Uber Driver Claims Self-Defense In Fatal ShootingThe fatal confrontation, captured on Westlake's dash camera, was what the Polk County sheriff called a "classic 'stand your ground' case."
Walt Disney World, Legoland Employee Among Those Arrested in Child-Porn StingDetectives in Polk County have arrested 11 men in connection to "Operation Guardians of Innocence II," an undercover child pornography investigation.
Man On Bond For Assault With Brick Kills Man With HammerWhen out on parole, it’s probably best to stay out of potentially troublesome situations.
Plane Headed To Key West For Holiday Crashes, Killing 5Four people died Sunday after their twin-engine plane crashed at the end of a runway, authorities said.
6 Arrested In Separate Florida Cattle Thefts; 8 Cows MissingSix men have been charged in two separate cattle thefts at a Florida pasture, and authorities are trying to find eight missing cows.
Former Officer Charged With Hitting Kids With Car, Killing 1A Florida sheriff's deputy was asleep when his 11-year-old daughter called and asked him to pick her up at her school bus stop.
Officials: Polk Fire Almost Out; Cigarette Likely Caused Lee County BlazeResidents of 800 homes in Polk County who had to evacuate because of a wildfire were allowed back into their homes on Sunday.
Grandmother Charged In Death Of Four Month OldA Lakeland area grandmother whose negligence allegedly led to the death of her grandson has been arrested.
New Senate Numbers Set Off Tampa-Area ScrambleA random renumbering process Tuesday for the newest version of state Senate districts could force lawmakers across Florida into critical decisions --- including a decision that might create a high-profile match-up between incumbent Republicans in Pasco County.
Florida's Citrus Dept. Has New Leader After Chief's ArrestFlorida's Department of Citrus has a new leader.
Man Charged With Kidnapping, Sexual Assault Of Florida GirlA 23-year-old man who told police he entered the United States illegally from Mexico has been arrested in the kidnapping and sexual assault of a 13-year-old Florida girl.