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  1. Arrest warrant issued for Polk County...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office is searching for an armed robbery suspect who is accused of trying to rob a taxi driver. The sheriff's office issued a warrant for Edner Dely's arrest.

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  2. Officials investigating 'boom' heard...Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 9 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Local law enforcement agencies say they are investigating reports of a loud "boom" heard across Pasco, Polk and Hillsborough counties on Saturday, but as of yet there has been no official word of a cause. We are aware of the loud boom heard across Polk and parts of Hillsborough County but do not know what caused it.

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  3. Lakeland commissioners vote to remove...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    That's the decision of Polk County Commissioners, who voted 4-3 to have the monument relocated from Munn Park. It came after hours of public comment.

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  4. News 7 mins ago 2:12 p.m.WATCH | Woman seen filling purse in Polk Co. storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    LAKELAND, Fla. -- Polk County detectives are asking for your help to track down a woman they call a 'well-known retail thief.'

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  5. Lakeland officer praised foraRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A Lakeland police officer's mission to find his parents after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico turned into a much larger effort to connect people with their own loved ones. Video: Lakeland Police Department LAKELAND, Fla.

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  6. Lakeland City Commission votes to cancel public forum for Confederate statue Read Story Mark BerginRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    LAKELAND, Fla. The Lakeland City Commission voted Friday to cancel a planned forum on the Confederate Statue at Munn Park.

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  7. Polk City woman arrested for DUI on a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A 53-year-old woman was arrested for DUI on a horse and animal neglect after deputies say she rode the horse in the roadway putting drivers and the horse at risk. Donna Byrne was arrested just before 2 p.m. Thursday near Combee Road and North Crystal Lake Road in Lakeland.

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  8. Crime 4 mins ago 5:30 a.m.Lakeland man shot and killed after pointing gun at 6 officersRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Neighbors said Jerry Roach, 71, was yelling and fired one shot into the air. He then pointed a shotgun at police officers.

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  9. News 40 mins ago 2:54 p.m.Poll shows Lakeland opposes removing Confederate monument, group saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    It's one of the few Confederate monuments in the Bay Area that hasn't been moved -- the statue of a Confederate soldier stands 35 feet up in Lakeland's Munn Park. Following the relocation of other statues in Hillsborough and Manatee counties, there's been a push to move this one, too.

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  10. City of Lakeland annual Lake Morton...Read the original story

    Oct 31, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Dr. Patricia Mattson and her staff at Companion Animal Hospital volunteer every year to ensure the city's swans are happy and healthy. "This is something that my office looks forward to every year and we enjoy helping monitor the health of Lakeland's swan population," Mattson said.

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  11. R/C pilots from around the world take...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Men from as far away as Japan and El Salvador are flying into Lakeland this weekend to put planes into the sky. "The reward is when you take it out there and see it fly for the first time," said local participant Mike Zellars.

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  12. Polk Sheriff: Mom arrested after baby...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A mother is charged with manslaughter for the death of her 8-month-old baby after officials say she left the baby unattended for more than five hours-- causing the baby to suffocate in a blanket. The Polk County Sheriff's Office says on February 13, 2017, Jada LeeBoeuf, 19, left the house after midnight shortly after her baby fell asleep on the couch.

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  13. Parental alienationRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Divorce is one of the most stressful things people go through, not to mention the toll it can take on children caught in the middle of a high-conflict divorce. Kevin Vaughn and his son, Ethan.

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  14. Five human trafficking victims...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Nearly 300 people arrested in a week-long undercover prostitution sting. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd called it "Operation No Tricks, No Treat."

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  15. Polkcounty 31 mins ago 5:53 p.m.Lines running smoothly for disaster food benefits in LakelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Thousands of people are making their way to the RP Funding Center in Lakeland for disaster food benefits. They had to close their doors early Saturday because so many people showed up.

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  16. Lakeland's Jonathan Mott wins...Read the original story

    Oct 15, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Jonathan Mott of Lakeland, Florida crosses the finish line to win the men's full marathon at the 40th Annual Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon in Detroit, Michigan on Sunday, Oct 15, 2017. Mott, of Lakeland, Fla., knew he'd have a hard time running a personal best in the 26.3-mile international race because of wind and high humidity.

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  17. Man found dead after Lakeland house fire identified Read Story Samantha MitchellRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office is looking into the death of a 78-year-old man following a house fire Wednesday morning. The call for the fire came in around 1:22 a.m. at a house located in the 7000 block of Green Rd. in Lakeland.

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  18. 8 suspects arrested for Polk County...Read the original story

    Oct 6, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    LAKELAND, Fla. The Polk County Sheriff's Office arrested eight suspects working to steal thousands of dollars' worth of merchandise from eight Lakeland retail stores.

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  19. FEMA extends hours at Polk disaster...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Thousands of people in Polk County are still getting help from FEMA, several weeks after Hurricane Irma hit the area. FEMA has opened a Mobile Disaster Recovery Center in Bartow, and because of high demand extended its hours.

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  20. Sewage floods home that buyer was set toRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The homeowners had to strip everything below four feet, after wastewater backed up from the sewage lines into the home. After a hurricane, many people expect to deal with flooding, but it's a lot less likely that you would be concerned about sewage overflows.

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