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McDonald's in Melbourne locked down after shooting threat
MELBOURNE — A man implied a shooting would happen at a beachside McDonald's on Wednesday, shutting down the business until he was taken into custody, police said.
Accused drug dealer flees police on foot through Palm Bay High campus near midnight
Crime dropped more than 4 percent in Brevard County in 2017, with northern and central cities experiencing sizable drops, according to statistics released by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. GINNY BEAGAN/FLORIDA TODAYWochit
Melbourne Police Department Welcomes Newest Officers, Committed to Hiring Only the Best
Melbourne Police Chief David Gillespie welcomed the newest members of MPD including, left to right, Ofc. Roger Aleong, Ofc. Joseph Aiani, Ofc. Charles DiNapoli, Chief Gillespie, Ofc. Evan Jones, Ofc. Roger Mason, Ofc. Skyler Philbin and Ofc. Andrew Samuels. (MPD image)
Woman tries to throw Pine-Sol in man's eyes for not giving her money to buy meth - Palm Bay Daily
Police met with the victim at the apartment where he told officers that his live-in girlfriend, 40-year-old Taryn Ann Velez, were in an argument. During the incident, Velez allegedly tried to throw Pine-Sol into his eyes but missed, according to the affidavit.
Florida man steals cart full of items, tries selling them in store parking lot, police say
MELBOURNE, Fla.- A Florida man is accused of stealing a shopping cart full of items from a Walmart and trying to sell them in the store''s parking lot, according to police.
Man Arrested After Masturbating at Palm Bay Water Treatment Plant - Palm Bay Daily
As officers with the Palm Bay Police Department arrived, they observed a vehicle fleeing the area. The driver matched the description and clothing given by the worker at the plant, according to the affidavit.
Baby sloth at Brevard Zoo loves eyebrows
A new baby sloth born at Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, Florida, is making itself at home and showing some love to its caretakers.
Come Stroll, Sip, Nibble During 3rd Annual Downtown Melbourne Food & Wine Festival Saturday
Melbourne Main Street will present the third annual Downtown Melbourne Food & Wine Festival on Saturday, November 17, 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Did your election vote count in Brevard County? Here's how residents can find out
"In the age of social media, everything becomes truth if you read it online. It is unfortunately instilling fear and unnecessary concern in voters," Scott said.
Space Coast Lightfest Beginning Soon in Melbourne - Palm Bay Daily
MELBOURNE, Florida – TheSpace Coast Lightfestwill be open to the public Monday, November 19th, 2018 – Tuesday, January 1st, 2019 6:30 p.m. until 10:00 pm in Wickham Park, in Melbourne.
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch as seen through the eyes of a civilian
My colleague, FLORIDA TODAY photographer Malcolm Denemark, tells me, “This place is usually packed.” But not today, most likely because of the weather.
SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket from Space Coast and lands it
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket Thursday afternoon from the Kennedy Space Center and landed it on a droneship off the coast of Florida. The unmanned rocket carried the Es'hail-2 communications satellite built by Mitsubishi and owned by the nation of Qatar. >>
Palm Bay man charged with indecent exposure at water plant
The incident, resulting in a misdemeanor charge for indecent exposure, happened shortly after midnight at the Palm Bay Water Treatment Plant, 250 Osmosis Drive Southeast. A staff member watching the cameras saw the man, later identified as Nicholas Jack Heinzen, 20, of the 300 block of Abernathy Cir
Orthopedic surgeon to join CFVH staff
He started in the mountains of Colorado, lived in the deserts of the Middle East, moved to the swamps of Florida and soon he'll be in the Rockies of Montana as a member of Clark Fork Valley Hospital.
SpaceX rocket launch scheduled Thursday afternoon from Cape Canveral
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Keep your eye to the sky Thursday afternoon.SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral at 3:46 p.m.The rocket will send a communications satellite into orbit for Qatar and neighboring countries to help with broadcast and broadband connectivity.The comm
Melbourne man covered in spaghetti during an argument - Palm Bay Daily
MELBOURNE, Florida – On Sunday at approximately 5:00 a.m., the Melbourne Police Department was dispatched to an apartment where a man was covered in spaghetti. The man told officers that his girlfriend of 17 years made a mess of their apartment during an argument.
Brevard election ballot recounts to begin for statewide, Melbourne Beach races
What's more, aside from the headline-grabbing statewide races, a razor-thin margin of six votes in a Melbourne Beach Town Commissioner race has also triggered a machine recount.
George Zimmerman enters plea after misdemeanor stalking charge
George Zimmerman entered a plea of no contest Tuesday after being charged withmisdemeanor stalkingback in May.Police said Zimmerman sent 67 texts, made 55 phone calls, left 36 voicemails and sent 27 emails to a private investigator who contacted him on behalf of a documentary production regarding th
Child in car seat found on side of the road; parents charged
The boy's parents were charged with felonies for neglect of the boy, who sat outside the couple's home for possibly 45 minutes, according to the arrest affidavits.
Melbourne detective writes drug search warrant for wrong home, resigns
“It was frightening. I’ve never seen anything like that. You can see it in newsreels and movies, but you don’t expect it in front of your house,” she said. “It took a lot out of her.”