Child Abuse up thirty percent in Michigan since 2012  WLNS

LANSING (WLNS) - Child abuse is on the rise in Michigan and not just by a small number. The state has seen a thirty percent increase in abuse and neglect ...

Flowers tossed into river in honor of child abuse prevention  WWAY NewsChannel 3

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. An event was held in downtown Wilmington Wednesday to honor those who ...

Annual conference seeks to put an end to child abuse

An annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference that was held on Wednesday discussed some of the many ways to tell when a little one might be in trouble.

Rousing a community to the effects of child abuse in Cumberland County  North Carolina Health News

A multi-pronged effort is underway to build resilience in the community, where a rash of child deaths spurred outrage and a desire to address root causes.

Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill won't face charges in child abuse investigation  USA TODAY

The Johnson County (Kansas) District Attorney declined to press charges against all-pro Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill and his fiancée related to a child abuse ...

Breakfast fundraiser aims to raise awareness of child abuse  WLKY Louisville

About 500 people gathered at the Mellwood Arts Center on Wednesday morning, in the name of child abuse prevention.

WhatsApp is failing to stop the spread of child abuse videos  The Next Web

Facebook-owned WhatsApp continues to be a hotbed for sharing sexual abuse videos in India, according to *fresh* findings from Cyber Peace Foundation (CPF).

Olympian Aly Raisman speaks at Bivona's Child Abuse Summit in Rochester  13WHAM-TV

Rochester, N. Y. – April marks National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Bivona Child Advocacy Center hosted its annual Child Abuse Summit Wednesday ...

Baldwin County couple sentenced to prison for child abuse and torture  FOX10 News

SUMMERDALE, Ala. (WALA) -- A Baldwin County couple charged with torture and child abuse has been sentenced.

Kids Count Report: Poverty down, child abuse and proficiency problems on the rise

The 2019 Michigan Kids Count Report has been released — and poverty has seen another significant drop. However, concerns about ongoing poverty, child ...

Son of Jerry Sandusky shares his story at child abuse event in Jacksonville  WJXT News4JAX

Hearing the name Sandusky, you likely think of Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State football coach sentenced to prison for molesting children.

Man arrested for child abuse after reportedly pinching child  KFVS

According to the sheriff's office they responded to a school in reference to a reported abuse case.

UK watchdog blocks record number of child abuse webpages  The Guardian

More than 100,000 webpages containing child sexual abuse imagery (CSAI) or videos were identified and blocked over the last year by the UK charity tasked ...

Tulsa Man's Child Abuse Trial Prepares For Final Arguments  News On 6

A Tulsa man is on trial for child abuse and child neglect after doctors say he shook and beat his three-month-old daughter until she had brain damage.

Children's Safety Center honors memory of over 10K child abuse survivors  KARK

In 2018 alone, the center saw more than 800 children, that's an almost 25 percent increase from 2017.

Study shows increase in child abuse and neglect, decrease in teen births  WLNS

2019 Kids Count in Michigan Data Book shows increase in child abuse, decrease in teen birth rates.

Former resident nominated for award; Child abuse prevention efforts  News-shield

the Oklahoma State Department of Health for her efforts to help abused children.

Sussex men face less than 1 year in prison for admitting to lesser crimes in two child abuse cases  The News Journal

Two Sussex County men charged with different crimes will spend less than a year behind bars after guilty pleas related to abuse of their children.

Residents invited to join 9th annual Walk to End Child Abuse  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

SYCAMORE – Residents are invited to get some exercise while advocating for victims of child abuse Saturday at Family *Service* Agency of DeKalb County's ...

Program receives grant from Amador Child Abuse Prevention Council  Calaveras Enterprise

The Amador Child Abuse Prevention Council recently awarded a mini grant of $1500 to Hospice of Amador and Calaveras to aid in assisting the hospice's ...

» News » Bartlesville Man Charged With Child Abuse  Bartlesville Radio

A Bartlesville man has been charged with child abuse after allegedly spanking a five year old girl with excessive force. This past Saturday, Robert Pierson had ...

