Task force to stop child abuse has new lead and new direction  WOAI

SAN ANTONIO – For the first time in 15 years, the state's Blue Ribbon Task Force to stop child abuse has a new lead. State Senator Jose Menendez (D - San ...


Joplin mother held without bond, boyfriend sought in child abuse probe  Joplin Globe

A Joplin mother has been charged with physical abuse of her 4-year-old son while her boyfriend is being sought by police in connection with his suspected hand ...


Father charged with child abuse for shaking baby  WXYZ Detroit

An Oxford Township man is currently charged with first-degree child abuse. According to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office, 25-year-old Christopher Williams ...


Mother's effort to withdraw child abuse plea rejected by judge  Battle Creek Enquirer

Megan Schug was sentenced 25 to 50 years in prison earlier this year after Battle Creek police said she beat and locked her young son in a dark closet for days.


Mother sentenced on child abuse charges | Local News  Mankato Free Press

A former Mankato woman who was charged with abusing her four children was sentenced to time served and probation.


Man indicted on murder, child abuse in 2017 toddler death  WHSV

A grand jury has indicted a Virginia man on murder and child abuse charges in the 2017 death of a toddler.


Fort McCoy man suspected of child abuse  Ocala

According to a sheriff's deputy's report, witnesses said Daniel Jacob Wood approached a child and grabbed him by the throat and "carried the victim down a ...


Priest convicted of child abuse dies  WAVE 3

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville priest who was convicted of multiple counts of felony child abuse has died. The Archdiocese of Louisville says Reverend ...


Sioux City bishop discusses child abuse with Iowa attorney general  Des Moines Register

The diocese has faced scrutiny after it was revealed that it concealed for decades a priest's admission that he sexually abused dozens of Iowa boys.


Warrenville man charged in connection to child abuse incident  Aiken Standard

A Warrenville man was charged Friday in connection with a report of child abuse in November involving a 10-year-old boy.


A reality check on expectations for February child abuse summit  Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Americans may think a looming February summit on the clerical sexual abuse crisis in Rome is like Roosevelt at Yalta, but for all kinds of reasons that's not ...


Child abuse charges issued after 3 month old presents signs of shaken baby syndrome  WZZM13.com

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A Sparta Township woman has been charged with child abuse after her 3 month old was brought to the hospital with injuries consistent ...


The CHKD Child Abuse Center has been turning victims into survivors, one child at a time, for 20 years.  Virginian-Pilot

The Center serves as a safe place for the area's most vulnerable children. Each child is here to recount trauma, to begin healing by telling the truth.


Arraignment scheduled for Dothan man charged with child abuse  Dothan Eagle

A Dothan man charged with child abuse of a child less than 12 years old will go before Houston County Judge Kevin Moulton Tuesday for his arraignment ...


Hundreds of sexual abuse cases reported at children's camps across U.S.  CBS News

CBS News has identified hundreds of reports of sexual abuse that occurred at children's camps across the United States. We found reports of more than 500 ...


Bullitt County day care being investigated for child sexual abuse  WDRB

Several Bullitt County parents are concerned over accusations of child abuse at a Shepherdsville day care.


Cara Center offers free training to educate public on child abuse  KSLA

The Cara Center helps nearly 600 children per year with suspected child abuse by providing medical examinations.


Child advice chatbots fail to spot sexual abuse  BBC News

Two mental health chatbot apps have required updates after struggling to handle reports of child sexual abuse. In tests, neither Wysa nor Woebot told an ...


Deputies: 17-year-old Yulee girl charged with child abuse after dog drags baby  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

Deputies say when they arrived, the baby was covered in blood and had cuts covering her whole body.


Private foster care company linked to child abuse cases is closing  KRQE News 13

A private New Mexico foster care company is shutting down at the end of the year.


Police seeking man in child abuse probe  Joplin Globe

Police are seeking information on the whereabouts of a Joplin man as part of an investigation into a child abuse case.


17-year-old arrested on felony child abuse charge  Fernandina Beach News-Leader

A baby with cuts and puncture wounds on her body and covered in blood was taken to a hospital on Friday and the juvenile who was apparently left in charge of ...


