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BREAKING NEWS: Brevard County deputy shot during neighbors’ spat over feral cats

SOURCE: INDIALANTIC, Fla. – A Brevard County sheriff’s deputy was shot multiple times and seriously wounded Tuesday night during a shootout that stemmed from an argument over feral cats, authorities said. The shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. in the 200 block of Avenida De La Vista, a residential area in unincorporated Indialantic. Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey said the deputy,… Keep Reading

Woman attacked by alligator at Florida park

SOURCE: PORT ST. JOHN, Fla. – Brevard County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a woman who was bitten by an alligator in Port St. John on Saturday. The attack happened around 3 p.m. in the area of Golfview Boulevard and Port St. John Parkway in Brevard County. The woman sustained significant bite injuries, officials said. The woman was flown to… Keep Reading

Brevard drug bust nets enough fentanyl to kill 500,000, dozens arrested, sheriff says

SOURCE: COCOA, Fla. – A six-month Brevard County investigation resulted in the seizure of 3 pounds of lethal fentanyl, 75 firearms, the arrests of 60 people and more than 100 warrants for arrest, Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey said alongside Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday. Ivey said the drug operation was the largest in Brevard County’s history, spanned across the county… Keep Reading

Brevard County schools to consider heart screening for student athletes

SOURCE: BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – School leaders in Brevard County are discussing plans that would require heart screenings for student athletes.  Even though 11 of 15 public high schools in Brevard County have voluntarily offered cardiac screenings through their athletic programs, Brevard Public Schools does not currently have a policy endorsing or requiring heart exams… Keep Reading

Florida man threatens to destroy everyone with army of turtles, police say

SOURCE: BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A man yelling obscenities, calling himself a saint and threatening to send his turtle army to destroy everyone has been arrested, according to an affidavit from the Indialantic Police Department. Officers responded to at least seven calls about disturbances at Starbucks Coffee, Surfanista Café and Sassy Granny’s Smoothies along N.… Keep Reading

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