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Man pleads guilty for killing drug dealer in botched Valrico robbery

VALRICO, Fla. - A man accused of shooting and killing a drug dealer during a botched robbery in Valrico agreed to plead guilty to a reduced charge of second-degree murder. Murder defendant Henry McGall apologized in court Monday. "I’m sorry that I, in fact, destroyed your family. I hope that...
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'We’re coming for U': Winter Haven pregnancy center vandalized with graffiti

Operators of local pregnancy care centers worried they might become targets following Friday’s announcement that the U.S. Supreme Court had nullified the Roe v. Wade ruling. At least one center in Polk County reported vandalism carried out during the weekend. The managers of LifeChoice Pregnancy Center in Winter Haven shared photos showing its building and sign defaced by spray-painted symbols and messages.
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Man Arrested After Punching Work Supervisor

WARSAW — A man was recently arrested after allegedly punching his work supervisor in the head. Monte Carlton, 28, Bowling Green, Fla., is charged with battery causing serious bodily injury, a level 5 felony. On May 20, a Warsaw Police officer went to a local hospital regarding an incident...
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Helping Polk County's youth for nearly three decades

POLK COUNTY, Fla. — This week’s everyday hero has dedicated nearly 30 years to helping young people in Polk County. Jeffrey Williams works at the Dream Center in Lakeland, which focuses on empowering youth through education. “I grew up down the road,” Williams said. “This is a drug-ridden...
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UPDATE: Law enforcement gives all clear at Polk State Lakeland Campus

UPDATE: June 27, 2022 (1:45 p.m.): An all-clear has been issued for Polk State’s Lakeland Campus. Heightened security has been lifted. Campus operations have returned to normal. June 27, 2022 (11:45 a.m.): Law enforcement is currently investigating a report of a suspicious package on Polk State College’s Lakeland Campus....
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Pregnancy center in Winter Haven vandalized

WINTER HAVEN, Fla — Vandals over the weekend hit a non-profit organization that provides pregnancy care following the Supreme Court ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade. Spray paint marked the building of LifeChoice Pregnancy Center in Winter Haven before employees were able to cover it up with a new coat of paint, an employee told 10 Tampa Bay.
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