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Palm Bay Fire Rescue Extricates Victim of Rollover Crash into Retention Pond Near I-95
BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – Palm Bay Fire Rescue Station 1 C-Shift crews were on the scene Sunday morning around 11;30 a.m. of a rollover into a retention pond at the Palm Bay Road and Interstate 95 Northbound on-ramp.
Second student who survived Florida school shooting dies in apparent suicide, police say
A high school student who survived the 2018 school shooting in Parkland, Fla., died Saturday in an apparent suicide a week after another survivor killed herself, police said. Police received a call about a deceased person at a home Saturday night and arrived at the scene to find a juvenile who died
Brush fire in Brevard County 50 percent contained
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - A 10-to-15-acre brush fire that threatened several structures in Mims on Sunday is 50 percent contained, according to Brevard County fire officials. News 6 partner Florida Today reports that Brevard County Fire Rescue, units from the Florida Division of Forestry and the Titusv
Florida couple forgot they left their toddler at the park for hours: deputies
HAVERHILL, Fla. — A Florida couple went to the park Friday evening and seemingly forgot about one of their seven children late into the overnight hours and into the next day.
Kid Rock and 'Down to Earth' Donald Trump Enjoy Florida Golf Resort Trip That Probably Cost Taxpayers Millions
Donald Trump appeared relaxed in the wake of special counsel Robert Mueller handing in his long-awaited report on the investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election to Attorney General William Barr. On Saturday, musician Kid Rock shared a photo to Twitter of himself and the pre
‘The Price is Right Live!’ Coming to the King Center for Performing Arts Friday, April 5
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – ‘The Price is Right Live!’ is coming to the King Center for Performing Arts on Friday, April 5 at 8 p.m. The Price Is Right Live is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to hear their names called and “Come On Down” to win.
Swarms of poisonous toads hopping through South Florida city
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Poisonous toads swarming through a South Florida neighborhood have residents concerned, WPTV reported. Jennifer Quasha, who lives in the Mirabella neighborhood of Palm Beach Gardens, took photos showing thousands of dime-sized toads clogging yards, pools, patios and street
Brevard County Commissioner John Tobia Requests Brevard County Logo Change, Seeks Citizen Input
Brevard County’s previous logo redesign cost taxpayers almost $5,000. BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – It has come to my attention that our county logo may be difficult to read for people with certain eyesight conditions. Therefore, my office is seeking a redesign of our current logo.
Man Trying To Intervene in DeLand Domestic Dispute Gets Shot
DELAND, Fla. — A man was shot after trying to intervene in a domestic dispute in DeLand during the overnight, according to the DeLand Police Department. Charles Muise charged with aggravated battery with deadly weapon.
This Florida Abortion Bill Would Make Teens Prove They're "Mature" Enough
A proposed piece of legislation in Florida would make it more difficult for teenagers to end pregnancies. The Florida abortion bill would require teenagers to prove that they are mature enough to undergo the procedure before a judge officially grants them permission. Critics have argued that the bil
Deputies investigate death of man found in Apopka
APOPKA, Fla. — Authorities are investigating what led to the death of a man early Sunday morning. Around 4:20 a.m., Orange County Sheriff deputies responded to the area near Marden Road and Marden Meadows Drive, where an unresponsive man was found.
HOOK ‘EM AND BOOK ‘EM! BCSO Arrest ‘Fishing for Fugitives’ Suspect Billy Dean Caruso
ABOVE VIDEO: “Fishing for Fugitives” highlights fugitive Billy Dean Caruso as Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey comes to you from the beautiful Fox Lake Park in Titusville.
21 creepy Central Florida urban legends to keep you up at night
It may not be Halloween, but we're always in the mood for some scary stories. Thrill-seekers and history buffs, check out some of the creepiest Central Florida urban legends. You'll have a new ghost story to tell at your next party, so what's better than that? Everyone loves the unexplained.
Leesburg woman dies after being hit by two cars, police say
A 60-year-old Leesburg woman died Friday evening after she was struck twice by two cars in separate collisions, according to police. Jo Ann Taylor was crossing Pine Street, near Knott Street, around 7:30 p.m. when she was hit by a 2006 Honda sedan, said Leesburg police Capt. Joe Iozzi.
Police: Man shot in Downtown DeLand after arguing with his girlfriend
A man leaving a West Georgia Avenue bar in Downtown DeLand was shot by an apparent bystander after he and his female companion began arguing in a nearby parking lot, police said.
Brevard County, Titusville Fire Units Douse Residential Structure Fire On Harrison Street
Red Cross is assisting the occupants of the building. BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – The Titusville Fire Department, with assistance from Brevard County Fire Rescue, responded to the report at about 8:20 p.m. Saturday of a residential structure fire next door to 2147 Harrison Street.
Double Disabilities Doesn’t Stop Brevard Resident Melissa Knepper From Assisting Others
Knepper was blind at birth as a result of damaged optic nerves. WATCH: Brevard County resident Melissa Knepper is both blind and deaf, but she and her guide dog, Marisa, are determined to fundraise a minimum of $5,000 so others can have the independence of a Guide Dog, as she does.
3 shot, 1 in critical after gunfire erupts following Sumter County block party, deputies say
WILDWOOD, Fla. - Three people are recovering after being shot following a large block party in Sumter County, according to the Sumter County Sheriff's Office. The shooting happened on State Road near I-75 around 2:40 a.m. after officials said party goers left a block party on CR 235 and relocated to
Rally held for fisherman who was harassed by Sebastian homeowner
SEBASTIAN, Fla. -- A rally was held Saturday for a fisherman who was hosed down with water by a woman who claimed she owned the water where he was fishing. South of the Sebastian Inlet is Jose Ortiz's favorite fishing spot. For two decades, Ortiz has tried his luck here. But on March 14th, his luck
Sebastian River Middle School Choir Director Publishes a Novel
SEBASTIAN – Ethan Kinkle, the Sebastian River Middle School Choir Director, publishes The Night’s House, a novel he began writing after a Christmas party in December 2006. The Night’s House takes place on the shores of Cape Cod and is a Nicholas Sparks type love story about a young author who falls