NY Daily News reports that a year ago, the city’s child welfare agency was reeling. A string of brutal child deaths revealed serious flaws in the system where caseworkers weren’t following up and the city’s most vulnerable were left in the line of fire. Continue Reading →
A Manhattan grand jury indicted a Harlem man in connection with the beating death of his girlfriend’s 6-year-old son. Continue Reading →
The Manhattan District Attorney’s office presented homicide charges against 42-year-old Rysheim Smith — the live-in boyfriend of killed Harlem 6-year-old Zymere Perkins’ mother — to a grand jury this week, a spokeswoman for the DA’s office confirmed to Patch. Continue Reading →
“This report uncovered a troubling series of lapses and missed opportunities in ACS’s failed effort to protect Zymere Perkins.