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VIDEO: Lakeland doctor arrested during meltdown at Orlando airport
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Large sewage dump hits Lake Parker in Lakeland
LAKELAND, Fla. – A broken sewer line has dumped more than 200,000 gallons of raw sewage into the west side of Lake Parker.
Lakeland woman arrested for stealing at least 10 identities
Deputies searched her home and found papers with several names on them, pin numbers, social security numbers, bank account numbers and other important information.
News Briefs 8.16.18 | Plant City Observer | Plant City Observer
The restaurant, located at 115 E. Reynolds St., shut down overnight and the space was made available for rent within a day. Julio Pagan, who owned the restaurant with fiancee Reina Flores, said business was too slow for Adryana’s to continue operating, especially in June and July, and that they plan
Lakeland police arrest 3 for copper wire theft that led to chase, crash
LAKELAND, Fla. (WFLA) - Lakeland police officers are on scene of a crash that resulted from a chase on Friday.Officers have arrested three people who they say were stealing copper wire.The suspects fled from officers, but crashed their car at Eaton and Atlantic avenues.The suspects bailed from the c
Mother accused of drowning 4-year-old in Tampa pleads not guilty
TAMPA, FL (WWSB) - The Tampa mother accused of leaving her child in the Hillsborough River to drown entered a plea of not guilty Friday.According to the Hillsborough County Court, Shakalya Denson waived her right to appear in court and her attorney from the Public Defender's Office submitted the ple
The Caucasity: Man Arrested At Airport Tells Police ‘You’re Treating Me Like A Black Person’
A Thursday airport arrest making the internet rounds perfectly encapsulates white privilege.Jeffrey Epstein, a 59-year-old doctor from Lakeland, Florida was captured while being detained”acting erratically” before an American Airlines flight.The video shows the confrontation after police reached the
I Love Plant City Winner: Jennie Sue | Plant City Observer | Plant City Observer
Nothing beats an ice cream cone on a hot summer's day, and photographer Jennie Sue caught the moment when eating a scoop or two looked so appealing. She shared it to her Instagram page, @jenniesuesview, with the #iloveplantcity hashtag and the caption, "Don't mind if we do."
Top 5 at noon: Bernie Sanders draws a crowd for Andrew Gillum in Tampa; why red tide is so bad this year; and more
A long line snaked around the Armature Works on 1910 N. Ola Ave for an 11 a.m. rally for a rally where Bernie Sanders, the Independent Senator from Vermont and the darling of the left,stumped for Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum’s bid for Florida governor. Sanders and Gillum appeared together four da
Dirty Dining: Which Baskin-Robbins, Dairy Queen, & Cold Stone Creamery shops had serious violations
There are endless favorite ice cream flavors enjoyed inside endless local shops with 31 Dairy Queens, 15 Cold Stone Creamery shops, 36 Baskin-Robbins and 7 Yogurtology stores in the Bay Area.
Polk man charged with homicide in road rage crash that killed driver impaled by fence
The two vehicles, an Acura and a Dodge Ram, made contact at the intersection of US Hwy 98 South and Cypress Avenue. The two drivers became involved in a race at speeds over 90 mph when Manning lost control of his car and hit Bagwell’s truck.
Taylor Swift Opens Up to Fans About Her 'Really Horrible' Sexual Assault Trial
Taylor Swift marked the first anniversary of her sexual assault trial on stage during her concert in Tampa, Florida, where she told fans how it felt to have a jury rule in her favor."Looking back, this exact day a year ago, I was not playing a sold-out stadium in Tampa," Swifttold the crowdon Wednes
Trump nixes $92M Veterans' Day parade, says 2019 costs will be ‘WAY DOWN'
WASHINGTON (AP) -The local politicians who run Washington, D.C. (poorly) know a windfall when they see it. When asked to give us a price for holding a great celebratory military parade, they wanted a number so ridiculously high that I cancelled it. Never let someone hold you up! I will instead...— D
Arrest Made In Deadly Shoot -out In Hudson | 970 WFLA
Hudson, Fla.(970 WFLA)-A man is facing charges for a deadly shooting in Pasco County.Deputies, have arrested 21-year-old Anthony Blount for Wednesday evening's shooting at the Ridgestone Apartments in Hudson.Jamarques Codling of Dade City was killed, and Ariel Felder of Zephyrhills was critically
Game of the Week: Spoto at Plant City | Plant City Observer | Plant City Observer
Melvin Jenkins, who was Booth’s defensive coordinator in 2017, is now Spoto’s head coach and is tasked with turning around a program that won four games — none in their district — in 2017. Booth said he’s excited to see what Jenkins can do with the program now that he, like Booth last year, finally
Revamping the parks | Plant City Observer | Plant City Observer
With an estimated cost of $1.465 million, the projects will revamp Ellis-Methvin Park, Snowden Park, Brewer Park and the Tennis Center.
MISSING CHILD Alert issued for 3 children last seen in Dade City
Dade City police detectives say Christopher Christy, 1; Justin Simonds, 6; and Jeremy Simonds, 6, could be with Christopher Christy Sr, 29, and Shannon Adams, 24. Police say they could be traveling in a PT Cruiser.
Finding fur-ever homes | Plant City Observer | Plant City Observer
Held throughout the month of August, OHWA will feature a pet supply drive, animal adoptions and more to help local rescues and shelters. Chris Black, team member at Tractor Supply, said the event is great at bringing attention to the animals in need in the Plant City community.
Commissioners ‘frustrated’ by Walden Lake | Plant City Observer | Plant City Observer
“I just think at this point in time, myself and I’m guessing the other members of this commission and definitely the residents of Walden Lake right now are getting to their wits’ end on the condition of the country club,” Mayor Rick Lott said.
Newspapers standing up to President Trump: 'We're not enemies of the people'
This stems from the President's continued attacks on the media, constantly using the term, "fake news" to describe mainstream outlets such as CNN and MSNBC and the NYT.