Lawmakers OK bill on religious leaders reporting child abuse  8News

A bill that requires religious leaders to report suspected child abuse or neglect is now before Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam for his signature. . News, weather ...

YouTube backtracks after Pokemon 'child abuse' ban  BBC News

Google backtracks after "mistakenly" deleting YouTubers for "sexual *content* involving minors".

Auditor Gen. eyes child abuse policies | State  Sharonherald

HARRISBURG — Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Thursday that more than 1 in 5 school districts have not updated their policies to comply with one of ...

Child abuse suspects fight in jail, sheriff says  ABC15 Arizona

Two suspects, who are facing serious allegations in separate child abuse cases, have been moved to isolation in the Lawrence County Jail after allegedly ...

French priest loses bid to block Ozon’s child abuse film  FRANCE 24 English

A French court on Monday rejected an attempt to block the release of a film by acclaimed director François Ozon based on real-life victims of sexual abuse in the ...

Vatican hopes child abuse sex summit will be a turning point  CBS News

Organizers of an extraordinary summit said they hope it will mark a "turning point" in the Catholic church's approach to clergy sex abuse.

Butts County Child Abuse Prevention Coalition hosts church safety summit  jacksonprogress-argus

The Butts County Child Abuse Prevention Coalition, in partnership with the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy, on Saturday hosted a church safety summit.

Man charged with child abuse after infant hospitalized  Asheboro Courier Tribune

ASHEBORO — A Franklinville man has been arrested for child abuse after an infant was hospitalized in critical condition on Friday.According to a press release ...

2 arrested, charged in Horry County child abuse investigation  WMBF

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Horry County police arrested two people in connection to a child abuse investigation that began in January. Joseph Green and ...

One year for child abuse  Dover Post

Eduar Guzman-Cruz, 25, allegedly caused his daughter brain bleeding and swelling and a skull fracture.

Mother arrested, admits to child abuse of six-week-old causing numerous fractures to the rib, skull  WDVM 25

A mother was arrested over the weekend after she admitted to abusing her six-week old-child. Police say the child sustained numerous fractures to the rib, skull ...

Director of Ogden treatment center charged with child abuse

The director of a group home in Ogden has been charged with allegedly abusing one of the residents.

Nanny convicted of murder, child abuse for force-feeding a baby to death  USA TODAY

A Maryland nanny was convicted of murder after prosecutors successfully argued that she poured almost 8 ounces of formula down a baby girl's throat in less ...

Guest Post: We are listening: Responding to recent child abuse and neglect data  The Colorado Independent

Calls to the Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline rose for the fourth consecutive year last year. In 2018, an astonishing 221,969 calls were made to the ...

Child abuse bill  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

CHARLESTON — A bill that would impose tougher sentences on child abuse causing injury cases will go the full House for a vote. Del. John Shott (R-Mercer ...

Long before child abuse arrest, McKinney day care worker was a nurse accused of using patients' drugs  Dallas News

Years before she was accused of abusing children at a day care, a McKinney woman lost her license as a labor and delivery unit nurse after she...

Utah man arrested for child abuse of 11-year-old after argument over inappropriate 'Sunday' music  ABC 4

SANTAQUIN, Utah (ABC4 News) - A Utah County man was arrested for child abuse after an argument turned physical with an 11-year-old boy over ...

Randolph County man jailed on child abuse charge; infant in critical condition  Greensboro News & Record

A Franklinville man is accused of severely injuring an infant, according to a news release from the Randolph County Sheriff's Office.

Cumberland man arrested on child abuse charges  WDVM 25

A Cumberland man has been arrested on charges of child abuse.

Man charged with child abuse after choking 5-year-old boy and threatening to kill him  ABC 4

HERRIMAN, Utah (ABC4 News) - A 32-year-old man is facing child abuse charges for allegedly choking a 5-year-old boy and threatening to kill him.

Police investigating alleged child abuse caught on camera  KBTX

The video shows a young man throwing down a boy and tossing toys at him.

Oakland diocese names 45 priests accused of sexual abuse  The Mercury News

Click HERE if you're unable to view the gallery on your mobile device. In a move aimed at reassuring parishioners amid renewed scrutiny of the Roman Catholic ...

Father charged with felony child abuse after accidentally shooting 14-year-old son  WLS-TV

A Garner father has been charged with felony child abuse after police say he accidentally shot his 14-year-old son overnight.

Raleigh man accused of killing girlfriend's 22-month-old child appears in court  WTVD-TV

A Raleigh man charged with killing his girlfriend's one-year-old son appeared in court Monday, four days after the child's skull was fractured.

