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Mom Arrested After Toddler Spends The Night In Phoenix Yard

Authorities say a mother has been arrested after her toddler child spent the night alone outside in a Phoenix backyard amid intermittent rains.


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Child Protective Services Worker Accused Of Trying To Buy Heroin

A state Child Protective Services worker is accused of trying to buy heroin from undercover Phoenix police detectives.


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CCSD Could Change Child Abuse Reporting Policy

Clark County school staffers may soon have to follow new rules when reporting suspected child abuse.


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Latest AZ Abuse Report Update Shows 3,104 Assigned

A new team assigned to review more than 6,500 child abuse and neglect reports that weren’t investigated by Arizona child welfare officials says they’ve now assigned more than 3,100 of those cases to investigators.


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Memo To Gov. Brewer Revealed Latest CPS Crisis

A scathing memo to Gov. Jan Brewer from the Phoenix police detective overseeing criminal investigations at Arizona’s Child Protective Services department laid bare the latest crisis at the agency.


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Arizona Botched 6,000 Cases Of Suspected Child Abuse

Arizona officials are demanding an investigation into why 6,000 reports of suspected child abuse were ignored.


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Mother Burns Daughter’s Face With Hot Food

An Avondale mother is facing charges for allegedly burning her 3-year-old daughter with hot food.


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Police: Mom Drives Off, Leaves 6-Year-Old Daughter At McDonald’s

An Arizona mother is facing child abuse charges after she left her 6-year-old daughter at a Phoenix McDonald’s.


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Phoenix Police Say Mom Forgot Baby On Car Roof

Phoenix police have arrested a woman who allegedly drove off after forgetting that her 5-week-old baby was in a car seat on the roof of her vehicle.


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Father Of Missing Ariz. Girl Separated From Sons

Arizona’s child welfare agency is prohibiting the father of a missing Tucson girl from having any contact with his other two children, but authorities say that doesn’t mean he’s a suspect in her disappearance.