Pompano Beach Woman Arrested For Allegedly Abusing Her Intellectually Disabled 13-Year-Old ChildA Pompano Beach woman is under arrest for allegedly abusing her 13-year-old child, who is intellectually disabled.
Support Families and Children During Child Abuse Prevention MonthApril is Child Abuse Prevention Month and we all play a role in promoting healthy child development, supporting families, and helping prevent child abuse and neglect.
Mom Faces Child Abuse Charge After Bringing Child To Hospital With Broken BonesA woman is facing a child abuse charge with great bodily harm after she brought in her 3-year-old child to Baptist Hospital with broken bones.
Florida Couple Arrested For Handcuffing Young Boy, Locking Him In Closet For 16 Hours A DayA Florida couple is accused of handcuffing a young boy and locking him in a closet for hours each day as a form of punishment, authorities said.
South Florida Mother Facing Several Charges After Her Severely Injured Baby Is Found Under Car TireSouth Florida mother is facing some extremely disturbing charges involving her baby.
Public Awareness Campaign Aims to Keep Children Safe, Nurtured and HealthyBroward AWARE! aims to raise awareness about resources that help keep children safe, healthy, happy and nurtured.
Orlando Waitress Flavaine Carvalho Hailed As Hero For Helping Abused BoyAn Orlando waitress is being hailed a hero after helping a boy escape from a possibly abusive home.
Miami PD Alarmed By Child Abuse Case Where 4-Year-Old Boy Needed Surgery After 3rd-Degree Burns To HandThe Miami Police Department is alarmed by a new case revealing a “long period” of abuse of a 4-year-old boy. The judge in the case also had some strong words in court.
Florida Couple Avoids Prison In Child Abuse Case Where Girl Was Found Hiding In WoodsA Florida couple will not serve any prison time in a child abuse case in which a malnourished, injured teenage girl was discovered hiding in the woods.
Florida's First Lady Casey DeSantis Warns Of COVID-19 Toll On FamiliesGov. Ron DeSantis, First Lady Casey DeSantis and child-welfare advocates warned Friday about the toll the COVID-19 pandemic is taking on some families.
Advocacy Groups Worried About Unreported Domestic Violence, Child Abuse During Stay-At-Home OrdersAs people venture out only for necessities and adhere to stay-at-home orders, there’s concern by advocacy groups about unreported cases of child abuse and domestic violence.