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KARA (Kids At Risk Action) tracks current news about at risk children bringing transparency and attention to our youngest and most vulnerable citizens. KARA’s reporting is only sampling of what should be reported –  the great majority of child trauma & abuse is never known.

American states are struggling to find answers for ending adverse childhood experiences and saving at risk children by reversing the explosive growth of child abuse and neglect.  Today, many state ward children are the 4th and 5th generation of abused children raising their own families without parenting skills and with serious drug, alcohol and mental health issues.

37% of children overall and 57% of Black children are reported to child protection services in America by the time they turn 18.

(American Journal of Public Health 1.17)

12 million children a year are reported to child protection services each year and in many states, 1/3 of foster children are required to take psychotropic medicines

ALL ADULTS ARE THE PROTECTORS OF ALL CHILDREN

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Couple pleads guilty in case of child abuse, starvation

Fox News

Joshua and Brandi Weyant pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of aggravated assault, conspiracy, false imprisonment, unlawful restraining and child endangerment. Police, acting on anonymous tip, discovered the three children, a 6-year-old boy and two girls, ages 4 and 5, locked inside a room at the …

Pa. couple pleads guilty in case of child abuse, starvation; kids peeled paint off the walls to survive – Allentown Morning Call

Couple pleads guilty in case of child abuse, starvation – ABC News

Pa. couple pleads guilty in case of child abuse, starvation – Youngstown Vindicator

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Bill Would Criminalize Knowing Failure To Report Child Abuse

CBS Baltimore / WJZ

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Legislation that would make knowingly failing to report child abuse a crime in Maryland was passed by the Senate, but faces some skepticism in the House. Under current law, if a mandatory reporter – defined as health care practitioners, police officers, educators, and human …

Child abuse: Maryland bill would make failure to report it a crime – Delmarva Daily Times

Bill would criminalize knowing failure to report child abuse – Washington Post

Bill Would Criminalize Knowing Failure to Report Child Abuse – WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News … – WBOC TV 16

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Detroit man charged with child abuse in death of daughter, 2

Detroit Free Press

DETROIT — A Detroit man is charged with child abuse in the death of his 2-year-old daughter who allegedly was found at the bottom of the stairs at a home after being left alone with her 7-year-old brother. The Wayne County prosecutor’s office says 38-year-old Thomas Smith was arraigned Wednesday.

Father charged with child abuse in death of daughter, 2 – Seattle Times

Father Charged With Child Abuse in Death of Daughter, 2 – U.S. News & World Report

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Trial opens for Las Vegas woman accused of child abuse

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Foster children in the home told investigators that the girls were treated like prisoners, Chief Deputy District Attorney Jacqueline Bluth told jurors during opening statements in the trial of Janet Solander, 57. The defendant is free on bail and facing 46 counts. The charges include child abuse, neglect or …

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Fairfield woman charged in Great Falls with child abuse

Great Falls Tribune

A Fairfield woman is facing a felony for allegedly bruising a 4-year-old with a hairbrush and pulling out a chunk of the girl’s hair, signs doctors said are consistent with child abuse. Heather Herman is charged with assault on a minor, a felony. If convicted, she could be sentenced to a maximum five years …

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UPDATE: Bond set for Tucson couple in shocking childabuse case

Tucson News Now

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -. A Tucson man and woman have been accused in a disturbing case of alleged child abuse. The Pima County Sheriff’s Department said Benito Gutierrez, 69, and Carol Gutierrez, 64, were arrested Tuesday, Feb. 20, on suspicion of child abuse. Both were in court in …

Tucson adoptive parents arrested for alleged child abuse – ABC15 Arizona

Couple Arrested For Holding Children Captive After Son Escapes From Bedroom Window – Oxygen (blog)

Arizona Couple Arrested for Alleged Child Abuse After Their Four Adopted Children Were Found … – Newsweek

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Gabriel Fernandez: Child Abuse Tragedy

kmir.com

Eight-year-old Gabriel Fernandez’s shocking death following years of child abuse allegations sparked calls for reform of the county’s child protection system. … The boy had only recently been returned to his mother’s care despite more than 60 complaints of child abuse and eight investigations by the …

