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Brevard County, Florida - Brevard schools Foundation is the recipient of a specialized grant from The Boeing Company that will fund "FUSEing K-12 steam for Tomorrow's Innovators," a project that emphasizes science, technology, engineering, arts, and Mathematics academic integration along ...
A proposed Florida constitutional amendment that would reduce property taxes for some residents has Brevard County officials concerned. That's because it would have a potential $12 million impact on the county budget. The Florida Legislature last year enacted a measure that will appear on the ...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced last week that the Brevard County Shore Protection Project is underway. The project will renourish approximately 13.4 miles of shoreline using 1.1 million cubic yards of sand from the Canaveral Shoals Borrow Area II. contractors will ...
In the wake of a South Florida school shooting that left 17 dead, parents in Brevard County want to know what security measures are in place at their kids' schools. The answer is that many of the same security measures employed at the Parkland high school where a former student opened fire Wednesday ...
After investigating a possible copycat shooting threat against Space Coast Jr./Sr. high school in Cocoa Thursday, Brevard County deputies have deemed the threat not credible. Sheriff Wayne Ivey took to facebook late Thursday night to calm fears and reassure the public that "there is nothing to indicate ...
ABOVE VIDEO: Brevard County Sheriff's Office has named 42-year-old Christopher Lee Senft BCSO's fugitive of the week in the latest installment of 'wheel of Fugitive.' Brevard County, Florida - Brevard County Sheriff's Office has named 42-year-old Christopher Lee Senft BCSO's fugitive of the ...

There are days inside Brevard County public schools when upwards of 70 teachers are absent and schools can't find substitutes to fill their shoes. Classes without teachers are forced to split up, and teachers take on extra students for what's usually considered a throw-away day. On average, schools have ...
Brevard County commissioners will try again next week to figure out how to regulate what are known as "medical marijuana treatment center dispensing facilities" in unincorporated areas of the county. Commissioner have been discussing the issue off and on since May of last year. There currently is a ...
Brevard County, Florida - Earlier this week as part of our continued effort to help protect our citizens and businesses, Corporal Pam Hibbs and Corrections Deputy Alison Blazewicz, of our Community Services Unit, conducted a Business Security Survey at the First United Methodist Church of Cocoa ...
UPDATE MIDNIGHT: All lanes on I-95 are now open following a multi-vehicle accident in North Brevard on Saturday night. UPDATE, 9:40 p.m.: One lane - the right lane - will be open northbound as of 9:40 p.m. Saturday after an accident had shut down traffic in the Titusville I-95 area. ORIGINAL STORY:.
Cape Canaveral, Fla. - An Alabama man died Friday night trying to cross a Brevard County road, according to the Florida highway patrol. Troopers said the man, identified as Richard Gyomber, 55, was trying to cross from the north side of State Road 520 to the south near the intersection of Newfound ...
Beachgoers should be aware of man-of-war washing up on the shore across Brevard County this weekend, lifeguards said. Some people were treated for stings from the neon blue blobs, Brevard County Ocean Lifeguard Chief Eisen Witcher said. Many of those stings were not by swimmers in the water, but ...
Two people were killed in a pair of unrelated crashes on roads in Brevard County on Friday, the Florida highway patrol said. In the first incident, 18-year-old Gia Katelin Alban of Kissimmee was driving north on Interstate 95 in a 2001 Toyota Prius near mile 162 when one of the car's tires came apart at ...
Brevard County, Fla. - A man is in critical condition after a deputy-involved shooting in southern Brevard County. The shooting took place Thursday afternoon on honey Lane in Grant-Valkaria. "Shortly after 4 o'clock this afternoon, we received a 911 call that a person was trying to commit suicide," said ...
"He aggressively came toward them, and again, they attempted to use (something) less lethal in the deployment of a Taser, but that was unsuccessful," said Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey. Deputies said the man appeared to be under the influence of alcohol. It's unclear if both deputies opened fire or ...
TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) - When a young Brevard County boy wanted a stuffed toy, he crawled inside a claw-style vending machine in the play area of a restaurant to fetch one. And, he got stuck inside the glass-encased structure. Thankfully, off-duty firefighter Jeremy House was also having dinner at the ...
