A security camera showing Morris Celnikier.
(Source: Pembroke Pines Police)

Exclusive: Video Shows Mentally Ill Man Closed In Room; Nurse Charged

CBS4 News has obtained surveillance video from inside the South Florida State Hospital in Pembroke Pines that police say shows a mentally ill patient being left in a closed room for more than 40-minutes while a nurse, who was supposed to be providing him one-on-one care, sat outside the door and listened to him bang on the door to be let out.


Andrew Sosa (Courtesy: Lee County Sheriff's Office)

Police: Man Spends Hours In Strip Club, Leaves Baby Inside Car

The bond is set at $100,000 for a man who police say left his infant child locked inside the car while he spent more than three hours inside a Fort Myers strip club.


Robyn Zeff (Source: Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office)

Child Found In Boca Raton Home Living In Deplorable Conditions

A South Florida mother has lost temporary custody of her 10-year-old son, after deputies say they found mounds of animal waste inside their home.


Janisleidy Herbello (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Mother Of Boy Found Wandering Not Allowed Contact With Son

The three-year-old boy found wandering alone along West Flagler Street early Wednesday was in juvenile court Thursday with his father and grandparents but his mother, charged with neglect for leaving him alone, did not appear before the judge.


Paul Day (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Man Charged With Murder In Shaken Baby Death

New charges have been filed against an Oakland Park man previously charged with abuse for violently shaking his infant son to get him to stop crying.


Jennalin Garcia-Calle (Source: BSO)

Teacher Arrested For Having Sex With Student

A New Jersey teacher has been arrested in South Florida accused of having sex with a student.



Urban League Of Miami Works To Break The Cycle Of Child Abuse

A new program designed to prevent child abuse and neglect in Miami’s African-American communities will be launched Thursday.


(Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Woman Accused Of Leaving Kids Alone In Miami Beach Alley

A West Palm Beach woman accused of leaving her two young children in an alley in Miami Beach made her first appearance before a judge on Wednesday.



Police: Tots Bathed Alone As Dad Smoked Pot

A 23-year-old father faces child neglect charges for allegedly leaving his two young children unsupervised as they took a bath Sunday morning.



Father Of Teen Forced To Live Outside Takes Plea

One of the two parents accused of making their daughter eat, sleep and use the bathroom outside their home for the past eight years accepted a guilty plea Monday.