Polk County Newswire (Page 3)

Polk County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Polk County, FL. (Page 3)

Results 41 - 60 of 1,573 in Polk County, FL

  1. Suspects arrested in 2 unsolved Lakeland murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | ABC Action News

    ... and Bennett are currently being held by law enforcement on unrelated charges. Pearson is serving a sentence in Polk County on charges of burglary and grand theft. Bennett is awaiting trial on charges that include attempted first-degree murder. In a ...

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  2. Ruster, Mildred L.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... she was the daughter of the late William Floyd and Annie (Wenger) Tomlinson. Mrs. Ruster retired from the Polk County Clerk of the Courts office after 25 years of service as a Deputy Clerk. She was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church ...

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  3. Hendry Marine and Gulf Marine Hire New Chief Executive OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | PRWeb

    ... During his tenure with other companies, Long integrated various business units with a focus on growth. A Polk County, Florida native who graduated from Florida Southern College, Long is excited to be a part of and contribute to the future growth of ...

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  4. Polk crash leaves motorcyclist critically injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Jose Lamberty, 61, was traveling northbound on US-98 south of I-4 attempting to merge onto the eastbound on-ramp. Polk crash leaves motorcyclist critically injured POLK COUNTY, Fla.

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  5. Polk County preparing, not panicking, over tornado threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Polk County preparing, not panicking, over tornado threat Polk County preparing not panicking over tornado threat Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1RqH4XU Homeland, Florida -- The worst place to be when a tornado rolls through is outside out in the open but some people in Polk County say they've learned over the years you can't panic you just have to have a plan in place. A tornado at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in March 2011 left hundreds of people at the airport scrambling for cover.

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  6. Former co-worker arrested in Lake Alfred killingRead the original story

    Friday Jan 15 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... a local union, according to the Polk sheriff. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1RpXIXC The Polk County Sheriff's Office says it "got their man." Terry Yelvington was shot dead in the driveway of his home early Aug. 11 in Lake ...

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  7. Arrest Made In Murder Of Popular Polk County CoachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    Judd says Yelvington knew Jenkins through the local Steelworker's Union, where Yelvington was president and Jenkins was treasurer until he was fired in 2009. Judd says Yelvington learned that Jenkins had stolen money from the union and forged checks, leading to Jenkins' arrest on grand theft charges in 2011.

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  8. $1.5B toll-road plan may rise again in Central FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Polk County commissioners tentatively agreed Tuesday to vote Jan. 26 for a local expressway authority to restart plans for a new toll road with an interchange near the Polk- Osceola County line. However, the consensus at the work session was not unanimous and some commissioners were hesitant to rush into the decision.

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  9. Two Miami Men Charged In Lakeland Triple HomicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    ... with additional information regarding Joseph's and Alcegaire's activities and associates is urged to contact the Polk County Sheriff's Office at 863.298.6200

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  10. Police arrest 2 Miami suspects in Lakeland triple slayingRead the original story

    Friday Jan 15 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Authorities say two suspects from Miami have been arrested in connection with a triple slaying in Polk County last week. Multiple media outlets report 35-year-old Andrew Joseph was arrested Monday and 26-year-old Jonathan Alcegaire was taken into custody Tuesday.

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  11. Two Miami men arrested in Lakeland, charged in triple homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Miami Herald

    ... 23. A fourth man, 18-year-old Felix Campos, was shot in the face but survived. Speaking to reporters Thursday, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said the suspects spent about 15 minutes rummaging through the house after the shootings. Surveillance ...

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  12. Junior League of Gwinnett, North Fulton Counties Announces New Member SpotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Patch.com

    ... Georgia without looking back. Before moving to Georgia, Klockow was involved with the Alzheimer's Association in Polk County, Florida as a Memory Walk committee member. The only person in her family that wasn't born in Wisconsin, she currently ...

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  13. January, Olga Skokan Lakeland - Olga Skokan was welcomed into GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... They lived a life of love and service. She was active in the Catholic Women's Club Pilot Club, as well as the Polk County Association for Retarded Citizens in Lakeland. For many years she volunteered as a coach for Special Olympics. Over the years ...

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  14. Circus elephants to retire earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | WWLP

    The performing herd, made up of 11 elephants, will be moved to the Center for Elephant Conservation in Polk County, Florida. "Our plans came together more quickly than we had anticipated.

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  15. Man, 83, accused of sex battery on woman, 26Read the original story

    Jan 11, 2016 | ABC Action News

    An elderly Lake Wales man was arrested and accused of groping a home health care worker against her will, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office. Ramon Levin, 83, knew the victim, 26, because the suspect and his deceased wife, Roberta Levin, employed her and her sister to provide home health care for Roberta, who was extremely ill at the time.

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  16. Levay, Richard AnthonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... in 1985, where they bought a home and started a family. He was a Commercial Supervisor at Overhead Door Co. of Polk County in Lakeland for over 30 years. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Winter Haven. Richard is survived by his ...

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  17. Suspect arrested in fatal North Tampa shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Suspect arrested in fatal North Tampa shooting Hillsborough deputies arrest suspect in shooting that left a 19-year-old man dead in North Tampa. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1OtJQEJ POLK COUNTY, Fla.

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  18. Homeless students need help getting to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Homeless students need help getting to school Polk County says they don't have enough money to transport many homeless students to their original school. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1RebufF In Polk County says they don't have enough money to transport many homeless students to their original school, and they need your help to help those who need it the most.

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  19. New Information In Lakeland Triple MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    ... Anyone with any information on them or the van -- a late model, white Ford Connect transit -- should call the Polk County Sheriff's office or Crimestoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS NOW","description":"Former ...

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  20. Florida couple accused of using duct tape, stun gun to discipline childRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... kids, so they duct taped her hands together and that's when the witness saw that," Carrie Horstman with the Polk County Sheriff's Office said. "She had no complaints about the duct tape, but when we started to interview her and the other children ...

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