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Mom, boyfriend sentenced in Tucson child abuse case

Mom, boyfriend sentenced in Tucson child abuse case

The child cannot see, hear or eat on his own as result of the incident.

October 06, 2014 4:30 pm
600 kids removed from homes in abuse complaint follow-up

600 kids removed from homes in abuse complaint follow-up

It took months to look at cases. CPS backlog isn't gone yet.

September 25, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Mom accused in daughter's death deemed fit for trial

Mom accused in daughter's death deemed fit for trial

Kiyana Higgins is accused of child abuse and first-degree murder.

September 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Mother sentenced to 10.5 years in toddler's death

Mother sentenced to 10.5 years in toddler's death

Child died after taking accidental dose of methadone. 

August 18, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Phoenix mom, boyfriend accused of child abuse

Phoenix mom, boyfriend accused of child abuse

Both are accused of three counts of child abuse.

August 12, 2014 3:53 pm Related Loading…
Woman gets 40 years for sexual exploitation of a minor

Woman gets 40 years for sexual exploitation of a minor

Oro Valley woman blames husband for dragging her into abusive lifestyle

July 29, 2014 4:30 pm Related
Court limits DES powers in family reunifications

Court limits DES powers in family reunifications

Arizona Supreme Court says DES can't unilaterally return kids to abusive parents.

July 14, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Aviva building center for family visits

Aviva building center for family visits

Center officials said new area will help families work toward reunification.

July 04, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona governor signs legislation creating new child welfare agency

PHOENIX — State lawmakers voted today to scrap what has been Child Protective Services and replace it with an entirely new state agency.

May 29, 2014 10:09 amLoading…

Arizona senators tentatively OK $63 million to get Department of Child Safety started

PHOENIX — State senators gave preliminary approval Wednesday to creating a new Department of Child Safety and providing $63 million in new funding to get it started.

May 28, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…
Special session on child welfare likely to result in plan by Thursday

Special session on child welfare likely to result in plan by Thursday

PHOENIX — Supporters of doing more to prevent child abuse and neglect said Tuesday they are having to accept on faith that there will be more money for that — later.

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Good childcare is part of child safety

Arizona lawmakers will convene Tuesday afternoon for a special legislative session with the task of doing what the body has effectively failed to do: Protect and care for neglected and abused children.

May 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Clean slate on child welfare: Let's get it right

Arizona lawmakers will convene Tuesday afternoon for a special legislative session with the task of doing what the body has effectively failed to do: protect and care for neglected and abused children.

May 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Brewer asks legislators for $60M in funds for child welfare agency

Brewer asks legislators for $60M in funds for child welfare agency

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer asked lawmakers today to approve nearly $60 million in immediate new funds to create a new child welfare agency and revamp how Arizona handles abuse and neglect complaints.

May 22, 2014 12:48 pmLoading…
State fires six responsible for 6,600 ignored CPS cases

State fires six responsible for 6,600 ignored CPS cases

PHOENIX — Six state workers associated with having nearly 6,600 reports of child abuse ignored were fired Wednesday.

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6 workers fired in Arizona CPS dropped-cases probe

6 workers fired in Arizona CPS dropped-cases probe

PHOENIX — Six state workers associated with having nearly 6,600 reports of child abuse ignored were fired today.

April 23, 2014 12:39 pmLoading…
Child abuse prevention focus of Tucson event

Child abuse prevention focus of Tucson event

The 10th annual March for Children, which helps bring awareness to the issue of child abuse and highlights the local agencies and individuals that work to keep children safe, and the Casa de los Niños family fiesta drew about 2,000 people to Reid Park Sunday morning. 

April 13, 2014 5:26 pm Photos

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Tucson police: 2 women left child in car to shoplift at mall

Tucson police: 2 women left child in car to shoplift at mall

Two women were arrested Wednesday after police said they left a 3-month-old boy in a hot car at El Con Mall and went to shoplift items.

April 10, 2014 6:45 pm Photos

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Arizona mom facing abuse charges gaining support

Arizona mom facing abuse charges gaining support

PHOENIX — Like many busy mothers, Shanesha Taylor was trying to do it all.

April 07, 2014 9:11 am Related Loading…

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