The Lakeland Police Department confirmed that there was an officer-involved shooting at Quarry Rock Road and Cobblestone Landing Townhomes.
Baylee Simpson, 25, of Mulberry was killed Friday afternoon after deputies say her car struck a tree and caught fire while she was fleeing the scene of a crash.
Haines City police arrested a substitute teacher accused of hitting two students at Boone Middle School.
Haines City police arrested Yolanda Curtis-Deliz, 46, a certified nursing assistant, after they say she stole $920 from a COVID-19 patient’s wallet at AdventHealth Heart of Florida.
The cameras can predict when a vehicle is going too fast to make it through a yellow light, and hold the green light for oncoming traffic. However, the light-runner will still receive a ticket in the mail.
An elderly woman from Davenport was killed in a crash after another driver traveled into the path of her vehicle, police said.
The young grandson of a pickup truck driver was killed after the vehicle flipped Monday afternoon, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies in Polk County arrested a man who they say carjacked an Amazon delivery driver on Wednesday.
Polk deputies are searching for 27-year-old Ashton Leigh Knowles, who hasn't been seen in six days. Investigators say they believe she may be in danger.
Authorities are looking for a vehicle that was stolen in Polk County, Florida and is said to have contained dozens of Pfizer coronavirus vaccines.
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.
The city commission plans to approve a resolution Monday declaring May 20 as Florida Emancipation Day, a report says.
The Lakeland Police Department is searching for a man accused of punching a gas station employee in the face, causing him to sustain life-threatening injuries.
Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff's Office encountered a large alligator that was sunning on a sidewalk in Lakeland Thursday morning.
A Polk County fire captain has turned himself in to authorities after he was accused of enlisting the help of a paramedic to steal COVID-19 vaccines meant for first responders.
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd had some fiery words for the 2020 Paramedic of the Year, who’s now accused of theft of coronavirus vaccines.
A high school student from Orlando was the host of a house party in July 2020 that led to four teens being injured, Polk detectives say.
Polk County deputies arrested a Fort Meade man for removing solar lights at the gravesite for one of the three men murdered last year in Frostproof during a fishing trip, officials said.
A teacher was arrested in Haines City after striking and scratching the victim, the police department announced Monday.
A Lakeland father and his young son were very excited when the Bucs won the NFC championship, making history as the first NFL team to play the Super Bowl at home!