Mother of 8-year-old boy tortured and beaten to death pleads guilty to murder – Los Angeles Times

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Couple charged with keeping four adopted children locked in the dark without food or toilets

Washington Post

The two parents, Benito Gutierrez, 69, and Carol Gutierrez, 64, have been charged with three counts of child abuse and are currently being held in the Pima County Detention Center. The couple is accused of locking the children, who range in age from 6 to 12, without access to food, water, lights or a …

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Vatican child abuse investigator undergoing surgery in Santiago

Channel NewsAsia

SANTIAGO: A Vatican investigator sent to Chile by Pope Francis to interview sex abuse victims was undergoing gallbladder surgery after being hospitalized on Wednesday, church officials said. Archbishop Charles Scicluna was undergoing surgery at San Carlos de Apoquindo Hospital in Santiago, the …

Vatican special child abuse investigator hospitalized in Santiago – Business Insider

Vatican special child abuse investigator hospitalized in Santiago – euronews

Vatican special child abuse investigator hospitalized in Santiago – Reuters

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Child Abuse Training

WTHITV.com

experts say the number of substantiated child abuse cases have gone up in the hoosier state. that has many asking what they can do to keep kids safe. mika boggs is a victim advocate for family support services. she — and intern courtney barnett — came to this special training program to learn how to …

Child Abuse Training – WTHITV.com

Adults trained to see signs of child sexual abuse – WTHITV.com

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Ritual child abuse

Wikipedia

The Ritual Abuse Task Force of the Los Angeles County Commission for Women (1994), defines ritual abuse as “A brutal form of abuse of children, adolescents and adults, consisting of physical, sexual and psychological abuse, and involving the use of rituals.” Rituals are not confined to imply satanic …

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Bill would criminalize knowing failure to report child abuse

Cumberland Times-News

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Legislation that would make knowingly failing to report child abuse a crime in Maryland was passed by the Senate, but faces some skepticism in the House.

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Sorority hopes to raise $30000 to fight child abuse, neglect

Quinnipiac University

Kappa Delta is hosting its annual Shamrock the Rope tug-of-war competition this Sunday to raise money to fight against child abuse and neglect. This year, the sorority hopes to raise $30,000. M. embers of the university community are hoping to raise $30,000 to fight child abuse and neglect through an …

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Pediatrics

PracticeLink.com

Pediatrics – Child Abuse and Neglect Jobs. Search physician jobs in all specialties nationwide. Find jobs by city and state in family medicine, internal medicine, emergency medicine and hundreds more specialties. Find permanent or locum tenens physician jobs plus nurse practitioner and physician …

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Mineral County officials: Increase in child abuse, neglect cases result of drug epidemic

Cumberland Times-News

KEYSER, W.Va. — Officials say the drug epidemic is causing an increase in the number of abuse and neglect cases in Mineral County. “We have filed eight different abuse and neglect cases so far this year. We have about 12 to 13 kids involved in those abuse and neglect cases,” Cody Pancake, Mineral …

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The child abuse survivor fighting to save others

BBC News

A 53-year-old Canadian woman of Indian origin recently met with India’s Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi. Her mission was to lobby for a change in the law so that adult survivors can report childhood sexual abuse. Purnima Govindarajulu, who grew up in the southern Indian …

India child sex abuse: One woman’s campaign to change the law – BBC News

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‘Charles in Charge’ Star Alexander Polinsky Accuses Scott Baio of Child Abuse

Hollywood Reporter

Polinsky, who played Nicole Eggert’s brother on the ’80s family sitcom, was joined by Eggert and attorney Lisa Bloom during a press conference on Wednesday. Alexander Polinsky is alleging child abuse and sexual harassment at the hands of Charles in Charge star Scott Baio, the second of Baio’s …

Alexander Polinsky Alleges Scott Baio Exposed Himself on Set, Sexually Harassed Him With … – Variety

‘Charles in Charge’ star Alexander Polinsky accuses Scott Baio of child abuse – AOL

Former child actor Alexander Polinsky has accused Scott Baio of sexual harassment and child abuse – HelloGiggles

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Effort to extend Colorado’s statute of limitations for failure to report child abuse fails after opposition …

