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.
Survey Results Prompt Public Advocate To Call For Reform Of NYC Foster Care SystemLetitia James conducted a survey by setting up a hotline for foster parents, birth parents and children. She called the findings "disturbing."
Missing Brooklyn Sisters Found With Their Parents In Upstate New YorkFour-year-old Rivka Kutsy and her 3-year-old sister, Chaya, were last seen at their home in Crown Heights on Jan. 31.
Ozone Park Couple Accused Of Beating, Starving 12-Year-Old GirlThe 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.
City Investigates Mother Of Bronx Boy Who May Have Died From Rat PoisonThe 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.
De Blasio Calls For Change In Procedures In Wake Of Myls Dobson DeathAfter the death of 4-year-old Myls Dobson – who had been under city supervision – Mayor Bill de Blasio has called for change.
Mayor De Blasio Wants Answers In Death Of 4-Year-Old BoyProsecutors said that Myls Dobson, 4, was starved and tortured to death while spending several weeks with his father's 27-year-old girlfriend.
Midtown Babysitter Arrested After Death Of 4-Year-Old Myls DobsonPolice have arrested a Manhattan woman after a 4-year-old boy died in her care Wednesday.
Mayor-Elect De Blasio Taps Gladys Carrion To Head Up Children's ServicesNew 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.