Missing Volusia County man found safe
A silver alert has been issued for Ogil Reed, 89. OAK HILL, Fla. – UPDATE: The Florida Highway Patrol located Ogil Reed Wednesday afternoon. Original story below:A silver alert is now in effect for an endangered Oak Hill man. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said 89-year-old Ogil Reed was last seen Tuesday morning. [TRENDING: ‘Manatee graveyard in Fla. | 6 major announcements from Disney | Fla. woman charged in US Capitol attack]AdReed is described to be around 6 feet, 2 inches tall and weighing anywhere between 140 to 150 pounds.
News 6 anchors share stories of flying chicken wings and other drama from small-town newsrooms
ORLANDO, Fla. – This week on Florida’s Fourth Estate, News 6 anchors share stories of weird things they experienced in their first jobs. And Ginger Gadsden says getting pelted with chicken wings, even if you are not the intended target, still hurts. Ginger, Matt and Julie unpack it all in this week’s edition of Florida’s Fourth Estate podcast. Florida’s Fourth Estate looks at everything from swampy politics to a fragile environment and even the crazy headlines that make Florida the craziest state in the Union. Listen to the full episode of Florida’s Fourth Estate on iTunes here or on Sticher here.
Vehicle carrying 7 juveniles crashes into tree in Volusia County; 2 critically hurt
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. Two teens were critically injured early Thursday when a vehicle carrying seven juveniles crashed into a tree in Volusia County, deputies said. The wreck was reported around 3 a.m. in the 100 block of West Halifax Avenue in Oak Hill. The Volusia County Sheriffs Office said a resident who lives nearby heard the crash and called 911. Deputies said two of the seven juveniles were trapped in the vehicle and had to be extricated. Two other victims were taken to hospitals with minor injuries, according to the Sheriffs Office.
Brevard aviation crews rescue boaters, dogs who were stranded for 18 hours
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office said aviation crews rescued two boaters and their dogs who were stranded for 18 hours. The Sheriff’s Office said on Thursday the county’s aviation unit was contacted after two missing boaters were stranded in the Mosquito Lagoon. BREVARD COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AVIATION UNIT RESCUES STRANDED BOATERS AND THEIR DOGS BREVARD COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AVIATION UNIT RESCUES STRANDED BOATERS AND THEIR DOGS Yesterday our Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Aviation Unit (STAR) was contacted by BCSO Communications advising that reports were being received regarding two individuals stranded in the Mosquito Lagoon. The Coast Guard sent the information to the Brevard County Aviation Unit. The Aviation Unit said crews located the boaters on the east embankment at the northern end of the Mosquito Lagoon.