A Ponce Inlet police officer was fired less than two months after his arrest on a domestic battery charge and he decided at the last minute not to file an appeal in an effort to keep his job, the police chief said.
The 911 call made after the Polk County Sheriff’s Office says the driver of a pickup truck who struck and injured Larry Schlosser, of Winter Haven, Saturday while he was working on a roadside cleanup crew.
A clash between Deltona neighbors over a boy throwing baseballs at a man's fence turned into a gun battle when one man threatened another with a handgun and was then shot himself when his neighbor opened fire, according to reports.
A single engine airplane flipped over in a field in DeLeon Springs Sunday afternoon while trying to make an emergency landing after an engine malfunction, officials said. The two occupants suffered minor injuries.
A “large package” containing 23 smaller packages of marijuana was found Wednesday morning on the shore by beachgoers in Ormond-by-the-Sea and it is likely that the choppy Atlantic surf being churned by Hurricane Florence that caused it to reach land, an official said.
An Uber driver shot a Winter Haven man to death early Tuesday morning, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
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The incident took place on Villacrest Drive in Crestview on March 25, 2017.
The mother of a 5-year-old girl brutally mauled last year by a pit bull has filed a lawsuit against the agency and the animal control officer responsible for investigating bite cases.
A homeless woman was lying across Atlantic Avenue early Thursday when she was struck and killed by a city employee in a flatbed truck who drove away from the scene, police said. The call has been edited to remove graphic descriptions.