Breaking News from Auburndale FL

Find the latest Auburndale FL News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

Lakeland PD investigating report of man masturbating at playground

LAKELAND, Fla. (WFLA) - A Lakeland family is warning other parents to be on the lookout after seeing a man masturbating in a public park. According to the family, the incident happened on Sunday at the playground by Lake Mirror. Kitty Brogran went to the park with her five grandchildren and her daug

WFLA.COM - 2017-11-16 17:50:41

Once a nuisance, toxic algae now a severe nationwide threat

MONROE, Mich. - Competing in a bass fishing tournament two years ago, Todd Steele cast his rod from his 21-foot motorboat - unaware that he was being poisoned. A thick, green scum coated western Lake Erie. And Steele, a semipro angler, was sickened by it. Driving home to Port Huron, Michigan, he fel

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-17 03:21:50

Gadget Daddy: Buying an iPhone X? Buy the protection too

That OLED screen on the new $1,000 Apple iPhone X is something to behold. Until it hits the pavement. Two companies had different viewpoints on the same screen this week. The good: Displaymate, which does exhaustive evaluations of monitors, smartphones and watch screens, designated the iPhone X disp

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-17 17:58:57

Saltwater fishing: Speckled trout are biting big in the cooler weather

Cooler weather has turned on the speckled trout bite around Tampa Bay and elsewhere. Good catches of trout with some "gator" size fish are being reported. By Michael Wilson Ledger correspondent 1. At Big Pier 60 in Clearwater, when it's not too windy, the Spanish mackerel bite is good in the mornin

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-17 01:02:51

Parents arrested after Lakeland baby tests positive for methamphetamine

Nicole Finley, 20. A mugshot of Nowlen is not available at this time. (Photo courtesy of Polk County Jail) LAKELAND, Fla. (WFLA) - Police said a Lakeland couple was arrested Tuesday after their baby tested positive for methamphetamine. According to an arrest report, 20-year-old Nicole Finley and 2

WFLA.COM - 2017-11-16 21:49:29

Accident crushes worker, 26, under 12 tons of steel at Metromont plant in Bartow

BARTOW - A Frostproof man died after being crushed by a steel rack and cables while working Nov. 10 at the Metromont Corp. plant in Bartow. Jose Guadalupe Bustos, 26, was pinned under 12 tons of metal during the accident, which occurred about 11:30 p.m. The Polk County Sheriff's Office gave this d

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-17 17:12:44

Letter: Recycling is good for the environment

It is understandable that recycling in times of economic growth and high commodity costs may bring higher profits. Yet, isn't a main goal of recycling to help our environment by eliminating enormous amounts of waste from burdening our ever-increasing landfills? The deletion of glass and most plasti

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-17 05:01:00

School administrator convicted of failing to report abuse gets a new trial

BARTOW - Courtney Stanley, the former school administrator convicted of failing to report accusations that a bus driver was molesting young students, will have another day in court. Circuit Judge Wayne Durden set aside Stanley's guilty verdict Thursday, thereby granting him a new trial, because ther

THE LEDGER - 2017-11-17 03:27:00

Hamilton soup kitchen in danger of closing asks for help

A Hamilton non-profit charity that has fed the needy for nearly 50 years is in danger of closing amid a funding crisis and desperate for help. To continue, New Life Mission needs an immediate $10,000 for bills and a new corporate donor after a key one recently pulled out, said its director, Felix Ru

FOX 19 - 2017-11-17 15:00:05

Hamilton girl with leukemia among those to be adopted Saturday

Heidi was suffering from untreated leukemia when the Matthews family took her in, and Saturday on National Adoption Day the Hamilton couple will officially make her part of the family. Renee and Jody Matthews said Heidi and the 15 other children they have fostered - some for long periods of time, ot

JOURNAL-NEWS - 2017-11-17 15:26:31

Hamilton County courts employee fired; clerk says tampering charges 'sickening'

A 22-year Hamilton County Clerk of Courts employee charged with record tampering has been fired. Yakyma Boyd, 45, of the West End, had been accused of removing and concealing documents and data related to an investigation by the Regional Enforcement Narcotics Unit (RENU), according to her arrest sli

FOX 19 - 2017-11-16 19:15:08

Hamilton firefighter death trial: Tears, screams fill courtroom as defense calls first witness

The courtroom filled with sobbing and screaming Wednesday during testimony of the defense's first witness in the trial of two men charged with arson and murder in the 2015 death of Hamilton firefighter Patrick Wolterman. William "Billy" Tucker, 46, of Richmond, Ky., and his uncle Lester Parker, 67,

JOURNAL-NEWS - 2017-11-15 22:59:43

Hamilton Twp. police seeking public's help in locating missing woman

The Hamilton Township Police Department is requesting the public's help in locating a missing woman. Police said 83-year-old Elizabeth Hilary Thomas has not been heard from since Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. She is described as 5'5", 119 pounds, brown/gray hair and hazel eyes. She could be driving a g

FOX 19 - 2017-11-16 03:28:18

Should your driver's license require you to report for jury duty?

Should Ohio counties be forced to widen the pool of people they consider for jury duty to get a more diverse pool of citizens deciding the outcome of criminal cases? U.S. Sen. Cecil Thomas of North Avondale thinks so. But the organization representing prosecutors across the state begs to differ. B

CINCINNATI CITYBEAT - 2017-11-17 16:00:00

Police warn about package thefts as holidays approach

Still from Hamilton man's security camera Woman who took pregnancy photos swarmed in bees mourns loss of babyWoman who took pregnancy photos swarmed in bees treasures precious moments with babyWoman who took pregnancy photos swarmed in bees treasures precious moments with baby Updated: Thursday, Nov

FOX 19 - 2017-11-17 03:55:08

Elder-Beerman parent company to close 40 stores

Bon-Ton Stores Inc., the parent company of Elder-Beerman, will close at least 40 stores by the end of 2018. The retailer will shutter about a sixth of its 260 department stores, furniture galleries and clearance centers. The chain has Elder-Beerman stores at the Dayton Mall, Mall at Fairfield Common

SPRINGFIELD NEWS SUN - 2017-11-17 14:21:23

Prep Pigskin Podcast: Coyle, Morrison hosting playoff games

Jordan Bishop and Jimmy Gillispie discuss the two remaining News Press area high school football teams left in the playoffs. Coyle hosts Timberlake at 7 tonight, while Morrison hosts Hulbert at 7:30 tonight. Jordan Bishop and Jimmy Gillispie discuss the two remaining News Press area high school foot

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-11-17 18:44:00

RETIRE WITH RENTALS: The many benefits of hiring a property manager

Last week we talked about a couple of the reasons in favor of managing your property yourself. You can potentially save a lot of money and gain valuable experience. This week we'll explore why you might want to hire a property manager. The list of benefits of this approach is much longer than I can

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-11-17 12:00:00

ASK CITY HALL: Taking a look at problems with state sales tax revenue

City Manager Norman McNickle is always willing to talk about sales tax. Sales tax revenue is the main source of revenue for municipalities in Oklahoma. The rise of internet sales has led to a decrease in revenue. McNickle has penned a couple op-eds on the matter. The issue is also the focus of this

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-11-17 04:21:00

OSU poinsettia sale set for Nov. 30, Dec. 1

Bruce Dunn, associate professor of Floriculture at Oklahoma State University, answers questions about the upcoming poinsettia sale. Q1: When and where is the annual OSU poinsettia sale? A1: The 27th annual Poinsettia sale is on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 this year, as the sale is always the first Thursday a

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-11-17 01:10:38