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Two People Killed After Pickup Truck Crashes Into Motorcycle In South Brevard

crash happened around 4:15 p.m. BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Two people were killed Saturday afternoon when a pickup truck crashed into a motorcycle on Babcock St. and Burgandy St.


Couple left homeless after boat sinks in Cocoa, police say

COCOA, Fla. — A couple is homeless after their sailboat sank Friday afternoon. Cocoa police said the boat was anchored off the water of Lee Wenner Park. A man and his wife was returning to their home when they saw their boat sinking.


14-year-old dies after shooting near Mall at Millenia in Orlando, deputies say

ORLANDO, Fla. - A 14-year-old boy has died after a shooting near the Mall at Millenia on Saturday, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said the shooting occurred near J R Street and Star Bright Drive around 6 p.m.


SpaceX Crew Dragon vehicle experiences 'anomaly' during test

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - During a series of engine tests Saturday afternoon, a SpaceX official said a Crew Dragon vehicle experienced an “anomaly," which witnesses said sent a large plume of smoke into the sky at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.


Brevard County man used device to film teenage girl showering, deputies say

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - A man was arrested after officials with the Brevard County Sheriff's Office said he used a device to film a teenage girl who was house sitting. According to an arrest report, two high school-aged girls were house-sitting for Jonathan Moist in May 2018. When they came back to h


A Florida deputy is under investigation after viral video appears to show him slamming teen's head into the ground

(CNN) — A Broward County sheriff's deputy is on "restricted administrative assignment" after a video surfaced that appears to show him slamming a teenage boy's head into the ground and then punching the teen in the head.


State Attorney to Seek Death Penalty for Man Accused of Killing Cocoa Mom of 4

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — The State Attorney’s Office said Thursday that its planning to seek the death penalty for the man accused of murdering Tashaun Jackson, a Cocoa mother of four.


Florida teacher to press charges against 9-year-old who allegedly punched her

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. (WESH)— A Florida elementary school teacher wants to press charges against one of her students. She claims that the 9-year-old girl hit her, and the incident happened in the classroom.


At Least 3 Dead in Boat-Related Accidents Around South Florida

At least three people died Saturday in what appears to be boat-related incidents in South Florida, officials said. In Miami Beach, a vessel crashed against rocks in the area of 1 Washington Ave., which is near South Pointe Pear, according to Miami Beach Fire.


SpaceX capsule suffers 'anomaly,' smoke seen for miles

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Officials say SpaceX's new capsule for astronauts suffered an "anomaly" during a routine engine test firing in Florida, causing smoke to be seen for miles.


2 Killed in Palm Bay Crash

PALM BAY, Fla. — Two people were killed in a Saturday afternoon crash in Palm Bay. The crash was reported at about 4:40 p.m. on Babcock Street at Burgandy Road. The Florida Highway Patrol said a driver was trying to make a left turn onto Babcock Street when it struck the right side of a second vehic


Sign warning drivers of speed trap ahead foils Florida deputies

GOLDEN GATE ESTATES, Fla. (FOX 35) - Deputies in Florida were ready to hand out tickets to speeding drivers--- except they couldn't catch any because of a very tricky sign-maker.


Florida girl, 13, left home on a scooter and hasn't been seen since

LUTZ, Fla. — A teen left on one of her brother's scooters and has been missing ever since, authorities say. Juliana Bach, 13, last was seen around 4:45 p.m. Monday at her family's home, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.


Garth Brooks concert shuts down roads at University of Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB)-- With the Garth Brooks concert set to happen Saturday evening, multiple roads will be closed. As of noon, only those with parking passes will be allowed to park on the University of Florida campus.


Police: Girl, 2, Shot With Gunfire at Florida Home

Authorities say a 2-year-old girl was wounded when a gun was fired at a Florida home. The Florida Times-Union reports three adults, the girl, her twin sister, and another boy were inside the house when the shooting happened in Jacksonville, Florida.


Tractor-Trailer Crashes into Guard Rail Early Saturday Morning On I-95 in Melbourne

Brevard County Fire Rescue units E81, R81 and Tender 81 were on the scene. BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Brevard County Fire Rescue crews responded to a tractor-trailer crash early Saturday morning about 4 a.m.


Daytona man dies in Brevard motorcycle crash

A Daytona Beach motorcyclist and his female passenger died Saturday following a two-vehicle crash in Brevard County, troopers said. The 30-year-old man, whose name has not been released, was riding his motorcycle south on South Babcock Street at about 4:15 p.m. when he was struck by a 2007 Chevy pic


Firefighters rescue horse from under fallen tree after Florida storm

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - Firefighters were able to rescue a horse after a large tree fell on the animal during a storm in Alachua County Friday. The Alachua County Fire Rescue said Sietske, a 14-year-old horse, became trapped after a giant oak tree came crashing down, pinning her significantly.


Storms in South kill girl in Florida, bring tornado threat

ATLANTA — A strong storm system barreling through the South killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida on Friday and threatened to bring tornadoes to large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia on Saturday.


LEGACY CHAMPIONS: Monroe High School Wildcats Basketball Team Ruled During the 1960s

THE 2019 SPACE COAST SPORTS HALL OF FAME Banquet and Induction Ceremony will take place at the Cocoa Beach Country Club on Friday, May 10. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS. BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA (Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame) – They may have been the very best Brevard County high school basketball team e