Summary The investigative series by The Miami Herald found more than 475 cases in a span of six years where a child died after Department of Children and Families had been in contact with the family. "In many of these cases, he or she fell short and felt that they had to compete for attention or affection of the child. The children are seen as being in the way," said Interim DCF Secretary Esther Jacobo.
veooz 360° of this story
Summary However, Esther Jacobo, interim secretary of the Department of Children & Families, maintained the agency does not need to change its policies related to removing high-risk children from unsafe homes in light of the Heralds Innocents Lost series.
Summary However, Esther Jacobo, interim secretary of the Department of Children & Families, maintained the agency does not need to change its policies related to removing high-risk children from unsafe homes in the wake of the Miami Heralds Innocents Lost series.
Summary TALLAHASSEE -- The head of the state's child welfare agency told a House committee Tuesday the child deaths documented by the Miami Herald exposed a gap in the state's safety net and, for the first time, she acknowledged it will take more services and money to fix it.
Summary After a bad year at the Florida Department of Children and Families -- in which the statewide agency saw a surge in child-abuse deaths and the resignation of DCF's leader -- the bureaucracy is getting needed attention from legislators.
Summary If the trainer fell, they were out of commission for the week, which would have a dramatic impact on the sports stars looking to recapture their Glory Days. The Blue Team wins this challenge and thus keeps Jessie with them the whole week, while the White and Red Teams are left to their own devices.
Summary Anger and outrage had been growing for months in Iran over a string of acid attacks targeting women. Rouhani chose particularly harsh words to condemn the passage of the law: "May such a day never come that some lead our society down the path to insecurity, sow discord and cause divisions, all under the flag of Islam," he said during a trip to the city of Zanjan, located about 370 miles away from Isfahan, where like-minded protesters took to the streets the same day.
Summary The new partnership will see AMC Networks acquire a 49.9% equity stake in BBC America, home to series including Doctor Who, Orphan Black, Luther and Broadchurch. Josh Sapan, AMC Networks president and CEO, added: "The BBC is one of the most recognised, trusted and respected brands in the world and we are proud to partner with it to create a content offering unmatched in the industry.
Summary Cameron made the announcement as Friday's self-imposed deadline was drawing close to drastically increase the anti-Ebola funds from Europe. Late Thursday, Cameron had shown the way when Britain pledged an additional 100 million euro ($126 million) to fight the disease, which has killed more than 4,800 people.