A Winter Haven man quickly learned that he couldn’t always have it his way when he pointed a gun at another vehicle in the parking lot of a Burger King.
Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff's Office are looking for two women who abandoned a dog in a neighborhood and then drove off.
A vegetation fire off Fort Green Road in Bowling Green burned about 80 acres of grass and wooded area on Tuesday afternoon, according to firefighters.
A Polk County Sheriff's Office crime scene van was involved in a multi-vehicle crash Tuesday morning that left some injured, according to PCSO.
The measles outbreak has made its way to Central Florida. Over the weekend, the Florida Department of Health confirmed a ninth case out of Polk County.
The RP Funding Center in Lakeland is enforcing a new bag policy ahead of this week's high school basketball championships this week at the complex.
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd says the motto on his gifted coffee mug that states, ‘You can’t fix stupid, you can just cuff it’ especially rang true recently when he says Polk City leaders caught a man breaking into a car during a commission meeting.
Most people who lived in Bartow in the early 90s will tell you tales about hanging out with Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Macaulay Culkin and Anna Chlumsky on a porch attached to a blue and yellow house during the filming of the movie ‘My Girl’. The home, which was the setting for a funeral parlor in a coming-of-age movie about a pre-teen girl who always thought she was about to die and ends up burying her best friend, is about to be a place of new life.
Willow, a tiny Pomeranian, was reunited with her 15-year-old owner on Saturday afternoon, according to police.
SPCA Florida is hoping people will open their homes to mama dogs and their puppies as puppy season remains in full swing in Polk County.
Winter Haven police are asking for help identifying a man they say exposed himself to a child who was walking to school.
If you've ever had a child get on the wrong school bus or off at the wrong bus stop, you know how scary that can be.
January 6 accused rioter and fugitive Olivia Pollock was on the run for 10 months until she and two others were caught by the FBI last month hiding in Groveland, Florida.
Polk County authorities confirmed its first case of rabies in 2024 found in a bat earlier this month.
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd says his agency is taking a new approach when it comes to providing mental health and substance addiction services at the Polk County Jail.
More people are visiting downtown Lakeland, which is a great thing, but it's creating an issue when it comes to finding on-street parking during the peak, lunch-hour time.
The Grooms family and their generations of customers have been celebrating the strawberry for half a century.
A man featured on FOX's “America's Most Wanted” was captured by deputies in Polk County late Sunday evening.
Hospital patient dumping continues to be a crisis in Polk County, and newly obtained body-camera video shows another recent incident.
A Davenport man was killed while trying to cross US 27 over the weekend, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office.