31, Jul 2014 - Melbourne, FL Public defender in Brevard courtroom fight resigns
The assistant public defender who was involved in a courtroom fight with Brevard County Judge John C. Murphy resigned Monday morning, saying he disagreed with Public Defender Blaise Trettis' support of Murphy's return, Local 6 News partner Florida Today reported. "I am thankful that I have had the opportunity over the years to practice law with the many outstanding attorneys who have worked for ...
29, Jul 2014 - Brevard, FL Florida judge suspended for courthouse fisticuffs returns to work
By Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida judge who was caught on courtroom video challenging a defense lawyer to a fistfight returned to work on Monday after four weeks of anger management counseling, the court said. Judge John Murphy of Brevard County will remain in counseling indefinitely and be reassigned to civil from criminal case duty, Chief Judge John Harris said in a ...
04, Apr 2014 - Judge: EDC records are public
A judge has ruled in favore of Brevard Clerk of Court Scott Ellis, left, regarding the release of Economic Development Commission of Florida's Space Coast documents.
04, Apr 2014 - Bradley trial expected to start this week
Steve Pill, the widower of Brevard County Sheriff's Deputy Barbara Pill, watched the court proceedings from the back row of the gallery Monday. / Andrew Ford/FLORIDA TODAY
03, Apr 2014 - Brevard, FL 2nd round of Florida arrests for Internet gambling
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Almost a year after Florida lawmakers outlawed Internet cafes following the arrests of dozens of suspects on gambling charges, authorities on Thursday made a second-round of arrests and executed search warrants in an effort to break up two Internet cafe operations that they say were ...
02, Apr 2014 - Titusville, FL Court: Most EDC records open
Most records of the Economic Development Commission of Florida's Space Coast are open to public scrutiny, a judge ruled Wednesday. It's a victory for Brevard Clerk of Courts Scott Ellis, who brought the case
01, Apr 2014 - Thumbs up, thumbs down" Judging Brevard's winners, losers in the news
Florida senior guard Scottie Wilbekin celebrates a win over Kentucky. / Associated Press Sharon Glass was sentenced to 40 years in prison. / FLORIDA TODAY file