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Ashlee And Myls Dobson (credit: Handout)

Mother Plans Funeral For Myls Dobson; Caretaker Indicted

One week after 4-year-old Myls Dobson was found dead and beaten while under the care of his jailed father’s girlfriend, the little boy’s body has been claimed from the morgue.

01/15/2014

Administration for Children's Services LGBTQ Ads (credit: Administration for Children's Services)

NYC Seeks More Gay And Lesbian Foster Parents

The executive director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center said many gay New Yorkers don’t realize that the city allows them to become foster parents.

06/03/2013

An 8-year-old foster child in Harlem opened up a donated gift on Christmas morning and found a teddy bear, armed with a pistol (lower right corner). (Photo: CBS 2)

8-Year-Old Foster Child Unwraps Donated Gift, Finds Teddy Bear Armed With Pistol

It was a Christmas morning in Harlem that turned frightening.

12/27/2012

Red-Light Cameras On Long Island (Credit: CBS 2)

Suspicions Abound As Number Of Red-Light Cameras On L.I. Is Set To Double

There is currently a warning out to drivers: the number of red-light cameras on Long Island is about to double. But some are wondering if the cameras are there to reduce accidents or to make money for the counties and companies that install them.

06/07/2012

Carlos Rios Jr.

Exclusive: Family Says Mother Gave 6-Year-Old Son Deadly Dose Of Methadone And Nyquil

In the Bronx, a mother is in police custody, accused of giving her son a deadly dose of drugs, including methadone. The family of Carlos Rios Jr. said his drug-addicted mother and ACS are at fault.

01/30/2012

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FBI Joins Search For Mom In Abduction Of 8 Kids From Queens Child Agency

Police and federal authorities continue to search for a mother who allegedly abducted her eight children from a Queens foster care facility during a supervised visit.

09/21/2011

Caseworkers Chereece Bell & Damon Adams were charged with criminally negligent homicide in death of Marchella Brett-Pierce. (Photo/CBS 2)

Toddler’s Death Prompts Changes At NYC’s Administration for Children’s Services

The changes include strengthening how the ACS monitors agencies contracted to help families deal with problems.

03/31/2011

Chereece Bell, Damon Adams (credit: CBS 2)

Ex-ACS Worker Charged In Brooklyn Girl’s Death Speaks Out

The supervisor at the Administration for Children’s Services who was charged in connection with the death of a starved and beaten 4-year-old girl is speaking out.

03/29/2011

Carlotta Brett-Pierce (Photo/MySpace)

City Spent $11 Million On Provider For Dead Girl

NEW YORK (AP) — The city paid almost $11 million to a care provider in charge of monitoring an emaciated 4-year-old girl found dead in her home. A grand jury has been convened to hear […]

10/17/2010