Indian River County Newswire

Indian River County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Indian River County, FL.

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  1. Brightline bill may die in HouseRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    A controversial proposal intended to slow a planned private passenger-rail service linking Orlando and Miami might have been derailed in the House. The Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Tuesday declined to hear the proposal , which in part sought to give the Florida Department of Transportation oversight of issues not preempted by federal law.

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  2. Diana Lennox Latta Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... support for a 26 million-dollar Bond Referendum for the purpose of purchasing endangered land throughout Indian River County to benefit its citizens. The effort to save the Garden was recognized and endorsed by The Garden Conservancy as a ...

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  3. Affidavit reveals new info in shooting shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... on multiple drug charges. Andrew Coffee III and his son, Andrew Coffee IV, each have prior arrests. The Indian River County Sheriff's Office has described them as career criminals.

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  4. Florida SWAT Team Kills Pregnant Woman; Sheriff Says Boyfriend Used Her As Human ShieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | NewsOne

    ... , when the son allegedly fired at them, the report says. Three deputies returned fire and according to Indian River County Sheriff Deryl Loar, Coffee tried to use his girlfriend as a shield. Arlene Cooper, Alteria Woods' aunt, told CBS 12, " I've ...

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  5. Teen shot, injured in hunting accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A teen has been airlifted to a hospital after being shot in what the Indian River County Sheriff's Office is calling a hunting accident. The incident happened around 3 p.m. near 134th Court and 99th Street in Fellsmere.

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  6. Pregnant Woman Killed in SWAT Raid After Boyfriend Uses Her as ShieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    At approximately 5:45 A.M. this morning, the Indian River County Sheriff's Office Special Weapons and Tactics Team attempted to serve a search warrant in the 4500 block of 35th Avenue in Gifford near Vero Beach, Florida. Officials said that the elder Coffee had unknowingly walked out of the house right into the hands of police, who were preparing for the raid, but the suspect's son was still inside the house and was forewarned of the SWAT raid in the making, CBS 12 reported .

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  7. Florida drug raid: Boyfriend accused of using pregnant woman as human shieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Fox News

    ... Coffee's Gifford home a day earlier during the early-morning raid, TCPalm reported . Speaking at the Indian River County Courthouse in Vero Beach Monday, Ruffin said her son was trying to protect his family. She told TCPalm that Coffee ordered Woods ...

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  8. City Slickers and Airplane Litigation: Fight or Flight: Theobald v. Piper Aircraft, Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | JD Supra

    ... of the decedents or the plaintiffs resided in Miami-Dade. The aircraft was designed and manufactured in Indian River County, Florida, but was not serviced and did not land in Miami-Dade. The remaining defendants had no connection with the state of ...

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  9. Pregnant Woman Killed By Police Used As Shield By 'Coward' Boyfriend: CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Switched

    A young pregnant woman killed in a shootout between a suspected drug dealer and Florida police died by gunfire from officers, not the suspect, according to officials. "Unfortunately, one of the rounds fired by a swat team member struck an innocent person that Andrew Coffee IV cowardly was using as protection ... while firing on law enforcement officers," Indian River County Sheriff Deryl Loar said.

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  10. Woman dead, father and son arrested in 'drug house' shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | Yahoo!

    A man and his son are in custody after a shootout with authorities serving a search warrant in a suspected central Florida "drug house" left a woman dead, officials said Monday. Indian River County Sheriff Deryl Loar described Andrew Coffee III, 37, and his son, Andrew Coffee 23, as "career criminals" who are "no strangers" to the law enforcement community in Gifford, which is near Vero Beach on Florida's Atlantic Coast.

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  11. Woman dead, father and son arrested in a drug housea shootingRead the original story

    Monday Mar 20 | Daily Journal

    A man and his son are in custody after a shootout with authorities serving a search warrant in a suspected central Florida "drug house" left a woman dead, officials said Monday. Indian River County Sheriff Deryl Loar described Andrew Coffee III, 37, and his son, Andrew Coffee 23, as "career criminals" who are "no strangers" to the law enforcement community in Gifford, which is near Vero Beach on Florida's Atlantic Coast.

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  12. Crime fighting operation prompts Gifford arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... team members. Andrew Coffee III and his son, Andrew Coffee IV, each have dozens of prior arrests. The Indian River County Sheriff's Office described them as career criminals. The sheriff's office says the younger Coffee started shooting at the swat ...

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  13. Sheriff: Boyfriend used pregnant woman as shield in shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | CBS News

    ... Alteria Woods' boyfriend and his father during the raid that left Woods dead and a deputy wounded. Indian River County Sheriff Deryl Loar said Woods was an innocent bystander caught in the crossfire, but also said her boyfriend, 23-year-old Andrew ...

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  14. Woman killed, deputy injured in Indian River Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A 21-year-old woman was killed and a deputy was shot in Indian River County while members of their SWAT team attempted to serve a search warrant early Sunday. The Indian River County Sheriff's Office says their SWAT team attempted to serve the search warrant in the 4500 block of 35th Ave. in Gifford at approximately 5:45 a.m. Sunday.

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  15. Indian River County deputy shot, person killed in SWAT search warrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 19 | WFTV Orlando

    ... us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, Fla. - An Indian River County deputy was grazed in her shoulder by a bullet, and the accused gunman was shot and killed, when ...

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  16. USA - Health groups fight elimination of fluoride in Fellsmere water supplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | UK Against Fluoridation

    ... received and that the five-year period has expired, he said. But local health organizations such as the Indian River County Health Department and Treasure Coast Community Health protested. Dr. Johnny Johnson, president of the American Fluoridation ...

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  17. Bill could put brakes on rail plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | WPTV Local News

    A legislative proposal that would place regulations on passenger rail service could derail plans to link Orlando and Miami, a representative for All Aboard Florida's Brightline service warned as a Senate committee approved the measure Tuesday. Also, the proposal could result in "many years of legal and administrative" challenges, Rusty Roberts, vice president of government affairs for All Aboard Florida, told members of the Transportation Committee.

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  18. Indian River Co. schools to develop 5-year planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Monday is your chance to help shape the future of education in Indian River County. The school district is asking parents to join in a conversation to develop a new five-year plan.

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  19. Drought index highest in Okeechobee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | WPTV Local News

    Two counties in our area may be in the most danger of wildfires. Okeechobee County and Indian River County have a drought index higher than 600 which means it's very dry.

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  20. Street named in honor of slain deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Indian River County Commission voted unanimously to rename 28th Avenue in Gifford to Deputy Garry Chambliss Memorial Avenue, to honor the deputy shot and killed while standing outside a friend's home on February 17, 2017. Indian River County Sheriff Deryl Loar stated, "The Indian River County Sheriff's Office will forever remain mindful of the tragic loss of one of our own.

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