A former Hardee County Sherriff’s Office deputy has been charged with a first-degree misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty.
The driver involved in a hit-and-run crash that resulted in the death of a nine-year-old on Friday night has been arrested, according to authorities.
A Wauchula man who had previously been indicted for a Hardee County murder has been formally charged in the shooting death of a Palm Beach Lyft driver.
A suspect involved in a murder investigation in Wauchula has been booked into Hardee County Jail after fleeing to North Carolina, according to authorities.
One man was killed in a car crash in Hardee County on Sunday morning.
A woman facing an aggravated manslaughter charge in her granddaughter's death was in court Thursday. She's accused of leaving the seven-month-old baby in her car last November.
She was a teacher, principal and a grandmother, but for Tracey Nix, tragedy struck not once, but twice. Both of her grandchildren died while under her care.
This is more than a traditional Passion Play. Power and Light Productions is putting on a full Walk Through Easter event inside the Cattleman's Arena in Wauchula.
A judge has ordered a mental evaluation at the request of the attorney for a man who was arrested in North Carolina while driving the car of a dead Lyft driver from South Florida and who is also charged with murder in a separate case in Hardee County.
A Hardee County who police say was driving the car of a dead South Florida Lyft driver was charged with murder and other counts Tuesday in a separate case.
A fatal house fire is under investigation in Bowling Green.
The search is on for a Gary Levin, 74, after a man who was wanted in connection with a murder was arrested in his car. Levin's family has been unable to reach him for a week.
Millions of dollars will be allocated from the state to housing partners in six counties, including DeSoto, Hardee, and Sarasota, to help residents pay their home insurance deductibles.
A national volunteer organization is coming to the rescue for families in Fort Meade whose homes have been damaged by Hurricane Ian.
Florida investigators said Marlon Burgess was arrested for killing a witness who was planning on testifying against him in an attempted murder trial. The 20-year-old victim had survived being shot by Burgess in 2019, and was getting ready to testify when he was found dead, FDLE said.
When Hurricane Ian barreled through Florida a couple of weeks ago, it wasn't just people and their pets hunkering down for dear life. Sixty-nine great apes and nearly two dozen caretakers rode out the storm at their sanctuary in Wauchula.
Authorities say two people were found dead in Hardee County after an SUV was swept away by floodwaters in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian.
A Florida Highway Patrol trooper had to be rescued from rising floodwater caused by Hurricane Ian, as the storm barreled through the state last week.
Parts of Hardee County remained underwater Friday, as homeowners tried to salvage whatever they could.
Schools in Hardee County are closed indefinitely in the wake of Hurricane Ian.