Administration for Children’s Services
The district attorney’s office said the 12-year-old girl, weighing only 58 pounds, was repeatedly beaten and starved between Dec. 1, 2012 and May 6, 2014.
The city has launched an investigation following the death of a 4-year-old Bronx boy who might have ingested rat poison, and new questions have arisen about his mother.
After the death of 4-year-old Myls Dobson – who had been under city supervision – Mayor Bill de Blasio has called for change.
Prosecutors said that Myls Dobson, 4, was starved and tortured to death while spending several weeks with his father’s 27-year-old girlfriend.
Police have arrested a Manhattan woman after a 4-year-old boy died in her care Wednesday.
New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has appointed a state official who has worked to overhaul the juvenile justice system as the commissioner of the Administration for Children’s Services.
Two former child services workers who were blamed for the death of a starved Brooklyn girl will avoid prison time.
Four children and more than a dozen pets were discovered living in squalor at a Queens apartment this past weekend, police said.
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.
The city of New York has launched a partnership with NYU Langone Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital to improve the outcomes for children in the care of city protective services.
Shanel Nadal and Nephra Payne spoke with CBS 2’s Christine Sloan to let the nation know why they kidnapped their eight biological children.
According their lawyer, the parents gave one of the kids a cell phone to keep with them while in foster care and were told to keep it their pockets. The couple accuses ACS of physically and sexually abusing their children.
The attorney for 28-year-old Shanel Nadal and 34-year-old Nephra Payne said they kidnapped their children out of desperation because no one was listening to them.
Jamar Johnson was playing with a Nintendo Wii when he broke the television. That’s when prosecutor’s say his mother hit him hard in the stomach and back.
Police charged 21-year-old Kim Crawford with murder and manslaughter. They said they found her son, Jamar Johnson, unconscious and not breathing at her Bronx home.