Church pays off $1.62-million of medical debt for families

“We found out that there’s over $3 million in deferred medical debt in our city,” said Access Church’s lead pastor Jason Burns. "This $3 million is owned by people who live at less than half of the federal poverty line.”

Polk Sheriff: Man fatally shot during child custody exchange

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd on Friday identified a man who was shot during a child custody exchange as a suspect and not a victim. Judd said the father of a two-year-old boy who was fatally shot by his ex-girlfriend's current boyfriend was the aggressor in this incident and killed in an act of self-defense.

Father of 2-year-old boy shot, killed during custody handoff

Sheriff Grady Judd says investigators are still trying to piece the entire sequence of events together. It started with a 911 call from the eventual shooting victim – the boy's father – saying he was having “problems” with the exchange of custody.