Department of Children and Family Services

(credit: CBS)

Social Workers Get Upgraded Training With Simulations In Cal State Partnership

KCAL9’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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/02/2014

(credit: CBS)

LA Airport Police Sergeant Arrested On Suspicion Of Child Abuse

A 42-year-old Los Angeles Airport Police sergeant was arrested on suspicion of child abuse after allegedly using a belt on his 11-year-old son, Hawthorne police announced Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2014

(Photo credit: Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images)

Sheen Supports Sons’ Removal From Ex-Wife’s Care

Charlie Sheen supports a decision by child protective services to remove his twin sons from the custody of his ex-wife and have them live temporarily with another of his exes, actress Denise Richards, his spokesman said Friday.

05/03/2013

generic_graphic_crime_sex_trade_prostitute

L.A. County Officials Move Towards Creating Task Force To Halt Child Prostitution

Some children in L.A. County’s foster care system are reportedly being recruited as child prostitutes and officials want a new task force to address the problem.

11/27/2012

(credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Judge: ‘Modern Family’ Star’s Mom Should Not Regain Custody For Now

A judge determined Tuesday that teen actress Ariel Winter’s mother should not regain custody of the “Modern Family” star and that the 14-year-old should remain in her sister’s care for the next several weeks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/20/2012

(credit: CBS)

County Officials: Probation Officer Stole Over $14,000

County officials say a deputy probation officer spent over $14,000 belonging to 18 young people who trusted him with their savings for a fresh start.

06/07/2011

dog_pit_bulls_generic_graphic

Did A Los Angeles Couple Train Pit Bulls To Fight?

A Lake Los Angeles couple was arrested today for possession of cocaine and for allegedly training pit bulls to fight.

03/02/2011

(credit: CBS)

SoCal Man Pleads Not Guilty To Sending Threats To Govt. Offices

A Claremont man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges that he sent threatening letters containing a powdery substance to local government houses.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/28/2011

(credit: AP)

LA County Child Welfare Chief Removed From Post

The heavily criticized Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services is undergoing a leadership change.

12/13/2010

(Credit: CBS)

Child Welfare Official Says She Was Harassed

A Los Angeles County child welfare official says she was harassed after claiming reports were falsified to cover up errors that led to child deaths.

09/29/2010

(Credit: CBS)

LA County Child Death Reports May Have Been Falsified

An investigator with Los Angeles County’s embattled children’s welfare agency reportedly falsified child death reports.

09/09/2010

(Generic)

LA County May Have Underreported 60 Child Deaths

An independent auditor says Los Angeles County officials have failed to publicly disclose as many as 60 child fatalities resulting from abuse or neglect.

08/31/2010

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,674 other followers