The Denver Post

An effort to extend Colorado’s statute of limitations for the crime of failing to report child abuse died in a Senate panel Wednesday following opposition from a teacher’s organization and the Catholic Church. The vote for Senate Bill 58 was 3-2 along party lines in the Republican-controlled Senate’s State, …

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Child Abuse Deaths In Texas Increased 30 Percent In One Year

Houston Public Media

Troubling new statistics out from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released last week show fatalities from child abuse and neglect are up nationwide for fiscal year 2016. And deaths in Texas accounted for the biggest increase. Child abuse deaths in the state were up to 217, from 162 …

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Ashley Grace Fosters Dialogue On Child Abuse Epidemic With Socially Conscious Short ‘Hunter …

Deadline

Someone who believes in filmmaking as an artistic vehicle for asking critical questions, Grace was inspired to make the film by events in her personal life, hoping to shine a light on the epidemic of child abuse across the country and the world. “This project for me is extremely personal because almost 10 …

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Child abuse reports on the rise in Chesco

Daily Local News

“With new reporting requirements and other factors, child abuse reports are up across Pennsylvania,” said District Attorney Tom Hogan in a news release issued Tuesday. “Every time a child is abused, it is a tragedy. In Chester County, we are lucky to have the resources and dedicated personnel to …

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Anti-child abuse priest arrested for having child pornography

New York Post

A retired Idaho priest who fought against child sex abuse in the Catholic church was arrested Friday for possession of child pornography and drug charges, the Idaho Statesman reported. Authorities had received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and obtained a warrant to …

Priest Whose Home Was Filled with Drugs and Child Porn Posed as Child Abuse Campaigner – Newsweek

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Child Abuse Deaths In Texas Increased 30 Percent In One Year

Texas Standard

New data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services shows Texas leading the nation in abuse deaths in 2016. Advocates say last year’s legislative actions to overhaul the CPS system have begun to show positive results.

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Teacher who allegedly forced student to stand for Pledge charged with child abuse, assault

FOX31 Denver

Physical education teacher Karen Smith, a 20-year employee of the school district, is accused of forcefully making a male student stand for the Pledge by lifting him to his feet by his jacket and removing him from the classroom, officials said. Smith is charged with child abuse – recklessly with injury and …

Teacher charged with child abuse after “dragging” boy who sat for pledge – Boing Boing

Child abuse charges vs. teacher who allegedly forced student to stand for Pledge of Allegiance – CBS News

Colorado Teacher Arrested for ‘Child Abuse’ for Forcing Child to Stand for Pledge of Allegiance – Breitbart News

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Extreme child abuse: Does rash of recent cases mean it’s on the rise?

Delmarva Daily Times

Stories of abused children kept confined in homes have been emerging both locally and nationally recently. Two Mardela Springs women face child abuse charges after a January investigation by police revealed they had not only beaten three children, but kept two of them locked in a closet over the …

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The Story Of A Child Abuse Survivor

TODAY Parenting Team

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How Will You Spread Kindness?

Prevent Child Abuse America

Today kicks off Random Acts of Kindness Week, a few days each February where people across the country are challenged to do something kind for a family member, friend, neighbor or stranger. Just one small act can make a difference and help brighten someone’s day. There are many ways – both big …

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Child Abuse

The New York County District Attorney’s Office

Sexual abuse is usually committed by someone known to the child, and children rarely report it immediately. A child may not feel comfortable talking to a parent about the details of what happened. Our Office – as well as the NYPD and the Administration for Children’s Services – are trained to interview …

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Michigan residents encouraged to prevent child abuse by simply checking a box while filing taxes

State of Michigan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 8, 2018. CONTACT: Bob Wheaton, 517-241-2112. LANSING, Mich. – The Children’s Trust Fund is reminding people filing their state income taxes to remember to check a box that will help prevent child abuse. A checkoff box on a state income tax return form allows …

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Parenting Tip of the Week – Teaching Kindness and Respect during #RAKweek2018

Prevent Child Abuse America

Parents can use opportunities like #RAKweek2018 to talk to children about the importance of SEL concepts like respect and kindness,

