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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Free COVID-19 testing in Midtown

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A walk-up, no-appointment-required, free COVID-19 testing site is open in the heart of Daytona Beach at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center located at 925 George W. Engram Blvd. The site is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., while supplies last, every day exc...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Join Our Team

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Are you looking for an exciting career that keeps you on your toes? Do you get fulfillment from helping others? Find out how you can join the Daytona Beach Fire Department today!

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Coronavirus: What you need to know

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Florida Department of Health have advised that COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, has been reported in Florida. It is important residents take precautions and stay informed.

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Connect with Us

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See all the ways you can connect with Daytona Beach Fire online. Register your alarm system, make your inspection payments, request public records, and more!

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

New safety measures for core tourist area

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The City of Daytona Beach is continuing to adjust its plans for safely managing an increased number of visitors coming to the beach throughout the summer months. With the focus on the health and safety of the city’s residents and visitors during...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Registration for summer camps June 1-5

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The city’s popular summer camp program will begin Monday, June 8, and continue through Friday, Aug. 7, with new safety protocols in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The nine-week program is for children ages 5 to 16 years old, and will be fro...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

City offers rental assistance through CARE program

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The City of Daytona Beach has expanded its COVID-19 Assistance Recovery Effort program, also known as CARE, by offering rental assistance to income-eligible residents. The rental assistance program is intended to provide financial relief to Daytona Beach ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Fourth of July fireworks canceled

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Due to restrictions in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Friday night Summer Entertainment Series at the Daytona Beach Bandshell, which was scheduled to begin this Memorial Day weekend, has been postponed until further notice. In addition, the ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Almost all city parks reopened

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As of today, the city has reopened almost all of its parks for passive outdoor recreation including the restrooms, walking trails, basketball courts and other outdoor amenities. The playgrounds at the parks remain closed. It is recommended children do not...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

City pools are open

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City pools Campbell Aquatic Center, 400 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., and Cypress Aquatic Center, 981 George W. Engram Blvd., have reopened to the public. Visitors will have their temperature checked before being allowed into each facility and should ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

County offers mortgage assistance

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Daytona Beach homeowners who have been financially impacted by COVID-19 can apply for mortgage payment assistance through Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division. Mortgage assistance is provided to eligible households for up to three mont...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

County grants available for small businesses

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Volusia County is accepting applications for a $10 million grant program aimed at helping small businesses recover financially from the COVID-19 pandemic. Qualifying businesses may be eligible to receive a one-time reopening grant.  Businesses th...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Restaurants can expand outdoor seating

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To help local eateries take advantage of guidelines for restaurant openings in Governor Ron DeSantis’ Safe, Smart, Step-by-Step Plan to Reopen Florida, the city adopted a temporary policy allowing restaurants the flexibility to create or expand ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

City projects move forward during pandemic

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At last week’s City Commission meeting, updates on several city projects were provided including the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. road improvements and streetscape that is almost at the finish line. Substantial completion of the $2.67 millio...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

New procedures for City Commission meetings

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The next meeting date of the Daytona Beach City Commission is at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 3.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the city has new procedures to allow remote and in-person public participation.

  • Members of the public who want to comment on an age...
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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Stay informed with weekly E-Currents Newsletter

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There is always a lot happening in the City of Daytona Beach. From concerts and performances at the Daytona Beach Bandshell and Peabody Auditorium, to improvements at the city’s parks, facilities and roads, as well as new businesses calling the ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Tune in for City of Daytona Beach news

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Residents can get updated city information three times a week on two different local radio stations.

The city is sponsoring two shows each week on WELE-AM Radio, also known as 1380 “The Cat.” Listeners can tune in at WELE-AM 1380 and on...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Only You Can Make Daytona Beach Count

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The 2020 Census will count every person living in Daytona Beach, Volusia County, the United States and U.S. territories. The census is conducted every 10 years by the U.S. Census Bureau, a nonpartisan government agency. The results determine congressional...

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Posted on: April 18, 2020

New website for business community

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Volusia County launched a comprehensive and collaborative economic recovery website - VolusiaBusinessResources.com -  to serve as a countywide source of assistance and incentive program information for businesses. The website features federal, st...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

FDOT provides update on proposed Oakridge Blvd. improvements

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According to the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), in lieu of a second public meeting regarding proposed improvements along Oakridge Boulevard from Halifax Avenue to N. Atlantic Avenue, FDOT has compiled an update to inform the community of cur...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Governor Issues "Phase 1 Reopening" Executive Order

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued an Executive Order Wednesday, April 29, that outlines the Phase 1: Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan for Florida’s Recovery.

