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Manhunt underway after Florida police officer shot in the head

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla (CBS12) -- A manhunt is underway in Daytona Beach for a man accused of shooting a police officer in the head. Hundreds of police officers are looking for a man accused of shooting one of their own in the head overnight. All of Volusia County is on lockdown until officials are able to track down the suspect.

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Manhunt underway after Florida police officer shot in the head

US Marshals join manhunt for man accused of shooting Daytona Beach police officer

26-year-old officer shot in head critically injured DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A Daytona Beach police officer was shot in the head Wednesday night while investigating a suspicious vehicle, prompting a multi-agency manhunt for the shooter, police said. By mid-morning Wednesday, the search had expanded to another state, but authorities would not provide details about where they were looking for 29-year-old Othal Wallace.

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US Marshals join manhunt for man accused of shooting Daytona Beach police officer

Volusia law enforcement searching for suspect who shot Daytona Beach officer in head, agency says

Hundreds of Volusia County law enforcement officers are searching for the suspect who shot a Daytona Beach police officer in the head Wednesday night, leaving him in critical condition, according to the Daytona Beach Police Department. At a press conference around midnight Thursday, DBPD Chief Jakari Young said the county was on “lockdown” as 500 officers searched for the suspect, who the agency identified as 29-year-old Othal Wallace.

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Volusia law enforcement searching for suspect who shot Daytona Beach officer in head, agency says

Daytona Beach police officer shot in head by suspect, agency says

Volusia County law enforcement officers are searching for the suspect who shot a Daytona Beach police officer in the head Thursday night, leaving him in critical condition, according to the Daytona Beach Police Department. The officer radioed that he was investigating a suspicious incident on Kingston Avenue before he suddenly stopped responding to calls, the agency said.

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Daytona Beach police officer shot in head by suspect, agency says

Man wanted in Volusia County murder captured in Palatka

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office said a man wanted in connection to a murder in Volusia County was captured Wednesday after he was discovered hiding in Palatka. According to Volusia County deputies, on June 20, a motorist discovered a man shot to death at the intersection of SR 415 and lake Ashby Road, in New Smyrna Beach.

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Man wanted in Volusia County murder captured in Palatka

Volusia County leaders will not add more dog-friendly beaches, following discussion

Volusia County leaders will not add more dog-friendly beaches following a discussion where citizens for and against it made their cases. Dogs on leashes are currently allowed at beach parks in New Smyrna Beach and Ponce Inlet. Sign up for our Newsletters Advocates asked for more access for dogs, including opening the entire beach.

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Volusia County leaders will not add more dog-friendly beaches, following discussion

Volusia County council to discuss allowing more access for dogs on beaches

In Volusia County, council members will talk about allowing more access for dogs on local beaches at a meeting on Tuesday. Right now, there are only two dog-friendly beach parks, one in New Smyrna Beach and one in Ponce Inlet. Sign up for our Newsletters After dog-friendly activists brought up adding other areas, county leaders agreed to consider it.

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Volusia County council to discuss allowing more access for dogs on beaches

School uniforms could be going away in Volusia County this upcoming school year

On Tuesday, the Volusia County School Board will discuss eliminating its uniform policy and going back to a dress code. Channel 9 spoke to many parents who said they were indifferent about whether the policy stays or goes. They just want to see consistent enforcement from school to school and teacher to teacher with whatever the board decides to do.

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School uniforms could be going away in Volusia County this upcoming school year

Officials identify body discovered by motorist in Volusia County

Authorities are investigating the death of a person found on the side of a road in Volusia County Saturday afternoon. The deceased person was identified as Kavon Jamal Banks, 35, of Deltona, officials said Monday. Sign up for our Newsletters Around 2:30 p.m., Volusia County sheriff's deputies were called to State Road 415, near Lake Ashby Road, after a motorist discovered the body.

