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  1. Lakeland drivers not using AAA sober ridesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Flood Warning issued September 4 at 10:23AM EDT expiring September 5 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Pasco Flood Warning issued September 4 at 10:23AM EDT expiring September 5 at 10:21AM EDT in effect for: Sarasota Flood Warning issued September 4 at 10:23AM EDT expiring September 6 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: DeSoto Flood Warning issued September 3 at 9:44PM EDT expiring September 5 at 2:00PM EDT in effect for: DeSoto In an effort to curb drinking and driving AAA has offered sober rides home with the "Tow to Go" advertisement since 1998. But does it really work? ABC Action News hit the road Monday to find out who is using it.

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  2. 11YO serisouly injured in hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Flood Warning issued September 1 at 9:51AM EDT expiring September 2 at 9:51AM EDT in effect for: Sarasota Flood Warning issued September 1 at 9:51AM EDT expiring September 3 at 2:00AM EDT in effect for: DeSoto Flood Warning issued September 1 at 9:51AM EDT expiring September 2 at 4:24AM EDT in effect for: Hillsborough Flood Warning issued September 1 at 9:51AM EDT expiring September 5 at 5:00PM EDT in effect for: DeSoto Flood Warning issued September 1 at 9:45AM EDT expiring September 3 at 2:00PM EDT in effect for: Pasco LAKELAND, Fla. - The Polk County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying and locating the suspect involved in a hit-and-run that seriously injured an 11-year-old girl.

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  3. Teens arrested after fleeing from stolen carRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Flood Warning issued August 29 at 9:35AM EDT expiring September 2 at 2:00AM EDT in effect for: Hillsborough Flood Warning issued August 29 at 9:35AM EDT expiring August 30 at 9:35AM EDT in effect for: Sarasota Flood Warning issued August 29 at 9:35AM EDT expiring September 1 at 12:00AM EDT in effect for: Hillsborough Flood Warning issued August 29 at 9:35AM EDT expiring August 30 at 3:00PM EDT in effect for: Manatee LAKELAND, Fla. - Polk County deputies arrested two 17-year-olds and one 16-year-old in South Lakeland on Monday after fleeing from a stolen car.

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  4. Robber threatens to shoot pharmacist in the headRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Terrifying moments for a Walgreens pharmacist when a gunman entered the store put a gun to her head and demanded pain killers. The pharmacist was not injured during the robbery but, according to Polk County investigators, had the "gun to her head and threatened to shoot her if she made any noise."

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  5. Lakeland PD K-9 unit members suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Five of the nine members were clocked in going 100+ MPH on a road trip back to Polk County from a canine competition in Santa Rosa County. The incident happened back in March when the members who were off duty were on their way home via Interstate 10. A state employee called the station to say they noticed two Lakeland Police Department SUVs traveling at least 80 miles per hour.

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  6. Polk parents concerned about uncovered play areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | ABC Action News

    On a day like today, when temperatures reach the mid-90's, and it feels like it's well over 100 degrees, just imagine playing outside in the middle of the day on black asphalt with no cover. "I always feel like I'm going to pass out," says one Lake Gibson Middle school student about his time outside during Physical Education class, adding "we're limited to the water [fountain] outside.

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  7. Father banned from school after Facebook postRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | ABC Action News

    The father of a Florida middle schooler is banned from school property after posting on Facebook that he was ready to burn down the school. Polk County school officials served Chris Stephenson with a trespass notice on Wednesday.

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  8. Home intruder fatally shot, Hillsborough SO saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | ABC Action News

    An intruder was shot and killed by an elderly homeowner in the 5400 block of Deeson Road in unincorporated Lakeland, authorities said. Based on a preliminary investigation, elderly homeowners were awakened by an unknown intruder in their home, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.

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  9. Polk deputies search for missing 6YO boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | ABC Action News

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office is using every resource they have available to try and located 6-year-old Adam Roach. Sheriff Grady Judd says Adam walked away from his home around 4 p.m. Friday afternoon.

