VCSO: Intoxicated Daytona Beach News-Journal reporter arrested on felony charges after kicking deputy in stomach
Anthony DeFeo, combative with deputies responding to 9-1-1 call of suspicious person in Deltona roadway, screams: 'I'm gonna die tonight!'
DAYTONA BEACH -- A Daytona Beach News-Journal reporter bonded out of the Volusia County Branch Jail this morning after he was arrested and booked on two felony charges for allegedly fighting with deputies while intoxicated -- including allegedly kicking one of them in the mid-section -- when they responded to a 9-1-1 call of a suspicious person in the middle of a road in Deltona.
Shaq inducted into Magic Hall of Fame; regrets leaving 'City Beautiful' for Hollywood glitz & glamour
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Orlando Magic inducted perennial NBA All-Star Shaquille O'Neal into its Hall of Fame on Friday at the Amway Center before the current team took to the court against the Detroit Pistons.
Shaquille O'Neal knows the foundation was in place with Penny Hardaway & Nick Anderson a key ballers on 1995 Magic squad despite being swept by the Houston Rockets in the NBA finals
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. — A 33-year-old New Smyrna Beach man ordered Taco Bell through the drive-thru, but was denied service because he was on a bicycle. Plus he appeared to be intoxicated and it was after the 3 a.m. with employees closing.
That didn't sit well with Gabriel Harris who pitched a fit, according to employees, until New Smyrna Beach cops arrived.
LAKE HELEN, Fla. -- KC Cichon was such a mystery as the city manager of Lake Helen, there's no photo readily accessible to even show what he looks like.
He quit as city administrator in October after 22 months on the job, having given a verbal notice to the mayor, in August, but submitted no formal letter of resignation when he left. Some say it was Kent Cichon who had run several city officials out of city hall and wore out his own welcome as a result, while others say it was the city elders themselves who pushed him out the door.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- A dad shot his 18-year-old son multiple times during a domestic dispute on Father’s Day, New Smyrna Beach cops said.
Eugene Blackwell Sr., 45, was arrested on a charge of attempted murder for allegedly shooting his son, Eugene Blackwell Jr., 18, after a domestic argument turned violent, police said.
The victim was airlifted to Halifax Medical Center shortly after the 6:34 p.m. shooting. He underwent surgery at Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach for multiple gunshot wounds.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Joe Gibbs Racing announced on Wednesday that president J.D. Gibbs, son of the team owner, is starting treatment for symptoms affecting areas of brain function.
The son of JGR founder Joe Gibbs underwent a series of tests after experiencing a gradual onset of symptoms that includes speech and processing issues. As a result, his race track presence will be limited.
NSB Fire Dept: Electrocuted worker rescued from Canal Street roof; airlifted to Orlando Regional Medical Center
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- New Smyrna Beach Fire Rescue crews responded to a call for a worker who had been electrocuted by coming into contact with a power line while working on a roof in downtown New Smyrna Beach.
Crews arrived on scene at 431 Canal Street 11:41 a.m. today to find the worker was still on the roof and in critical condition.
Has NSB man who allegedly murdered his grandma set up insanity defense by turning himself in to the FBI in Daytona?
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The last place anyone perhaps might have thought a man wanted for questioning by New Smyrna Beach police in the bludgeoning death of his grandmother would re-surface within the next 48 hours would be the FBI in Daytona Beach. But that's exactly what Patrick Campbell did Thursday morning just before high noon.
SOUTH DAYTONA, Fla. -- "Appearances can be deceptive." So goes the one-liner in the comedy spoof on espionage in the 2008 movie, "Burn After Reading." Such a one-liner could apply to local resident Phillip Moore, who rides a biycle like the dim-witted Brad Pitt character, Chad Feldheimer.
Gov. Rick Scott appoints private attorney Gisela Laurent of Winter Garden to state juvenile justice panel
WINTER GARDEN, Fla. -- Gisela Laurent, 38, of Winter Garden, president of Laurent Law Firm PA, has been appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to fill an open seat on the Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention State Advisory Group. Her term ends at the discretion of the governor.
Located in Orlando, the Laurent law firm specializes in criminal defense, family law and immigration law.
WINDEMERE, Fla. - Roger Stevens, 64, of Windemere, the chief executive officer of Westminster Communities of Florida, has been re-appointed by Gov. Scott to the Continuing Care Advisory Council. Stevens' new term ends Sept 30, 2017. He was among three re-appointed to the state advisory panel.
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