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Thousands of Fish Dead on Cocoa Beach After Red Tide Detected In Brevard

COCOA BEACH, Florida - Thousands of fish were found dead on Cocoa Beach on Friday, days after preliminary tests confirmed the presence of Florida red tide in the waters off Brevard County. Levels of red tide were detected along several Brevard County beaches this week and on Friday, a huge fish kill

MYNEWS13.COM - 2018-10-19 18:54:00

Plywood slices through woman's windshield on I-95 near Rockledge

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla.-A woman suffered minor injuries last week when a piece of plywood struck the front of her windshield as she was driving on I-95 in Brevard County near Rockledge, the Florida Highway Patrol said.


Bus driver was drunk, may have been drinking while driving, Melbourne police say

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla.- A Melbourne bus driver was arrested for being drunk behind the wheel after officers found a red plastic mug next to the driver’s seat that smelled like alcohol, police said.

WFTV - 2018-10-19 20:58:21

Red tide reaches Space Coast: 9 facts about red tide | Tulsa's 24-Hour News, Weather and Traffic

At high concentrations, red tide can discolor water, causing it to appear red or brown. Other algae blooms can make the water appear green or purple.

KRMG - 2018-10-19 20:57:00

Police investigate double homicide in Palm Bay

PALM BAY, Fla.- Police are investigating a double homicide in Palm Bay.Officers were called to a home on the 900 block of Cotorro Road earl Friday for a report of a home invasion.>>>More Brevard County news<<<One person was found dead and another was taken to the hospital before being declared dead.

WFTV - 2018-10-19 16:38:38

VIDEO: Brevard School Board Renames Cocoa Stadium After Longtime Principal, Councilman Dick Blake

ABOVE VIDEO:The Brevard County School Board voted unanimously to name the Cocoa Tigers football stadium after legendary educator, politician and coach, Dick Blake. He was inducted into the Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame in 2013.

SPACECOASTDAILY.COM - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

PIRTEK USA Will Open Expanded 10-Acre Corporate Headquarters in Rockledge Oct. 19

PIRTEK USA will celebrate the Grand Opening of its expanded 10-acre corporate headquarters and facility on Friday, Oct. 19 in Rockledge, at 300 Gus Hipp Boulevard.


Red tide spreading in Florida - WND

Counties across the state have been dealing with the Karenia brevis algae, and the marine life it’s killed, for months. Now, Indian River is the latest Florida county forced to close its beaches because of red tide.

WND - 2018-10-19 23:47:17

Melbourne police name suspect in 2017 shooting on Palm Bay Road

Childs, 38, was described as a 5-feet, 8-inches tall black male who weighs 160 pounds and has the term "YOLO" tattooed below his collarbone in cursive style. After the shooting, he was seen driving from the apartments in an early 2000s gold SUV with bumper stickers and aftermarket tail lights.

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-10-19 16:18:00

Red tide reaches Florida's Space Coast

Red ted also has been found on beaches on Florida's Gulf Coast, stretching from St. Petersburg to the Florida Keys, as well as some parts of the Florida Panhandle east of Pensacola.

WFTV - 2018-10-19 10:36:40

Beachgoers Suffer After Red Tide Confirmed At Some Brevard Beaches

MELBOURNE, Florida - Many thought that Red Tide was something only the west coast of Florida had to deal with, but test results confirm it is in Brevard County. Satellite Beach is seeing higher levels than anywhere else in Brevard County and many people are coughing and complaining. "My nose, mouth

MYNEWS13.COM - 2018-10-18 14:43:00

WATCH: Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Haunted Jail Trail Opens to the Public Tonight

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Come if you dare, and take the walk through our Haunted Jail Trail in the backwoods of the Brevard County Jail.

SPACECOASTDAILY.COM - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

One person severely injured in Central Brevard crash

More:Tests confirm red tide on Brevard County beachesThe crash happened about 9:46 a.m. Thursday. One person was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. The man's condition was not immediately available.Check back for details.Contact Gallop at 321-242-3642, jdgallop@floridatoday.com and Twit

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-10-18 15:34:00

Brevard pastors hold unity events in response to recent shootings

When Bishop Jacquelyn D. Gordon heard about the shootings and the deaths of young men in Brevard’s black community, she moved into action, recruiting other ministers to speak life into a fresh vision of community involvement.

FLORIDA TODAY - 2018-10-18 18:56:00

How red tide made it to Brevard County

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - Karenia brevis, also known as red tide, is inherent and blooms almost exclusively in the Gulf of Mexico. However, recently it's been confirmed on Florida's east coast, as far north as Brevard County. So how did it get here? The short answer is that red tide is transported here

CLICK ORLANDO - 2018-10-18 22:14:20

Red tide is spreading in Florida. Hurricane Michael didn't stop it.

Counties across the state have been dealing with theKarenia brevisalgae, and the marine life it's killed, for months. Now, Indian River is the latest Florida county forced to close its beaches because of red tide.

CNN - 2018-10-18 15:54:14

290 Room Crowne Plaza Melbourne Oceanfront in Melbourne, Florida Sold

"This is the 15th acquisition made by Driftwood Acquisitions & Development, and we are excited about the potential this property has, with an idyllic location and an outstanding, service-driven team," said Carlos J. Rodriguez Sr., chairman and chief executive officer of DAD. "We are pleased with the


Melbourne police seek arson suspect in Old Time Pottery fire

A fire was reported at Old Time Pottery, 1270 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne police said. The fire was put out by 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.


Red tide maps show few spots in Southwest Florida

Compared to last week, when testing found no red tide in Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties, there are now a few spots showing very low levels of the red tide bacteria, including one spot off Bonita Springs, one spot off Cayo Costa Island, and one at Stump Pass in Englewood.

FOX4NOW.COM - 2018-10-18 11:57:00

WWII rocket used as garden decoration near Vero Beach identified, disposed of by Air Force

Mehringer saidthe 45th Space Wingexplosive ordinance disposal team brought the rocket to the base, where a scan revealed no explosives were inside. It was disposed of without incident, she said.

TCPALM - 2018-10-18 18:28:00