A Michigan mother is accused of leaving her 6-month-old son in a car seat to die while she smoked marijuana.
A Michigan mother is accused of leaving her 6-month-old son in a car seat to die while she smoked marijuana.
East Texas authorities arrested a local couple accused of child endangerment after their one-year-old son tested positive for methamphetamine and amphetamines exposure.
Child Protective Services advocates and the commissioner that heads the agency think they have come up with one solution for the problems that are plaguing Texas. Their solution is to focus on prevention programs, including home visits.
“Last year, more than 100 children died in our Child Protective System. You can vote to end that,” said Texas Governor Greg Abbott during his State of the State Address on Tuesday.
Governor Greg Abbott addressed members of the Texas House and Senate in his State of the State Address on Tuesday and laid out his emergency items, including banning sanctuary cities, reforming the embattled agency responsible for safeguarding children, calling for a Convention of States to address overreaches by the federal government, and ethics reform governing elected officials.
Representatives in the Texas House announced on Monday that they intend to make major changes to the agency charged with protecting abused and neglected children.
The First Lady of Texas, Cecilia Abbott, and the commissioner over the state’s child welfare system, asked faith partners in Texas to help the youth and their families in the child welfare system.
The federal judge overseeing a class action lawsuit against the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS) has issued an order that finds that the agency has not been complying with her December 2015 order keeping the department from placing children in foster homes that lack 24-hour supervision. She opines that the state agency has continued to have children in these facilities for over a year.
A Democrat state representative in Texas has pre-filed a bill that would give Child Protective Services (CPS) a longer response window for both the highest priority and second highest priority cases after a report of abuse or neglect.
The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS) will be receiving some much-needed assistance with help for foster children.
Seven special needs children have been removed from a home and the adoptive caretakers have been arrested.
A Houston area mother is under investigation after posting a video of her kicking her seven-year-old out of the house. She told him, “Since you voted for Donald Trump, you can get your s*** and get out.”
A Texas State Senator charged with oversight on the embattled Child Protective Services agency said that one of its foster care facilities “was a brothel.”
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told the San Francisco Chronicle editorial board that Hillary Clinton must be elected by a landslide to stop congressional investigations and a potential impeachment effort. The Chronicle’s “Voter Guide” already endorses Clinton and most progressive candidates in California,
Members of the Texas Senate Finance Committee were incensed to hear on Wednesday that over 2,800 at-risk children have still not been seen by CPS after citizen reports of abuse or neglect. Senator John Wittmire immediately tapped the Texas Department of Public Safety to address this emergency. Of these 2,800 children, 511 are classified in the “priority one” category.
The three top political leaders in Texas have ordered Child Protective Services to take action to protect children in the state after reports surfaced that the most vulnerable were left unattended.
The embattled state agency that is responsible for safeguarding the lives of children is suffering from more bad news.
A Texas judge likened a black Dallas Police Sergeant to a clueless slave in response to the cop’s lawsuit against Black Lives Matter and its high-profile supporters.
A Texas father fought back after Child Protective Services unlawfully removed his daughter and filed legal pleadings that were not supported by the evidence. The agency also went to court without giving the father notice of the removal hearing. A judge has ordered the agency to pay the father’s legal expenses and ordered CPS personnel to read the Constitution.
A bizarre case has emerged in Fort Worth, Texas, after a Navy veteran couple was arrested for sex abuse after the case was ignored by a detective assigned to crimes against children. The couple allegedly confessed to “teaching the teens about sex.”
HOUSTON, Texas — A judge in Harris County, Texas, has sanctioned Child Protective Services and ordered the agency to pay $27,500 in attorneys fees. He has also ordered CPS personnel to read the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights in the Texas Constitution.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has begun the major restructuring dictated by the 2015 Texas Legislature.
West Virginia state troopers rescued and bathed a one-year-old baby boy covered in vomit after they arrested his mother for an alleged DUI arrest.
HOUSTON, Texas — The Houston mother who drowned her two children and then hid the bodies under a neighbor’s house appeared in court on Wednesday. Her attorney says she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia and severe depression in 2012. In April 2014, Child Protective Services (CPS) asked a judge to release the children to the mother and the court signed off on the order.
Two Texas House hearings have been held to address nightmares with the Texas Child Protective Services agency. During one of those hearings, a state representative who was chairman of the committee, angrily shut-out a discussion of the due process and other constitutional rights of parents.
