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Brevard County

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  • FHP: Driver dead after flipping truck, fleeing scene, crashing again

    FHP: Driver dead after flipping truck, fleeing scene, crashing again
    An accused hit-and-run driver is dead after flipping his 1990 Chevrolet pickup twice before landing upright making a U-turn and crashing again, troopers say. A preliminary crash report from the Florida Highway Patrol says 50-year-old Johnny Wald of Cocoa...
  • Brandon Bradley, 24, sentenced to death for killing Brevard deputy

    Brandon Bradley, 24, sentenced to death for killing Brevard deputy
    A 24-year-old man who fatally shot a deputy investigating a motel robbery in 2012 was sentenced to death by a judge on Friday. Brandon Bradley was found guilty in April of first-degree premeditated murder of a law enforcement officer in the death of...
  • Local lenders stand to gain from Wells Fargo settlement

    Local lenders stand to gain from Wells Fargo settlement
    More than 125 mortgage lenders for Wells Fargo Bank in Orlando stand to gain a slice of nearly $15 million the bank has agreed to pay to settle claims that it shorted the employees' paychecks over nearly two years, the plaintiffs said Wednesday. The...
  • Amid resident concerns, Rollins takes a breather on baseball stadium deal

    Amid resident concerns, Rollins takes a breather on baseball stadium deal
    The idea seems simple. Replace a 1,000-seat stadium on land owned by Rollins College with a 2,500-seat stadium to accommodate a minor league baseball team. Getting there, however, is proving to be more difficult, as opposition grows from Winter Park...
  • 18th Judicial Circuit races Seminole-Brevard

    GROUP 19 Donna M. Goerner 43, Altamonte Springs Years in practice: 18 Law school: University of Florida Job experience: Office of the State Attorney, 1995-2007; Maher, Guiley & Maher, May-August 2007; The Law Office of Donna M. Goerner, P.A.,...
  • Weather: Thunderstorms prompt severe weather advisory

    Weather: Thunderstorms prompt severe weather advisory
    The National Weather Service has issued a significant weather advisory for several Central Florida counties this afternoon. The advisory impacts southeastern Orange and Seminole counties, eastern Osceola County and Brevard County. Residents and visitors...
  • Baby-formula theft ring in Florida netted millions

     Baby-formula theft ring in Florida netted millions
    Authorities today announced a multiagency bust of a statewide baby-formula theft ring that netted millions of dollars. Shoplifters known as "boosters" stole a large amount of baby formula on a daily basis from Publix, Wal-Mart, Winn-Dixie and Target...
  • Trip to a Florida fireworks store: Armed guards, waiver forms

    Trip to a Florida fireworks store: Armed guards, waiver forms
    A friend of mine wanted some heavy duty fireworks for a backyard display on Wednesday night. He liked a big store in Brevard County he’d heard about, so off we went. It was my first trip to buy heavy-duty fireworks in years, and my first ever in...
  • Gov. Rick Scott's office poring over budget 'turkeys'

    Gov. Rick Scott's office poring over budget 'turkeys'
    TALLAHASSEE – It was the biggest binge on hometown projects since the pre-Great Recession days. The Florida Legislature used its best financial outlook in nearly a decade this spring to sprinkle in more taxpayer-funded hometown projects –...
  • Florida man's close call with great white shark caught on video

    Florida man's close call with great white shark caught on video
    A Brevard County man was diving near Sebastian Inlet when he had a close encounter with a great white shark. Jimmy Roseman of West Melbourne was diving and spearfishing southeast of Sebastian Inlet on Florida's East Coast earlier this month and...
  • Northrop may be poised for new expansion

    Northrop may be poised for new expansion
    Northrop Grumman Corp. may be poised to at least double its previously announced expansion in Melbourne, a move that could mean $500 million in capital investment and a total of 1,800 jobs in aircraft design work, according to published reports Wednesday....