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Nubia Barahona (Photo provided by CBS4 Viewer)

Sister Of Brutally Slain Nubia Barahona Sues DCF

The adoptive sister of Nubia Barahona, a young girl who died in the custody of her adoptive parents, has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Children and Families.

16 hours ago

(Source: Instagram)

Vigil Held For Baby Allegedly Abused By His Mom’s Boyfriend

A vigil is being held Saturday evening for a baby on life support who prosecutors say is “expected to pass.”

09/13/2014

(Source: Instagram)

Prosecutors: Baby On Life Support “Expected To Pass”

Prosecutors announced Friday a baby, on life support is “expected to pass.” Meantime, the mother’s boyfriend is being held on no bond, charged with child abuse.

09/12/2014

"Baby Andres" (Source: Instagram)

Exclusive: Father Of Baby On Life Support Speaks Out After Mom’s Boyfriend Charged

The father of a 5-month-old boy who is on life support spoke out exclusively to CBS4 after the mother’s boyfriend was charged with child abuse.

09/10/2014

(Source: AP)

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

(Source: CBS4)

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

(Source: AP)

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

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