(Source: CBS4)

Miami DCF Administrator Named Interim Secretary Of The Agency

Just hours after being named the Interim Secretary for the Department of Children and Families, Esther Jacobo has explained her vision for the often-criticized agency moving forward.


Shani Smith, the DCF worker fired for allegedly falsifying documents when investigating a woman charged with killing her son, denies allegations. (Source: CBS4)

DCF Worker Resigns After Child Dies In Hot Car

A DCF worker accused of allegedly falsifying documents after investigating a woman who has been charged with the death of her son after leaving him in the car resigned her position Thursday.

CBS Miami–05/30/2013

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Pembroke Pines Hospital Deaths Trigger Investigation

South Florida State Hospital is under investigation by the Florida Department of Children and Families after three patients died last summer.

CBS Miami–07/26/2012

11-year-old Rachel Wheeler built an entire village in Haiti. (Source: CBS4)

Haitian Village Built By Local 11-Year-Old

An 11-year-old girl, who has become famous for her charitable giving, headed to Haiti this week to finally see the fruits of her labor.