RENO, Nev. (AP) — The children of an abusive woman whose horror stories prompted Nevada to become one of the first states to allow children to sever parental ties are bidding farewell to their mother […]
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A Philadelphia man charged with putting heroin and methadone in his infant son’s bottle to quiet him, but instead killing him, was convicted Tuesday of third-degree murder. Orlando Rosado, 46, did not […]
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A grand jury in New Jersey has decided to let a woman who gained overnight notoriety as “the tanning mom” bronze away in peace.
APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Two teenage parents have been arrested on suspicion of child abuse after their 5-month-old girl was taken to a Southern California hospital with broken bones and weighed just 9 pounds.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say a Sacramento-area woman who reported her autistic son missing only to have deputies discover he was inside her messy apartment the whole time has been arrested on suspicion of child endangerment.
NEW YORK (AP) – New federal statistics show that reports of child abuse and neglect have dropped nationwide for the fifth consecutive year, and abuse-related child fatalities also are at a five-year low.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A commission set up by the Pennsylvania Legislature after Jerry Sandusky‘s molestation arrest last year says “sweeping” changes to state law are needed. The Pennsylvania Task Force on Child Protection announced […]
ATLANTA (AP) – A father looking for his son since the mother took off 15 years ago has found the boy because of a Georgia child abuse scandal. In an interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A bill to allow people listed on a child abuse registry as minors to eventually have their name removed provides a case study in how lawmakers in the Assembly alter the […]
DALLAS (AP) – A Dallas woman has been sentenced to 99 years in prison for beating her toddler and gluing the child’s hands to a wall. Elizabeth Escalona faced from probation to life in prison. […]
NEW YORK (AP) – A key witness – Victim 1 – against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has a book deal and will soon reveal his identity. Ballantine Bantam Dell announced Thursday […]
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A judge has upheld perjury charges against two Penn State administrators accused of lying to a grand jury that investigated allegations ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually abused children. Dauphin County […]