During a Nov. 21 County Commission meeting, Barfield criticized Florida Rep. Randy Fine, R-Palm Bay, for sending a letter to Brevard County Emergency Management Director Kimberly Prosser, who was a member of a county selection committee that would consider the companies seeking the contract.

The Brevard County Sheriff's Office has released grainy dashcam video of a chase that led to deputy involved shooting of a driver in Rockledge Sunday evening. The incident ... Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey says deputies deployed stop sticks in order to put an end to Lawson's reported erratic driving.
Beverly Jane Shannon, Melbourne, age 78, passed on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. The loving wife of 52 years to Jack Shannon, she also leaves two children, Michael and Timothy Shannon and four grandchildren. Brevard County, Florida - Beverly Jane Shannon, Melbourne, age 78, passed on ...
The Brevard County Sheriff's Office released grainy video of the chase that led to a deputy shooting and killing a man who was driving erratically in unincorporated ... Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey said deputies began pursuing what they believed to be a drunk driver who was speeding on US-1.
A former Brevard County assistant state attorney has been arrested and faces charges of bribery. John Toppa was arrested Wednesday and posted bail at the Brevard County Jail. ... he walked out of jail. The charges stem from an undercover drug bust in March 2017 by the Brevard County Sheriff's Office.
Brevard County Sheriff's Office agents arrested nine people on drug trafficking and conspiracy charges after tapping prepaid phones, monitoring text message exchanges and watching drug deals for weeks, according to arrest documents. The nine were arrested over the past several months. Seven of them ...
Investigators have still not determined a motive in the killing, according to Sgt. Brian Hart with Melbourne police Department. Stefanie Dobson was charged with second-degree murder and booked at Brevard County Jail Complex on no bond. Second-degree indicates an intentional killing that is not ...
Brevard County's labor picture in December 2017 was fairly positive. The labor market in Brevard County ended 2017 like this: 253,510 people had jobs. That's nearly 3,330 more jobs than the year prior. 9,674 people were out of work versus 12,815 the previous year. The Space Coast unemployment rate ...
ABOVE VIDEO: Brevard County authorities arrested eight people on drug charges in a months-long investigation that happened as communities across Central Florida are dealing with an increasing number of people overdosing on heroin mixed with fentanyl. (CLICKORLANDO.com video).
Brevard County authorities charged eight people on drug offenses in a months-long investigation, according to Florida Today's news partner News 6. In an undercover video, an agent rides in a truck with a man. The two then exchange a fistful of cash for a bag with a white substance in it. It is one of a few ...
Ian Golden is the Brevard County Housing and Human Services Director. He said that this program is so important because of the statewide damages Hurricane Irma caused. "This was very necessary to assist people, especially lower income people who don't have the ability to meet some of their needs," ...
Brevard County, Fla. - The Brevard County Sheriff's Office has joined 16 other Florida sheriffs in a new agreement with Immigration and Customs Enforcement to hold undocumented people who have been arrested for allegedly committing crimes. Rony Mendez, 26, an undocumented Guatemalan, ...
Brevard County Housing and Human Services will be hosting a Post disaster Recovery Program for Brevard County residents seeking assistance from Hurricane Irma damages from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 22; Tuesday, Jan. 23; and Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Viera Regional Park Community ...
Brevard County, Fla. - Brevard County authorities arrested eight people on drug charges in a months-long investigation that happened as communities across Central Florida are dealing with an increasing number of people overdosing on heroin mixed with fentanyl. In an undercover video shared ...
That shiny piece of metal that flies through the air just before kick off at the Super Bowl comes straight from, you guessed it, Brevard County. The Super Bowl coin is made by a company called The Highland Mint. Of course, not to be confused with the Titusville Mint. The company is based in Melbourne and ...
Brevard County, Fla. -- Derek Munnings is named by detectives as the leader in an alleged torture session that left the victim helpless, bruised and bleeding. Tivy Colderwood faces similar charges, but his attorney Brynn Brito says it didn't even happen. "What I can say is my client is shocked by the ...
Brevard County, Fla. (WESH) -- A man survived what a Brevard County investigator describes as 10 hours of torture that included beating, rape and bleach poured on open wounds. Derek Munnings is named by detectives as the leader in an alleged torture session that left the victim helpless, bruised ...
