Family of Gabriel Fernandez Holds Ceremony To Honor HimThe family of Gabriel Fernandez released butterflies nearly eight years after his death, caused by child abuse. Saturday would’ve been his 16th birthday.
Lacey Ana Mazzarella Sentenced To Prison For 2-Year-Old Daughter's DeathA Rancho Palos Verdes woman whose 2-year-old daughter died in 2019 after being left in a car overnight with the heater running was sentenced Wednesday to nearly 15 years in state prison.
Child Pornography Investigation Leads To Discovery Of Boy, Girl Being Sexually Abused At Apple Valley HomeDavid Kanady, 37, was arrested Friday on several sex charges including lewd and lascivious acts on a minor, possession and distribution of child pornography, and manufacturing child pornography.
Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Beating, Torturing 4-Year-Old Daughter To DeathAkira Smith, 34, Smith is accused of fatally beating her daughter at their home on Aug. 11.
DCFS: 23 LA Children Died Of Suspected Abuse, Neglect In First 5 Months Of 2020Of the 23 who died as a result of suspected or confirmed abuse, seven fell under the determination of confirmed abuse — of which six had prior contact with DCFS.
Santa Ana Tutor Arrested For Multiple Counts Of Child Abuse After Allegedly Sexually Assaulting 12-Year-Old BoyA 30-year-old man claiming to be a tutor was arrested in Santa Ana Monday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy.
3-Year-Old Boy Found With Plastic Bag On Head, Hands Tied In Burning Santa Paula HomeMarical Magana, 47, was arrested after the fire was reported on Bahia Circle Sunday at about 6 p.m. Santa Paula police say a 911 call reported a structure fire with a woman tied to a bed and a young boy in another part of the home.
Report Says LAPD Failed To Investigate Nearly 4,000 Cases Of Child AbuseThe report comes from The Chronicle of Social Change -- a new site that reports on child welfare issues.
Parents Of 4-Year-Old Noah Cuatro Charged With His MurderJose Maria Cuatro Jr., 27, and Ursala Elaine Juarez, 25, both of Palmdale, each face one count of murder and torture in the boy’s death.
'Now We're Planning A Funeral': Attorney Lashes Out At Agency Over Death Of Noah CuatroThe parents of 4-year-old Noah Cuatro say he drowned in a community pool at the family’s home in Palmdale – but his great-grandmother says he was abused and there is evidence to prove it.
Mother Accused Of Abusing 8-Month-Old Boy, Causing Brain Injury, Eye BleedingHeather Fowler was charged Tuesday with a count of assault on a child causing paralysis. She is being held on $100,000 bail and is scheduled to make her first court appearance Monday.