IN THE NEWS: POLICE SAY MAN SUFFOCATED SON SO HE COULD KEEP PLAYING VIDEO GAMES
HOMOSASSA, Fla. (AP) -- It's one of those stories that make you just shake your head and wonder. Authorities in Florida say a man is charged with third-degree murder and child neglect after he allegedly suffocated his crying 16-month-old son so he could play video games on his Xbox and watch TV. The man, Cody Wygant, age 24, is being held without bail. Wygant says he was frustrated because the child wouldn't stop crying while he was playing his games. He covered the boys nose and mouth for three or four minutes until the boy became lethargic, then put him in a playpen and left him there for five hours. Investigators say little Daymeon Wygant wasn't breathing when emergency crews arrived Thursday morning -- and the child was pronounced dead at a hospital.
IN THE NEWS: SEX CHARGE STAY FOR EDUCATOR WHOSE EX STUDENT PUT CLAIM ON YOUTUBE
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) -- A judge in California has refused to dismiss sexual assault charges against an educator who was confronted with the allegations of abuse in a phone call by a former student -- who then posted the conversation on YouTube. Former assistant principal Andrea Cardosa was charged in February with 16 felony counts, including five of aggravated assault on a child. Police say Cardosa, who is now 40, abused the former student, now 28, from 1997 to 2001 -- starting when the child was 12. Another former student came forward after seeing the video and Cardosa was charged with abusing her, also. In the video posted online in January, the former student telephones Alhambra High School, where Cardosa was working, and a receptionist connects her to a woman who identifies herself as Cardosa.
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