Month: January 2015

Couple Charged In Adoptive Daughter’s Death Back In Court

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http://miami.cbslocal.com/2015/01/30/couple-charged-in-adopt... Couple Charged In Adoptive Daughter’s Death Back In Court Jorge and Carmen Barahona, accused of brutally killing and beating their adopted daughter, are scheduled to appear in court Friday. The Barahonas pleaded not guilty to murder charges after their daughter, Nubia, was found partially decomposed in the back of her father’s truck along I-95 in 2011. Her brother,... [...]

$900,000 settlement reached in death of man in Key West police custody | News – Home

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http://www.local10.com/news/900000-settlement-reached-in-dea... $900,000 settlement reached in death of man in Key West police custody The city of Key West has reached a $900,000 settlement with the family of a Michigan man who died at a hospital while in police custody in 2013. The family of Charles Eimers, 61, of Birch Run, Michigan, sued the city in April in federal court, claiming excessive force killed the unarmed man and that... [...]

Judge Slams DCF Over Children Not Getting Care

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http://miami.cbslocal.com/2015/01/28/judge-slams-dcf-over-ch... Judge Slams DCF Over Children Not Getting Care Florida’s Department of Children and Families has been notorious for its failures to protect children on its watch. Just this month, in yet the latest tragedy, five year-old Phoebe Jonchuck was thrown to her death from a bridge by her father, despite earlier calls to DCF’s hotline that the man was a danger to his... [...]

Illegal License Tag Leads to Marijuana Grow House

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http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Illegal-Tag-Leads-to-Mari... Illegal License Tag Leads to Marijuana Grow House Miami-Dade Police arrested five people after a traffic stop led them to a marijuana grow house in the northwest part of the county Wednesday. Police were conducting a narcotics investigation when they stopped a gold Toyota Camry with a false license tag on it. The car belonged to 45-year-old Orin Tong. Police said they... [...]

Dad Charged After Baby Dies in Fall in Orlando

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http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Dad-Charged-After-Baby-Di... Dad Charged After Baby Dies in Fall in Orlando A young father is charged with child neglect after his 4-month-old daughter died from injuries sustained when her bouncy chair fell from a table. The Orlando Sentinel reports the Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of Mia Valentina Montes Balleste who died Tuesday, two days after falling from a table at... [...]