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.
Southeastern University is looking to reel in the best anglers it can find for its new bass fishing team.
Lakeland's oldest homeless shelter is on a mission to help the less fortunate and is making improvements and changing lives for the better.
Three Lakeland police officers have been taken off the street a month after a man was Tased and beaten during a routine traffic stop. Now, others who had interactions with the same officers said they were also roughed-up during arrests.
City commissioners in Lakeland rejected a developer’s proposal to turn a former chapel into a bar and event venue. Their rejection may be partially due to outcry from members of the local faith community who were not thrilled to see photos of bar staff dressed as scantily-clad nuns.
A mother and her two children are in critical condition after being hit by an SUV in Lakeland.
The McIntosh Power Plant, which has provided much of Lakeland its electricity for more than four decades, will soon be nothing more than a pile of rubble.
The owners of the Federal Bar in downtown Lakeland, which closed last year, want to turn the chapel into a space for events during the week and a bar on weekends. But the project is not being resurrected without a struggle.
This week, the city of Lakeland is hosting public forums for community input on plans to revitalize the Munn Park area.
Cell phone video shows a man being punched and tased by Lakeland police during a traffic stop.
Authorities in Lakeland say they believe a mother intentionally drove her vehicle into a lake with her two children inside last week, killing all three.
After decades of success, Lakeland High School’s legendary head football coach Bill Castle is retiring.
Divers found the bodies of a 35-year-old mother and her two young sons, ages 4 and 9, inside the submerged car. Investigators said they did not believe the vehicle ended up in the water as the result of a traffic crash.
There's no better feeling than finding something you've lost — especially if it's been missing for two decades. A Lakeland couple who said they flushed their engagement ring down the toilet more than 20 years ago figured it was gone forever.
Lakeland police detectives are trying to track down the suspect who shot two people at an apartment complex. One of those shooting victims has since passed away.
Two people were critically injured in a reported shooting Monday afternoon at a Lakeland apartment complex, police said.
A few days before Christmas, a Lakeland server landed a massive $1,000 tip. It came from the non-profit "My Big Fat Tip," which randomly selects restaurants and gives the tip to whoever happens to serve that day.
A 12-year-old boy lost his life Friday night after police say he accidentally shot himself with a gun he found at a friend’s house.
Christmas came early for a young Lakeland girl battling a rare form of cancer.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is searching for the driver who hit and killed a Lakeland man Saturday morning and fled.