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Katie Kustura

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Daytona Beach, FL, United States

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Recent:
  • news-journalonline
Past:
  • Ocala Star-Banner
  • Florida Today
  • The Palm Beach Post
  • Herald-Tribune
  • The Ledger
  • The News Herald

Recent articles by Katie:

Gunshots, hostages, victims: Daytona Beach police dispel Mainland High lockdown rumors

Rumors have circulated about gunshots, hostages and wounded victims, but police have found no evidence to suggest more than a "cruel prank" so far. → Read More

Shark bites New Smyrna Beach woman; 7th victim of the year

A woman suffered a non-life threatening injury Tuesday afternoon when a shark bit her right foot in New Smyrna Beach. → Read More

Florida Highway Patrol investigating after South Daytona man dies in crash on Interstate 4

A South Daytona man died after losing control of his vehicle on Interstate 4 and crashing into a tree after exiting the roadway, troopers said. → Read More

Deltona man, 18, charged with 2nd-degree murder in father's fatal shooting

Jonny Santiago, 18, of Deltona, was formally charged Thursday with second-degree murder in connection to the fatal shooting of his father in July. → Read More

Ormond Beach police investigating suspicious death after woman found dead in crashed car

Ormond Beach police are on scene near KFC and Dollar Tree investigating a death. → Read More

$52.2 million: Stetson University sets new fundraising record during 21/22 fiscal year

Stetson University raised a record-breaking $52.2 million during the 2021-22 fiscal year. Much of it will go toward scholarships for students in need. → Read More

DeLeon Springs residents share thoughts on FDOT's plans for roundabout, widening on US 17

The Florida Department of Transportation held a meeting in DeLeon Springs on plans to widen U.S. 17 as well as build a roundabout and a traffic light. → Read More

Candidates for Pierson Council Seat 2: L. James Anderson, Kelly Green and Brandy Peterson

In the race for Seat 2 on the Pierson Town Council, candidates include L. James Anderson, Kelly Green and Brandy Peterson. → Read More

Meet the candidates for DeLand City Commission Seat 5: Matthew Johnson and Kevin Reid

In the race for DeLand City Commission Seat 5, incumbent Kevin Reid is running against newcomer Matthew Johnson. The election is Aug. 23. → Read More

Othal Wallace, man accused of killing Daytona Beach police officer, appears before judge

The attorneys for Othal Wallace, who is charged with murdering a Daytona Beach cop, say they're still taking depositions in the case. → Read More

Meet the candidates for DeLand City Commission Seat 3: Jessica Davis and Deirdre Perry

In the race for DeLand City Commission Seat 3, incumbent Jessica Davis is running against newcomer Deirdre Perry. The election is Aug. 23. → Read More

Meet DeLand's 3 mayoral candidates: Chris Cloudman, Buz Nesbit and Reggie Williams

With longtime Mayor Bob Apgar not seeking reelection, residents will choose between three candidates to serve as the city's next leader. → Read More

ME STRONG 5K making a comeback with help from Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation

Founders of ME STRONG, a DeLand-based nonprofit raising funds for cancer patients with an annual 5K, thought the 2022 race was their last. It's not. → Read More

Volusia County man charged after shooting landlord/boss in the face, deputies say

A Volusia County man is charged with attempted first-degree murder after shooting his landlord/boss in the face, sheriff's officials said. → Read More

Florida teen motorcyclist dies in crash on Interstate 95 in Ormond Beach area

Florida Highway Patrol troopers responded to a fatal crash Saturday evening. A boy, 16, riding a motorcycle died after hitting a guardrail. → Read More

Daytona Beach woman, 30, killed in crash on Interstate 95 in Port Orange

A 30-year-old woman died in a crash on Interstate 95 in the Port Orange area Friday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. → Read More

Brazilian man, 26, killed in I-4 wrong-way crash with Deltona driver, FHP reports

A Deltona woman driving the wrong direction on Interstate 4 collided with another car, killing the driver and seriously injuring the passenger Friday. → Read More

Could changing land development regulations help fix lack of affordable housing?

DeLand is looking into changing land development regulations to make creating affordable housing on non-conforming lots easier. → Read More

DeBary City Council unanimously approves city manager's request for $46K pay raise

The DeBary City Council unanimously voted Wednesday to give City Manager Carmen Rosamonda his requested raise of $46,090. → Read More

State Department of Environmental Protection names DeBary a Florida Trail Town

The City of DeBary this month was named an official Florida Trail Town. It's the second city in Volusia County to receive the designation. → Read More