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13. Roman Reigns retains WWE Universal title during 2nd night of Wrestlemania at Tampa's Raymond James Stadium with limited fans due to COVID-19

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TAMPA, Fla. -- Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the WWE was forced to hold its marquee pay-per-view event, Wrestlemania, over two nights back in April 2021 with Roman Reigns retaining his Universal Championship in a triple threat match over Edge and Daniel Bryan to close out the show Sunday night at Raymond James Stadium.

14. Windemere cops: Orlando-area retired MLB player Johnny Damon arrested on DUI charges; wife charged with battery on a LEO

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WINDEMERE, Fla. -- Retired Major League Baseball player Johnny Damon was pulled over back in February of 2021 after Windemere cops said they saw his SUV swerving and hitting a curb his SUV swerving and hitting a curb.

Texas man arrested for phoning in a long distance bomb threat to Longwood Elementary School, cops said

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LONGWOOD, Fla. -- A Texas man is accused of threatening a number of schools in the Longhorn State, and one here in Central Florida - Longwood Elementary School.

Intracoastal Bank of Daytona Beach announces new directors

Create: Sun, 03/27/2022 - 21:12
Author: Sera King
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Intracoastal Bancorp, Inc. at its annual meeting of shareholders at the company’s Volusia Banking Center named the following individuals to serve as directors for the year: Dr. Pamela Carbiener, C. Scott Crews, Thomas L. Gibbs, Anand Jobalia, Albert B. Johnston, Jr., Gerald P. Keyes, Michael Machin, Bruce E. Page and Ryan T. Page.

15. Volusia County had 16 shark bite incidents in 2021, the 2nd-highest in 20 years, most of them in New Smyrna Beach

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Volusia County had 16 shark bite incidents in 2021, the second-highest in the past 20 years, with all but a few of them in New Smyrna Beach- just south of the Ponce Inlet Jetty.

Rain should give way to sunny Friday and sunshine through the weekend in greater Daytona Beach

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- There's a 90 percent chance of showers throughout today and tonight before giving way to sunshine on Friday and through the weekend, according to the latest forecast for greater Daytona Beach from the National Weather Serice in Orlando. 

Daytona-based Embry-Riddle Aeronautical flight students flying near Palatka help pilot in distress

Create: Thu, 03/24/2022 - 12:21
Author: Sera King
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Two Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University flight students were flying near Palatka when they heard an emergency call over the radio that an 81-year-pilot nearby had just experienced engine failure at 800 feet.

17. Sheriff Mike Chitwood tells TV news crews he feels no sympathy for girl, 14, fighting for her life after she & boy, 12, engaged deputies in gunfire

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A 12-year-old boy and a 14-year-old girl who ran away from a children’s group home in Enterprise back in June, broke into a house, armed themselves with several of the homeowner’s guns, and opened fire on several responding deputies who tried to talk them into surrendering.

18. k9s Endo & Ax honored in Daytona Beach by Sheriff Mike Chitwood for heroics responding to carjacking in Deltona that saw both dogs shot

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Sheriff Mike Chitwood and the Georgia non-profit organization Irondog K9 International honored K-9s Endo and Ax back in November for their actions responding to an armed carjacking incident in Deltona in September. Endo and Ax were each shot while working to apprehend the fleeing suspect.