Court: Parents Found Unfit Can't Stop Vaccines For KidsThe Michigan appeals court says parents who are declared unfit can't prevent their children from being vaccinated against illness.
Prosecutor: Woman Let Newborn Die In GarageA Detroit-area prosecuting attorney says a woman let her newborn die in a garage rather than allow him to go into foster care.
Foster Home Worker To Stand Trial In Videotaped Beating Of Disabled WomanA Detroit judge has ordered a 49-year-old Detroit foster home worker to stand trial in the videotaped beating of a disabled woman with a mop handle and extension cord.
Foster Worker Faces June 5 Hearing In Videotaped BeatingThe 49-year-old Detroit foster home worker is accused of beating a disabled woman with a mop handle and extension cord in an attack that was videotaped by a co-worker.
Foster Care Worker Jailed After Videotaped BeatingThe video shows a worker at Strathmoor Manor assaulting the resident, who screams throughout the attack.
Michigan Announces Child Welfare Funding ChangesThe new model will establish statewide metrics to measure whether an agency is meeting a child's needs. An agency's future funding will depend on its performance.
5-Years Later Court-Ordered Reform Of Foster Care System Gets Mixed ReviewsA report submitted to U.S. Judge Nancy Edmunds states that five years into a court-ordered reform of its foster care system Michigan is still struggling to protect its kids from abuse and neglect.
Proposals Aim To Ease Michigan's Adoption ProcessMichigan lawmakers have introduced measures they say will make it easier for Michigan residents to adopt.
Jeanne Fowler: A Difference Maker In The CommunityJeanne Fowler is the founder of Big Family of Michigan, a Macomb County organization dedicated to helping foster kids.
DTE Makes Christmas Merrier For 500 Foster KidsThrough the Operation Good Cheer drive, 500 foster children will write out their holiday wish list and more than 300 DTE employees make them come true.
Mich. Adoption Day Events Scheduled Across StateAbout 200 Michigan families will have a special reason to celebrate this Thanksgiving: They will officially become adoptive families on Tuesday as part of the 9th annual "Michigan Adoption Day."
Mich. Gets Flexibility In Helping Troubled KidsThe state of Michigan and lawyers representing needy children have reached a new agreement on how to improve foster care and protective services.