Judge Approves $1 Billion Settlement After Surfside Condo CollapseOn Thursday, the eve of the one-year anniversary of a catastrophic condominium collapse in Surfside, Florida, a judge approved an approximately $1 billion settlement for those impacted by the disaster that killed 98 people.
Friends And Teammates Of Teen Killed In Florida Theme Park Ride Honor Him In VigilHe was a gentle giant who always supported others. A teammate often turned mentor. A kind and funny friend, always soft-spoken.
Man Arrested After A 14-Year-Old Cold Case Has Been Solved More than 14 years after a woman was killed outside of her mobile home, her attacker has been arrested.
Mulberry Man Fatally Shot On Sunday EveningDeputies from the Polk County Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting Sunday evening, January 16, where they found a man who was shot and killed in his backyard.
Lakeland Man Arrested For DUI-ManslaughterOne man was killed and another critically injured Tuesday, December 28, 2021, as a result of a two-vehicle crash north of Lakeland, which was caused by one of the drivers being impaired.
Suspect Arrested In The Shooting Of A 13-Year-Old BoyThe Tampa Police Department are arrestng and charging the suspect after shooting and killing a 13-year-old boy.
Woman Arrested For DUI And Manslaughter After Holiday Man Killed In I-4 Crash46-year-old Lucretia Bruno of Lakeland was arrested Wednesday night, November 24, 2021, for DUI Manslaughter (F2), after she struck and killed a Holiday man on Interstate 4 West near mile marker 28 and SR 528. The crash occurred around 8:45 p.m.
Woman Who Threatened PCSO Sergeant Had An Extensive Criminal HistoryThe woman who threatened a Polk County Sheriff's Office patrol sergeant, November 11, and who was shot and killed as she advanced at the sergeant with a shovel, was 24-year-old Jessiram Hweih Rivera of Winter Haven. Rivera had an extensive arrest criminal history, including violent felonies, and including a previous battery on a law enforcement officer.
Fatal Crash Resulting In One Killed And One ArrestedDeputies from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal vehicle crash at around 6:00 p.m. Monday evening, September 6, 2021, at the intersection of SR 60 and Old Connersville Road in unincorporated Bartow.
Suspect Arrested In Fatal Hit-And-Run In LakelandThe suspect responsible for killing a teenaged girl and injuring another after hitting them with his truck and fleeing the scene in Lakeland on July 4, 2021, has been arresred by detectives.
Woman Killed In A Two-Vehicle Crash, The Other Driver Arrested For DUI ManslaughterA Haines City woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash Sunday morning in Poinciana, and the driver of the other vehicle was arrested by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office for DUI Manslaughter and other charges.
Pedestrian Struck & Killed By Car Wednesday Night On Busch BoulevardA Tampa woman was killed Wednesday night after being struck by a vehicle on Busch Boulevard.
Fatal Accident In Downtown St. Pete Friday Involving A Motorcycle & CarA fatal accident occurred early Friday evening on 5th Ave. North near St. Anthony's Hospital in Downtown St. Petersburg, Florida.
Dog Bites Elderly Woman And Officer Before Being Killed In St. PeteAn elderly woman and a police officer in St. Petersburg, Florida were bitten by a dog on Friday before the dog was killed.