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Ex-Steelers center Cherundolo dies in Lakeland at 96
Former Pittsburgh Steelers center and coach Chuck Cherundolo has died in Florida at the age of 96.
Published on 12/29/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Meth trafficker allegedly flushed recorded confession in Polk
A man accused of being a methamphetamine trafficker allegedly confessed — and then flushed the detective's recorder down the toilet.
Published on 11/24/12
Updated on 03/14/13
Lakeland man, 54, killed in motorcycle crash

A Lakeland motorcyclist was killed after a car pulled in front of him Sunday evening in Polk County.

Published on 11/04/12
Updated on 03/13/13
Grandmother identified as second victim in Lakeland house fire
Lakeland Fire Department officials have identified the second victim from Monday night's fatal house fire as 67-year-old Conne Lehning Tamarit.
Published on 10/31/12
Updated on 03/18/13
8-year-old boy, woman die in fire at Lakeland family's house

Two people have died from injuries sustained in a Lakeland house fire that started late Monday evening.

Published on 10/30/12
Updated on 03/18/13
USDA: Florida's orange crop to increase 5 percent in 2012-2013

Citrus harvesting began earlier this month and the U.S. Department of Agriculture is projecting that Florida's orange crop will increase by 5 percent from last year.

Published on 10/12/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Police: Wounded shooting victim uses gun to fire back - again

For the second time in 18 months, a club concert promoter used his legally concealed gun to fend off an attacker, police said.

Published on 10/02/12
Updated on 03/18/13
14-year-old driver's mom, sister killed in Polk crash

A 14-year-old was behind the wheel in a multivehicle crash Monday that killed her mother and 8-year-old sister, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said.

Published on 09/17/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Romney salutes RNC, addresses rally in Lakeland

Mitt Romney got on to the business of being the Republican presidential nominee by stumping at a convention farewell rally before heading to Louisiana to tour storm damage cause by Hurricane Isaac.

Published on 08/31/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Ryan says Eastwood was being himself during RNC speech

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan said Friday that Clint Eastwood was just being himself during an unorthodox speech at the Republican National Convention on Thursday.

Published on 08/31/12
Updated on 03/19/13
Lakeland woman found guilty in baby's death
A Lakeland woman faces life in prison after jurors found her guilty in the starvation death of her 5-month-old daughter.
Published on 06/22/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Poly boosters want to move beyond rancor

The message from the Polk County leaders on Thursday was clear:

Published on 05/31/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Police dogs from around the nation compete in Lakeland
With barely a woof and many a sniff, police canines from around the country are gathering in Lakeland this week to see who will be top dog.
Published on 05/23/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Mom of teen auto racer points to safety precautions

Staci Martin got her son, Dylan, into car racing at 10 years old after he was injured in a motocross crash. The cars were simply safer, she says.

Published on 05/22/12
Updated on 03/18/13
Shooting event unites business leaders, special ops to aid veterans

Romulo Camargo wheeled his motorized chair up to the firing line and with a specially designed chin-operated joy stick device, aimed the FN Mark 16 combat rifle at the target. With the red light of the sight lined up to ...

Published on 05/12/12
Updated on 03/19/13