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Melonie Holt


Orlando, FL, United States

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Past articles by Melonie:

Person of interest in homicide laughs while facing judge on unrelated charges

A man police believe is a person of interest in the death of a 61-year-old man in Palm Bay laughed as he faced a judge Wednesday on unrelated charges from New Mexico. → Read More

Boeing to conduct pad abort test of its Starliner spacecraft

On Monday, Boeing will conduct a pad abort test of its Starliner spacecraft to show it can protect astronauts by carrying them safely away from the launch pad in the event of an emergency. → Read More

NASA's scheduled ICON spacecraft night launch off Florida's Space Coast delayed

Crews at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center are doing their final preparations for the long-delayed ICON mission. → Read More

Brevard County residents rush to secure homes, boats as Hurricane Dorian nears

Even with a few days before Hurricane Dorian is tracked to impact Florida, some Brevard County residents are rushing to the stores to make sure their homes are supplied and secured. → Read More

Police: Woman struck, killed in Palm Bay hit-and-run

Officials are looking for answers after a 50-year-old woman was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while she was walking home, police said. → Read More

Florida's Space Coast is booming with commercial activity

Florida’s Space Coast is booming with commercial activity and very soon it will include Northrop Grumman’s Omega Rocket. → Read More

45th Space Wing prepares for more launches

Florida’s Space Coast is about to see a big boost in launch activity. → Read More

Man faces arson charges after fire displaces adults, children at Cocoa apartments, police say

One man is facing charges in connection to arson after a fire at an apartment left several people homeless early Thursday morning. → Read More

Years after launchpad explosion, SpaceX to attempt launch of communication satellite

Nearly three years after a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explosion destroyed a previous satellite, communication company Spacecom will again try to launch a satellite next week. → Read More

Lawmaker proposes Port Canaveral invest in Indian River Lagoon restoration

A Central Florida representative plans to propose legislation that would require Port Canaveral to invest 2% of its revenue in Indian River Lagoon restoration. → Read More

Cruise line worker accused of trying to smuggle himself from Florida to Canada

A cruise line worker is accused of trying to smuggle himself out of the U.S. in a case that spans from Port Canaveral to the Canadian border. → Read More

Deputies: Son of Cocoa mayor was ringleader of drug organization

Brevard County deputies are still rounding up suspects in their second major drug sweep since May. → Read More

SpaceX set to launch Falcon Heavy rocket at Cape Canaveral

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is calling the launch of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket the most "difficult launch ever," and one of the company's most challenging missions to date. → Read More

SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket set for first nighttime launch at Cape Canaveral

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is calling Monday night’s launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket the most difficult launch ever, and one of the company's most challenging missions to date. → Read More

Man brought in to clean up Titusville-Cocoa Airport Authority says it's just too much

Piles of paperwork, holes in the ceiling and old equipment left out to rust has created a mess at the Titusville-Cocoa Airport Authority. → Read More

Mother believes man accused of sexually abusing children may have abused her son

A mother is looking for answers after she believes her son was victimized by a man who has been accused of sexually battering two children under the age of 12. → Read More

Disney will base 2 new cruise ships out of Port Canaveral under proposed deal

Disney Cruise Line will bring two of three new ships to Port Canaveral under a 20-year deal pending before commissioners. → Read More

Body found inside mobile home near Port St. John

Authorities are conducting a death investigation after a body was found inside a mobile home near Port St. John, according to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office. → Read More

Teen leads Indialantic police on overnight chase through neighborhood, officials say

An Orlando teen is facing charges after Indialantic police said he fled from them, racing through a residential neighborhood overnight. → Read More

Merritt Island man accused of kidnapping, sexually assaulting neighbor

Officials said 55-year-old Sylvester Floyd kidnapped and assulted a woman as she walked around the Baxley Manor Apartments Saturday. → Read More