Mercy High School sends out letter to parents amid former coach's child abuse charges  Fox Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WBFF) Mercy High School officials sent out a letter to parents following news of its former athletic coach being charged with child sexual abuse.


Australian ex-archbishop cleared of child abuse cover-up charges  Al Jazeera English

An Australian court has overturned the conviction of a former archbishop who was the world's most senior Catholic cleric held guilty of concealing child sexual ...


Royal chauffeur died before child abuse charges could be brought  BBC News

A retired chauffeur for the Royal Family was to be charged with sexual offences against young boys before he died, the Crown Prosecution *Service* has said.


"Wyatt's Law," online child abuse registry bill, passes through Michigan Senate  WDBJ7

Convicted child abusers might soon be required to register with an online child abuse registry.


Local lawmaker wants law changed to prevent other horrific child abuse deaths  WTKR News 3

A severely abused 11-year-old died at the hands of the people who were supposed to care for her in Norfolk and now people want changes to the laws which ...


Larry Nassar’s first accuser headlines child abuse conference  vtdigger.org

Attorney, former gymnast and victim advocate Rachael Denhollander spoke to reporters at the Vermont Statehouse during a conference on child sexual abuse ...


Child abuse and neglect cases increase in Indiana  WLKY Louisville

A new report shows cases of child abuse and neglect are increasing in Indiana. According to the Indiana Kids Count Data Book, reports increased from 155,867 ...


Kingsley man sentenced on child abuse charges  UpNorthLive.com

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich. , (WPBN/WGTU) -- A Kingsley man was sentenced Friday on child abuse charges. Neil Brown was sentenced to five to 20 ...


I thought sexual abuse only happened to other people's children. Then I woke up.  USA TODAY

I did everything a responsible adult should do, vetting everyone who interacted with my children. But I had unwittingly let a monster into our home.


Authorities drop child abuse charges against McDowell County babysitter  WLOS

Charges against a McDowell County babysitter accused of causing a 10-month-old's skull fracture have been dropped. Sierra Hamilton was charged with child ...


New hotline for reporting child sex abuse in Scotland  BBC News

A new hotline has been launched to enable members of the public to share concerns on child sex abuse. The Nightwatch Hotline is in effect from Tuesday in ...


Proposed Legislation Would Change the Way Virginia Investigates Child Abuse  WVTF

Child abuse investigations are at the center of one bill that'll be considered next month in Richmond.


Carlsbad man takes plea deal in deadly child abuse case  KRQE News 13

A Carlsbad man has been sentenced to nearly a decade in prison for the death of his girlfriend's daughter.


McKinney daycare worker suspected in at least three child abuse cases  FOX 4 News

New police documents show a former McKinney day care worker arrested for child abuse is suspected of hurting three infants.


Wanda Cummings Waniecia Cummings: Clay County women arrested on child abuse, neglect charges | WJAX-TV  ActionNewsJax.com

UPDATED STORY: Police: Women chained teen to furniture, forced him into small box.


Tulsa Man Found Guilty Of Child Abuse  News On 6

A Tulsa man was found guilty of child abuse Friday, and the jury recommended a sentence of 35 years.


Former Pre-K D teacher Stillions gets seven years for child abuse  The Northwest Florida Daily News

Former Okaloosa County special education teacher Marlynn Stillions will serve seven years in prison for abusing Noah Perillo, a 4-year-old nonverbal autistic ...


Stepmother charged with child abuse, assault by strangulation in Jacksonville  WCTI12.com

A Jacksonville woman was arrested on child abuse and multiple drug charges. On Nov. 27, detectives with the Onslow County Sheriff's Office Special Victims' ...


Oxford Township father charged in abuse of infant daughter  The Detroit News

Oxford Township -- A 25-year-old township man has been charged with child abuse involving his six-week-old daughter who is hospitalized in critical condition, ...


Child abuse cases: Human rights minister’s absence irks Senate committee  The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: The Senate's special committee against child abuse has expressed displeasure over the absence of Federal Minister of Human Rights Shireen ...


