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Lakeland, Florida is located in Polk County. Zip codes in Lakeland, FL include 33815, 33807, and 33801. The median home price in Lakeland is $138,500 which is roughly $76/per square foot. More Lakeland information.

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2 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Man's body found underneath Lakeland home

Man's body found underneath Lakeland home The body was found under a home in the 4200 block of New Tampa Highway.


6 hrs ago | News Talk Florida

Florida Poly Tech President Talks New University

Earlier this morning on Your Wake Up Call, Florida Polytechnic University President Dr. Randy K. Avent joined us to discuss the school's opening, curriculum and students.


11 hrs ago | Sunshine State News

Close House Races on GOP Side; Rangel Falls

Two candidates in one of the hardest-fought legislative primaries of the year were separated by the thinnest of margins Tuesday night, while an incumbent was turned out of office elsewhere in one of the few surprises of the evening.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

Star Tribune

Alexander: Ransomware fix is now available

It involved "ransomware," a type of malicious software that encrypts PC files so that they can't be read, then demands hundreds of dollars in ransom be paid to anonymous online hackers to unlock the files.




A Lakeland, Florida boy is on top of the world after scoring a touchdown at a Saturday rec-league game.


WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Falling tree damages roof for 2nd time in weeksFalling tree damages...

Falling tree damages roof for 2nd time in weeks Lightning may not strike twice, but falling trees did in one central Florida neighborhood.


Mon Aug 25, 2014

ABC Action News

LIVE: Sentencing phase for Kyle Williams

A Polk County jury listens to impact statements to determine sentence for Kyle Williams, guilty in the 2011 murder of a Lakeland police officer.



Library without books debuts at Florida's newest college

The library opening with the first day of classes on Monday at Florida's newest college features a sunlit arched roof and cozy reading chairs - but not a single book.


Sat Aug 23, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Florida Polytechnic rises from turmoil to start STEM mission

As a member of his high school robotics team and creator of a money-making tech website, the Broward County teen was thrilled to hear about a state university focused entirely on science, technology, math and engineering, the curriculum known as STEM.


Toledo Blade

Elvis scarf returned after 32 years

David Whitaker nearly hung up the phone when a caller from Florence started asking questions about his being an Elvis fan.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Amazon welcomes employees in Lakeland; drones in India?

Arriving employees were greeted by an orange carpet to reflect the company's colors.


Wed Aug 20, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Jury deliberates in Lakeland officer's death

Jury deliberates in Lakeland officer's death The jury is deliberating the fate of a man accused of killing Lakeland Police Officer Arnulfo Crispin.


WPOC-FM Baltimore

Man Notices His WIFE In The Background Of Preschool Photo

Jason Roth was going through old photos when he suddenly noticed something strange in the background of a preschool Halloween photo... He saw his girlfriend! Jason and Jessica first met each another as students at the Florida State University.


Law Firm Newswire

Arizona Ruling Refines Definition of Marijuana DUIs

DUIs usually refer to driving while under the influence of alcohol. With marijuara being more commonly used for a variety of reasons, such as medically/recreationally, comes the debut of marijuana DUIs.


Tue Aug 19, 2014


Mom Asked For Pics Of Horses For Daughter With Disabilities. Bet She Didn't Expect This Surprise

Alexus Lasiter, who goes by Lex, has cerebral palsy, a seizure disorder, heart trouble and kidney problems , according to


Mon Aug 18, 2014

Right Wing News

Sex offenders "House of Horrors" had brother and sister aged 11...

Sean Pearson and Jessica Rowland were accused of treating the 11 year old boy and 12 year old girl like a 'rabid dog.'


Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

An Echo Through The Canyon'

On Sept. 9, 2013, 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick of Lakeland, Fla., jumped to her death after being bullied for over a year by at least 15 girls.


Fri Aug 15, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Store owner beaten, robbed for only $18

Store owner beaten, robbed for only $18 Lakeland Police say 76 yr. old store owner beaten and robbed for $18 Check out this story on Lakeland police have released images of both of the suspects that were captured moments earlier as they strolled by a nearby business.


Architect Online

Santiago Calatrava's Florida Polytechnic University Opens Tomorrow

Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland, Fla., opens to the public tomorrow, becoming the 12th and newest school in the Florida State university system.


The Orlando Sentinel

Couple arrest stems from bizarre child abuse, deputies say

Two Polk County children, an 11-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl, were subjected to painful and bizarre forms of abuse, leading to charges against their guardians, the Sheriff's Office said today.



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