A chemical spill occurred at Borden Dairy on Wednesday morning, and employees have since been allowed to return inside.
One person ended up hospitalized following a shooting in Winter Haven, police said.
Polk County health officials have issued an advisory about apparent fuel contamination in Winter Haven's Lake Martha.
City commissioners in Winter Haven voted unanimously Monday to approve an ordinance requiring face coverings to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
On Wednesday, LEGOLAND announced that it laid off an unnamed amount of staff members as it restructured its business operations amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Winter Haven police were searching for a missing man, but say he has since been found safe.
Winter Haven police are looking for the man who was recorded by Walmart surveillance cameras waving to an employee as he walked out with more than $2,000 of electronics.
The announcement came Friday morning, a couple of days after Winter Haven and Polk County officials approved of the theme park's plans for a safe reopening.
A couple from Winter Haven is set to appear on Fox’s new show "Ultimate Tag," hosted by NFL superstar JJ Watt and his brothers. The show gives the age-old game of tag a parkour twist.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the person who shot and killed a man as he walked through the intersection of 40th Street NW and Atkins Drive just after midnight Sunday, May 17.
Christopher Kilmczak was taking a nap after a long day at work when he was abruptly awakened by Samantha Ussery Wednesday night.
A 33-year-old man was shot and killed nearly a week ago, and detectives in Winter Haven say they are trying to find who is responsible.
Not many retail establishments give away items for free, but Home Remedy in Winter Haven does. And they're giving away something people are still clamoring for: hand sanitizer.
A state correctional officer faces boating under the influence charges following a boating safety stop at the canal between Lakes Shipp and Lulu in Winter Haven on Saturday.
Nine-year-old Aubrey Bauman is a theater fanatic so when she found out her birthday present, a performance of "Hamilton" in Jacksonville, was postponed, she was devastated. But John Krasinski, Lin Manuel Miranda, and Emily Blunt turned it all around with one Youtube video.
The Polk County School District has been giving away free lunches at schools and at other sites since the COVID-19 pandemic began making its mark.
Undercover detectives with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office seized more than $10,000 worth of drugs and arrested four people on Wednesday after receiving a tip that illegal drugs were possibly being sold at a Winter Haven home.
Winter Haven police are searching for a man who offered a 12-year-old girl $20 to get in his van Thursday morning as she walked to school.
Mason Chapman, 24, was killed March 4 after his motorcycle crashed into a car on Scenic Highway north of CR 630 in Frostproof, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
Winter Haven police arrested Rahsann Eaton, 33, after he allegedly broke into a woman’s home, battered her and attempted to flee from officers multiple times.