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flcourier.com

Suspects sought after drive-by shooting in Lakeland wounds 11

LAKELAND — The four-door sedan pulled up near an intersection in the Central Florida city where people were milling about, the tinted windows came down and people from inside the vehicle started shooting in all directions, wounding 11 men, including two critically, police officials said. Only a minute earlier,...
LAKELAND, FL
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When News Breaks

It had already been a long day when I got a call from Kimberly Moore, LkldNow’s hard-working reporter, at 6:32 p.m. on Monday. Had I heard that nine people had been shot? she asked. “No, where?” I responded, expecting her to tell me about some other city or state.
LAKELAND, FL

Lakeland shooting rocks community

Terry Coney, president of the NAACP’s Lakeland Branch, said the community needs to come together to support the shooting victims, the officers, and their families who will all be affected. Then, the neighborhood will need to dig deep and address the root causes of any issues. Coney also asked...
LAKELAND, FL

25-year-old Lakeland man charged with DUI manslaughter in crash that killed 51-year-old

A 25-year-old Lakeland man has been charged with DUI manslaughter after a weekend traffic accident that killed another driver in Lakeland. The crash happened late Saturday night on New Tampa Highway/U.S. 92 in Lakeland. The Polk County Sheriff's Office said a 2009 Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Leonardo Barrera Zurita, 25, of Lakeland left its lane and collided with a 2004 Toyota pickup being driven in the other direction by Selestino Vega Bocanegra Mata, 51, of Lakeland.
LAKELAND, FL
wfla.com

‘Smoke on the Water’: great BBQ and an even better cause

Rob “Rub” Bagby of Swamp Boys BBQ, one of the winningest competitors on the barbecue competition circuit, joins us to share his secrets for the best at-home ribs ahead of the 19th annual “Smoke on the Water”. 50 teams from across the country will compete at this weekend’s event, and proceeds will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Polk County.

First Friday event

First Friday event will take place on February 3 from 6 pm to 9 pm in Downtown Lakeland. The theme is Mardi Gras. Enjoy food, drinks, beads & more!. Downtown shops and restaurants will be open late. Don’t miss the Makers Market, featuring local artists and creators, on North Kentucky Avenue and the Classy Car Show 5:30-8 pm (REGISTRATION REQUIRED) on Main St. and Tennessee Ave. Streets are closed to vehicles, so come prepared to walk about!
LAKELAND, FL

4 Amazing Steakhouses in Florida

If you live in Florida and you are looking for new restaurants to try, here is a list of four amazing steakhouses in Florida that are well-known for serving absolutely delicious food, every day of the week.
FLORIDA STATE

SEU To Hold Annual Christian Conference

LAKELAND, Fla. – Southeastern University (SEU) is set to hold its annual Christian conference at Family Worship Center (1350 E. Main St., Lakeland, FL 33801) from Monday, February 6, to Wednesday, February 8. This year’s theme is “HOME.” Guest speakers will include SEU’s campus pastors
LAKELAND, FL
plantcityobserver.com

News Briefs 2.2.23

Four Plant City kids win at Central Florida Regional Soccer Shoot; Plant City Main Street kicks off city-wide search for the Golden Train. Four Plant City kids win at Central Florida Regional Soccer Shoot. The Elks National Soccer Shoot competition is an annual contest where kids from around the country...
PLANT CITY, FL
fox56news.com

10 injured in Lakeland mass shooting

Investigators said the shooting happened near Iowa Avenue North and Plum Street around 3:43 p.m. Investigators said the shooting happened near Iowa Avenue North and Plum Street around 3:43 p.m. Lifestyle Report: Patriot RV – Sport, Boat and RV …. Fox 56 Lifestyle Report with Maria Montgomery. The Doc...
LEXINGTON, KY