March is Women’s History Month and Polk County is celebrating in a way that brings the past and present together with a unique photo exhibit.
Polk County deputies arrested Joshua Kiper, 38, of Plant City, early Saturday morning for DUI following a traffic stop.
A Lakeland police officer shot and killed a man Sunday morning after witnessing the man shoot a woman at the Cobblestone Landing townhome community.
Baylee Simpson, 25, of Mulberry was killed Friday afternoon after deputies say her car struck a tree and caught fire while she was fleeing the scene of a crash.
Haines City police arrested a substitute teacher accused of hitting two students at Boone Middle School.
Lemuel Geathers shattered the race barrier in 1981 when he was elected as Winter Haven’s first Black mayor.
Two senior vaccination pods opened Wednesday in Polk and Pasco counties.
As COVID-19 vaccines are distributed throughout the state of Florida, individual counties are beginning to release information about how and to whom the two-dose vaccine will be distributed.
The Hurricanes have had a complete transformation, going from worst to first. From just two wins a year ago to 21 this season and a trip to the school's first Final 4, where the Hurricanes are set to play Jacksonville's Andrew Jackson Thursday at 2 p.m. in Lakeland.
When the black-necked swan lost his mate last year after she was hit by a car, everyone thought he'd be flying solo since swans mate for life. But he had other ideas: he's now wooing not one, but two other swans.
Haines City police arrested Yolanda Curtis-Deliz, 46, a certified nursing assistant, after they say she stole $920 from a COVID-19 patient’s wallet at AdventHealth Heart of Florida.
Winter Haven police arrested DeShawn Lee Williams, 18, on Friday after they say he brought a loaded handgun to school in his backpack.
A retired teacher who lost everything when his RV went up in flames learned how much he meant to his former students as they raised money to help get him back on his feet.
The man suspected of murdering an 18-year-old from Lakeland turned himself into detectives in Sumter County, where the victim’s body was found, officials said.
Charlie Roberts is being remembered as smart, fun-loving, and someone who stepped up to help the family after his mother recently passed. He was 18 years old.
Stress and depression are just some of the issues Lakeland Regional Health plans to treat at its new Center for Behavioral Health Center.
The Postal Service says the pandemic led more people to shop online and caused a manpower drain in the agency as more people retire to avoid coming in contact with COVID-19, which has had significant impacts on mail delivery.
Through his podcast "Crying In My Car," former teacher and comedian Devin Siebold takes a humorous look at classroom life.
After being vaccinated against COVID-19, many hope for life to go back to pre-pandemic normal, but experts say that's not likely.
Jacob Ritchie's mother is one of 500,000 Americans, 30,000 Floridians and 6,996 Tampa Bay area residents to suffer the coronavirus's worst fate.