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  1. How Lockheed Martin got tangled in a bizarre lawsuit over a former employee - and her deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The brother of a Lockheed Martin employee, Donna DeKarski. is suing the company after he claims she was taken advantage of by a man she married four months before her death, who convinced her to remove her brother as a beneficiary on her life insurance plan.

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  2. Raines puts brakes on Cocoa | 4A football finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Make it back-to-back state football championships for Jacksonville Raines, which used a dramatic catch-and-run for a touchdown and a pick-six interception to pull away from Cocoa and win 27-13 in Thursday night's Class 4A final at Camping World Stadium. Mired in an offensive slump for most of the second half and leading just 14-13 with just 5 minutes, 13 seconds to go in the game, Raines scored twice in a span of 1:02 to win its third FHSAA title.

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  3. FPL's parent company grows amid criticism that it's too bigRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | The Orlando Sentinel

    NextEra Energy, FPL's parent, has acquired two natural gas plants in Florida from Southern Co.. Juno Beach-based NextEra Energy , parent company to Florida Power & Light Co., said Tuesday it has completed its acquisition of Atlanta-based Southern Co.'

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  4. Cocoa police search for iPhone burglarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | Orlando Homicide Report

    Detectives in Cocoa were investigating an overnight business burglary of iPhones, a heist which may be connected to a similar crime in neighboring Rockledge about the same time. Detectives in Cocoa were investigating an overnight business burglary of iPhones, a heist which may be connected to a similar crime in neighboring Rockledge about the same time.

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  5. Man dead after Brevard motorycle crash, troopers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A 59-year-old man riding a motorcycle died on Sunday in Brevard County after he collided with a vehicle, according to Florida Highway Patrol . The fatal crash happened shortly after 11 a.m. on State Road 520 and Plumosa Street, said FHP spokeswoman Kim Montes.

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  6. Former Sentinel employee Harry Weller was 'a beautiful man,' wife saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Harry C. Weller, a former Orlando Sentinel employee who worked in the advertising department more than 30 years, died Aug. 28 at age 94. Teresa Weller described her husband as "a beautiful man" and "a loyal, and conscientious employee" for the Sentinel. For several years, he worked in the now-shuttered Brevard bureau of the Orlando Sentinel in Cocoa.

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  7. 2 people arrested in killing of Cocoa man, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Two men accused of killing a 22-year-old in Cocoa during a drug-related robbery were arrested Tuesday, according to the Cocoa Police Department. Xavier Deon Turner, 22, and Kenneth Monte Levatt Jr., 24, are facing charges of first degree felony murder, robbery with a firearm and tampering with evidence in the slaying of Dimitric Bailey, police spokeswoman Yvonne Martinez said.

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  8. Cocoa police looking into death of man found in carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A 22-year-old man found slumped over inside a car on Sunday night has died of an apparent gunshot wound, according to the Cocoa Police Department. At about 8:39 p.m., police found Dimitric Bailey inside an Infiniti parked on Vagabond Street after receiving an anonymous call.

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  9. Brevard health officials issue alert after stray cat tests positive for rabiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Health officials in Brevard County are warning residents and visitors to take precautions against rabies after a stray cat tested positive for the viral disease on Saturday. The rabies alert lasts for 60 days, is centered at Tucker Lane in Cocoa and includes the following boundaries in Brevard County: Rabies is a disease of the nervous system and is fatal to warm-blooded animals and humans.

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  10. Deputy woke driver passed out at a green light. Then, driver backed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A deputy lost his front bumper early Tuesday after waking a driver who was passed out at a green light in Brevard County, according to an arrest affidavit. Deputy Gregory Matthews responded to a call about 2:45 a.m. reporting that a pickup truck was stopped at U.S. Highway 1 and Fay Boulevard near Cocoa and had missed several light cycles.

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  11. 16-year-old girl shot during fight between two men in Cocoa, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A 16-year-old girl was shot Tuesday night in Cocoa, after an altercation between two men, the Brevard County Sheriff's Office said on a press release. A 16-year-old girl was shot Tuesday night in Cocoa, after an altercation between two men, the Brevard County Sheriff's Office said on a press release.