Garner father charged after accidentally shooting 14-year-old son  WTVD-TV

A Garner father has been charged with felony child abuse after police say he accidentally shot his 14-year-old son overnight.

Pope defrocks US priest over child abuse scandal  The Local Italy

Pope Francis has defrocked a former cardinal over sexual abuse accusations in a first for the Roman Catholic church.

The Vatican’s Secret Rules for Priests Who Have Children  The New York Times

The Vatican confirmed, apparently for the first time, that it has general guidelines for what to do when clerics break celibacy vows and father children.

McKinney firefighter arrested for sexual abuse of a child

MCKINNEY, Texas — A McKinney firefighter has been arrested for sexual abuse of a child, records show. Chad Watson, 38, was arrested by McKinney police ...

Response to child abuse long overdue  The Japan Times

The officials responsible for the welfare of children need to sort out their priorities in their efforts to stop child abuse.

Child Abuse Registry Remains Secretive, Other Resources Available for Parents  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The limited access placed on Iowa's child abuse registry is raising questions on how to better protect your child from potential further ...

New Details Released in Wise County Child Abuse Case  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The Wise County Sheriff's Department released arrest affidavits for the parents charged in connection with a horrific child abuse case.

NC father charged with child abuse after accidentally shooting 14-year-old son  WSOC Charlotte

Police said a North Carolina father has been arrested after he accidentally shot his 14-year-old son early Saturday morning.

Police: Utah man choked out 5-year-old boy for hurting a puppy, causing the child to urinate himself  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah -- A Salt Lake County man is facing child abuse allegations after police say he choked out a 5-year-old boy, causing the child to ...

Tokyo to ban guardians from physical punishment and verbal abuse of children in wake of Chiba case  The Japan Times

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government said Wednesday it will introduce an ordinance on child abuse prevention, banning parents and other guardians from ...

Bond Set for Parents in Child Abuse Case in Wise County  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The parents charged in connection with a horrific child abuse case in Wise County had their bonds set Wednesday morning. Bond has been set at $15000 each.

Owners of Northwest Academy arrested, face 43 counts of child abuse  News3LV

UPDATE (12 p.m.) Northest Academy's owners, Marcel and Patricia Chappuis, were arrested just before midnight on Tuesday night. They face 43 counts of child ...

Penn State Shenango hosts child abuse prevention program on campus  Penn State News

Penn State Shenango's Human Development and Family Studies department, in conjunction with the Mercer County Children's Advocacy Center and the Mercer ...

Lawyer in Garcia case sentenced to jail for child abuse  1011now

A recently-disbarred Omaha lawyer who helped defend a former doctor convicted of killing four people has been sentenced to jail in a child abuse case.

Bucks County child abuse victims share stories to highlight red flags of child abuse  The Intelligencer

Two Bucks County child abuse victims shared their stories to bring awareness to red flags tied to child abuse that people - inside or outside a family circle - can ...

Former Montana deputy arrested on child abuse charges  NBC Montana

Court documents allege that a 52-year-old former Montana sheriff's deputy sexually abused a child dating back to when he was still working for the Lewis and ...

Sheboygan man charged with child abuse after toddler is rushed to hospital, police say  The Sheboygan Press

SHEBOYGAN - A Sheboygan man has been charged with three felonies in connection to an incident that occurred last week in which a 3-year-old child was ...

Officers: Couple arrested for child abuse after breaking 4-week-old baby's leg  FOX Carolina

Police have arrested a couple on charges of child abuse with great bodily harm after conducting an investigation that began in August of 2018.

Child Advocacy Group: Session Helped Make Arrest in Child Abuse Case  93.1 WIBC Indianapolis

ANDERSON, Ind.-- A child advocacy group in Anderson sets up times to speak with kids about the signs of child abuse to watch out for. Little did they know, their ...

Nick: Man who sparked Westminster child abuse probe pleads not guilty to perverting course of justice  The Telegraph

The man who sparked the Westminster child abuse investigation has pleaded not guilty to perverting the course of justice and is due to stand trial in May.

Texas sheriff: Two arrested for child abuse after malnourished children found in dog cage  Big Country Homepage

DECATUR, Texas (AP) — Deputies on Tuesday discovered two malnourished children crammed into a locked dog cage and two more smeared with feces and ...

Bayfield babysitter accused of child abuse found not guilty  The Durango Herald

A Bayfield baby sitter accused of abusing an infant child was found not guilty on all charges Monday.

