Lakeland

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Crossing Guard In Critical Condition After Teen Hits Her

A central Florida crossing guard is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle near Lakeland.

CBS Tampa–10/15/2014

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3 Found Dead In South Lakeland Home

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deaths of three people found inside a house in south Lakeland. The victims were discovered late Monday night in the home on Old […]

CBS Tampa–05/27/2014

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Toddlers Found In Grandparents’ Pool Pronounced Dead

Two toddlers found in their grandparents’ swimming pool have died, authorities said Sunday.

CBS Tampa–05/11/2014

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Road Rage Tailgater Gets Comeuppance On Video

YouTuber posts viral video of man who was tailgating crashing his vehicle.

CBS Tampa–03/28/2014

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Fla. Pesticide Producer Agrees To Pay $1.7M

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says a central Florida-based pesticide producer has agreed to pay more than $1.7 million in civil penalties for allegedly distributing and selling mislabeled pesticides.

CBS Tampa–12/22/2013

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Mom Of Girl Accused Of Bullying Released From Jail

The stepmother of a 14-year-old accused of bullying a Florida girl prior to her suicide has been released from jail on bond.

CBS Tampa–11/01/2013

Carol Erkes leads her dancers in rehearsal at Lakeland's Florida Dance Theatre (photo credit: Franco Ripple/CBS Tampa Bay)

The Current: Tampa Councilwoman Lisa Montelione, WEDU’s Human Trafficking Film, Florida Dance Theatre and a Controversial New Photo Exhibit

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (September 22nd) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio player above to catch the whole episode featuring: Tampa City Councilwoman Lisa Montelione on Tampa’s […]

CBS Tampa–09/27/2013

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Cops: Fla. Burglar Left Joker Calling Card

A 22-year-old man who referred to himself as “The Joker” was arrested Friday after authorities said he twice vandalized a deputy’s patrol car while it was parked in front of the officer’s Lakeland home.

CBS Tampa–07/13/2013

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Lakeland Official Fighting Spitting Ordinance

A Lakeland City Commissioner wants to do away with a 69-year-old ordinance that prohibits people from spitting on the sidewalk or grass.

02/20/2013

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Tampa Trial Starts In Lottery Winner Slaying Case

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jury selection was underway on Tuesday in the trial of a Florida woman charged with swindling a lottery winner out of his money and then killing him.

CBS Tampa–11/27/2012

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