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DSHS pays $3.1 million after placing Vancouver girl with known rapist
"The former foster parents of a Vancouver girl who was taken from their care by the Washington Department of Social and Health Services and placed with her biological father — a convicted child rapist who then sexually abused her for years — have settled a lawsuit against the agency for $3.1 million.
Records filed in Clark County Superior Court show that the Vancouver couple and DSHS reached the settlement last month.
The foster parents, who have since adopted the girl, say all of the money will go toward her care, with court oversight."
The Columbian, March 1, 2018
Four more religious sect members arrested in New Mexico
"ALBUQUERQUE — Four members of a New Mexico paramilitary religious sect rocked by child sexual abuse allegations were arrested while trying to flee the state in two vans full of children, authorities said Thursday.
Cibola County Sheriff Tony Mace confirmed to The Associated Press that the four members of the Aggressive Christianity Missions Training Corps were arrested late Wednesday as deputies tried to execute a court order to pick up the children for interviews from the group's isolated compound in western New Mexico.
Arrest warrants had been issued for the four taken into custody. They were arrested late Wednesday on felony warrants for failure to register the births of their 11 children."
Sante Fe New Mexican, August 24, 2017
EXCLUSIVE: NYC knowingly put 3-year-old beaten to death last year in care of couple with history of violence, lawsuit claims
" The city sent a three-year-old into a lion's den.
The city's Administration for Children's Services pulled a child out of a broken home in the Bronx — and then left him in the care of a grandmother with a known history of violence, according to a lawsuit to be filed in Manhattan Federal Court Thursday."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, July 09, 2015.
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