Imagine looking out a window of your home and seeing a bear standing in your yard, looking at you. That’s what happened to a Winter Haven re…
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“We actually had Melissa die before our eyes a couple of times that night,” said trauma surgeon Jeff Johnson.
A Lakeland toddler was killed in a tragic accident at his home when a dresser fell on him.
Police say a man has died after he was shot during a drive-by shooting early Tuesday morning in Sebring.
A burglar got more than he bargained for when he busted into a Winter Haven pizza shop this weekend.
News Channel 8’s Melissa Marino got a behind-the-scenes look at “Pandora: The World of Avatar,” ahead of its grand opening on May 27.
“I just knew I was going to die. It was given. I was scared. I knew that if I closed my eyes it would happen,” Former Tampa police officer K…
Adam Putnam’s campaign for Governor of Florida will officially kick off in his hometown Wednesday morning.
Detectives say a hookup on the dating app Grindr led to the kidnapping and robbery of a Lakeland man and the theft of his car, which was rec…
A Polk County man is stuck with a duck that showed up at his home one day and hasn’t left since.
Soon at least one Polk County Police Department will join the fight against the Opioid epidemic.
“We were stopped at the door by the doctor, and he said this is a life or death situation,” said Forrest Cunningham’s father.
The community in Polk County and beyond is coming together after a bus stop tragedy.
As the search heats up for a potential arsonist in Polk County, investigators have been utilizing a special technique to help track down clu…
The hunt is on for a possible arsonist who may have started a huge wildfire in Southeastern Polk County.