Department Of Children & Families
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A long running South Florida adoption agency is being accused of a pattern of abuses, and the state is trying to shut down Adoption by Shepherd Care. But the agency said the claims are false.
City of Miami Police are desperate to find a mother and her five children after she allegedly beat up a Department of Children & Families case worker coming to take away the kids.
A couple in Fort Pierce is charged with child abuse after deputies reported that one of three girls that lived in the home was kept outside and only allowed in at night to sleep on the floor.
While Miami-Dade Police await the cause of death of a four-month-old Homestead boy, a judge has ordered two home investigations of two relatives for the 3-year-old girl who was living in the same house.
A panel member investigating the failings in DCF’s handling of the Barahona case said Thursday that the delays in getting a psychological evaluation of Nubia Barahona “appears inexcusable.”