Three people -- the driver of a stolen vehicle, a mother and her infant -- were seriously injured following a crash in Lakeland early Tuesday morning.
A violinist and the crew at a music studio in Lakeland were recently called upon to create music for a top-secret project.
A 41-year-old woman from Tampa was arrested for DUI following a crash in Polk County, deputies say.
The Hardee County Sheriff’s Office says they have located a missing woman who was last seen in Bartow Friday evening.
Three teenagers were injured in a single-vehicle crash Saturday night, with one of the teens passing away from her injuries the following morning, police say.
Lakeland police are investigating a double homicide after discovering two bodies inside a home near the 1500 block of West Highland Street.
COVID-19 is changing the way kids are going to eat when the new school year begins. The Polk County School District just unveiled its new procedures aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus.
It was back to school Thursday for thousands of kids at McKeel Academy in Lakeland. The charter school system, with three campuses for K through 12, is one of the first school to re-open in the state amid a COVID-19 pandemic.
The board of trustees for the Lake Wales charter school system voted unanimously Wednesday to cancel school sports until further notice because of COVID-19.
Employees at a business in downtown Lakeland are now trained in de-escalation tactics so they can deal with customers who refuse to wear a mask.
Lyndsay Gendreau, a fourth-grade teacher, wrote a self-published book to ease her 3-year-old son’s fears and confusion over COVID-19.
City leaders in Lakeland voted Monday to extend their mandatory indoor mask resolution, which was set to expire at 5 p.m.
Florida Department of Corrections Officer Amber Reeves, 27, of Winter Haven, was arrested early Sunday morning for DUI after driving the wrong way on a major highway, according to the Haines City Police Department.
A 37-year-old man from Orlando and a 37-year-old woman from Davenport were killed Friday morning in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 4 in Lakeland, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Many landlords are cringing after Florida’s governor again extended the moratorium on evictions and foreclosures.
Florida Highway Patrol troopers say one person is dead following a crash on Interstate 4.
County officials are offering a maximum of 10 sandbags to Polk County residents in preparation of any potential storm threat from Isaias.
As Florida gets a clearer picture of where Hurricane Isaias is headed, some Bay Area counties have decided not to close state-run testing sites.
Canine handlers conducting a training exercise found the remains of Takeria Adderly, hidden within heavy vegetation in the 2000 block of West Bella Vista Street on July 29. Adderly was reported missing by her family on June 30.
McKeel Academy, a charter school system based in Lakeland, appears to be leading the pack. It is going to re-open on Thursday, August 6, weeks ahead of most school districts.