A local bus driver is facing several charges after reportedly staging a fight between two arguing students in an attempt to resolve the conflict.
A man accused of being a methamphetamine trafficker allegedly confessed — and then flushed the detective’s recorder down the toilet.
A 4-year-old child was found dead in a mobile home that burned in Polk County.
After a 10-day long investigation, 38 men have been arrested and charged with traveling to meet a minor for sex and other crimes, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. Operation Cyber Child was conducted by the […]
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Polk County Sheriff’s officials say 36 men have been arrested during a 10-day undercover investigation called Operation Cyber Child. Sheriff Grady Judd plans an 11 a.m. briefing Monday to discuss […]
FORT MEADE, Fla. (AP) — Polk County has confirmed its sixth positive rabies case this year. A Fort Meade resident found his two dogs with a dead raccoon. The raccoon was tested for rabies, and […]
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Twenty-nine arrests were made during an undercover prostitution sting in Polk County. Sheriff Grady Judd said the arrests took place Friday in the Winter Haven area. He says the county […]
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. (CBS Tampa) - Polk County police say a Lake Alfred woman buried her husband in her backyard after he died in January, but did not notify anyone that he died until her […]
A 32-year-old woman believed to be suffering from postpartum depression and accused of killing her 1-year-old son was apprehended at the Tampa International Airport on Friday, authorities said.
Authorities are searching for a suicidal woman suffering from postpartum depression who is accused of killing her 1-year-old son.