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2 dead after shooting during attempted home invasion in Cocoa, police say

The dead have been identified as Jaleen Malik Howard, 19, who police said was the victim of the attempted home invasion, and Rahkwon Shiem Yarveez Oquendo, 22.

WESH - 2018-06-19 21:19:00

'I can't live without him': Florida man slain in home attack

COCOA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man has died after three people burst into his home and began shooting.Florida Todayreports19-year-old Jaleen Malik Howard was killed Tuesday at his Cocoa apartment. His girlfriend and child where present, and it's unclear if they were injured. Howard fat

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2018-06-20 10:01:43

Photos: Scene of killings in Cocoa

The scene at the Peachtree Apartments on 150 Peachtree Street, Cocoa. Just after 1:30am on Tuesday, two men died in an exchange of gunfire.

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-06-19 18:57:52

Deputies: Suspect leads bail bondsman on chase through Cocoa, Rockledge

Photo: Tyler Vazquez/Florida TodayA man suspected of violating probation led a bail bondsman on a chase through Cocoa and Rockledge on June 18, 2018, causing many crashes along the way, according to Florida Today.

CLICK ORLANDO - 2018-06-18 18:37:52

Frankie's iconic hat stolen from Frankie's Wings and Things in Melbourne

The crown worn by the King of Wings was a straw cowboy hat with a flourish of feathers at the front, and after he died in 1999, Frankie Calabrese’s family inherited it as well as Frankie’s Wings and Things.

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-06-20 13:46:00

Woman attacks kids at a motel pool

COCOA BEACH, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL)- A woman is accused of attacking kids in a motel pool, but the fight did not stop there, as she also allegedly attacked the adults who rushed in to help.

FOX35ORLANDO.COM - 2018-06-19 21:56:00

Headless alligator — also missing its gator tail — found on street in Palm Bay

"His head and his tail were chopped off," Balogh said. "It really grosses me out that people would do something like that. They're just animals. They're not aggressive. If you leave them alone, they'll leave you alone."

TCPALM - 2018-06-19 22:30:00

Decapitated, tailless alligator discovered in Palm Bay neighborhood

PALM BAY, Fla.- The mutilated body of an alligator was discovered Monday evening in the middle of a Palm Bay road, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said.

WFTV - 2018-06-20 03:21:29

Decapitated gator found in Palm Bay street

PALM BAY, Fla.- A decapitated alligator found in a Palm Bay street Monday night is under investigation by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, News 6 partnerFlorida Today reported.

CLICK ORLANDO - 2018-06-19 17:25:29

Calls for police review board after excessive force findings in Cocoa

Rev. Johnnie Dennis, president of the Cocoa chapter of the National Action Network, is leading the push for an independent watchdog of the Cocoa Police Department.

CLICK ORLANDO - 2018-06-19 21:50:13

Mims construction worker using 'man lift' critically injured in Orange County crash

Robert Alan Wilson Jr., 41, of Mims was operating a man lift — a piece of construction equipment — in a construction area in the center median of the Turnpike about 9:45 p.m. Monday.

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-06-19 13:45:00

Titusville man charged with sexual battery on unconscious woman

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

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-06-19 21:11:00

Lawmakers prohibited from entering Florida facility housing immigrant children

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, both Democrats, told reporters outside the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children that they would try to record video from inside the facility.

WESH - 2018-06-19 17:14:00

Bail bondsman chases man who tries to skip town on his bond

The suspect, 31-year-old Pedro Lopez, looked a little banged up after deputies say he tried to skip town on his bond. His bondsman was not having it though, as they say around noon on Monday, he tracked the man down and found him in his blue, four-door Dodge in Cocoa.

FOX35ORLANDO.COM - 2018-06-18 22:15:00

Investigation underway after decapitated gator found in Palm Bay street

Gator Crusader didn't forget about his gators for Valentine's Day. Watch him interact, pet alligators -- and give them a special treat, too. Footage courtesy of Michael Womer. Video posted by Jennifer Sangalang, FLORIDA TODAY.FLORIDA TODAY

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-06-19 17:04:00

3 injured in Malabar Road crash in Palm Bay

(Photo: Palm Bay Fire Rescue)Two patients were transported by air to a local hospital from a truck after Malabar Road crash Monday morning.An adult driver and two teenage passengers were injured in the Palm Bay wreck, which occurred just before 11 a.m.Palm Bay Fire Rescue extracted two patients with


Doctor asks health department to investigate cancer diagnoses in Brevard County

Dr. Julie Greenwalt, of the Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center, battled a rare, aggressive form of appendix cancer.

WFTV - 2018-06-18 23:11:32

Juneteenth festival in Cocoa celebrates black history, heritage

June 19th is a significant holiday, though not one as widely known as July 4th, to which it is often compared. For those who celebrate it, it is every bit as important.


Trump tells Pentagon to create 'Space Force' branch of military

Trump was joined by Vice President Mike Pence, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, former astronaut Buzz Aldrin and members of his space council.


NASA's record-breaking spacewoman retires

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.- NASA's record-breaking astronaut, Peggy Whitson, retired Friday less than a year after returning from her last and longest spaceflight.