Volusia County

Tomoka landfill worker bitten by rattlesnake

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Tomoka landfill worker bitten by rattlesnake

- A Volusia County employee, working at the Tomoka landfill near Port Orange, was bitten by a rattlesnake. Tomoka landfill worker bitten by rattlesnake A Volusia County employee, working at the Tomoka landfill near Port Orange, was bitten by a rattlesnake. VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — A Volusia County employee, working at the Tomoka landfill near Port Orange, was bitten by a rattlesnake
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Trial underway for Volusia man accused of shooting, killing wife

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Trial underway for Volusia man accused of shooting, killing wife

- A trial is underway for a Volusia County man accused of killing his wife nearly two years ago. Trial underway for Volusia man accused of shooting, killing wife A trial is underway for a Volusia County man accused of killing his wife nearly two years ago. VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — A trial is underway for a Volusia County man accused of killing his wife nearly two years ago
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Missing DeBary man found in Lake City area, sheriff's office says

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Missing DeBary man found in Lake City area, sheriff's office says

- Patricio G. Balona @PBalonaNJ A missing DeBary man suffering from dementia has been located in the Lake City area, according to Volusia County Sheriff's office spokesman Andrew Gant. 84-year*old Leo Luis Ulliana is in good condition, Gant said, The Volusia County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to help them find a DeBary man suffering from dementia who left his home Tuesday morning and has not returned
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Boy in 'very serious' condition after being run over by truck on Ormond Beach

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Boy in 'very serious' condition after being run over by truck on Ormond Beach

- Patricio G. Balona @PBalonaNJ The 4-year-old Deltona boy run over by a truck just after coming out of the surf on Ormond Beach remained in 'very serious' condition Monday, officials said. And while Antonio Vazquez was being treated at an Orlando hospital, the Sunday afternoon incident reignited the debate on whether large, modified trucks should be allowed on the beach. A Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue report and 9-1-1 call were released Monday and shed more light on the chaotic beach scene at high tide
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Kim C. Hammond, retired longtime Flagler judge, dies

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Kim C. Hammond, retired longtime Flagler judge, dies

- Frank Fernandez @frankfff Retired Circuit Judge Kim C. Hammond was an All-American football quarterback in his college days at Florida State University. And the people who knew him and worked with him said Hammond was also All-Flagler, All-Class and All-Justice. Hammond died Sunday in hospice in Ormond Beach. He was 72. Hammond was instrumental in the construction of the new courthouse in Bunnell which opened in 2007 and is named in his honor
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Boy in serious condition after being run over on Ormond Beach

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Boy in serious condition after being run over on Ormond Beach

- Patricio G. Balona @PBalonaNJ A 4-year-old boy run over by a truck just after coming out of the surf on Ormond Beach remained in serious condition Monday, officials said. The boy, who officials have not identified, was taken to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach but was later taken by helicopter to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando, according to a Volusia County's Beach Safety Ocean Rescue report
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2 missing Port Orange teen girls may have snuck out, police say

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2 missing Port Orange teen girls may have snuck out, police say

- C. A. Bridges @cabridgesPatricio G. Balona @PBalonaNJ One of two Port Orange teens for whom a missing child alert has been issued apparently sneaked out of her home through a bedroom window, police said on Monday. Destiny Thompson and Brittany Pickavance, both 15, were last seen by their respective parents at approximately 10 p.m. on July 10, according to an earlier release from the Port Orange Police Department
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Babysitter accused of breaking arm of boy, 3, who wet pants

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Babysitter accused of breaking arm of boy, 3, who wet pants

- DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A baby sitter in Florida is accused of breaking a 3-year-old's arm and beating him with a spatula because he wet his pants. News outlets report 21-year-old Haillee Howell was arrested Friday and charged with aggravated child abuse. An arrest report says Howell was watching the boy and his brothers, ages 7 and 8. They were dropped off at Howell's home in Daytona Beach around noon Thursday
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Babysitter accused of twisting, breaking boy's arm because he wet pants

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Babysitter accused of twisting, breaking boy's arm because he wet pants

- DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A Florida woman is accused of twisting a 3-year-old boy's arm so badly it broke in three places, investigators said. "I do find probable cause based on the allegations since she was the only adult in charge of those children," a judge said of Hailee Howell, setting her bail at $10,000. Howell is accused of punishing a boy she was babysitting by breaking his arm
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Felines focus of new trend that has arrived in Port Orange

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Felines focus of new trend that has arrived in Port Orange

- Casmira Harrison @casmiraDBNJ PORT ORANGE — Feel like coddling a cat while you bite on some baked goods? A new storefront in Port Orange might be right up your alley. LoCATion Cats & Snacks opened Saturday at The Pavilion at Port Orange and brings an Asian trend of cat cafes to Volusia County. A week before opening, co-owners Marilyn Silva and Colleen Macy explained what the concept is all about to The News-Journal as dozens of curious shoppers stopped to peek at the felines through the large storefront windows
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2 Port Orange teen girls missing, FDLE says

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2 Port Orange teen girls missing, FDLE says

- C. A. Bridges @cabridges A missing child alert has been issued for two Port Orange teens, investigators with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said Sunday. Destiny Thompson and Brittany Pickavance, both 15, were last seen by their respective parents at approximately 10 p.m. on July 10, according to an earlier release from the Port Orange Police Department. "Pickavance and Thompson are friends and are believed to be together at this time," said Officer Evan Doyle
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Pickup hits child on beach

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Pickup hits child on beach

- ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — A child was run over by a pickup on the beach in Ormond Beach Sunday afternoon. Volusia County Beach Patrol Capt. Tamara Marris said the 4-year-old boy ran into the front bumper of the pickup, and one of the wheels ran over the boy's abdomen. She said the child was alive when transported to Halifax Medical Center shortly after 3 p
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Pickup hits child on beach

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Pickup hits child on beach

- ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — A child was run over by a pickup on the beach in Ormond Beach Sunday afternoon. Volusia County Beach Patrol Capt. Tamara Marris said the 4-year-old boy ran into the front bumper of the pickup, and one of the wheels ran over the boy's abdomen. She said the child was alive when transported to Halifax Medical Center shortly after 3 p
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Pickup hits child on beach

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Pickup hits child on beach

- ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — A child was run over by a pickup on the beach in Ormond Beach Sunday afternoon. Volusia County Beach Patrol Capt. Tamara Marris said the 4-year-old boy ran into the front bumper of the pickup, and one of the wheels ran over the boy's abdomen. She said the child was alive when transported to Halifax Medical Center shortly after 3 p
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Pickup hits child on beach

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Pickup hits child on beach

- ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — A child was run over by a pickup on the beach in Ormond Beach Sunday afternoon. Volusia County Beach Patrol Capt. Tamara Marris said the 4-year-old boy ran into the front bumper of the pickup, and one of the wheels ran over the boy's abdomen. She said the child was alive when transported to Halifax Medical Center shortly after 3 p
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4-year-old boy run over, injured by truck on beach in Ormond

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4-year-old boy run over, injured by truck on beach in Ormond

- Patricio G. Balona @PBalonaNJ ORMOND BEACH — A 4-year-old boy was run over on the beach Sunday afternoon by a truck that was leaving the beach after it was closed to traffic due to high tide, officials with the Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue said. The incident occurred on the beach around 3 p.m. at 900 South A1A near the Harvard beach approach, Ocean Rescue Capt
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Florida babysitter accused of breaking toddler’s arm for wetting pants

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Florida babysitter accused of breaking toddler’s arm for wetting pants

- Haillee Howell, 21, babysat the toddler and his two brothers at her home on Thursday when the incident happened, The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports. She took him to the hospital where doctors said the boy had three broken bones on his arm, bruising under his and and in both ears, and scratches on his legs and stomach, according to News-Journal
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  • Babysitter accused of breaking arm of boy, 3, who wet pants
    Babysitter accused of breaking arm of boy, 3, who wet pants

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    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A baby sitter in Florida is accused of breaking a 3-year-old's arm and beating him with a spatula because he wet his pants. News outlets report 21-year-old Haillee Howell was arrested Friday and charged with aggravated child abuse. An arrest report says Howell was watching the boy and his brothers, ages 7 and 8. They were dropped off at Howell's home in Daytona Beach around noon Thursday
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Sports

