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Lakeland, Florida is located in Polk County. Zip codes in Lakeland, FL include 33815, 33807, and 33801. The median home price in Lakeland is $134,900 which is roughly $73/per square foot. More Lakeland information.

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1 hr ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Polk teacher faces 20 more charges for sex with student

Central Florida Aerospace Academy teacher Jennifer Fichter stood in front of a judge Wednesday facing numerous charges after police say she had sex with a student multiple times.


5 hrs ago | ABC Action News

Battle over beer is brewing in Tallahassee

Doble just returned from a trip to Tallahassee where he argued on behalf of his business and others like it.


15 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Polk Museum gets 'All Decked Out' with skateboard art

Skateboarders may resist their culture going mainstream but it seems inevitable when the venerable Smithsonian Institution creates Innoskate, a festival started in 2013.


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Many couples spend years trying not to get pregnant, so it's only understandable that they may have a few issues when it comes to trying to have a child.


WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Teacher fired for inappropriate texts, touching student

A Bartow middle school teacher is fired, and police say he should be charged for inappropriate contact with a 5th grader.



Red flags missed in Florida teacher sex case

WTSP was contacted for the first time by the Polk County school district about a Lakeland teacher who, according to police, admitted to having sex with her 17-year-old student.


Mon Apr 21, 2014


Rebecca Sedwick: New questions about bullying

Before she jumped to her death in September,12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick of Lakeland, Florida, was repeatedly bullied on- and offline, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said at the time.


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Sun Apr 20, 2014

New York Daily News

Florida teacher busted on sex charges has scandalous history : report

Jennifer Fichter told a former co-worker she had a crush on a 14-year-old boy six years before Florida cops charged the young instructor with abusing a 17-year-old.


Sat Apr 19, 2014

ABC Action News

Ellen recognizes local kid for anti-bullying

LAKELAND, Fla. - At the age of 13, Jaylen Arnold is truly being the change he wants to see in the world.


Fri Apr 18, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Superintendent: Lakeland teacher falsified application

Jennifer Fichter who is accused of having sex with a student also faced some serious allegations at another teaching job.


WLKY-TV Louisville

Rebecca Sedwick: New questions about bullying

Before she jumped to her death in September,12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick of Lakeland, Florida, was repeatedly bulled on- and offline, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said at the time.



Rebecca Sedwick suicide: Police file raises questions about bullying

Rebecca Sedwick , 12, jumped to her death in September. The Florida girl had complained of bullying by classmates months before her death.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Dear Abby: Assistant's gruff attitude needs to be smoothed out

Dear Abby : How do I deal with an assistant who keeps calling me a "brownnoser"? She did it again yesterday at a staff meeting in front of my boss and another assistant.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

Miami New Times

Amazon Will Start Charging Florida Sales Tax on May 1

We're sure that after yesterday the last thing you want to hear about is more taxes.


WFTV Orlando

$70K bond for teacher accused of sex with student

A Polk County judge set a high bond for a Lakeland teacher accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student.


WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

School crossing to be removed in Lakeland

Polk County, Florida -- The Cleveland Court Elementary crossing guard located at Cleveland Heights Blvd. and Edgewood Drive in Lakeland will be removed due to the inconsistent use of the crossing by elementary students.


WINK-TV Fort Myers

Fla. woman accused of stealing from employer

A long-time employee of a manufactured homes company faces grand theft charges following a four-month investigation by Lake Wales police.


Tue Apr 15, 2014

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Man gets life for setting wife on fire

A central Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his wife by dousing her with gasoline and setting her on fire.



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