Security guard program in Melbourne to expand to other Central Florida cities

Security guard program expanding to other Central Florida cities With a string of mass shootings dominating the headlines, the owner of Black Hawk Security said the need for more security guards is more pressing than ever. MELBOURNE, Fla. – Tara Dustin is locked and loaded. The 24-year-old joined Black Hawk Security a few weeks ago, …

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Melbourne police seek suspect in attempted bank robbery

MELBOURNE, Fla. – Police are searching for a man who attempted to rob a Wells Fargo bank near Melbourne Square Friday morning. The Melbourne Police Department shared surveillance pictures of the man, who officers said walked directly up to a clerk and demanded cash before running away when the employee immediately called for help. [TRENDING: …

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Maverick’ F-18 dogfighting action scenes filmed by Melbourne-manufactured jet

MELBOURNE, Fla. – “Top Gun: Maverick” is loaded with IMAX-worthy high-speed footage of F/A-18 Super Hornets dogfighting, dodging missiles, chasing through canyons and zooming over snow-capped mountaintops. Turns out much of the movie’s action-packed aerial cinematography was filmed by — of all aircraft — a Melbourne-manufactured Embraer executive jet. A specially outfitted Phenom 300E “camera …

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Motorcyclist killed in crash with SUV in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Fla. – A crash in Melbourne killed a motorcyclist Tuesday morning. Melbourne police said Richard Abreu, 32, was traveling west on East Hibiscus Boulevard on his motorcycle shortly before 11:10 a.m. when a Nissan SUV turned into his path from Oak Street. [TRENDING: Disney Dreams bids farewell to Port Canaveral | 1 dead after …

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Orlando woman dies after crash on Interstate 95 near Melbourne

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – An Orlando woman died Saturday morning after her car — disabled following a crash with a guardrail — was struck by another vehicle on Interstate 95 near Melbourne, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The fatal crash forced the closure of the inside and center northbound lanes. All lanes have since …

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Melbourne police officer resigns amid DUI investigation

MELBOURNE, Fla. – A Melbourne police officer who was under investigation on suspicion of driving under the influence has resigned. Peter Dolci was pulled over Jan. 20 by a Palm Bay police officer, who said Dolci was speeding and swerving. [TRENDING: Orlando couple out nearly $5K after ATM takeover scheme | Video: Parkgoer removes alligator …

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