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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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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...
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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...
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Cape Canaveral residents hope to see traditional intersection instead of roundabout

Public discontent in Cape Canaveral over a potential roundabout for State Road A1A prompted city council to officially pass a resolution asking state transportation officials not to go forward with the project and to consider redesigning the project as a traditional intersection. City council passed the resolution 5-0 Tuesday night officially codifying their opposition...
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SpaceX set to launch another batch of Starlink satellites into orbit from Cape Canaveral

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — SpaceX is once again gearing up to launch another batch of Starlink communications satellites into orbit from the Space Coast. They’re aiming for the afternoon of Friday, August 19 to launch a Falcon 9 rocket carrying 53 more satellites into low-earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.
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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.”
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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.
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Brevard accounts for more than half of this year's manatee deaths

While overall manatee deaths in Florida have declined since last year's catastrophic mass die-off, sea cow deaths in Brevard are on pace to top last year's record 358 deaths in the county. According to the latest figures from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, at least 335 manatees had died in Brevard through Aug. 12,  more than...
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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...
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WATCH: Cocoa Beach City Commission Holds Regular Meeting Thursday Night

ABOVE VIDEO: Cocoa Beach City Commission Meeting Holds Meeting Thursday Night. Mayor Ben Malik, Seat 1 (Term expires November 2024) Elected as Mayor in 2016, Ben Malik is originally from Boca Raton, Florida, but has called Cocoa Beach home since 2007. He graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and went on to receive his Masters in Business Administration. Currently, the Mayor works for a community bank as a Vice President/Area Relationship Manager. Mayor Malik is also a proud husband and father of two.
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Florida school intruder identified as opossum in girls’ bathroom

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — Things got wild inside a central Florida school when an opossum was found inside the girls’ bathroom. The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office shared pictures of the mischievous marsupial in a Facebook post, with a caption saying that the school resource officer, upon arriving at Indialantic Elementary, sprang into action “as he was notified that an intruder was on campus and had barricaded themselves in the girls’ bathroom!”
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