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Reconstituted Child Abuse Death Panel Eyes New Law

The panel charged with reviewing reports of child deaths as part of Florida’s new child welfare law is undergoing changes of it’s own.

08/08/2014

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Father Speaks Out About Beating Son’s Alleged Molester

A Daytona Beach father who beat up a man after he says, he found him molesting his 11-year old son spoke out about the incident and the aftermath.

07/22/2014

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Mother Charged After Leaving Infant In Car

A Tampa Bay area mother has been arrested after allegedly leaving her infant daughter in a van for several hours.

07/06/2014

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New DCF Website Meant To Improve Child Death Transparency

Florida Welfare officials launched a new site, mandated by the legislature, to improve transparency surrounding child abuse deaths.

06/25/2014

Glenn Thor Larsen  (Source: Miami-Dade Department Of Corrections)

Man Allegedly Beat Stepson For Not Doing Homework

A man is behind bars, accused of beating his 10-year-old stepson for not doing his homework.

05/30/2014

Theodis Barfield (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Dad Charged With Child Abuse For Breaking Baby’s Leg

A South Florida father remains in jail Wednesday charged with child abuse.

CBS Miami–05/07/2014

Selena Perez-Perez is accused of child abuse and neglect. (Source: Miami Dade.Gov)

Mother Charged With Child Abuse & Neglect After 3-Year-Old Dies

An 18-year-old mother has been arrested for child abuse and neglect five days after the death of her three-year old son.

04/24/2014

Dr. Oren Wunderman, Exec. Dir., Family Resource Center and Lisa Alvarez, Foster Mother (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida: Child Abuse Prevention & Awareness

Since 1978, the Family Resource Center of South Florida has been a champion of the rights of children to grow up in a healthy and safe environment. Founded by a group of concerned citizens, today the agency is a leader in child welfare services in its ongoing mission to help prevent and treat child abuse and neglect. This is a pressing problem in Florida. As part of child abuse prevention and awareness month, we focus on what can be done to identify and prevent future occurrences.

My TV 33–04/21/2014

Former youth pastor Jeffrey London accused of molesting boys left in his care. (Source: CBS4)

Jury To Continue Thursday In Trial Of Fmr. Pastor Accused Of Sexual Abuse

Jury deliberations began Wednesday afternoon after closing arguments wrapped up in the trial of a former youth pastor accused of sexually abusing four young boys.

04/09/2014

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Woman Accused Of Leaving Kids Alone For Casino Outing

Broward Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a woman Tuesday after she allegedly left her children and grandchildren home alone to go to a casino.

04/09/2014

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