Child Abuse


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.


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.


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.


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.



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.


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

Former Pastor Accused Of Sexual Abuse Takes The Stand

A former youth pastor on trial for sexually abusing four young boys said he’s been falsely accused.


Downtown Miami Charter School (Source: CBS4)

Asst. Principal In Charter School Sex Abuse Case Testifies

In the case of child on child sex abuse, a counselor and therapist testified Tuesday that the alleged victim was “traumatized” and “believable.”


Jennifer Forshey (Source: CBS4)

State Drops Charges Against Teacher Accused Of Forcing Child To Clean Urinal

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.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014




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