Florida Senate OKs $3.75M For Barahona Boy Found Doused In ChemicalsFlorida lawmakers have approved a plan to pay $3.75 million to a boy involved in a case that rocked the state's child-welfare system in 2011.
Barahona Attempted Murder Case Moved To Miami-Dade CountyThe Miami man accused of trying to kill his adopted son in Palm Beach County will be able to fight the charges closer to home.
Couple Charged In Adoptive Daughter's Death Back In CourtJorge and Carmen Barahona, accused of brutally killing and beating their adopted daughter, are scheduled to appear in court Friday.
DCF Wants To Put Nubia Barahona Settlement On HoldThe Florida Department of Children and Families and attorneys for the state's legislature want to put a hold on a deal to pay nearly four million dollars to settle a lawsuit over the gruesome death of 10-year old Nubia Barahona and the torture of her twin brother Victor.
Sister Of Brutally Slain Nubia Barahona Sues DCFThe adoptive sister of Nubia Barahona, a young girl who died in the custody of her adoptive parents, has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Children and Families.
Barahona Seeks To Have Attempted Murder Trial Moved To MiamiThe Miami man accused of killing his 10-year-old adoptive daughter and nearly killing her twin brother wants his attempted murder trial moved out of Palm Beach County.
State Tries To Break Cycle Of Crisis-Driven Reform At DCFGov. Rick Scott has proposed nearly $40 million in additional funding for child protection in the next state budget. Most of the money would go to reduce caseloads for child protective investigators, as blue-ribbon panels and advocates have long advised.
DCF Launches New Safety Training The Department of Children and Families will train more than 5,000 employees to use a new and improved approach to investigations.
Barahonas Ordered To Start Attending HearingsCharged with beating their adoptive daughter to death, Jorge and Carmen Barahona have skipped most of their court hearings due to intense media coverage. But that’s about to change.
One Year Anniversary Of Nubia Barahona's Death On the one year anniversary of the death of 10-year old Nubia Barahona, the head of Department of Children and Families says they’ve made progress towards making sure this tragedy never happens again.
New Documents Paint Picture Of More Horror For Barahona TwinsYet another group of documents and recordings were released Monday by attorneys in the murder and child abuse case against Jorge and Carmen Barahona, and with each new documents the horrors done against their adopted twins seem to mount.
Flashback 2011: News Headliners In South FloridaA look back at the headline grabbing stories that filled 2011 in South Florida.