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  1. Judge Tosses Portion Of Lawsuit In Girl's Bullying DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    A judge has tossed a portion of a lawsuit that alleged negligence against a cement company in the death of a 12-year-old central Florida girl who committed suicide after being bullied. Rebecca Sedwick jumped to her death from a silo at Cemex Construction near Lakeland in 2013.

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  2. Lakeland Man Charged with Murder in Stabbing Death of WifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    LAKELAND, Fla. The Polk County Sheriff's Office says 45-year-old Michael Finn has been charged with First Degree Murder in the stabbing death of his 34-year-old wife, Kristen Finn.

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  3. Lakeland SWAT Situation Over With No One InjuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    LAKELAND, Fla. The SWAT situation in north Lakeland is over and deputies say the man who barricaded himself has been taken to a local hospital for a medical evaluation.

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  4. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    Hoping to bring awareness to the conditions under which minor-league players work, and more specifically the wages they earn, which often falls below minimum wage, the United Food and Commercial Workers' union and its allies are gathering at four different spring training games this weekend to show support and provide information to questioning fans. According to Ted Berg of USA Today Sports , the union had scheduled rallies at games in Tampa and Lakeland, Fla.

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  5. Five People Arrested in "Operation Not So Lucky'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    Officials say deputies received tips about several businesses buying stolen goods. They approached 14 convenience store businesses in Polk County - 9 in Lakeland, 2 in Winter Haven, and 3 in the Lake Wales area - offering to supply stolen merchandise for sale, according to authorities, and only three stores agreed to purchase stolen merchandise.

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  6. Suspect Dead Following Officer Involved Shooting in LakelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    UPDATE 11:05 P.M. LAKELAND, Fla. - An armed sexual battery suspect is dead following an officer-involved shooting in Lakeland.

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  7. Sheriff: Lakeland lawyer arrested after threatening deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    A Central Florida lawyer is being held without bail after sheriff's deputies say he threatened them with a gun, knife and baseball bat. Polk County Sheriff's officials say 48-year-old Eduardo Pujol was arrested Sunday after deputies were dispatched to a home where he was striking the door of a Lakeland home with a bat.

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  8. Deadly home invasion in LakelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    LAKELAND, Fla. Polk County deputies are investigating a home invasion that left one person dead and three people in the hospital.

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  9. Police: Woman stabbed 22 times, boyfriend soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    LAKELAND, Fla. Lakeland Police say a woman made it to safety after being stabbed 22 times to her head, chest, back, and arms and now they're searching for a suspect.

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  10. 5th rabies case in Polk CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    On Thursday, December 25, 2014, a dog owner living on the 900 block of 80 Foot Road in Bartow heard his 4-month-old puppy outside yelping and saw a raccoon attacking the puppy. The dog's owner shot and killed the raccoon and called PCSO.

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  11. Parents charged in 22-day-old baby's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    LAKELAND, FL Lakeland Police now say the parents of a 22-day-old baby that died in Polk County have been taken into custody and charged with 1st degree murder. The baby's death was announced as a homicide Monday Dec. 29. It all began Dec. 23. just after 6 p.m. when first responders rushed to a restaurant on the 4700 block of US Hwy 98 North after the parents of infant Betsey Kee Stephens discovered her in the car seat unresponsive.

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  12. Police investigate death of 22-day-old babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    LAKELAND, FL Lakeland police say the death of a 22-day-old baby girl is a homicide case. Police say first responders rushed to a restaurant on the 4700 block of US Hwy 98 North on Dec. 23. just after 6 p.m. after the parents of infant Betsey Kee Stephens discovered her in the car seat unresponsive.

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  13. Suspect tries to run over Lakeland Police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    LAKELAND, Fla. Two Lakeland Police officers are injured after a run-in with a man while following up on a fight call at an apartment complex.

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  14. Lakeland officers fatally shoot man following standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    LAKELAND, Fla. Lakeland Police are still on the scene of a SWAT call-out on the 2800 block of Kathryn Avenue.

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  15. Lakeland woman arrested in murder for hire plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    Sheriff Grady Judd will release the details of an arrest of a Lakeland woman who deputies say attempted to have her husband killed by who she thought was a "hit-man."

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  16. Another Rabies Case In PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office Animal Control Section has confirmed the third positive case of rabies in Polk County for 2014. A resident in the 8000 block of Holly Ridge Drive in Lakeland observed her dog fighting with a raccoon in her yard.

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  17. Revolver in pocket shoots Lakeland man in legRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office says the man was working at the Lakeland farmer's market on Sunday afternoon when the accident happened.

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  18. Series of crashes on WB I-4 in Polk CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    LAKELAND, Fla. FHP troopers say three crashes are being investigated along westbound I-4 between MM 27 and 28 in Lakeland.

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  19. Polk Crossing Guard HitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    Deputies say the guard was walking from a gas station to her bike that was parked across the street and entered the crosswalk on the pedestrian signal. Halfway through the intersection, deputies say a 16-year-old from Lakeland proceeded into the intersection on a solid green light and told deputies he saw another vehicle coming the opposite direction toward him stop.

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  20. Truck stolen with 36,000 pounds of Crisco insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - St. Pete Police are searching for whoever stole a tractor-trailer containing 36,000 pounds of Crisco sticks.

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