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DELAND, Fla. -- There are far more questions than answers to why an Ormond Beach husband and wife died shortly after they were found unconscious outside their maroon SUV on the side of I-4 eastbound with the flashers on, which drew the attention of a Florida trooper on New Year's Eve. A full 48 hours later there's absolutely nothing new as to how or why they died.

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​SOUTH DAYTONA, Fla. -- A 25-year-old man was shot and killed in the street in early September  in the middle of the night and South Daytona cops have no strong leads as to possible suspects.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A charging affidavit implicating Daytona Beach Assistant City Manager Gary Shimun in a reverse prostitution sting has been forwarded by the Volusia County Sheriff's Office for review before he is issued a summons by mail to appear in court to answer a misdemeanor charge of assignation under Florida's prostitution statute.

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Published on Dec 19, 2016

Not all santas are friendly, jolly and eager to hear what you want for christmas. Here are stories about some really bad santas - about people who got arrested in santa claus suits. 

 

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By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer
 
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- A 25-year-old black man was stabbed in the collarbone in a robbery attempt under the cover of darkness, New Smyrna Beach cops said.

Tousauntt Knese was transported to Halifax Hospital, via EVAC, as a trauma alert. However, it was later learned that his injuries were non-life threatening.

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- A 21-year-old South Daytona man riding a motorcycle was killed in a collision with a motorist this morning on North Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach Police said.

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ORLANDO, Fla. -- A 58-year-old Orlando man was arrested Friday on a warrant after the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said its agents found child porn in his home.

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ORANGE CITY, Fla. -- A man is dead in Orange City after he pointed a gun at law enforcement officers, prompting several officers to open fire to neutralize the threat. The shooting occurred early Tuesday morning after Volusia County Sheriff’s deputies and Orange City police officers responded to reports of a man stopped in the middle of Volusia Avenue and pointing a gun at passing motorists.

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DELTONA, Fla. -- It didn’t take long for Volusia County sheriff’s deputies and a K-9 to track down a suspect Saturday night after he unsuccessfully tried to rob a Deltona Family Dollar store, then tried in vain to hide from law enforcement in a nearby pond.
 

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DELAND, Fla. -- The DeLand Police Department is investigating an apparent shooting at what was described as a "large party" in a house in the 800 block of Valleydale Avenue where one person was pronounced dead on scene when DeLand cops arrived shortly after 7:30 p.m. Saturday and a second person died after multiple transports to the hospital overnight, a city spokesman said.

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