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Melbourne Police Seek Help In Finding La Costa Pawn & Jewelry Robbery Suspect
Have a tip? call CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477) BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Melbourne Police are asking for the community’s assistance in locating a suspect who robbed La Costa Pawn & Jewelry on Wickham Rd. on Monday, March 11.
Dump truck driver dies in Brevard County crash
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - The driver of a dump truck died after a crash caused the vehicle to overturn several times, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash happened on southbound Interstate 95 near the Palm Bay Road exit around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
West Melbourne Man, 31, Arrested After Four-Hour Standoff With Police
BREVARD COUNTY • WEST MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – West Melbourne Police have arrested a 31-year-old man after a four-hour standoff with police on Monday at his house on the 7600 block of Greenboro Dr.
Florida sheriff's K-9 credited with massive drug bust
OCALA,Fla. (WFLA) - The Marion County Sheriff's Office is crediting their K-9 "Robo" for a major drug bust. Deputies pulled over a Carl Harris for a suspended drivers license when deputies had K-9 Robo conduct a search of the suspect's car he alerted deputies of drugs in his car.
This Central Florida city was just named best in the country to live near the beach
MELBOURNE, Fla. - Melbourne is No. 1 in the nation when it comes to the best places to live near the beach, News 6 partner Florida Today reported. The ranking was released in a report by U.S. News & World Report. Nine Florida cities were listed in the top 20, including Daytona Beach and Port St. Luc
Brevard Grand Jury Indicts Joshua Taylor For First-Degree Premeditated Murder of Tashaun Jackson
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – A Brevard County Grand Jury has issued an indictment on Tuesday charging 30-year-old Joshua Taylor with one count of First Degree Premeditated Murder with Firearm in the shooting and killing of Tashaun Jackson.
A Florida Man Escaped a Car Crash Thanks to Taco Bell Hot Sauce
“Hot sauce” hasn’t always been synonymous with “life saver,” but that may soon change. A Florida news outlet is reporting that Taco Bell hot sauce has once again saved another American life. (We knew it was good, but we didn’t know it was that good.)
DID YOU KNOW? From a ‘Romp’ to a ‘Mob,’ Check Out These Bizarre Animal Group Names
Impress your friends when you point out animal groups at the Brevard Zoo. BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – You probably know that a group of geese is called a gaggle and that a group of fish is called a school, but have you heard of some of these unique names for animal groups?
Debt Collector Indicted For Attempting To Bribe Brevard County Clerk Of Court
The owner of a debt collection company spent tens of thousands of dollars in an effort to corruptly influence and obtain business from court clerks in Florida and Illinois, including the Brevard County Clerk of Court, according to a federal indictment returned in Chicago.
Brevard Zoo rhino encounter safety changes announced after girl's fall
MELBOURNE, Fla. - Brevard Zoo officials released new details about the safety changes underway at the zoo's rhinoceros enclosure. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission approved the proposed changes after a 2-year-old girl was injured during a hands-on encounter with the rhino and her
Sebastian Man Yells Obscenities to Police While Driving
SEBASTIAN – A man yelled obscenities through his truck window at a police officer last Friday night as he was driving on Sebastian Boulevard, according to the report. “Hey bit**! I know you want me! You pus** a** bit**, come on,” the man shouted to the officer driving next to him.
Deputies: Florida Arby's manager chased employee with knife
ROYAL PALM BEACH, Fla. (FOX 35 ORLANDO) - An Arby's manager is facing felony charges after an employee claims she pepper-sprayed him and chased him with a knife. Le'Terria Akins, 21, is charged with aggravated assault, battery and criminal mischief.
Lewis Hamilton and F1 stars pay tribute to Charlie Whiting as F1 chief dies aged 66
LEWIS HAMILTON has led the tributes to Charlie Whiting after the F1 chief died on the eve of the new season. The 66-year-old suffered a pulmonary embolism earlier today in Melbourne ahead of this weekend’s Australian GP.
2 Dead After Charter Bus Traveling from Florida to New York Overturns
VIRGINIA — Two people have died after a charter bus leaving from Orlando overturned on Interstate 95 in Virginia. The Tao's Travel Inc. bus traveling from Florida to New York with 57 people aboard rolled when it ran off the left side of an Interstate 95 exit ramp in Prince George County about 5:22 a
Patriots owner Kraft offered plea deal in Florida prostitution case
Billionaire New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is being offered a deferred prosecution plea deal to resolve charges accusing him of paying twice for sex with a prostitute at a Florida shopping center massage parlor.
Man barricades himself in residence, threatens to shoot police
WEST MELBOURNE ― A four hour standoff on March 18 at the 7600 block of Greenboro Drive in West Melbourne resulted in the arrested of Neal Thomas Treibley, 31, after a standoff with West Melbourne police.
7 people escape Rockledge fire
ROCKLEDGE, Fla. — A Rockledge family is looking for a new start after their home of 50 years went up in flames Monday night. All the DeLuca family could do was sit and watch their home burn.
WHEEL OF FUGITIVE: Brevard Sheriff’s Office Names Danesha Nichole Strozier ‘Fugitive of the Week’
HAVE A TIP? CALL CRIMELINE AT 800-423-TIPS (8477) ABOVE VIDEO: Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has named 26-year-old Danesha Nichole Strozier BCSO’s Fugitive of the Week in the latest installment of “Wheel of Fugitive.”
Volusia County to appeal court decision on Amendment 10
Volusia County will continue its battle against Amendment 10, as the County Council voted 4-3 on Tuesday, March 19, to appeal Leon County Circuit Court's judgment that the amendment did, in fact, apply to Volusia County.
Volusia County moving forward with plan to keep pets away from abusers
DELAND, Fla. - Volusia County is the latest Florida county to move forward with a database that will keep pets out of the hands of convicted abusers. The registry in Volusia would allow someone to pull up the potential owner's information and prevent abusers from owning a pet.