UPDATE: Plea accepted for Osseo man charged with child abuse  WEAU

A criminal complaint against 24-year-old Mitchel Feyen says he brought a seven-month-old to an emergency room in December.

Editorial: Scouts' justice: Child abuse victims must get their due

One lawsuit in Minnesota shone a light on the so-called “perversion files” of the Boy Scouts of America. A consultant hired by the Scouts revealed in court that ...

Workshop training community to properly report child abuse  WDTV

In her many years working with United Way, Janette Lewis says they are seeing more child abuse and neglect cases than ever-in part due to the opioid crisis.

Prevent Child Abuse Utah honors prevention advocates, including Gunnison Valley high schoo  KUTV 2News

Prevent Child Abuse Utah honored four individuals with the 2019 Anne Freimuth Child Advocate of the Year award at the Partners in Prevention Breakfast on ...

Report: Child abuse up in Bay, Saginaw counties  ABC 12 News

A new report shows the number of confirmed child abuse and neglect cases in Bay and Saginaw counties has gone up, while at the same time fewer children ...

Louise Turpin's sister was briefly on TV, gave Dr. Oz her thoughts on Friday's sentencing  The Desert Sun

David and Louise Turpin were convicted of several counts of child abuse and torture. Their case gained national attention.

Flag raising to honor child abuse victims in Kern County  The Bakersfield Californian

In 2018, four children died in Kern County as a result of child abuse by those responsible for caring for them.

Man arrested for child abuse says he 'smacked' 3-year-old to wake her from seizure  KUTV 2News

A 24-year-old is facing a charge of felony child abuse after doctors discovered extensive bruising and a brain bleed on a 3-year-old girl. Joshua Matthew Bailey ...

Ex-Jaguar Roy Miller charged with child abuse  WJXT News4JAX

Former Jaguars defensive tackle Roy Miller spent most of Wednesday in the Duval County jail after his most second arrest in two years.

Oakland County deputies investigate possible child abuse after father claims he slipped, fell on boy  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Oakland County deputies are investigating a possible child abuse case after a father told them he accidentally slipped and fell on top of his 2-month-old son, ...

Former Goodwell Public Schools teacher arrested for molestation, child abuse

A former teacher for Goodwell Public Schools has been arrested for molestation and child abuse.

Child Abuse Prevention Month Noted Locally  WXPR

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Professionals are noting the month as a way to alert the public about the sometimes quiet abuse of young.

Sutter County supervisors make sweeping moves to fund child abuse prevention programs  Appeal-Democrat

Multiple proposals aimed at funding child abuse prevention programs were approved by the Sutter County Board of Supervisors.

Roy Miller on child abuse charges: “I'm not guilty”  Yahoo Sports

Longtime NFL defensive tackle Roy Miller said he did nothing wrong after being charged with child abuse, and his lawyer said it was a byproduct of a messy ...

'Hands Around the Courthouse' takes a stand against child ab...  River Towns

St. Croix County Citizen Review Panel hosted a Hands Around the Courthouse event on Tuesday, April 16 at the St. Croix County Government Center in Hudson ...

Nearly 8,000 Boy Scout Leaders Have Been Accused of Sexual Abuse Since 1944, Researcher Found  The New York Times

The Boy Scouts have kept files going back decades showing that nearly 8,000 volunteers have been excluded from the organization because they had been ...

CASA proclaims April as Child Abuse Awareness Month with vigil  Waxahachie Daily Light

Waxahachie Community members recently gathered at The Avenue pond to proclaim April as Child Abuse Awareness Month. Thursday marked the fifth annual ...

Kentucky and Indiana have highest child abuse rates in the US, report says  Courier Journal

A new federal report shows Kentucky and Indiana, respectively, have the highest and second-highest rates of child abuse in the country. According to the "Child ...

Wesley House, MCC partner for program on child abuse, sexual assault  Meridian Star

The Wesley House and Meridian Community College are teaming up to raise awareness about child abuse and sexual assault. The event, called "A *Service* of ...

