Tag Archives: child abuse

Homosassa Man Kills Infant Son Over Xbox, Police Say

By on April 18th, 2014 | Last updated: April 22, 2014 at 11:43 am

Cody Eugene Wygant has confessed to suffocating the 16-month-old, whose crying was distracting him from playing.

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State Agencies Seek to Prevent Infant Death During Sleep

By on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 10:12 am

The Department of Children and Families launched the Safe Sleep Campaign to help reduce the number of infants dying due to unsafe sleeping environments.

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Rising Death Toll From Child Abuse Puts DCF Under Fire

By on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 10, 2013 at 2:04 pm

Death tolls for child abuse victims have increased, leaving the Florida Department of Children and Families under scrutiny for not intervening in time. North Central Florida agencies are working to combat the amount of child abuse in the area.

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In the News: Reitz Union renovation, child abuse victim, Rubio immigration talk, ricin-letter suspect

By on May 1st, 2013 | Last updated: May 1, 2013 at 11:03 am

J. Wayne Reitz Union renovation plan deemed futile – UF officials and the Student Government expected to bond $33 million from the university’s Capital Improvement Trust Fund for the renovation of the Reitz Union and the transformation of Newell Hall [...]

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Florida’s ‘Penn State law’ now in effect; punishes failure to report child abuse

By on October 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:12 pm

The Protection of Vulnerable Persons law went into effect Monday. The law makes failure to report child abuse a felony.

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High profile trial raises public awareness about child abuse

By on June 15th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:01 am

The Jerry Sandusky trial has been getting a lot of attention in the media. The coverage has increased child abuse awareness, and Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Jaclyn DeAugustino has more.  

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