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Few Tweaks Remain Before House Rolls Out Early Learning Bill

The House Education Committee is ready to roll out a bill that would upgrade the health, safety and teaching standards of Florida’s early learning programs.

02/14/2014

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Sheridan House Working To Save Students From Wrong Path

It started with a visit from a judge to the pastor of Sheridan Hills who wanted to avoid sending kids with behavioral problems to jail. Now, some 46 years later, the Sheridan House continues to provide help for families on everything from counseling to meal planning on a budget and more.

CBS Miami–02/07/2014

January 23, 2014: Davie Police said a baby was abandoned at a fire station under a Safe Haven for Newborns sign.   (Source: Davie Police Department)

Parents Of Abandoned Davie Baby Identified

A court hearing is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday to determine the next steps for a baby boy left outside of a fire station in Davie.

CBS Miami–01/24/2014

A young man died after being shot outside a Hollywood apartment early Saturday morning. (Source: AP)

Children Coping With Recent Gun Violence

Shauntrell Darling is one of the many mothers in South Florida these days confronting bullets. “It’s a shame how little children can’t be little children.

CBS4–11/27/2013

Hai Vu (left) and Aaron Vu (right) were shot during a robbery of the family's nail salon. (Source: Miami-Dade Police)

Large Reward Offered For Info On 10-Year Old Shot & Killed In Nail Salon

The family of a ten-year old Miramar boy who was killed during a robbery at the family’s nail salon plan has asked for the public’s help in catching his killer. Crimestoppers is now offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Aaron Vu’s killers.

CBS4–11/25/2013

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New Law Letting Kids Stay In Foster Care Till 21 Gets Pushback

A new law giving young adults in foster care the option of staying until age 21 is slated to go into effect January 1, 2014.

11/21/2013

Dorita Boyd dies and leaves 7 kids with father
(Source: Kyra Armstrong/Sister-in-law)

Father Needs Help After His Seven Kids Are Left Motherless

If ‘seven’ is supposed to be heaven, then Tymon Drisdom will need divine intervention and the patience of a saint to deal with all that he’s been dealt.

CBS4–11/18/2013

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Florida Sheriffs Target Domestic Violence

Domestic violence was the target of a month long effort by the Florida Sheriffs Task Force (FSTF) called Operation Safe Families, aimed at protecting youth and families in Florida.

11/15/2013

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Search Continues For Missing Central Fla. Woman & Her Children

Central Florida authorities continue to look for a missing woman and her two young children, two days after her husband was charged with the woman’s death.

CBS Miami–10/31/2013

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Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s Tips For A Safe Halloween

Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.

10/30/2013

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