New ACS Commissioner Using Data, Added Resources To Reform AgencyThe city’s Administration for Children’s Services has been under heavy scrutiny lately after the deaths of several children.
Father Of Dead Staten Island Girl Allegedly Violated Protection OrderA Staten Island baby was found dead on Monday, and her father was placed under arrest.
New Head Of Administration For Children's Services Set To Be Named, Sources SayA new head of the much-maligned New York City Administration for Children’s Services is set to be named on Tuesday, sources said Monday.
Mother's Boyfriend Indicted On Murder Charges In Death Of Zymere Perkins, 6A man has been indicted by a grand jury on murder charges in the death his girlfriend’s son – 6-year-old Zymere Perkins – in Harlem last fall.
East Harlem Toddler’s Death Ruled Homicide, Cops Seek Mother And Boyfriend For QuestioningIn another disturbing case for the NYPD, the medical examiner ruled that the death of an East Harlem toddler was homicide.
Report: Investigators Find 'Significant' ACS Errors Prior To Death Of Jaden JordanJaden Jordan died after he was allegedly abused by his mother’s boyfriend in November.
Sources: 7-Month-Old Staten Island Boy Brought To Hospital With Bruises DiesThe NYPD is investigating the death of a 7-month-old Staten Island boy who was brought to Lutheran Hospital with bruising around his body.
De Blasio Laments Homelessness Crisis, Worries About Trump Policies For 2017Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday outlined some triumphs and disappointments in 2016, and some worries about what may happen in 2017.
Brooklyn Man Charged After 3-Year-Old Boy Found Brain DeadThe NYPD responded to a 911 call of a child in need of medical assistance at 2161 West 5th Street in Gravesend Monday afternoon at 4:20 p.m.
ACS Commissioner Breaks Down In Tears Before City Council Committee Probing Zymere Perkins DeathThe Administration for Children’s Services has come under severe scrutiny after it was revealed that the agency previously investigated five complaints of abuse and neglect involving Zymere before his death on Sept. 26.
Medical Examiner: 6-Year-Old Harlem Boy Died Of Fatal Child Abuse SyndromeHis mother, Geraldine Perkins, 26, and her boyfriend, Rysheim Smith, 42, were arrested and charged with child endangerment.
Investigation: Child Welfare Agency's Lax Supervision Led To 2 Child DeathsAn investigation into New York City's child welfare agency has found that it failed to protect two children who died and a third who nearly died in 2014.