November 21, 2014

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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 21, 2014 -

Friday, November 21, 2014

Bartow Police Investigating Death of Truck Driver Early This Morning -

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Rollover Accident In Lakeland Blocking Ingraham Avenue & Rose St. -

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Lake Region High School Under Lockdown After Fighting -

Thursday, November 20, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 20, 2014 -

Thursday, November 20, 2014

US Congressman From Polk County Slams President Obama’s Amnesty Plan -

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Gunman Shoots 3 People At Florida State University -

Thursday, November 20, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 19, 2014 -

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Suffering from stress? Not feeling sexy? The Answer May Be Frog Juice -

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Lakeland Police Are Asking for Public’s Help in Locating a Wanted Person -

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

COOKING ON THE RIDGE : Pumpkin Maple Pie Supreme -

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 18, 2014 -

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

“Jeepin With Judd” Charity Event Set for February 6-7, 2015 -

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

North Central Land Fill & Garbage Collection Service Closed For Thanksgiving -

Monday, November 17, 2014

Fed Ex Bringing 438 Jobs To North East Polk County – Investing 52 Million Dollars -

Monday, November 17, 2014

Polk County Deputy Resigns After Committing Crime On Duty -

Sunday, November 16, 2014

One Person Killed On 80 Foot Road -

Sunday, November 16, 2014

One Person Injured After DUI Crash In Lake Wales -

Friday, November 14, 2014

Polk Mugshot of The Day, Friday November 14, 2014 -

Friday, November 14, 2014

Multiple Accidents Including Fatality Shut Down Westbound Interstate 4 -

Friday, November 14, 2014

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    POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 21, 2014

    Every weekday  we will have the Polk Mugshot of The Day. The mugshot will be someone arrested in Polk County in the past couple of weeks. The mugshot along with the charges will be posted. Please remember these individuals are innocent until proven guilty. Polk Mugshot of the Day brought to you by Kincaid Alarm Company.          KEIFFER, EMILY  NICOLE  Race: W    Sex: F    DOB: 11/20/1990 Height: 501     Weight: 100  Charges:  RETAIL THEFT ALONE/COORDINATE OTHERS  SURETY $2000, WAOJ VOP TRAFF STOLE PROP HILLS CO 11121 no bond, WAOJ VOP BURG UNOCC STRUCT HILLS 111214  no bond, WAOJ VOP FLASE INFO TO PAWNB HILL 111214 no bond, WAOJ VOP GFALSE INFO PWNBRO HILLS 111214 no…

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    Bartow Police Investigating Death of Truck Driver Early This Morning

    Bartow, Florida – Bartow Police Department is investigating a traffic crash that occurred in the early morning hours of November 20, 2014 involving one vehicle; a semi-tractor trailer. At approximately 12:28 a.m. officers responded to a traffic crash at the intersection of Hwy 60 and Van Fleet Drive (in front of Wal-Mart access road) found the driver of the vehicle unconscious. Arriving officers performed CPR on the driver until emergency medical services arrived. The driver was transported to Bartow Regional Medical Center to be treated. The driver later died at the hospital. The crash is currently under investigation, however it…

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    Rollover Accident In Lakeland Blocking Ingraham Avenue & Rose St.

    Lakeland, Florida – The Lakeland Police Department & Lakeland Fire Department are currently working a vehicle crash (rollover) at Ingraham Avenue and Rose Street. Please avoid the area, the street is currently closed. Police are advising motorist to avoid the area. This is a developing story. We will update you as soon as more information is available.

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    Lake Region High School Under Lockdown After Fighting

    As we have reported multiple times, we do not report information that is not factual. We always verify our information prior to publishing an article. In today’s story about the Lock Down at Lake Region High School we have reported some rumors that have been spread around by students and parents. We want to stress that these are RUMORS only at this time. No administrative body with the Polk County School Board or the Polk County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed them. We reported these because they have come from many, many parents and students. We have reached out to other…

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    POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 20, 2014

