LA County, Abusers To Pay Teen Girl Over $45M In Sexual Abuse CaseA jury Thursday found in favor of an El Monte girl whose lawsuit alleged two social workers with DCFS suspected she was being molested but didn't notify the county.
Mourners For Boy Allegedly Tortured To Death Asked To Wear Superhero ShirtsClassmates said Anthony Avalos would stand up for them against bullies at school, and at home he would do the same for his siblings.
Family, Teachers Protest Alleged DCFS Inaction Following Death Of 2nd Abused BoyDCFS claims it received more than a dozen calls about the suspected abuse of 10-year-old Anthony Avalos of Lancaster. The boy died in June from a head injury, and now his mother and her boyfriend are in custody accused of murder and torture.
Mom, Boyfriend Charged With Murder, Torture In Death Of Boy, 10Prosecutors have charged a mother and her boyfriend with murder and torture in the death of the woman's 10-year-old son.
Mom's Boyfriend Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder In Death Of Lancaster BoyThe boyfriend of the mother of a 10-year-old Lancaster boy who died last week after years of alleged abuse has been arrested on suspicion of murder, authorities confirmed Wednesday.
DCFS: Lancaster Boy Said 'He Liked Boys And Girls' Before His DeathDCFS admitted that it had been aware of child abuse allegations at Anthony Avalos’ home for years.
Director: DCFS Received 13 Calls, 8 Times Visited Home Of Lancaster Boy Who Died Under Suspicious CircumstancesThe director of the Los Angeles County Dept. of Child and Family Services says the agency was aware of alleged abuse at the home of 10-year-old Anthony Avalos prior to his suspicious death last week.
Report: Officials Were Told Now-Deceased Lancaster Boy Was Abused For YearsAnthony Avalos was rushed from his Lancaster apartment to a hospital Wednesday with critical injuries.