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Woman accused of keeping autistic child caged

PALM BAY, Fla. (CBS12) — A Palm Bay woman is in the Brevard County Jail accused of keeping her autistic child in a cage at night. Melissa Doss, 43, told police she did so to keep the child from leaving the house. Police were called to a home on Saturday...

Florida Woman Kept Autistic Child Locked Inside Cage: Police

A Florida woman is facing several charges after being accused of abusing children in her care, including keeping a severely autistic child locked inside a wood and metal cage. Melissa Doss, 43, was taken into custody by the Brevard County Sheriff's Office earlier this week and is facing three charges of child neglect and one charge of aggravated child abuse, according to police records obtained by NBC affiliate WFLA.
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Florida woman accused of keeping child with autism in cage

PALM BAY, Fla. – A 43-year-old Palm Bay woman is accused of keeping a child with autism in a cage, according to police records. Melissa Doss is facing three charges of child neglect and one charge of aggravated child abuse. [TRENDING: Fla. sued over unemployment benefits | System swirls off...

UPDATE: 29-Year-Old Man From Titusville Identified in Fatal Crash on SR-46

BREVARD COUNTY • MIMS, FLORIDA – Authorities have identified the driver killed in the SR-46 crash on Sunday as a 29-year-old man from Titusville. The investigation reveals the Titusville man was traveling westbound on SR-46 near Tammy Dr. around 12:30 p.m. when he attempted to pass another vehicle by crossing over to the eastbound lane and collided head-on with a vehicle heading eastbound.

Can someone to explain Medicaid to me? How do I know if I qualify?

First, let's define Medicaid and Medicare, since they sound alike but are very different government programs. MediCARE is an insurance program. Medical bills are paid from trust funds which those covered have paid into. It serves people over 65 primarily, whatever their income; and serves younger disabled people and dialysis patients.
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Deadly head-on crash shuts down SR-46 in Brevard County

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — A deadly head-on crash has State Route 46 shut down in Brevard County, according to Florida Highway Patrol. Troopers said the two-vehicle crash happened at around 12:30 p.m. on SR-46 near Tammy Drive. One person died at the scene and three other people were taken to...