Polk County

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UCF Professor, Students To Study Driving In Foggy Conditions

A UCF engineering professor has been awarded a grant to conduct a study in hopes of making driving in fog safer.

03/29/2015

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Alimony Reform Bill Again Stirs Passions On Both Sides

A bill proposing to end permanent alimony in Florida is stirring up some emotional arguments in the Florida Legislature.

03/14/2015

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State Regulators Back New Nursing Homes

The ban on adding new nursing-home beds is being lifted thanks to backing of state regulators. On Monday they approved the proposal for 2,600 beds in 25 counties.

02/23/2015

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Sheriff: Lakeland Lawyer Arrested After Threatening Deputies

A central Florida lawyer reportedly threatened sheriff’s deputies with a gun, knife and baseball bat

01/19/2015

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2 Dead, 4 Arrested After Florida Crime Spree

Four men are under arrest, accused of taking part in a crime spree that included a pawn shop robbery, a shoot out with police and the killing of a 72-year old woman and her daughter.

01/16/2015

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More Than A Dozen Dogs Rescued From Dog Fighting Ring

More than a dozen dogs were rescued from a dog fighting ring run out of a Bartow bar weeks after the alleged organizers had been arrested.

11/15/2014

Pedro Valdes (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Police: Rolex Thief Arrested During Hialeah Traffic Stop

A man accused of stealing pricey Rolex watches has been arrested. Police in Hialeah arrested Pedro Enrique Cuellar Valdes, 27, during a traffic stop.

11/09/2014

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Dog Fighting Ring Discovered In Polk County

Dozens of dogs and hundreds of cats were confiscated in two separate cases of alleged animal cruelty in Florida.

10/25/2014

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First Case Of Enterovirus-D68 Confirmed In Florida

A 10-year-old Tampa area girl is recovering from the Enterovirus, it’s the first confirmed case of the disease in the state of Florida, according to the Florida Department of Health.

10/07/2014

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Amazon Opens Second Florida Center

Amazon has opened its second regional fulfillment center in Florida.

10/01/2014

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