Polk County Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Polk County Teen Hit, Killed By 3 Pickup TrucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | News Talk Florida

    Polk County Sheriff's officials say Codey Kierstead was walking to Lake Region High School in Eagle Lake early Wednesday when he darted across U.S. 17 in front of a pickup truck. Authorities say 48-year-old Juan Camacho of Kissimmee tried to veer right to avoid the teen but he struck the boy.

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  2. Polk County student hit, killed by 3 pickup trucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WFTV Orlando

    A 15-year-old student died after being stuck by three pickup trucks near Lakeland Wednesday, deputies said. Polk County Sheriff's officials said Codey Kierstead was walking to Lake Region High School in Eagle Lake early Wednesday when he darted across U.S. 17 in front of a pickup truck.

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  3. Florida: 5 Things To Know For January 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | News Talk Florida

    ... Christopher Wayne White of Fort Lauderdale. White was also ordered to pay more than $4 million in restitution. Polk County commissioners voted unanimously to join in a joint appeal against the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice to recover $4.8 ...

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  4. Los dentistas en el condado de Polk...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Cuba Journal

    Translation: Dentists in Polk county, Florida, are all a bunch of Sons of Bitches For those who are taking Spanish 101: Hijos de Putas = Sons of Bitches = Sons of Whores.

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  5. Judge moves Doty murder trial to Polk CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Highlands Today

    ... in Highlands County, a judge Wednesday moved the trial of two men charged with murdering Aaron Doty in 2012 to Polk County. Circuit Judge J. Dale Durrance granted the defense motion for a change of venue after dismissing for cause five out of six ...

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  6. Career criminal sought in pizza parlor burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... at Giovanni's New York Pizza on Cypress Gardens Blvd. The police department says Bandy has been arrested in Polk County 12 times, with the most recent time in August of 2014 for Battery. He served more than a year in Florida State Prison for ...

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  7. Change of venue granted; trial is moving to BartowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Highlands Today

    ... be difficult to seat a jury here in Highlands County. Durrance is granting the motion for a change of venue to Polk County. A status conference will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday in Polk County. The defendants will be transported to the Polk County ...

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  8. Authorities use Facebook to nab theft, burglary suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Highlands Today

    ... down two of the suspects when they learned the two had sold three radiators to a salvage business in Sebring. Polk County Sheriff's Office authorities arrested them a few days later during a traffic stop after warrants were issued for them, the ...

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  9. Polk students take advantage of free trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | ABC Action News

    Polk County students are taking advantage of grant money that pays for a three-week training program that gives students a major leg up when speaking to potential employers. The program takes place at the Polk State College's year-old Advanced Technology Center in Bartow, a state-of-the art facility with plenty of hands-on manufacturing equipment seen in the real world.

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  10. Arvay, Robert LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... Lee Arvay, 43, died 1/8/15, from respiratory failure. Survived by father John Arvay. Cremation Services of Polk County. Bookmark this memorial on Facebook with the My Memorials application. My Memorials helps you honor departed family members, ...

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  11. Miller, William L.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Lakeland Ledger

    WILLIAM L. MILLER, Jr., 86 LAKELAND - William L. Miller, Jr., 86, of Lakeland, died 1/11/15, from respiratory failure. Cremation Services of Polk County.

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  12. Polk deputies searching for two gunmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | ABC Action News

    Polk County deputies say two gunmen who opened fire at a home in Lakeland were looking for drugs and money but started shooting when they found neither. Authorities said a total of eight people were at the home when the gunmen arrived, all in their late teens or early 20s.

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  13. 1 Dead, 3 Injured in Home InvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Patch.com

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal home invasion that left one dead and three injured Sunday evening. According to the sheriff's office, the incident unfolded around 8:54 p.m. at 7665 Chase Road, Apt.

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  14. Deadly home invasion in LakelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | WMTX-FM Tampa

    LAKELAND, Fla. Polk County deputies are investigating a home invasion that left one person dead and three people in the hospital.

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  15. Four shot, one killed in Polk home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... Florida -- One person was killed and three others in what appears to be a home invasion robbery in Lakeland. The Polk County Sheriff's Office says just before 9 p.m. Sunday, two armed men arrived at a residence on Chase Road, and demanded money. ...

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  16. Police investigating a shooting in Polk CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office is currently conducting a shooting investigation at 7665 Chase Road, Lakeland. There is one confirmed fatality.

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  17. Young man faces paralysis with a determined spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | St. Augustine Record

    ... out at a friend's house on the night of Feb. 18, 2013, when he said he accidently fell asleep on the couch. The Polk County Sheriff's Office said Putnam was driving north on U.S. 98, just south of the entrance to Polk State College about 3:30 a.m., ...

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  18. Man faces paralysis with a determinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2013 | News 4 Jax

    ... Chevrolet Camaro and started the short drive home. The next thing he remembers is waking up in the hospital. The Polk County Sheriff's Office said Putnam was driving north on U.S. 98, just south of the entrance to Polk State College about 3:30 a.m., ...

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  19. Florida pastor on al-Qaida hit list opens french fry stand at Bradenton mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | The Miami Herald

    ... in August 2013, about a month before his Sept. 11 plan to burn the Quran in Mulberry. Jones was arrested by Polk County deputies before the event occurred for unlawful carry of a firearm and unlawful conveyance of fuel. His congregation had burned a ...

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  20. Yard signs campaign aims to slow down speedersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Highlands Today

    ... have installed 180 signs in Avon Park and Sebring and will be targeting Lake Placid, Avon Park Lakes and south Polk County neighborhoods soon. Their signs have been for places where the speed limit is 25 mph but they soon will ordering signs for ...

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