Father Begins Hunger Strike In Response To Alleged Harm Of Children Under DCF Care

By Katie Moore katie.moore@cjonline.com

On Sunday evening, Raymond Schwab sat down to eat a meal of beans, rice, fried plantains and a salad.

He suspects it may be his last meal for awhile. Schwab, whose children have been under the supervision of the Kansas Department for Children and Families for almost a year, […]


Kansas Parents Slam DCF For Allegedly Mishandling Cases

WICHITA, Kan. — Kansas parents whose children have been taken from them are slamming the state.

They’re accusing the Department for Children and Families of abusing its power and putting their kids in dangerous homes.

After months of trying to find someone who would listen to their cries for help and calls for change, […]


Getting the story


It is encouraging that a special Senate panel investigating the death of 2-year-old Dezirae Sheldon is taking an aggressive approach to its duties.

Dezirae was the Poultney girl who died last month from injuries allegedly inflicted by her stepfather. Her death set off a cry of outrage from people who thought that […]