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New boat ramp installation completed at Lake Sears

New boat ramp installation completed at Lake Sears

Winter Haven, Florida-- Winter Haven locals can look froward to using a new boat ramp at Lake Sears, as Parks & Natural Resources reps say they completed installing it last week. 

The new ramp should minimize previous, reoccurring maintenance issues.

The new ramp at Lake Sears is located at 100 Lake Sears Drive in Winter Haven.

For more information, or upcoming event information visit Polk County's Parks & Rec website, or find them on Facebook.

Memo questions leadership after controversial bra search

LAKELAND, Florida -- Police dash cam video showing a controversial bra search during a traffic stop has raised a lot of eyebrows, including from one Lakeland city commissioner.

Howard Wiggs sent a memo to other city leaders that questioned the city's and police department's reactions so far to the search and other incidents. 

Health Department warns of water-borne amoeba that cause illness

Health Department warns of water-borne amoeba that cause illness

Bartow - The summer's scorching heat makes lounging around in local lakes and rivers that much more appealing, but the Florida Department of Health in Polk County wants to remind families to take precautions when doing so.

60 Minutes Tampa Bay- June 21, 2013

Tampa Bay, Florida-- In this edition of 60 Minutes Tampa Bay, 10 News reporters bring you news you can use! 

Watch60 Minutes Tampa Bay, Part 1

Find out if your favorite local beach makes the "dirtiest" or "cleanest" list, and while we're there, we'll educate you on riptide safety too. 

Watch60 Minutes Tampa Bay, Part 2

Police search for person of interest in string of burglaries

Winter Haven, Florida-- After a string of convenience store burglaries across Polk County Friday morning, Winter Haven Police say they need the public's help to identify a person of interest. 

According to the police report, surveillance footage from the Circle K on the 1000 block of First Street South shows a black male as he parked what could be a white Cutlass Ciera at a pump, and walked inside the store to pay for gas. 

Will controversial bra-shaking searches continue in Lakeland?

Lakeland, Florida -- State Attorney Jerry Hill calls a bra-shaking search ordered by one Lakeland police officer during a traffic stop "highly questionable."

The stop by Officer Dustin Fetz of Zoe Brugger was caught on camera.

WATCH: Police dash cam video of the incident

Fundraiser for family of deputy killed in crash

Lakeland, Florida -- It's been nearly two months since an auto accident killed Master Deputy Sheriff Shane Robbins. The 40-year-old had been with the Polk County Sheriff's Office for 15 years. He left behind a wife and five children.

This weekend, a benefit will take place for his family. It'll be held all day Saturday at Winners Circle Sports Bar and Comedy Club, located at 4215 South Florida Avenue in Lakeland.