Authorities say, the parents hit Victor and Nubia with a shoe, whip or broom, bound their hands and feet, and locked them in a bathroom, sometimes for days. Nubia's body was found in the back of Jorge Barahona's truck. Victor, who survived, was doused in a toxic chemical.More >>
A judge granted a request to transfer Jorge Barahona to jail in Miami-Dade County Monday morning where he and his wife, Carmen, are facing murder charges in the brutal beating death of their adoptive daughter, Nubia.More >>
The investigative panel investigating the handling of Nubia Barahona has issued its report. Among the findings: "The red flag of caution and warning was raised many times: By teachers and principals, by a Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) and her attorney, by a nurse, by a psychologist, by Nubia's "family" stonewalling the search for fundamental information. But nobody seemingly put it all together."More >>
Two high level executives are among a handful who resigned from the Department of Children and Families after the agency has come under scrutiny in recent weeks over the death of a 10-year-old foster girl at the hands of her adoptive parents.More >>
Did you know the average worker takes 4.6 sick days a year. As we head into the flu season, and with all the talk of swine flu, we have a product being sold, that is nothing to sneeze at. The American Red Cross in West Palm Beach sells a germ guard personal protection pack. The packs are being sold at the Red Cross for 9 dollars and 95 cents. They come with a mask, kleenex, rubber gloves, hand sanitizers and wipes. The kits could be a big help, for people trying to stay healthy and avoid the h1n1 virus.