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  12. Home invasion shooting in Cocoa injures 2, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Orlando Homicide Report

    Two people were injured in a shooting during a botched home invasion Tuesday morning, according to the Cocoa Police Department. Police responded to the 150 block of Peachtree Street about 1:30 a.m., Cocoa police spokeswoman Yvonne Martinez said.

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  13. Cocoa man accused of firing stray bullet that hit 9-year-old on I-95Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A Cocoa man was arrested Sunday night for shooting the stray bullet that hit a 9-year-old on I-95 earlier that afternoon, A Cocoa man was arrested Sunday night for shooting the stray bullet that hit a 9-year-old on I-95 earlier that afternoon, The Brevard County Sheriff's Office arrested a Cocoa man Sunday night for shooting the stray bullet that hit a 9-year-old on Interstate 95 earlier that afternoon, according to a press release from the Sheriff's Office. Investigators discovered Justin Trayshod Weaver, 21, had been shooting a rifle on Tucker Lane, which parallels I-95, when a bullet struck a vehicle, blowing out the backseat window and grazing the child's head.

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  14. Brevard deputy conscious after single-vehicle crash; SR 528 closed, Cocoa police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The condition of the deputy - who is reportedly assigned to the department's motor unit - is not yet known, according to Cocoa police. The condition of the deputy - who is reportedly assigned to the department's motor unit - is not yet known, according to Cocoa police.

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  15. Cocoa police seek help to solve overnight home invasion shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Two men were shot, including one sent to the hospital in critical condition, during an apparent home invasion in Cocoa early this morning, police said. Police said a third person was also shot when a neighbor tried to intervene in the shooting, which happened at 699 Hughlett Ave. and was reported at 2:20 a.m. Anyone with information can call Central Florida crime line anonymously at 423-TIPS to become eligible for a $1,000 reward.

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  16. Scott Frost's Nebraska staff hits up Brevard trio Javian Hawkins, Jashaun Corbin, Antoine GreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Scott Frost 's Nebraska staff continued its efforts to hit the fertile Florida recruiting bed hard with offers to Cocoa High scatback Javian Hawkins and Rockledge teammates Jashaun Corbin and Antoine Green within the past 24 hours. Hawkins, a 5-foot-8, 185-pound all-purpose back, is currently committed to Louisville, while Green, a 6-foot-2, 195-pound receiver, and his teammate Corbin, a 6-foot, 191-pound athlete who played Wildcat quarterback much of the year for the Rock, both decommitted from FSU on Sunday night.

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  17. Former Chief Judge Ted Coleman, 76, served the judicial bench for more than 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    In the courtroom, former Orange -Osceola Chief Judge Ted Coleman was known for what attorneys in his division called Colemanisms - quick-witted quips from the bench. That wit was just as strong outside the courtroom, said Circuit Judge Mark Blechman, who was a prosecutor in Coleman's courtroom for five years in the 1980s.

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  18. Cocoa man shot after trying to stop man who was beating woman, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The victim of a Tuesday night Cocoa shooting was injured after he tried to break up a fight between the shooter and a woman, authorities said. The victim of a Tuesday night Cocoa shooting was injured after he tried to break up a fight between the shooter and a woman, authorities said.

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  19. Man in critical condition after shooting at Cocoa apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | Orlando Crime

    Officers received a call around 7:30 p.m. about a shooting at the Village Green Apartments, 1717 Dixon Blvd. Police found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Seminole County Assistant State Attorney Lisa Haba was awarded the Florida Attorney General's Prosecutor of the Year during the Human Trafficking Summit last month in Orlando.

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  20. Tractor-trailer hit by train in Cocoa, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Authorities are responding after a car was hit by a train in Cocoa Monday morning, Brevard County Fire Rescue reported. Authorities are responding after a car was hit by a train in Cocoa Monday morning, Brevard County Fire Rescue reported.

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