This Former Child Star Says Making Kids Famous is ‘Child Abuse’  Fatherly

In an interview with the New York Post, former child star Christina Ricci said that she thinks making kids famous is essentially "child abuse."

Police reported record-high 80104 cases of suspected child abuse across Japan in 2018  The Japan Times

Police reported the suspected abuse of a record-high 80,104 minors aged below 18 to child welfare authorities in 2018 amid growing public awareness of the ...

Babysitter accused of child abuse is found not guilty  The Journal

A Bayfield babysitter accused of abusing an infant child was found not guilty on all charges Monday.

Child Abuse Pediatricians: Are parents being wrongly accused?  WXYZ Detroit

(WXYZ) — They are called Child Abuse Pediatricians, and they say their mission is to protect children. However, local parents, attorneys and even some doctors ...

SC parents work to reconnect with toddler son after child abuse probe pulled them apart  Charleston Post Courier

Watching young Foxx Coker pad around his Johns Island home, clutching his favorite toy dog and dancing to the theme of SpongeBob SquarePants, his parents ...

Kentucky mother indicted on child abuse charge, baby found with broken bones  WKYT

A Kentucky mother has been indicted on a child abuse charge.

Owners of Northwest Academy Child Abuse Allegations Appear in Court  News3LV

The owners Northwest Academy, a private boarding school for at-risk teens in Amargosa faced a Clark County judge on Thursday. Marcel and Patricia (Patti) ...

The startling toll on children who witness domestic violence is just now being understood  USA TODAY

Witnessing abuse carries the same risk of harm to children's mental health and learning as if the children had been abused directly, new research shows.

Woman arrested after child abuse video surfaces  WMC

Police took a woman into custody after they received video of her allegedly hitting a young child.

Parents accused of child abuse following death of infant twin girl born premature  Lincoln Journal Star

Two young Louisville parents face felony child abuse charges after investigators say they neglected their infant twin girls born prematurely, according to court ...

Charges: Parents charged with child abuse after toddler found with fractured ribs  Deseret News

A couple has been charged with child abuse after their 19-month-old son was found with eight to 11 rib fractures, according to charging documents.

Bill sealing Indiana child abuse death case records moves forward

A bill that would seal child services records for years in cases where children die from abuse or neglect is advancing through the Indiana Statehouse.

Legal system counts on public to report child abuse  WVNS-TV

Beckley, WV (WVNS) - Child abuse is a heinous crime that both the legal system and the school system see far too often in our area. Fortunately, some people in ...

Indiana bill would restrict public access to child abuse death cases  South Bend Tribune

The bill, SB 551, next goes to the full Senate for the second of three readings.

Names of priest accused of child abuse | |  Press of Atlantic City

Started working in newsrooms when I was 17 years old. Spent 15 years working for Gannett New Jersey before coming to The Press of Atlantic City in April 2015 ...

DCFS Clears Normal Woman In Child Abuse Case  WGLT News

The state has cleared a 33-year-old Normal woman of child abuse allegations connected to her dispute with a child care center that spilled into public view.

Clergy Child Abuse Reporting Laws Uneven, Leave Loopholes  The Pew Charitable Trusts

When members of the clergy are privy to child abuse charges, must they tell?

Accomack indictments include on cocaine, child abuse charges  Delmarva Daily Times

Indictments in Accomack included cocaine and child abuse charges.

Babysitter in Horrific Child Abuse Case Pleads Guilty  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

TOWANDA, Pa. -- One of two babysitters accused in horrific cases of child abuse has pleaded guilty. Troopers said Shyann Hills and Jakayo Frye were watching ...

Stillwater woman charged with felony child abuse | News  Stillwater News Press

A 27-year-old Stillwater woman, Katherine Marie Hufham, is being charged with felony child abuse after Stillwater Police allege she struck and injured a child, 7, ...

Raleigh man charged with child abuse is accused of hitting a 14-year-old with a wire  Raleigh News & Observer

A Raleigh man was arrested Tuesday for child abuse after police say he struck a 14-year-old with a wire.

New tool will help doctors identify child abuse cases

Researchers are working to validate the findings of the diagnostic tool before it can be adopted for use by physicians. They already have a screening tool being ...

PD: Man squeezed crying baby's head, arrested for abuse  ABC15 Arizona

PHOENIX — A man is in custody after he confessed to squeezing a baby's head to stop the infant from crying. According to court paperwork, on February 6, ...

Avon and Somerset PC tried to make mum abuse own children  BBC News

A police officer who used a dating app to try to groom a mother to sexually abuse her own young children has been jailed for a year. Avon and Somerset PC ...

