The Polk County Sheriff's Office says this arrest comes within 2 weeks of another child abuse case in the county that resulted in death.
Polk County deputies shot and killed Aaron Phillips and injured April Thompson after they say the couple ran over a Plant City police detective Wednesday morning.
When Kresten Mason was born at just 22 weeks, parents Jennifer and Keegan were heartbroken and worried their child may not survive. After nine months in the hospital, Kresten now weighs 15 pounds and is getting ready to go home.
Winter Haven police are hoping you can help them identify a man who was caught on camera stealing a bikini bottom and a pair of binoculars from a West Marine store on December 30.
A desperate call to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office turned deadly Thursday night.
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said his guys may have caught a suspected porch pirate much sooner, but Amazon wouldn't cooperate with the investigation.
Lakeland police have named the man they say killed two people at a home on Atlanta Avenue in Lakeland on Christmas Eve.
Deputies in Florida are searching for a deliveryman who was spotted on a home security camera dropping off a package and snapping a photo to confirm its arrival before stealing the parcel back.
Surveillance video from a convenience store shows just how badly an alleged thief wanted a Pepsi.
Police in Winter Haven said Elias Alan-Arturo Flor, 19, turned himself in at the police department after he was seen on video at Walmart conducting a lewd act in front of a 12 yr-old child.
A nursing home worker allegedly stole rings off of an elderly patient’s fingers and sold them to a pawn shop in Florida, authorities said.
It turns out that even though the man's hand and foot were found inside the gator's stomach, he actually died from a meth overdose, reports say.
More than 100 people were arrested in a sex sting operation in Polk County. Authorities say one suspect walked to a home where he thought he was meeting a prostitute, and he was not clothed at the time.
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Memorial services will be held for a Lakeland police officer, who passed away while on-duty last week.
Police believe he suffered a medical episode while sitting in his patrol car.
A visibly frustrated sheriff announced the arrest of seven people – three of which were illegal immigrants – after 5 kilos of heroin and 130 pounds of meth were seized.
“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.”
“As we enter the holiday season marked and characterized by generosity, what an amazing thing for families to open mail to say the debt that’s been laying heavy on them is gone."
At 8 a.m. Tuesday, on the day constituents make appointments to discuss issues and causes with State Representative Melony Bell at her office on Broadway Avenue in Fort Meade, a city worker veered off the road and through the front door of Bell’s office.