It's not the recruitment video you'd expect. One by one, workers hit you with the tough reality of working for Child Protective Services.
We're already forgetting Adyson Gaxiola. When the toddler died of abuse March 15, at 18 months old, it merited a short item in this paper.
Child Protective Services is falling down on providing supervised parental visits and other critical services, private agencies hired by the state to provide those services say.
Clarence Carter, director of the Department of Economic Security, right, and state lawmakers watch as Gov. Jan Brewer signs legislation to hire more CPS caseworkers.
PHOENIX - A new law providing $4.4 million to fund 50 more Child Protective Services workers will be just a stopgap measure without efforts to halt abuse in the first place, the head of the agency said Thursday.
Ashley Kammerer, 23, right, is accompanied by Pima County Public Defender Dawn Priestman. With her guilty plea, Kammerer could get probation or prison.
Superior Court Judge Richard Fields delayed sentencing to let Kammerer share Christmas and birthdays with her kids.
A single mother of four who was accused of starving one of her preschoolers could be placed on probation or receive between five and 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of child abuse Tuesday.
This might be the saddest CPS story I have ever told. Considering how many tragedies we've seen over the years with Child Protective Services, that's really saying something.
Arizona's Child Protective Services can't keep up. The agency can't hire enough new workers to reach appropriate staffing levels. It can't keep workers long enough to build stability. It struggles to keep kids safe. It can't provide adequate foster placements for kids in trouble, forcing the…
PHOENIX - State and county officials generally downplayed the significance of a computer glitch at Arizona's child-welfare agency that kept some public records hidden from parents and their lawyers for more than 15 years.
Case file on Za' Naya Flores. The CPS SWAT team in Pima County picked up Za' Naya's case on Dec. 12, 2011, exactly one month before she died.
Child Protective Services had a backlog of nearly 10,000 unfinished cases by the time it kicked off its SWAT program to respond to the overload.
Joy Spencer-Austin was supposed to be the last line of defense for at-risk kids in troubled homes.
A Child Protective Services office morphed into a children's shelter this weekend. Because there weren't enough beds in Pima County foster and group homes, eight or nine children ended up staying in a CPS office.
There never was a shortage of tragedy during Lillian Downing's time as head of Child Protective Services here.
Through the month of May, Foster Care Appreciation Month, all Tucson Walgreens stores will have collection boxes for Aviva's annual Undie's Drive.
A caseworker's notes are so heavily blacked-out and censored that there's no way to tell just what was seen, or wasn't seen, at Za'Naya Flores' home.