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26-year-old Kaelyn Marie Partenza started the fire after a fight with her ex-boyfriend, say police. (Getty Images)

Fla. Baptist Convention Asked To Reconsider Appeal

An organization that helps sex abuse victims is asking the Florida Baptist Convention not to appeal a $12.5 million damage award to a young man who was abused by a Baptist minister as a child.

CBS Tampa–02/11/2014

Puppeteer Kevin Clash speaks during the "Independent Lens - Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey" panel during the PBS portion of the 2011 Summer TCA Tour held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 31, 2011 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Florida Man Sues Ex-Elmo Puppeteer For Alleged Sexual Abuse

Another man on Monday sued the former Elmo puppeteer who resigned amid sex abuse allegations, claiming the voice actor befriended him in Miami and promised to be a father figure before flying the teen to New York to have sex with him.

12/10/2012

File photo of a cell block. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

81-Year-Old Charged In Fla. With Child Sex Abuse

An 81-year-old Florida man who needs oxygen tubes to breathe is facing multiple charges of sexually abusing young girls.

08/22/2012