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Polk County Public Schools just announced some encouraging news. The graduation rate for county schools reached 75.4 percent in 2017, up from 71.8 percent... [Read More]
The Polk County Sheriff's Office responded to a fatal accident Saturday evening. [Read More]
A Tampa attorney who was a former police officer and two other men face drug trafficking charges in Polk County, officials said. ... [Read More]
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WINTER HAVEN — A six-month investigation of a serious June traffic crash led to the arrest of a 17-year old from Poinciana.Polk County Sheriff's Office deputies... [Read More]
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WINTER HAVEN — Polk County Sheriff's deputies working with a multiagency drug task force arrested an attorney and former Tampa Police Department officer and two other... [Read More]
The federal Housing and Urban Development Agency has released figures on distribution of its 2017 continuum of care homeless assistance awards. Polk County, Lakeland... [Read More]
Polk County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a 17-year-old from Poinciana on Wednesday after a six-month investigation into a traffic cras…... [Read More]
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A Tampa attorney who was a former police officer and two other men face drug trafficking charges in Polk County, officials said. ... [Read More]
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A Tampa lawyer was among three men arrested Wednesday by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office on cocaine trafficking charges.Robert Carr, 66, whose firm is the... [Read More]
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Authorities say a man was wounded during a shootout with Polk County deputies after a domestic disturbance call. [Read More]
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Recently in a purely condescending statement, responding to a vacant Polk County seat in the Legislature, Polk County Commissioner George Lindsey said, in effect, better... [Read More]
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Polk County Executive, after a total of 28 years in office, has announced he will not seek re-election this year. He emphasized in a Friday interview... [Read More]
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He was dangling below a helicopter, working to restore power in the mountains of Puerto Rico, but the Polk County man somehow plunged 80-feet to... [Read More]
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A lineman from Polk County volunteered to help restore power to the hurricane-battered island of Puerto Rico, but just days into his work, he plunged... [Read More]
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A Polk City man who was shot in a Jan. 3 robbery in which his housemate was killed lost his battle for life Friday. ... [Read More]
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Authorities say a Florida man was wounded during a shootout with deputies after a domestic disturbance call. A Polk County Sheriff's Office news release says... [Read More]
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POLK COUNTY, Iowa  --  In Polk County court on Friday, Abraham Roberts took to the stand in his own first degree murder trial. Roberts is... [Read More]
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An early-morning domestic dispute escalated Friday into a gun battle between a lone suspect and Polk County deputies. [Read More]
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A Landrum man accused in a Friday afternoon fatal shooting on California Avenue in Spartanburg was arrested in Polk County, N.C. Deputies from the... [Read More]
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A man was killed in a shooting Friday on California Avenue, Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright said. The suspect was apprehended in Polk County,... [Read More]
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