Child Deaths Kept Off The Books At DCF

By CAROL MARBIN MILLER

cmarbin@MiamiHerald.comJune 1, 2014

 

At 2 a.m. on Dec. 13, 2013, a Riviera Beach mom woke up to find her newborn baby’s lips were purple. Blood and milk oozed from the girl’s nose. She had stopped breathing.

The baby, authorities say, likely was accidentally smothered to death by her […]

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Critics Put Florida’s Child Welfare System Under Microscope

 

Posted: 7:09 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013News Service of Florida

TALLAHASSEE —

After a wave of child deaths since the end of the spring legislative session, Florida lawmakers this week started looking for ways to improve the state’s child-welfare system — and got an earful from a dependency court judge.

“Something in […]

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