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Former UK football coach Bennell convicted of child abuse

att.net

London (AFP) -. Former youth coach Barry Bennell was found guilty of multiple counts of child sexual abuse on Tuesday in a case that rocked English football, triggering hundreds of revelations. Bennell, 64, a former coach at Crewe Alexandra who was also associated with Manchester City, is being tried …

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Navajo Woman from Navajo, NM, Pleads Guilty to Federal Assault and Child Abuse Charges

Department of Justice

ALBUQUERQUE – Elmira Curley, 22, an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation who resides in Navajo, N.M., pleaded guilty today in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., to assault and child abuse charges. Curley entered her guilty plea under a plea agreement that recommends a sentence of 120 …

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Get ready for National Child Abuse Prevention Month – 20% off Paper Tigers and Resilience this …

ACEsConnection

You can get them in time to host a screening in April for National Child Abuse Prevention Month. PAPER TIGERS and RESILIENCE are proven, innovative media tools used to build awareness and provide additional education about ACEs and shows the impact of child abuse and neglect. PAPER …

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Child abuse is not inevitable, but preventable — local policy changes prove that

The Hill

When the federal Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF) began its effort to develop a national strategy to eliminate child maltreatment fatalities, we knew the challenging task we were facing. Few, if any, evidence-based interventions existed that were shown to prevent …

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New data: child abuse deaths rise, notably in Texas, Indiana

The Denver Post

In this Sept. 18, 2017, file photo, juvenile Judge Marilyn Moores speaks during an interview in Indianapolis. Newly released federal figures show a sharp rise in child abuse fatalities in the U.S., with the bulk of the increase occurring in two states, Indiana and Texas, where child-welfare agencies have …

New data: child abuse deaths rise, notably in Texas, Indiana – Fox News

Child abuse deaths rise, notably in Texas – Longview News-Journal

New data: child abuse deaths rise, notably in Indiana, Texas – WNDU-TV

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Action sought on alleged child abuse at Haiti orphanage

ABC News

Ten members of the U.S. Senate have asked the State Department to pressure the Haitian government into closing an orphanage where several children being adopted by American families have been victims of alleged sexual abuse. The letter said “multiple” children at the Foyer Notre Dame de la …

US senators seek action on child abuse allegations in Haiti – STLtoday.com

Action Sought on Alleged Child Abuse at Haiti Orphanage – NBC 6 South Florida

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Maryland women charged with child abuse, allegedly forced children to eat dog feces

Baltimore Sun

Maryland State Police say three children endured physical beatings and were reportedly forced to eat dog feces. A Wednesday news release says investigators determined the victims lived with 29-year-old Amanda R. Wright and her live-in girlfriend, 25-year-old Besline Joseph in Mardela Springs in …

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Woman charged with child abuse is accused of twisting boy’s genitals

Omaha World-Herald

A 48-year-old woman has been charged with felony child abuse following allegations that she injured a boy’s genitals. Hollie Budka, of Omaha, was ordered held on $30,000 bail at a Wednesday morning court hearing. Omaha police officers went to LeMay Elementary School in Bellevue on Jan.

Bond set in abuse case alleging twisted genitals and bruising – WOWT

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Why child abuse like the Turpin family horrors is so hard to prevent or halt

American Enterprise Institute

Hard cases make bad law. That may be the disturbing but difficult-to-avoid lesson from the stomach-turning abuse suffered by the 13 children of David and Louise Turpin for at least a decade. The Turpins, who are set to return to court Feb. 23, are an extreme example. It’s not only the number of children …

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Cantonment man charged with child abuse for allegedly giving young boy two black eyes

Pensacola News Journal

A child who arrived at Sacred Heart Hospital’s emergency room with two black eyes — one swollen shut — and multiple body bruises led to an investigation and the arrest of a Cantonment man. Albert Lee McClammy, 35, faces one count of aggravated child abuse for allegedly abusing the young boy in …

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New data finds child abuse deaths on the rise

The Charlottesville Newsplex

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Newly released federal figures show a sharp rise in child abuse fatalities in the U.S., with the bulk of the increase occurring in two states, Indiana and Texas, where child-welfare agencies have been in disarray. According to a report released this week by the Department of Health …

National briefs: Child abuse fatalities in US up 7 percent – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Texas and Indiana lead in child abuse deaths, new report shows – Blasting News

