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Despite New Law, Debate Over Child Protection Continues

After more than a year of passionate debate, a new law that makes major changes to Florida’s troubled child welfare system goes into effect next week.

06/27/2014

A 12-year-old autistic girl died in Lauderhill in September 2013 in an apartment.  (Source: CBS4)

New Details Emerging In Death Of 12-Year-Old, State Records Show

Tamiyah Audain, autistic and disabled, lost a large amount of weight in the months leading up to her death at the end of September while living with a caregiver — her cousin — in a Lauderhill apartment with a rotting smell and cockroaches all over the kitchen, state records obtained by CBS4’s news partner The Miami Herald show.

10/08/2013

(CBS4) Angelina Montes

Mystery Surrounding Missing 3-Year-Old Solved

A nearly year-long mystery surrounding a three-year-old girl began to be unraveled in a Miami-Dade court Friday morning.

CBS4–03/02/2012

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Casey Anthony Trial Leads Senate To Ponder Child Welfare

In a direct response to concerns raised by the Casey Anthony trial about child protection, Senate President Mike Haridopolos announced the creation of a Select Committee on Protecting Florida’s Children.

CBS4–08/13/2011

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