THE LAKE A.M. 1570 WLKD

Fire up your A.M. radios and tune in THE LAKE. Easy to listen to and fun to experience as you take a journey back to the songs you remember but don't really hear that often anymore.

We play the most popular songs from the 50s, 60s and 70s, aimed at the upper end of the Baby Boomer generation in the Lakeland Area. Our station is music-intensive.

  • The Beatles
  • Barbra Streisand
  • Neil Diamond
  • The Carpenters
  • Lionel Richie
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Celine Dion
  • Barry Manilow
  • Carly Simon
  • Michael Buble
  • Diana Krall
  • Dionne Warwick

R. Kelly bail set at $1 million for sex abuse charges

(Chicago Police Department) R. Kelly, seen in his mugshot after surrendering to Chicago police on Feb. 22, 2019, has been indicted on 10 counts of felony criminal sexual abuse. (CHICAGO) — A Chicago judge ordered $1 million bond for R. Kelly on Saturday after the singer was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex…read more »

California governor orders new DNA testing in 35-year-old murder case that put inmate on death row at San Quentin

MivPiv/iStock(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — California’s governor has ordered new DNA tests on evidence from a death row inmate’s 35-year-old murder conviction — which the inmate has said will exonerate him. The inmate maintains he was framed in the 1980s by homicide investigators.Before he left office in December, former California Governor Edmund Brown Jr., ordered the tests…read more »

Cargo jet crashes into Trinity Bay Anahuac, Texas, officials say

Mateusz Atroszko/iStock(HOUSTON) — A twin-engine cargo plane crashed into a bay near Houston, Texas, Saturday afternoon, officials said.The Boeing 767 jetliner, which was flying from Miami to Houston, crashed into the Trinity Bay near Anahuac just before 1 p.m., officials said.”This information is preliminary and subject to change,” said Lynn Lunsford, a spokeswoman for the…read more »

US opioid-related deaths have quadrupled in past 18 years, affecting young adults and northeast the most: Report

Charles Wollertz/iStock(NEW YORK) — A new study details the destructive nature of opioids, reporting that the number of opioid-related deaths in the U.S. has more than quadrupled in the past 18 years.All told, there were 351,5630 people who died as a result of opioid-related deaths between 1999 and 2016, according to the study in JAMA…read more »

Dramatic video shows officers race to save 3 who allegedly overdosed on fentanyl

TheaDesign/iStock(WINTER SPRINGS, Fla.) — Dramatic video captured the moment when deputies revived three people who allegedly overdosed on the deadly opioid fentanyl at a Florida gas station.All three people survived, Seminole County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Bob Kealing told ABC News on Friday.The incident unfolded on Aug. 18 when the deputies rushed to a gas station…read more »

FDA says mineral sunscreens are safe, chemical sunscreens need more research

bymuratdeniz/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is working on a rule that could change the way consumers think about which ingredients in sunscreen are considered safe, saying they believe now that mineral sunscreens are safe but products that use chemicals need more research.The FDA announced Thursday that it has proposed a rule to…read more »

‘Soda tax’ associated with 50% drop in sugary drink consumption in California city

rez-art/iStock(BERKELEY, Calif.) — Can a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages help mitigate the consumption of these products? The answer may be yes, according to a new study based out of Berkeley, California, where a so-called “soda tax” has been in effect since 2015.Sugar-sweetened beverages are the leading source of added sugar in the American diet, and…read more »