July 28, 2014

Headlines Now:

Carjacker hits and kills 3 children -

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Help Needed! Construction Work! -

Friday, July 25, 2014

Lake Wales Man Wanted for Burglary and Battery -

Thursday, July 24, 2014

LPD Searching For Theft Suspect With Help of Unwitting “Selfie” -

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Two Burglars Who Attacked Homeowner Call The Police For Being Shot At -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Winter Haven Man Arrested In Hwy 27 Road Rage Incident -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Mulberry Couple Charged with Impersonating Law Enforcement Officer, Petit Theft, and Fraud -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Lakeland Police are Investigating a Fatal Hit & Run Need Our Help -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Melt the butter; spiny lobster seasons start soon -

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Retailers Ready For Expanded Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday August 1-3 -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Conducting Fatal Crash Investigation -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – JULY 22, 2003 JESSICA LYNCH PRISONER OF WAR WAS RESCUED -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Family Pit Bull Comes To The Rescue, Wakes Deaf Teenager So They Can Escape Burning Home -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Lakeland Police Looking For Missing/Endangered Adult -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Gulf Red Snapper Recreational Fishing Workshops Start This Month -

Monday, July 21, 2014

COOKING ON THE RIDGE : Grilled Salmon and Brown Butter Couscous -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Three Dick Pope/Polk County FPRA Chapter Members Receive Scholarships for FPRA Annual Conference in Orlando -

Monday, July 21, 2014

Home Invasion Suspects Robbed Winter Haven Man At Gunpoint -

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Lake Wales Man Killed In Hardee Crash -

Thursday, July 17, 2014

New Restaurant In Lake Wales -

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Man Charged With 49 Counts of Child Pornography After Being Arrested For Retail Theft

Haines, City, Florida  -  On August 30, 2012, at approximately 4:30PM, Officers arrested and accused Shaun Christopher Day (01/09/77) of retail theft at the Haines City Wal-Mart – 36205 Hwy 27. During his arrest, Officers seized Day’s phone, where they found multiple images of child pornography contained within it.

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Breaking News: Kathleen High School Principal & 87 Other Arrested In Sex Crimes Sting

Polk  County – Florida – Polk County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrest 89 suspects during on-line prostitution investigation – Arrests include the Kathleen High School principal (Cecil Edward McClellan), three women who traveled to the area to make money in “adult entertainment” during the RNC, a local Winter Haven businessman, and an Orlando man who traveled to Polk County with the intent of having sex with a childSheriff Grady Judd will provide details of the operation at 2:00 today, Friday, August 31, 2012,

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Haines City Under Tornado Watch.

Haines City, Florida – According to a Haines City employee the Haines City area is  under a tornado watch for the next 15 minutes. From 1:45 – 2pm.  Residents are urged to take cover. We do not have reports of a sighting at this time! We Now Have Reports Of A Tornado Sighting! A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 PM EDT FOR NORTHEASTERN MANATEE… SOUTHEASTERN HILLSBOROUGH… SOUTHWESTERN POLK AND NORTHWESTERN HARDEE COUNTIES… AT 144 PM EDT… NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO INDICATE A TORNADO… LOCATED NEAR DUETTE… OR 18 MILES WEST OF WAUCHULA… MOVING NORTH AT…

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Update Tropical Storm Isaac 11pm Sunday – Storm Warnings & Polk Closures

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH  IN EFFECT FROM 11PM  UNTIL 9 AM EDT MONDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN FLORIDA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 10 COUNTIES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA CHARLOTTE LEE IN WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA DESOTO HARDEE HIGHLANDS HILLSBOROUGH MANATEE PINELLAS POLK SARASOTA Polk County Shelters                   Polk County does NOT plan to open shelters at this time. Polk County Schools Cancelled The threat of Tropical Storm weather in Polk County, which could include sustainable high winds and tornadoes, has prompted the Polk County School Board to cancel schools for Monday August 27 including all school activities and…

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Tropical Storm Isaac – Polk County Update 3:45pm Sunday

PCFD Update Bartow, Florida  – Tropical Storm Isaac continues tracking west, which means the immediate threat of severe weather is diminishing for Polk County. However, the threat of tornadoes, isolated severe thunderstorms and localized flooding associated with Isaac’s rain bands still exists. The Polk County Emergency Operation Center (EOC) remains staffed as it continues to monitor the progress of the storm. Polk County Shelters                   Polk County does NOT plan to open shelters at this time. Polk County Schools Cancelled                   The threat of Tropical Storm weather in Polk County, which could include sustainable high winds and tornadoes, has prompted…

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Accident Being Investigated After Haines City Mother Runs Over Toddler

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Haines City, Florida – The Haines City Police Department is conducting an investigation into a Traffic Fatality crash that occurred on Magnolia Avenue Haines City, FL 33844. On 08-12-2012 at approximately 10:07 pm, Junette Celestin(03/26/1977), of  Magnolia Ave was backing her 1999 Toyota Sienna in her driveway when she struck her son Zacharia Saint Jacques 12/14/2010. Zacharia was transported to the Heart of Florida Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. We will update this article when further information is obtained.

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Dana Wise Captured!

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Dana Wise, who had a Polk County warrant for her arrest for Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, is in custody at this time.

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