A Polk sheriff's K-9 is recovering after deputies said a burglary suspect stabbed the dog repeatedly and caused significant injuries.
Polk State College announced it is suspending all classes - including in-person, online, and hybrid - starting Monday, March 16 to help mitigate the spread of Covid-19.
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said that the man appreciated
Nichols said her stepfather called her and her boyfriend to clean up the crime scene and help bury the bodies.
Polk County deputies arrested Todd Michael Jackson, 34, on two counts of first-degree murder after discovering two decomposed bodies in Haines City Friday evening.
Johnson initially told sheriff's deputies a masked intruder dressed in black hurt the two-year-old girl and that he had chased the intruder.
A boy is granted a wish through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, to become a robot superhero.
Grady Curtis Judd, Sr. died over the weekend at Lakeland Regional Health after a long battle with congestive heart failure.
The Polk County family of four has split into pairs - two living in Florida and two living in Mexico.
A Netflix documentary features the story of a Polk County military wife and mother who had been fighting to stay in the United States but lost her battle with immigration.
A man was shot and killed after a standoff involving the SWAT team with the Polk County Sheriff's Office.
A family is searching for answers as authorities look for a murderer. Pastor Stovelleo Stovall and his wife, Renee are mourning the loss of their 27-year-old daughter, Renisha Lee.
A quiet community in Poinciana had a "wild night" after a suspect fatally shot a man in the middle of the road. Hours later, a Polk County SWAT team fatally shot the armed suspect during an early-morning standoff, the sheriff said.
A single-engine plane crashed into a neighborhood just off property of the Bartow Executive Airport.
FOX 35's David Martin takes us inside Miniland USA, the heart of LEGOLAND Florida.
At a small warehouse in Lake Wales, Florida, some of the world’s top LEGO designers and builders work daily to make the giant brick builds you see at the LEGOLAND park and at many special attractions all over the globe.
Deputies said that the scammer will claim to be a member of a drug cartel, as they attempt to scare you into paying money.
A Polk County Sheriff's Office news release says 46-year-old India Williams was arrested Tuesday night and charged with driving under the influence.
Video surveillance showed the man realizing the doors had been locked and then becoming visibly annoyed. Moments later, he can be seen unlocking the front door and leaving -- but he comes back.
Deputies in Polk County are searching for Malakia Askew, 17, following a shooting on Norfolk Circle in unincorporated Lakeland.