Toddler Dies After Being Found Face Down In Pool

A toddler found face down and unresponsive in a kiddie pool has died.


SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 18: founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The much-anticipated device is available for pre-order today and is available exclusively with AT&T service.

Amazon Adds 2,000 New Jobs In Florida

Online retailer Amazon is adding 2,000 jobs at its fulfillment centers in Florida.


(Source: AP)

Woman Charged With Killing Father, 6-Year-Old Daughter

A Lakeland woman has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and tampering with evidence after authorities said they found the bodies of her father and 6-year-old daughter inside an outdoor shed.


Source: CBS4

Coroner: Florida Teen Dies In Ropes Course Fall In SC

Authorities are investigating the death of a 16-year-old girl who died after falling from a high ropes course at a camp on the South Carolina-North Carolina border, officials said Tuesday.


Jennifer Fichter  (Source: Polk Co. Sheriff's Office)

Teacher Sentenced To Prison For Sex With Student

A former central Florida high school teacher who admitted to having sex with a trio of Lakeland teen boys was sentenced to 22 years in prison.


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Body Found In Burning Car On Florida Golf Course

Authorities are trying to identify a body found in a burning car on a Lakeland golf course.


Brown bear cubs play with their mother, Mia, at a wildlife park on April 27, 2007, in Poing, Germany. (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

Animal Rights Group Plan Rallies Against Bear Hunt

Animal rights group in Florida are set to hold rallies Monday opposing the state’s plans to bring back an annual bear hunt.


(Source: CBSLosAngeles)

Marathon Pilot Saves Animals’ Lives

One Marathon man is saving animals’ lives by flying them to new homes.


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Vet, Wife Charged With Forging Pet Health Certificates

Forging pet health certificates to trick consumers is nothing new, but one Lakeland couple used their positions to dupe an unprecedented number of people. They are now facing several charges.


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Florida Poised To Repeal 38-Year-Old Ban On Gay Adoption

The Florida Senate gave a tentative approval to a bill that would give incentives to adopt children in state care as well as repeal a nearly 40-year-old ban on gay adoption.