Jorge Barahona Stories
Some of the first police officers and investigators to respond to the February 14, 2011, discovery of 10-year-old twins Nubia and Victor Barahona in a truck along Interstate 95 in West Palm Beach were honored during a ceremony Thursday.
On Valentine's Day in 2011, Road Ranger Tom Butler was traveling Interstate 95 north of Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard in West Palm Beach when he spotted a vehicle he believed was abandoned.
Major revelations are revealed in newly-released documents in a child abuse case, widely considered among the worst in recent Florida history.
There is a new twist in the Barahona child abuse case. Their adult daughter is seeking a reunion with her own child, a request sparking its own debate.
A Miami mother accused in the beating death of her 10-year-old adoptive daughter is asking a judge not to release evidence in the case before trial because of intense media scrutiny.
Prosecutors announced Monday they will seek the death penalty for Jorge and Carmen Barahona. Jorge cried in court on Monday and wore a vest used for inmates on suicide watch.
DCF chief says the sweeping remedies are intended to help overburdened child protective investigators after the death of a 10-year-old girl whose body was found in her adoptive father's truck.
The review team tasked with finding out how the state failed the Barahona twins is recommending systemic changes to the state's primary child welfare agency.
Affidavit describes Nubia Barahona's death.
A home safety assessment report dated February 11 indicated "no safety factors were identified" and that "there are no children likely to be in immediate danger of serious harm."