The Department of Children and Families will train more than 5,000 employees to use a new and improved approach to investigations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Miami-Dade circuit judge Sarah Zabel was expected to announce Wednesday if the adoptive parents of murdered 10-year old Nubia Barahona would be be tried separately. Instead, she issued a notice that her ruling will be delayed until the state’s case is ready to go to trial.
The attorney for the adoptive father of murdered 10-year Nubia Barahona filed a motion in court Tuesday asking the judge to have separate trials for Jorge and Carmen Barahona.