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Reforms haven’t cut state’s child abuse rate

Boston Herald

As a result, the Bay State has a nation-leading rate of 23.3 victims per 1,000 children, more than double the national average. It marked the third straight year Massachusetts had the highest rate of abuse and neglect, starting in 2014 — the year before Gov. Charlie Baker took office — when reports …

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Police Departments Warn Facebook Users to Stop Sharing a Child Abuse Video

Gizmodo

Police departments across the country are warning Facebook users that a child abuse video captioned with a vague plea to identify the perpetrator is spreading across the site via direct messages and status updates—and that sharing this nightmare chain letter or even viewing its contents is, obviously, …

Child porn went viral on Facebook, and police say its creator has been charged – Washington Post

Sharing a child abuse video could land you in legal trouble – Digital Trends

Child sex-abuse suspect faces more charges in Michigan, possible extradition – Montgomery Advertiser

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Understanding the relationship between neighborhood poverty and specific types of child

ScienceDirect.com

In this paper we examine the relationship between neighborhood poverty and three different types of child maltreatment; neglect, physical abuse, and sexual abuse. We explore both rates of reporting and rates of substantiated reports across low, moderate, and high poverty areas. We use 1990 Census …

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11-month old girl in critical condition in child abuse case

Sanilac Broadcasting

The Sanilac County Sheriff’s Department is investigation a child abuse case, after being called to McKenzie Hospital Systems in Sandusky Wednesday, shortly before 2 p.m. According to sheriff officials, the incident involved an alleged child abuse complaint involving an 11-month-old girl that occurred …

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Seven charged in Australia over circus ‘child abuse ring’

Courrier Australien

Seven people, including four women, were charged in Australia Tuesday with the alleged sexual and physical abuse of young boys at a circus training school, including producing child pornography.

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Action sought on alleged child abuse at Haiti orphanage

The Kansas City Star

Ten members of the U.S. Senate have asked the State Department to pressure the Haitian government into closing an orphanage where several children being adopted by American families have been victims of alleged sexual abuse. The letter said “multiple” children at the Foyer Notre Dame de la …

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Child Abuse Prevention

amoresperrosllc.com

We all have a shared interest and a shared responsibility to promote the common good by putting an end to child abuse and neglect. Pinwheels for Prevention Logo Since 1985, April has been nationally recognized as Child Abuse Prevention Month. As part of this campaign 19 Sep 2017 On October 1, …

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Social media users warned about child abuse video

Cayman News Service

(CNS): The RCIPS is warning social media users not to share a video that is circulating locally on social media which portrays child sexual abuse. Police said they believe the video originated in Jamaica and the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH), which deals with child abuse crimes, …

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Stand Up For Children Heart Word Cloud Child Abuse Prevention Stickers On-A-Roll

Positive Promotions

Description. Stickers remind everyone to speak up for children; Hand them out at your facility or community events; Features our colorful Child Abuse Prevention word cloud heart; Stickers measure 2″ diameter each; 200 Stickers per roll …

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Man arraigned in child abuse case involving 11-month old girl

Sanilac Broadcasting

The suspect in a child abuse case involving an 11-month-old girl was arraigned Friday afternoon in 73A District Court. 22-year-old Derek Paehlig of Deckerville is charged with first and second degree felony child abuse. He remains lodged in the Sanilac County Jail on a $500,000 No Contact Bond, with …

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School district investigator asks for reinstated pay after child abuse allegations

WEAR

A district employee charged in a child abuse case involving the Okaloosa County School District is asking the school board to reinstate his pay.District Investigator Arden Farley is currently suspended without pay. His suspension came after he was arrested.

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Okaloosa County School District employee enter not guilty plea in child abuse case

WEAR

A former Okaloosa County assistant superintendent charged in a child abuse case involving the school district has entered a plea.Stacie Smith has been charged with failure to report child abuse. She turned herself in January 29 and resigned two days later.

