Sexual abuse

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Face Possible Life In Prison For Sex Trafficking

Two people in South Florida are facing potential life prison sentences after they were convicted of federal sex trafficking charges.

CBS Tampa–11/08/2014

(L-R) Lukasz ‘Dr Luke’ Gottwald (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) | Singer Kesha (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse Claims

Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.

10/15/2014

Booking photo of Kimberly Honaker. (credit: Orange County Sheriff's Department)

Police: Teacher Sexually Abused 13-Year-Old Girl

A teacher was arrested and accused of child molestation.

CBS Tampa–06/03/2014

Carol Erkes leads her dancers in rehearsal at Lakeland's Florida Dance Theatre (photo credit: Franco Ripple/CBS Tampa Bay)

The Current: Tampa Councilwoman Lisa Montelione, WEDU’s Human Trafficking Film, Florida Dance Theatre and a Controversial New Photo Exhibit

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (September 22nd) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio player above to catch the whole episode featuring: Tampa City Councilwoman Lisa Montelione on Tampa’s […]

CBS Tampa–09/27/2013

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Justin Bieber’s Mom Reveals Troubled Past

In her new book, Pattie Mallette discusses her history of sexual abuse, her attempted suicide and how she was pressured to think about aborting Justin.

09/20/2012

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Police: 13-Year-Old Boy Killed 2-Year-Old Brother, Sexually Abused 5-Year-Old

Now 13, Fernandez is accused of two heinous crimes himself: first-degree murder in the 2011 beating death of his 2-year-old half-brother and the sexual abuse of his 5-year-old half-brother. He’s been charged as an adult and is the youngest inmate awaiting trial in Duval County.

09/17/2012

Picture of Kacy Wilson. (Credit: Kissimmee Police Department)

Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Student In Closet, Taking His Virginity

An arrest warrant was issued for a former Osceola High School teacher after the Kissimmee Police Department investigated potential sexual involvement with one of her students. The warrant led to her arrest last Friday.

CBS Tampa–05/07/2012

Sarasota Minister Gets Life For Sexual Abuse

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A Sarasota minister has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually abusing a 13-year-old boy. The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reported that 42-year-old Joe Harrison Jr. was sentenced Monday. Harrison led Liberty Central […]

CBS Tampa–05/01/2012

Photo Credit:  Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

Recording Reveals Hillsborough Teacher’s Relationship With Boy

RIVERVIEW, Fla. (CBS Tampa) –  A Hillsborough County teacher admitted to having sexual relations with a 12-year-old boy while investigators secretly recorded the conversation, according to court documents. Ethel Anderson, a fifth grade teacher at […]

CBS Tampa–03/07/2012

Photo Credit: Pinellas County Sheriffs Office

Predator Arrested 2 Days After Prison Release

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) — A Tampa Bay area man has been arrested in a sexual abuse case from the 1980s — two days after he got out of prison for another molestation.

CBS Tampa–01/04/2012

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