Children’s Services

Courtroom/File (Photo: CBS 2)

New York Foster Agencies Agree To Settlement In ‘House Of Horrors’ Suit

Three private New York foster care agencies will pay $17.5 million to settle a lawsuit by eight people who were fraudulently adopted by a woman and claimed they were abused, starved and imprisoned.


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.


M.E. Rules Brooklyn Girl’s Death A Homicide

NEW YORK (AP) — The death of an emaciated 4-year-old Brooklyn girl found dead in her home last month has been ruled a homicide. The city medical examiner’s office said Friday that Marchella Pierce died […]


Bus driver William Allan (Photo/CBS 2)

Tot Safe After Being Spotted By Alert Bus Driver

A quick thinking bus driver on duty in Ridgewood, Queens jumped into action after making an alarming discovery.


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 […]