Motorsports

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Running second with a few laps left on June 12, 2013, Jason Leffler was involved in a crash during a sprint car heat race at the 58-mile Bridgeport Speedway in  Logan Township, NJ, resulting in his  his car suffering a front suspension failure that caused it to crash into a wall and flip over repeatedly.

THE BEACHES

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TripAdvisor's family travel site: Ponce Inlet's beach makes Top 10 US listing

PONCE INLET, Fla. -- Family Vacation Critic, TripAdvisor's family travel site, has released its annual list of the "Best Beaches for Families" in the US and Ponce Inet is on it.

Top Stories

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2016 ReWIND: Top 100 Stories for greater Daytona, Sanford & Orlando (11-15)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Headline Surfer is counting down the Top 100 stories of 2016 in the greater Daytona Beach, Sanford and Orlando metro area otherwise known as the I-4 corridor of Central Florida through Volusia, Seminole and Orange counties. 

Among the top 5 contenders for the No. 1 story of the year in no particular order so as not to spoil the surprise: The Pulse gay nightclub terrorist massacre; the ugliness of the presidential election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton; the continuing saga over homelessness in Daytona Beach; records tied or broken in NASCAR races at Daytona International Speedway and Daytona Beach yet again leading Volusia County in homicides. 

So far Headline Surfer has presented recaps for stories ranked 16-100. Previous segments have come in story recaps of 10, but now that the countdown has arrived at the top 20, this current segment captures stories ranked 11-15. Then it will be 10-6, 5-2 and then No. 1 by itself. So without further delay, here are story recaps 11-15:

Education

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6-week free class at Deltona library for those looking to returning to college

DELTONA, Fla. -- Are you thinking about returning to school? Bonnie Thurman will describe Daytona State College’s Fresh Start Program at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 6, at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave.

Videos

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Highlights of this day in history: My Lai Massacre in Vietnam; Terry Anderson abducted; First successful liquid-fuel rocket launch; Jerry Lewis born. (March 16)

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- One biker's video diary from his YouTube page called "Roadside Channel" showcases Days 1 and 2 of Daytona's Bike Week.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Certainly, you've heard of the jingle, "Yes! We Have No Bananas." Well bananas, sand and sardines are things we could be running out of.

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Highlights of Today in History: Albert Einstein born; Eli Whitney receives patent for cotton gin; First US Astronaut in space on Russian rocket; Michael Caine and Quincy Jones born. (March 14)

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Some of the world's leading primatologists have warned that more than half of the world's primate species are at risk of extinction, due to increasing anthropogenic pressures on their habitats. 

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UK pop singer George Michael died of natural causes, according to a coroner's probe. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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