Police investigate after sand-trapped Maserati found on Cocoa Beach
Some way, somehow, a driver fleeing police managed to get the black, late-model luxury car stuck in the sand, with the ocean waves as a backdrop along a stretch of one of the world’s most famous beaches, according to News 6 partner Florida Today.
Cocoa Beach man using teen persona drives to Deltona for sex with 12-year-old, deputies say
A 29-year-old Cocoa Beach man accused of portraying himself as a minor online to have sex with a 12-year-old girl was arrested Saturday by Volusia County deputies after a detective reportedly assumed a false identity of their own to lure him in.
Reprimanded Cocoa Beach officers ‘escalated’ arrest of man sleeping on bench
Before Jonathan Hosmer was pepper sprayed and restrained by his ankles, Cocoa Beach police say Officer Matt LaFleur was right to check on the 30-year-old after he fell asleep on a bench in front of the Tropics bar last summer.
Surfing Santas to face wind chills in upper 20s, temps in 30s on Christmas Eve morning
Surfing Santas typically draws national television coverage with colorful images of costumed surfers joy-riding across a sun-splashed Florida beach — while most of America shivers amid wintry December weather, according to News 6 partner Florida Today.
‘Thank you:’ Daughter of deceased Artemis engineer to see historic launch in person
The countdown begins. NASA's Artemis I mission is on track for Monday morning if all systems are a go. And the daughter of an Artemis I project engineer who died in April will have the chance to see the results of her father's work.
Ex-classmates sent evidence to FBI about Cocoa Beach man’s role in Capitol Riot
His travel is also restricted to the Middle District of Florida and Washington D.C., as needed for his trial. A screen capture from Dillion Homol's Facebook Live. According to the FBI, Homol in a live stream said: “It’s the Capitol building, they are counting the electorals in there right now and we stormed it. A screen capture from Dillion Homol's Facebook Live. At least 29 people have been arrested in Florida as of Thursday, of which 21 in the Middle District of Florida.
Army Corps begin $10.6 million sand renourishment project in Cocoa Beach
COCOA BEACH, Fla. – Cocoa Beach — the Space Coast’s premier tourism spot — soon will see new sands, dredged up and pumped in from shoals several miles offshore of Cape Canaveral. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin placing the new sand on the so-called North Reach section of its Brevard County Shore Protection Project “on or about March 20,” News 6 partner Florida Today reports. That estimated $15 million project is expected to be completed by April 30, county officials say, when beach widening projects must stop to prevent disrupting endangered and threatened sea turtle nesting. AdThe Cocoa Beach project, also expected to be complete by April 30, is the latest in a series of periodic federal beach renourishments that began in 2000. The source sand for the Cocoa Beach project will be dredged from Canaveral Shoals, about five miles offshore of Cape Canaveral.