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Nubia Barahona (Photo provided by CBS4 Viewer)

DCF Wants To Put Nubia Barahona Settlement On Hold

The 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.

12/15/2014

Nubia Barahona (Photo provided by CBS4 Viewer)

Sister Of Brutally Slain Nubia Barahona Sues DCF

The 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.

09/16/2014

Carmen and Jorge Barahona (Source: CBS4)

Barahona Seeks To Have Attempted Murder Trial Moved To Miami

The 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.

CBS Miami–04/11/2014

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State Tries To Break Cycle Of Crisis-Driven Reform At DCF

Gov. 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.

01/15/2014

Nubia Barahona (Photo provided by CBS4 Viewer)

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.

CBS Miami–07/01/2013

Carmen and Jorge Barahona

Barahonas Ordered To Start Attending Hearings

Charged 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.

CBS4–05/10/2012

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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.

02/14/2012

(Source: Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office) Victor and Jorge Barahona

New Documents Paint Picture Of More Horror For Barahona Twins

Yet 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.

CBS4–02/06/2012

(Source: CBS4) Miami-Dade officers Hawood and Castillo, killed in the line of duty

Flashback 2011: News Headliners In South Florida

A look back at the headline grabbing stories that filled 2011 in South Florida.

CBS4–12/30/2011

Workers in Haz-mat suits carefully examing the contents of Jorge Barahona's truck.  (Source: CBS4)

New Tapes Document Confusion On Day Toxic Truck Was Found

Newly released video in the Barahona murder investigation shows Jorge Barahona walking into a Publix on the day police believe he killed his 10-year-old step daughter, Nubia.

CBS4–12/08/2011

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