November 28, 2014

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Judge Sides With Ray Rice, Player Reinstated To The NFL Immediately -

Friday, November 28, 2014

Multi-Vehicle Accident On Interstate 4 Blocking Eastbound Lanes -

Friday, November 28, 2014

PCSO Investigating Traffic Fatality – Vehicle vs. Pedestrian That Happened Late Wednesday Evening -

Friday, November 28, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 28, 2014 -

Friday, November 28, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 27, 2014 -

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Polk County Fire Rescue Shares Tips for Safe Holiday Decorating -

Thursday, November 27, 2014

41 Year Old Woman Killed & 4 Others Injured In Lake Wales Crash -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Lake Wales Police Searching For Burglary Suspects -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Former Poinciana High School Band Director Arrested For Having Sex With Students -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Norby’s Steak & Seafood Giveaway -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

“Peeping Tom” Charged In Lake Wales -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Get a new Saltwater Grand Slam on License Free Fishing Day, get an FWC swag bag -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 26, 2014 -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Man Faces Felony Charge Over Aiming Banana At Deputies -

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Pedestrian Struck & Killed On Hwy 27 In Lake Wales Identified -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Purse Theft At Publix – Daily Ridge Readers Help LWPD Identify Person of Interest -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Suspect Strikes & Assaults Lake Wales Officer -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Two More Grinches: Adopted Granddaughter and Boyfriend Steal From 96-Year-Old Grandmother -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

PCSO Deputies Charge Seffner Man for Stealing Funds from Mulberry Dixie Youth, Inc. Baseball Organization -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

BoCC passes ordinance for additional senior citizen homestead exemption -

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Judge Sides With Ray Rice, Player Reinstated To The NFL Immediately

Ray Rice Wins Appeal

Former Ravens running back Ray Rice has won his appeal and been reinstated to the NFL. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network was first to report the news. The judge who made the ruling in the case believed Rice did not lie to the NFL during a meeting with commissioner Roger Goodell in June. “I find that the NFLPA carried its burden of showing that Rice did not mislead the Commissioner at the June 16th meeting, and therefore, that the imposition of a second suspension based on the same incident and the same known facts about the incident, was arbitrary,”…

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Multi-Vehicle Accident On Interstate 4 Blocking Eastbound Lanes

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Update 4:40pm: FHP reports roadway is clear now Update at 4:03pm: Two inside lanes are currently blocked on Eastbound Interstate 4 due to the crash of multiple vehicles. Davenport, Florida – According to the Florida Highway Patrol a multi-vehicle accident has blocked the Eastbound lanes of Interstate 4 near mile marker 58. At this time injures have been reported, but the severity isn’t known. The accident appears to have happened around 3:35pm. It is just West of mile marker 58. We will update this article as information is received.

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PCSO Investigating Traffic Fatality – Vehicle vs. Pedestrian That Happened Late Wednesday Evening

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PCSO Traffic deputies are investigating a traffic crash involving a pickup truck versus a pedestrian, during which the pedestrian was killed. Preliminary information so far is as follows: Around 10:25 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 28-year-old Robin O’Keefe of 1070 Road E #21 in Auburndale, was walking eastbound along US Hwy 92 west of Howard Rd in Auburndale when she was struck by a white Ford F-150 pickup truck that was also traveling eastbound, being driven by 57-year-old William Brant of 1449 Ridge Lake Court in Lakeland. Brant immediately stopped the truck and rendered aid to O’Keefe. Other motorists also…

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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 28, 2014

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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 Is Brought to you by  Kincaid Alarm Company.    PETERS, MARK  ANTHONY       Booking Date: 11/21/2014 Race: W    Sex: M    DOB: 3/28/1974  Charges:   FLEE TO ELUDE W/ LIGHTS ACTIVATED Surety $1000, HIT AND RUN-LEAVE SCENE OF CRASH INVOLVE DAMAGE No Bond, DRUGS-POSSESS-CNTRL SUB WO PRESCRIPTION Surety $1000, ARMED TRESPASS Surety $1000, POSS FIREARM CONVICTED FELON Surety $1000, POSS OF AMMO BY CONVICETED FELON Surety $1000, POSS OF CONCEALED WPN BY CONVICTED FELON Surety…

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POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – NOVEMBER 27, 2014

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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. Protect your homes and property this Holiday Season with Polk Mugshot of the Day Sponsor Kincaid Alarm Company.      MARTINEZ, JESSIE  ANTHONY     Booking Date: 11/22/2014 Race: W    Sex: M    DOB: 4/19/1996  Charges:   VOP-GRAND THEFT $300<$5000 No Bond Orange County VOP,  3 counts BURGL-UNOCCUPIED CONVEYANCE UNARMED Surety $1000,  2 counts BATTERY-ON OFFICER FIREFIGHTER EMT ETC Surety $1000, 2 counts RESIST OFFICER-WITH VIOLENCE  Surety $1000   The views, opinions, positions or strategies…

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Polk County Fire Rescue Shares Tips for Safe Holiday Decorating

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    POLK COUNTY, Fla. – Many families choose the long Thanksgiving weekend to decorate for the holidays, and festive lighting, windowsill candles and ornamented Christmas trees are staples. But these decorative items also pose a fire risk if handled improperly. A 2007-2011* non-profit National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) study of home fires, showed that on average, one of every 40 reported home Christmas tree fires resulted in a death, compared to an average of one death per 142 total home fires. Here are Polk County Fire Rescue’s tips for safe holiday decorating: Be careful with holiday decorations. Choose decorations that are…

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41 Year Old Woman Killed & 4 Others Injured In Lake Wales Crash

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Lake Wales, Florida – On November 26, 2014 at 7:17pm the Lake Wales Police Department was dispatched to a traffic crash at the intersection of Burns Ave and Old Scenic Hwy. Upon arrival officers began a crash investigation involving a 2007 Mazda 5 minivan and a 2014 Hino box truck. Due to the size of the crash scene, the severity of injuries, and the number of people being transported to hospitals Burns Ave was closed for several hours between Alt 27 and Spookhill. The investigation revealed the Hino box truck was traveling westbound on Burns Ave in the inside lane…

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