The Phase 1 Reopening executive order continues with the “Safer At Home&...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Utility customers get break on April statement

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More than 22,800 utility customers within the city limits of Daytona Beach will receive a credit on their April statement for the amount of water, sewer, recycling and public service tax. Not included in the credit will be fees associated with stormwater,...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Survey window open for transportation planning survey

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The River to Sea Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) is seeking public participation through an online survey to plan transportation improvements in our community. The survey is conducted every two years and helps provide insights for the TPO as it...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Daytona Beach CARE (COVID-19 Assistance Recovery Effort) Program

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Daytona Beach CARE (COVID-19 Assistance Recovery Effort) Program

On March 24, City Commissioners approved a multi-pronged incentive package aimed to provide immediate financial relief to Daytona Beach residents and business owners impacted by the COVID-19 ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Beach Street Streetscape Underway

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The Beach Street Streetscape project began Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. There will be access to all of the businesses and downtown shoppers are encouraged to park in any of the free available parking lots located to the rear of the stores. All lanes of traffic ...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

New Daytona Beach iconic landmark on I-95

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Road construction projects typically aren’t known for their eye-catching aesthetic features but a new iconic landmark in Daytona Beach is changing that narrative. Installed last month, the large concrete sculpture is greeting thousands of motori...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Join a board

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Looking to get involved in your Daytona Beach government and community? Consider joining a board! There are vacancies available in 13 boards and committees. Below are the current vacancies as of Feb. 1 through June 30, 2020. Applications remain on file fo...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Free books for children

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Did you know that reading books to your child gives them a head start on language skills and literacy? Through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Program, all children under 5 years of age living in the 32114 zip code can receive an age-appropri...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

See development projects throughout city

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An interactive map is available to view and track progress of proposed/current development projects. See project documents like permit applications, site plans, utility reports, surveys, etc.

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Alert notifications by text message or email

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When an emergency strikes, will you know what to do, where to go or where to get more information? You may, if you sign up for free emergency alerts from the City of Daytona Beach. In a few minutes, you can register to receive emergency alerts which may b...
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Posted on: July 22, 2019

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

New safety measures for core tourist area

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The City of Daytona Beach is continuing to adjust its plans for safely managing an increased number of visitors coming to the beach throughout the summer months. With the focus on the health and safety of the city’s residents and visitors during...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Are You A Victim Of Domestic Violence?

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As many of us stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19, some of us have other dangers they have to face at home.

If you or someone you know needs to get away from an abusive or violent relationship, please share this information with them.

The Beacon Cen...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Free Learning Games & Resources (COVID-19)

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As we self-isolate and practice social distancing due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), things could quickly get boring at home.

Here’s our way of fixing that.

Below is a list of FREE learning games and resources for all ages.

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Police - City Highlights
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Accreditation Process Postponed Due To COVID-19

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UPDATE (03/18/2020): The accreditation cycle has been postponed until at least the summer of 2020 due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). We will update once the process resumes.

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

DBPD Seeking State Funds To Remove Abandoned Boats

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Abandoned and derelict boats are more than unsightly nuisances in our local waterways. They can also be hazards to navigation and create environmental impacts from leaking oil, fuel or sewage from the boat’s waste tank. To mitigate these concern...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

DBPD Offers Safe Space For Buyers & Sellers

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Yesterday (November 7th), some of our detectives were called out to investigate an armed carjacking. 

The victim in this case had met the suspect through a smartphone app and had arranged to sell his vehicle to the suspect through that app.&nb...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Use Ring App To Protect Your Property

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The Daytona Beach Police Department has joined the Neighbors app (available via iOS/Android here: http://download.ring.com/daytona) to provide the Daytona Beach community with real-time, local crime and safety information. The Neighbors network already ha...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Be Wary Of The Arrest Warrant Scam

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With the holiday season approaching, the scams are on the rise. In particular, phone scams are becoming more advanced.

There are several reports of suspicious phone calls being received from individuals representing the Daytona Beach Police Department, the...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

"Ask the Chief" on WNDB

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Tune in every month for Police Chief Craig Capri's live hour-long sit-down with WNDB's Marc Bernier where the talk is always lively and focused on Daytona Beach. 

Listen locally on 1150 AM or 93.5 FM.

Callers are welcome to join the show a...

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Posted on: May 25, 2020

Armed Carjacking Suspect Shot By Officers

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Two members of the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) were involved in a shooting this morning (May 25, 2020) while investigating an armed carjacking call.

The officer and sergeant who used their handguns in that incident are now on paid administrative...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Charges Filed By DBPD In Parking Lot Murder

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UPDATE (May 15, 2020): We have filed second-degree murder charges against two Orlando men for shooting and killing 25-year-old Joshua Goodman of Casselberry.

