Two passengers emerged unscathed after the single-engine Cessna Skyhawk touched down in a north Lakeland pasture.
The new law enforcement tool will be paid for with proceeds from the city’s red light camera program.
The union says having radio signal repeaters in every fire truck is vital for firefighters’ safety; the Fire Chief says three are enough.
County officials say they have improved signage on North Crystal Lake Drive and are open to further suggestions.
Mavaria “Vari” Carter, 33, her 6-year-old daughter and her 13-year-old son died. Two other family members are in critical condition.
The sinkhole is smaller than one that developed in June in the same dry retention pond. It is not a threat to homes, a county official said.
‘We got spared down here so we’re going to go up there and try to help our fellow linemen.’
Lakeland Electric reported 10,019 customers lost power briefly, but nearly all were restored by Wednesday morning.
Lakeland residents took time Tuesday to prepare for heavy rain, strong winds, possible flooding and power outages.
High-speed crash on County Road 540A ‘absolutely disintegrated’ car, killing 18-year-old driver and leaving passenger in critical condition.