Season for Sharing: Child Crisis Arizona helps keep children safe  AZCentral

This is one in a series of profiles of Arizona nonprofit *service* organizations that have received funding from The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com's Season ...


Samantha Osteraas sentenced 15 years for child abuse  KGUN

A mother found guilty of reckless child abuse towards her adopted daughter will spend 15 years in prison.


Woman suing Rutherford County, Murfreesboro Police 11 years after pleading guilty to child abuse  The Daily News Journal

A woman who pleaded guilty to aggravated child abuse in 2007 has filed a lawsuit against the Murfreesboro Police Department and Rutherford County.


Jury finds Blair man not guilty of child abuse  Blair Enterprise Publishing

A Blair man accused of abusing a boy was found not guilty following a four-day jury trial Nov. 30 in Washington County District Court.


To the folks who say sending my kids to CPS is child abuse ... I have thoughts  Chicago Tribune

We solve nothing when we absolve ourselves of the responsibility to protect other people's children and pretend parents whose circumstances don't mirror ours, ...


Topeka community gathers to help prevent child abuse  KSNT News

Carlos O'Kelly's in Topeka was the place to be today, serving up breakfast to hundreds for the annual Red Stocking Breakfast.


Stillions sentenced to 7 years for child abuse  The Northwest Florida Daily News

FORT WALTON BEACH — Former Okaloosa County special education teacher Marlynn Stillions will serve seven years in prison for abusing Noah Perillo, ...


Father charged with kidnapping, child abuse and neglect in case of missing 3-year-old  News3LV

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on charges related to a 3-year-old who has been missing since August. Ricky Beasley faces charges of kidnapping and ...


Sioux Falls Mother Pleads Not Guilty to Attempted Murder, Felony Child Abuse  KELOLAND TV

A Sioux Falls mother accused of trying to kill her baby has pleaded not guilty. Julia Alzoubaidi made her first court appearance on Friday.


Franklin man pleads in 2016 child abuse case | Crime  Times Daily

RUSSELLVILLE — Authorities said a Franklin County man has pleaded guilty to child abuse involving a 2-year-old boy.


Oklahoma has new plan to bring down high rates of child abuse, neglect  NewsOK.com

The number of child abuse and neglect cases in Oklahoma doubled from 2010 to 2017, but advocates hope a new prevention plan will start to reduce the toll.


Nepal's children at risk: Sexual abuse in the aid sector  Al Jazeera English

Is the international aid community doing enough to protect children in vulnerable communities?


Parker stepmother arrested for alleged aggravated child abuse  The News Herald

PARKER — A Bay County stepmother has been arrested for allegedly stomping on a child's face before spraying the juvenile in the face with carpet cleaner, ...


Radiothon To End Child Abuse raises $12777 in Wadena  Wadena Pioneer Journal

The Radiothon To End Child Abuse ended at noon Friday for Hubbard Radio's radio stations in Wadena with staff and volunteers raising $12,777 over two days.


Local foster parent faces child abuse charge | News  Bolivar Herald-Free Press

A local foster parent faces a child abuse charge in Greene County after a grand jury indicted him for allegedly shaking and striking an infant in his care.


Mother charged with child abuse after 3-month-old seriously injured  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

SPARTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A Kent County mother is in jail on child abuse charges after allegedly shaking her three-month-old child. The Kent County Sheriff ...


Lincoln father accused of child abuse following infant's injuries  Lincoln Journal Star

Police allege a 21-year-old Lincoln father injured his infant son twice in a matter of hours over the weekend, according to court documents.


Child Abuse Prevention Services program becomes first dual-credentialed home visitation program in Iowa  Marshalltown Times Republican

Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS) is a non-profit organization based in Marshalltown, serving children and their families in Marshall, Hardin and Tama ...


‘That Woman Was A Monster’: Stepmother Charged With Homicide, Felony Child Abuse  CBS Sacramento

After allegedly stomping, kicking and slamming her four-year-old stepdaughter to the ground, a Stockton woman now faces homicide and child abuse charges.