  • Daytona Beach Half-Marathon to close roads and slow traffic
    Daytona Beach Half-Marathon to close roads and slow traffic

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    Seth Robbins @SethRobbinsDBNJ City officials are reminding motorists that The Daytona Beach Half-Marathon will mean extra traffic and road closures in nearby areas Sunday morning, including one eastbound lane of International Speedway Boulevard. The 13.1-mile run, which is expected to draw more than 2,000 racers, begins at the starting line on the asphalt at Daytona Beach International Speedway. It then runs east along Orange Avenue and other neighborhood streets,
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Health

  • Florida officials recommend pets be vaccinated for dog flu
    Florida officials recommend pets be vaccinated for dog flu

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    DELAND, Fla. -- Florida health officials say they have confirmed at least a dozen cases of canine influenza, also known as dog flu. The H3N2 virus is believed to have spread last month among animals at dog shows in Florida and Georgia. The number of cases is small, but some Florida officials recommend pet owners have their dogs vaccinated. DeLand was the site of a Florida dog show, and at the DeLand Animal Hospital, they've seen a few suspected cases
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Family & Parenting

  • Sheriff lends a hand during baby birth outside Daytona hospital
    Sheriff lends a hand during baby birth outside Daytona hospital

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    Katie Kustura @katiekustura DAYTONA BEACH — He thought he was just there to visit a friend, but Sheriff Mike Chitwood became part of an impromptu birthing team Thursday outside Halifax Health Medical Center. The sheriff was waiting in the hospital's lobby Thursday afternoon when someone ran inside from the parking lot and shouted that a woman was having a baby. Nurse Ann Hilliard Ussery grabbed Chitwood and ran outside
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Society & Culture

Entertainment & Arts

  • Races, music, and theater: 10 things to do this week
    Races, music, and theater: 10 things to do this week

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    Austin Fuller @austinfullernj While Fourth of July fireworks will be lighting up the night sky across Volusia and Flagler counties this week, there will still be plenty of non-holiday entertainment options. Fans can watch race cars hitting the track at Daytona International Speedway or actors hitting the stage in New Smyrna Beach. Here are 10 entertainment options for the weekend and through next Thursday: Speedway Races
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Education

  • Orange County job fair fills teaching positions
    Orange County job fair fills teaching positions

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    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — There was a big push Tuesday in Orange County to fill dozens of positions at local schools. Recruiters searched for qualified teachers across central Florida. The ringing of a bell at Edgewater High School meant another Orange County teacher had been hired on the spot. Gene Schiumiento, who'll be teaching at Colonial High School in the fall, was one of the teachers hired on Tuesday
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Travel & Recreation

  • Customers allegedly attack McDonald’s employee over broken ice cream machine
    Customers allegedly attack McDonald’s employee over broken ice cream machine

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    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Three irate customers allegedly attacked a McDonald’s employee in Florida after finding out the ice cream machine was down for maintenance. An employee said that three females, including two teens, went through the drive-thru around 8 p.m. Sunday and tried to order ice cream, WKMG reports. After being told the machine was out of service, the customers went inside the restaurant and saw another customer with ice cream
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Law & Crime

Life & Style

  • Florida man gropes, punches woman at bar; dies in fall
    Florida man gropes, punches woman at bar; dies in fall

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    A Florida man faces manslaughter charges after a confrontation with a woman in a Daytona Beach bar that stemmed from allegations that he groped her. Debra Jost died in a hospital one day after the Saturday incident at the Oyster Bay bar. Lamothe was arrested Wednesday and held in the Volusia County Jail without bail. A 911 call was released by police and posted by USA Today
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Science & Nature

  • Early isolated showers expected in Volusia and Flagler counties
    Early isolated showers expected in Volusia and Flagler counties

    , news-journalonline.com

    Nancy Niles @nancyniles Isolated showers will move onshore along the Volusia County coast this morning, said forecasters with the National Weather Service in Melbourne. There is a 20-percent chance of rain associated with the onshore flow, but precipitation will be brief and light, said senior forecaster Tony Cristaldi. The remainder of the day should be partly sunny for those in Volusia County with a high near 80 and winds of
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