Child Abuse

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Teen Charged As Adult After Strangling Newborn Son To Death

A 14-year-old girl who authorities say secretly gave birth to a son and then strangled him, will be prosecuted as an adult.

10/05/2012

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Girl, 14, Charged With Killing Newborn Baby

Polk County Sheriff’s detectives have charged a 14-year-old girl with first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse for allegedly choking her newborn baby to death.

09/28/2012

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Mom Caught On Camera Beating Up Teen On School Bus Who Allegedly Bullied Son

BUNNELL, Fla. (CBS Tampa) — A Florida mom is facing child abuse charges after being caught on camera attacking a teenager after he was accused of starting a fight with her son. According to WKMG-TV, […]

CBS Tampa–09/21/2012

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Police: Dad Kicks 3-Year-Old Son In Face At Disney World

Disney World wasn’t the “happiest place on Earth” for one family.

CBS Tampa–07/03/2012

File photo of a man dressed as a demon, participating in a Krampus procession.  (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

Woman Cut, Burned Children To Rid Them of Evil Spirits

A woman is in jail after burning and cutting multiple children in a ritual intended to rid them of demons.

CBS Tampa–06/13/2012

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Local Toddler Dies Of Head Trauma

Police are investigating a child-abuse case in which a 2-year-old boy, Christian Love, died Wednesday from head trauma, according to The Tampa Tribune. The boy’s mother, Candace Mitchell, said she left him with her boyfriend […]

CBS Tampa–05/31/2012

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Decrease Seen In Child Neglect Fatalities In Florida After Term Redefined

The hope inspired by statistics that showed a dramatic decrease in the number of reported child deaths due to neglect or abuse was dashed when it was discovered that new policies were responsible for the change, rather than an overall upward trend in parenting techniques.

CBS Tampa–05/28/2012

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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

A Florida couple was arrested after they were found having sex on a street, which the man explained was because they simply had nowhere else to go.  (Photo Credit: Geno Knight/CBS Tampa)

Clearwater Woman Believes Her Baby is Possessed, Tries to Throw Him into Harbor

CLEARWATER, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – A Clearwater woman who believed her baby was possessed by demons tried to throw her 3-month-old son into the Clearwater Harbor on Tuesday afternoon, police say. Police records show Lydia […]

CBS Tampa–04/18/2012

Why Are So Many Teachers Abusing Children?

Why Are Our Teachers Obsessed With Sex?

All you have to do is Google “teacher busted for having sex with student”  and you will find over 197 million results pointing you to thousands of stories from around the nation and the world […]

02/07/2012

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