Stuck At Home Due To Pandemic, Children Face Greater Risk Of Abuse
Reported cases of child abuse are down, though experts suspect the underreporting is due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Apr 22, 2020 3:49 PM
"We Won't See Parents Punished So Cavalierly": Reforms Coming To NYS Child Abuse Registry
For years, getting off the state’s child abuse registry list, even if you were cleared of charges, proved difficult.
Apr 10, 2020 2:50 PM
Killer of Six-Year-Old Zymere Perkins Convicted of Murder
Rysheim Smith, 45, was found guilty of second-degree murder, first- and second-degree manslaughter, and endangering the welfare of a child.
Jan 16, 2020 9:41 AM
'It Is A Racist System': NYC Advocates, Lawmakers Demand Greater Oversight At Child Welfare Agency
Lawmakers have introduced a flurry of bills aimed at securing parents’ rights in a system that overwhelmingly investigates black and Latino families.
Sep 30, 2019 1:04 PM
Rabbi At Prestigious Orthodox Bronx School Charged In 'Heinous' Child Porn Catfishing Scheme
When one 14-year-old boy eventually stopped responding to the messages, the sender threatened to release the young victim's nudes, according to the complaint.
Sep 17, 2019 2:51 PM
Another Woman Accuses Jeffrey Epstein Of Raping Her As A Teen
"I felt almost obligated because of the money he was giving me ...I didn't know if he would get angry or if I didn't listen what the repercussions would have been."
Updated: Jul 10, 2019 5:39 PM
Shaun King Says Anonymous Troll Has 'Weaponized' NYC Dept Of Child Services Against Him
King and his wife believe that it was retaliation for his civil rights activism
Updated: Aug 2, 2018 3:25 PM
NYC Woman Arrested In Alabama For Son's Murder, Over A Year After His Death
A NYC woman was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Alabama on Thursday and charged in the death of her five-year-old son in Queens last year.
Updated: Jul 26, 2018 5:27 PM
Child Abuse Reports Increased In NYC After Deaths Of Zymere Perkins, Jaden Jordan
The horrifying deaths of six year-old Zymere Perkins and three year-old Jaden Jordan in 2016 provoked outrage over the handling of the children's cases by the ACS.
Updated: Jul 25, 2018 4:39 PM
ACS Still Doing Business With Deficient Foster Care Providers, Comptroller Audit Finds
The audit found that ACS continues to do business with foster care providers that have allowed children in their care to be abused or neglected.
Updated: Mar 14, 2017 12:36 PM
Police Probe Deaths Of Two Babies, One In East Harlem Shelter & One Allegedly Killed By Mother In Queens
One went into cardiac arrest, while the second was allegedly strangled by her mother.
Updated: Jan 4, 2017 1:34 PM
Battered 3-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Taken Off Life Support
His mother's boyfriend has been arrested for beating him.
Updated: Dec 5, 2016 10:07 AM
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