U.S. Sues Florida Over Disabled Children In Nursing Homes

MIAMI – The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit against Florida on Monday, accusing the state of unnecessarily keeping about 200 disabled children in nursing homes and cutting services that would allow them to receive care at home. Once they do get to the facility, federal officials said many stay for years, some […]

Share

DCF Worker Fired As Investigation Into Infant’s Death Continues

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The social worker assigned to investigate Catalina Bruno, the woman accused of killing her son after leaving him in the car, has been fired.

Catalina-Bruno

Catalina Bruno was being investigated by the Department of Children and Families after a crash last November which left her, with her infant son Bryan […]

Share

Two of the five worst-run cities in America are in South Florida.



Miami and Hialeah ranked in the top five in the list, compiled by 24/7 Wall St. and reported in the South Florida Business Journal. The list looks at the local economies, fiscal management and quality of life measures for the 100 largest cities in the U.S.

Miami ranked the second-worst-run city in America. The […]

Share

DCF Worker Accused In Prostitution Ring Returns To MIA To Face Charges

MIAMI (CBS4) – An investigator with the Department of Child and Families accused of sexual misconduct with a foster child returned to Miami after being arrested in New York.

Jean LaCroix, 46, landed at Miami International Airport just after 5 p.m. Thursday.

LaCroix 46, was reportedly in New York trying to flee to […]

Share

Florida DCF Caseworker Susan Cunningham Another Sucess Story

Central Florida DCF worker arrested on cocaine charges February 28, 2011

This story broke on the news last night and I had to write the name down and double check this morning to make sure it was really true. It was. This woman was responsible for making sure children were not abused in Foster Care. […]

Share