Judge Calls Fmr. House Speaker "Serial Child Molester" Amid Hush-Money CaseFormer House Speaker Dennis Hastert, the Republican who for eight years was second in the line of succession to the presidency, was sentenced Wednesday to more than a year in prison in the hush-money case that included accusations he sexually abused teenagers while coaching high school wrestling.
Woman Who Stabbed 6-Year-Old Grandson To Death Gets Life SentenceA Tallahassee woman will spend the rest of her life in prison for stabbing her grandson to death just two days before his 7th birthday.
Police: Man Fractures 8-Year-Old Girl's Skull With A StoneAfter a little girl was severely beaten by a rock, a Ft. Lauderdale man is in police custody facing numerous charges.
Education & Resources Keys To Preventing Neglect In Special Needs Children PopulationFamilies deserve to live in communities with resources and information that provide safe and healthy experiences for children.
Federal Judge Holds DCF In Contempt Over Barahona CaseA federal judge in Miami is holding the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) in contempt for breaching a gag order in the case of Miami twins Victor and Nubia Barahona.
Custody In Question For Plantation Child Found In DumpsterA Plantation mother accused of tossing her child into a dumpster remains behind bars.
Plantation Mom Accused Of Throwing Child In DumpsterA mother accused of throwing her toddler in a Plantation dumpster faced a judge Thursday.
Florida Keys Church Day Care Worker Charged With Child AbuseA South Florida church day worker was charged Monday with child abuse.
Father Charged With Attacking Teen Who Asked For Daughter's VirginityThe father of a teenage girl whose virginity was propositioned by another teen aboard a cruise ship has been charged in an attack on the boy, court records show.
Miami Foster Home Investigated After Kids' Fight Video SurfacesAfter video surfaced of two 11-year-old foster children engaged in a violent brawl, the Department of Children and Families is investigating the Miami foster home for possible charges of child abuse.
Mother of 11-Year-Old Girl Found In Freezer Is IndictedThe mother of an 11-year old girl found dead in a freezer has been indicted on first-degree murder charges.
Judge Recommends To Reinstate Teacher Accused Of Child AbuseAn elementary school teacher for special needs children wants her job back after she says she was falsely accused by her colleagues of child abuse.