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Eau Gallie High School Student Arrested for Punching Autistic Brother

MELBOURNE – Stephen Gregory Pace, 18, was arrested at Eau Gallie High School on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, for Aggravated Battery Domestic Violence. Pace committed the crime of Aggravated Battery Domestic Violence by punching his 11-year-old brother on the right eye with a closed fist to intentional


Florida driver's licenses could soon be stored on smart phones

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Florida could become one of the first states to allow electronic versions of driver’s licenses. The licenses would be stored on cellphones as proof of identification.


Fugitive of the Week Last Seen in Palm Bay

PALM BAY – Dylan Daniel Altvater, 25, has been chosen as the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office “Fugitive of the Week.” So, let’s help them get him off the streets. On September 22, 2017, Altvater was charged with Grand Theft of a Motor Vehicle, and 2 counts of Burglary of a Conveyance. On November 27,


Man arrested for stabbing ex-girlfriend's dad: police

PALM BAY, Fla. (CBS12) — A Palm Bay man stabbed his ex-girlfriend's father after breaking into their home Wednesday, according to police. Twenty-nine year old Jeffrey Eugene Williams is currently facing charges of attempted murder, aggravated battery, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, burglar


PAUL ALFREY: Tallahassee Politicians Got It Wrong, But Melbourne Will Get a Chance to Make It Right

SPACE COAST DAILY TV EXCLUSIVE: PART I – Space Coast Daily TV brings you the Brevard County Legislative Delegation meeting, which was held in the Palm Bay City Council Chambers January 15.


Deputies: Attempted robber gets beat down from clerk

MELBOURNE, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - A Melbourne man is being held in the Orange County Jail, after workers were able to stop an armed robbery with some of their own muscle. When deputies arrived to the gas station, workers had the suspect held down. They say it was the second place he tried to rob in th


Court denies judgment in employment discrimination case against Brevard County sheriff

ORLANDO -- A U.S. district court in Florida has denied a motion for summary judgment filed in an employment discrimination case against the Brevard County sheriff. U.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton Jr., on Jan. 7 denied both Romel Saweress and Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey's separate motions for


Toddler falls from second floor of Indialantic home, police say

INDIALANTIC, Fla. - A toddler fell from the second floor of a barrier island home Tuesday afternoon, Melbourne police said. News 6 partner Florida Today reported that the incident happened shortly after 5 p.m. in the 400 block of Peregrine Drive, Indialantic, police said. The child was flown to a tr


Man arrested on child pornography charges met victim through Fortnite, AG Moody says

A Broward man was arrested Thursday after accusations that he brought a Brevard County 17-year-old to South Florida for sex and creating child pornography. Prosecutors allege 41-year-old Anthony Gene Thomas connected with his victim through Fortnite, a wildly popular online video game.


Florida deputy fired, 9 released from jail after false drug arrests

STUART, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a Florida deputy has been fired, and nine people he arrested on drug charges have been released from jail. Treasure Coast Newspapers reports that Martin County Sheriff Will Snyder announced Deputy Steven O'Leary's termination during a news conference Tuesday.


Push to save historic cemetery in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - It is a cemetery forgotten by time. Now, two friends are taking it on themselves to restore honor to the dead. The Shady Oaks Cemetery, in Melbourne, Florida, dates back to the early 1900s. Some of the deceased were veterans, and their headstones are in disrepair. Man


Brevard County man set free after being jailed on manslaughter charge for 3 years

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - A Brevard County man was released from jail Tuesday evening, three years after being arrested on manslaughter charges. A judge dismissed the case against Warren Buchanan, citing Florida's "stand your ground" law.


Florida man used 'Fortnite' to target teen for sex, and there could be 20 more victims: authorities

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. — The massively popular "Fortnite" game served as a platform to connect a 41-year-old South Florida man to a teen and lure them into possible sexual activity, authorities allege.


Palm Bay Adventurers Club Offers Trips to Braves and Mets Spring Games

PALM BAY – The Palm Bay Parks & Recreation Department and the Palm Bay Adventurers Club are hosting trips to select Major League Baseball Spring Training games of the Atlanta Braves and the New York Mets.


After years in shelters 'Cat' the dog is adopted from SPCA of Brevard

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - After being at the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Brevard for almost a year, and another shelter before that, Cat the dog found her forever home Thursday.


Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

MELBOURNE, Fla. – As Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas returned to Port Canaveral following an outbreak that sickened hundreds, a teen died after falling from the company’s sister ship, Harmony of the Seas.


2019 Melbourne Air & Space Show to Feature North American Debut of F-35 Lightning II Demo Team

AIRSHOW SET FOR Orlando-Melbourne International Airport March 30-31 BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA– The 2019 Melbourne Air & Space Show will feature the North American debut of the U.S. Air Force F-35 Lightning II Demo Team when it returns to Orlando-Melbourne International Airport, March 30-31


Sebastian Woman Abandons Baby in Roadway

SEBASTIAN – A woman is being held at the Indian River County Jail on $15,000 bond, according to authorities. Katelynn Dellilo, 21, of Sebastian, was charged with child neglect on Wednesday afternoon.


IMAGES: Brevard Fire Rescue Units Responded to Two Serious Collisions Involving Multiple Vehicles

Both incidents requiring extrication to free occupants. BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County Fire Rescue personnel had a busy Wednesday morning as units responded to two serious collisions involving multiple vehicles in Brevard County.


Tank America brings tactical realism to laser tag

MELBOURNE – Tank America has garnered attention with its ability to offer visitors the chance to drive an actual tank, but the militaristic aspects the themed park offers doesn't stop there.