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  • Couple pimped teen to restaurant owner for drug money, cops say

    Couple pimped teen to restaurant owner for drug money, cops say
    Deputies in Volusia County have arrested a DeBary couple suspected of pimping a 15-year-old girl, as well as a 60-year-old DeLand man accused of soliciting sex from the teen, the Sheriff's Office said Wednesday.
  • Cops: Two arrested for putting boy in dress as punishment

    Cops: Two arrested for putting boy in dress as punishment
    A Winter Garden woman and her landlord were arrested this week, accused of child abuse after clothing a boy in a dress and makeup as a punishment and posting photos on Facebook, an affidavit states. According to the affidavit, the boy's uncle reported...

    Father strikes plea deal in Lauderhill fire that claimed son's life

    Father strikes plea deal in Lauderhill fire that claimed son's life
    An 8-year-old boy trapped in a burning townhome in Lauderhill didn't jump to safety from a second-floor window as his brother did and died in the blaze. Nearly six months later, their father, Wisler Isme, negotiated a plea deal in a child neglect case...

    Bethlehem Area teachers face fingerprinting under child abuse policy

    Bethlehem Area teachers face fingerprinting under child abuse policy
    Teachers in the Bethlehem Area School District will be fingerprinted every three years as part of a new policy requiring them to submit to periodic criminal background checks. District officials say the policy under consideration by the school board...

    Dwight Howard's lawyer calls felony child abuse allegations baseless

    NBA star Dwight Howard is being investigated for alleged felony child abuse in Georgia, police confirmed to The Times. A case against the former Lakers center, who is now with the Houston Rockets, was originally opened Oct. 1, but was set aside when...