Central Florida

Viewing Sunday and funeral services Monday are both private for slain Daytona Beach Police Officer Jason Raynor

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Final viewing Sunday and funeral service, Monday, will both be in private (public and the press excluded) as family members, cops and certain politicians pay final respects to Officer Jason Raynor, who died Tuesday, 55 days after he was shot in the face by a gunman  while on patrol.

Surfer dude Kem McNair rides the curling waves in New Smyrna Beach - sharks and all Henry Mon, 08/09/2021 - 17:47
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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Finally after days of thunderstorms night and day, the sun was dominant in the blue sky and so was surfer Kem McNair rolling on the curling waves near the South Jetty, sharks and all.

BREAKING NEWS: Dr. Victor Herrera, chief medical officer for AdventHealth Orlando, sounds the alarm: 'Too many unvaccinated patients are critically ill and dying of COVID-19'

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ORLANDO, Fla. -- While Gov. Ron DeSantis rallies his bases in steadfast opposition to masking up despite the ugly reality of unvaccinated becoming infected in increasing numbers, one of the Sunshine State's leading doctors is soundfng the alarm in bracing for the inevitable - desath and despair for those who have not heeded the health warnings.

BREAKING NEWS: FBI now assisting DBPD: Wanted alleged gunman Othal Wallace shot Daytona Beach cop in the face

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A little more than 48 hours after Daytona Beach police officer Jason Raynor lay in a pool of his own blood outside a housing development when he was shot by an armed gunman.

Team Rebuild Continues: Orlando Magic & head coach Steve Clifford mutually agree to part ways

Create: Sat, 06/05/2021 - 18:59
Author: Sera King
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ORLANDO, Fla. -- The rebuild of the Orlando Magic continues with today's departure of head coach Steve Clifford described as a mutually-agreed upon decision, acccoring to Jeff Weltman, president of basketball operations.

NASCAR: Sonoma road course racing a reality this weekend Henry Fri, 06/04/2021 - 07:59
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- It’s been nearly two years since the NASCAR Cup Series has competed at Sonoma Raceway due to the pandemic cancelling the event last season, but with the ease of restrictions this year, NASCAR has been given the green flag and will return to the California road course this Sunday, June 6 for the Toyota / Save Mart 350 at 4 p.m. ET on FS1, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.   

Towering bridge an iconic sight in tourism-driven Daytona Beach that is emerging from the year-long dreadful pandemic Henry Frederick Thu, 06/03/2021 - 21:00
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Memorial Day is three days in the rear window of time as this tourism-starved mecca remains etched in the thoughts of locals and day trippers alike. 

Forecast: Mostly sunny skies through Sunday at the World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona

Create: Wed, 05/19/2021 - 06:17
Author: Sera King
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- There's a 30 percent chance of showers around mid-day today if you are headed to the World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona, but otherwise, the forecast is looking great through the weekend.