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 [...]
Carl Hiaasen: By Carl Hiaasen chiaasen@MiamiHerald.com
With much chest-thumping, Gov. Rick Scott last week signed a law clipping auto-tag fees by about $25 per vehicle in Florida. He used the opportunity to blast former Gov. Charlie Crist for raising those fees five years ago.
What Scott cynically failed to mention during the bill-signing charade [...]
By AUDRA D.S. BURCH and CAROL MARBIN MILLER
Miami Herald March 16, 2014
Cindy Bizier in the house where her grandson Aidan died in a fire on March 13, 2009.
Cindy Bizier fretted incessantly about her grandson’s care, worried the boy would chase his yellow dump truck into the street or burn himself [...]
18-year-old activist fights to bring mother back to US CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Associated Press
MIAMI – He remembers the moment so clearly, the last time he saw his mother on American soil.
Associated Press- Melba Soza greets her son Jose as he arrives in Spain. “I was afraid you would have lost [...]
Gov. Scott to propose increased funds for child protection By Mary Ellen Klas Herald/Times Tallahassee Bureau
“Editor’s Note: We believe the constant flow of federal funding is the very reason that CPS is so corrupt. They are ALREADY taking/stealing children for baseless reasons and destroying families each and every day. A pay increase and [...]
TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — Did you know your hard-earned tax dollars are paying for upgrades at Gov. Rick Scott’s Tallahassee mansion? Gov. Scott has repeatedly pledged to slash government spending since his 2010 election yet more than $800,000 has been spent for substantial improvements to the Greek Revival mansion where he and his wife live.
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Attorneys representing a nine-year old boy have filed a lawsuit in Broward County against Florida’s Department of Children and Families, claiming negligence and culpable negligence. They said that DCF, “swept the family’s case under the rug,” which lead to a deadly rampage in February 2012.
As a victim the boy’s name is [...]