A mother is accused of leaving her two young children inside a freezing car so she could get drunk at a bar.
Nedra Joann Byrd, 31, is being charged with child neglect after the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office say a child who was in her care was found walking the street with no clothes on and intoxicated.
A local woman is facing at least 15 years in jail after pleading guilty to selling her 6-year-old daughter for sex.
A local man has been arrested after first abandoning his infant child at a liquor store, then returning some time later for the child in an inebriated state.
A local man is facing child neglect charges after he reportedly left an infant in the care of a pit bull while he went out to drink.
A Florida couple spent their honeymoon behind bars after police say they left their young children at home alone to get married.
A Tampa mom is accused of leaving her kids in the car while she went to a strip club.
A local woman was arrested for shoplifting at a Walmart at the same time the man tasked with watching her children in the car was arrested for snorting drugs in their presence.
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 […]
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.