Claire Metz, WESH 2 News

Claire Metz

WESH 2 News

Daytona Beach, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Claire:

Suspect dead after being shot by Daytona Beach officer

Daytona Beach police said Thursday morning a suspect died after being shot by an officer. → Read More

Man accused of recording woman in Ormond Beach Publix bathroom

Officials say she glanced up and saw that the “subject was holding a cellphone with a red phone case over the stall wall pointing towards her.” → Read More

Ordinance prohibiting short-term rentals in Volusia challenged

The county defines home rentals of less than 30 days as hotel/motel use which isn't permitted in residential areas. → Read More

Beach access in Volusia County still limited in wake of Hurricane Nicole

The majority of the 140 beach walkovers were damaged or destroyed and a number of the county's 33 vehicle beach ramps were torn up by pounding surf. → Read More

Homes in Wilbur-by-the-Sea deemed unsafe

The seawalls and natural dunes had already been heavily damaged by Hurricane Ian, and seven or eight homes collapsed at the height of the storm. → Read More

Tropical Storm Nicole brings strong winds to Daytona Beach Shores

On the beachside in Daytona Beach Shores, the wind and rain have been blowing across Atlantic Avenue. → Read More

Volusia County beachside homes at risk of collapsing

Officials up and down the coast have been saying beach erosion is a concern. → Read More

Concerns rise for Volusia County as Nicole creeps closer

In Daytona Beach Shores, the mayor has asked the county to declare a mandatory evacuation for anyone living east of A1A. → Read More

Linda Little disappearance: Convicted killer confesses to murder

The report revealed Townson told police he “backhanded Linda and then choked her,” and then he “realized he had killed Linda.” → Read More

Tropical system may form, knocking hurricane-torn Florida coasts

“It’s only going to get worse. This storm system doesn't make anything better for us,” Flagler County emergency management director Jonathan Lord said. → Read More

8-year-old boy dead after car crashes into Volusia County canal

One child is dead and another is in critical condition after a vehicle went into a South Daytona canal. → Read More

BCU students participate in march to polls

The march took students through the community, over a mile to the polling site. → Read More

Volusia County storm debris pickup to take weeks more

In order to be reimbursed by FEMA for the cleanup, everything collected has to be measured and documented. → Read More

Man shot during home invasion in Daytona Beach

The victim told police the suspects ordered him to "get on the ground" and then "ransacked his bedroom" looking for "money and narcotics.” → Read More

Stone Island still flooded one month after Hurricane Ian

“One of my neighbors was in a canoe going down arrowhead trail. That's never had water before. This is cataclysmic." → Read More

Volusia beaches suffer $15.5M in damages from Hurricane Ian

"We are working every day to get things back open so people can access the beach but we need people to be patient,” Volusia County Beach Safety's Tammy Malphurs said. → Read More

Beach erosion concerns residents in Volusia County

Ian washed away the natural dune and ongoing high tides or a winter nor-easter could further encroach. → Read More

Edgewater mayor candidate accuses former mayor of stealing signs

According to a police report, investigators confirmed the man seen on video taking signs is former city police chief and former city mayor Mike Ignasiak. → Read More

Family of teen killed in scooter crash heartbroken

“He was my best friend. He would help everyone so much. He just means so much to a lot of people and it just hurts,” his sister said. → Read More

New Smyrna Beach Utilities worker electrocuted, saved by nurse

“It was very scary, but my instincts kicked in, and I checked him for a pulse. Couldn't feel a pulse, and then I started CPR." → Read More