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Weather forecast is fine for SpaceX launch and vice president's visit to Cape Canaveral
Vice President Mike Pence has picked a good day to visit the Space Coast for a rocket launch. Tuesday morning offers an 80 percent chance of favorable conditions for SpaceX's planned 9:11 a.m. launch of a Falcon 9 rocket and the first in a new generation of satellites modernizing the Global Position
Skydiving Santas Jump From Planes onto Cocoa Beach
COCOA BEACH, Fla. -- Instead of looking at the surf, many Cocoa Beach visitors were looking at the sky on Saturday. About 100 Santas, and elves, jumped from planes at about 11 a.m. until the early after. At times, the weather wasn't cooperating.
Chilly start! Stormy weather expected later this week across Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. - It's a chilly start to the week Monday as colder and drier air moved into Central Florida. It will be sunny a cool with an average high of 66 degrees across Central Florida, Certified meteorologist Brian Shields said.
Cops: South Florida teacher professed love for 13-year-old student, didn't mind 'facing the devil'
DORAL, Fla. — A South Florida teacher is facing multiple charges after police say she professed her love for and tried to kiss a 13-year-old student. Andrea Jimenez, 47, surrendered to police Friday to face charges including lewd and lascivious conduct on a child and attempted lewd and lascivious co
Multiple mobile homes on fire in West Cocoa
COCOA, Fla. - Brevard County Fire Rescue officials said they are working Wednesday afternoon to put out a fire in Cocoa involving multiple mobile homes. The fire was reported in the 1600 block of Lake Drive in West Cocoa. Three mobile homes were fully involved around 1 p.m.
Red Cross, neighbors help Cocoa families displaced by fires
COCOA, Fla. - Two sets of residents in two Cocoa mobile home communities cannot spend the holidays at home this year. The Space Coast Chapter of the American Red Cross is helping families displaced by two fires, which destroyed multiple mobile homes in different neighborhoods Wednesday.
Best mates until the end: Friends, 27, died in each other arms after their Mercedes smashed through a barricade and sank in a swamp - as their desperate attempts to escape the submerged car are revealed
Two best mates who died after their car careered off a road, through a barricade and into a swamp west of Melbourne were found holding each other in the submerged vehicle. Jason Gilham, 27, and Brad Dobney, 27, had been friends since primary school, and were both working as mechanics when they died.
Palm Bay to get cooler nights with rain later in the week
PALM BAY – Things are dry in Palm Bay, as most of Brevard County is going through a moderate drought. Rain was predicted last Friday, but strong southern winds kept the showers and thunderstorms north near Orlando.
WATCH: ‘On the Town’ at the Merritt Island Boat Parade, Space Coast Daily Christmas Party
Hear special holiday greetings from some notable Brevard County residents. SPACE COAST DAILY TV: Space Coast Daily’s Alan Zlotorzynski and Gina Liberto were “On the Town” at the Merritt Island Boat Parade and Space Coast Daily Christmas Party. They also have some special holiday greetings from some
Florida veteran dies after genitals become gangrenous; family blames nursing home: report
An 84-year-old Army veteran in Jacksonville, Florida, died after he reportedly developed a gangrene infection in his genitals. Now his family members allege the nursing home where the veteran lived ignored his condition until it was too late.
Brevard County authorities investigating 4 house fires
COCOA, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - Four mobile homes were destroyed in four separate fires in Cocoa on Wednesday. The Brevard County Fire Chief says the cause is under investigation. You could see the orange ball of flames caught on cell phone video from down the road here on Gatewood Street in West Cocoa.
Palm Bay Woman Arrested for DUI, Heroin & Cocaine
PALM BAY – On Thursday, December 13, 2018, the Brevard County Sheriff Office received a call in reference to a reckless driver in the area of Valkaria Rd and US Highway 1 in Grant. The caller advised the vehicle was a gray and gave the license plate number.
Carnival to debut roller coaster on new cruise ship
PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - A roller coaster at sea is coming to Carnival Cruise Line. Carnival announcing BOLT: Ultimate Sea Coaster aboard the cruise line's all-new Mardi Gras ship, which debuts in 2020.
Santas taking to the sky, jumping out of planes at Cocoa Beach
While most people look to the sky on Christmas Eve to catch a glimpse of Santa and his reindeer, visitors to Cocoa Beach might see Santa flying through the air more than a week sooner.
SpaceX to launch GPS satellite from Cape Canaveral in first national security mission
For its 2018 finale, SpaceX on Tuesday morning will attempt to launch what the company and the Air Force are calling an “historic” mission from Cape Canaveral. The launch will be SpaceX’s first of a national security mission, carrying the first in a new generation of satellites modernizing the Globa
Man Attempts to Stop Vehicles with a Pipe in Melbourne
MELBOURNE – On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, the Melbourne Police Department received an anonymous call about a bald white male, in his 40’s with dark colored pants standing in the roadway pointing a pipe at vehicles snd attempting to stop them with the pipe.
Mike Pence headed to Cape Canaveral to watch first SpaceX GPS III launch
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Vice President Mike Pence will be among the many spectators as SpaceX launches its very first Air Force Global Positioning System III satellite Dec. 18, News 6 partner Florida Today reports.
Police: Man injured in officer-involved shooting in Cocoa
COCOA, Fla. - A Cocoa Beach police officer shot and injured a man early Tuesday morning while responding to a call involving suspicious activity, the Cocoa Police Department said.
‘Wheel of Fugitive’ Target Julius Jose Tamayo Arrested By Brevard County Sheriff’s Office
EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is written by Brevard Sheriff Wayne Ivey. BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Our Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit arrested last night’s featured “Wheel of Fugitive®️” target, Julius Jose Tamayo.
Good Samaritan deputy praised for assistance
BREVARD COUNTY — On Nov. 16th, Cocoa resident, Joan Randazzo, was left stranded at a Greyhound bus stop late that Friday night in Viera. Her luggage had been lost and shuffled to the wrong destinations.