Polk County Jail Inmate Dies During Sleep
Florida Mom, Deputy Charged After Baby Left In Car Dies A Polk County sheriff's detention deputy and a Highlands County mother have been charged after the woman's child was left in a hot car and died.
Polk County Mom Accused of Killing Baby Set for Court SundayThe Lakeland mother accused of killing her 1-year-old son will be making her first court appearance.
Pilot, passenger escape burning plane in Fla.BARTOW, Fla. (AP) — A single engine plane has burst into flames after crashing along a highway in southwest Florida.
Juveniles, Convicted Felons Under Same Roof in Florida JailJuveniles and adult criminals are now being housed together at the Polk County Jail, a legislative move that has caused a stir among local ACLU and NAACP leaders arguing for appropriate detention rights for juveniles.