An audit that investigated child welfare agencies following the death of a local boy will result in changes statewide, officials said Wednesday.
The grandparents of an 8-year-old boy allegedly tortured and beaten to death by his mother and her boyfriend have filed a legal claim against multiple agencies and individuals they say failed to protect their grandson from abuse.
A Palmdale couple accused of beating the woman’s 8-year-old son to death appeared before a judge for a pre-trial hearing Tuesday.
The Los Angeles County Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS) has taken the first steps to fire four employees in connection with the death of a 9-year-old Palmdale boy, county officials said Tuesday.
Social workers gathered outside the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) on Friday to protest the death of an eight-year-old boy from Palmdale.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to create a child welfare commission Tuesday.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday whether or not to create a child protection commission in the wake of the beating death of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy.
Demonstrators Friday gathered outside the County of Los Angeles, Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to push for reform following the death of an eight-year-old boy from Palmdale.
Los Angeles County officials Tuesday were expected to call for the creation of a task force to examine how local agencies handle reported cases of child abuse.
Family and friends of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy investigators say was beaten to death by his mother’s boyfriend gathered Wednesday evening at an emotional memorial service in Sylmar.
Gabriel Fernandez had suffered a skull fracture, several broken ribs and severe burn marks over various spots of his body before he was hospitalized last month, according to the LA County Sheriff’s Department.
Arraignment was postponed again Tuesday for a couple accused in the beating death of the woman’s 8-year-old son in Antelope Valley.
Gabriel Fernandez died after documents showed at least six complaints of child abuse and brutality were filed with Los Angeles County DCFS.
More details emerged Friday in the case of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy who died last week after sustaining a massive skull fracture and other injuries in a case of suspected child abuse.
New details are emerging in the case of an Antelope Valley woman accused along with her boyfriend of torturing and beating her 8-year-old son to death.