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17 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

'Santa Claus' bank robber pleads no contest

A man who authorities say robbed a Volusia County bank last year while dressed as Santa Claus pleaded no contest Thursday to robbery.

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Related Topix: Port Orange, FL

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

West Volusia tourism board approves budget DELAND a " The West Volusia...

The West Volusia Tourism Advertising Authority board voted unanimously at a special meeting to approve a $510,953 budget for the upcoming fiscal year that begins Oct. 1. The approved budget is larger than the $456,145 budget for the current fiscal year.

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Related Topix: Deland, FL

News 4 Jax

Kathy Weston

Education: Seabreeze High School ; Seminole Community College Police Officer Certification ; Stetson University, BBA in Accounting ; University of Notre Dame Law School, Juris Doctor with Honors Political Experience: None.

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Related Topix: Weston, FL, Stetson University, University of Notre Dame

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WESH-TV

Arson suspect burns himself while starting fire

South Daytona police tracked down the man accused of using gasoline to set an apartment on fire with a person and child inside Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: Fire, South Daytona, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

South Daytona police investigate attempted homicide, arson at apartment complex

A South Daytona apartment fire is under investigation after police said a man poured gasoline along the breezeway of the unit and lit the place on fire Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: South Daytona, FL

Fri Jul 25, 2014

News 4 Jax

Tornado tears up park

Video: A tornado ripped through an air park near Edgewater, Fl tearing up airplanes and hangers late this afternoon.

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Related Topix: Edgewater, FL, New Smyrna Beach, FL

Click Orlando

Tornado strikes airplane hangar in Volusia County

As a tornado tore through the Massey Ranch Air Park in Edgewater, several people were inside the hangars, said fire officials.

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Related Topix: Edgewater, FL, Weather

The Orlando Sentinel

Two planes flipped after strong storms in Volusia County

At least two small air crafts were flipped over after roof of a hanger collapsed at the Massey Ranch Airpark in Edgewater as a line of strong storm passed though Volusia County Friday afternoon, meteorologists say.

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Related Topix: Edgewater, FL, Weather

WFTV Orlando

Strong storms cause damage along Volusia County coast

Several callers to WFTV Channel 9 reported what they believed to be a tornado in the Edgewater area.

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Cops: Man who shot, killed man sought

A police chase in Daytona Beach came to a dramatic end Thursday evening. It began when investigators say they spotted a man wanted for murder, Ian Maddox, driving a maroon car.

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL, World News, Vietnam,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Click Orlando

Search on for man accused of shooting, killing man in Daytona Beach

HAVE TO PROVE HE WAS ACTUALLY FILMING. ALSO DEVELOPING, A DRAMATIC END TO A POLICE CHASE.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

WFTV Orlando

Police chase ends in crash; 1 suspect arrested, another on the loose

Police and deputies surrounded a Volusia County neighborhood with guns drawn searching for an accused murderer who led police on a chase Thursday.

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WESH-TV

Murder suspect found competent to stand trial

One of the suspects in the 2013 killing of 22-year-old Eric Roopnarine was ruled competent to stand trial Thursday.

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Click Orlando

Cops: Man abused disabled brother

SECOND LAUNCH ATTEMPT. WHAT MISSION MANAGERS ARE SAYING ABOUT THIS ONE. BUT FIRST, A MAN ACCUSED OF ABUSING HIS DISABLED BROTHER WALKS OUT OF JAIL AND NOW HE WANTS TO TELL HIS SIDE OF THE STORY TO US.

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

S.E. Volusia tourism board to hold meeting New Smyrna Beach a " The...

The tourism board for southeast Volusia County will hold a special meeting at Tuesday to hear presentations from groups seeking funding for tourism events in the coming fiscal year.

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Related Topix: New Smyrna Beach, FL

The Florida Times-Union

Police: Man steals dog from 7-year-old boy

Authorities are searching for a man who snatched a red nose pit bull from a 7-year-old boy while they were out for a walk.

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WESH-TV

Teen attacked by barracuda in Daytona Beach

A teenage boy from Port Orange received more than 20 staples and 17 stitches in his arm after a barracuda jumped into his father's boat and started thrashing.

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Related Topix: Port Orange, FL

Capital Soup

Daytona State Foundation receives donations for scholarships

The Florida College System Foundation this week awarded the Daytona State College Foundation nearly $36,000 in scholarship funding aimed to help first-generation college students and those pursuing nursing or allied health careers.

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Related Topix: Florida College, Medicine, Nursing, Larry Stewart, Country, Daytona Beach, FL, Flagler County, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

SunRail parking lot in DeBary may be expanded

So many people are using the SunRail station in DeBary that commuter-train officials are looking at expanding the parking lot.

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Related Topix: Debary, FL, Altamonte Springs, FL, Lake Mary, FL, Orlando, FL

WESH-TV

Police searching for suspects in purse snatching outside Walmart

Two senior citizens were confronted by a gunman in a Volusia County Walmart Neighborhood Market parking lot and told to hand over their purses.

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