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Rebekah Sager
July 11, 2019 - 1:23 pm
The pressure is building on the Department of Children and Family Services following the recent death of another child in the organization's care. An attorney is demanding that DCFS employees be indicted. Demonstrators circled in front of DCFS headquarters angry over the death of Noah Castro, the 4...
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May 22, 2019 - 8:03 am
Los Angeles County's child welfare agency leaves some youngsters in unsafe and abusive situations for months because social workers fail to consistently and quickly complete abuse and neglect investigations, according to a report released today by the state auditor. Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-...
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Rebekah Sager
May 14, 2019 - 2:59 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A Florida mother of five is facing multiple counts of child neglect after one of her children is reported at school with a backpack infested with cockroaches. Jessica Stevenson, 33, received a call from several teachers at one of her children's schools, saying that the little girl had...
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July 26, 2018 - 2:15 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A teenage girl who endured years of sexual abuse in her El Monte home was awarded over $45 million dollars today in her lawsuit against LA County. The suit claimed that two social workers suspected the abuse, but failed to inform the authorities. The girl's attorney says his client...
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July 10, 2018 - 12:07 pm
(KNX 1070) -- An LA County Department of Children and Family Services 30-year veteran employee accused of distributing child porn is scheduled to hear the charges against him in court today. Authorities accuse Carlos Castillo, 54, of Hollywood, of sending or receiving the files, as well as...
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