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  1. Fla. couple made teen a 'drug-addicted prostitute': copsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    When investigators met the victim, now 16 years old, she had track marks on her arms and appeared 'groggy and wasn't completely coherent,' Volusia County Sheriff's Office investigators stated. Cynthia and Michael Graves and Robert Richards have been arrested in connection to the pimping of the young girl.

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  2. Favorite Recipes: Cornish Hens with Crab SauceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    ... cookoff went well and I was invited back for the second day. Since I was also interviewing for a position in Volusia County and staying with friends in DeLand, I had to leave at 4 a.m. to travel to Jacksonville. We were told to wear dark clothing ...

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  3. Deputies: Couple forced teen into prostitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Click Orlando

    ... WHERE THE COUPLE LIVED. THIS INVESTIGATION WAS MONTHS IN THE MAKING. Reporter: AND IT INVOLVED FBI AGENTS IN VOLUSIA COUNTY DEPUTIES. THIS BEGAN IN JUNE WHEN WITNESSES HEARD THE 60-YEAR-OLD MAN TALKING ABOUT HIS INTEREST IN YOUNG GIRLS. THAT ...

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  4. Sunny and cool again in in Volusia, FlaglerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The trend of cold mornings and sunny but cool afternoons should continue until the weekend before a chance of rain returns to Volusia and Flagler counties. Thursday will be sunny with high temperatures in the mid- to upper-60s and a north wind of 5 to 10 mph, according to forecasters with the National Weather Service in Melbourne.

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  5. Deputies: Couple drugged, forced girl, 15, into prostitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WESH-TV

    A Central Florida couple was allegedly drugging a 15-year-old girl and forcing her to have sex with people for money, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said the investigation started in June when witnesses told investigators that a 60-year-old DeLand man was voicing his interest in young girls.

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  6. Luxury apartments openRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... Woodland Boulevard - the city's main drag - and on the northern fringe of downtown, three blocks north of the Volusia County Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center. Two of the one-bedroom apartments are 940 square feet, while the other unit is 864 ...

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  7. SCORE, incubator form partnershipRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    By CLAYTON PARK clayton.park@news-jrnl.com DAYTONA BEACH - The Volusia-Flagler area chapter of the Service Corps of Retired Executives, SCORE87, has formed a partnership with the Volusia County-funded UCF Business Incubator at Daytona Beach International Airport, which will now host its business workshops. SCORE had been holding the free workshops at Daytona State College, in partnership with the Small Business Development Center.

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  8. Daytona homeless shelter contract delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... will be added by early next month, Chisholm said. Observers will also be waiting until January to see what Volusia County Council members decide about a proposal for them to hire a Tampa company that would estimate how much annual operating costs ...

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  9. Couple forced teen into prostitution, Volusia deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Click Orlando

    ... WHERE THE COUPLE LIVED. THIS INVESTIGATION WAS MONTHS IN THE MAKING. Reporter: AND IT INVOLVED FBI AGENTS IN VOLUSIA COUNTY DEPUTIES. THIS BEGAN IN JUNE WHEN WITNESSES HEARD THE 60-YEAR-OLD MAN TALKING ABOUT HIS INTEREST IN YOUNG GIRLS. THAT ...

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  10. DeLand restaurant operator jailed, accused of using underaged girl as prostituteRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    ... support from the proceeds of prostitution and child abuse. Richards and Cynthia Graves were booked into the Volusia County jail. They each had a bond of $30,000. Michael Graves was charged with child abuse and was booked into jail with a $15,000 ...

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  11. New Smyrna police chief finalists attend public receptionRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The five finalists to become the city's next police chief met with residents and city leaders Wednesday in an informal session at the Southeast Volusia Chamber of Commerce. The finalists are Mike Coffin, chief deputy of the Volusia County Sheriff's Office; Bill Hall, law enforcement instructor at Daytona State College and former police chief in South Daytona; John Bukata, director of campus safety at Johnson & Wales University, North Miami Campus, and previously district chief for the Broward County Sheriff's Office and police chief of Oakland Park; James Ritz, police chief in Berwyn, Illinois; and Jason Umberger, police chief of Swatara Township Police in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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  12. Pump prices stay low, fueling holiday spending and travelRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... going down," Hook said. "It's fantastic." In Flagler County, where prices have fallen, but not as much as in Volusia County, some stations were selling regular unleaded for as low as $2.58 a gallon, according to Gasbuddy.com, which reports gas price ...

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  13. Halifax Health ends paid maternity leaveRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... be able to access the benefit through the end of next year. Many of the area's larger employers - including Volusia County Schools, Volusia County government, Florida Hospital and Bert Fish Medical Center - don't offer paid maternity leave. Instead, ...

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  14. Defense: Release For Mom Who Drove Into OceanRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... a Florida beach and into the ocean has been charged with attempted murder and aggravated child abuse. Source: Volusia County Corrections DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (CBSMiami/AP) - A mother accused of driving her three children into the ocean off Daytona ...

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  15. Man Arrested In Central Florida Mail Fraud SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... Florida counties. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports 33-year-old Carl Croyl is one of 15 people who Volusia County Sheriff's investigators say have been taking mail in Volusia, Flagler, Seminole and St. Johns counties. He was arrested Tuesday. ...

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  16. DeBary husband, wife turned teen into drug-addicted prostitute, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A DeBary husband and wife were arrested Wednesday after an investigation determined they turned a teen girl into a drug-addicted prostitute, a Volusia County sheriff' official said. The girl was 15 years old when Michael Graves, 50, and his wife, Cynthia Graves, 49, began giving the girl prescription painkillers and taking her places to have sex with a DeLand man for money, sheriff's spokesman Gary Davidson said.

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  17. Deputies say mail thieves stole thousands of dollars in central FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    ... to rip off unsuspecting people like Lathrom. "I hate a thief, so I was frustrated and angry," said Lathrom. Volusia County deputies said Croyl was caught on a neighbor's surveillance camera taking Lathrom's checks. Those neighbors told Channel 9's ...

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  18. Volusia County deputies bust mail theft ringRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Click Orlando

    Volusia County deputies have arrested several people in a mail theft ring that hit four counties and resulted in more than $30,000 in check fraud. Deputies said a five-month investigation found that 15 people were stealing mail for a single ringleader.

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  19. Couple pimped teen to restaurant owner for drug money, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Deputies in Volusia County have arrested a DeBary couple suspected of pimping a 15-year-old girl, as well as a 60-year-old DeLand man accused of soliciting sex from the teen, the Sheriff's Office said Wednesday. According to the Sheriff's Office, deputies began investigating in June, after reports that Robert Richards, the DeLand resident, had been asking around, hoping to find someone to introduce him to "young girls."

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  20. More Volusia suspects arrested in 4-county mailbox theft ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... of mail in her mailbox, two of which contained personal checks, the report shows. Earlier this week the Volusia County Sheriff's Office arrested a man whom they say belongs to a 15-member fraud ring that has been zeroing in on mailboxes in Volusia, ...

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