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Child Neglect

Brittany Sierra was released on bond so she could give birth.  (Source: CBS4)

Expecting Mom Released From Jail Monday Taken Into Police Custody

Less than 24 hours after being released from jail, on the heels of having her criminal charges ‘reduced’,’ Brittney Sierra was placed back in custody Tuesday afternoon.


Analise Bianchi in a DCF custody hearing. (Source: CBS4)

Judge Keeps Wandering Toddler In DCF Custody

A Miami judge had been planning to send a toddler found wandering alone outside a Little Havana apartment with weapons inside to live with her mother, against the advice of the Department of Children and Families. But, after a positive urine drug test, the case is back up in the air.

CBS Miami–07/26/2013

Luis Bianchi (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Wandering Girl’s Dad Charged; Apartment Full Of Dangerous Ammunition

A Little Havana father was arrested after police found a small arsenal in his apartment and his three year old daughter wandering the hallways of the apartment building.


(Source: PBSO)

Mom Charged After Leaving Kids In Car For A Lil Wayne Concert

A West Palm Beach mom is behind bars after she left her kids in the parking lot to attend a rap concert.

CBS Miami–07/16/2013

Left: Romaine Pierre, Right: Malory Pierre
Source: BSO

Women Charged For Leaving Kids In Car While Gambling

Hallandale Beach Police arrested two women, Sunday, for leaving several children unattended while police said the women were gambling inside a casino.

CBS Miami–07/15/2013

Janisleidy Herbello (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Mother Of Boy Found Wandering Not Allowed Contact With Son

The three-year-old boy found wandering alone along West Flagler Street early Wednesday was in juvenile court Thursday with his father and grandparents but his mother, charged with neglect for leaving him alone, did not appear before the judge.


Janisleidy Herbello (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Miami Mom Charged After Son Found Wandering Street

A Miami mother was arrested and charged after her young son was found alone wandering along West Flagler Street.


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Domestic Fight Ends In Stabbing Death

What started out as a domestic fight over text messages ended up with a stabbing death and a mother facing first-degree murder charges.


Police arrested a mother and her boyfriend following the death of a 2-year-old boy. (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections Department)

Bond Set For Mom Charged With Neglect In Son’s Death

A North Miami Beach woman charged with child neglect in the death of her toddler son made her first appearance before a judge Wednesday morning.


Police arrested a mother and her boyfriend following the death of a 2-year-old boy. (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections Department)

Mother And Boyfriend Arrested Following 2-Year-Old’s Death

North Miami Beach Police are investigating the death of a toddler late June 20 as a homicide.