interlocal agreement governing its long-term development.

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  9. All cases of accused former Volusia deputy John Braman face possible reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Former Volusia County sheriff's deputy John Braman's career has melted down, much like the sheriff plans to do to his badge, after investigators said Braman was caught on video from his own body camera plucking a couple of $100 bills from a driver's wallet.  Braman's problems have prompted prosecutors to drop charges in at least 18 cases. The State Attorney's Office will send letters to defense attorneys in every case Braman has ever been involved in, alerting them to the allegations against the former deputy.

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  10. President's Day ClosuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    In honor of President's Day on Monday, post offices and most banks will close throughout Volusia and Flagler counties, and some service schedules will be altered. Here's what's closed.

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  11. LETTERS: " These are exciting times for our area. " Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... (which has since shut down). We did make real progress with three large sales of State Road A1A properties to Volusia County, which turned them them into free parking lots, and took them off the property tax rolls. The writer said Daytona Beach has ...

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  12. Man accused of trying to kidnap teenager gets $75K bond, may be linked to similar casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WFTV Orlando

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - A man accused of trying to kidnap a 16-year-old girl on Thursday while she was walking to her bus stop in Ponce Inlet ...

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  13. New Smyrna Beach trolley volley: Who pays?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... Commissioner Jason McGuirk. This time around, there will be a new seat at the table: A member of the Volusia County Council. "The difference (this time) is I'm championing it from the county side," said Volusia County councilwoman Deb Denys. ...

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  14. 3rd walkway for International Speedway Boulevard?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... Speedway in 2015 for $3.9 million. Another walkway had been constructed over the boulevard further west. Volusia County Schools does not list a Mainland pedestrian bridge as one of its priorities for the coming year, but Superintendent Tom Russell ...

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  15. Deputies seek to ID man accused of raping woman outside New Smyrna Beach barRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | WFTV Orlando

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. Volusia County deputies are trying to identify a man who they said raped a woman outside a bar in New Smyrna Beach. The supervising ...

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  16. 'Underwater' Homes Bouyed by Rising ValuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | National Mortgage News

    When Pam Harrington bought the beachside house at 8 Talo Circle in Port Orange, Fla., in December 2004, she figured she got it for a steal at $230,000. After all, the three-bedroom, two-bath house was in good condition and just a couple of blocks from the ocean.

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  17. 12 arrested in Daytona Beach prostitution stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    As part of its typical pre-Speedweeks clean-up effort, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office partnered with the East Volusia Narcotics Task Force and the police departments of Daytona Beach, Holly Hill, New Smyrna Beach, Ormond Beach and South Daytona, said Sheriff's spokesman Gary Davidson. The sting targeted the Ridgewood Avenue corridor and netted one man who said he was a "squirrel looking for a nut" and offered a prostitute a $30 loan she wouldn't have to pay back, and a 74-year old man who offered an undercover agent $15 for oral sex, a report stated.

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  18. Volusia police arrest 12 in prostitution stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Orlando Crime

    After a two-day operation, undercover agents arrested four women accused of prostitution and eight men accused of soliciting their services, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. The agents, who were posing as customers, arrested and charged the following women with prostitution: Nicole Desantis, 44, and Brenda Usher, 43, both of Daytona Beach; Ashley Narehood, 31, transient; and Natasha Smith, 31, of South Daytona.

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  19. C. Philip LaucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Daily Chief-Union

    A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Seabreeze United Church of Christ, 501 N. Wild Olive Ave., Daytona Beach. Memorials are requested in lieu of flowers and may be made to Habitat For Humanity of Greater Volusia County or Seabreeze United Church of Christ.

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  20. Man accused of trying to kidnap teenage girl to face judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | WFTV Orlando

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. - A man accused of trying to kidnap a 16-year-old girl on Thursday while she was walking to her bus stop in Ponce Inlet ...

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