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  10. Polk crook steals tropical fish worth thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Flood Warning issued August 1 at 11:20PM EDT expiring August 4 at 8:00AM EDT in effect for: Hillsborough Flood Warning issued August 1 at 11:20PM EDT expiring August 4 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Hillsborough Flood Warning issued August 1 at 11:20PM EDT expiring August 2 at 11:00AM EDT in effect for: Manatee Flood Warning issued July 31 at 9:40PM EDT expiring August 5 at 8:00AM EDT in effect for: DeSoto POLK COUNTY, Fla. - Polk county deputies are looking for a crook who stole nearly $20,000 from a fish farm and staff believe it may have been an inside job.

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  11. 10K gallons of wastewater spills in Polk County23 mins agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Flood Warning issued July 31 at 3:26PM EDT expiring August 3 at 11:25AM EDT in effect for: Hillsborough Flood Warning issued July 31 at 3:26PM EDT expiring August 1 at 3:25PM EDT in effect for: DeSoto Flood Warning issued July 31 at 3:20PM EDT expiring August 3 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Hillsborough Tropical Storm Warning issued July 31 at 11:50AM EDT expiring July 31 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Pinellas Tropical Storm Warning issued July 31 at 8:38AM EDT expiring July 31 at 4:45PM EDT in effect for: Pinellas Tropical Storm Warning issued July 31 at 8:38AM EDT expiring July 31 at 4:45PM EDT in effect for: Pinellas Areal Flood Watch issued July 31 at 5:37AM EDT expiring July 31 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Pinellas They say that the spill is storm-related, in that the lift station at 3595 Shepherd Road in Lakeland briefly lost power this morning.

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  12. Clerk forced to beg for his life during robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | ABC Action News

    A Polk county husband and father says he was forced to beg for his life when three young gunmen robbed Marathon Gas Station in Lakeland. Polk county detectives responded to an armed robbery at Marathon Gas Station just before 11 p.m. Tuesday, located at 2045 Ariana Street.

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  13. Trappers looking for orphaned bobcat in LakelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Big Cat Rescue of Tampa says a mother bobcat was crossing Harden Boulevard when it was hit and killed. Unfortunately, it left behind a 2-3 month old kitten.

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  14. Lakeland couple accused of mutilating alligatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | ABC Action News

    A Lakeland couple is facing serious charges after a trapped alligator was discovered dead Sunday with its tail chopped off. LAKELAND, Fla.

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  15. Sheriff: Fmr. principal had history of stealingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | ABC Action News

    A Polk County woman who has been arrested previously for stealing from a school where she was employed, has been arrested again and is facing multiple fraud and theft charges for reportedly stealing from another school where she was previously employed. The former Kathleen Middle School Principal is facing 60 counts of dealing in stolen property, 16 counts of passing forged or altered documents, 2 counts fraudulent use of credit card, 1 count obtaining property by fraud, 1 count money laundering, 1 count grand theft.

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  16. 16YO dead after fatal shooting in Avon ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | ABC Action News

    A calm weekday night became deadly at an apartment complex in Avon Park. Deputies were called to a fatal shooting at around 10 p.m. on Wednesday night.

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  17. VIDEO: Gator interrupts traffic in LakelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Sherese Walker shared this video on Facebook as a warning to anyone who might be walking down Sleepy Hill Road in North Lakeland.

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  18. MISSING | 17-year-old in need of medicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Cherish Williams, a.k.a. Pretty Elyce Williams, left 11705 Carver St. in Thonotosassa July 13, and officials say she may now be in the Lakeland area. She is described as a black female, 5'7" and 200 lbs.

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  19. Lakeland boy gets middle finger stuck in deskRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | ABC Action News

    Crews at Station 2 and Polk County Fire Rescue responded to help a little boy who got his middle finger stuck in the metal components of his school desk. Once they freed his finger from the desk, they took the chance to take a photo.

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  20. A dozen storage lockers burglarized in LakelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | ABC Action News

    It's not the first time criminal have targeted self-storage facilities in Polk County, either. In February 40 lockers were broken into at Socrum Self Storage in Lakeland.

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