New Smyrna Beach

Volusia County Beach Safety: Daytona surfer bitten on foot by a shark on Sunday in New Smyrna; 38 people rescued from rough surf

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Volusia County Beach responded to a report of a surfer bitten by a shark on Sunday morning in New Smyrna and dealt with 38 rescues from the rough surf.

Florida Highway Patrol: I-95 reopened near Edgewater with 3 dead from multiple crashes involving 17 vehicles due to dense fog & smoke from controlled burn

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EDGEWATER, Fla. -- Dense fog and thick black smoke from a controlled burn were major causes of a horrific series of crashes overnight Thursday on both sides of I-95 between Edgewater and New Smyrna Beach resulting in three fatalities and numerous injuries, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Volusia County Beach Safety: Winter Springs man bitten on hand in surf at Cape Canaveral National Seashore

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla.-- A 54 year old Winter Springs man was releasing a fish he had caught while surf fishing down in Canaveral National Seashore when he was bitten on his right hand by a 4-5 foot shark, a Volusia County beach safety official said.

2 recent shark bite incidents in New Smyrna Beach surf: Orlando man, 23, bitten on foot; 50-year-old Miami woman bitten on leg & ankle

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- A 23-year-old Orlando man was standing in chest-deep water in New Smyrna when he was bitten on the foot by a shark, a beach safety official said.

New Smyrna Beach cops asking the public's help finding local man reported missing since Sunday

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Cops are investigating a missing person's report involving a 49-year-old local man last seen on Sunday night.

EXCLUSIVE REPORTING: New Smyrna Beach Cops: Remembering Roy Nelson Jr. & k-9 Caesar 15 years after fatal crash took them away

Create: Thu, 08/13/2020 - 14:28
Author: Henry
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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Today is a solemn anniversary for current and former cops for it is the 15th anniversary of the fatal crash that claimed the lives of New Smyrna Beach police officer Roy Nelson Jr. and his k-9 partner, Caesar.

New Smyrna Beach volunteers bring relief to hurricane-ravaged Texas even with Irma bearing down on Florida

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- With one semi already in Beaumont, Texas, and thee more heading that way today with relief supplies for the victims of Hurricane Harvey, Ray Catheline is staying the course and getting the task at hand completed. 

Volusia County's beach cam on Dunlawton in Daytona Beach Shores not working

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- One of Volusia County's two beach cams for online viewers is working.

The "Daytona Beach" beach cam at the Dunlawton approach in Daytona Beach Shores shows shows a blackened blackened screen with a brief message that reads: "We are havoing problems with playback. We apologize for the inconvenience."

The cam has been inoperable since last weekend. The audio is fine, but the video feed is off. The other county beach cam on the Flagler Avenue Beach ramp is working fine. 

Beach Patrol: Two teen boys first victims of shark bites in New Smyrna Beach surf this year

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- With lots of young surfers in the water for a surfing contest Friday, it was inevitable someone was going to get bitten by a shark.