Companies like Legoland Florida are offering signing bonuses to attract employees during what’s being called the worst labor crisis in the last 20 to 30 years.
Winter Haven police said one person has passed away following a deadly crash.
Winter Haven police shot and killed Larry Jenkins, 52, Saturday night after they say he pulled a gun on them while responding to a 911 call.
Randall Thompson never made it to the major leagues, but this former Toronto minor leaguer's idea has. Dugout Mugs popped into Randall's head while sitting on the bench coaching at his alma mater, Florida Tech.
Neighbors rushed to help a Winter Haven homeowner who had been attacked by an alleged burglar, holding down the suspect until police arrived.
A Polk County man was arrested after he was spotted in Winter Haven, on an overpass, carrying what appeared to be a rifle, but it turned out to be a pellet gun, police said.
Winter Haven police arrested a woman who is accused of pretending to be interested in purchasing a car, but instead drove away and never returned during a test drive.
Just getting into a top-flight school like MIT, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is a great accomplishment, but Danielle Geathers, granddaughter of Lemuel Geathers, took that a step further by becoming the first Black woman president of the student body
A 15-year-old reported missing Wednesday could be making her way to Jacksonville to be with a 29-year-old man, according to Winter Haven police.
Preachers, especially ones with large African American congregations, are talking about more than just salvation these days.
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.