Home Alone

Lauderhill firefighters battled a smoky apartment building fire early Monday morning.  (Source: CBS4)

Investigators Release 9-1-1 Call From Fire That Killed 8-Year-Old

A memorial of flowers, stuffed animals, a Bible and a football emerged on the grass outside the home where 8-year-old Jayden Isme died in a fire on Monday.


A quick-thinking teen home alone during an armed robbery called 911 to report the incident and helped police catch the culprit.(Source: CBS4)

14-Year-Old Keeps Calm, Calls 9-1-1 During Armed Burglary

The actions of a quick-thinking 14-year-old boy, home alone during an armed burglary, helped police catch the culprit.


Suspects Kevin Skolnick and Jennifer Senatore. (Source: BSO)

Arrests Made In Home Invasion Where Two Kids Home Alone

A man and woman are in jail in connection with a home invasion in Tamarac where two children were home alone.

CBS Miami–08/22/2013

Analise Bianchi in a DCF custody hearing. (Source: CBS4)

Judge Delays Custody Decision For Wandering Girl

A largely absentee mother and an allegedly negligent father will have to wait at least another week to learn who will get custody of a little girl left home alone in Miami with access to an arsenal of assault weapons.


The Lauderhill apartment complex with a 7-year-old boy suffered burns while being left home alone. (Source: CBS4)

Babysitter Charged After 6-Year-Old Boy Burned While Home Alone

A Lauderhill woman who babysits her 6-year-old brother after school has been charged with child neglect after the boy was hospitalized for second-degree burns Thursday night.

CBS Miami–04/26/2013


Mom Of Boy Found Wandering Miami: “I Made A Mistake”

The mother of a six-year-old boy who was found wandering in the streets of Little Havana “scared and crying” says she realizes she made a mistake leaving him home alone.


Dexter Powell (upper left), Jerry Powell (upper right) and Kadeem Johnson are accused of breaking into a home in Hollywood.  (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Trio Charged In Hollywood Break in

Three men accused of breaking into a home in Hollywood were caught after a teen inside the residence kept his cool and called the cops.



Fla. Mom Arrested For Leaving Kids Alone While Job Hunting

A 31-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly leaving her two young children home alone while she went to look for a job, according to Winter Haven Police.



Woman Charged After Young Son Spotted Hanging Out Of 2nd Story Window

An Orlando area woman was charged with child neglect after her young son was spotted hanging out the window of their second-story apartment while home alone.


(Source: CBS4)

All Parents Have Options For Child Care

One day after being arrested for leaving her 5-year-old daughter at home alone, Jennifer Peterson got an earful from Broward Judge John “Jay” Hurley.