Posted in Politics

LWV tackles DV

Know More about Domestic Violence Directors of Favor House, a certified domestic violence center serving Escambia and Santa Rosa counties, will present information on domestic…

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How to help victims of domestic violence

FavorHouse of Northwest Florida will host its annual White Rose Luncheon Thursday, May 18, at 11 a.m. at Sanders Beach-Corrine Jones Community Center, 913 S….

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Posted in Escambia County

Domestic violence leads to two more deaths

NorthEscambia.com reports the Santa Rosa County deputies were called to the home on Hazel Godwin Road south of Chumuckla Highway shortly before daybreak. Two people…

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Posted in Escambia County

Escambia County leads state in domestic violence rate, third in forcible sex crime rate

According to Florida Department of Health, Escambia County leads the state of Florida when it comes to domestic violence. The rate for domestic violence per…

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Rise of Domestic Violence [podcast]

Sue Hand, the executive director of FavorHouse, discussed the rise of domestic violence in Escambia County on “Pensacola Speaks.” FavorHouse of Northwest Florida is a…

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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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Posted in Pensacola

Inside the numbers: Domestic violence on the rise in the City of Pensacola

Last night, the Pensacola Police Department released a statement that Pensacola man, Alonzo Thompkins, had been charged with aggravated child abuse after police responded to…

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Podcast: Sue Hand on FavorHouse and the White Rose Luncheon

Domestic Violence is a huge issue for Escambia County. Sue Hand and FavorHouse provide a tremendous service to the community.

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