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The Orlando Sentinel
Options lacking for parents of disabled kids at F schools
The notice in the mail told Carmen Olmeda she could transfer her profoundly disabled daughter out of Orange County's F-rated Magnolia School.
The Miami Herald
Fla couples charged after pipe bomb, weapons found
A Cocoa couple has been charged after police said they found pipe bombs and a cache of weapons inside their central Florida home.
Sat May 18, 2013
Gay vote divides local Scouting enthusiasts
Five years ago, Angie Houlihan searched for an organization that could teach lessons of faith, good character, the outdoors and leadership to help her two young sons grow into good men.
For graying grads, rite evokes fond memories
Short-term memory loss often keeps Elliott Cornblatt from pinpointing what happened the day before.
Fri May 17, 2013
Man, claiming to be cop, gets free admission to strip club
He walked into a strip club, waved an invalid police badge and they waived the cover charge for him and a friend.
Valiant Air Command receives tourism excellence award
The Valiant Air Command in Titusville received a bit of national attention in March, when its TiCo Warbird Airshow featured the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds' final performances before the famed performance air team suspended operations as part of the fallout from the federal budget stalemate.
Agents uncover evidence of meth lab in Port St. John
A garbage can filled with 12 gallons of brown liquid could put two Port St. John cousins in prison for life -- it tested positive for methamphetamine.
Cocoa couple arrested after pipe bombs discovered
A Cocoa couple was arrested after police found pipe bombs in their house, among a cache of weapons including rifles, handguns and shotguns.
Palm Bay man faces bigamy charges
A Palm Bay woman checking court records for the status of her pending divorce learned that the man she was leaving had remarried months ago.
Pair linked to string of Palm Bay burglaries
A 19-year-old Palm Bay man faces multiple burglary-related charges a week after detectives linked him and an associate to a series of break-ins reported in the southeast side of the city.
Tampa Bay Newspapers
Unemployment continues downward trend
The unemployment rate for Pinellas County dropped to 6.5 percent in April, according to the May 17 report from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.
Pipe Bombs Found By Police, Brevard County Homes Evacuated
About a half-dozen homes have been evacuated in Cocoa, in Brevard County, after police found guns and pipe bombs in a home Friday morning, WPTV is reporting .
FDLE report shows crime down across central Florida
Crime across the state is down. That's according to a report the Florida Department of Law Enforcement released Thursday.
Thu May 16, 2013
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Homeowners beat, kick, taze home invasion suspect
Michael Maxwell of Palm Bay was charged with one count of home invasion robbery with a firearm or deadly weapon and four counts of battery.
Wed May 15, 2013
The White House
Remarks by the President at the National Peace Officers Memorial Service
THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. Thank you, everybody. Please have a seat. Thank you, Chuck, for that introduction and more importantly for your leadership as National President of the Fraternal Order of Police.
Cape Canaveral residents worry helicopter tours could disrupt peace
Some residents of Cape Canaveral, in Brevard County , are worried that a plan to start a helicopter tour business will disturb the peace in their neighborhood.
Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Day
Goggles on, boys and girls. The test kitchen food processor is wobbling like a Tilt-A-Whirl at the county fair.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Gauging the return on investment of a cross-state biking trail
Florida lawmakers have set aside $50 million to complete a biking and hiking trail from Pinellas to Brevard County and now the fate of the project rests with Gov.
Brevard family offers reward for missing teen
A 16-year-old Brevard County boy's family is offering a reward to anyone with information about his whereabouts.
Tue May 14, 2013
Sprinklers prevent kitchen fire from spreading at Melbourne apartments
Brevard County Fire-Rescue investigators credited sprinklers with containing a kitchen fire that led to the temporary evacuation of a three-story Melbourne apartment complex overnight.