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Officials identify body discovered by motorist in Volusia County

Volusia, Flagler schools summer programs aim to make up for COVID learning loss

With most students and staff gone home for summer vacation, the Volusia and Flagler school districts will begin offering enrichment program for its students who need the most academic help this week — one of many ways districts are trying to address learning loss from the coronavirus pandemic. There's been a national emphasis on how to best utilize the summer to make up for missed instruction due to the pandemic, with millions in federal and state funding being funneled toward the issue.

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Volusia, Flagler schools summer programs aim to make up for COVID learning loss

Death investigation underway after body found along road in Volusia County, deputies say

The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said a death investigation is underway Sunday after a person’s body was discovered along the side of the road. Deputies said the body was found at around 2:30 p.m. along State Road 415, west of New Smyrna Beach. Investigators said the person is a man but did not give further details.

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Death investigation underway after body found along road in Volusia County, deputies say

Body found along Volusia County road

Volusia County deputies are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Sunday afternoon along a road by a passing driver. Sheriffs Office spokesperson Andrew Gant said the man’s body was discovered around 2:30 p.m. on the side of State Road 415 near Lake Ashby Road.

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Body found along Volusia County road

12-year-old bitten by shark in Bethune Beach, safety officials say

A child was bitten by a shark in Volusia County on Friday, WESH 2 News has learned. On Friday, June 18, at 3:57 p.m., Volusia County Beach Safety officials said a 12-year-old boy from Orange City was visiting Bethune Beach with his parents. Officials said he was standing in waist-deep water when he was bitten in the left arm by a shark.

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12-year-old bitten by shark in Bethune Beach, safety officials say

'We are in danger': Community members meet, seek action by group home in Volusia County

Florida United Methodist Children's Home has already felt the frustration from Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood, but now the community is also speaking. Thursday night, in a packed room at the Enterprise Museum, not far from the children's home, Riley Nutt and other residents talked about what they say is a long list of problems.

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'We are in danger': Community members meet, seek action by group home in Volusia County

Face coverings now optional at Volusia County facilities, schools, officials say

The Volusia County School Board on Monday voted to make face-coverings optional and voluntary at schools and other Volusia County Schools facilities, effective immediately, officials said. Students, teachers, and staff who would like to continue wearing appropriate face-coverings can do so. Sign up for our Newsletters

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Face coverings now optional at Volusia County facilities, schools, officials say

Volusia County school leaders expected to vote on face mask policy

On Monday, Volusia County School District leaders are expected to vote on the county’s face mask policy for the upcoming school year. The policy includes making face coverings voluntary for students and staff members. The board still has to give the changes final approval. If approved, the changes will take effect on July 1.

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Volusia County school leaders expected to vote on face mask policy

Interstate shut down for hours in Volusia County due to crash

A crash shut down the westbound lanes and left only one lane open heading east on Interstate 4 near Dirksen Road at mile marker 108, Saturday afternoon. Florida Highway Patrol was called to the area at 12:20 p.m. Sign up for our Newsletters Westbound traffic was allowed to continue just after 5:30 p.m.

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Interstate shut down for hours in Volusia County due to crash

Interstate shutdown in Volusia County due to crash

A crash shut down the westbound lanes and left only one lane open heading east on Interstate 4 near Dirksen Road at mile marker 108. Florida Highway Patrol is investigating. Sign up for our Newsletters No information yet as to what caused the crash or how long the shutdown will be.

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Interstate shutdown in Volusia County due to crash

Counties with the most college graduates in Florida

Counties with the most college graduates in Florida #30. Volusia County #29. Lake County #28. Pasco County #27. Clay County #26. Flagler County #25. Escambia County #24. Santa Rosa County #23. Lee County #22.

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Counties with the most college graduates in Florida

Health Department issues rabies alert for parts of Port Orange

Southeastern parts of Port Orange are under a rabies alert after a cat tested positive on June 8, according to the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County. The department stated in a news release that the center of the rabies alert is at Briarwood Mobile Estates and includes the following boundaries:

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Health Department issues rabies alert for parts of Port Orange