Roughly 27,000 reports filed in a four year timespan were not included in the database meant to protect children
A Simpsonville man who pleaded guilty to homicide by child abuse in the death of a 3-year-old girl was sentenced to 20 years in prison during a court hearing Thursday.
Child welfare officials in Oregon will stop using an algorithm to help decide which families are investigated by social workers, opting instead for a new process that officials say will make better, more racially equitable decisions.
Children are dying because of failure to identify abuse, overworked social workers and too much red tape.
The lawsuits claim staff members at two elementary schools sexually abused students in 1967 and 1995 and the schools failed to stop it.
The 3-year-old boy suffered a brain bleed, orbital fracture and other internal injuries as a result of the fall.
The step-grandparents of a boy allegedly kept in “concentration camp“-like conditions have been arrested on child abuse charges after being indicted by grand jurors in Ohio late last week.