Polk County Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. New law hopes to curb hit-and-runsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... hope a new law will make hit-and-run drivers stop. The most recently deadly crashes both happened in Polk County. The first happened around 2:17 a.m. on Saturday. A cross now marks the spot on Highway 92 near Payne Street in Auburndale where Hector ...

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  2. Orlando ranks most popular destination in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... at No. 4. Davenport might seem odd ranked that high, but with close proximity to Walt Disney World, the rural Polk County city has become a popular choice for travelers. Orlando recently came in at No. 10 on the website's 2014 Travelers' Choice for ...

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  3. Whitlock, Linda JeskeRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... 71 LAKELAND - Linda Jeske Whitlock, 71, died 8/8/14 of COPD. Survived by a loving family. 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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  4. Reid, Milton E.Read the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... E. Reid died 8/6/14 of heart failure. Survived by wife of 47 years Gladys and 2 daughters. Crem. 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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  5. Smith, Lou BloodworthRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 10 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... heart failure. She was born November 19, 1959 in Wauchula, FL. Lou was a loving wife & mom, she also worked for Polk County School System and worked many other jobs in her community. She was preceded in death by her parents Barrington & Ava ...

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  6. Single-vehicle crash in Winter HavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Around 5:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 9, 2014, Polk County Sheriff's Office received a call in reference to a loud noise that sounded like a crash on CR 542 West near Jimmy Lee Rd in Winter Haven.

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  7. Pedestrian hit-and-run in LakelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Around 6:40 a.m. on Saturday, August 9, 2014, Polk County Sheriff's Office received a call from a motorist who saw an adult white female laying on the south side of the roadway of eastbound Clubhouse Road in Lakeland, near Tillery Road.

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  8. Winter Haven Police Dept looking for two robbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... on the roof of the same shed. The driver of the vehicle was not located. Neal was arrested and booked into the Polk County Jail on charges of Armed Robbery, Armed Burglary, Possession of a Firearm By Convicted Felon, and Resisting Arrest Without ...

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  9. Police Arrest One, Searching For Two In Winter Haven RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | News Talk Florida

    ... possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and resisting arrest without violence. He was booked in the Polk County Jail. One of the other suspects Jamario Harvey approached the victim outside of his home. Then Neal held a gun to his head demanding ...

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  10. Deputies investigating fatal Polk hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... victim was hit around 2 a.m. on Saturday morning. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1ol4zDf Polk County, Florida -- The Polk County Sheriff's Traffic Unit is investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash this morning that involved a ...

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  11. Class 3A, District 4: 2014 football previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... rolling out daily district previews for all 78 varsity teams in the area. Today we look at a mixed Hillsborough-Polk County district, Class 3A-4. Berkeley Prep coach Dominick Ciao thinks his district is the toughest in Class 3A, and by the looks of ...

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  12. Sex stings aren't targeting whom you think they areRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... This is the second of a two-part series examining how law enforcement is blurring the lines on due process. POLK COUNTY, Florida - Law enforcement agencies have widespread support for combating sexual predators and crimes against children. But, ...

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  13. Judd: Men cleared of crime 'sexual predators'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... offenders than other areas, but "we dig 'em out and put 'em in jail" more than law enforcement in other regions. Polk County, Florida -- Sheriff Grady Judd assembled a press conference Tuesday morning of nearly a dozen local law enforcement leaders ...

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  14. 'Operation Cyber Vigilance' nets 132 arrestsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri and Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd announced the results of 'Operation Cyber Vigilance,' which resulted in 132 arrests and 282 charges.

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  15. Court Docket: Son accused of threatening father returns to courtRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Daily Press & Argus

    ... her infant daughter was delayed in Florida. The trial for Kylee Jean Copeland was expected to begin Monday in a Polk County, Florida, courtroom, but court records show the case has been scheduled again for a pretrial hearing on Aug. 12. According ...

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  16. Browning, James DanielRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... retired from the Chrysler Corporation in 1988 with over 30 years of service as an executive and moved to the Polk County area from Michigan shortly after his retirement. He is survived by his son, Paul J. Browning of Lake Ann, Michigan; daughter, ...

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  17. Bullying suit filed after girl's suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | News 4 Jax

    The mother of a Polk County 12-year-old girl who says her daughter committed suicide after being bullied, filed a lawsuit Monday against those she believes were responsible for her daughter's death.

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  18. Mother in bullying death case files lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | ABC Action News

    The mother of a 12-year-old Polk County girl who committed suicide, allegedly because of bullying, is filing a lawsuit against people she believes were responsible for her daughter's death.

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  19. Sedwick's mom files bullying suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | Click Orlando

    ... HER ATTORNEY SAYS HE'LL FILE A LAWSUIT AGAINST THREE PEOPLE. HE ASKED US NOT TO REVEAL WHICH The mother of a Polk County 12-year-old girl who committed suicide -- allegedly because of bullying -- filed a lawsuit against those she believes were ...

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  20. 5 things you need to know for Monday29 mins agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | ABC Action News

    ... trial is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. in downtown Tampa. (2) Polk "State of the Schools" community meeting Polk County Public Schools Superintendent Kathryn LeRoy will host the second of eight "State of the Schools" Community Meetings on Monday ...

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