Stay tuned in to our local news coverage: Listen to 90.7 WMFE on your FM or HD radio, the WMFE mobile app or your smart speaker — say “Alexa, play NPR” and you’ll be connected. Law enforcement agencies are stepping up efforts to crack down on human trafficking ahead ofContinue Reading

Did you know that sex and labor trafficking happen right here in North Florida? Did you know that youth are more vulnerable to trafficking online and that this has gotten worse since the pandemic began? Did you know that the private sector — businesses, hotels, restaurants, health care and more — all haveContinue Reading

Two days before Thanksgiving, on the eve of a turkey giveaway for dozens of jobless residents in an impoverished Miami neighborhood, Sherina Jones got word that one of the free community refrigerators she’d been stocking was stolen.It could have been a holiday disaster. But it turned into a Christmas miracle.JonesContinue Reading

Tampa, Florida – Senior U.S. District Judge Virginia Hernandez Covington today sentenced Christopher John Streeter (63, Land O’Lakes) to life in federal prison for sex trafficking of a child under the age of 14. Streeter had pleaded guilty on October 15, 2020. According to court documents, from September 2018 throughContinue Reading