Michigan Senate passes online child-abuse registry; now goes to House  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

LANSING, Mich. -- The Michigan Senate has passed a package of bills that would allow anyone to look up convicted child abusers in an online child-abuse ...


Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office shares what to look for if child abuse is suspected  KPLC

"By gosh, if a child is getting abused, we need to know about it. You'll sleep better at night if you make that call."


New bill would make not buckling up kids child abuse in Florida  WFLA

Newly filed legislation would impose stronger penalties for adults who don't properly restrain their children in a car.


Child abuse trial begins in district court  Elko Daily Free Press

ELKO – After more than three hours of jury selection, opening arguments began Tuesday afternoon in the trial of an Elko woman accused of child abuse and ...


Mobile man arrested for aggravated child abuse after daughter's skull fractured  NBC 15 WPMI

James Grimes of Mobile is behind bars Tuesday, accused of fracturing his three-month-old daughter's skull. This arrest comes just a few years after the same ...


Kid Buu Addresses Child Abuse Charges, Cloning and Brainwashing  XXLMAG.COM

From a child abuse charge to claims he's a second-generation clone, rapper Kid Buu clears the air in a tell-all interview with XXL.


Child abuse trial returns to court this week  Elko Daily Free Press

ELKO – Jury selection begins Tuesday in the trial of woman accused of child abuse, 10 months after a mistrial was declared in Elko District Court.


Platt College donates gifts to Bikers Against Child Abuse  KSWO

Platt College donated Christmas presents to a non-profit organization. This is the second time Platt College has donated gifts to Bikers Against Child Abuse who ...


Women get combined 40+ years for child abuse - 47abc  WMDT

WICOMICO COUNTY, Md. – 25-year-old Besline Joseph and 30-year-old Amanda Wright will spend 24 years behind bars for admitting their roles in severely ...


Court delays sentencing for child abuse suspect | Corunna  Argus Press

CORUNNA — Judge Matt Stewart Tuesday delayed sentencing for a local man accused of child abuse and lying to investigators to hear arguments about ...


Agency: Officer followed APD policy in child abuse investigation  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Girl's bloody underwear didn't need to be kept for evidence.


People push lawmakers for child abuse registry  WILX-TV

Lame duck session is in full swing but one bill is not a top priority right now for lawmakers. The legislation would set up a statewide online child abuse registry.


Teen mom charged with child abuse after she said she 'tossed' 2-month-old daughter onto couch  Omaha World-Herald

A 17-year-old mother will stand trial after medical staff noticed her 2-month-old daughter had suffered broken bones and brain hemorrhages.


Terrorism, child abuse charges may be added to Taos Compound suspects  KOAT New Mexico

Federal prosecutors filed a motion in late October 2018 to tack on charges of terrorism and the mistreatment of children to Jany Leveille, Siraj Ibn Wahhaj, Hujrah ...


Raisman urges education to help prevent child abuse  The Daily Gazette

ALBANY -- Aly Raisman has signed a few autographs in her day. This is what happens when you're a multiple medalist in gymnastics at two Olympic Games ...


Bikers Against Child Abuse bringing a joyous Christmas to abused children  Big Country Homepage

SWEETWATER, Texas (KRBC) -- The holidays are a joyous time for children, but not every child gets to experience the magic of Christmas morning. However ...


An understudied form of child abuse and 'intimate terrorism': Parental alienation: Researchers are urging psychological, legal and child custodial disciplines to recognize parental alienation as family violence  Science Daily

According to Colorado State University social psychologist Jennifer Harman, about 22 million American parents have been the victims of behaviors that lead to ...


Trempealeau County man arrested for child abuse | Local Briefs  Leader-Telegram

OSSEO — A Trempealeau County man has been arrested on felony child abuse charges, according to the Osseo Police Department.


Private school ignored report of child abuse, retaliated against principal who tried to take action, lawsuit claims  Orlando Sentinel

A lawsuit filed Tuesday claims Changing Lives Academy ignored a report of child abuse against a teacher and then fired the principal who tried to report incident ...


