'We Failed This Child:' City Council Demands Answers On Death Of Zymere PerkinsThree New York City Administration of Children and Family Services are out of a job as City Council grilled agency leadership and members of the Mayor Bill de Blasio administration about the death of 6-year-old Harlem boy Zymere Perkins.
3 ACS Employees Fired, Independent Monitor Ordered After Probe Of Zymere Perkins CaseThree New York City Administration of Children and Family Services workers were fired Tuesday after a scathing report on the agency’s handling of the death of a 6-year-old Harlem boy.
With Brooklyn Boy On Life Support, 'Operation Care' Aims To Increase Awareness About Child AbuseBrooklyn's borough president says the educational campaign will explain how to spot signs of abuse or neglect and how to safely report them.
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.
ACS Suspends 4 More Managers Over Death Of Zymere Perkins, 6Four more managers from the Administration of Children’s Services have been suspended in connection with the case of 6-year-old Zymere Perkins.
Services Held For 6-Year-Old Zymere Perkins, Allegedly Killed By Mother's BoyfriendZymere Perkins was found dead in his family's apartment late last month. Prosecutors said a preliminary autopsy showed the boy had several broken ribs, old injuries and was severely malnourished.
'We Know The System Failed,' De Blasio Says In Wake Of Harlem Boy's DeathSources say Mayor Bill de Blasio will announce reforms at the Administration for Children's Services, the agency responsible for investigating cases of child abuse..
Family Defends Man Charged In Death Of 6-Year-Old Boy In HarlemA couple appeared in court Monday on charges connected to the death of 6-year-old boy in Harlem.
Comptroller Stringer Launches New Investigation After Harlem Boy's DeathLittle Zymere Perkins died Monday. Prosecutors said this week that a preliminary autopsy showed the boy had several broken ribs, old injuries and was severely malnourished.
Questions Raised As Investigation Continues Into Death Of 6-Year-Old Harlem BoyZymere Perkins died Monday. Prosecutors said that a preliminary autopsy showed Zymere had several broken ribs, old injuries and was severely malnourished.