Lakeland’s oldest private school is closing. Late last week, the Diocese of Orlando sent an email to the parents of kids who go to St. Joseph's Academy in Lakeland.
Bill Hallbritter didn’t have to leave his house to commemorate Memorial Day Monday.
Lakeland’s city hall re-opened on Monday, as the governor’s plan to fully reopen the state took the next step forward.
It’s not unusual to see alligators at Circle B Bar Reserve, but seeing two giant gators fighting there is enough to stop anyone in their tracks.
For families of law enforcement officers who paid the ultimate price while serving their communities, National Police Memorial Week is a time to come together and pay tribute.
Bartus Taylor, a host and server at Fresco’s Southern Kitchen and Bar in downtown Lakeland, couldn’t be any happier.
Lakeland police say they arrested two brothers after a man died from an apparent gunshot wound.
Police in Lakeland are investigating after responding to a report of shots fired and discovering a man who died from an apparent gunshot wound.
Sheriff Grady Judd said an investigation into alleged brutality after a video circulated on social media of a Polk County deputy apparently striking a handcuffed man twice.
Mercedes Quintero came to America, at the age of 28, aboard a so-called freedom flight during the now-famous Cuban Airlift. Polk County was where the refugee settled and never left. She built a life for herself in Lakeland, where she settled, worked backbreaking jobs in manufacturing, and raised three children.
Almost two weeks ago, 35 residents from Highlands Lake Center were hospitalized after either testing positive for, or showing symptoms of, COVID-19.
The ads on the digital billboard above the Dairy Queen at the intersection of Lyle Pkwy. and Broadway in Bartow rotate for five minutes before the loop starts again.
The City of Lakeland announced Friday it is canceling the 2020 'Red, White and Kaboom' Fourth of July celebration due to the coronavirus pandemic.
If you were outside and able to look up around 9 p.m. Thursday, you may have seen a long line of parading satellites streaking across the sky.
The city of Lakeland is working to reopen its economy. On Monday, commissioners voted unanimously to reopen the city's parks trails and boat ramps on May 1. Tennis courts and Cleveland Heights Golf Course also received the green light to reopen in the city limits.
Help is on the way for those trying to keep a roof over their heads in the wake of COVID-19. Monday morning, two new programs kick off.
Leaders in Lakeland voted unanimously Monday to reopen city parks, trails, and boat ramps starting May 1.
Polk County deputies arrested Tyler Nichols, 19, after they say he shot and killed his half-brother.
A registered nurse from Lakeland traveled to New York to fight COVID-19 on the frontline.
Two families who say their disabled daughters were abused by a former school bus attendant are suing the Polk County School Board.