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  • Weekend Flooding Rampant October 2, 2023
    The weekend rains brought flooding to much of the area, and some Brevard County roads were closed due to flood waters. The pouring rain on Sunday caused flood advisories to be issued. In Melbourne, some major routes were affected. Wickham Road between Parkway Drive and Leisure Way was shut down due to high water. Many […]
  • SpaceX Planning Wednesday Night Launch October 2, 2023
    SpaceX is planning another launch of more Starlink Satellites this week. The launch is now set for Wednesday sometime in a window that opens at 10:16pm and closes Thursday morning at 2:46am. A Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to take off from Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. Minutes after liftoff, the […]
  • We’re Going to Start to Dry Out October 2, 2023
    After a soggy weekend that turned many roads in Brevard County into rivers, some dryer air is on the way. Our rain chances take a dip this week, and it appears that a cold front is now on the way. By next weekend, overnight lows in the mid-60s could be felt. Today and tomorrow across […]
  • Palm Bay Woman Arrested on Drug & Child Neglect Charges October 2, 2023
    A 42 year old Palm Bay woman was arrested after more than 42 pounds of marijuana was found in her Palm Bay home. Alicia Townsend came to the attention of Palm Bay Police after they got a 911 call about a person said to be running up and down the street frantically looking for a […]
  • Famed Major League Pitcher & Brevard Resident Passes Away October 2, 2023
    A Brevard County legend has passed away. Tim Wakefield of Indian Harbor Beach, died Sunday after a battle with brain cancer. He was responsible for helping to raise more than $5 Million for Space Coast Discovery in Melbourne, and for 25 years he was host of a celebrity golf tournament at Suntree Country Club. Wakefield’s […]
  • Couple Suing Disney After ” Disturbing ” Injury September 29, 2023
    Disney is being sued by a couple who say their ride down a waterslide at Disney World left one of them severely injured. The lawsuit was filed on Wednesday in Orange County. In it, a woman claims that her day at Typhoon Lagoon left her with a painful wedgie. She claims she “suffered severe and […]
  • 16 Year Old Girl Dies After Being Struck By Lightning September 29, 2023
    A 16 year old girl in Putnam County is dead after being struck by lightning while hunting with her father. Baylee Holbrook died Thursday morning after she and her father were struck by lightning while hunting together Tuesday afternoon. It’s believed the bolt of lightning ricocheted off a tree before hitting them. Her father lost […]
  • SpaceX Plans Another Try Tonight September 29, 2023
    A Falcon 9 rocket launch that had been scheduled for Thursday evening had to be pushed back to this evening because of rainy weather last evening at the cape. Now, the launch is set for today at 6:39pm from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. The cargo bay will be loaded […]
  • 15 Arrested for Illegally Harvesting Saw Palmetto Berries September 29, 2023
    Sebastian Police, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office combined efforts to arrest 15 people and seized hundreds of pounds of saw palmetto berries. Saw Palmetto berries are prized for their health properties and are marketed as a natural supplement. They can also be used as a dietary […]
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