A 21-year-old suspect believed to be involved in a Lakeland drive-by shooting that injured 11 people last week was shot and killed by a Lakeland police officer in Winter Haven on Monday, investigators say.
Lake Wales police said a 13-year-old boy was sitting in a paved alleyway, waiting for his school bus to arrive when a vehicle struck him.
A Winter Haven man was arrested after "hundreds" of child porn files were found on his computer, officers said. The investigation started after his former roommate alerted the police.
One of Florida’s most unusual and upscale golf resorts has been sold.
A historically Black neighborhood in Lake Wales is undergoing a renaissance.
Gregory Smith grew up on North Iowa Avenue in Lakeland. Monday afternoon, a barrage of bullets rang out on that street in broad daylight as children walked home from the school bus.
The police chief of Lakeland said one more person showed up at a hospital after Monday's drive-by shooting, bringing the total number of victims to 11.
Lines of cars formed at a Lakeland gas station before 11 a.m. Tuesday. Customers were waiting for the price signs to switch to an uncommon site – 99 cents a gallon.
A 25-year-old driver was intoxicated when he crossed into oncoming traffic along a Lakeland road and crashed into another vehicle, deputies said.
Instead of in loving arms, a newborn in Mulberry began her life in the cold and dark. The baby girl was left abandoned in a wooded area near the Regal Loop Mobile Home Park.
Investigators say 10 people were injured in a Lakeland shooting, and they are now searching for the vehicle involved and the shooters.
Three Polk County residents charged together in the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol won their request to sever their case from a fourth co-defendant who decided he will act as his own attorney at trial.
A Lakeland man was killed and two others were injured after two trucks collided Saturday night.
A newborn baby is recovering in the hospital after deputies say she was abandoned in the woods outside a Polk County mobile home park early Saturday morning.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash that claimed the life of a Lake Alfred man Saturday night.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash that claimed the life of a Winter Haven man early Saturday morning.
Winter in Florida means strawberry season and the official state dessert is fresh from the farm to table.
A burglar in Haines City was shot by a resident during a home invasion, according to city police. The suspect is expected to survive, but another suspect is on the loose and officers hope someone will turn them in.
Kids Pack, which provides food for needy kids in Polk and Hillsborough Counties, is in a squeeze.
A man who has been on the streets for 30 years finally has a home thanks to a Good Samaritan who uses social media to help strangers.