Child Protective Services

AJ Bryant (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

BSO: Man Took Young Children With Him During Burglary

The Broward Sheriff’s Office said they’ve arrested a suspected thief who took two young children with him during his crime.



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.


Sandra Marti, 57, from Coral Springs was charged with five counts of falsifying records.  (Source: Broward County Sheriff's Office)

Child Protective Services Worker Charged With Falsifying Records

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Child Protective Services investigator with five counts of falsifying records.

CBS Miami–10/10/2013


New Campaign Launched To Eliminate Unreported Child Abuse

Florida legislators and child welfare officials have collaborated on a public awareness campaign in hopes to reduce unreported cases of child abuse.


Dontrell Melvin. (Source: Pete Abut)

Police: Human Remains Found In Missing Hallandale Boy Case

Hallandale Beach police say human remains have been found in the backyard of a home where the parents of a missing toddler used to live.


Dontrell Melvin. (Source: Pete Abut)

Toddler Reported Missing 18 Mos. After Disappearing

A 6-month old baby was reported missing Wednesday night — nearly 18 months after the now-2-year-old child went missing.


Irma Mustamu & Kenneth Chavelier (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Parents Of Child Found With Burned Hand Charged With Neglect

An investigation into a report that a young child was being tortured has led to the arrest of two people in Ft. Lauderdale.


The image shown is the map Carmen Barahona drew for police, specifically pointing out where Nubia Barahona died. (Source: CBS4)

Police: Carmen Barahona Maps Out House, Crime Scene

A map created by Carmen Barahona, the foster mother involved in the abuse of her adopted daughter and adopted son, outlines where the children were abused and where Nubia Barahona was killed.


barahona home

Prosecutors Release Photos From Inside Barahona Home

The Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office released the photographs from inside the home of Jorge and Carmen Barahona.


Nubia Barahona (Photo provided by CBS4 Viewer)

Panel Chides DCF In Report

After 15 hours of testimony, an independent blue ribbon panel finally pieced together what went wrong with DCF that led to the death of Nubia Barahona.