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Brevard County

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  • Report: Mom stands behind son sentenced in hate case

    Convicted felon Christopher J. Brooks, 27, was sentenced to three years in prison on a firearm conviction.He was already on probation for vandalizing a synagogue in Virginia, has been sentenced to prison in the case, reports Florida Today in Melbourne....
  • Cops: Man claimed to be Jesus, attacked neighbor with crowbar

    Apparently this dude is not one of those 'Love Thy Neighbor' Christians. Kenneth David Peterson, 51, allegedly claimed he was Jesus Christ and used a crowbar and another weapon to threaten his Palm Bay neighbor, who he said was the Antichrist, reports...
  • Juror busted on theft charges

    Juror busted on theft charges
    Kyle Powell, 18, of Palm Bay, is accused of entering two separate offices while serving as a juror at the Brevard County Courthouse and sealing an iPhone and about $227, reports Florida Today in Melbourne. He was on a break at the time. Get the...
  • Rx for Danger: Pain clinic owners made millions, hired 10 doctors to write illegal scripts, feds say

    Rx for Danger: Pain clinic owners made millions, hired 10 doctors to write illegal scripts, feds say
    While "patients" lined up outside Professional Pain Center, dropped their used needles in nearby parking lots and sold their prescription pills across the street, federal agents were watching and quietly building a case against the Longwood pain clinic....
  • Seminole, Brevard named "high performing" school districts, again

    The Seminole County school district -- and neighboring Brevard County's -- are "academically high performing," based on Florida's annual designation. Both have earned the title in previous years. Seminole, in fact, has been so-named for six...
  • Quiet Cocoa Village to party soon

    Quiet Cocoa Village to party soon
    It was typically quiet on my visit last week to Cocoa Village, a quaint district of antiques shops and eateries in Brevard County, but expect the place to be more rowdy next month — at least briefly. On Feb. 9, the area tucked between State Road...
  • Woman says someone stole her driveway

    When the Reddick woman arrived home and drove onto her driveway she felt a large “bump,” reports the Ocala Star-Banner. That because some banditos had lifted 300-square-feet of brick pavers from her driveway Tuesday. So, hold unto your hat...
  • Man traveled to Florida, robbed bank to pay for Disney cruise, cops say

    Man traveled to Florida, robbed bank to pay for Disney cruise, cops say
    After Cedrick Royce Swinson, a 37-year-old North Carolina man, his girlfriend and her two kids, ages 6 and 11, had driven overnight to take a Disney cruise leaving Brevard County, he discovered the cash for his final payment on the tickets was not...
  • CFB Top Employers 2012 footnotes

    Adventist: Excludes 2,954 per-diem workers; includes Florida Hospital system and several Adventist Care Center nursing homes. Comcast: Universal Orlando resort; excludes local cable-TV operations. Orlando Health: Excludes 1,632 per-diem workers; does...
  • Five science whiz kids compete for top prize this weekend

    Five Central Florida students who've already won top awards at county and state science fairs will compete this weekend in the Dr. Nelson Ying Science Competition. The five competing for the "Ying Prize" will explain their research to a panel of judges ...
  • Angry Birds nest at Kennedy Space Center

    Angry Birds nest at Kennedy Space Center
    Now it can be said: The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is for the birds. Make that the Angry Birds. The attraction has just opened Angry Birds Space Encounter, which brings the fowl characters from the digital-gaming world to real life in hopes of...
  • Photos: Obama's road to reelection through Central Florida

    Photos: Obama's road to reelection through Central Florida
    For Team Obama, the legendary I-4 corridor once again was a key destination during their 2012 campaign in Florida. Pres. Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their campaign surrogates made dozens of trips, rallying supporters in Orlando, Brevard,...