Today marks one year since five innocent women were shot and killed inside a SunTrust bank. The building on U.S. 27 has since been demolished. In its place sits a brand new park that was built in the victims' memory.
Highlands County deputies are asking for the public’s help in finding 81-year-old Margaret Becker.
The Highlands County Sheriff’s Office is asking for state-wide assistance to find an 81-year-old woman last seen at the CVS in Sebring around 4:30 p.m. on Friday.
A 19-year-old man is facing over a hundred counts of child pornography charges, according to the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office.
A Lake Placid man is dead after the semi-truck he was driving crashed into a cow, troopers said.
Troopers are searching for a driver who ran over a person that was lying in the roadway following a motorcycle crash.
Zachrey Stephen Steiner, 29, is accused of uploading pornography featuring his ex-girlfriends (all minors) without their knowledge, according to the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office.
Detectives with the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a homicide on South Avenue A in Avon Park.
A 12-year-old boy who attends Hill-Gustat Middle School has been accused of creating an Instagram post claiming there will be a shooting at his school, according to Highlands County deputies.
A young mother and her unborn baby almost lost their lives in a horrific drunk driving crash. This week, a jury awarded the Highlands County woman more than $200 million in a civil suit against the driver who slammed into them.
Authorities said a 34-year-old Sebring man was shot and killed in Highway Park overnight.
Deputies in Highlands County say a 7-year-old boy who went missing in Avon Park this afternoon has now been found safe.
“It is hard to drive by this lot and not think about these ladies,” said Sebring resident Jose Sanchez. “It’s really hard, every day.”
Parents of students at Sebring Middle School were told Wednesday to pick their children up from school due to a bear sighting in the area.
A woman in Highlands County has been charged with child neglect in connection with her 9-year-old daughter's death earlier this year.
A young boy with autism died Sunday afternoon in Lake Placid after he wandered from his home and fell into a pool.
Several students were injured when their school bus crashed in Highlands County Tuesday.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) conducted the largest explosives seizure in Florida's history Monday, collecting nearly 8,000 pounds of explosives allegedly being stockpiled by a Sarasota resident.
A Florida man had over 7,700 pounds of explosives in his possession, and after his conviction, federal officials no longer needed it as evidence.
The City of Lake Placid is already known worldwide for colorful caladiums.