Oro Valley woman blames husband for dragging her into abusive lifestyle
Arizona Supreme Court says DES can't unilaterally return kids to abusive parents.
Center officials said new area will help families work toward reunification.
PHOENIX — State lawmakers voted today to scrap what has been Child Protective Services and replace it with an entirely new state agency.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PHOENIX — Six state workers associated with having nearly 6,600 reports of child abuse ignored were fired Wednesday.
PHOENIX — Six state workers associated with having nearly 6,600 reports of child abuse ignored were fired today.
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.
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.
PHOENIX — Like many busy mothers, Shanesha Taylor was trying to do it all.
PHOENIX — A Phoenix couple is accused of abuse for allegedly refusing to feed a baby for three weeks.
The mother of a Tucson toddler whose skeletal remains were discovered Tuesday was not supposed to have contact with the child, state child-welfare records released Friday show.
Siblings of the 3-year-old boy whose skeletal remains were found Tuesday told investigators their mother starved their brother to death, court records reveal.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer inked her approval Thursday to immediately give nearly $6.9 million more to the state’s child-welfare agency.
PHOENIX — A special team named to find out why 6,554 child-abuse cases went uninvestigated concluded Friday there was a “systemic failure, a lack of accountability and transparency and bad decision-making,’’ requiring a total revamp of how Arizona handles child welfare.
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.