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‘Depraved’ child abuse and torture were hidden in the Turpin household for years, officials say …

Los Angeles Times

The charges against each defendant include 12 counts of torture and 12 counts of false imprisonment, seven counts of abuse of a dependent adult and six counts of child abuse. David Turpin was also charged with one count of a lewd act on a child under the age of 14. Their attorney has said they are …

How we can help victims of child abuse, neglect – The San Diego Union-Tribune

Professor talks to Time about the psychology of child abuse – AroundtheO

Calif. House of Horrors: 5 Unanswered Questions About the Shocking Abuse Case – PEOPLE.com

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New Zealand announces major inquiry into child abuse in state care

The Guardian

Jacinda Ardern said: Ardern said: ‘Any abuse of children is a tragedy, and for those most vulnerable children in state care, it is unconscionable.’ Photograph: Dave Hunt/AAP. New Zealanders who were abused in state care have been granted a royal commission of inquiry, following the lead of similar …

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Pentagon, help stop Afghan child abuse

USA TODAY

An American servicemember, serving alongside Afghan security forces, “heard the sounds of Afghan men and boys screaming in ‘what sounded like sex.’ ” This graphic detail is contained in a watchdog report released this month despite Pentagon efforts at one point to keep the document secret until …

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How to spot child abuse and report it

Fox 59

INDIANAPOLIS — David and Louis Turpin are charged with torture and false imprisonment, after their 13 children were found living in abusive conditions. They will be in court in February. Meanwhile, many neighbors, friends and family say they are feeling guilty. They wonder why they weren’t able to …

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Child abuse inquiry to cover ‘concealment of evidence against MPs’

The Guardian

Two other strands, O’Connor explained, would involve examining whether police or prosecutors were prevented from pursuing cases. “A number of retired police officers have claimed that they were indeed ‘warned off’ investigating possible cases of child sexual abuse committed by senior politicians in …

Child abuse inquiry hearing into Nottinghamshire councils being held in London today – Nottingham Post

Lord Janner’s family call £24m-a-year Westminster child abuse probe ‘a stain on British justice … – Daily Mail

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Police: Maryland women locked up kids, made them eat dog feces

USA TODAY

Amanda R. Wright, 29, and Besline Joseph, 25, both of Mardela Springs, were arrested Wednesday and charged with multiple counts of child abuse involving the children in their custody. Investigators determined the three victims, ages 8, 9 and 10, lived with Wright and her live-in girlfriend, Joseph.

2 Maryland women charged with locking up 3 children, feeding them dog feces – The News Journal

Children in abuse case forced to eat dog feces, police say – WBAL Baltimore

Two Charged with Child Abuse in Mardela Springs – WBOC TV 16

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Epping child abuse trial postponed

Seacoastonline.com

BRENTWOOD — The trial of an Epping woman accused of child abuse has been continued to March, as a witness for the prosecution is unavailable due to a medical issue. Jury selection for the trial of Jami Castine, 28, of 97A Jenness Road, was scheduled for Monday, with opening statements expected …

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Mother defends teen accused of child abuse homicide

Good4Utah

Mother defends teen accused of child abuse homicide … The 17-year old made a brief court appearance after being charged with aggravated murder, child abuse. Prosecutors charged … According to charging documents, Weaver’s accused of “throwing the child in the air” hitting his head several times.

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Child abuse inquiry admits its doubts over Westminster paedophile claims

Telegraph.co.uk

The central reason for setting up the £100 million national child abuse inquiry was called into doubt by its own lawyers as it ruled out investigating lurid claims of a Westminster paedophile ring made by fantasists. The inquiry also announced that people making accusations of child sex abuse against …

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Para educator arrested in Bartow, accused of child abuse on special needs students

ABC Action News

For that reason he was arrested for failure to report child abuse. Bartow Police Detectives are working closely with Polk County School Board Staff to determine if there are any other incidents involving the two Defendants. At this time, there are no indications that any other abuse has occurred.

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Top Child Abuse Experts from Around the World to Gather in San Diego for Annual Chadwick …

Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego

Top Child Abuse Experts from Around the World to Gather in San Diego for Annual Chadwick Conference. Jan. 25, 2018 – San Diego, CA – More than 2,000 child maltreatment professionals from around the world will participate in the 32nd annual San Diego International Conference on Child and …

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Child Abuse

Fundly

We are the voice of all children! We are opening abuse centers and we are changing the abuse laws.

