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Beloved Blue Spring manatee found dead: report

The beloved star of Blue Spring State Park, Dix the manatee, was found dead earlier this week, according to a report by Spectrum News 13.

Teen surfer bitten by shark at New Smyrna, beach officials say

Volusia Beach officials flew the purple flag on Sunday, which warns of dangerous marine life.

DeLand couple arrested after toddler found in bug-infested car with drugs nearby, police say

The two-year-old girl, who only wore a shirt and soiled diaper, had numerous scabs on her legs and another scab on her neck, which police said attracted multiple species of bugs crawling around inside the vehicle.

Rattlesnake kills Volusia woman’s dog: report

An eastern diamondback rattlesnake bit and killed a dog in Volusia County recently, according to a report from Central Florida Fox affiliate WOFL.

Freshmen at Volusia high school sought college credit, were given ‘placebo’ exam instead: report

A Volusia County principal is under investigation after more than 300 high-school students believed they were taking a test for college credit when they were not, according to a report from the Daytona Beach News-Journal.

Woman, 77, dies after found unconscious in water at Daytona Beach, officials say

Lifeguards pulled an unconscious woman from the water near the south side of Main Street Pier. She died later at a local hospital, according to Volusia beach officials.

Green sea turtle nests could beat record highs on the Space Coast this season. Here’s why.

The number of green turtle nests on the Atlantic coast have been on the upswing, surpassing the loggerhead turtle. Scientists are thrilled by this development.

Central Florida woman crashes car into nail salon, authorities say

An Ormond Beach woman reportedly crashed her vehicle into a Volusia County Nail Salon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Skydivers found, one with injuries, after veering off course over DeLand, authorities say

Two skydivers briefly went missing Thursday morning in Volusia County and are now accounted for, according to the City of DeLand.

2 Deltona men charged with possessing child pornography

In unrelated cases, a 57-year-old and a 22-year-old were both charged with possessing images of children in sexually explicit situations.

Woman killed after being struck by car in Volusia County, FHP says

A 57-year-old woman died early Saturday after she was struck by a car along Woodland Avenue in DeLand, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

DeBary golf course sustains $5K in damage when driver tears up green: report

The fourth green at the golf course at the DeBary Golf and Country Club was vandalized recently when a driver spun donuts over the grass, according to a report from Central Florida Fox affiliate WOFL-Ch. 35.

Woman’s body found a week later on burned Volusia boat: report

The body of a woman was discovered on the boat of his boyfriend’s wife in Volusia County, about a week after law enforcement officials discovered it on fire, according to a report from WKMG.

After married man ends relationship, girlfriend sets fire to boat in Daytona Beach: report

The scorned girlfriend of a married man allegedly set fire to his boat at a marina in Daytona Beach, according to a report from WESH.

Volusia man kills Thomas the dog after striking it with truck, says he meant to scare it, deputies say

A Volusia County man was arrested Sunday after video captured his truck swerving toward a dog and running it over last week near New Smyrna Beach, a Volusia County Sheriff’s Office spokesman said.

DeBary wildfire jumps containment lines, threatens power plant and railroad, officials say

Florid Forest Service has not ordered evacuations in DeBary after the Dutchmans Bend wildfire jumped the containment lines on Sunday.

Truck slams into motorcycle stopped at red light, killing Port Orange man, FHP says

The crash in Volusia County involved a car and a motorcycle. Authorities have not said yet which driver suffered fatal injuries at the scene.

Volusia sheriff: Deputy killed in bicycle crash died ‘doing what he loved’

Senior Deputy Frank Scofield was fatally hit while riding his bicycle Sunday by a van that ran a stop sign, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

Volusia County begins publishing daily list of animal abusers

In an effort to prevent animal abusers from adopting pets, Volusia County is now making it easier to find out who's been charged with animal cruelty.

Florida girl recovers from snakebite at Blue Spring State Park: report

A pygmy rattlesnake bit Abigail Bajek, 11, on the foot as she walked down a trail at Blue Spring State Park in Orange City on Sunday, WOFL reported.

‘He tried to run me over:’ Suspect strikes Volusia officer with truck: report

A 28-year-old man struck a Daytona Beach Shores police officer with his truck’s passenger-side mirror as he fled a traffic stop Wednesday morning, according to a report from WOFL.

Body of a boater found in Volusia waters

Volusia divers discovered the body of boater who went missing Tuesday, according to a report by WESH.

4 stolen pit-bull puppies found by deputies

Four blue-nose pit bull puppies were stolen Monday evening from the backyard of an Orange City home, according to Volusia County Sheriff’s Office.

DeBary man dies in motorcycle crash, FHP says

A 32-year-old DeBary man died Saturday evening in a motorcycle crash, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

South Daytona man dies in rollover crash on I-4 in Volusia, FHP says

A 30-year-old man died Saturday evening when his pickup truck rolled over on Interstate 4 in Volusia County, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

Man killed in crash at I-95 on-ramp in Volusia County

A 47-year-old Daytona Beach man died Saturday after he crashed into a barrier wall while driving onto Interstate 95, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Man injured in overnight shooting on I-4 in Volusia County, deputies say

A man was injured early Saturday after he told deputies he was shot by another driver while traveling on Interstate 4, the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said.

2 arrested after stealing more than $50,000 from DeLand vet, 82, to buy drugs, police say

Two people were arrested after they depleted a DeLand military veteran’s bank account to support their drug habit, according to the city’s police department.

18-month-old Volusia boy drowns after using dog door to get out of house, deputies say

An 18-month-old boy drowned Tuesday after he was found in his family’s backyard pool near New Smyrna Beach, a Volusia County Sheriff’s Office spokesman said.

Deputies find missing DeLand woman after search that included bloodhounds

Volusia County deputies are searching for a missing 64-year-old DeLand woman with bipolar disorder, a sheriff’s office spokeswoman said.