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  1. Lakeland PD searching for homicide suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC Action News

    Lakeland Police Department is searching for the man responsible for shooting and killing a man at his front door in Lakeland on Monday night. Police say they responded to a shooting at 940 Castle Way around 10:55 p.m. on Monday, July 25. When they arrived on scene, police found Johnathan "Jay" Charles-Pierre, 35, dead with a gunshot wound to the chest.

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  2. Lakeland SWAT uses tear gas, robot in standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | ABC Action News

    A Lakeland neighborhood was rocked by the sound of exploding tear gas canisters during a SWAT situation on Hollingsworth Creek Drive early Friday morning, officials said. Lakeland police SWAT also used a robot to search the house for the man who has been in a standoff with Lakeland police since Thursday evening.

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  3. Thieves steal veteran's car, sets it on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | ABC Action News

    A disabled veteran from Lakeland is trying to figure out how to get to and from doctors appointments after someone stole his car, it appears, for no other reason than to set it on fire. The car is clearly marked with not one, but two disabled veteran license plates.

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  4. Deputies: Polk woman stole $11K from school clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | ABC Action News

    Heather Debellis, 45, of Lakeland stole the money while working as treasurer of the school's choral booster club, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office. Debellis, who had the club's checkbook, wrote checks out to herself and her 72-year-old grandmother and forged the club president's signature on them, deputies said.

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  5. Polk County men attacked while searching for petRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | ABC Action News

    Deputies are searching for two men who they said attacked a Polk County man late Sunday night as he searched for his friend's cat. Deputies are searching for two men who they said attacked a Polk County man late Sunday night as he searched for his friend's cat.

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  6. Woman's body found near Lakeland railroad tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | ABC Action News

    Deputies are investigating the death of a 52-year-old woman whose body was found Thursday near railroad tracks in Lakeland. Wendy Norman of 3626 Ruthven Drive in Lakeland was found about 1:15 p.m. near Maine Avenue and Dawn Heights Drive, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office.

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  7. Hundreds celebrate "pride" in LakelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | ABC Action News

    Lakeland held Florida's first gay pride event since the shooting in Orlando. Hundreds of people danced and sang while wearing rainbow colors.

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  8. Polk Pride hires extra officers for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | ABC Action News

    The second annual Polk Pride event in Lakeland will go on as scheduled this weekend, but you may notice some extra police officers in the area. In light of the tragedy in Orlando, organizers made the decision this week to hire extra officers to patrol Saturday's main even in Munn Park.

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  9. Lakeland man accused of impersonating officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | ABC Action News

    A Lakeland man is accused of impersonating an officer by using lights and a siren hooked up to his car. Santiago turned on blue and red lights, a white strobe light and a siren while driving south on U.S. 98 north of Lakeland Thursday evening, deputies said.

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  10. Big wins continue in scratch-off lottery gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | ABC Action News

    Over the past two years, our I-Team investigations into problems with lottery payouts led to the suspension of nine different lottery retailers' licenses and changes in the Florida Lottery's security practices. "My heart is beating really fast guys," says a young woman in a YouTube video scratching a $25 Florida Lottery ticket.

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  11. Special needs teen accused of molesting 3 kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | ABC Action News

    LAKELAND, Fla. - A Lakeland High School student with special needs is accused of sexually assaulting three children, ages two, four and five.

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  12. Police: Human remains found in gators stomachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | ABC Action News

    The alligator was trapped last night. Authorities confirmed today the alligator had human remains inside its stomach.

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  13. Missing Adult: 53-year-old man from LakelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | ABC Action News

    Lakeland Police are searching for missing/endangered person Larry Langford, white male, age 53, 5'10" tall and weighing 200 pounds. Langford went missing at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday from the Lake Wire Retirement Center, 315 West Peachtree Street, Lakeland, Florida.

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  14. Pedestrians playing Frogger on Lakeland roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | ABC Action News

    Since 2012, FDOT has reported more than 40 accidents involving pedestrians or bicyclists on a one-mile long stretch of Memorial Boulevard in Lakeland. The problem, the agency reports, is pedestrians are crossing wherever they please instead of at designated crosswalks, which are be few and far between.

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  15. Polk man carjacks woman, steals milk and cookiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | ABC Action News

    A Lakeland man is accused of carjacking a woman and going on a shoplifting spree that included stealing milk and cookies. Roger Smith, 43, also told deputies he planned to rob every dope dealer in Lakeland to "teach them a lesson," according to a Polk County Sheriff's Office arrest report.

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  16. National Donut Day freebie deals in Tampa BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | ABC Action News

    TAMPA, Fla. - June 3rd is National Donut Day. The "holiday" is always celebrated on the first Friday in June.

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  17. I-Team: Audio of man accused of killing his wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | ABC Action News

    Audio has been released in the brutal Polk County murder of the man accused of stabbing his wife multiple times. Michael Finn was charged with murder about a year ago.

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  18. A-Niks Outdoor Comfort SolutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | ABC Action News

    Niks Outdoor Comfort Solutions was founded in 2004 By Al and Deborah Erturk. We are a licensed and insured pest control company that specializes in outdoor flying insect control.

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  19. A-Niks Outdoor Comfort SolutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | ABC Action News

    Niks Outdoor Comfort Solutions was founded in 2004 By Al and Deborah Erturk. We are a licensed and insured pest control company that specializes in outdoor flying insect control.

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  20. Apartment building in Lakeland damaged by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | ABC Action News

    A structure fire on Riggins Street forced two tenants to flee their apartment early Sunday morning, Lakeland Fire Department officials said. When firefighters arrived minutes later heavy smoke was pouring from the two-story apartment building, a Lakeland Fire Department news release states.

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