August 20, 2014

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WACKY WEDNESDAY – CHINESE DRIVER LANDS IN A STICKY SPOT -

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lionfish-reporting app successful, plus 250 users sporting new lionfish shirts -

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lake Hollingsworth Area Residential and Vehicle Burglaries From July 1 to August 18, 2014 -

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Missing & Possibly Endangered Man From Winter Haven -

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Lake Wales Medical Centers Statement Regarding the Breach Of Information -

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – Aug 19, 1946: Bill Clinton Was Born -

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – AUGUST 19, 2014 -

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

COOKING ON THE RIDGE : CRISPY GARLIC PARMESAN CHICKEN -

Monday, August 18, 2014

Cement Truck Accident Closing On Ramp To Hwy 27 From 17/92 -

Monday, August 18, 2014

48 Year Old Woman Haines City Woman Dies Crashing Into Ft. Meade Home -

Monday, August 18, 2014

Tennessee Titan & Lake Wales HS Alum Maikon Bonani In A Kicking Battle -

Friday, August 15, 2014

76 Year Old Female Business Owner Battered By Robbery Suspects -

Friday, August 15, 2014

PCSO SVU Arrest Couple After Reports of Aggrevated Child Abuse -

Friday, August 15, 2014

28 Year Old Haines City Man Killed In Accident On S.R. 544 -

Friday, August 15, 2014

Teen Lived In Walmart For 2 Days -

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Mom Arrested For Letting Toddlers Walk To Park While She Allegedly Went To Food Bank -

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Life Tragedies and Lessons Learned -

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Horrific Crash Kills Local Woman -

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Car Smashes Into L’Incontro Restaurant In Lake Wales -

Monday, August 11, 2014

Winter Haven Police Chief Gary Hester To Take New “Deputy County Manager” Position -

Monday, August 11, 2014

WACKY WEDNESDAY – CHINESE DRIVER LANDS IN A STICKY SPOT

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Unparalleled Parking: Chinese Driver Lands in Sticky Spot Rescue workers try to help a driver out of his car after the vehicle became stuck over an alley in the Chinese city of Wenzhou. The car rolled off the edge of the road after the driver applied his brakes too late, according to local media reports.

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Lionfish-reporting app successful, plus 250 users sporting new lionfish shirts

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Lionfish-reporting app successful, plus 250 users sporting new lionfish shirts   See or catch a lionfish? Report it. That’s what many lionfish hunters have been doing, thanks to the new Report Florida Lionfish app. Released to the public May 28, the app has been downloaded by more than 2,500 people. The first 250 to successfully report their lionfish catch or sighting received an interactive Lionfish Control Team T-shirt. The logo on these shirts is designed to come to life on your smartphone.  In addition to the app, data can also be submitted online at MyFWC.com/Lionfish by clicking on “Report Lionfish.”…

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Lake Hollingsworth Area Residential and Vehicle Burglaries From July 1 to August 18, 2014

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  Residential and Vehicle Burglaries in Lake Hollingsworth Area The Lakeland Police Department is aware the residents within the Lake Hollingsworth area have voiced their concerns regarding recent burglary activity in the area. This has provided the LPD an opportunity to share some important data related to the inquiries. During the time period of July 1, 2014 thru August 18, 2014, the Lakeland Police Department investigated 9 residential burglaries and 4 vehicle burglaries reported by the residents in the Lake Hollingsworth area. The results of the investigation resulted in the arrest of Carl Stewart, Jr., a known burglary suspect, on…

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Missing & Possibly Endangered Man From Winter Haven

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  Winter Haven, Florida – Winter Haven Police are asking for the public’s help in locating 53 year-old Norman Franklin Reed, Jr. of Winter Haven who was last seen August 14, 2014. Reed suffers from severe depression and could be a danger to himself. Reed was last seen by neighbors at his Carlton Arms apartment on 8-14-14 at 10 p.m. He told the neighbor that he had just returned from his father’s funeral. He also indicated to his brother that he was depressed. Reed could be driving his 2008 Dodge Ram Quad pickup truck, red in color, with a West…

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Lake Wales Medical Centers Statement Regarding the Breach Of Information

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Statement from Lake Wales Medical Center on Cyber attack. Limited personal identification data belonging to some patients who were seen at physician practices and clinics affiliated with Lake Wales Medical Center over the past five years was transferred out of our organization in a criminal cyber attack by a foreign-based intruder. The transferred information did not include any medical information or credit card information, but it did include names, addresses, birthdates, telephone numbers and social security numbers.   We take very seriously the security and confidentiality of private patient information and we sincerely regret any concern or inconvenience to patients….

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY – Aug 19, 1946: Bill Clinton Was Born

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  On this day in 1946, William Jefferson Blythe III is born in Hope, Arkansas. His father died in a car accident before he was born, and young Bill later took the last name of his stepfather, Roger Clinton. In 1992, Bill Clinton would be elected as the 42nd president of the United States. By his own account, Clinton was inspired to enter politics after meeting President John F. Kennedy at the White House as a high school student. He attended Georgetown University and won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford in 1968, then received a law degree from Yale. In…

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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – AUGUST 19, 2014

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Every weekday around mid-day 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.       ALLEN, JASON  M Race: W    Sex: M    DOB: 8/21/1973 Height: 509     Weight: 160 Charges:  MOVING TRAFFIC VIOL-DRIVE WITH SUSPENDED REVOKED Surety $500,  DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGG STALKING Surety $1000,  AGG ASSLT W/DEADLY WEAPON Surety $1000, STALKING-FOLLOW HARASS CYBERSTALK ANOTHER Surety $500,  VOP SIMPLE BATTERY No Bond The views, opinions, positions or…

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