More stories by Melissa Marino
Another Polk County university is singing on to train staff members to carry guns on campus.
Law enforcement says all is clear at LEGOLAND Florida after a “concerning message” was found in the park.
A Polk County judge has deemed a dog “vicious” after it allegedly attacked and killed a family’s cat.
A Polk County man who works as a youth softball coach has been charged with having sex with a teenage girl.
Police said 15-year-old girl managed to fight off her attacker on her walk to school Thursday morning in Haines City.
Staff at a Polk County university are doing more than just training to run, hide, fight if ever faced with an active shooter.
Six failing schools in Polk County face uncertain futures. A new state law says if the schools don’t pull those grades up, it will step in.
In November, WFLA spoke with another family after a similar incident back at the same park.
From strippers to porn stars, cheating spouses and their scandalous exploits have grabbed news headlines recently.
A Winter Haven area church pastor has been arrested on a charge of sexual battery against a victim under 12.
Several Polk County schools have a few months to get passing grades or face an ultimatum from the state.
A Polk County foster care agency is closing its doors, leaving other organizations scrambling to find new caseworkers for more than 500 chil…
Polk County deputies are on the lookout for a flea market bandit.
Polk County detectives are on the lookout for a graffiti vandal targeting local businesses.
A lineman from Polk County miraculously survived a fall that probably would have killed anyone else.