By Health News Florida Staff
The state departments that are supposed to protect children and mentally-retarded inmates are being challenged in the wake of incidents that led to preventable deaths.
State Sen. Eleanor Sobel
First, State Sen. Eleanor Sobel accused the Department of Children and Families (DCF) of a “cover-up and a whitewash” […]
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 […]
April 11, 2014
Welcome to the Archangels of Justice: Exposing Public Corruption blog. We are two veteran investigators who currently are putting together a reality TV show that will be shocking to many of you who have put your trust in the system, law enforcement officers, courts, judges, prosecutors and public institutions. We […]
Private foster care adds profit to mix of helping children
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By KATHLEEN CHAPMAN Palm Beach Post Staff Writer
Compassion is meeting capitalism as big companies move into the business of caring for children and the poor in Florida.
Since the state privatized its foster-care system, it has […]