Child Abuse

Source: CBS4

BSO: Teen Asks Girl To Trade Virginity For Key Chain, Gets ‘Roughed Up’

A man is facing a child abuse charge, accused of roughing up a 13-year old who allegedly asked his niece if she would trade a key chain for her virginity.

08/17/2015

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Florida Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Minor With Knives

A Lighthouse Point man is in trouble with the law, accused of sexually abusing a minor using duct tape, needles and knives.

07/23/2015

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Police Seeking Florida Man Suspected Of Biting Baby

Florida authorities are searching for a man accused of kicking, punching and biting an 11-month old baby.

07/10/2015

Ahizyah Osceola  (Source: Hollywood Police)

New Details In Hollywood Child’s Death

Two weeks ago, Hollywood Police again descended on the home where investigators found the body of 3-year-old Ahizya Osceola in a garbage bag stuffed inside a cardboard box in mid-March.

04/27/2015

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Florida Social Workers Get Specialized Child Abuse Training

Dozens of social workers in the Daytona Beach area will receive training to help them head off family abuse passed down for generations.

03/30/2015

Booking photo of Melany Joyce Alexander. (credit: Hernando County Sheriff's Office)

Deputies: Woman Accused Of Beating Child, Forcing Her To Wear Shirt Saying She Had Bad Grades

A woman has been arrested after police accused her of beating a child with a belt and making her wear a shirt to school that she said she had bad grades.

02/25/2015

Jesus Crys Mug (Source: CBS4)

No Bond For Uncle Accused Of Beating, Forcing Child Into Dumpster

A 9-year-old’s uncle, who she considered a father, is behind bars Thursday after he allegedly beat her and forced her into a dumpster.

02/05/2015

Carmen and Jorge Barahona (Source: CBS4)

Couple Charged In Adoptive Daughter’s Death Back In Court

Jorge and Carmen Barahona, accused of brutally killing and beating their adopted daughter, are scheduled to appear in court Friday.

01/30/2015

Sen. Wilton Simpson filed a proposal that would allow minors who are victims of sexual abuse to secretly record conversations with their abusers. (Source: https://www.flsenate.gov/)

Senate Bill Would Allow Recordings In Sex-Abuse Cases

State law generally bars recording of conversations unless all parties agree, but a proposal filed on Tuesday by a senator would allow minors who are victims of sexual abuse to secretly record conversations with their abusers.

12/30/2014

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

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