Motion Filed By DCF To Release Report On School Shooter From 2016Nikolas Cruz, charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder, will not be appearing in a South Florida courtroom on Monday.
Within 4 Years, Family Of 1-Year-Old Who Died Investigated 6 TimesA mother charged in the death of her baby who died after being burned was involved in several investigations with DCF.
Questions About Fraud Answered After $1.3 Billion Handed Out For Irma ReliefBig crowds once again lined up to get government assistance to offset expenses from Hurricane Irma.
Long Lines, High Demand For Food Benefits Following Hurricane IrmaThousands of people waited for hours in massive, long lines to sign up for disaster assistance in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
Thousands Line Up For Florida Disaster AssistanceHurricane Irma has come and gone. While most of us have cleaned up the damage left behind and went back to school or work, for some the hurt continues.
Child Who Drank Boiling Water From Straw Dies Months Later The death of an 8-year-old girl months after drinking boiling water from a straw is under investigation.
Florida Senate OKs $3.75M For Barahona Boy Found Doused In ChemicalsFlorida lawmakers have approved a plan to pay $3.75 million to a boy involved in a case that rocked the state's child-welfare system in 2011.
"Barahona" Bill Moves Toward ApprovalFlorida lawmakers could be on the verge of approving a plan to pay $3.75 million in a case that rocked the state's child-welfare system in 2011.
House Panel Supports Payment In Barahona CaseA House committee has approved paying $3.75 million as part of the settlement of a high-profile case in which a 10-year-old girl was found dead and her twin brother was found with severe injuries from abuse.
'She Was Outside & Saw A Kid Fall': Minor Calls 911 After 1-Year-Old's FallNeighbors called in a panic after a 1-year-old fell from the fourth-floor balcony of a Hialeah apartment complex.
DCF Under Fire Over LGBT Rule ChangeThe Florida Department of Children and Families is under fire for backing off of part a proposal that would protect LGBT kids who live in group homes from discrimination --- including so-called "conversion therapy" aimed at changing their sexual orientation.
Miami Foster Home Investigated After Kids' Fight Video SurfacesAfter video surfaced of two 11-year-old foster children engaged in a violent brawl, the Department of Children and Families is investigating the Miami foster home for possible charges of child abuse.