The man in charge of Florida’s social services agency is also known for improving the child welfare system.
A multiple murder-suicide that happened in Bell, which involved six children, has caused the community to question Florida’s Department of Children and Families’ role after they missed several preceding alarms.
A Florida man who fatally shot his daughter and six grandchildren was investigated by the state.
A sheriff says a man killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself at a home in the small town of Bell.
Daniella Levine Cava took a break from breaking down her campaign headquarters Wednesday to laugh and happily hug a supporter. The political newcomer and former not-for-profit agency director had reason to be happy. In Tuesday’s primary, Levine Cava upset incumbent Miami-Dade County Commissioner Lynda Bell in a race that was divided along party lines and nastily contested. It also set a record for the amount of money spent on a county commission race, the two candidates spending some $1.2 million.
The early predictions for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season favored an above-average season. But as the season comes to a close, the Atlantic has churned out the fewest number of hurricanes since 1982.
One of the best measures of the success of a manager is the talent they bring in to a company or team. While Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland has filled some of his positions well, the defensive backfield has been tough to watch since 2008.
The Miami Marlins need to acquire a third baseman in the offseason to replace the void left by Hanley Ramirez. But would the Marlins seriously consider filling that hole with soon-to-be ex-New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez?
The disaster that has become the Miami Marlins seasons is almost mercifully over for the team and for fans, but not without a player versus manager scandal that will likely end up with one or both of the parties gone at the end of the season.
After blowing four of seven save attempts this season, high-priced closer Heath Bell was removed from the job by Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen. But he may be back on the job soon.