Tue., November 29, 2011 6:00pm
A longtime Warner Robins football booster and former announcer is jailed in Houston County on child molestation charges. It’s the latest allegation in a football season with child sex abuse investigations at Penn State and Syracuse University. Those cases have Georgia lawmakers looking at the state’s child-abuse reporting laws.
Mon., September 5, 2011 12:00pm
Georgia is one of two study sites for a national research program to improve how children are represented in welfare systems around the nation. More than a hundred Georgia lawyers will participate. Half will continue representing children without change; the other half will test a best-practices model that asks them to learn more about the child’s life and be more proactive in their cases.
Wed., July 28, 2010 3:40pm
A court has given its approval for 10 children found living in a Burke County shack without food or utilities to be put up for adoption. The children of Jeremy and Christine Long, who ranged in age from 1 to 17, were placed in protective custody in 2008.
Fri., July 23, 2010 4:19pm
A report by federal monitors says foster children in Fulton and DeKalb counties are being abused and neglected at the highest rate in four years. The report found that 25 of just over 21-hundred children were abused or neglected.
Mon., March 8, 2010 2:05pm
Voices for Georgia's Children worries about budget cuts to state department
Mon., January 25, 2010 1:14pm
Foster children in Fulton and DeKalb counties are under a high rate of abus