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EDGEWATER, Fla. -- September 11th is upon us again.

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EDGEWATER, Fla. - I watched a most interesting video on Facebook today.

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EDGEWATER, Fla. -- I watched both candidates’ major speeches from their conventions as they accepted their nominations and was left still not liking either candidate -- even as the weeks have passed into the dog days of summer.

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Downloaded images allegedly include a girl performing a sex act on a dog

Edgewater man, Daniekl Cravener, arrested in Georgia on warrant alleging possessiion of child pornography / Headline Surfer®EDGEWATER, Fla. -- A local man is in custody in Georgia, facing 30 counts of child pornography, after the Volusia County Sheriff's Office received a tip earlier this year the 53-year-old Edgewater man had been downloading images of young children engaged in sexual situations, including a girl performing a sex act on a dog, an agency spokesman said.

Ordinarily a third-degree felony, the charges against Daniel Cravener were elevated to second-degree felonies because some of the downloaded images found in his possession included victims believed to be as young as 5 years old, Sheriff's spokesman Gary Davidson stated in a press release earlier on this Saturday,  which was emailed to Headline Surfer® and other Central Florida media outlets that provide daily breaking news coverage.

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Volusia County Sheriff's investigator are looking for a fraud supect in Edgewater /  Headline SurferPhoto for Headline Surfer® /
This surveillance image shows a man using someone else's credit card without their permission at two stores in Edgewater. If you know this man with the red shirt, please contact the Volusia County Sheriff's Office at the numbers posted below.

EDGEWATER, Fla. -- Volusia County Sheriff's investigators are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect who fraudulently used a woman's credit card information to make purchases at two stores in Edgewater, an agency spokesman said.

"The suspect pictured used the victim's information (last) Thursday at Publix and Dollar General stores on Ridgewood Avenue in Edgewater," Sheriff's spokesman Andrew Gant told HeadlineSurfer.com, in supplying a still surveillance photo with information on the case.

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DELAND, Fla. -- The way School Board member Melody McSorley Johnson sees it, colleague John Hill's public demand for the firing of the superintendent of schools before speaking to her privately, may not have been in good taste, but she was quick to add "the handwriting was on the wall" regarding Margaret Smith's decision to retire as soon as today.

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NSB biker crash scene locator / Headline Surfer®Headline Surfer® graphic /
The locator map shows where Matheu W. Laurrell crashed his motorcycle into a palm tree on North Riverside Drive, splitting the tree in half. The biker was not wearing a helmet. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- A 30-year-old Edgewater man was killed on this Christmas holiday when he struck a Palm tree with his motorcycle and splitting it in half while "traveling at a high rate of speed in the 500 block of North Riverside Drive, cops said. 

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Editor's Note: Guest columnist David Lee Davis of Daytona Beach takes issue with the stance taken by Headline Surfer® community columnist Darlene Vann in her Dec. 22 "'Musings" stance headlined, "Disgusted with instances of police overkill." Here is link to Vann's column: http://headlinesurfer.com/content/414151-disgusted-instances-police-overkill.

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EDGEWATER, Fla. -- A 34-year-old man armed with a knife was shot in killed 1:30 this morning by two Edgewater cops who opened fire on him in the home he shared with his mother and her boyfriend after an attempt to subdue him with not one, but two tasers failed to stop his forward movement, Edgewater Police Chief Dave Arcieri told HeadlineSurfer.com.

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Ex-Flagler Avenue kingpin Robert Lott serves as bouncer with new shoes

Plenty of booze at Brannon Center in New Smyrna Beach for Rotary fundraiser / Headline Surfer®Public drinking is illegal in New Smyrna Beach, but that didn't stop Rotarians at the Brannon Center / Headline Surfer®Robert Lott drinking beer at Rotary fundraiser in New Smyrna / Headline SurferHeadline Surfer® photos / Booze was the big draw at a Rotary function at the Brannon Center in New Smyrna Beach on Aug. 23. Public drinking is illegal in the city, but that didn't stop people from doing so at the event as shown in this inset image. Robert Lott, former Flagler Avenue financial planner, served as bouncer.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Robert Lott was still wearing the same ratty clothes, though he made sure to show off his new plastic shoes when the internet newspaper showed up to take photos of the recent "Cheeseburger in Paradise" fundraiser at the Brannon Center held by the Rotary clubs of New Smyrna Beach and Edgewater.

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