(Source: Boynton Beach Police Department)

Fourteen Pit Bulls Found Living In Deplorable Conditions

A Delray Beach man is facing charges of animal cruelty and unlawful confinement of animals.


Champagne Gillis (left) and Thomas Phillips (right) were arrested for felony child neglect in Boynton Beach. (Source: Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office)

Parents Charged After Child Found Severely Malnourished

A mother and father were arrested over the weekend on a charge of felony child neglect after the couple’s three-year-old child was found severely malnourished and had multiple sores in and on his mouth that made it difficult for him to swallow or eat.

CBS Miami–02/24/2014

Darin MacDannald (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Emaciated Teen Removed From Father’s Custody

A 14-year-old boy who was found emaciated and high on drugs has been put into the custody of the Department of Children and Family Services after a shelter hearing Friday.

CBS Miami–07/06/2012


Deerfield Beach Child Found Emaciated, High On Drugs

Darin MacDannald, 47, of Deerfield Beach, has been arrested and charged with child neglect after Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a structure fire and found a 14-year-old boy in the house weighing just 85 pounds and high on drugs.

CBS Miami–07/05/2012

Crime Scene

Malnourished Boy Found Locked In Titusville Closet

A Florida couple locked up an extremely malnourished boy inside a closet as punishment for stealing food they were keeping from him, according to a police report.


Marsee Strong, left, and Edward Bailey, right, were both arrested and face child neglect and abuse charges after a nine-year-old in their care was found severely malnourished and abused. (Source: Miami-Dade Police)

Severely Malnourished N. Miami Beach Boy To Remain In Foster Care

A 9-year-old boy who was found bruised, naked and severely malnourished while wandering in the street near his North Miami beach home will remain in foster care along with three of his siblings.