Foster parents are one of the keys to reforming Florida’s troubled child-welfare system, experts say.
The adoptive sister of Nubia Barahona, a young girl who died in the custody of her adoptive parents, has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Children and Families.
A report by a team of child-welfare professionals has identified major problems throughout a system of care that is struggling to protect children in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties.
A vigil is being held Saturday evening for a baby on life support who prosecutors say is “expected to pass.”
Prosecutors announced Friday a baby, on life support is “expected to pass.” Meantime, the mother’s boyfriend is being held on no bond, charged with child abuse.
The father of a 5-month-old boy who is on life support spoke out exclusively to CBS4 after the mother’s boyfriend was charged with child abuse.
New money, a new leader and a sweeping new law had Florida’s child-welfare professionals and foster parents feeling cautiously optimistic at their annual gathering this week.
South Florida parents arrested for reportedly leaving their two young boys in the car while they went gambling at a Hialeah Casino are expected to be released from jail.
Employees at Hialeah Park Casino say a veteran security guard on routine patrol may have saved the lives of young boys who were left alone in their parents car while their parents were gambling.
One of the dogs, a pit bull that lived in a home where a 4-year-old was mauled to death last week, has been euthanized.