The string of accidents happened when he tried to speed past a vehicle in a no-passing lane, police said.
Author Archives: Kimberly C. Moore
Kimberly C. Moore, who grew up in Lakeland, has been a print, broadcast and multimedia journalist for more than 30 years. Before coming to LkldNow in the spring of 2022, she was a reporter for four years with The Ledger, first covering Lakeland City Hall and then Polk County schools. She is the author of “Star Crossed: The Story of Astronaut Lisa Nowak," published by University Press of Florida. Reach her at email@example.com or 863-272-9250.
Search of Truck Driven by Shooting Suspect Reveals Guns and Drugs
Lakeland police wanted to question Alex Michael Greene, 21, about his role in shootings that wounded 11 men.
Fire Damages Texas Cattle Company
The 1:30 a.m. blaze “did a significant amount of damage to the outside of the building,” the fire chief said.
Police: Man Involved in Midtown Mass Shootings Dies After Being Shot by LPD Captain He Tried to Run Over
The 21-year-old suspect fled after detectives tried to serve a warrant and hijacked a car after his truck was stopped, officials said.
City Honors MLK Parade Award Winners
Special thanks went to former Detroit Tigers slugger Willie Horton, who served as grand marshal.
Developers Plan 60 Affordable Apartments on Griffin Road
The project will provide subsidized housing for people transitioning from homelessness or insecure housing, according to the developers.
Polk Schools Take a Deep Dive Into Literacy
Superintendent Heid put on a costume to kick off Literacy Week by reading a book and sharing it on video.
Lake Gibson Student Earns Grand Champion Award at Youth Fair
Check a list of all winners in the 79th annual Polk County Youth Fair.
Neighborhood of Mass Shooting Has Been a Focus of Redevelopment
Parker Street area is still emerging from decades of blight, homelessness, drug dealing and prostitution.
LPD Chief: 10 Men Shot in ‘Targeted’ Attack in Midtown Lakeland
Two suffered critical injuries; the other eight had wounds considered non-life-threatening.