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.
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.
Broward Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a woman Tuesday after she allegedly left her children and grandchildren home alone to go to a casino.
A former youth pastor on trial for sexually abusing four young boys said he’s been falsely accused.
In the case of child on child sex abuse, a counselor and therapist testified Tuesday that the alleged victim was “traumatized” and “believable.”
A Broward County teacher who was arrested in February for allegedly forcing a student to clean a dirty urinal with his bare hands no longer faces any charges.
Testimony resumed Thursday afternoon in the trial of a former youth pastor accused of sexually assaulting young children.
More testimony Wednesday in the trial of a former youth pastor accused of sexually assaulting young children. Jeffrey London is charged with 27 counts of child abuse. On Wednesday a detective who investigated the allegations of abuse and London’s ex-wife are scheduled to take the stand.
Jim sits down for an extensive one-one interview with the DCF Interim Secretary to cover a variety of topics, including the developments and fallout after the recent Miami Herald investigative series “Innocents Lost”.
The attorney for the mother of a three-year-old boy, who police say was tortured before he was found dead, has entered a plea of not guilty to charges of aggravated child abuse.