Police say a person killed their dog and then died by suicide at a Lake Wales boat ramp this morning.
The Lake Wales Police Department is investigating after a bicyclist was hit and killed Thursday evening on US 27, south of State Road 60.
A woman from Lake Wales tried to sell nearly 9 pounds, but it turned out the potential buyers were undercover Polk County detectives, according to the sheriff's office.
Police in Lake Wales are searching for a suspected shooter responsible for injuring one person on Monday.
Brothers Jojo Lobato, 19, and Angel Lobato, 18, of Lake Wales, were arrested Saturday night in Lake Wales thanks to a tip regarding their location, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
Horstman says Jo Jo Labato, 19, and his brother Angel, 18, are on the run after stealing the car of Danne Frazier. Frazier’s body was found earlier this week in a Lake Wales orange grove.
Ernest McKnight III, 36, was arrested Thursday after deputies say he committed a series of crimes over several days, some in the company of an eight-year-old child.
Wagner Salvador, 42, lost three family members Friday night after the car he was driving was hit nearly head-on by Phillip Penatello, 83, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
Professional sports teams are doing it. Now, a Polk County school is trying the same approach to ward off COVID-19.
Students at Lake Wales Charter High School were supposed to go back to class Monday, but didn’t.
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.
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.
The scene of the blaze is off Tiger Lake Road in the Lake Wales area. Strong winds out of the north are sending the flames towards Highway 60.
The Easter sunrise service at Bok Tower Gardens is a 94-year-old tradition that attracts thousands of people. This year, no one is allowed to be there in person, but it will be online for everyone to enjoy.
Lake Wales police responded to a deadly pedestrian crash on Tuesday.
Polk County deputies hope someone will come forward with information about a hit-and-run that seriously injured a 49-year-old man Saturday evening in Lake Wales.
A 49-year-old man suffered serious injuries when he was hit by a car in Lake Wales Saturday night, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
Victory Ridge Academy, a school for kids with mental and physical challenges, is kicking off a half-million-dollar fundraising campaign to fund one of the school's most basic needs: buses.
Police are investigating after someone was caught on camera stealing a Shih Tzu puppy from a Lake Wales pet store.
It's been two heartbreaking years of waiting and wondering for a Polk County family. October 28, 2017, a driver hit and killed 56-year-old Leonard Wimberly, Jr. as he was riding a bike on a Lake Wales road.