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Palm Bay Woman Charged with 3rd DUI Arrest
PALM BAY – On December 9, 2018, at 2:40 p.m. officers were called to a hit and run crash scene involving injuries. According to the witness the vehicle that fled was a white early 2000 Chevy Express utility van that appeared to be a construction or painter van, according to the Palm Bay Police Depar
Search for Brandy Hall produces few head-scratching moments. Can grave-finding machine help?
Debbie Rogge is a resilient woman. No, she's more. She's sort of my hero. Days that start out full of hope — no matter how few pop up for the woman whose daughter went missing more than 12 years ago — inevitably end much differently. And yet she presses forward, searching, hoping, waiting for her da
What REALLY sparked Melbourne brawl that saw African gang knock out three men and steal their money
A Sudanese community leader claims 'racist words' may have sparked a Melbourne brawl that saw a gang of 20 African youths attack three men on the street. Police investigating the attack, which took place on the foreshore in St Kilda at 11.15pm on December 1, said the brutal assault was 'unprovoked'.
Brevard inmate dies after apparent medical episode during booking
WEST MELBOURNE, Fla. - A Brevard County Jail inmate died after suffering an apparent medical event Sunday during his booking procedure, sheriff's officials said. The Brevard County Sheriff's Office said Gregory Edwards, 38, of Valkaria, was pronounced dead Monday at a local hospital.
Family hires attorney after combat veteran's mysterious death following stay at Brevard County Jail
A 38-year-old combat veteran died after being arrested and taken to the Brevard County jail over the weekend. Now his family has hired a lawyer to help find out what killed Gregory Lloyd Edwards.
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.
Homeless woman, 40, arrested for ‘throwing a brick at a car carrying three women'
A 40-year-old homeless woman has handed herself into police after allegedly throwing a brick from a stolen car in a road rage attack last month. The woman allegedly hurled the brick toward three young women who were driving in another vehicle on Melbourne's Monash Freeway on November 19.
'The day you died, I died too': Mother whose 15-year-old daughter took her own life after being gang raped pens heartbreaking letter to her 'angel'
A broken mother has penned a letter to her teenage daughter three years after she committed suicide following years of bullying and a gang rape. Linda Trevan, from Melbourne, posted the heart wrenching tribute to her daughter on Facebook on Wednesday.
2 Woman Charged with Using Children to Conceal Stolen Merchandise
MELBOURNE – Two Brevard County Women were charged with Contributing to Delinquency of Children among other charges. On Sunday, December 9, 2018, two women were arrested at the Melbourne Walmart, located at 8500 N Wickham Rd after a loss prevention officer observed them traveling throughout the store
Shannon Lewis hired as Melbourne city manager on a permanent basis
Shannon Lewis has been promoted as Melbourne's new city manager. Lewis had served as interim city manager since Nov. 27, the night former city manager Mike McNees was fired by a 4-3 Melbourne City Council vote.
First Annual Brevard Music Festival
PALM BAY – The First Annual Brevard Music Festival will be Saturday, December 15, 2018, 3 PM at Space Coast Harley-Davidson, located at 1440 Sportsman Ln NE, in Palm Bay. The Brevard Music Festival attracts a diverse, family-friendly crowd primarily from the coastal region of Brevard County, Florida
Brevard County arrests dozens in operation targeting drug dealers
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - Authorities arrested 35 people and continue to search for 14 more after a lengthy investigation targeting drug dealers in Brevard County, officials said Monday.
Eye injections are 'magic bullets' for retinal disease
Every few weeks or so, Oswald Purdie receives an injection into both of his eyes. Yes, it is cringeworthy, but Purdie hasn’t minded the routine for three years, for the procedure has allowed him to regain his sight.
Brevard County couple describes pain of losing granddaughter in house fire
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - A Brevard County couple that lost their six-year-old granddaughter and their home in a fire last week are in desperate need of virtually everything. The girl's school is now collecting clothing and supplies to help the family.
Melbourne Beach condo damages spur lawsuit, code enforcement case since Hurricane Irma
MELBOURNE BEACH — A $10 million insurance dispute remains unresolved at the Versailles Sur La Mer condominium complex, which has sat vacant since shortly after Hurricane Irma's rain bands struck in September 2017.
Debby Ryan Jets Off To Melbourne With Her Musician Beau Josh Dun
Debby Ryan and her Twenty One Pilots boyfriend Josh Dun strolled together hand in hand through the Adelaide airport on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The couple was on their way to board a plane to Melbourne.
Woman gets 10 years in prison for plot to kill her husband
MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for manipulating her son to kill his father. Florida Today reports that 54-year-old Sharon Myers was sentenced last week. She was convicted of manslaughter in May.
Operation Hope to giveaway turkeys, in need of toys for children
The calls are still coming in for Jesse Zermeno, mostly from parents talking with him about the hardships some are facing for the upcoming Christmas holiday. “What I’m hearing is a lot of people who need some help, who have two or three children and are facing tough times this Christmas,” said Zerme
Old School Pizza near Melbourne High School closes
MELBOURNE — A "permanently closed" note now greets potential patrons on the dining-room doors at Old School Pizza's midtown restaurant:. "We appreciate your loyalty to us through the last 5 years and we are truly sorry for any inconvenience," the note reads.
Woman convicted, sentenced to 10 years in plot to murder husband
A Melbourne woman was convicted last week after a jury found that she directed a plot to kill her husband at their Merritt Island home just over 10 years ago, according to court records.