ABOVE VIDEO: Brevard County Sheriff's Office has named 48-year-old Adam Vazquez BCSO's fugitive of the week in the latest installment of 'wheel of Fugitive.' Brevard County, Florida - Brevard County Sheriff's Office has named 48-year-old Adam Vazquez BCSO's fugitive of the week in the latest ...
MIMS, Fla. - As many reflect on the life and death of well-known civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., there are some Brevard County community leaders who said there are other civil rights pioneers also deserving recognition. Harry and Harriette Moore strove for equality in Central Florida during the ...
Smell smoke outside? Two prescribed burns are scheduled today that may impact the skies over southern Brevard County, emergency management officials reported. A 450-acre burn was scheduled near U.S. 192 and Kempfer Road, near Deer Park and the Brevard-Osceola county line. More: Fire officials ...
Brevard County, Fla. - A surge in water demand Thursday night forced two Brevard County water systems into emergency mode to keep up. Investigators said two men tampered with 20 hydrants in the Mims and Titusville areas, and allowed so much water to flow onto the streets, it hurt the local water ...
UPDATED STORY: Needelman judge denies defense request to examine juror's phone, computer. UPDATE: Judge Marlene Alva denied the defense request to examine a juror's phone and home computer. She delayed making a ruling on two separate defense motions for a new trial while asking the ...
Former Brevard County Commissioner and current Merritt Island Redevelopment Agency Director Chuck Nelson also filed this week to once again run for the District seat in which he previously served from 2006 to 2014. The District 2 seat is sure to be hotly contested as in the past. In 2014, Barfield edged ...
Thirty-one nonprofit arts and cultural organizations and programs will be splitting $129,999 in grants to help their organizations. The Brevard County community cultural grants were approved 4-1 by the Brevard County Commission, confirming the recommendations of a five-member grant panel that rated ...
INDIAN HARBOUR BEACH, Florida - A 66-year-old woman was found passed out in her car while after ordering a sandwich at the Burger King drive-thru at 1938 Highway A1A in Indian Harbour Beach, according to police. Indian Harbour Beach police were called Monday at approximately 7:10 p.m. about ...
From peace marches to discussion panels, several events are set to take place recalling the life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. over the weekend. The federal holiday - signed into law by President Ronald Reagan - honoring the birthday of the Nobel Peace Prize winner is Monday.
A man who has been arrested multiple times on sex-related charges in the past is accused of exposing himself to a woman in Brevard County. John Fabian was in court in Brevard County, accused of exposing his genitals and touching them to a woman's face as she was sleeping on a bench.
After news broke that the superintendent of Brevard County public schools received two raises in one school year -- while teachers are currently protesting low wages -- Superintendent Desmond Blackburn announced he will forgo one of the raises and donate the money. In a statement issued Thursday ...
UPDATED STORY: Facing backlash, Brevard Superintendent Blackburn donates raise. As tension escalates over pay for Brevard County teachers, Florida TODAY learned Wednesday that a recent change in Superintendent Desmond Blackburn's contract scored him his second raise of the school year.
We're not quite done with winter yet. Brevard County has one more night of frigid weather conditions before the Arctic high pressure ridge that has lingered here several days moves east, meteorologists said. The temperature Saturday will reach 60 degrees for the first time since early Wednesday morning, ...
When kids return to school on Monday, they'll find that some of their teachers are working less than usual. In protest of the school district's latest raise offer, the Brevard County teachers union is encouraging teachers to only work the hours and duties their contract requires -- which has become a popular ...
Zero in on Brevard County. If you take the amount spent on tickets and compare it to the amount won on winning tickets, you can see just how much "luck" exists. For the first half of 2017, Brevard had a -70 percent return on Fantasy 5 tickets, a -96 percent return on Florida Lotto tickets and a -98 percent ...
It's not going to be cold enough to snow in Brevard County this week. But it will remain very cold for at least a few more days, meteorologists at the National Weather Service in Melbourne. Residents were abruptly shown how cold it would get when the temperature quickly dropped from 60 degrees to 43 late ...
TITUSVILLE, Fla. - A Brevard County elementary school shuttered in 2013 as part of a cost-savings measure will be reopening in 2018 as a "choice school" in Titusville, district officials said. South Lake Elementary School was one of three schools closed to save the Brevard County School District money.


 

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