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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 News-Jouyrnal reporter arrested for kicking deputy, VCSO, says / Headline Surfer®

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Anthony Defeo, a reporter for the Daytona Beach News-Journal, is shown in a mug shot taken at the Volusia County Branch Jail in Daytona Beach shortly after his 12:37 a.m. Saturday arrest in Deltona.

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.

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Shaquille O'Neal is shown with Orlando Magic CEO Alex Martins during his induction Friday into the Orlando Magic Hall of Fame at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.

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

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Gabriel Harris of NSB was arrested in 2014 after trying to order Taco Bell on a bicycle / Headline Surfer®Photo for Headline Surfer® /
Gabriel Harris had good reason to pout in his jail mug. He had a bump on his head after fighting with cops after refusing to leave the Taco Bell in New Smyrna Beach on Nov. 19, when he was refused service because he tried to get an order o go while on his bicycle. Instead, he got a ride to the Volusia County Branch Jail in Daytona Beach.

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.

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Lke Helrn City Hall where politics are as vibrant as anywhere else / Headline Surfer®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.

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Eugene Blackwell, Sr., charged with attempted murder in shooting of son / Headline Surfer®Photo for Headline Surfer® / Eugene Blackwell, Sr., 45, remains in jail on attempted murder charges in the shooting of his 18-year-old son, Eugene Blackwell, Jr.

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.

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JD Gibbs with NASCAR racing owner Joe Gibbs / Headline Surfer®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.

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NSBFD rescues electrocuted worker on Canal Street / Headline Surfer®Photo for Headline Surfer® by City of New Smyrna Beach /
New Smyrna Beach firefighters stand at the ready to receive a worker who was electrocuted Wednesday while working on a roof in downtown New Smyrna Beach. Firefighters on the roof were able to utilize the fire department’s ladder truck to move the critically injured worker to the ground where he was airlifted to Orlando Regional Medical Center to undergo treatment for electrical burns. His name was not released.

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.

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Patrick Campbell escorted from FBI in Daytona by New Smyrna Beach cops chargd with murdering his grandmother / Headline Surfer®Patrick Campbell jail mug charged with 1st degree murder / Headline Surfer®Photos for Headline Surfer® /
Patrick Campbell is escorted in handcuffs Thursday from the office of the FBI in Daytona Beach to a waiting New Smyrna Beach PD squad car and a short time later charged with first-degree murder in the bludgeoning of his 64-year-old grandmother, Darlene Robertson. Inset: Campbell's mugshot  is shown at the Volusia County Branch Jail in Daytona Beach where he's being held without bail.

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.

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YouTube download / Scene from movie, 'Burn After Reading' with scene starring Brad Pitt as dim-witted Chad Feldheimer, John Malkovich as Osbourne Cox and Frances McDormand s Linda Litzke. Warning: Video clip contains raw language.

Phillip Moore arrested om vandalism charges in 2014 for allegedly whacking an ATM with a hatchet / Headline Surfer®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.

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Attorney Gisela Laurent of Winter Garden appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to jjuvenile justice panel / Headline Surfer®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.

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Roger Stevens, 64, of Windemere, re-appointed to state advisrory council by Gov. Rick Scott / Headline Surfer®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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EDGEWATER, Fla. -- The City of Edgewater has decided to tell us where we can and cannot park our cars on our own property.