Department Of Children & Families

Authorities  said Lourdes Ruiz, 32, and Wanick Joseph Cadet, 35, willfully neglected their three children. (Source: Miami-Dade Department Of Corrections)

Parents Of Kids Allegedly Living In Filthy Home Released From Jail

A couple charged with child neglect after their kids were allegedly found living in filth is out of jail and back at their North Miami home.

04/18/2015

Authorities  said Lourdes Ruiz, 32, and Wanick Joseph Cadet, 35, willfully neglected their three children. (Source: Miami-Dade Department Of Corrections)

Police: Children Living Amid Piles Of Trash At North Miami Home

Authorities arrested a mother and father after their neighbor told police their three children were living in filth, among roaches and garbage.

04/17/2015

(Source: Grayson Country Sheriff's Office)

Wanted Teen Agrees To Return To Home State Of Kentucky

One of the two teenage sweethearts from Kentucky suspected in a crime spree of stolen vehicles and pilfered checks around the South appeared before a judge Monday.

CBS Miami–01/19/2015

Latwana Daniels (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Judge: Fmr. TSA Agent Accused Of Drug Trafficking Can Post Bond

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.

07/02/2014

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Fla. Senate Passes Sweeping Child Welfare Bill

The Florida Senate passed a bill Friday seeking to reform the child welfare system by adding more than $47 million for services including adding nearly 200 more investigators.

04/25/2014

Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Esther Jacobo

Jim sits down for an extensive one-one interview with the DCF Interim Secretary to cover a variety of topics, including the developments and fallout after the recent Miami Herald investigative series “Innocents Lost”.

CBS4–03/31/2014

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)

Mother Of Abandoned Davie Baby Appears In Court

The mother of a five-month old who was left in a stroller under a Safe Haven sign at a Davie firehouse last week, was in court Thursday.

01/30/2014

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)

Father Of Abandoned Davie Baby Wants Him Back

The father of a five-month old who was left in a stroller under a Safe Haven sign at a Davie firehouse last week, wants the child back.

01/29/2014

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

Nubia Barahona (Source: Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office)

CBS4 Investigates: Happy Family Or Facade?

When the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office released family photos from the Barahona evidence file this week, people wondered how a family that looks just like any other could hide what had been described as a house of horror.

CBS4–11/11/2011

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