A 14-year-old Palm Coast boy was killed Thursday night when the driver of the motorcycle he was riding on lost control, left the road and struck a utility pole, according to a release from the Florida Highway Patrol.
Drivers called in to report their vehicles had been shot at by another vehicle on I-4. Later reports came from at least 14 cars damaged by gunshots from a pellet or BB gun on Interstate 4 and Interstate 95 as they traveled through Volusia County and stretching up to St. Johns County
An off-duty Orange County Sheriff’s deputy was walking his dogs when he said a pit bull attacked his dogs and threatened him, so he shot the pit bull, according to a report. The pit bull’s owner disputes that account.
A retired corrections officer, angry her son would not answer the phone, got into a physical fight with him, aimed a gun at him and fired, Volusia sheriff’s deputies said, but the son grabbed the gun, narrowly avoiding getting shot in the head.
One caller says the former owner of a dog stole it and he fired at the man's truck. Second caller says he never meant to give up the dog, and he got shot at. Who actually owns the dog is unclear, but the shooter was arrested.
A man called the Volusia County Sheriff's Office claiming to be holding three British Airways flight attendants hostage at Daytona Beach International Airport Monday. Problem: British Airways doesn't fly to Daytona. Also, the airport wasn't open yet.
Gregory Ramos, 15, accused of killing his mother after an argument over a poor grade, made this 9-1-1 call to report a burglary he admitted later was staged with the help of two friends, investigators said.
Daytona Beach police say a man is suspected of burglarizing a boardwalk concession stand and handing out cotton candy, soda and other treats to passersby. Nine gallons of ice cream, three trays of caramel apples, three trays of candy apples, 12 bags of cotton candy, six two-liter bottles of soda, 13 boxes of candy, two boxes of Oreo cookies, four boxes of Twinkies and four boxes of frozen bananas.
A homeless Daytona Beach man shot his mother’s boyfriend while the man was lying in bed shortly after he was told he could stay on the couch, DeLand police investigators said. This call is stopped before the fatal shot.