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Sheriff's Office reports death of jail inmate

BARTOW - A 63-year-old Polk County Jail inmate died early Tuesday morning at Bartow Regional Medical Center. Martha Collier of Lake Alfred was transported by EMS from the Central County Jail infirmary to Bartow Regional Medical Center after she began having breathing difficulties at the infirmary. S

THE LEDGER - 2018-01-17 03:46:29

Haines City man arrested for Winter Haven shooting, charged with attempted murder

HAINES CITY - A 32-year-old Haines City man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred at Endeavors Dining & Entertainment in Winter Haven on Sunday. The Polk County Sheriff's Office said Dorale Desean Sermons of Haines City shot 25-year-old Jivonti Young, of 502 Beech Ave., Lakel

THE LEDGER - 2018-01-17 00:20:46

Freeze Warnings issued for Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. - The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for most Tampa Bay. A strong cold front will be moving through the area tonight. The temperature will be between 29 to 32 degrees for about 8 hours. These conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation, if left unprot

ABC ACTION NEWS - 2018-01-17 20:32:24

FDLE arrests Gibsonton man on charge of promoting sexual performance by a child

GIBSONTON, Fla. (WFLA) - Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested a man on Wednesday on a charge of promoting a sexual performance by a child and 50 counts of possession of child pornography. FDLE agents received several tips that Roger Labor, 46, of Gibsonton, was uploading im

WFLA.COM - 2018-01-17 22:02:04

Lake Wales egg farm investigated after video alleges hen abuse

LAKE WALES - A video taken by Animal Recovery Mission purporting to show crowded, cruel and unsanitary conditions at the Cal-Maine Egg Farm in Lake Wales set off investigations that again shined publicity on factory-farming conditions. ARM, which is based in Miami Beach, first showed the video to Po

THE LEDGER - 2018-01-18 02:31:31

Gibsonton man faces 50 counts of child porn

GIBSONTON A 46-year-old man was arrested Wednesday by Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents on 50 counts of possession of child pornography and one count of promoting a sexual performance by a child. Authorities said they received several tips that Roger William Labor was uploading child porn

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2018-01-17 17:41:00

3 suspects sought after violent home invasion in Wimauma

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - A search is underway for three men who authorities say robbed eight people at gunpoint during a violent home invasion in Wimauma. Around 5:15 a.m. Tuesday, three black males, one of which was armed, reportedly broke into a mobile home at 105 Delia Street. Once insi

WFLA.COM - 2018-01-17 04:24:28

Wimauma man hit with pistol during home invasion, robbery

A quiet Tuesday morning quickly turned to chaos at a trailer home on Delia Street in Wimauma.Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office investigating Tuesday incidentCulprits made off with $1,500, cell phonesGreen 2001 Ford Focus was stolen Carlos Daniel Lopez says he was startled awake around 5:40 a.m. w

BAY NEWS 9 - 2018-01-17 01:36:00

City Council to consider Decatur Celebration security fencing and gates

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The fencing and gates for the Decatur Celebration will be in the hot seat Tuesday night. For the second straight year, the Decatur City Council is considering closing sidewalks for fencing around the event. People needed wristbands if they wanted to get into the celebration la

WAND TV - 2018-01-17 00:07:00

Flamini resigns from seat on Springfield School Board

Springfield School Board members will decide next month to extend the district's contract with First Student bus company two more years or go out to bid. That decision, and others, will have to be made without Chuck Flamini, who resigned from his seat on the school board representing Subdistrict 7 e

THE STATE JOURNAL - 2018-01-17 04:34:18

Friends Of Terry Todt Will Host Benefit In Raymond

Friends of longtime WSMI radio personality Terry Todt are hosting a Todt Tough Benefit in his honor on Saturday, April 7, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Raymond. Todt, who lives in Raymond with his wife, Brenda, has been battling cancer for the second time over the past few months. All proceeds

THEJOURNAL-NEWS.NET - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

2nd case of measles confirmed in person who was at O'Hare International Airport

SPRINGFIELD - Illinois public health officials are reporting a second case of measles in a person who was at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. The Illinois Department of Public Health on Wednesday said this case is unrelated to a case reported last week at the airport. The department said ther

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-01-17 20:48:00

Delavan man imprisoned for knife in jail

A Delavan man will serve a six-year jail term for making a knife in Tazewell County's jail, with alleged intentions to stab a pregnant jail guard. Bryan Arnold, 28, pleaded guilty Tuesday to possessing contraband in a penal institution, a Class 1 felony punishable by four to 15 years. He had no prio


IL Department on Aging Announces 2017 Senior Hall of Fame Inductees

Springfield, IL - The Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) is proud to announce the 2017 Senior Illinoisans Hall of Fame inductees. These individuals are being honored for the meaningful contributions they have made in performance, education and community service. "It is a true honor to recognize old

MYRADIOLINK.COM - 2018-01-17 18:11:00

Point: Springfield will win the Spirit Award

Who's got Solon fever? We've got Solon fever! Sound familiar? That is just one of the many cheers that is gonna win Springfield High School the Spirit Award from the Boys City Basketball Tournament. Springfield is pepped up and ready to blow away our competitors for the Spirit Award at the annual Ci

THE STATE JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 02:00:00

Two people injured in Forsyth crash

FORSYTH, Ill. (WAND) - Two people were injured in a crash Tuesday in Forsyth. The crash happened on U.S. 51 near Wise Road around 11 a.m. Two cars collided when one lost control and went across the median. The car hit another vehicle and was cut in half. Both drivers were taken to the hospital wi

WAND TV - 2018-01-16 22:23:00

Rochester man Robert Jackson pleads guilty in fatal shooting on Reynolds Street

A Rochester man admitted Tuesday to shooting and killing a man pushing a shopping cart full of cans and bottles on Reynolds Street last year, according to the Monroe County District Attorney's Office. Robert Jackson, 66, pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the July 19, 2017, shooting of C

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-01-17 21:29:40

Lodi man gets prison for big drug bust

WATERLOO - The Lodi man arrested last summer in a major Seneca County drug and weapons bust is heading to prison. Shawn Rousseau, 33, was sentenced Tuesday by county Judge Dennis Bender to three years in prison after pleading guilty to third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He w

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-01-17 20:00:00

Pair arrested at Canandaigua hotel on drug charges

A Canandaigua woman and Rochester man were arrested this past week on multiple drug charges after deputies searching their hotel room reported finding a cache of drugs packaged for sale. Arrested were Ted J. Edmunds, 39, of 20 Epworth St. in Rochester, and Ashley K. Hammer, 28, who was listed as bei

MPNNOW - 2018-01-17 18:27:06

Wayne County man accused of making terroristic threat against del Lago Casino

A Wayne County man is accused of making a terroristic threat against a Seneca County casino Monday, according to the New York State Police. Scott C. Furey, 47, of Walworth is charged with making a terroristic threat and third-degree criminal trespass. State troopers responded to the del Lago Casino

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-01-17 01:50:22