Articles Tagged With ‘Child Welfare Services’




Couple with dead body in car arrested for child endangerment

  San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested the man and woman who were found with a dead body inside their SUV in Cayucos. However, it remains unclear how the deceased person died and... (Continue reading)

Judges rule that lying in court is bad

For 16 years, attorneys for Orange County have argued that social workers who lied to a judge in order to remove children from their mother, were unaware that perjury and providing false evidence was wrong.... (Continue reading)

California foster parents, Native Americans battle over child

Social workers removed a 6-year-old girl from a Southern California home on Monday as the child’s foster parents and a crowd of supporters protested the move. A court order stated the girl’s Native American blood... (Continue reading)

San Miguel man allegedly molested girls as young as 1

A 58-year-old San Miguel man, whom deputies arrested earlier this month on child molestation charges, allegedly molested a total of at least 12 girls. The victims ranged in age from one to 12 years old,... (Continue reading)

Dollars or sense for Carroll family children?

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN Editor’s Note: This is the last of a three-part exclusive series detailing how three children were taken from their parents and placed in a home with a man now... (Continue reading)

Do social services agencies promote drugging children?

Amid demands for foster care reform, the Bay Area News Group has been documenting the alarming use of medications allegedly used to control foster children through sedation. Bay area reporters interviewed 175 people, including dozens... (Continue reading)

CPS sued for kidnaping children

A lawsuit filed Dec. 12 says Riverside County Child Protective Services staff have made a habit of kidnapping children. Attorney Shawn McMillan, who specializes in civil rights cases against child protection agencies, said he uncovered... (Continue reading)

Atascadero baby tests positive for cocaine

An Atascadero man was arrested for child cruelty after his 7-month-old son tested positive for cocaine. After receiving a tip that Billy Lee Remick, 26, had attempted to illegally ship 559 grams of marijuana through... (Continue reading)

Lompoc foster mother arrested for child abuse

Lompoc police arrested a 37-year-old woman last week for physically abusing a boy she was raising as a foster child. [KEYT] A week ago, Santa Barbara County Child Welfare Services received a tip about physical... (Continue reading)