Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
A Florida House panel on Tuesday heard details on a report about a 5-year old whose father is accused of throwing her off a bridge in Tampa.
A report released Monday by the Florida Department of Children and Families shows that child-protective officials missed several opportunities to help Phoebe Jonchuck’s troubled family or to intervene in the last days of her life.
A 4-year-old boy in the Tampa Bay area has died after being mauled by his uncle’s two pit bulls, authorities said Sunday.
The Florida Department of Children and Families has appointed its first statewide fatality-prevention specialist, a position created by the department’s new interim secretary, Mike Carroll, earlier this month.
Deputies shot an alligator that was threatening to disturb a dead man’s body, according to Tampa Bay-Area authorities.
Four people, found dead inside a burned Tampa mansion were shot to death, according to authorities.
A family of four found dead inside a Florida home that burned down were shot, according to deputies.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office was seeking information about a suspected police impersonator this week after the person stopped a woman and yelled at her. But it turns out there was a little more to the story.
In the state of Florida, the child death toll rate continues to climb and officials, along with children’s advocates, are pondering whether a two-fold approach, bringing sheriffs in on child investigations, can help save children’s lives.
For the first time, investigators are seeing inside the massive sinkhole that swallowed up a man as he was sleeping in his home near Tampa.