Vulnerable adults are at risk everywhere, Arizona Supreme Court rules.
The justices rejected arguments that the law was always intended to cover things like nursing homes.
A complaint filed against the Department of Homeland Security by several civil and human rights groups alleges abuse of immigrant children.
Five organizations today filed a complaint to the Department of Homeland Security on behalf of 116 unaccompanied immigrant children.
A Tucson man was sentenced to nearly 25 years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to two counts of producing child pornography, officials said.
PHOENIX — Six state workers associated with having nearly 6,600 reports of child abuse ignored were fired today.
An injured puppy abandoned in a Dumpster at a Sierra Vista apartment complex has prompted an investigation.
A former Tucson police officer has filed a $2 million claim against the city saying she was a victim of sexual harassment while on the force.
PHOENIX — State lawmakers agreed to create special exemptions from animal cruelty laws for farmers and ranchers despite complaints that it would ease penalties on those who abuse and beat farm animals to death.
Saturday is International Women’s Day, a 105-year-old annual call to action for women’s equality. But for many women and girls around the world, its most basic promise of freedom remains unfulfilled.
PHOENIX — A "systemic failure, a lack of accountability and transparency and bad decision making," are to blame for 6,500 cases of child abuse going uninvestigated, a special team reviewing the state CPS said in a report released today.
Gov. Jan Brewer has dissolved Arizona’s long-troubled Child Protective Services agency and replaced it with the Cabinet-level Division of Child Safety and Family Services, which will report directly to her.
PHOENIX — Saying Child Protective Services has been "hiding or not disclosing'' information, Gov. Jan Brewer named a special panel of current and former legislators and outsiders today to take a closer look at the agency.
Tucson police are investigating a case where three girls said they were held in captivity for several years by their parents, officials said.
Happy Thanksgiving! It is a common greeting this time of year, but it will be hard to enjoy the holiday knowing that it won’t be happy — not for the thousands of Arizona children living in fear of abuse or neglect.
PHOENIX — Close to one out of every 12 complaints of child abuse since January were not investigated because Child Protective Services workers deemed them not important enough to follow through, agency officials said Thursday.
MESA — An employee at a Mesa preschool has been accused of child abuse after police found a 2-year-old girl restrained in a sleeping area.
MESA — The parents of a 4-year-old boy are facing child abuse charges after they failed to seek medical attention for their son after he was burned by boiling water.
Children learn quickly that it isn't a valid excuse for misbehavior to say "Everybody was doing it."
Two Tucson men were arrested today for their suspected involvement in separate incidents of sexual exploitation of minors.