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  1. Mom arrested for stealing $15K from PTO fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | ABC Action News

    A Polk County mother was arrested on Friday, accused of stealing $15,000 from an elementary school's parent-teacher organization account. On Thursday, Lake Wales Police officers were called by the principal of Spook Hill Elementary.

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  2. Police search for 4 retail theft suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | ABC Action News

    LAKE WALES, Fla. Investigators with the Lake Wales Police Department are asking for the public's assistance in identifying four retail theft suspects.

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  3. Study shows FL is 3rd worst for hit-and-runsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | ABC Action News

    Deadly hit-and-runs are at an all time high. A new report showed Florida comes in as one of the top three worst states for this type of crime.

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  4. Vigil for murdered teen ends where he was killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | ABC Action News

    Fire Weather Warning issued March 22 at 6:23PM EDT expiring March 23 at 9:00PM EDT in effect for: Highlands Fire Weather Warning issued March 22 at 6:23PM EDT expiring March 23 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Pinellas, Polk Fire Weather Warning issued March 22 at 6:23PM EDT expiring March 23 at 9:00PM EDT in effect for: Pinellas, Polk Fire Weather Warning issued March 22 at 3:01PM EDT expiring March 23 at 9:00PM EDT in effect for: Pinellas, Polk LAKE WALES, Fla. - Hundreds gathered at the spot in the woods where authorities say 15-year-old Giovanni Diaz was killed by his best friend.

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  5. Teen beaten to death by friend with baseball batRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2018 | ABC Action News

    Deputies arrested and charged a 16-year-old Lake Wales boy with first degree murder for allegedly beating his best friend to death with a baseball bat. Deputies arrested and charged a 16-year-old Lake Wales boy with first degree murder for allegedly beating his best friend to death with a baseball bat.

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  6. Driver arrested after deadly crash in Lake WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2018 | ABC Action News

    One person was killed and two others injured Sunday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash in Lake Wales. The accident occurred just before 1:00 p.m. in the 2100 block of State Road 60 East.

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  7. Deputies: Man pushed woman from moving carRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | ABC Action News

    Polk County deputies are on the hunt for the man who allegedly pushed a woman out of a moving vehicle at over 75 miles per hour. According to deputies, the argument continued while the two were driving back to Pinellas Park.

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  8. Polk Co. mom determine to stamp out the fluRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | ABC Action News

    A Polk County parent is determined to stamp out the flu. And she's asking other families to do the same.

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  9. Explosive devices detonate at Eagle Ridge MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2018 | ABC Action News

    Two improvised explosive devices go off at Eagle Ridge Mall. Lake Wales fire crews responded to an alarm call at 451 Eagle Ridge Drive around 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

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  10. Deputy involved shooting in Lake WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | ABC Action News

    A deputy involved shooting in Lake Wales injures one suspect. It happened at Cottage Hill Road in Lake Wales in Saturday afternoon.

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  11. Police search for 'serial puncher'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 | ABC Action News

    It started one week ago when two Walmart employees in Lake Wales were attacked by a man they had never met before. Witnesses say words were not exchanged when a young, black man came up behind two employees putting boxes away, hit them and ran off.

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  12. Puppies stolen from scene of fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | ABC Action News

    A woman seriously injured in a crash that took the life of her father is now searching for her puppies that were stolen from the scene, Florida Highway Patrol says. Maritsa Melendez, 55, of Connecticut, is in Florida visiting family in Lake Wales for the holidays.

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  13. Little League needs donations to fix Irma damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | ABC Action News

    A Polk County Little League Baseball league that has been around for more than sixty years needs help fixing up its field and replacing equipment damaged during Hurricane Irma. The storm left behind sagging ceiling tiles from water damage.

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  14. Family of man killed in hit-and-run wants helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Leonard Wimberly Jr., who was affectionately nicknamed "Big Foot," died while riding his bike on a Polk County road on the way to his sisters house. "He was the best person you could ask for as an uncle," Danielle Castilleja said.

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  15. Hit-and-run driver kills Polk Co. manRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | ABC Action News

    There were four deadly hit-and-run accidents over the weekend and one in Lake Wales killed 56-year-old Leonard Wimberly Jr. A disturbing discovery forced a neighbor to desperately flag down a Polk County Deputy. Leonard Wimberly laid motionless on the side of a rural road.

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  16. Mother warns parents of Halloween traffic safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | ABC Action News

    A Polk County mother is sharing her horrifying story, in an effort to keep all superhero's and princesses safe this Halloween. "Got there and I said 'let me see my baby let me see my baby' and they are like he is gone," she said, tears already welling up in her eyes.

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