Head Of LA County's Child Protective Services Agency To Step DownThe head of LA County's child protective services agency announced his retirement this week.
Arraignment Postponed For 2 Former Social Workers, Supervisors In Death Of Palmdale BoyIf convicted as charged, the four defendants each face up to 10 years in prison.
4 L.A. County Social Workers Charged With Child Abuse In Death Of 8-Year-Old BoyThey are accused of child abuse and falsifying public records in the case of Gabriel Fernandez three years ago.
DCFS Worker Being Treated For Moderate Burns; Two Suspects SoughtPolice on Thursday searched for a man and woman who attacked an employee of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services with an unknown chemical.
Newborn Girl Surrendered At LA HospitalAuthorities say a baby boy has been left at a hospital in Los Angeles under the county's Safe Surrender program.
Social Worker Fired Over Death Of Gabriel Fernandez May Get His Job BackA Los Angeles County social worker who was fired in the wake of the 2013 beating death of 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez could be back on the job within a month, according to a report.
Social Workers Get Upgraded Training With Simulations In Cal State PartnershipKCAL9's Cristy Fajardo reports new social workers in Los Angeles County are now undergoing a differnt type of training - one that simulates real world conditions.
Mom, Boyfriend Plead Not Guilty In Palmdale Boy's Death Los Angeles County prosecutors say Pearl Fernandez and Isauro Aguirre entered pleas Wednesday to murder charges with special allegations of torture. Prosecutors haven't decided whether to seek the death penalty.
Police Identify Missing Parent Of 2 Young Boys Found Wandering South LA StreetPolice Tuesday continued to search for the parents of two young boys who were found wondering a busy street in South Los Angeles.
LA County Social Workers Reach Tentative DealLos Angeles County social workers who staged a six-day strike say they've reached tentative agreement on a new contract that will lower their caseloads.
LA County Social Worker Strike EndsA four-day strike by county social workers ended Tuesday afternoon, with the county asking union leaders to return to the bargaining table.
Social Workers Go On Strike In Bid For More Hiring, Reduced CaseloadsThousands of children's social workers went on strike Thursday after contract talks with Los Angeles County officials broke down.