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A West Volusia man was arrested Monday on accusations he repeatedly raped two small children including one he started molesting at 1 year old. Volusia

West Volusia man arrested in rapes of young girls

A West Volusia man was arrested Monday on accusations he repeatedly raped two small children including one he started molesting at 1 year old. Volusia

Luck ran out for the Hot Spot, an Internet cafe near Ormond Beach, which was shut down and raided by sheriff and state investigators Tuesday morning.

Internet cafe shut down near Ormond Beach by Sheriff's Office

Deputies raided the Hot Spot Internet cafe on Tuesday near Ormond Beach, seizing bundles of cash and pulling the plug on video game machines in what

A Volusia man attacked his father trying to call 9-1-1 and then locked himself in a bedroom and held off deputies for more than three hours until

Volusia sheriff convinces man to surrender after 3-hour standoff

A Volusia man attacked his father trying to call 9-1-1 and then locked himself in a bedroom and held off deputies for more than three hours until

DeLand Police are searching for a man who robbed a bank Tuesday morning.The man walked into the PNC Bank at 111 Endicott Way shortly after 10 a.m. and

Robber hits DeLand bank, police say

DeLand Police are searching for a man who robbed a bank Tuesday morning. The man walked into the PNC Bank at 111 Endicott Way shortly after 10 a.m. and demanded money, authorities said. He left with an undisclosed amount of cash and was last seen on foot headed toward Interstate 4. No one was injured. The man is described as African-American, with a beard and possibly in his 30s. The robber was last seen wearing a khaki fishing cap, a pullover sweat shirt and had jeans with rips in them,

A 19-year-old man who is accused of terrorizing his ex-girlfriend by sneaking into her car and threatening her with a gun turned himself in late Monday,

Man accused of terrorizing ex-girlfriend surrenders

A 19-year-old man who is accused of terrorizing his ex-girlfriend by sneaking into her car and threatening her with a gun turned himself in late Monday, police said. Jason Jurado was booked about 10:15 p.m. into the Volusia County Branch Jail where he is being held without bond, according to Andrew Gant, Volusia County Sheriff’s Office spokesman. Jurado was wanted on charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, aggravated stalking, armed burglary, tampering with a witness, grand

DAYTONA BEACH — Family members on both sides of the courtroom cried after a Holly Hill man was found guilty on Friday of second-degree murder

Holly Hill man convicted of murder in slaying of wife

DAYTONA BEACH — Family members on both sides of the courtroom cried after a Holly Hill man was found guilty on Friday of second-degree murder

LAWRENCEVILLE — Sitting in a classroom above a gun range, a woman hesitantly says she isn't sure she could ever shoot and kill someone, even to

Black women picking up firearms for self-defense

LAWRENCEVILLE — Sitting in a classroom above a gun range, a woman hesitantly says she isn't sure she could ever shoot and kill someone, even to protect herself. Couldn't she just aim for their leg and try to maim them?Her instructor says self-defense is not about killing someone, but is instead about eliminating a threat.If the gun gets taken away by a bad guy, the instructor says, "I promise you they're not going to be having any sympathy or going through the thought process you are.

A suspect who robbed an Ormond Beach bank on Saturday was caught Sunday after police got a tip that he was staying at a Holly Hill motel, police said.

Suspected Ormond bank robber captured in Holly Hill motel

A suspect who robbed an Ormond Beach bank on Saturday was caught Sunday after police got a tip that he was staying at a Holly Hill motel, police said.

DAYTONA BEACH — The sound of bagpipes ushered in the funeral for Kim C. Hammond, Flagler County's first full-time Circuit Court judge who served

Friends and family recall Kim Hammond's legacy on the field and in the courtroom

DAYTONA BEACH — The sound of bagpipes ushered in the funeral for Kim C. Hammond, Flagler County's first full-time Circuit Court judge who served

Marco DeJesus faces minimum of 15 years in prison

Holly Hill man convicted of Palm Coast burglary

Marco DeJesus faces minimum of 15 years in prison

DAYTONA BEACH — Police Chief Craig Capri said the 10-year-old boy who has been linked to four grand theft auto cases still has a chance to

Daytona police chief: 10-year-old car theft suspect 'can be saved'

DAYTONA BEACH — Police Chief Craig Capri said the 10-year-old boy who has been linked to four grand theft auto cases still has a chance to

HOLLY HILL — A suspected car thief was arrested Wednesday afternoon outside an Internet cafe and the woman he was with was apprehended moments

Couple in Smart car theft detained outside Volusia Internet cafe

HOLLY HILL — A suspected car thief was arrested Wednesday afternoon outside an Internet cafe and the woman he was with was apprehended moments

An Orlando man was arrested on allegations he sexually assaulted a disabled female student at Stetson University after the pair had met online.Jesus

Orlando man accused of sexually assaulting disabled Stetson student

An Orlando man was arrested on allegations he sexually assaulted a disabled female student at Stetson University after the pair had met online. Jesus

MARATHON — A stash of cocaine hidden inside a Cookie Monster doll has landed a Florida man in jail on a drug charge.The Monroe County Sheriff's

Me want cocaine? Drugs found inside Cookie Monster doll

MARATHON — A stash of cocaine hidden inside a Cookie Monster doll has landed a Florida man in jail on a drug charge. The Monroe County Sheriff's

After spending weeks talking online to a 13-year-old girl, sending explicit pictures of himself and arranging to meet, investigators said Louis Anthony

Deputies: DeBary man arrested trying to meet underage girl for sex

After spending weeks talking online to a 13-year-old girl, sending explicit pictures of himself and arranging to meet, investigators said Louis Anthony

Police said they were able to find the man accused of stealing and abandoning the boat, Jonathan Race, 20, because he left behind some vital evidence — his shorts with his identification in a pocket.

Daytona police: Man got drunk, left shorts with ID on runaway boat

DAYTONA BEACH — The pilotless boat that appeared from the ocean and chugged unmanned onto the beach over the weekend was stolen from a private marina where the vessel was being repaired, police said on Monday.Police said they were able to find the man accused of stealing and abandoning the boat, Jonathan Race, 20, because he left behind some vital evidence — his shorts with his identification in a pocket.Race told Daytona Beach police when they spoke with him later at a