Motorsports

share

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla -- With 12 cautions for 47 laps, the Daytona 500 dragged on for 3 and 3/4 hours before Denny Hamlin took the checkered flag to win his second Daytona 500 in a crash-marred race, that took two overtimes and 207 total laps to complete.

share

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

share

Steve and Beth Bibeault: Daytona-area husband & wife celebrate their birthdays at World's Most Famous Beach

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla -- What better way to celebrate your 50th birthday than at the World's Most Famous Beach? 

share

Daytona Beach weather: Rainy Wednesday with sun returning for rest of the week

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla -- With an 80 percent chance of rain on Wednesday, sunny skies will return Thursday over Central Florida for the rest of the week, according to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service in Melbourne.

Top Stories

share

New Year's Feature: Top 10 entrants for inaugural Headline Surfer Wall of Shame

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Is it possible for any elected politician or wannabe politician in East Central Florida who has outdone Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood with his incessant personal attacks on those he sees as his mortal enemy and labeling them "Scumbags?" 

Education

share

Volusia County School Board approves new math materials for k-5 students next year

DELAND, Fla -- The Volusia County School Board has approved the purchase of math materials for students in grades kindergarten through fifth grades.

Videos

share

YouTube download / AP video / Residents of a predominantly ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in New York could face fines for failing to be vaccinated against the measles. New York's mayor declared an emergency Tuesday, citing an outbreak of the virus (April 9). 

share

YouTube download / AP video / Scientists in Louisiana are using fake eggs to spy on whooping cranes in hopes of learning why some chicks die in the egg, while others hatch (April 9).

share

YouTube download / AP video / Astronomers have been investigating black holes since they were first proposed by Albert Einstein. On Wednesday, an international group of scientists plans to release the first photograph of the shadowy edges of a black hole (April 9). 

share

YouTube download / AP video / The Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines has announced another birth for a pair of endangered rhinos. Nine-year-old female eastern black rhino, Ayana, gave birth Friday to a 112-pound female calf. The African species is considered critically endangered, primarily because of poaching (April 9). 

share

YouTube download / AP video / Texas Tech players talk about losing in NCAA title game to Virginia in overtime, 85-77.

 

share

YouTube / AP video / University of Virginia students packed the streets of Charlottesville on Monday night after the Virginia Cavaliers defeated the Texas Tech Red Raiders 85-77 in overtime to win the NCAA college basketball championship (April 9).

Home