Tropical storm Isaias spares Brevard County
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. Tropical Storm Isaias skirted the coastal cities of Brevard County on Sunday, sparing residents from the brunt of its winds and rain. News 6 measured sustained winds in the Indialantic area at 20 miles-per-hour at the peak of the storm with gusts of 30 miles-per-hour at the beach. Pawn fronds littered area roadways, but there were no power outages and little to no damage reported. Many people flocked to the beach to look at the rough surf kicked up by the storm. We were sort of enjoying the storm at home and we thought, you know what?
Typical Florida: Paradise Beach visitors unfazed by Tropical Storm Isaias approach
Marrufo and his fiance, Verlaine Tipton, took their chiweenie, Zeus, on a beach walk about 9 a.m. Sunday at popular Paradise Beach Park near Indialantic. Diana Martinez-Toraya of Eau Gallie was the lone surfer from 8 to 9 a.m. at Paradise Beach Park. Picnickers enjoyed morning meals at Paradise Beach Park and Douglas Park in Indialantic. He visited Paradise Beach Park on Sunday morning, sitting at a dune crossover watching waves roll in under breezy, overcast skies. Following her annual custom, Palm Bay resident Claudia Lima dropped by Paradise Beach Park to celebrate her 20th birthday.
Indialantic adopts emergency order requiring face masks to curb spread of COVID-19
INDIALANTIC, Fla. The town of Indialantic has adopted a local emergency order that will require the use of face masks for every person living, working, or visiting the town, according to a news release. According to town officials, the local emergency order will require face coverings in indoor town-owned and operated facilities, to require all businesses to post their face covering policy to alert older persons and persons with underlying conditions of whether or not all other persons within a business will have face coverings as a way to make informed decisions to enter a business, and to require businesses that are deemed essential by this Local Emergency Order to the needs of all residents to require face coverings for all patrons.[RELATED: These Central Florida cities, counties have face covering requirements]The order defines a face covering as a uniform piece of material that securely covers a persons nose and mouth and remains affixed in place without the use of ones hands, whether store-bought or homemade, concurrent with CDC guidelines.According to officials, exceptions to the face mask requirement includes:Persons under the age of 6 years oldPersons for whom a face covering would cause impairment due to an existing health conditionPersons working in a business or profession who do not have contact with other peoplePersons working in a business or profession who maintain social distancing from another personPersons working in a business or profession where working with a face covering would prevent them from performing the duties of the business or professionPersons exercising while maintaining social distancingPersons eating or drinkingPersons eating or drinking; orPublic safety, police, fire, and other life safety and public health personnel, as their personal protection equipment will be governed by their respective agenciesAny person who is hearing impaired and needs to see the mouth of someone wearing a face covering in order to communicateThe emergency order will remain in place for seven days, beginning at 8 a.m. Friday and expiring at 12:01 a.m. on July 15. The order can be renewed.
Arrest made in Indialantic man's shooting death
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - A 21-year-old man has been charged with fatally shooting a 51-year-old man in Indialantic after investigators determined the suspect was handling a firearm when it went off, shooting the victim. Jonathan Montgomery was found fatally shot Nov. 8 at a home on Sand Pine Road in unincorporated Indialantic, according to the Brevard County Sheriff's Office. Neighbor Jim Schroeder said the two men were friends and Hamilton often stayed at the Montgomery family home. Hamilton was booked into the Brevard County Jail Sunday. As the investigation continues, anyone with information is asked to call the Brevard County Sheriff's Office homicide unit or Crimeline.
Sheila Trott's sons interviewed by police
Graham and Creighton Trott were questioned by investigators before Kelly Brennan's battered body was found near a beach in Indialantic, Florida, on Feb. 16, 2010. Listen to audio excerpts of their recorded statements and how it provided insight into Brennan's murder.cbsnews.com