A teen girl and a woman are dead after a crash in rural Highlands County Sunday night. Two others were inured the crash, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The family of a 16-year-old murder victim is still left searching for answers as investigators try and track down the killer. The Highlands County Sheriff's Office said Dresean Williams was shot and killed by his cousin at a local car wash more than a year ago.
Home security camera video shows the moment lightning struck in a Sebring neighborhood over the weekend.
A program called “Heeling Together Academy” at Avon Park Correctional Institution is giving prisoners and their fuzzy sidekicks a second chance at life.
Anthony Joshua Borgesano, 19, from Orlando was identified as the suspect on April 12, according to Highlands County deputies. Investigators said they responded to a report of a kidnapping at about 8:10 p.m. on April 11 in Spring Lake.
Avon Park residents were left cleaning up after large hail fell during Highlands County storms Monday evening.
Severe weather moved through Highlands County early Monday evening. County officials reported damages to vehicles and downed power lines after hail fell in parts of the county.
Dry air and moderate to high winds are stoking concerns that brush fires could become a problem in Bay Area counties Wednesday.
The Special Victims Unit of the Highlands County Sheriff's Office wants sex offenders to know it takes proper registration seriously. Deputies said registered sex offender Jorge Francisco Paz was warned, but appears not to have taken it seriously.
A 28-year-old Sebring man is dead after an alleged intoxicated wrong-way driver fleeing from a crash hit him head-on in Highlands County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Highlands County deputies are investigating after a woman's body was found behind a store.
Luis Salinas, 35, who was wanted for sexual battery of a child, a capital felony, was arrested after he passed out in an Avon Park McDonald’s drive-thru lane, according to the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office.
A family devastated by COVID-19 is being held together by an outpouring of support from their community.
Once a month, a dirt track in Avon Park hosts some high-adrenaline racing, but it's not cars or motorcycles flying around this track. It's lawnmowers.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that killed four people and seriously injured another in Highlands County.
Friday, a Highlands County judge decided to delay the trial for the Sebring bank shooting suspect but wants a date to be scheduled before the year is over.
The families of five women gunned down at a SunTrust Bank in Sebring just over three years ago now demand justice. The man charged in their deaths has yet to face trial due to the pandemic and numerous legal delays – and another continuance may be on the horizon.
Sunday marks three years since the peace and quiet normally found in the town of Sebring was shattered. On Jan. 23, 2019, Zephen Xaver walked into the SunTrust Bank along U.S. 27, south of Lake Jackson, opened fire, and killed five women inside.
Just a two-hour drive from Tampa, through the back roads of Central Florida, there's a small town with a colorful secret.
A 45-year-old Sebring woman hit a car head-on, killing the man who was driving and a 4-year-old girl, according to FHP. A female passenger and two other children in the car were also seriously injured.