Florida is ranked third in the nation for human trafficking cases. According to data gathered by the National Human Trafficking Hotline from 2007 to 2016, Tampa ranked as the seventh city in the nation for the number of cases per capita.
Deputies in Hillsborough County are searching for a little girl believed to be in danger.
The man who calls himself "Joe Exotic" is going to prison for trying to hire a hitman to kill an animal activist in the Bay Area.
A 65-year-old woman and her 19-year-old granddaughter were arrested at the California-Mexico border on suspicion of trying to get a vehicle containing more than 200 pounds of meth through the border.
A homeless woman was among those arrested for allegedly trying to buy or sell someone for sex.
It was a violent beating that went on for nearly an hour and a half. Scott Jenks was killed in the horrific crime in the parking lot of a St. Petersburg shopping plaza.
A gunman opened fire in downtown Seattle on Wednesday night, killing one person and wounding seven others, authorities said.
A mother of three from Dover has been missing for several days and her family is fearing the worst. Veronica Marllen Reyes Diaz hasn’t been seen since the early morning hours of Saturday, Jan. 18.
First, Orin Bivens tried to beat murder charges by claiming he was a sovereign citizen and that our laws did not apply to him. Then, after disrespecting the judge a number of times, he was found in contempt of court and got thrown in jail.
A father in Florida has been arrested for child and animal abuse after his 14-year-old daughter installed a home security system to catch him in the act.
A game of ding-dong-ditch turned deadly Sunday night after a group of teens knocked on the wrong door, according to the mother of one of the victims.
One of Florida’s most hunted criminals — a notorious sex fiend known as the “Pillowcase Rapist” who terrorized more than four dozen women in the 1980s -- has been caught, according to reports.
Experts describe the way human traffickers typically target kids or teens as pretty subtle. It can happen in schools, at the mall, or anywhere. However, nowadays, it most commonly begins with just one click, like, or friend request.
A Pinellas County family is grieving the death of a young mother who was killed when the driver of a stolen car crashed into the vehicle she was riding in.
Hillsborough County deputies have arrested a man they say tried to lure young girls into his car in the area of
Tampa attorney Todd Foster says his client, 26-year-old Lin Halfon is no gold-digger and even if she was, it’s not a crime.
Her friends then used Snapchat's location service to figure out that she was that she was at the E-Z 8 Motel at 1550 N. First St. in San Jose and called 911.
Florida Highway Patrol troopers boarded a Greyhound bus, headed north on Interstate 75, to arrest a man wanted for the murder of a man in St. Petersburg.
Investigators learned the children had been locked in the cages on "multiple occasions," according to authorities.
Two men are in custody after crashing into a house in St. Petersburg and then taking off, according to police.