    Every weekday  we will have the Polk Mugshot of The Day. The mugshot will be someone arrested in Polk County in the past couple of weeks. The mugshot along with the charges will be posted. Please remember these individuals are innocent until proven guilty. Polk Mugshot of the Day brought to you by Kincaid Alarm Company.          CARTER, RANDALL  LEE Race: W    Sex: M    DOB: 5/3/1990 Height: 511     Weight: 140  Charges:   AMPHETAMINE-TRAFFIC-OR METHAMPHETAMINE 14 GRAMS OR Surety $15,000,  POSS USE NARC PARA Surety $500, COCAINE-POSSESS-POSSESS COCAINE  Surety $1000, MARCHMAN No Bond The views, opinions, positions or strategies expressed by the authors and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not necessarily reflect…

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A sunrise over Lake Hancock is the photo for October 2015 in the 2015 FAC Calendar

Nov 21, 2014

LEON COUNTY, FL – (Nov. 21, 2014)  Today, the Florida Association of Counties (FAC) announced the county photos that will be included in their 2015 FAC Calendar: Sunrises and Sunsets. The calendar theme was chosen by our members in the month of July and a photo submission contest was held in the month of August. The calendar is a small thank you to our members and corporate partners and is complimentary to Florida’s commissioners and senior county staff.   “Those of us that live in the sunshine state are blessed to see some of the most spectacular sunrises and sunsets in the…

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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 21, 2014

Nov 21, 2014

Every weekday  we will have the Polk Mugshot of The Day. The mugshot will be someone arrested in Polk County in the past couple of weeks. The mugshot along with the charges will be posted. Please remember these individuals are innocent until proven guilty. Polk Mugshot of the Day brought to you by Kincaid Alarm Company.          KEIFFER, EMILY  NICOLE  Race: W    Sex: F    DOB: 11/20/1990 Height: 501     Weight: 100  Charges:  RETAIL THEFT ALONE/COORDINATE OTHERS  SURETY $2000, WAOJ VOP TRAFF STOLE PROP HILLS CO 11121 no bond, WAOJ VOP BURG UNOCC STRUCT HILLS 111214  no bond, WAOJ VOP FLASE INFO TO PAWNB HILL 111214 no bond, WAOJ VOP GFALSE INFO PWNBRO HILLS 111214 no…

10 Lakeland Students Selected For LPD Do The Right Thing Award

Nov 20, 2014

Lakeland, Florida – The “Do The Right Thing” award program honors children in our community, grades K – 12, who distinguish themselves through their accomplishments, attitude, or outstanding efforts. In doing so they make themselves a positive role model for their peers. This year’s recipients are being honored right now (we will update article shortly with their names). The DTRT program is a way to recognize good deeds and reinforce exemplary behavior. The residents of Lakeland can see the many “good things” the young people of our community are doing, and that “good kids” are newsworthy, too. This program allows…

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POLK STATE LAKE WALES – TWO SISTERS AND A PIANO

Polk State Lake Wales Art Center  Free Event tonight from 5 to 7 PM.

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UPDATE ON WARRANT FOR DANGEROUS FELON – LECKSON CINEUS HAS BEEN TAKEN INTO CUSTODY

UPDATE ON WARRANT FOR DANGEROUS FELON – LECKSON CINEUS  In a cooridnated effort between the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and Winter Haven Police, 19 year-old Leckson Cineus was taken into custody at his sister’s Orlando home on Nov. 14, 2014. Winter Haven Police obtained a warrant for Cineus’ arrest  after he was identified as the shooter in a drive-by shooting in Winter Haven on Oct. 20, 2014. Cineus was taken into custody on Nov. 14, 2014 and ultimately brought back to the Polk County Jail where he remains without bond.**Original Release on Oct. 23, 2014 **WINTER HAVEN – Winter Haven Police have…

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One Person Killed On 80 Foot Road

Bartow, Florida – PCSO Traffic deputies are investigating a single-vehicle crashtoday that resulted in a fatality. Preliminary information is as follows: Around 7:20 a.m. on Sunday, November 16, 2014, PCSO received a call in reference to an overturned vehicle found near the 1000 block of 80 Foot Road in Bartow. When first responders arrived on-scene, they located an overturned 2000 silver Chevrolet Tahoe with a deceased adult female pinned underneath. According to the investigation so far, it appears the crash occurred sometime after 1:00 a.m. and a few hours before it was discovered. The vehicle appears to have been heading northbound on 80 Foot Road…