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Departed DCF Boss Still Troubled By Bell Killings

After his resignation from the Florida Department of Children and Families, David Abramowitz is still troubled by the killing of six children and their mother in the tiny Gilchrist County town of Bell.

21 hours ago

Ricky Bell (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Retired Probation Officer Accused Of Scam Gets Lower Bond

A retired probation officer is behind bars, accused of ripping off several of the people he once supervised.

04/09/2015

Mike Carroll (Source: DCF)

Carroll Says DCF Safety Net Can’t Fail Children

The man in charge of Florida’s social services agency is also known for improving the child welfare system.

12/09/2014

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Florida Man Admits To Killing Family In 911 Call

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.

09/23/2014

Don Spirit (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

Florida Investigated Man Who Killed 6 Grandkids

A Florida man who fatally shot his daughter and six grandchildren was investigated by the state.

09/22/2014

Don Spirit (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

Sheriff: Grandfather Killed Grandchildren, Daughter, Himself

A sheriff says a man killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself at a home in the small town of Bell.

09/18/2014

Levine Cava (Source: CBS4)

Incumbent Miami-Dade Commissioner Knocked Off By Newcomer

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.

08/27/2014

Like last year, hurricane season 2013 is expected to be busy, according to the annual forecast released by renowned climatologists at Colo. State University. (Source: CBS4)

Below-Average Atlantic Hurricane Season Coming To A Close

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.

CBS Miami–11/25/2013

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Ireland’s Problem Is The Secondary

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.

CBS Miami–08/22/2013

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Report: Marlins Talking A-Rod?

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?

CBS Miami–10/18/2012

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