Four years after five people were gunned down at a bank in Sebring, the case still lingers in court. Wednesday is Zephen Xaver's last day to confirm whether his lawyers will attempt to use the insanity defense.
Highlands County deputies are investigating after a man was shot to death early Saturday morning in Avon Park.
"Coasts are typically affected worse than we are, but that doesn't mean that we don't suffer damage when hurricanes come through. Preparation is the key to success in any disaster like this. This needs to be that wake-up call, especially for those folks that liven the low-lying areas."
Deputies in Highlands County say they have busted one of its most prolific drug dealers.
A 14-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl from Sebring have been safely located following a statewide Missing Child Alert.
Caladiums are primarily grown in Lake Placid, described as the “Caladium Capital of the World.” You can see the massive fields and purchase some for your own garden during the 31st annual Caladium Festival this weekend.
The statewide Missing Child Alert for a 14-year-old girl from Sebring has been canceled. The girl was found safe, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
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.