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Rockledge man arrested for using cellphone to download child porn

Isaac Levinsky, 34, of the 3500 block of Fodder Drive, faces two counts of possession of child pornography. He was released Friday from the Brevard County Jail on $150,000 bond.

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-06-24 01:05:00

Downed power line reported in Cocoa

Lightning strikes are suspected of causing fires throughout the county Friday evening. Fires were reported in Cocoa, Palm Bay, and Mims.

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-06-22 23:32:00

Man drowns in Cocoa pond while trying to save girlfriend

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Brevard County Fire Rescue Firefighters Install Free Smoke Detectors For Those in Need

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Thanks to a grant, Brevard County Fire Rescue has been installing free smoke detectors to those in need throughout the Space Coast.

SPACECOASTDAILY.COM - 2018-06-24 00:00:00

Teens accused of mocking man as he drowned in pond won't be prosecuted

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla.- A group of teenagersaccused of filming and mocking a manas he drowned in a pond at a Cocoa park won't be prosecuted for failing to get the man help in his final moments, officials from the Brevard County State Attorney's Office said Friday.

CLICK ORLANDO - 2018-06-22 17:37:21

Cocoa police: Man forced 2 children under 12 to commit about 100 sex acts over 2 years

Cocoa policebegan investigating Tuesday when a woman reported one of her daughters said James Delosa, 32, sexually assaulted her and another girl, according to an arrest affidavit.


Weather alert: Strong thunderstorm tracked over south Brevard

At 2:17 p.m. the National Weather Service Melbourne was tracking a thunderstorm over West Melbourne and Palm Bay, moving northwest at 10 mph. The storm is capable of 40 mph winds and deadly lightning.Affected areas include Palm Bay, Melbourne, Satellite Beach, Malabar and Indialantic.Authorities adv

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-06-23 19:33:00

'She saved our lives':12-year-old saves family from Cocoa fire

"We looked outside and it was just engulfed in flames, like huge," Kyle Bramkamp, a neighbor, said.


Teens who recorded, taunted drowning man in Cocoa will not be prosecuted

The drowning, captured on phone video, shocked Central Florida and sparked debate in the state Legislature.

WESH - 2018-06-22 21:32:00

Fundraiser for Cocoa homicide victim

One of the assailants, identified as Rahkwon Shiem Yarveez Oquendo, 22, was fatally wounded by the gunfire and collapsed in the street. Howard, also shot multiple times, was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.


Person struck by lightning in Viera, sheriff's office says

VIERA, Fla.- One person was taken to the hospital after being struck by lightning in Viera during a storm Friday, according to the Brevard County Sheriff's Office.

CLICK ORLANDO - 2018-06-22 22:16:02

2 injured after vehicle strikes building in Titusville

Titusville police are investigating after a vehicle crashed into a building in the 4500 block of South Washington Avenue Friday morning.A man and a child received non-life-threatening injuries in the crash, according to Titusville Police Department. No other injuries were reported as a result of the

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-06-22 13:22:00

Man fires shot into Melbourne ice cream shop during robbery

MELBOURNE, Fla.- A man fired a shot through a walk-up window at a Melbourne ice cream shop during a robbery Thursday night, according to police.

CLICK ORLANDO - 2018-06-22 09:54:43

2 dead after shooting during attempted home invasion in Cocoa, police say

The dead have been identified as Jaleen Malik Howard, 19, who police said was the victim of the attempted home invasion, and Rahkwon Shiem Yarveez Oquendo, 22.


Teens who laughed, did nothing as they recorded Cocoa man's drowning death won't be charged

A passerby found Dunn's body in a pond at Bracco Pond Park days after he had died, investigators said. In the two-and-a-half-minute video, the teenage boys can be heard yelling, "We're not going to help you and you never should have gotten in there." There is no Florida law that requires a person to

WFTV - 2018-06-22 17:33:40

Cancer cluster? 20 cases in Satellite High School graduates

It came as a complete shock to Julie Greenwalt, a Satellite Beach native and radiation oncologist in Jacksonville, who knows only too well that such cancer rarely strikes people under 40. Making it worse, the news arrived just 10 months after her best friend, a fellow Satellite High graduate, lost h

CLICK ORLANDO - 2018-06-22 15:00:39

4 displaced after mobile home fire in Cocoa

(Photo: Screenshot//Contributed by Brevard County Fire Rescue)The Red Cross was called to assist four people Wednesday night who were displaced when a fire broke out at a double-wide mobile home in Cocoa, Brevard County Fire Rescue officials said.More:Firefighters respond to blaze at Titusville home


Melbourne police asking for public's help to find man after armed robbery

Police responded at 9:54 p.m. to Del's Freeze, 402 N. Harbor City Blvd., to a report of an armed robbery.

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-06-22 12:05:00

2 sea turtles released by Brevard Zoo

Green sea turtles are considered endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature due to due to human hunting, entanglement in fishing equipment, marine debris, shrinking beaches, pollution and climate change.


Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier’s Rikki Tiki Tavern Selected Among 10 Best Florida Beach Bars

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The year after its opening, the Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier’s Rikki Tiki Tavern has been named one of the 10 Best Beach Bars in Florida byCoastal Livingmagazine – the only bar in Brevard County to be awarded the honor.