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Phoenix mom, boyfriend accused of child abuse

Phoenix mom, boyfriend accused of child abuse

Both are accused of three counts of child abuse.

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Evidence destruction could lead to new molestation trial

Evidence destruction could lead to new molestation trial

Audiotape might have helped Tucsonan's defense, state Supreme Court says.

July 18, 2014 12:05 pm
Aviva building center for family visits

Aviva building center for family visits

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

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Steller: New agency could save the next Roman Barreras

Steller: New agency could save the next Roman Barreras

For all the criticism that Child Protective Services workers get, they figured out the key problems in newborn Roman Barreras’ family right away.

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Brewer signs bill creating new child-welfare agency

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer signed groundbreaking legislation Thursday to create and fund a new Department of Child Safety, at least in part to solve problems that she may have helped create.

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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.

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Brewer: No more Band-Aids for child welfare agency

Brewer: No more Band-Aids for child welfare agency

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer said Monday that lawmakers should believe her plan to fix the state’s child welfare system is right “because I’m behind it.”

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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…

Lawmakers say child-welfare funding should come with conditions

PHOENIX — Top legislative leaders are telling Gov. Jan Brewer she can have the money she wants for child welfare — but not all at once.

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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.

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Brewer expected to call special legislative session on CPS today

PHOENIX — State lawmakers expect to be called back to the Capitol next week to fix the state’s embattled Child Protective Services.

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Fired CPS workers are 'scapegoats,' lawyer says

PHOENIX — The attorney for five workers fired from Child Protective Services said Wednesday the report that led to their termination was essentially a predetermined fix.

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Attorney: Fired Arizona CPS workers are 'scapegoats'

Attorney: Fired Arizona CPS workers are 'scapegoats'

PHOENIX — The attorney for five workers fired from Child Protective Services said today that the report that led to their termination was essentially a pre-determined fix.

May 07, 2014 1:26 pm Photos

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Brewer vetoes outside probe of child-welfare office, signs other bills

PHOENIX — Calling the spending unnecessary, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a measure Wednesday to hire an outside expert to study the state’s child-welfare agency.

April 30, 2014 5:34 pmLoading…
Brewer rejects outside review of Ariz. child welfare office

Brewer rejects outside review of Ariz. child welfare office

PHOENIX — Calling the spending unnecessary, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a measure Wednesday to hire an outside expert to study the state's child welfare agency.

April 30, 2014 5:17 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…

State House approves review of child protection efforts

PHOENIX — The House gave final approval Monday for an external review of how Arizona has handled Child Protective Services.

April 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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