Texas and its state public officials may take a tough stance on illegal aliens in the Lone Star State, but those who are illegally in Texas are allowed to adopt children in Texas courts. The agency responsible for placing children in foster care when children are abandoned, neglected, or abused, is allowing illegal aliens to adopt children. Other states in the United States are allowing illegal aliens to adopt children in their courts as well.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed a former chief of the Texas Rangers as new Commissioner of the disgraced Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS). DFPS is the agency responsible for protecting abused and neglected children in the state. Breitbart Texas has reported about the abuses, problems, and overreach in the agency, particularly among CPS caseworkers. DFPS is also referred to as Child Protective Services or “CPS.” There have been horrific abuses of children who are in the state’s foster care system.
Two workers from the Grand Prairie, Texas, Child Protective Services office have been fired and another worker resigned after the agency was accused of not preventing the fatal beating death of a 4-year-old little girl in March.
Truckers have partnered-up with the Attorney General of Texas to fight human trafficking in the Lone Star State.
A second daycare worker has been convicted for turning her classroom (nicknamed “The Monkey Room”) into a “baby fight club” by making the toddlers in her care fight and for abusing them in other ways.
A Texas mom received a visit by Child Protective Services (CPS) for hosting a “chickenpox party.” Amanda Witt believes that it is healthier for a child to catch chickenpox early than to be vaccinated for it. The mother from Plano, Texas, moderates a private Facebook page for 300 plus parents who hold the same belief. She said, “When one child has chickenpox, we promote playdates throughout,” she told the local CBS affiliate.
The mother of the toddler who was burned to death in an oven by a young sibling, has been charged with four counts of endangering a child. Nineteen-month-old J’Zyrah Thompson died after she was burned to death in an oven when the mother and her boyfriend left Thompson’s four children under the age of five unattended. A three-year-old sibling allegedly turned on the oven after the toddler climbed into the oven. Thompson’s live-in boyfriend has also been charged.
A toddler died after she was burned to death in an oven when the children’s mother and her boyfriend left four children under the age of five unattended. A three-year-old sibling allegedly turned on the oven after the 19-month old toddler climbed into the oven. Child Protective Services (CPS) now has custody of the three surviving children.
Two daycare workers have been fired for refusing to go along with the center’s transgender agenda. Madeline Kirksey, one of the workers who is an author of a Christian book, says her religious liberty rights have been violated. The two were fired after refusing to call a little girl a boy.
Rapper Rich Homie Quan has found himself the target of a Child Protective Services investigation after posting a video to social media in which he appears to be smoking marijuana with his one-year-old child seated on his lap.
A Texas Child Protective Services (CPS) worker has been found guilty of official oppression. The worker, Rebekah Ross Thonginh, is one of three individuals who were charged in connection with a CPS investigation of a case involving a special needs teenager who was murdered in 2012.
A former Texas Child Protective Services (CPS) supervisor arrested on a felony evidence tampering charge will bring the Abilene woman to trial soon. The charge against the CPS supervisor is in connection with a highly publicized 2012 Abilene child dehydration and starvation death case.
A Texas judge has given Child Protective Services (CPS) emergency custody of two boys left at a Houston fire station on Monday night. The state’s “Baby Moses” law does not apply because of the children’s ages. Neither parent attended the court hearing to decide the children’s temporary fate.
The Houston Chronicle notes that “Texas law doesn’t say how old is old enough for kids to be left alone,” but unnamed “authorities” warn that “inadequate supervision puts children at risk.” Yes, and inadequate common sense puts innocent people at risk. I guess you could say the Nanny State is practicing what it preaches, as it frets about leaving its child-citizens inadequately supervised. No wonder helicopter parenting is mandated.
A Florida couple had their two boys, aged 11 and 4, removed from them because the eleven-year-old beat his parents home and was playing basketball alone in his yard.
The Meitivs were first investigated last fall when their children, ages 10 and 6, were seen playing together at a park one block from their home.
Child Advocates of Fort Bend celebrates volunteers who give their time and love to children in child welfare custody who do not have a mother or mother-figure with them on Mother’s Day. You too can become a CASA volunteer.
The criminal trial for a Texas Child Protective Services (CPS) worker is set to start this week. The CPS worker has been charged with official oppression for subjecting a person under CPS investigation “to search and seizure that the defendant knew as unlawful.” Criminal charges against CPS employees related to their actions in child protective services cases are rare.
A Maryland family faces a date with Montgomery County Child Protective Services next week, after the parents allowed their children to attempt to walk home from a park one mile away. The children ended up getting a ride half of the way home, after they were intercepted by police.