Two top leaders of a popular Polk County youth baseball league were arrested this week, accused of stealing over $50,000 in funds, spending it on everything from cell phone bills to grocery orders.
Polk County deputies are asking the public for help in finding the men responsible for a violent home invasion, they said.
Kimberly Barnes told reporters Tuesday she still can't believe this happened to her son.
Officer Chad Landry was charged with DUI Saturday after being pulled over in a police SUV by an Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputy. The deputy said that Landry, who was recently assigned to the canine unit, was driving erratically, swerving, and hit a median.
A Lakeland family is suing an amusement park after a 10-year-old boy fell 20 feet from a zipline.
The last dairy in Polk County may close after getting slammed by a tornado that swept through the Lakeland area in October.
Parents encourage their kids to be polite while trick-or-treating on Halloween, but the parents of one Lakeland child can be proud of her considerate nature.
According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened around 1:30 p.m. on tracks adjacent to Combee Road North at U.S. Hwy 92 East.
Fake transcripts and fake credentials were enough to land a man a job at Lakeland Electric for six years until he was up for a promotion and ended up in jail - charged with fraud.
Polk Fire Rescue officially has a new leader. Robert Weech was sworn-in Wednesday as the chief during a ceremony at Polk State Center for Public Safety.
The Polk County Sheriff's Office confirmed it's conducting an investigation into cyberbullying connected to Samantha Markle and her half-sister, Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle.
Impatient and reckless drivers blowing through red lights kill hundreds of people each year. The difference between life and death can be less than a second.
Herc Rentals sent one of their trucks to Miami to make a pickup. Hundreds of miles later, the truck came back to Lakeland with a surprising cargo: Four little stowaways.
Lakeland police are looking for a man believed to have shot and killed a 19-year-old Monday.
Feathers flew in Lakeland Tuesday morning as city officials rounded up all of the swans on Lake Morton for a yearly veterinary check-up. Crews in boats crisscrossed in pursuit, while the swans tried to dash and dart away.
Polk County deputies are searching for an attempted murder suspect.
The church was built in 1912. Originally owned by Baptists, the building was sold to a local businessman who rented it. Its most recent name was Lugar de Restauracion, a place of restoration.
The friends of two people who were stabbed to death came together to remember them at Lakeland Pulse nightclub Wednesday.
A Lakeland city attorney is among several people facing charges in connection with a Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office prostitution sting.
A couple of teens were enjoying their day at the pool at Carlton Arms Apartments when people began to scream.