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385 kids removed from Arizona homes in ignored cases Video included

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Nearly 400 children have been removed from Arizona homes identified through thousands of child abuse and neglect reports that the state's child welfare agency failed to investigate in recent years. More>>

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Abuse report update from CARE team shows 2,412 assigned

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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 2,400 of those cases to investigators. More>>

CPS action plan raises new concerns about accountability

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Clarence Carter, director of Arizona's Department of Economic Security, wants the public to know that he is addressing the major problems within the state's child protective services division. More>>

CPS records on abuse, neglect found in Phoenix alley

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The Department of Economic Security, the parent organization of CPS, confirmed the loss and discovery of the records to CBS 5 News late Tuesday night. More>>

County attorney: Lack of funding not an excuse for CPS mess

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The public outrage continues to grow over the chaos surrounding the state's child protective services. CBS 5 News has reached out to CPS to learn why 6,000 child abuse complaints were not investigated over the past few years. More>>

Arizona finds problems in more CPS cases

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A review by Arizona child welfare officials of a second batch of ignored child abuse and neglect reports has found nearly 1,800 additional cases needing a full investigation. More>>

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