Marchella Brett-Pierce

Marchella Brett Pierce (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

2 Former ACS Workers Avoid Prison In Girl’s Death

Two former child services workers who were blamed for the death of a starved Brooklyn girl will avoid prison time.


Carlotta Brett-Pierce (Photo/MySpace)

Trial Begins For Brooklyn Mom Accused Of Starving, Beating 4-Year-Old Daughter

Marchella Brett-Pierce weighed just 18 pounds when she was found dead in the family’s Bedford-Stuyvesant apartment in September 2010.


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.


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.


Taylor (AP), New Jersey snow (CBS 2), Martinez (Handout)

The Week In Review: Taylor Sentenced, Bus Driver Speaks & Winter Flashback

This week in the Tri-State area, we saw the continuing fallout from the Bronx bus crash that left 15 people dead, witnessed an unprecedented prosecution of ACS workers and received another visit from an unwelcome guest — old man winter.