Child Abuse

Ramona Braswell, 30, is accused of shocking her 3-year-old nephew with a stun gun. (Source: St. Petersburg Police Department)

Florida Woman Accused Of Using Stun Gun On Child

Police said a woman shocked her 3-year-old nephew with a stun gun over the weekend. She now faces a felony child abuse charge.

12/01/2014

Inakesha Armour  (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Police Back At Home Of Mother Accused Of Trying To Drown Baby

Miramar Police were again called to the home of a woman accused of trying to drown her baby but this time they found a woman unconscious.

11/11/2014

Beth Ann Nemec  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Christian School Teacher Charged With Child Abuse

A teacher at a Christian school in Hialeah is accused of crossing the line in disciplining her students.

11/11/2014

NFL player Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings walks to a court appearance at the Montgomery County municipal building in Conroe, Texas. (Source: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Vikings’ Peterson Avoids Jail Time With Plea Deal

Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson avoided jail time on Tuesday in a plea agreement reached with prosecutors to resolve his child abuse case.

11/04/2014

Grace Brooks and Armour (Source:  BSO)

Dad, Grandmother Charged In Baby’s Near Drowning In Miramar

A father whose wife is accused of trying to drown their infant son in a Miramar lake three months ago, is now also facing charges along with the baby’s grandmother.

10/29/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott’s Claim Of Fewer Child Abuse Deaths Questioned

Republican Gov. Rick Scott repeatedly tells voters that abused and neglected children are safer under his leadership than when his Democratic opponent Charlie Crist was governor, but an Associated Press examination of that claim shows that campaign claim may be an exaggeration.

10/15/2014

BSO Deputy Juan Canino (Source: CBS4)

Deputy Speaks Out After Finding Baby In Trunk During Traffic Stop

A Broward Sheriff’s (BSO) Deputy who said he discovered a baby in the trunk of a car during a traffic stop spoke out about the encounter Wednesday evening.

09/24/2014

(Source: BSO)

Baby Found In Trunk During A Traffic Stop, Mother Arrested

A woman is behind bars after a Broward Sheriff’s deputy found her baby in the trunk of her car during a traffic stop.

09/23/2014

Nubia Barahona (Photo provided by CBS4 Viewer)

Sister Of Brutally Slain Nubia Barahona Sues DCF

The adoptive sister of Nubia Barahona, a young girl who died in the custody of her adoptive parents, has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Children and Families.

09/16/2014

(Source: Instagram)

Vigil Held For Baby Allegedly Abused By His Mom’s Boyfriend

A vigil is being held Saturday evening for a baby on life support who prosecutors say is “expected to pass.”

09/13/2014

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