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Kristi House

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Sex Trafficking Bill Gets OK; Detention Questions Remain

A bill that would provide an array of services for sex-trafficking victims unanimously passed a second House panel Tuesday – with a controversial provision left intact to detain some victims for treatment.

04/08/2014

Downtown Miami Charter School (Source: CBS4)

Asst. Principal In Charter School Sex Abuse Case Testifies

In the case of child on child sex abuse, a counselor and therapist testified Tuesday that the alleged victim was “traumatized” and “believable.”

04/08/2014

(Source: Miami Police Department)

Human Trafficking Scandal Forces City to Shut Down Club Madonna, Owner Plans to Fight Back

A four page order, signed by the City Manager of Miami Beach, effectively shut down Club Madonna for six months. The City says they are doing so in an effort to protect the public, but the club’s owners say it’s payback because of a pending lawsuit.

CBS Miami–01/10/2014

Trudy Novicki (Source: MyTV 33)

Focus on South Florida: Tricky People

A serious email is flying around the internet. It’s titled “Trick People are the New Strangers” and it addresses who is really a danger to your children.

My TV 33–07/29/2012

(CBS4)

“Tricky” People Are The New Strangers

Who’s Molesting Your Children? Look in Front of Yourself! CBS4′s Cynthia Demos explains why parents should look inside, instead of outside their inner circle, for potential child molesters.

CBS4–06/27/2012

(Source: AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Transportation Officials In Training To Spot Sex Traffickers

Miami is ranked among the top three places in the nation for human sex trafficking and now the city is looking to lead the globe in fighting to end the problem.

CBS4–03/01/2012

(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Senator Rubio Addresses Human Trafficking In Miami

Florida senator and Miami resident Marco Rubio will hold a human trafficking awareness briefing in Miami Friday.

CBS4–12/02/2011