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Hearing Held For Disabled Kids in Nursing Home

Attorneys asked a federal judge Friday to grant class-action status to a lawsuit that says the state is unnecessarily institutionalizing about 200 disabled children in nursing homes and cutting services that would allow them to receive care at home.

09/13/2013

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Clearwater, Miami Distribute Free School Supplies

Officials in Clearwater and Miami are handing out free school supplies to children.

CBS Tampa–08/03/2013

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Children Jump From Car With Drunk Father Driving

Florida authorities say three children visiting from Ohio jumped out of a moving car with their drunken father behind the wheel.

06/04/2013

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Bill Will Prevent Rapists Having Custody Of Kids

Florida lawmakers have passed a bill prohibiting a convicted rapist from having any custody rights if the rape results in a child.

04/30/2013

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Mom Wrestles Alligator That Invades School Grounds After Last Bell

A local mother became a local hero after wrestling an alligator that had made its way onto the grounds of a local middle school.

03/25/2013

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Man Threatened To Burn Children, Home After Dousing Them In Lighter Fluid

A man is in jail after he splashed lighter fluid onto two children before threatening to set their house on fire.

02/18/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Do Kids Need Their Own Music?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: If you’ve ever seen a newborn in a onesie emblazoned with a […]

01/25/2013

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Elementary School Children Find Body In Woods

School officials say counselors were sent to an elementary school in northwest Florida after students found a body in woods behind the playground.

10/25/2012

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Feds: Fla. Keeping Disabled Kids In Nursing Homes

Florida officials are violating federal law by unnecessarily warehousing hundreds of children with disabilities and even babies in sterile nursing homes, away from their families and with little social interactions often for years, according to a letter sent Thursday by federal investigators.

09/07/2012

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Police: Boy, 9, Accidentally Shoots Cousin

St. Petersburg Police say a teenager is hospitalized in stable condition after being accidentally shot by his 9-year-old cousin.

03/18/2012

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