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TRAFFIC ALERT: Multi-vehicle crash on I-95 near Palm Bay

Motorists can expect delays on Interstate 95 in south Brevard County as Brevard County Rescue crews respond to a multi-vehicle crash near Palm Bay. The crash was reported about noon Tuesday at mile marker 163, close to the Indian River County line. Both northbound lanes are blocked. Rescue crews req

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-03-20 16:11:49

VIDEO: Brevard County Sheriff's Office Names Michael Justin Gibbs Fugitive of the Week

ABOVE VIDEO: Brevard County Sheriff's Office has named 21-year-old Michael Justin Gibbs BCSO's fugitive of the week in the latest installment of 'Wheel of Fugitive.' BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA -Brevard County Sheriff's Office has named 21-year-old Michael Justin Gibbs BCSO's fugitive of the week in the

SPACECOASTDAILY.COM - 2018-03-20 23:59:59

Day After Burger at Roots Restaurant Tavern in Melbourne is packed with beef and surprises

If you prefer conformity in burgers, you probably wouldn't be keen on the Day After Burger, for this a sandwich that is out of the ordinary. Presented by the Roots Restaurant Tavern in downtown Melbourne, the Day after Burger ($15.95) first and foremost, huge. The full pounder, served with waffle f

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-03-20 19:59:12

Crash traps 2 adults, 2 children in Melbourne, officials say

MELBOURNE, Fla. - One adult was airlifted to an area hospital after a vehicle rolled and trapped two adults and two children Sunday at State Road 192 and St. Johns Heritage Parkway, officials said. Brevard County Fire Rescue crews said the other adult and two children were taken to an area hospital


Previously on Murder on the Space Coast: What happened to Brandy Hall?

News columnist John A. Torres has spent the last six months investigating the disappearance of Malabar firefighter Brandy Hall. The result is the third season of the award-winning podcast 'Murder on the Space Coast' titled: "Where is Brandy Hall?" You can listen to the free podcast on most major pod

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-03-20 01:59:22

Palm Bay Police Investigating Woodstock Drive Shooting

PALM BAY, Florida - Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a 23-year-old man who was allegedly shot while driving through southwestern Palm Bay on Sunday night. "He said there was an altercation and that he was shot in the lower body," said Lt. Steve Bland of the Palm Bay Police Dep

PALMBAYDAILY.COM - 2018-03-20 17:29:13

Our first interstellar visitor likely came from two-star system

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Our first known interstellar visitor likely came from a two-star system. That's the latest from astronomers who were amazed by the mysterious cigar-shaped object, detected as it passed through our inner solar system last fall. The University of Toronto's Alan Jackson reported

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-20 18:32:44

Severe weather, hot temperatures precede cold front on Treasure Coast

Severe weather with strong thunderstorms and gusty winds could reach the Treasure Coast tonight in your Treasure Coast forecast for March 20, 2018. CHERYL MCCLOUD/TCPALM Wochit Vero Beach rang in the first day of spring with an unexpected heat wave that pushed temperatures to the warmest they've be

TCPALM - 2018-03-20 19:54:39

Severe storms expected tonight ahead of cold front

Nearly record-breaking heat blanketed the Treasure and Space coasts Monday with temperatures reaching 89 degrees in Vero - a high last set in 2003 - and 90 degrees in Melbourne. But Florida's spring weather pattern is expected to prove once again it is as indecisive as a couple choosing a movie on

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-03-20 11:45:12

Police: Man says he was shot in Palm Bay compound

Palm Bay police were working to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting of a 23-year-old man taking a late night drive through the compound. The victim told police that he was driving about 11 p.m. Sunday along Woodstock Drive in the mostly remote area in the southwest section of the ci


Brevard County commissioners back deals to get out of golf course business

It looks like Brevard County's three golf courses will be out of the county's hands by October. County commissioners on Tuesday voted 4-1 to approve transferring The Savannahs golf course on Merritt Island to The Savannahs at Sykes Creek Homeowners' Association. Interim Assistant Brevard County Mana

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-03-20 21:52:16

Cat lost in Florida during 2004 hurricane reunites with owner after 14 years

FORT PIERCE, Fla. - The Humane Society of the Treasure Coast in Florida takes in plenty of stray cats, many of which are either lost or in need of a loving home. "Let me tell you, this is why I love working here," said volunteer program coordinator Sarah Fisher. Two weeks ago, an orange tabby cat sh

NEWS5CLEVELAND.COM - 2018-03-20 12:40:08

Mystery solved: Tips lead to suspected vandal in Punisher T-shirt at FPL solar farm

Authorities are crediting several residents with helping to solve the mystery of who shot up a Florida Power and Light sign and other property at the company's Barefoot Bay solar farm. Michael Bradley Raglan, 35, of Barefoot Bay was charged with criminal mischief after several residents called to id


Snapper fishing was red hot off Indian River, St. Lucie shores | Fishing Report

Friday, a pair of humpback whales was seen offshore of Fort Pierce Inlet by anglers aboard several different vessels. NOAA whale officials remind boaters to remain at least 100 yards away from humpback whales and 500 yards away from right whales. VIDEO CONTRIBUTED BY KENNY COSTELLO Wochit Capt. Ter

TCPALM - 2018-03-19 21:31:08

Man Arrested For Disorderly Intoxication At Sebastian ShrimpFest

SEBASTIAN, Florida - Police made only one arrest during last weekend's ShrimpFest, an Indian River Harbour Beach man who already appeared intoxicated when he arrived to Sebastian. Tre Scott Bishop, 24, who witnesses say showed signs of intoxication when he arrived at Riverview Park, was charged with

SEBASTIANDAILY.COM - 2018-03-19 18:33:44

Giraffe born at Brevard Zoo, first steps captured on video

MELBOURNE, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - The Brevard Zoo says that a new giraffe calf was born on March 17th. The male was born to 16-year-old Milenna in the early evening hours that day. Gestation lasted 13 to 15 months. The father, 19-year-old Rafiki, has sired all 11 calves at the zoo. The zoo says that t

FOX35ORLANDO.COM - 2018-03-19 18:13:00

Palm Bay firefighters rescue trapped dog

PALM BAY, Fla (WOFL FOX 35) - The luck of the Irish didn't run out for one Palm Bay pup. On Sunday, Palm Bay firefighters were called out to a nearby storm drain after reports a dog fell in and became trapped. The Palm Bay Fire Rescue posted these photos on their twitter page confirming the dog's sa


Two identified in deadly Port St. John crash

Florida Highway Patrol investigators identified the two people killed in a head-on traffic crash late Saturday. The two-vehicle crash happened about 9:30 p.m. on State Road 407, also known as Challenger Memorial Parkway, near Interstate 95. Troopers said that a 2016 Ford Edge driven by Argelio Chapp


Motorcycle crashes reported throughout Brevard

St. Patrick's Day got off to an ignominious start as motorcycle crashes were reported throughout the county Friday night and into Saturday afternoon. Details are scarce as first responders scramble to crashes reported in Titusville, Melbourne, and Palm Bay. A motorcycle crash was reported at 1:30 p.


Westgate Resorts Releases Details On $14 Million Transformation of Cocoa Beach Resort, Includes Lazy River

The new centerpiece of the beachfront resort will be complimentary guest access to a 75,000-gallon tropical-themed waterpark featuring action slides, a splash pad and a 335-foot lazy river. (Westgate Resorts Image) BREVARD COUNTY COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA - Coming summer 2018, Wakulla Suites will be comp