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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

Top 5 at Noon: PolitiFact introduces Trump-O-Meter; St. Pete's apartment boom spreads; Panic after casino boat caught fire

Byblos Cafe began a major renovation last year, keeping the popular South Tampa restaurant open as long as possible during the summer with some nifty temporary walls to shield diners from the mess. After Hurricane Irma they closed to do the heavy lifting, reopening early in December. Our food critic

TAMPA BAY TIMES - 2018-01-16 11:00:00

Freezing temperatures expected in Polk on Thursday morning

LAKELAND - Geez, Louise. It's getting cold ... again. Temperatures are expected to drop below freezing in some parts of Polk County early Thursday, just two weeks after temperatures fell into the high 20s. Temperatures are expected to hover in the low 30s, falling just short of breaking a 41-year-ol

THE LEDGER - 2018-01-17 02:20:52

The 'Boogie Oogie Oogie' band wins? Grammy's biggest shocks

NEW YORK (AP) There was little doubt who should take home the Grammy for album of the year in 1984. That was Michael Jackson with "Thriller." He won, of course, but the Recording Academy hasn't always been seen to make the right call over its 60 years. One weird decision was giving soft rocker Chris

TAMPA BAY ONLINE - 2018-01-16 11:11:36

3-year-old girl, 2 adults seriously injured in Tampa crash

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - Tampa police are investigating a crash that injured several people, including a 3-year-old girl. The crash happened just before 8 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of North 40th Street and East Osborne Avenue. It temporarily shut down both roads. Police say 25-year-old Terrika Yo

WFLA.COM - 2018-01-17 00:03:58

Driver faces new charges after pedestrian dies

BARTOW - A Tampa man is facing enhanced charges of DUI manslaughter after a man who was struck while standing near his disabled car on the side of State Road 60 two years ago has died. Prosecutors filed the new charge Tuesday against Oliver Simons Jr., 38, who was in court for a plea hearing. Simons

THE LEDGER - 2018-01-17 00:28:32

Chicken abuse video sends consumers in search of alternatives

LAKELAND, Fla. - A viral video showing what appears to be animal abuse and filthy conditions inside a Florida egg farm is now prompting some people to look for healthier and more ethical alternatives to traditional egg production. Organic and cage-free eggs can sometimes be more difficult to find an

10NEWS - 2018-01-17 01:42:47

Weather forecast: Cold front arrives Wednesday

Partly cloudy tonight with the low temperatures will be in the 40s to low 50s. Patchy fog is likely overnight ahead of the cold front. A cold front moves through our area on Wednesday morning with highs in the low 60s. Winds will increase as the front moves through Tampa Bay and expect falling tempe

BAY NEWS 9 - 2018-01-16 22:20:00

Man arrested in connection to domestic assault incident

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) - A man has been arrested in connection to a domestic assault incident in southwest Mississippi. Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace told WAPT-TV on Monday that Timothy Michael Noble after the incident occurred last week. Pace says deputies found a 39-year-old woman was found sem

DELTA DEMOCRAT TIMES - 2018-01-15 21:37:00

Mother's Mary: Assisted living home resident loses, then regains religious heirloom

FULTON - The last few months have carried a nearly unfathomable cost for Emelia Brock. And yet, in some ways, she feels blessed. After suffering a debilitating fall late last year, confining her to a wheelchair, the 96-year-old was forced to sell her home and permanently relocate to Charleston Place

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-15 07:30:00

David Crosby's Sky Trails blends folk, jazz, soul perfectly

Carry Fire is legendary Led Zeppelin vocalist Robert Plant's 11th solo album and the second he has recorded with his backing band, the Sensational Space Shifters (the same group he brought to Clarksdale for the 2012 Sunflower Festival). Subscription Required An online service is needed to view th


Alleged bank robber shot, wounded

An alleged bank robber is recovering from injuries he received after being shot and wounded during a shootout with authorities in Tunica County. DeSoto County Sheriff's Department officials were advised of the incident, which occurred about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. The individual was arrested and taken


Girl, 7, hit while waiting for school bus

An elementary school student is being sent to a Jackson hospital this morning after being struck while waiting for the school bus. Washington County Assistant Chief Deputy Billy Barber said the 7-year-old child was hit about 7 a.m. by a vehicle on Old Leland Road near Raceway Road. An elementary sch


MLK program to honor musician, remember vision

The 100 Black Men of Bolivar County will commemorate the life of local musician Eddie Edwards at this year's Dr. Martin Luther King Annual Memorial Services at 11 a.m. Monday at United Baptist Church in Cleveland. Sen. Willie Simmons, president of the 100 Black Men of Bolivar County, will honor Edwa


Gough-Davis to lead MLK Day parade

Dr. Nora Gough-Davis will be the grand marshal at this year's annual Dr. Martin Luther King Parade. Gough-Davis said, "I'm more than honored to be named the grand marshal of the parade. My father had the honor of being named grand marshal of this very same parade before he passed away and I can rem


Wyatt Emmerich: Our challenging state of affairs

A lot of Mississippians are happy with our existing state of affairs. Indeed, we are the most religious and generous state in the nation. We have great hunting and fishing, little pollution, great weather and plenty of room. Mississippi is one of the least materialistic states in the country. Many


Police: Woman shot, injured on Milwaukee's north side, believed to be accidental

MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee police are investigating a shooting that happened Monday morning, January 15th on the city's north side. It happened around 7:00 a.m. near Teutonia Avenue and Good Hope Road. According to police, a 33-year old woman was shot by a cohabitant. She suffered a non-life threatening

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2018-01-15 17:58:10

Milwaukee Police: 16-year-old arrested after hitting, seriously injuring man near 17th and Mineral

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police are investigating an injury crash that happened on Saturday, January 13th, around 6:00 p.m. in the 1700 block of W. Mineral Street. A 20-year old Milwaukee man was struck by a vehicle and suffered serious injuries. At last check, he remains hospitalized. There

CBS 58 - 2018-01-16 23:01:00

3,200+ vehicles ticketed during second night of snow plow operation

Milwaukee motorists apparently didn't get the message. The city's first snow plow operation, which mandates that drivers utilize alternate side parking, resulted in 1,835 tickets being issued on the first night. On the second night, parking checkers nabbed 3,231 cars for being on the wrong side of

WISN - 2018-01-16 22:36:00

Milwaukee man charged after driving recklessly, crashing into ditch with 2 young children

RACINE COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A 26-year-old man is now facing numerous charges after driving recklessly and crashing into a ditch with two young children in the vehicle. According to the criminal complaint, a deputy located a vehicle nose first in the ditch in the north side of County Highway C in

CBS 58 - 2018-01-16 19:48:00