Department of Children and Families
Social workers from the Department of Children and Families, according to reports, did not believe Catalina Bruno, the woman accused of killing her son after leaving him in the car last Thursday, endangered the life of her son, Bryan.
CBS4 has learned a “longtime” employee of a Homestead day care facility has resigned after two mothers have complained that their three-year-old daughters were spanked by that same employee.
When tragic events, like the Boston Marathon bombings, appear on the news, it can be hard on adults, but for kids it can be even more confusing. Many parents may want to shield their kids from news of a disastrous event but it’s difficult. Kids will often find out about it from TV, the Internet or friends at school.
The state’s Department of Environmental Protection is making it easier for Florida’s foster kids to enjoy the great outdoors.
The parents of Cid Torrez, who is accused of killing his wife after claiming for months that she was still alive, will be allowed to visit his children but there will be restrictions.
A Department of Children and Families investigator who went to a Hallandale Beach home in September to check on reports of abuse apparently didn’t notice that a 5-month-old baby was missing.
The digging at the Hallandale Beach home where tiny human remains were found Friday was completed Saturday afternoon. Meanwhile, a Broward County judge increased bond for the parents living at the home.
The case of Dontrell Melvin, the Hallandale Beach child who went missing 18 months ago, has brought new attention and criticism to the Department of Children and Families(DCF), Florida’s child welfare agency.
Friday, December 21st, 2012 rolled around on the round, ancient Mayan calendar and, despite dire predictions from some, the world did not come to an end. Whew.
Geralyn Graham, the caretaker of missing foster child Rilya Wilson, calmly took notes on a yellow legal pad Thursday as a former Miami-Dade detective took the stand at her murder trial.