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Tracy Morgan to come to The Lakeland Center

Lakeland, FL - Comedian and former star of NBC's 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live, Tracy Morgan, will take the stage at The Lakeland Center on Friday, Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. for a night of hilarity.

Outrageously popular author, actor and comedian, Tracy Morgan will take to the stage at The Lakeland Center on Friday, Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. for a night of sheer hilarity. 

5 suspects rob a gas station in Lakeland

Lakeland, Florida -- Lake Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding 5 suspects who robbed a gas station at gunpoint.

On August 22, the Lakeland Police Department responded to an armed robbery at the BP Gas Station at 3501 Cleveland Heights Blvd. Around 11:00 p.m. store employees were closing up the store when 5 suspects forced themselves into the building, one was armed with a handgun. 

The suspects received an undisclosed amount of money and then fled on foot running west bound towards Robin Road. 

The suspects are described as:

FDOT: Several lane closures throughout Polk County next week

FDOT: Several lane closures throughout Polk County next week

Polk County, Florida-- Motorists can expect several lane closures throughout Polk County next week.

Starting Monday, Sept. 9:

  • Duke Energy will be replacing poles and power lines along a 1.25-mile stretch of the eastbound travel lane of CR 630 just west of Fort Meade. Work will require intermittent lane closures for three to five weeks.

Starting Wednesday, Sept. 11:

Watch out! Flood insurance rate hikes could be huge

Tampa, FL -- Huge and expensive changes may be coming your way in the next few weeks if you have a flood insurance policy.

In some cases, your lender may even require you to carry the coverage.

That has some people worried it could force them out of their homes because in some cases, the new cost of coverage is so expensive people can't afford it.

In some cases flood polices that used to cost hundreds may increase by thousands of dollars more a year.

FBI reviewing Lakeland bra search incident

Lakeland, Florida -- The FBI is now reviewing an incident where a Lakeland police officer asked a woman to shake her bra during a traffic stop.

The incident was caught on video from the officer's dash camera. He claims he asked her to shake her bra to prove she wasn't hiding drugs.

The woman was pulled over for a broken tail light back in May.

Polk Co. teacher arrested for inappropriately touching student

Polk County, Florida -- A teacher at Lake Region High School has been arrested for inappropriately touching a 15-year-old student. 

Free Irrigation classes offered in September

Free Irrigation classes offered in September

Lakeland, FL - Have you ever been interested in how to increase irrigation efficiency, use rain sensors or retrofit existing irrigation systems?

If so, be sure to reserve a spot in Irrigation School scheduled on Tuesday, September 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Circle B Bar Reserve, 4399 Winter Lake Road, Lakeland.

Irrigation School is free of charge and open to the general public.
For more information or to reserve a space: