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Brevard County deputies to patrol Town of Melbourne Village after entire police force resigns

MELBOURNE VILLAGE, Fla. — Thursday was the last night on patrol for the entire police force in the town of Melbourne Village in Brevard County. Melbourne Village Commissioners voted unanimously at their meeting Thursday night to enter into an agreement with the sheriff’s office to have two dedicated deputies patrol within the town’s jurisdiction, rather than relying on the current police force.
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Arrests In Brevard County: August 18, 2022 – Suspects Presumed Innocent Until Proven Guilty

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The suspects below were arrested by various law enforcement agencies on the Space Coast. PLEASE NOTE: All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The mugshots and arrest records published on SpaceCoastDaily.com are not an indication of guilt, or evidence that an actual crime has been committed.
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Lightning strikes pickup truck driving on I-95 in Brevard, troopers say

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A vehicle became disabled Thursday afternoon following reports of a lightning strike near Interstate 95 in Mims, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The vehicle, a 2014 Dodge Ram, was driving north on Interstate 95 near mile marker 227 when the driver reported seeing a...
MIMS, FL
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Woman killed, 2 others injured in Florida lightning strike

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. (WKMG) - A mother is dead after a lightning strike in central Florida. Her child and a teen were injured. “We found out while we were responding that it was a lightning strike,” an unnamed Winter Springs police officer said. Police said the unidentified mother, her...
WINTER SPRINGS, FL
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Local agencies say 911 response times not affected by number of officers on staff

As law enforcement agencies across the country fight staffing struggles affecting their emergency response times, current 2022 statistics from local departments are trending on track to mirror previous years. The Tyler Police Department and Smith County Sheriff's Office both agree their emergency response times have not been affected by the...
PALM BAY, FL
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THE DAILY WIRE: FLDOE Responds to Allegation of Assault on Girl By Biological Male in Space Coast Jr./Sr. High Bathroom

According to the partially redacted Brevard County Sheriff’s Office case report, on June 20, 2022, around noon, the biologically male transgender student allegedly went into the women’s restroom at Space Coast Jr./Sr. High school and “fondled” the female student’s breasts “against her will and without her permission.”
BREVARD COUNTY, FL
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Space Coast Burger Battle set for Saturday

BREVARD COUNTY - Battle Bros, LLC will hold the “Space Coast Burger Battle” on Saturday from noon-10 p.m. at Wickham Park in Melbourne. The event is being hosted with The Children’s Hunger Project, with which Battle Bros, LLC has partnered with in the past and will partner with in the future for events that include the Space Coast Wing Battle and the 321 Tacos and Treats Throwdown, noted Jamie Schmalenberger, creative and marketing director with Battle Bros, LLC.
MELBOURNE, FL
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Brevard sheriff still investigating incident during Val Demings' campaign stop at Mims

Support local journalism. Unlock unlimited digital access to floridatoday.com Click here and subscribe today. The Brevard County Sheriff's Office is continuing to investigate an apparent scuffle involving a Republican videographer recording a Mims campaign stop by Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Val Demings. The incident happened at about 7 p.m. Aug. 6 as the three-term congresswoman and former...
MIMS, FL

Watch: Drone video captures herd of sharks off coast of Cocoa Beach

COCOA BEACH, Fla. — While shark sightings along the Florida coast are common during the summer, not many can say they've seen a herd of them. Garrett Zendek woke up early Sunday, Aug. 14, to capture the sunrise on his drone. He said he saw one shark, then two...followed them along the water and came up on a herd of sharks swimming along Cocoa Beach. The sharks weren't more than 1,000 feet from the shoreline.
COCOA BEACH, FL
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Opossum invades bathroom at Florida elementary school

Aug. 18 (UPI) -- The girls' bathroom at a Florida elementary school became a "wildlife zone" when a wandering opossum took up residence in the restroom. The Brevard County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post that School Resource Deputy Matt Swartz was informed shortly after the morning bell rang at Indialantic Elementary School that there was "an intruder was on campus."
BREVARD COUNTY, FL
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Senior Health Expo to return with ample resources

BREVARD COUNTY — The first Senior Health Expo of the season is just around the corner, and with its return comes all the resources aging residents and their children may need to know. Serving as a one-stop shop to learn about what’s new in insurance and legal information, health...
MELBOURNE, FL
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Florida Lottery: Winning ticket worth $172K sold in Brevard County

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - Check those tickets! According to the Florida Lottery, someone purchased a winning, top-prize FANTASY 5 ticket worth more than $172,000 from a store in Brevard County. The winning numbers from the August 16 drawing are 8-10-15-23-26. Lottery officials said the ticket was sold at Pinkys Discount...
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