DCF Releases Hundreds of Pages of Documents About Prior Investigations Into A Mom Accused of Killing Two Of Her ChildrenWe’re learning more about Little Haiti Mom Odette Joassaint. She’s accused of killing her 3-year-old son Jeffrey Belval along with his 5-year-old sister Laura.
First Lady Casey DeSantis Says ‘Hope Florida’ Program Has Hit Major MilestoneThe program, spearheaded by the first lady, is operated by the Florida Department of Children and Families.
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.
DCF Workers Test Positive For COVID-19, Others ExposedNine workers with the state Department of Children and Families have tested positive for COVID-19, and 16 others are self-isolating after being exposed to the novel coronavirus, officials confirmed.
Miami-Dade Police Lieutenant Arrested, Charged With Molesting A MinorA Miami-Dade police lieutenant has been arrested, and the charges are quite disturbing.
DCF, FHP Team Up For "Look Before You Lock" CampaignJune, July, and August really turn up the heat in South Florida.
Motion Filed By DCF To Release Report On School Shooter From 2016Nikolas Cruz, charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder, will not be appearing in a South Florida courtroom on Monday.
Within 4 Years, Family Of 1-Year-Old Who Died Investigated 6 TimesA mother charged in the death of her baby who died after being burned was involved in several investigations with DCF.
Questions About Fraud Answered After $1.3 Billion Handed Out For Irma ReliefBig crowds once again lined up to get government assistance to offset expenses from Hurricane Irma.
Long Lines, High Demand For Food Benefits Following Hurricane IrmaThousands of people waited for hours in massive, long lines to sign up for disaster assistance in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
Thousands Line Up For Florida Disaster AssistanceHurricane Irma has come and gone. While most of us have cleaned up the damage left behind and went back to school or work, for some the hurt continues.
Child Who Drank Boiling Water From Straw Dies Months Later The death of an 8-year-old girl months after drinking boiling water from a straw is under investigation.
Florida Senate OKs $3.75M For Barahona Boy Found Doused In ChemicalsFlorida lawmakers have approved a plan to pay $3.75 million to a boy involved in a case that rocked the state's child-welfare system in 2011.
"Barahona" Bill Moves Toward ApprovalFlorida lawmakers could be on the verge of approving a plan to pay $3.75 million in a case that rocked the state's child-welfare system in 2011.
House Panel Supports Payment In Barahona CaseA House committee has approved paying $3.75 million as part of the settlement of a high-profile case in which a 10-year-old girl was found dead and her twin brother was found with severe injuries from abuse.