A 26-year-old man is being charged with the murder of his girlfriend after police say he fatally shot her because he believed she was having an affair.
Latwana Daniels, a former TSA agent accused of armed cocaine trafficking, will be released on a $100,000 bond and will await her trial date while on house arrest, a judge ruled Wednesday.
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.
A Miami-Dade grand jury on Tuesday released a report on reforms implemented by Florida’s child welfare system after the gruesome death of Nubia Barahona, whose adoptive parents are awaiting trial for her 2011 death.
Florida Welfare officials launched a new site, mandated by the legislature, to improve transparency surrounding child abuse deaths.
As the Florida Department of Children and Families rolls out a new website to track child deaths and make them public, the sponsor of a new law aimed at reducing those deaths is calling for an independent investigation into whether the department has been open about some recent fatalities.
Gov. Rick Scott signed a pair of bills Tuesday as the state continues efforts to curb human trafficking.
One year ago, 4-year-old AJ Hope was found dead in a Coral Springs apartment. The boy had been reunited with his mother by child welfare workers despite his mother’s ongoing mental health problems.
Former foster children are eligible for health coverage under the federal Affordable Care Act until they turn 26 years old, but many in Florida don’t know it yet.
A plea agreement was reached in the case of a mother whose child died after he was left in a hot car in a driveway.