FL: Congressmen Seek Federal Review of All Aboard's Viability
Aug. 19--All Aboard Florida's request for a nearly $1.6 billion publicly subsidized federal loan is drawing concern from two U.S. congressmen who are calling for the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office to investigate whether the company's planned express passenger rail service between Miami and Orlando is financially viable.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Orlando Sentinel
Congressional candidate has faith in technology
In a congressional race that might otherwise be an uneventful re-election stroll for incumbent U.S. Rep. Bill Posey , R-Rockledge, Democratic nominee Gabriel Rothblatt is drawing attention for family connections that are fueling his run with money.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Florida man facing charges in beating death of Lowell native
A Cocoa, Fla. man indicted in the 2013 murder of an 80-year-old woman could soon be charged with the death of a Lowell native who attempted to help the woman.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Man charged in wife's slaying
A 52-year-old Rockledge man was charged with first-degree premeditated murder in connection to the death of his wife, according to deputies.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Police: Snickers robber wore Mario Kart backpack
Rockledge police believe one of the two robbers who grabbed Snickers bars and cash from a 7-Eleven was wearing a Mario Kart backpack.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Brevard to Colombia gun-running operation busted
Court documents show that police busted a gun-running operation in which weapons purchased around the state and within Brevard County were concealed in exercise equipment and shipped to Colombia, intended for "persons that are prohibited from possessing firearms."
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Historic City News
Florida senator calls State Attorney to investigate railroad
State Sen. Thad Altman, R-Rockledge, has added more questions to a controversy about the return of passenger rail service along Florida's East Coast, and Historic City News has learned that this week he requested Attorney General Pam Bondi look into a lease that he says could keep the proposed Miami-to-Orlando "All Aboard Florida" rail service from ... (more)
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The Orlando Sentinel
Brevard lawmaker doesn't live in district, opponent contends
Space Coast Rep. Tom Goodson is being accused by his Republican primary challenger of not living in the district he represents, a claim his campaign has labeled as "desperate political attacks."
Thu Jul 24, 2014
SeaDek, Diamondback Towers Florida 'Companies to Watch' finalists
Two marine industry companies are among the finalists for the Edward Lowe Foundation's annual Florida Companies to Watch awards program.