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Man flees traffic stop, barricades himself in nearby home. (Source: CBS4)

Man Flees Traffic Stop Leaving Infants In Car

During a traffic stop Monday a man, according to police, bailed from his car—leaving two infants inside.

05/11/2015

IKEA Mattress Recall (Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission)

IKEA Recalls Crib Mattress Due To Risk Of Entrapment

Furniture retailer IKEA has issued a recall which may interest parents of babies.

01/15/2015

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Mother Charged After Leaving Infant In Car

A Tampa Bay area mother has been arrested after allegedly leaving her infant daughter in a van for several hours.

07/06/2014

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CBS4 Investigates: Shortcut To Citizenship

We all know that tourism is the lifeblood of South Florida. But tonight, CBS4 Investigates… and we’ve uncovered a new kind of tourism that is promoting a shortcut to getting American Citizenship. It’s called Birth Tourism: women coming to the U.S. specifically to give birth. It’s all perfectly legal. And as we discovered… the Russians have turned it into a booming business right in our backyard.

CBS4–04/30/2014

A coast guard helicopter. (Source: CBS4)

Coast Guard Picks Up Sick Infant From Cruise Ship

An infant with breathing problems had to be airlifted over the weekend from a cruise ship in the Bahamas.

04/07/2014

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MS Baby “Cured” Of HIV, Could Have Positive Impact In S. Fla.

A baby born with the AIDS virus has been cured with aggressive treatment in Mississippi, and that’s generating a huge reaction in South Florida.

CBS4–03/04/2013

Alexandria Sladon-Marler is accused of leaving her baby in a dumpster behind a Fort Lauderdale hotel. (CBS4)

Woman Questioned After Newborn Found Dead In Motel Trash Bin

In a beachside motel’s trash bin, wrapped in towels and a pillowcase, a male newborn was found dead on Aug. 10.

CBS Miami–08/27/2012

An 11 month old baby was found alone in a Hollywood home Friday. Her mother is in jail on prostitution charges. (CBS4)

Police: Jailed Mother Left 11 Month Old Home Alone In Hollywood Apartment

A Broward County woman is in big trouble tonight and could wind up losing custody of her daughter.

CBS4–04/27/2012

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Monroe Mother Charged With Att. Murder Of Child

A Florida Keys mother faces attempted murder charges after a video allegedly showed her trying to hit her two-month old daughter with a piece of concrete.

CBS4–08/27/2011

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Gov’t. Hopes To Empower Women To Breastfeed

Bringing home a newborn is a joyous, but challenging time in a parent’s life. Everything is new and could be a bit overwhelming, but when it comes to providing them with the very best, that should be easy. The very best could come from mom herself.

CBS4–08/22/2011

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