Inspired by the merciless killing of a 10-year-old girl by her adoptive parents in 2010, the state Department of Children and Families (DCF) debuted a revamped Florida Abuse Hotline.
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.
Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed off on a group of bills he said will expand protections for victims of sexual and domestic violence while bolstering penalties for educational institutions and law enforcement agencies that look the other way.
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.
A look back at the headline grabbing stories that filled 2011 in South Florida.
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.
After eleven years and series of delays, the murder trial of foster child Rilya Wilson will take place early next year.
New documents released by prosecutors in the murder case against Jorge and Carmen Barahona reveal shocking details into the last months their adopted daughter Nubia was alive.
When the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office released family photos from the Barahona evidence file this week, people wondered how a family that looks just like any other could hide what had been described as a house of horror.
The Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office has released new pictures of the Barahona family which present a stark contrast to photos released last week.