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.
Gov. Rick Scott Announces Senate RunFlorida Gov. Rick Scott formally announced his run for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Bill Nelson.
Topless Protester Charges Bill CosbyA topless protester with "Women's Lives Matter" written on her body jumped a barricade and got within a few feet of Bill Cosby on Monday.
Best Party Beaches Around Tampa BayIt's illegal to drink alcohol on most of Tampa Bay's beaches - unless you know about these next six locations.