Department of Children and Family Services
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Lake Los Angeles couple was arrested today for possession of cocaine and for allegedly training pit bulls to fight.
A Claremont man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges that he sent threatening letters containing a powdery substance to local government houses.
The heavily criticized Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services is undergoing a leadership change.
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.
An investigator with Los Angeles County’s embattled children’s welfare agency reportedly falsified child death reports.
An independent auditor says Los Angeles County officials have failed to publicly disclose as many as 60 child fatalities resulting from abuse or neglect.