- Man gets 22 years for fatal DUI crash Updated: Jun-27-15 3:04 am
BARTOW, Florida - A central Florida man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for a drunken driving crash that left two people dead.
- Teen convicted of killing fellow gang member Updated: Jun-24-15 6:20 pm
BARTOW, Florida - A central Florida teen has been convicted of fatally shooting another teen in the head.
- Officials identify body found in burning car on golf course Updated: Jun-22-15 3:13 am
LAKELAND, Florida - Authorities have identified a body found in a burning car on a Lakeland golf course as a 70-year-old man.
- Florida baby makes surprise appearance in elevator Updated: Jun-20-15 9:32 am
PLANT CITY, Florida - Little Addison Frances Lumsden couldn't wait any longer. The 18-inch baby was born in an elevator between the second and third floors of Plant City's South Florida Baptist Hospital.
- 17-year-old Lakeland boy accused of beating puppy to death Updated: Jun-18-15 3:20 am
LAKELAND, Florida - A 17-year-old Lakeland boy has been arrested after authorities say he beat a woman's puppy to death.
- Polk County Sheriff says he won't stop preaching in uniform Updated: Jun-18-15 3:05 am
LAKELAND, Florida - Church sermons delivered by Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd in uniform have drawn complaints from a group advocating religious freedom.
- Marathon pilot saves animals' lives Updated: Jun-14-15 2:07 pm
LAKELAND, Florida - One Marathon man is saving animals' lives by flying them to new homes.
- Man arrested in wife's deaths Updated: Jun-13-15 1:46 pm
HAINES CITY, Florida - A central Florida man has been charged with beating his wife to death.
- Former Bartow bail bondsman pleads guilty to selling data Updated: Jun-10-15 3:11 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - A former Bartow bail bondsman pleaded guilty to federal charges of selling the personal information of 500 people with the intent of stealing their income tax refunds.
- 9 cats die in mobile home fire near Lakeland Updated: Jun-08-15 11:02 am
LAKELAND, Florida - Firefighters say nine cats died in a mobile home fire in Lakeland.
- 4-year-old boy dies in car crash, 2-year-old seriously hurt Updated: Jun-08-15 4:52 am
DAVENPORT, Florida - The Polk County Sheriff's Office says a 4-year-old Clermont boy was killed and his 2-year-old sister seriously injured after a box truck slammed into the back of their father's car on U.S. 27 in Davenport.
- Vet, wife charged with forging pet health certificates Updated: Jun-07-15 4:31 am
LAKELAND, Florida - A Lakeland veterinarian and his wife have been charged with forging pet health certificates to trick consumers into believing they were buying healthy animals.
- Authorities: 101 arrested in 11 days in sex predator sting Updated: Jun-03-15 5:53 am
LAKELAND, Florida - Detectives from Polk and Lake counties say they have arrested 101 people over 11 days in a sex predator sting in which detectives posed as children between the ages of 12 and 14.