Individual arrested in Hannibal for child abuse

Hannibal Police Department officers were requested to respond to Hannibal Regional Hospital at request of the Marion County Children's Division for a possible ...

At the Legislature: Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month  Lewiston Sun Journal

Last week, the Maine Senate passed a resolution recognizing April 2019 as Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month. The resolution, sponsored by Sen.

Man Charged With Child Abuse After Boy Found With Severe Burns  NBC 6 South Florida

A Miami Gardens man was arrested after his girlfriend's son sustained severe burns while under his watch, police said.

Woman facing child abuse charge after getting on bus, allegedly hitting girl  Journal Times

CALEDONIA — A 29-year-old Caledonia woman is facing a child abuse charge after she allegedly boarded a school bus and hit a young girl in the face, and ...

California couple sentenced to life in prison in severe child abuse case  Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Southern California couple was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on Friday after the pair pleaded guilty to charges stemming ...

Child abuse bill could help families in divorce process  KCRG

A new bill may soon make divorce cases involving child abuse a lot different. It would take out mandatory counseling, speeding up the process. Amanda ...

Conference to focus on child abuse prevention, recognition  The Daily Telegram

ADRIAN — A conference by the Lenawee County Child Advocacy Center will feature the namesake of Jenna's Law. Friday's “Stand Against Child Abuse: ...

CAC works to change stigma around child abuse  Martinsburg Journal

MARTINSBURG — The Safe Haven Child Advocacy Center — which provides services to Jefferson, Berkeley and Morgan counties — continues to work and ...

Lakewood man sentenced for child abuse death of 3-month-old daughter  FOX 31 Denver

GOLDEN, Colo. -- A Lakewood father convicted of the child abuse death of his 3-month-old daughter was sentenced to 42 years in prison on Wednesday, the ...

Children's Advocacy Center on front lines in battle against child abuse  The Advocate

The news coming out of a recent meeting at the State Capitol on the welfare of the state's children isn't good, but it is appropriate the meeting took place in.

CASA pinwheel displays bring awareness to child abuse and neglect  WMTV

To highlight Child Abuse Awareness Month, one non-profit in Rock Co. is looking to make a difference, one pinwheel at a time.

County briefs: Colorado Springs Conservatory, DHS commence Child Abuse Prevention Month; Applications being accepted for regional law enforcement Teen Academy' and more  Colorado Springs Gazette

The sound of young voices singing joyfully about home April 1 signaled the beginning of Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Lincoln man arrested for child abuse, animal cruelty after throwing puppy at concrete stairs, police say  Lincoln Journal Star

Police arrested a 37-year-old Lincoln man Sunday night after he drunkenly got into a disturbance with a woman and injured her puppy after throwing it at ...

Video: Iowa lawmakers pass child abuse bill  KCRG

A bill relating to child abuse involved in divorce proceedings is heading to Governor Reynolds for her signature.

Rep. Vancuren passes resolution at state Capitol proclaiming April as Child Abuse Prevention Month  Tulsa World

The month of April was proclaimed Child Abuse Prevention Month by the Oklahoma Legislature on Tuesday with the passage of a House Concurrent Resolution ...

Northern Missouri man arrested for child abuse

A northern Missouri man behind bars charged with hurting a toddler. The suspect, Christopher Walker, 23 of Hannibal, is charged with 3 counts of Abuse or ...

Mount Joy surrogate mother held for court in child abuse case  LancasterOnline

A Mount Joy woman who was the surrogate mother of a baby assaulted nearly two years ago has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly encouraging another ...

DSS holds balloon release for child abuse prevention - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — Clutching a collective 50 balloons, staff and board members of the Rowan County Department of Social Services gathered Tuesday just outside ...

Congress needs to renew a key law preventing child abuse | Opinion  The Tennessean

The United States has been without major child abuse prevention legislation since 2015.

