child abuse

Mom gets 99 years in prison for gluing girl's hands

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. […]

10/12/2012

Victim 1 in Jerry Sandusky trial has book deal

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 […]

09/27/2012

Perjury case against 2 Penn St officials proceeds

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 […]

09/26/2012

Police guard home of teen found wandering in L.A.

DALLAS, Ga. (AP) – Police are guarding the Georgia home of a couple accused of child cruelty after a teenage boy weighing just 87 pounds was found wandering a Los Angeles bus station. Investigators are […]

09/21/2012

Abused Georgia teen exiled to LA with $200

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A scrawny Georgia teen who was discovered at a Los Angeles bus station says he was given $200 and a list of homeless shelters before his abusive stepfather sent him packing. […]

09/20/2012

Bishop convicted for failing to report priest

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A judge has found a Missouri bishop guilty of one misdemeanor count for failing to report suspected child abuse by a priest, and acquitted him on a second count. Robert […]

09/06/2012

Penn State to host national child sex abuse panel

(AP) – Penn State University is holding a national child sex abuse conference as it seeks to rebound from the scandals involving former assistant football coach and convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky. The Child Sex […]

08/15/2012

Woman charged with leaving baby, tot in hot car

(AP) – Los Angeles County prosecutors have filed charges against an 18-year-old mother who allegedly left her 2-week-old daughter and 1-year-old son in a locked car to go dress shopping last weekend in the midst […]

08/14/2012

'Tanning mom' changing look

“Tanning mom” Patricia Krentcil is changing her look, debuting her fairer skin in a popular U.S. magazine after being accused of taking her 6-year-old daughter into a tanning booth, CBS New York reports. Krentcil, 44, […]

08/02/2012

Woman who left babies in car barred from Nordstrom

(AP) – A Bay Area judge has barred a woman from Nordstrom because she left her twin babies in her car while returning purchases. The Contra Costa Times¬† says 46-year-old Amanda Nejat of Danville pleaded […]

06/22/2012

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