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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

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

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

Two transported after Garden Street wreck in Titusville

Two people were injured during a wreck involving three vehicles Monday evening. Titusville fire rescue personnel responded to the scene at Garden Street and Christian Street near the McDonald's at approximately 6:30 p.m. Two people were transported by ground, and a trauma alert was issued for on

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-03-19 22:50:28

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

Husband of teacher who exposed school shooting threat speaks to 9 Investigates

TITUSVILLE, Fla. - The husband of a teacher, who first spoke up about an apparent school shooting plot at Brevard's Astronaut High School in 2017, is now sharing details about why he went to police. He made the call to Titusville police after his wife's chain of command at the school determined the

WFTV - 2018-03-21 02:56:43

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


TRAFFIC ALERT: Multiple Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Eastbound Garden St. and SR 406 in Titusville

BREVARD COUNTY TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA - Titusville Police have responded to a traffic crash Monday night involving multiple vehicles on eastbound Garden St. at SR 406. A spokesperson with Titusville Police Department says all eastbound lanes on Garden Street (SR 406) are closed and being detoured throu

SPACECOASTDAILY.COM - 2018-03-19 23:52:07

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

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


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


BDB: Do I smell the next trend? Get married ... inside Walmart?! It's legit.

The retail world is a crazy place right now. What with Winn-Dixie and Claire's filing bankruptcy in the past week, it's enough to make a 90s kid start to question reality. Add in the mass closures of Toys R Us, and we may need therapy. It's survival of the fittest for stores right now, or rather, s

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-03-19 21:55:03

Restaurant review: La Catrina in Cocoa Beach could serve the area's best Mexican food

La Catrina, which opened recently in Cocoa Beach, may be the area's best Mexican restaurant. Photos and review by Lyn Dowling. Video by Suzy Fleming Leonard. Uploaded March 19, 2018. Wochit A long time ago, after a Brevard County Manatees' game in Daytona Beach, the team's then-general manager, Buc

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-03-19 19:41:45

Outpouring response after restaurant worker refuses to serve officer

It has been just over a month since a McDonald's employee in Palm Bay refused to serve Police Lt. Tim Lancaster his order on a Friday afternoon. "I was shocked, that's a good word," Lancaster, a 23-year veteran of the police force, told FLORIDA TODAY in February about the incident. "I never thought


Police: Ocean Breeze Elementary School Student Had 'Kill List'

INDIAN HARBOUR BEACH, Florida - A student at Ocean Breeze Elementary School who was investigated in February for allegedly saying that he wanted to be a school shooter was once again investigated in March for allegedly saying that he had a kill list, according to the Indian Harbour Beach Police Depa


Nurse charged with stealing fentanyl from Merritt Island surgery center

Subscribed, but don't have a login? After a months-long investigation, a Merritt Island Surgery Center nurse was arrested Tuesday for systematically stealing fentanyl meant to be used as an anesthetic during operations. Officers say Kirsten McDonough, a 51-year-old Rockledge woman, would sign out t


Two arrested after Titusville Craigslist armed robbery

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Two suspects lured a Craigslist seller to a Titusville bank only to rob the victim at gunpoint Thursday afternoon, police said. The unidentified victim showed up to the Barna Avenue Bank of America after arranging to meet with the suspects over text. [Nurse cha


Off-Duty Fire Rescue Lieutenant Helps Rockledge Man Pull Merritt Island Woman From Burning Car

Florida Highway Patrol units responded to two-vehicle crash early Friday morning that resulted in one of the vehicles catching fire and an off-duty Orange County Fire Rescue Lieutenant pulling one of the drivers to safety from a burning car on State Road 528, over the St. Johns River Bridge. (FHP Im