Jacksonville woman arrested for child abuse after incident involving s  WOKV

Rosa Kennerly, 66, faces child abuse charges after police say she kicked and hit a special needs child on a school bus. She has since resigned, and her ...

I-Team: Foster mom dedicates life to helping child abuse victim  KLAS-TV

A tragic child abuse case led to a bond between the prosecutor and a Las Vegas valley woman.

U.S. priest laicized for child abuse in East Timor; police investigate  National Catholic Reporter

After accusations of sex abuse, the Vatican has laicized American Richard Daschbach, a former Divine Word missionary who ran orphanages in East Timor for ...

Kids can now report abuse via text line. Experts will study its success in Missouri  Kansas City Star

The nation's top child abuse hotline found that the majority of the people calling in were adults. So this month it launched a *service* young people would be more ...

Northwest Academy investigated for child abuse, exposing students to contaminated water  News3LV

On Thursday, the Nye County Sheriff's Department confirmed it is investigating child abuse and neglect claims at Northwest Academy in Amargosa Valley.

Missouri testing new text hotline for reporting child abuse  KFVS

Missouri is testing out a new emergency text line that could make reporting child abuse easier for young victims.

Daycare worker charged with three counts of child abuse  WLS-TV

Jamie Smithmyer has been charged with three counts of child abuse.

Father, son arrested in Sahuarita sexual misconduct, child abuse investigation  Arizona Daily Star

A father and son have been arrested on suspicion of several counts of sexual misconduct with a minor and child abuse, Sahuarita police say.

Woman facing child abuse charge after slumber party  Fox 35 Orlando

LADY LAKE, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - A Lady Lake woman is facing child abuse charges after deputies say she hit kids who were staying at her home for a ...

Child abuse in Sussex: new laws 'essential' after decades of Church scandals  Chichester Observer

Decades of child abuse and cover-ups in Sussex mean that tough new controls must be enforced to keep children safe, a top abuse lawyer has said.

Report: Warrants filed for teacher, aides involved in child abuse-related cases  WEAR

According to Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office (OCSO), one teacher and two aides at a Fort Walton Beach School with children disabilities are being charged ...

King Jay Davila's tragedy raising awareness on child abuse  FOX 29

The death of 8-month-old baby King Jay Davila is having lasting effects on the city of San Antonio. Child advocates say the tragedy has spread awareness on ...

Lincoln County man charged with child abuse while smoking meth  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

TROY, Mo. – Deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office arrested a 28-year-old man for allegedly burning a child with a meth pipe. According to a sheriff's ...

Lincoln woman gets prison time for felony child abuse  Lincoln Journal Star

A 38-year-old Lincoln woman got nearly three years in prison Friday for her involvement in the sexual abuse of a developmentally delayed teenager by her ...

Limited Access and Procedures Point to Concerns of Iowa’s Child Abuse Registry  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- From domestic abuse-related convictions to probation violations where Akil Jabbar admitted to carrying a gun although he was a felon.

Augusta woman gets prison sentence for child abuse  The Augusta Chronicle

A woman arrested for giving her son a beating that left him covered in bruises – while she was on probation for an earlier child abuse case – pleaded guilty ...

Man pleads to child abuse  Fremont Tribune

A Mead man pleaded no contest to child abuse in Dodge County District Court on Wednesday, in relation to an incident in which he was accused of sexually ...

Fringe Catholic Sect Doesn’t Tolerate Child Abuse  The Onion

ST. LOUIS—Explaining that the offshoot group remained on the religion's periphery due to their inflexible belief system, sources confirmed Wednesday that a ...

30-year-old man charged in sexual abuse of 2 children under age 5

Matthew Tyler Miller was arrested over the weekend after Tuscaloosa County sheriff's deputies were dispatched to his home on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019.

Police looking for potential victims in child abuse case  FOX 4 News

A Plano man who was arrested for criminal trespassing is now facing child abuse charges.

WARNING: Graphic content caught on camera of local woman abusing child

An investigation is underway after a video circled around the St. Louis area of a woman roughly handling a toddler.

Man pleads to lesser misdemeanor in severe child abuse case in Moffat County court  Craig Daily Press

A South Carolina man formerly of Moffat County who avoided a felony child abuse conviction after a mistrial in September pleaded guilty Tuesday, Feb. 12, to a ...

Raleigh man accused of child abuse; could face up to 17 years if convicted  WTVD-TV

Ryan Bushey could face up to 17 years in prison if convicted of child abuse.