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Study: A Higher Minimum Wage Would Reduce Child Abuse

The states of Oregon and Maryland and the cities of Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., all have implemented minimum-wage hikes this summer, and one study…

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War on Children: Child abuse spreads across races

According to state reports, the investigations of child abuse in Escambia County match the racial demographics of the area.   [supsystic-tables id=’87’]   Last year,…

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Posted in Caring Escambia County Pensacola

Child abuse cases continue to rise, DCF impotent

In August, an Escambia County grand jury indicted Alonzo Dewayne Thompkins, Jr., 26, for first-degree felony murder in the death of toddler Cornelius Savage. On…

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Father body slams and kills infant son, sentenced to 30 years

State Attorney William Eddins announced today that the Honorable Kelvin Wells has sentenced Alonso Castillo to 30 years in the Department of Corrections in the…

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PS today: Victims Next Door

On Pensacola Speaks today, PNJ Executive Editor Lisa Nellessen-Lara will discuss her paper’s powerful four-part series on child abuse, “Victims Next Door.” The issue is…

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Man allegedly beats juvenile to song Blurred Lines

This is another one for our “News of the Weird” column. NorthEscambia.com is reporting a Molino man is facing multiple child abuse charges after allegedly…

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Dead baby thrown away by mother

It’s one of those stories that’s so horrific that you don’t want to hear it. Mothers are suppose to love their babies, take care of…

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