Foster parents are allowed to fully participate in court hearings about whether to terminate biological parents' rights, the Colorado Supreme Court has ruled. The ruling comes out of a case involving a young boy in Montezuma County, who went into foster care after suffering repeated abuse while in t ... More >>
Earlier this week, we told you the story of a little boy in Montezuma County who suffered horrible abuse in his parents' care and was placed with a foster family. That family eventually intervened in the court case to terminate the parents' rights, offering information and cross-examining witnesses. ... More >>
When and how should foster parents intervene in court cases involving the children in their care? That's the question at the center of a case that the Colorado Supreme Court will hear tomorrow. It could be said the case started five years ago when the Montezuma County Department of Human Services go ... More >>
The loudest applause at a rally at the Capitol today for the prevention of child abuse and neglect was for two teenagers who know the child welfare system firsthand. As a child, Latisha was placed in twelve different foster homes. Her brother Adrian lived in twice as many. Today, they urged regular ... More >>
"Kidnapping is illegal by Child Protective Services." "Our constitutional rights are violated." "Foster care more dangerous than family care." Those are some of the slogans you can expect to see during a noon rally at the State Capitol. Govabuse.org organized the rally as part of the site's n ... More >>
David Rangel.David Rangel, the third area teacher busted for alleged improper relations with students in four months, appeared in Weld County District Court yesterday, where bond was set at a whopping $100,000.
That's a big number for a guy who told police that while he kissed and groped a t ... More >>
We get so many letters from prisoners proclaiming their innocence of any and all misdeeds that it's curiously refreshing when one admits that he did something wrong. Wrong and dumb. So this recent, neatly typed apology from Charles W. Wimberly, resident of a federal prison in Tucson, caught our at ... More >>