Fmr. Foster Child Sues Agencies Over Alleged MolestationA former foster child in Broward county is suing the agencies charged with protecting him over allegations that a foster parent sexually abused him.
DCF Review Finds Fault In Handling Hollywood Boy Abuse ClaimsThe department of children and families calls the death of 3 year old Ahziya Osceola Heartbreaking and inexcusable
Grand Jury Report Sparks Debate On DCF Reforms After Barahona DeathA Miami-Dade grand jury on Tuesday released a report on reforms implemented by Florida's child welfare system after the gruesome death of Nubia Barahona, whose adoptive parents are awaiting trial for her 2011 death.
Senate Panel Approves Major Changes To Child-Welfare System A Senate panel on Tuesday unanimously approved three measures that would make wide-ranging changes to Florida's child-welfare system after a series of highly publicized deaths last year that involved child abuse and neglect.
Five Years After Boy's Suicide, Findings Could ResurfaceThe suicide of 7-year-old Gabriel Myers in foster care shocked the child-welfare system in 2009. It led to a series of recommendations about Florida’s use of psychotropic medications on foster kids and how to protect already-traumatized children from sexual abuse by other abused children.
Alleged Family-Killing Father Described By Son As "Monster"He’s a monster; that’s what one of William DeJesus sons called him. DeJesus is accused of stabbing his wife and his two young sons inside a Deerfield Beach RV, leaving his autistic 9 year old dead.