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Manitowoc man gets 6 years prison for sexually assaulting foster daughter

Posted: 05 Aug 2009 05:32 AM PDT

Manitowoc man gets 6 years prison for sexually assaulting foster daughter

A 35-year-old Manitowoc man convicted of sexually assaulting in November his then 13-year-old foster daughter was sentenced today to six years in prison and eight years of extended supervision by Manitowoc County Circuit Judge Jerome Fox.

 

 
 

 

Delaware County man charged with raping teen ordered to stand trial

Posted: 05 Aug 2009 05:29 AM PDT

Delaware County man charged with raping teen ordered to stand trial

A Delaware County man accused of raping and impregnating a 14-year-old girl in his legal custody will go to trial in October on those charges.

 

 
 

 

2 Alamo followers released from jail

Posted: 05 Aug 2009 05:19 AM PDT

2 Alamo followers released from jail

Two members of the Tony Alamo Christian Ministries were released from jail Monday after spending more than seven months behind bars for refusing to reveal the whereabouts of their children.

 

 
 

 

Foster home owner charged with sexual assault of resident

Posted: 04 Aug 2009 10:54 PM PDT

Foster home owner charged with sexual assault of resident

The owner of an Eau Claire adult residential foster treatment home is accused of having sexual intercourse on at least three occasions with a disabled female resident.

 

 
 

 

Too poor to parent?

Posted: 04 Aug 2009 10:49 PM PDT

Too poor to parent?

Melanie Morgan sits at the kitchen table of a mobile home in Lansing, nervously smoking a hand-rolled cigarette.

 

 
 

 

20 Jobs Lost In Randolph

Posted: 04 Aug 2009 10:05 PM PDT

20 Jobs Lost In Randolph

Tough times are taking a toll on the Randolph Academy and Children’s Home.

Officials announced that 14 employees are being laid off from the home and another six from the academy.

 

 
 

 

L.A. County votes to overhaul oversight system for social workers

Posted: 04 Aug 2009 10:02 PM PDT

L.A. County votes to overhaul oversight system for social workers

Saying a recent string of child deaths, including the brutal beating of 6-year-old Dae’von Bailey, represents a “perfect storm of negligence,” the county Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday for enhanced computerized management oversight of social workers.

 

 
 

 

Family Court Judge pleads guilty to DWAI

Posted: 04 Aug 2009 09:56 PM PDT

Family Court Judge pleads guilty to DWAI

Family Court Judge Gerard Maney plead guilty in town court Tuesday night to DWAI, driving a motor vehicle while ability impaired by alcohol.

 

 
 

 

Foster care reform

Posted: 04 Aug 2009 09:52 PM PDT

Foster care reform

Today I’d like to look at the long term effect of the foster care system for children who have ‘aged out’ of the foster care system, as it relates to their ability to be parents.

 

 
 

 

UK Government To Install Surveillance Cameras In Private Homes

Posted: 04 Aug 2009 05:54 PM PDT

UK Government To Install Surveillance Cameras In Private Homes

The UK government is about to spend $700 million dollars installing surveillance cameras inside the private homes of citizens to ensure that children go to bed on time, attend school and eat proper meals.

 

 
 

 

Baby for sale on craigslist

Posted: 04 Aug 2009 05:50 PM PDT

Baby for sale on craigslist

 

 
 

 

Here’s a link for ya.

Posted: 04 Aug 2009 04:48 PM PDT

The 2004 Michigan Audit Report.

http://www.scribd.com/doc/18049373/Michigan-Audit-of-Department-of-Human-Services-2004

 

 
 

 

Scam artist used photo of Abington couple’s son in adoption fraud

Posted: 04 Aug 2009 06:00 AM PDT

Josh Brennan opened up his e-mail two weeks ago and turned pale. He called over his wife, Jenni.

It was about their baby.

A stranger sent the message to warn them: a con artist was using their 9-month-old sons photo in an online adoption scam.

 


 

Court seeks comments on guardian ad litem standards

Posted: 04 Aug 2009 05:47 AM PDT

Court seeks comments on guardian ad litem standards

The state Supreme Court’s Family Court Committee is seeking written comments and recommendations from the public, and from members of The Missouri Bar, regarding the current guardian ad litem standards.
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Comments may be sent by mail to the attention of the Guardian Ad Litem Standards Review, Office of the State Courts Administrator, P.O. Box 104480, Jefferson City, MO 65110-0480.

 


 

Goodyear police investigate death of 3-year-old foster girl

Posted: 04 Aug 2009 05:41 AM PDT

Goodyear police investigate death of 3-year-old foster girl

A 3-year-old girl died Thursday after police were called to a Goodyear house on a report that she wasn’t breathing.

 


 

How our system failed a young family

Posted: 04 Aug 2009 04:59 AM PDT

How our system failed a young family

It’s fitting, in a grimly symbolic way.

Just when attention might be paid to the little boy who fared so badly in the government’s care, a swirl of bigger news stories pushed him into the shadows.

 


 

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