Category: Brevard News

U.S. Coast Guard Seizes $7.5 Million in Cocaine From Smugglers During Caribbean Sea Interdiction

The Coast Guard Cutter Reef Shark transferred custody of two smugglers and offloaded approximately 250 kilograms of cocaine at Coast Guard Base San Juan Saturday, following Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore’s interdiction of a go-fast smuggling vessel in the Caribbean Sea. […]

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Brevard Zoo Attempts to Help Save Green Sea Turtle ‘Rock-Sea’ Found at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

One hundred sick or injured green sea turtles have come for treatment at Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center this year. To put that in perspective, Brevard Zoo has never taken in over 100 patients—no matter the species—in any given year. And it’s only September. […]

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Cocoa Police Chief Holds Swearing-In Ceremony For Newest Police Officer Raven Bell

Chief Evander Collier IV swore in a new police officer Monday morning, the second new officer in a week to join the ranks of the Cocoa Police Department. […]

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920th Rescue Wing Airmen Conduct Forward Area Refueling Point Training at Patrick Air Force Base

920th Rescue Wing Airmen partnered with Forward Area Refueling Point (FARP) specialists from Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, last month to conduct FARP training for the first time here. […]

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WATCH: United Launch Alliance Launches Atlas V Rocket From Vandenberg Space Force Base Carrying Landsat 9 Satellite

Landsat 9, a NASA satellite built to monitor the Earth’s land surface, successfully launched at 2:12 p.m. EDT Monday from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. […]

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WATCH: Hubble Space Telescope Shows Winds in Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Are Speeding Up

Like the speed of an advancing race car driver, the winds in the outermost “lane” of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot are accelerating – a discovery only made possible by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, which has monitored the planet for more than a decade. […]

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WATCH: NuVision Builders Celebrates Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Offices in Titusville

If your home is your castle, shouldn’t that sanctuary protect you and surround you in comfort? Mark Ledford thinks so, and the homes Ledford’s NuVision Builders reflect that philosophy. […]

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Gov. Ron DeSantis Directs Florida Secretary of State to Investigate Facebook for Alleged Violations of Election Laws

Governor Ron DeSantis directed Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee to investigate Facebook for alleged election interference, following a bombshell report that the tech giant put its thumb on the scale of numerous state and local races by exempting elite users from Facebook’s own rules. […]

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Brevard County Jury Finds Lawrence Tyrone Jones Guilty of Attempted First-Degree Premeditated Murder for 2017 Attack

A Brevard County Jury convicted 52-year-old Lawrence Jones for Attempted First-Degree Premeditated Murder in the brutal knife attack on his former girlfriend 42-year-old Rosheema Rucker in Palm Bay. […]

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Gov. Ron DeSantis Visits Merritt Island to Announce Terran Orbital Plans to Build Largest Satellite Manufacturing Facility in the World

Governor DeSantis announced Terran Orbital’s decision to choose Merritt Island for the construction of its Commercial Spacecraft and Constellation Facility, bringing valuable spacecraft manufacturing opportunities and capabilities to the State of Florida by investing more than $300 million in new construction and equipment. […]

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