At least two crashes closed part of Interstate 4 through Polk County this morning.
Black Lives Matter Polk Restoration met with community leaders Wednesday night at the Dream Center in Lakeland to discuss a demonstration planned for this weekend.
A group by the name of “Called to Serve Farmworkers” is launching a new effort to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd didn't mince words at Monday's news conference when it came to looters.
Protests in Polk County were peaceful Monday night after a weekend of “civil unrest” on Saturday and Sunday prompted officials to declare a local state of emergency and issue a curfew through early Tuesday morning.
During a peaceful protest in Polk County Monday, officers held signs saying "free hugs" and "don't blame all for actions of few."
Citing “serious incidents” in Lakeland, Sheriff Grady Judd has issued a countywide curfew for Polk County tonight, starting at 10 p.m.
The Polk County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit is asking for information surrounding a hit-and-run crash that killed Scott Andrew Matthies, 36, around 4:45 a.m. Saturday morning on the entrance to Interstate 4 eastbound from U.S. Highway 27.
Tampa-native Wade Fitzgerald is this year's Blanchard Carillon Fellow at Bok Tower Gardens and will play five live concerts a week through July 17.
A 4-month-old child had a fractured skull and multiple bruises at the time of her death, leading to the arrest of a Bartow woman, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office.
A Lakeland couple battling COVID-19 is finally feeling some relief after receiving a plasma infusion as part of a nationwide trial to see if transfusions can help treat coronavirus patients.
Deputies in Polk County are searching for four young men accused of robbing a convenience store in Haines City.
Lakeland’s oldest private school is closing. Late last week, the Diocese of Orlando sent an email to the parents of kids who go to St. Joseph's Academy in Lakeland.
Bill Hallbritter didn’t have to leave his house to commemorate Memorial Day Monday.
An 8-year-old boy was killed in an ATV crash in the River Ranch area Saturday, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office.
Their hands have spent countless hours plucking strawberries, squash and other fruits and vegetables that would eventually end up on the plates and in the stomachs of people they will never meet.
Memorial Day weekend is one of the biggest boating holidays of the year and despite the coronavirus pandemic, people are expected to head for the water.
The announcement came Friday morning, a couple of days after Winter Haven and Polk County officials approved of the theme park's plans for a safe reopening.
A couple from Winter Haven is set to appear on Fox’s new show "Ultimate Tag," hosted by NFL superstar JJ Watt and his brothers. The show gives the age-old game of tag a parkour twist.
A months-long wiretap investigation focusing on illegal drug trafficking led to charges against 74 suspects, detectives in Polk County announced Wednesday.