Polk deputies arrested Shawn Fitzgerald, 46, a teacher and varsity soccer coach at Lakeland High School, on 408 counts of child pornography.
Lakeland police arrested Jarvis Collins, 37, on Friday after investigators say he tried to pawn several items of jewelry taken from the home of murder victim’s David and Edith Henderson.
A lot of us talk about writing a book one day, but a Lakeland girl just did, and she is only ten years old.
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. 1st Class Calvin Ogletree was always big on the military. He joined the Army right after graduating from Kathleen High School. Eventually, he did tours in Iraq, Bosnia, and elsewhere, and always lived to tell about it.
Businesses in Lakeland say they’re hurting right now because the pandemic has forced many of the Canadian snowbirds to stay home.
Every Tuesday morning, hundreds of cars line up to get help with one of life's necessities -- food.
Raymond Jackson, 22, was arrested Friday in Lakeland after he allegedly fled to Florida from New York, where he was indicted for second-degree murder.
Lakeland police have announced an arrest in the murders of Edith and David Henderson, who were found dead in their home Tuesday.
Lakeland police detectives said the two victims in Tuesday's murder investigation were identified as a former Lakeland city commissioner and her husband.
Two people are dead and a homicide investigation is underway in Lakeland Tuesday night.
The Circle B Bar Reserve may be known best for its famous resident, ‘Humpback’ the alligator. But there’s a lot more to see at the Lakeland park aside from the giant gators.
The scene is at mile marker 28, which is west of the city. The Florida Highway Patrol says a truck and travel trailer overturned there.
Money raised from Lakeland’s ‘Art and Wine Walk’ event will go to projects sponsored by local organizations that support the arts.
It is a big jump from being a city commissioner to becoming a congressman in Washington, D.C., but that’s the journey Scott Franklin is taking after winning the District 15 congressional seat.
Leaders in Lakeland are working with the community to develop an in-depth plan to address the city’s racial tensions and issues.
Steve Connors couldn’t have been any happier going back to work as a paramedic at the Lakeland Fire Department Tuesday.
A Lakeland pastor built an 8-foot tower at the church and contracted with an internet provider so people in his area could have around-the-clock wi-fi. Now, he wants to help other churches provide free wi-fi to help close the so-called “digital divide.”
Dixieland is considered an up-and-coming area of Lakeland. But many residents say it’s going to slide downhill if a proposed cell phone tower is built there.
A man in Lakeland took home a $1 million prize after buying a lucky lotto ticket at a gas station.
Lakeland has set up a hotline to report illegal dumping and may reward those who report it.