Their names are as follows:

  • Willie Walker (Date of Birth 09-28-1990)
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Posted on: May 9, 2020

Stolen Dirt Bike Involved In Fatal Accident

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is actively investigating a traffic accident involving a stolen vehicle which ended with the death of a teenager.

Officers responded to the intersection of Derbyshire Road & 6th Street soon after emergency dis...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Using Drones Vs. COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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In the battle against COVID-19 (Coronavirus), new tools are needed to help keep us all safe.

Today (April 7), our Unmanned Aviation Systems (UAS) Unit unveiled a few we’ve been working on since the pandemic started to our news partners.

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Child Killed, Infant Hurt In Shooting

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A 37-year-old South Florida man is now in custody following a shooting incident early this morning (April 2) that led to the death of a 10-year-old boy.

The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) found that boy shot in the torso and a 5-month-old girl shot...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Response

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UPDATE (03-19-2020): Chief Craig Capri speaks to reporters about how officers are handling new restrictions related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). 

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Three Dead In Bike Week Motorcycle Accident

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is currently investigating a fatal accident involving three motorcycles during Bike Week.

Three people have lost their lives in this incident, including a 46-year-old woman from New York State, a 47-year-old man f...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Motorcycle Rider Dies After Collision With Car

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is actively investigating a collision involving two vehicles that led to the death of a motorcyclist.

Officers responded to the intersection of North Atlantic Avenue/State Road A1A & Plaza Boulevard soon after...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Woman Killed, Another Hurt In ISB Accident

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Charges are pending as the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) continues to investigate a fatal accident involving a pedestrian.

Officers responded to the intersection of West International Speedway Boulevard (ISB) & North Beach Street soon after th...

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

Three Arrested In Mainland High Firecracker Incident

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UPDATE (02/14/2020): The other two people involved in this incident are also now in custody. We’ve also made an arrest in regards to a social media threat about a shooting on the campus of Mainland High. 

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Posted on: February 8, 2020

Suspect Wanted In Attempted Murder Turns Himself In

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UPDATE: Terrell Kevon Jones turned himself in last night (February 10) at Daytona Beach Police Department headquarters. Thanks to those of you who reached out with information. It’s appreciated. 

Original release below.

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Fatal Rear-End Crash On Main Street Bridge

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A 42-year-old DeLand man passed away due to injuries stemming from a traffic accident over the weekend involving a pick-up truck and a motorcycle.

This case is being actively investigated by the Daytona Beach Police Department’s (DBPD) Traffic Ho...

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Posted on: January 19, 2020

Two Men Face Murder Charge In Beachside Motel Death

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UPDATE #1 (January 21, 2020): 

The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) makes two arrests in this case.

Officers took 32-year-old Tarek Mneimne (pictured below) of Ocoee into custody around 8:30 p.m. Sunday (January 19), charging him with First-D...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Two Arrests Made In Eric Gordon Murder Case

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With assistance from the United States Marshals, two people are now in custody for the murder of an 18-year-old man around a month ago in Daytona Beach.

17-year-old Shyheem W. Rainge and 16-year-old Selvina M. Bernard are each facing felony first-degree mu...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Pedestrian Killed In Accident Involving Two Vehicles

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is investigating a traffic accident that ended with the death of a 37-year-old man.

First responders were dispatched to the 1400 block of South Nova Road (near Beville Road) after a 911 call was placed around 8:30...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Arrest Made In Burger King Stabbing

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UPDATE: We've arrested 25-year-old Jamar R. Ragland and charged him with felony aggravated battery in this case. Our thanks to those who provided information.

Original release below.

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Posted on: December 8, 2019

Pedestrian Dies After Collision With Antique Car

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Charges are pending at this time after a 55-year-old woman lost her life this morning (December 8th) in a collision with an antique car.

The Daytona Beach Police Department responded to the scene on South Ridgewood Avenue near Shady Place soon after the ca...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Officer-Involved Shooting Under Investigation

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UPDATE (12-02-19): The victim in this case has passed away from his injuries, according to Chief Craig Capri.

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Posted on: November 29, 2019

DBPD Searching For Help In Solving Homicide

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On Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at approximately 7:30 p.m., Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) officers were dispatched to 140 North Franklin Street in reference to a person shot. 

Officers arrived on scene and contacted the victim - 36-year-o...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Police Looking For Armed Robber Suspect

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On Sunday, November 24, 2019 at approximately 8:10 p.m., Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) officers were dispatched to the 7-Eleven in reference to an armed robbery to the business. 

Officers arrived on scene and contacted the employees who s...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Police Need Public's Help To Identify Murder Suspect

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On Sunday, November 17, 2019 at approximately 2206 hours, DBPD officers were dispatched to 416 Margie Lane in reference to a person shot. Officers arrived on scene and contacted the victim - 56-year-old Samuel Watson - who was laying in the driveway of hi...

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