child neglect

File photo of Wal-Mart signage is seen in the parking lot of the store. (Photo by Daniel Aguilar/Getty Images)

Mother Shoplifted At Walmart While Man Watching Her Kids Snorted Drugs

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.

06/28/2012

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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

File photo of a child. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

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

Mug shot of Adrian Menchaca, one of the four suspects charged. (credit: Volusia County Division of Corrections)

Kids In Car During Florida Marijuana Bust

VOLUSIA COUNTY, FL (CBS Tampa) – Volusia County authorities arrest four after two small children were found in a car with 15 pounds of marijuana and a loaded handgun. Police charged Adrian Menchaca, 27, Jennifer Speece, […]

12/12/2011

Latasha Hatcher, 27, was arrested and charged for allegedly abusing her two handicapped children. (credit: Pinellas County Sheriff's Office)

Florida Mother Accused Of Abusing Handicapped Children

A St. Petersburg woman has been accused of abusing her two handicapped children, who are bound by wheelchairs and are unable to talk.

11/18/2011

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