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Suspect arrested after Boy Scout trailer theft

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 - 2018-08-16 21:02:00

Man arrested in Cocoa home invasion that killed a young father, police say

When authorities arrived, they found Howard and Rahkwon Oquendo, one of the suspected intruders shot by Howard in self-defense, dead.

WESH - 2018-08-15 22:00:00

Warning: Cocoa police say possible ID theft in voter application scam

On Thursday at approximately 10:45 a.m., Officer Mike Cavalieri was conducting proactive patrols in the area of Prospect Park, 104 Prospect Avenue. Officer Cavalieri approached a group of suspicious individuals who appeared to be smoking marijuana.

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-08-17 01:30:00

82-year-old man fights back in robbery at bank ATM, Cocoa police say

Authorities say Avander Rice, 51, went to a Chase Bank ATM on Monday to withdraw $100, but when he was declined he decided to rob a fellow bank customer.

WESH - 2018-08-15 20:48:00

Algae affects fishing, tourism and property values along Indian River Lagoon

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis is calling for a broader, more sustained effort to fix the murky, algae-choked Indian River Lagoon.

WESH - 2018-08-16 22:01:00

Unlicensed driver crashes car, then abandons toddler, Palm Bay police say

Prior to the wreck, Palm Bay police had noticed Miguel Torres, 22, traveling in a white Hyundai Bearing west on Wyoming Boulevard. Officers said Torres was driving through a school zone where the yellow caution lights were flashing. They said Torres was driving faster than other traffic and passing

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-08-16 18:52:00

Detectives recover stolen Boy Scout trailer

MELBOURNE, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL)- Detectives have recovered a stolen Boy Scout trailer. Some of the missing equipment was also found.Cops are still searching for the thief and have released surveillance video from a gas station in Melbourne.Read more about the stolen trailerHERE.

FOX35ORLANDO.COM - 2018-08-16 16:10:00

EVENT SPOTLIGHT: Public Invited to Celebrate Merritt Island’s First Stand-Alone Chick-fil-A, Opens Aug. 23

Merritt Island’s first stand-alone Chick-fil-A restaurant will open Aug. 23, bringing its handcrafted food and award-winning customer service, commitment to community engagement and hands-on mentoring for 120 Team Members. (Chick-fil-A image)

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Malabar Man Claims $1 Million Prize In Florida Scratch-Off Game, Winning Ticket Sold In Palm Bay

The Florida Lottery announced that Joseph Kelly, 66, of Malabar, claimed a $1 million prize in the FLORIDA 100X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.

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Spacewalkers Install Bird Trackers, Send Satellites Flying

Russian Sergey Prokopyev used his gloved right hand to fling four research satellites into space. The first mini satellite safely tumbled away as the space station soared 250 miles above Illinois. By the time the fourth one was on its way 14 minutes later, the station was almost to Spain. Two were t

COURTHOUSE NEWS SERVICE - 2018-08-16 13:50:25

Cocoa man charged with robbing ATM customer

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

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Melbourne man hits grandson with baseball bat for messing with his tools - Palm Bay Daily

MELBOURNE, Florida – A 75-year-old man was arrested after hitting his grandson with a baseball bat, according to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.

PALMBAYDAILY.COM - 2018-08-15 18:14:57

Melbourne police seek suspect behind stolen Boy Scout trailer

Melbourne police are searching for an unidentified person of interest in connection with a Boy Scout trailer that was stolen last week.The white trailer emblazoned with "Boy Scouts of America Troop #285" was reported stolen Aug. 8, according to Melbourne Police Department.Later that afternoon, an un

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-08-15 14:06:00

A fireball and a wall of sound: What NASA's epic Solar Probe launch felt like

The Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying NASA's Parker Solar Probe carves a fiery trail into the predawn sky in this long-exposure photograph taken on Aug. 12, 2018. (Bill Ingalls/NASA)CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — It was a pretty good morning to be looking up.

FOX NEWS - 2018-08-15 15:10:29

Palm Bay woman attacks 7-Eleven manager for firing her boyfriend - Palm Bay Daily

PALM BAY, Florida – A 21-year-old woman is behind bars after she allegedly attacked a 7-Eleven manager after her boyfriend was fired, according to Palm Bay Police Department.

PALMBAYDAILY.COM - 2018-08-15 17:11:16

Merritt Island doctor says billing records mistakenly dumped by third party

They have since been removed,” said Dr. Leon A. Cohen, a family practice physician whose office has been in Merritt Island for 31 years. Cohen, adding he was ‘not happy,’ when he saw the social media post on Facebook and went to the Brevard County dump to investigate. It was not immediately known if

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Cell phone left behind at Titusville home invasion leads to arrests

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

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Hundreds of patient records found dumped at Cocoa landfill

"Somebody had dumped some medical records out here unbeknownst to me Saturday," Howell said. "So today, we came out here and looked to see if there was any lingering papers or anything that might have floated away. We have found a few and gathered it up in garbage bags."

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Scientists Over the Moon for NASA's Solar Probe Launch to the Sun - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Speechless is not a word typically used to describe Nicky Fox, mission scientist for the Parker Solar Probe at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab. But that was her reaction in the wee hours today (Aug. 12) as she watched NASA's Parker Solar Probe launch on an unprecedented

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Suspect arrested in connection with South Brevard cocaine, heroin ring

On Sunday, 29-year-old Dakota McBryar of Indialantic was arrested on heroin trafficking charges in connection with a wiretap investigation that resulted in 17 others being arrested in May.Sheriff's Office agents in May arrested 35-year-old Laricco Smith, who they said they believe to be the ringlead

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