The former wards of the now-closed Dozier School for Boys in Marianna are one step closer to receiving a formal apology by the state of Florida. That’s the Florida Panhandle school where alleged abuse occurred for several decades.
A state lawmaker wants Florida schools to include the dangers of human trafficking in their health education curriculum. That's on top of other statewide efforts to help fight the modern day slavery practice.
With speculation swirling that she is about to join President-elect Donald Trump’s nascent administration, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi was in Tampa Friday promoting Human Trafficking Awareness Month.
A Tallahassee attorney has received an award for his efforts to help the victims of the Pulse Nightclub massacre, the worst mass shooting in modern American history. He was nominated by Florida’s Attorney General.
A combative and upbeat Donald Trump promised thousands of supporters at a Tallahassee rally that he would repeal the Affordable Care Act, and continued to take aim at what he calls a corrupt media and rigged system.
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is encouraging people affected by domestic violence and sexual abuse to reach out to law enforcement. The move is part of a national push for awareness of victims’ rights.
The Statewide Human trafficking council welcomed its newest member Monday. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi—who leads the group—introduced the person chosen to replace the former head of the state Department of Health Dr. John Armstrong.
A bill to help provide closure for families impacted by the now-closed Dozier School for Boys is now headed to Governor Rick Scott. That’s the former North Florida reform school surrounded by allegations of abuse and deaths over a span of decades.
Now that the work is complete on the now-closed Dozier School for boys, alleged abuse survivors and elected officials are now looking into ways of how to move forward together. A final report on the work done to reunite the remains of loved ones buried on the property with their families is still leaving all parties involved with some unanswered questions.