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  1. Polk man arrested after wild chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A Lake Alfred man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after leading police on a wild chase in a truck stolen from a Lowe's store parking lot in Lake Wales, according to the Lake Wales Police Department. The suspect, identified as Donald Howard Parsons, allegedly stole a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado while its owner was inside the store preparing to carry some purchases back to the vehicle.

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  2. Suspect dead after SWAT team blows hole in Polk home Read Story 10News StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A 28-year-old suspect is dead after a standoff with Polk County Sheriff's Office SWAT officers in Lake Alfred, according to police. The suspect, identified as Kevin Johnson, was found dead after the SWAT team blew a hole in the side of a house at 45 Sunset Circle to resolve the standoff.

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  3. News 17 mins ago 5:35 p.m.Barricaded suspect fires at Polk deputies; SWAT team on sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Polk County Sheriff's Office SWAT is currently engaged with a barricaded and armed suspect in a home in Lake Alfred. Sheriff Grady Judd will hold a briefing at 6:30 p.m. at the Winter Haven airport.

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  4. News 21 mins ago 8:02 a.m.One dead, two seriously injured in Polk crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A nearly head-on collision on North Buena Vista Drive in Lake Alfred killed a Winter Haven driver and seriously injured two individuals in another car overnight Monday. Florida Highway Patrol reported that Joseph Flobert Senatus, 49, died at the scene of the crash at N. Buena Vista just north of Old Lake Alfred Road when he could not avoid a GMC Yukon S.U.V. which traveled into the oncoming path of his Toyota Camry around 1:15 a.m. The Yukon, driven by Mario Alejandro Rodriguez, 20, of Winter Haven, failed to negotiate the curve and headed into the southbound lanes.

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  5. Valrico man killed in tractor collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    An 84-year-old Valrico man was killed Monday afternoon when the farm tractor he was driving was struck by a semi truck in rural Hillsborough County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash occurred on State Road 674 near Owens Lake Road around 3 p.m., according to the FHP.

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  6. News 41 mins ago 7:24 a.m.Polk Co. Schools plan to add more magnet programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    This week, Polk County School leaders will look at adding new magnet programs at schools to better prepare kids for the future. The district received a 12-million-dollar grant to improve two existing magnet programs at schools and create three brand new magnet programs.

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  7. Employee fired for refusing serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    An employee at the Tropical Smoothie Caf in downtown Winter Haven has been fired, after his manager found out he reportedly refused to serve two police officers who went to the restaurant Sunday. Officer Adam Leatherberry of the Lake Alfred Police Department posted about the experience on Facebook.

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  8. News 10 mins ago 11:17 a.m.Auburndale man lured to his death by online dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    An Auburndale man was killed after his online date conspired with three other men to return to his apartment to rob him, our news partners at The Ledger reported Monday . Auburndale Police have arrested all four individuals in the death of Adam Hilarie, 27, who was discovered dead in his apartment on Friday around 6:45 p.m. following a call about a suspicious death.

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  9. Auburndale man lured to his death by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    An Auburndale man was killed after his online date conspired with three other men to return to his apartment to rob him, our news partners at The Ledger reported Monday . Auburndale Police have arrested all four individuals in the death of Adam Hilarie, 27, who was discovered dead in his apartment on Friday around 6:45 p.m. following a call about a suspicious death.

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  10. District fights to keep schools openRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    If the district's not able to boost these school's grades from D's to C's, they could face closure. "The community loves this school," said Rocky Hall whose wife and oldest daughter went to the school.

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  11. Education 25 mins ago 6:26 a.m.First day of school for Polk CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    About 100,000 students in Polk County are heading back to school Monday. However, thousands of them might have to switch schools a year from now if theirs closes.

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  12. 5 Polk middle schools fighting to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    According to The Ledger, Denison, Kathleen, Lake Alfred-Addair, Shelley S. Boone, and Westwood Middle are in need of turnaround plans because of low grades.

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  13. Small plane crash near Lake AlfredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Two people have been taken to the hospital after a small plane crashed behind a home in the area of Terrace Avenue West and Buena Vista Drive S in Lake Alfred Friday afternoon. Polk County Fire Rescue confirms the plane crashed just before 11 a.m. Upon arrival the rescue team the pilot, 84-year-old John Murphy, and his wife, 75-year-old Doris Murphy, with non-life-threatening injuries.

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