Lakeland city officials have named Lisa Womack, a native of Texas, as the city's newest police chief.
A woman with dementia who went missing was located tonight, the Lakeland Police Department said.
Rudy the reindeer is no longer on the lam.
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd called the death of a 70-year-old Lakeland pedestrian, struck by a teenage hit-and-run driver, a classic case of a scared child.
Police are investigating the Wednesday night death of a 9-year-old girl.
Elton John is in a position to do what few fans can - give their faded idol a major label, international spotlight.
East Lake (29-2) secured the Bay area's second 2010 state volleyball title Saturday afternoon with a convincing three-game sweep of defending Class 5A champ Stuart Martin County (27-5).
The city wants to attract the best and brightest workers.
Home alone, she went out on their nearly 50-acre lot to work on the yard.
Police found human skeletal remains today in a wooded area behind a business on New Tampa Highway.
The man who allegedly stole breads and pastries from a Lakeland Wonder Bread store last week died today from the injuries he sustained after being shot outside the store, the Lakeland Police Department said.
"Enough is enough," marchers chanted Saturday in a Lakeland neighborhood crippled with crime as police and community leaders joined together to make a statement.
A local church and several members of the Polk County School Board are expressing their concern about this year's Howl-O-Scream show at Busch Gardens.
You don't need a monthly employment report to know the hunt for work will prompt job seekers to use any resource possible - from headhunters and recruiters to job placement companies such as Rita Staffing in Polk County....
Santos Hernandez told deputies he killed 16-year old Marco Martinez after arguing about money, Sheriff Grady Judd said.