Child abuse cases increase at Upstate organization

The Children's Advocacy Center has gone from 433 cases in 2012 to 795 cases in 2018.

Mayes County Couple Faces Child Abuse Charges  News On 6

MAYES COUNTY, Oklahoma - A Mayes County couple is charged with child abuse after investigators say they starved, handcuffed, and beat a 9-year-old girl in ...

Woman Convicted of Child Abuse Now Advocating for Prevention  U.S. News & World Report

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — After serving time in prison for child abuse related to the death of her son, a Saginaw woman is now speaking out against child abuse ...

Hometown Heroes speak out against child abuse at Walk for Children on April 26  Murfreesboro Voice

Local hometown heroes are scheduled to speak at the Hometown Heroes Walk for Children on Friday morning, April 26. "The Hometown Heroes Walk for ...

Child abuse, recurrent depression linked to similar changes in brain  Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Abuse during childhood may cause physical changes to the human brain that in turn may render adults more vulnerable to depression, ...

After 32 years, Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana shuts down for lack of funding  The Advocate

After 32 years on the front lines of the battle against child abuse and neglect, Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana is no longer in operation.

Danville man indicted on homicide and child abuse charges  WDBJ7

Her father, John Shore, had taken her to the emergency room for medical treatment. Medical examiners determined that the child died from repeated blunt force ...

Ashton Kutcher's nonprofit gets boost to fight child abuse on internet  69News WFMZ-TV

Ashton Kutcher's organization devoted to protecting children from exploitation is getting a funding boost to help fuel its efforts to eradicate child sexual abuse ...

Suspect at large in Camden County child abuse case

Authorities are searching for a Linn Creek man who allegedly assaulted a minor at a Camdenton home in late August.

Temple: Bikers take a stand against child abuse  KWTX

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) Dozens of residents including local officials joined Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA), whose members support the young victims of ...

Children learn about child abuse prevention and awareness  KSHB

April is Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention month. The visit focused on warning signs and how to report abuse.

Family center ‘muddied the waters’ on eliminating child abuse statute of limitations

The Senate Judiciary Committee last month. File photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger. A bill that would remove the statute of limitation for civil suits related to child ...

Leadership Tomorrow helps ACAP spread child abuse awareness  KSNB Local 4

Leadership Tomorrow is teaming up with ACAP to to spread awareness of the problem of child abuse in our communities.

Child abuse less 'forgivable' than murder and rape  BBC News

Child abuse is considered "impossible to forgive" by nearly nine out 10 British adults - more than murder and rape - a poll for the BBC suggests. Eight out of 10 ...

Report shows Indiana has second-highest child abuse rate in nation  FOX 59 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind -- Top state leaders are reacting to a federal report that says Indiana has the second-highest child abuse rate in the nation. The “Child ...

Child abuse, sexual assault reported April 11-15 to Apache Junction Police Department  Apache Junction Independent

Above are the general locations of child abuse and sexual assault incidents reported April 11-15 to the Apache Junction Police Department.

Child abuse advocates urge families to raise awareness during Derby  WDRB

The Family and Children's Place knows the need for education and prevention is high, especially after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ...

Let victims speak, German child abuse inquiry says  Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - A girl on an East German cooperative farm beaten by her father, then raped and traded for sex by her brother. An emotionally troubled boy ...

Baltimore Archdiocese Releases More Names in Child Abuse Scandal  Delmarva Public Radio

BALTIMORE (AP) - The Archdiocese of Baltimore has released the names of 23 dead priests and religious brothers who it says were credibly accused of child.

Family & Children's Center welcomes Matthew Sandusky to discuss child abuse  WNDU-TV

Matthew Sandusky, a victim of child sex abuse at the hands of his adoptive father, Jerry Sandusky, shared his story of resilience, hope and recovery at South ...

Child abuse town halls aim to answer questions  Las Cruces Sun-News

Local officials hosted a town hall meeting Wednesday to discuss steps taken when investigating child abuse cases.

