The grandfather of a 6-year-old boy who survived an accident that killed his parents in May is under investigation after taking him to Israel.
A child welfare system meant to protect Julissia Batties from an abusive home life failed the ultimate test.
Julissia Batties, who was found unconscious with a head injury, had been the subject of a child welfare case since birth. Her half brother admitted beating her, a police official said.
Anne Arundel County police officers found Dasan Jones, 15, “unresponsive” in an attic crawl space, authorities said. The cause of death was asphyxiation.
The Biden administration’s drive to empty detention centers at the border has created new concerns as children fill emergency shelters run by the Department of Health and Human Services.
The 16-year-old girl was fatally shot while threatening a young woman with a knife. She had spent two years shuttling among Ohio foster homes, hoping to return to her mother.
Federal documents indicate that while the Biden administration has cleared migrant children from border detention centers, now shelters run by the Department of Health and Human Services are strained.
New government statistics show a backlog of migrant children being held at Border Patrol facilities contrary to law has greatly diminished.
Edward Wagner, 28, who prosecutors said had been in a custody dispute over his daughter, apologized for the Rhoden family murders.
Filmmakers delve into dozens of boxes of records that documented the investigations into Dylan Farrow’s accusation of sexual abuse.
Divorced and separated parents struggle to mediate disagreements on their own.
Virus travel bans are wreaking havoc on surrogacy agencies that help same-sex couples build families.
When estranged parents take children across borders, a shadowy industry of “recovery agents” can get them back — for a fee.
About 270 children of French citizens remain stuck in Syria, according to rights groups, which argue that leaving them stranded in squalid detention camps exposes them to illness and radicalization.
The coronavirus has shattered the system that protects children, leaving some confined in troubled homes or lingering in foster care.