Barahona Case: How Has Child Welfare System Changed In Three Years?

DCF and court-appointed advocate weigh in on case Dan Corcoran Feb 14, 2014 4 days ago

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – On the third anniversary of the death of then 10-year old Nubia Barahona and the near-death of her brother, Victor, many still criticize a system that could not protect the twin siblings from […]


Man Testifies DCF Failed To Warn Him About Abusive Past Of Child He Took Into Home

By Jane Musgrave

Palm Beach Post Staff Writer


In the weeks before 10-year-old Jerald came to live with a Wellington couple, he had been repeatedly raped by a 19-year-old in a house where state officials sent him after they rescued him from his neglectful mother.


Testifying for the […]


Florida Lawyer Clark Cone Stole $600,000 from Clients

The Palm Beach Post By Jane Musgrave, Staff Writer April 18, 2011

WEST PALM BEACH — Disbarred West Palm Beach attorney A. Clark Cone will plead guilty to charges stemming from allegations that he bilked clients out of more than $600,000, his court-appointed lawyer said Monday.

A jury trial, scheduled to begin Monday […]