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  1. Teen paralyzed by gunfire killed years later in drive-by shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | New York Post

    Jake Castillo, 17, was being pushed in a wheelchair into a Lakeland home Monday night, when a car stopped outside and opened fire, according to news station WTFS . Police said that a Cadillac Deville drove past the house three times before gunning down Castillo, who died of his injuries.

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  2. Good Samaritan attacked when family mistakes him for a kidnapperRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | New York Post

    A good Samaritan who tried to help a lost tot find her family - was rewarded with a beating when the girl's father and bystanders mistook him for a kidnapper, police said. The Florida man, who was not identified by authorities, was trying to help a 2-year-old separated from her parents while at a baseball game in the Southwest Sports Complex in Lakeland, FL on Saturday.

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  3. How this mom dropped half her body weightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | New York Post

    "I was using food to cope, so whenever I got time by myself or got money, I was buying food to eat for myself, and I wasn't particularly active," 41-year-old Robertson, of Lakeland, Florida, told Fox News. Throughout her 20s and 30s, Robertson's weight would fluctuate from 250 to 290 pounds as she tried fad diet after fad diet with limited success.

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  4. The sand on this beach is so fine, it's 'sacrilegious' to walk on itRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | New York Post

    The sand on Siesta Beach on Florida's Gulf Coast is as fine as powdered sugar, a pure, sparkling white and soft as a kitten's fur - all because it's comprised of 99 percent pure crushed quartz. For that reason, and many others, it was selected this year as the best beach in America by a professor who's made a career ranking and studying beaches around the United States.

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  5. Didi Gregorius passes an important test in rehab stintRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | New York Post

    While Yankees manager Joe Girardi's focus was on the Yankees at PNC Park on Friday night, he knew there was another important game going on for Single-A Tampa in Lakeland, Fla. That's where Didi Gregorius' rehab stint began, as he took the next step in his comeback from a right shoulder strain suffered during the World Baseball Classic.

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  6. Fugitive outs herself with Facebook Live video at Chuck E. CheeseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | New York Post

    Markesha Wilkerson, 18, had a warrant out for her arrest, but that didn't stop her from posting a live video from a Chuck E. Cheese in Lakeland, Florida. The Polk County Sheriff's Office said they were searching Facebook when they spotted Wilkerson broadcasting a video of herself posing with a Chuck E. Cheese character, according to news station WTSP .

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  7. Breakfast renegade eats his pancakes anywhere he wantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | New York Post

    Kiaron Thomas' commitment to the meal got him into legal trouble Thursday after he pulled up a chair to enjoy pancakes in the middle of a bustling street in Lakeland, Florida. In a Facebook video posted Tuesday , the 21-year-old nonchalantly pours syrup on his pancakes in traffic, sporting pajama pants and furry slippers.

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  8. Yankees still give 'very mature' Jorge Mateo a big demotionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | New York Post

    LAKELAND, Fla. - Jorge Mateo, perhaps the Yankees' most heralded prospect a year ago, has been overshadowed much of this spring by other young players such as Gleyber Torres and James Kaprielian.

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  9. Meet baseball's best comeback story, who just can't give up 0:0Read the original story

    Mar 6, 2017 | New York Post

    It reads like a Hollywood script: Aging athlete won't say die, travels the world to hone his game, then returns to where it all started to prove himself like he hadn't before. And Matt Murton is now facing the climax, his moment of truth.

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  10. Kate Upton keeps spring training sexy for Justin Verlander 0:0Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | New York Post

    On Sunday, the Detroit Tigers pitcher lounged by the pool as fiancA e Kate Upton provided some in-water entertainment. Swaying through the water in a dark red bikini, Upton teased a few sexy moves as Verlander documented the dance, which he later posted to social media.

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  11. Man fails to win woman's heart by throwing his dog at herRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | New York Post

    Case in point? This Florida man who threw his dog out a car window at woman he thought was attractive. Howard Van Sweringen, 41, is facing charges of aggravated battery after ramming into the woman's truck, and tossing his dog through his car window to get her attention, WFLA reported .

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  12. Guy says he stole $7B because Jesus told him toRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | New York Post

    John Michael Haskew claimed he pocketed $7 billion in a bank fraud scheme - because Jesus Christ chose him to be rich, according to published reports. His god awful excuse got an eye roll from Lakeland, FL., authorities, who arrested him on December 16, WFTV9 NEWs reported .

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