Child abuse battle enlists social media  Queens Chronicle

The city's Administration for Children's Services has chosen the holidays to implement some modern tools in the fight against child abuse and neglect.


Father punches infant son for crawling onto his lap, police say  WPLG Local 10

A Fort Lauderdale man was arrested Saturday after police said he punched his infant son after the child crawled onto his lap.


Cops on mission to sensitise parents as child abuse cases rise in the Hyderabad  Times of India

HYDERABAD: With child abuse cases being recorded rising every year, police have asked parents to be more careful and sensitive towards their children .


Child-abuse death of 3-year-old Athena Angeles coming to civil trials against hospital, DCF  Hartford Courant

Jury selection has begun in the first of two lawsuits arising from the beating death of 3-year-old Athena Angeles of Willimantic in November 2011, which remains ...


Plymouth woman appears in court on child abuse, theft charges  WNDU-TV

In early November, child abuse charges were filed against 31-year-old Dawn Walter. And 12 days later, she was accused of stealing thousands of dollars while ...


Parents of dead 2-year-old Las Vegas girl face child abuse charges  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The parents of a 2-year-old Las Vegas girl who died on Nov. 9 are facing child abuse charges in connection with her injuries, the Review-Journal has learned.


Shelton woman accused of child abuse, intoxication at Arizona resort  KOMO News

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Police say a Washington woman has been arrested for allegedly being drunk at a Scottsdale hotel and neglecting her two young ...


Meth and parenthood don't mix | Columnists  Bryan-College Station Eagle

Brazos County has what we call a “Child Protection Court.” It handles all the child abuse/neglect cases filed here.


O’Malley left out of group planning child abuse prevention summit  The Boston Globe

Pope Francis has conspicuously omitted Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley from a committee that is organizing a high-stakes summit on child abuse prevention at the ...


Local Organizations Receive State Grants To Improve Child Abuse Investigations  BethesdaMagazine.com

The Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention on Monday awarded more than $250,000 in grants to 21 organizations across the state, including two in ...


Teen's father bound over on child abuse count  Joplin Globe

MOUNT VERNON, Mo. — A Monett man waived a preliminary hearing this week on a charge that he physically abused his 15-year-old daughter.


Beaver Dam man found guilty in 2015 child abuse case  WiscNews

JUNEAU — A 24-year-old Beaver Dam man was found guilty by a jury Friday of physically abusing an 8-month-old child in 2015, causing permanent brain ...


Texas man arrested in East Colorado Springs for child abuse, warrants  KRDO

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The El Paso County Sheriff's Office got a tip from a Texas agency that a man wanted for assault had taken his son from a hospital ...


Man who crashed into Cambria bakery arrested again — for alleged child abuse  The Tribune

The Cambria, California, man who crashed his truck into the French Corner Bakery, injuring two people, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of child abuse.


Expert sees cyberspace full of risk, from addictions to child abuse  Crux: Covering all things Catholic

A leading expert in cyberpsychology has raised concerns about the impact early access to technology could have on child development, including how easy it is ...


Mom’s boyfriend arrested in Las Vegas on child abuse counts  Las Vegas Review-Journal

More than a year after an infant was hospitalized in Las Vegas with internal bleeding, the mother's boyfriend has been arrested on suspicion of child abuse.


Norway child abuse: Man held over assaults on 300 boys  BBC News

A 26-year-old man has been charged in a case described by police as Norway's biggest ever sexual abuse case. The man, reportedly a football referee, has ...


I-Team: Convicted child abuser lunges at prosecutors in court  KLAS-TV

A convicted child abuser tried to attack prosecutors in court and it was caught on camera. Now, the Clark County District Attorney is calling for a review of safety ...


PD: Frozen hot dogs used to ease abuse swelling  ABC15 Arizona

PHOENIX - A Phoenix father has been sentenced for child abuse after using frozen hot dogs to reduce swelling to the legs and backside of his 2-year-old son.


Lawsuit says church missed child abuse caught on security camera  Baptist News Global

A South Carolina megachurch is under scrutiny after the arrest of a church volunteer reportedly caught on security video molesting 14 preschoolers in the last ...