Lemuel Geathers shattered the race barrier in 1981 when he was elected as Winter Haven’s first Black mayor.
Winter Haven police arrested DeShawn Lee Williams, 18, on Friday after they say he brought a loaded handgun to school in his backpack.
He has done it again. Daredevil Nik Wallenda has walked the wire to the amazement of the crowd below, this time at Legoland Florida, dressed as a pirate.
According to deputies, the middle school teacher's eyes were red and watery after the crash as she said, "I am in so much trouble" and "I messed up bad." The sheriff's office said she's been charged with DUI twice before.
Winter Haven police released surveillance video showing a crash where the driver fled after hitting a pedestrian. They are now searching for the hit-and-run suspect.
Winter Haven police say they heard gunshots when responding to 911 calls about music and crowds in the area of MLK Blvd and 3rd St NE.
One of the best dart throwers in the world just happens to live in Winter Haven, Florida. His name is Danny Baggish, and darts came very naturally to him from a very young age.
A student was seriously injured after she was struck by a vehicle Wednesday morning in Winter Haven.
Polk County deputies arrested a man for armed sexual battery after he met the victim at a hotel and pretended to be a law enforcement officer, they said.
Macy‘s has just closed its store in Winter Haven after doing business there for more than four decades. Flyers posted on the front door announcing the closure now greet shoppers.
Legoland Florida says it's ready to expand.
The owner of Catering Oasis is feeding people for free.
A 70-year-old man and an eight-year-old child from Winter Haven died early Sunday morning following a vehicle crash in Winter Haven, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Winter Haven’s Ellis Allanson loves the Rays In his words, he’s the “biggest fan in the world.” And that’s what made a surprise over the weekend so special. His parents surprised him at work with tickets to see his favorite team in person: Game Four of the World Series.
Detectives are searching for 38-year-old Beloni Petitfrere in connection to the case, where officers found two bodies at the Rose Hotel while performing a welfare check.
Police in Winter Haven say they are looking for a suspect after two bodies were found at the Rose Hotel.
Pastors usually try to save souls. On Thursday, one from Winter Haven helped save a woman’s life. “Once I got in and I realized what was happening, I said, ‘Lord, you got us in, you gotta get us out,’” he recalled.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office issued a Silver Alert for Thomas Lee Seymour, 78, of Santa Maria Drive in Winter Haven.
According to police, the armed robbers entered the Circle K located at 1000 First St. S. in Winter Haven around 3:50 a.m. Saturday.
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd declined to answer a question about COVID-19 masks on Friday, hours after the White House confirmed President Trump had tested positive for the virus.