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.
Highlands County is home to rolling fields and beautiful farmland. It's also home to a colorful, 100-acre caladium farm, making Lake Placid the Caladium Capital of the World.
A bear family have been spotted in Highlands County – and officials are telling residents to leave them alone.
A mama bear and her cubs have been roaming around Highlands County for about a month, and were recently spotted in Avon Park. Highlands County officials are warning residents that if they seem them, avoid them!
Travel down the back roads of Highlands County, make a turn onto East Circle Street and you'll find an open sign on a wooden porch with rocking chairs.
Highlands County residents spent Monday preparing for potential impacts of Hurricane Dorian.
There's a little shop in Sebring that's serving up more than just hot dogs and ice cream -- they offer hundreds of different kinds of soda.
Deputies in Highlands County say the body of a missing man has now been found.
The Highlands County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing man who is diabetic and in need of medication.
If you see a lot of police activity at Sebring Middle School on Friday morning, don’t be alarmed, it’s just a training session.