- Manitowoc man gets 6 years prison for sexually assaulting foster daughter
- Delaware County man charged with raping teen ordered to stand trial
- 2 Alamo followers released from jail
- Foster home owner charged with sexual assault of resident
- Too poor to parent?
- 20 Jobs Lost In Randolph
- L.A. County votes to overhaul oversight system for social workers
- Family Court Judge pleads guilty to DWAI
- Foster care reform
- UK Government To Install Surveillance Cameras In Private Homes
- Baby for sale on craigslist
- Here’s a link for ya.
- Scam artist used photo of Abington couple’s son in adoption fraud
- Court seeks comments on guardian ad litem standards
- Goodyear police investigate death of 3-year-old foster girl
- How our system failed a young family
|Manitowoc man gets 6 years prison for sexually assaulting foster daughter
Posted: 05 Aug 2009 05:32 AM PDT
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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.
|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
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.
|Goodyear police investigate death of 3-year-old foster girl
Posted: 04 Aug 2009 05:41 AM PDT
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
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.