Blue pinwheels in South Sioux City bring awareness to child abuse prevention  KTIV

SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Nebraska (KTIV)- If you've been down Dakota Avenue in South Sioux City, Nebraska you may have noticed some blue pinwheels lining ...

Javins, Scouras: Don't look away, help victims of child abuse  Charleston Gazette-Mail

What could be made possible if children and families of abuse were given the compassionate support needed to guide them through the darkest of experiences ...

Child Abuse Prevention Month | Community Links  Christian County Headliner News

From left, Nixa Mayor Brian Steele, Isabel's House board of directors member Lindsey Oakley and District 2 Councilman Aron Peterson honor April as Child ...

Machelle Hobson charged: YouTube mom behind Fantastic Adventures channel indicted on 30 counts of child abuse  CBS News

Machelle Hobson is accused of using pepper spray on a child's genitals, applying a lighter or stun gun to a victim's genitals, arm or other body parts, and causing ...

Father charged with attempted murder, child abuse in near-fatal attack on infant in DTLA  KABC-TV

The man accused of beating his 8-month-old son in downtown Los Angeles was charged with attempted murder and child abuse Monday.

More than 100 people walk for child abuse awareness  The News Herald

PANAMA CITY — The team at the Gulf Coast Children's Advocacy Center held a walk on Saturday morning to bring awareness to today's alarming childhood ...

Treating child abuse's deep wounds and scars  The Gazette

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and as the family counselor at the Foundation 2 Youth Shelter in Cedar Rapids, I see a form of child abuse every day.

Three Charged in Child Abuse Case  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

PLYMOUTH, Pa. -- Three people are now facing charges in a horrific case of alleged child abuse. A father, stepmother, and grandmother are charged with tying ...

Shocking new details emerge in Fresno Assemblyman Joaquin Arambula’s child cruelty trial  Fresno Bee

Attorneys for Fresno, California, Democrat Assemblyman Joaquin Arambula, who faces a misdemeanor child cruelty charge after spanking his daughter in ...

Is maternal marijuana use while breastfeeding child abuse?  AAP News

AAP Fellows often send questions to the Committee on Medical Liability and Risk Management. While the committee is unable to give specific legal advice, ...

Mountain Home man sentenced to prison for admitted child abuse  Baxter Bulletin

A 38-year-old Mountain Home man was sentenced to prison Thursday after he admitted to abusing his children and threatening to kill them while he was drunk ...

Lafayette County couple charged with child abuse and neglect  WKOW

A Belmont, Wisconsin, couple face multiple felony child abuse charges after prosecutors say they severely neglected their two children. A Belmont, Wisconsin ...

LA Startup Builds Digital Tools to End Online Child Abuse Los Angeles Magazine  LA Magazine

“We want to create a world where every child can simply be a kid, thrive in their innocence, in their playfulness, in their curiosity.” – Julie Cordua. As CEO of ...

Two arrested in Indiana for alleged child abuse in Lake County  KTVL

Two suspects were arrested in Indiana wanted in connection to an ongoing child abuse investigation out of New Pine Creek, Oregon, a small unincorporated ...

Where's Shane? Bash Out Child Abuse  KWCH

Shane is out at the Cotillion getting ready to smash a car.

April designated as Child Abuse Prevention Month by Bowling Green/Warren County  WBKO

Bowling Green and Warren County officials, along with agencies serving the area's children, joined outside of City Hall to declare April as Child Abuse ...

Pinwheels for child abuse victims to cover courthouse lawn  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

The lawn in front of the Garfield County Courthouse will be covered with 223 blue pinwheels for the month of April to represent local children victims of abuse.

To the editor: Substance abuse and child abuse are linked — and surging  Toledo Blade

Last year in Ohio, there was a confirmed case of child abuse or neglect every 27 minutes. More than 198590 child abuse or neglect reports were made to ...

Grand Traverse Bay YMCA Spreading Awareness for Child Abuse  9&10 News

The Grand Traverse Bay YMCA is helping spread awareness of child abuse prevention month, by taking part in a national effort known as “Five Days of Action”.