3 hurt after fight leads to shooting in crowded downtown Melbourne street, police say
Three men were hospitalized early Saturday after police responded to a shooting reported in downtown Melbourne, chasing down and arresting two other men who dropped one of the victims off at Holmes Regional Medical Center, according to a news release.
PE teacher at Florida middle school accused of letting students fight on campus, district says
A physical education teacher at Johnson Middle School in Melbourne is on leave and under investigation after it was reported they allegedly played a role in “allowing students to fight on campus,” according to statements from the school and its district.
‘Should not be happening:’ Picture of Melbourne firefighter giving Nazi salute under investigation
An attorney representing a Jewish firefighter showed a picture of his client’s colleague wearing a mustache and displaying a salute synonymous with Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany while wearing a Melbourne Fire Department polo during work.
Extended pediatric care facility temporarily closes Central Florida locations
A pediatric care facility for special needs children with locations across Central Florida has temporarily suspended operations following the hospitalization of two immediate family members, a spokesperson said in a statement on Monday.
Alzheimer’s patients find fun, caregivers find respite at an award-winning adult daycare
Every weekday morning a stream of buses pulls up under the carport at the Brevard Alzheimer’s Foundation in Melbourne. The staff helps everyone make their way to Joe’s Club, an adult daycare program for people who can’t safely be left at home. Most have Alzheimer’s or dementia.
Murray match highlights how tennis can be an all-night sport
Andy Murray was pleased with the result but not happy about the circumstances after finishing an Australian Open victory after 4 a.m. His marathon raised anew the issue that tennis has shown it is that rare sport where folks sometimes need to play all night.