Monthly Archives: January 2015

Teen’s nightmare begins after estranged dad arrives from Cuba | News – Home

http://www.local10.com/news/teens-nightmare-begins-after-est… Teen’s nightmare begins after estranged dad arrives from Cuba A 15-year-old who saw her father end her mother’s life before killing himself earlier this week was with her best friend’s family, police said Friday. Her nightmare happened Tuesday about 6:35 p.m. in Westchester. Her best friend’s parents had temporary custody, as authorities were set to determine who will get Continue Reading...

Public school teacher assistant sends student masturbation video, nude photo, police says | News – Home

http://www.local10.com/news/teacher-sent-student-masturbatio… Public school teacher assistant sends student masturbation video, nude photo, police says A former Broward public high school employee confessed to using social media to send a picture of his penis and a video of himself masturbating to a teenage student, Miramar police said Wednesday. Stefon Smith, of Lauderhill, was a teacher assistant at Whispering Pines School, 3609 S. Continue Reading...

Before girl’s death on Tampa Bay bridge, a family in chaos | The Miami Herald

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/state/florida/article5668248… Before girl’s death on Tampa Bay bridge, a family in chaos By age 5, Phoebe Jonchuck already had a significant history with Florida child protection authorities: Her father, they were told, was habitually violent with his domestic partners, and had been accused of “smacking” his daughter in the face. Phoebe’s mother, according to reports to the agency, was a Continue Reading...

Miami mom beat son, killed family puppy: cops – NY Daily News

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/miami-mom-beat-chil… Miami mother arrested for allegedly beating son, killing family puppy in front of her children A Florida woman who told cops she has anger control issues has been arrested for repeatedly beating her son with a rope and killing the family’s puppy as her children watched. Charlotte Wonjah, 26, appeared in a Miami court Thursday, where Judge George Sarduy Continue Reading...

Florida Woman Set Sleeping Husband on Fire: Deputies

http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Florida-Woman-Set-Sleepin… Florida Woman Set Sleeping Husband on Fire: Deputies A Florida woman set her husband on fire while he slept on a couch, then told him “Didn’t I tell you I’d burn your (rear) up?” when he woke up, authorities said. Linda Jackson, 59, was booked into jail on a domestic battery charge following her arrest Tuesday, the Manatee County Continue Reading...

Florida Sees Increase in Calls to Human Trafficking Hotline

http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Florida-Sees-Increase-in-… Florida Sees Increase in Calls to Human Trafficking Hotline Florida child welfare officials say calls reporting suspected human trafficking in Florida have doubled since 2010.The hotline received nearly 1,000 calls last year, compared to 480 in 2011. The Department of Children and Families said Tuesday that the increase is a result of a successful awareness and education campaign about Continue Reading...

Nurse accused of sexual assault accepts plea deal

http://www.local10.com/news/nurse-accused-of-sexual-assault-… Nurse accused of sexual assault accepts plea deal A nurse facing sexual assault allegations won’t be going to jail after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor battery charge Tuesday. Rene Martinez was accused of fondling a patient at Palm Springs General Hospital in Hialeah in September. The patient, who asked not to be identified, recorded the incident on his cellphone. Continue Reading...

Davie Police Investigating Possible Sexual Assault of Two NSU Students

http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Davie-Police-Investigatin… Davie Police Investigating Possible Sexual Assault of Two NSU Students Davie Police confirm they are investigating a possible rape of two female students both on and off-campus at Nova Southeastern University. According to a release from the university’s public safety department, the two students report that they were sexually assaulted by two men sometime late Monday night or very Continue Reading...

Fla. woman accused of driving with son on hood

http://www.local10.com/news/fla-woman-charged-with-driving-w… Fla. woman accused of driving with son on hood A central Florida woman is facing a child cruelty charge after authorities say she drove down a busy road with her teenage son on the hood of her car. Winter Springs police say an officer pulled over Tojuana Lowe, 43, on Thursday morning as she was traveling on State Road Continue Reading...

Jacksonville mom arrested for child neglect after infant son’s death

http://www.local10.com/news/jacksonville-mom-arrested-for-ch…   Jacksonville mom arrested for child neglect after infant son’s death A northeast Florida mother has been charged with child neglect after the death of her 2-month-old son. The child died in August after Biance Gari-Ann Collins left the infant and a 1-year-old in the care of her 10-year-old son. The Florida Times-Union reports that Collins was arrested Wednesday Continue Reading...
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