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New Report on Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities Shows Progress …

Alliance for Strong Families and Communities

In the first assessment of progress made in implementing the recommendations of the federal Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities, a new report finds a groundswell of recent reforms in child welfare practices across the country.

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Man sentenced for child abuse murder of Shawnee baby girl

The Kansas City Star

A 27-year-old man was sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison for killing the child abuse-related death of an infant girl in Shawnee.

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Sex offender’s sentence extended for repeated child abuse

Gov.uk

Mohammed Waqar has his sentence doubled after Solicitor General refers it as too low.

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“Backpacks of Love” to Assist Victims of Child Abuse and Neglect

Charles County Government

During the month of February, Charles County Government, in partnership with the La Plata Police Department, is supporting The Blue Ribbon Project’s Backpacks of Love program with several Charles County drop-off locations. The Backpacks of Love program supports victims of child abuse and …

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California Child Abuse Case Revives Home-School Regulation Debate

KHSU

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Development of an AIDS-related child abuse prevention programme

Department of Social Policy and Intervention

DSPI PI: Lucie Cluver. Funded by: John Fell OUP Fund. Completed: 2014. The overarching goal of this project was to catalyse and facilitate an innovative and interdisciplinary programme of research at Oxford University into the prevention of child abuse in the context of HIV/AIDS. This built on the …

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Research Reviews Archives

Prevent Child Abuse America

Prevent Child Abuse America Blog. Stay up to date on the latest happenings from Prevent Child Abuse America. Here you’ll find our press releases, blog posts and social media activity in one place. January 23 2018. How the End to the Federal Shutdown affects MIECHV. A three-day government …

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The dad of my child file a false child abuse motion against me. It was proven no abuse occured …

Ask a Lawyer – Justia

Read 1 Answer from lawyers to The dad of my child file a false child abuse motion against me. It was proven no abuse occured. Can I ask for lawyer fee – Florida Family Law Questions & Answers – Justia Ask a Lawyer.

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‘We must act before another child is killed’: Warning over abuse linked to witchcraft and possession …

The Independent

Thousands of children could be abused because relatives believe they are witches or possessed by evil spirits in Britain, it has been warned. Experts fear another child will be murdered if efforts to prevent abuse linked to faith and belief are not urgently stepped up, following the horrific deaths of young …

Witchcraft & possession linked to UK child abuse as experts fear cases will skyrocket – RT

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Gabriel Fernandez: Child Abuse Tragedy

kmir.com

Eight-year-old Gabriel Fernandez, seen in this undated picture, died after his mother’s boyfriend, Isauro Aguirre, allegedly beat and tortured the boy. The boy had only recently been returned to his mother’s care despite more than 60 complaints of child abuse and eight investigations by the Department of …

Palmdale Mother Pleads Guilty to Murder in Torture Killing of 8-Year-Old Gabriel Fernandez – KTLA

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Man arrested on charges of beating child and bathing him in boiling water

Palm Coast Observer

A Palm Coast man is charged with felony child abuse for allegely bathing his young son in boiling water, beating him and striking him with a switch, according to an arrest report. The suspect, 26-year-old Deviaun Toler, brought the boy to Florida Hospital Flagler Feb. 14 with “severe injuries all over his …

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Man gets prison for beating wife in front of child

Saipan Tribune

The Superior Court slapped an 18-month prison term on a man who beat up his wife and hit her with the back end of an axe as she was holding their 2-year-old child in Koblerville. Kerik Babauta Lizama, 38, pleaded guilty last Tuesday to assault with a dangerous weapon. The remaining charges—child …

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Girls testify against stepfather in child abuse trial

The Daily Star-Journal

Brown, 40, of 87 N.W. 800 Road, is charged with four counts of felony child abuse or neglect, two counts of child endangerment and one count of furnishing pornography to a minor. In opening arguments, Assistant Prosecutor Jo Leigh Fischer alleged the offenses occurred between March 26 and April …

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Several Camp Pendleton Marines convicted on sex assault, child porn charges; more cases pending

Los Angeles Times

He faces a third set of charges linked to child abuse that allegedly occurred in 2014 and 2015 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, in San Bernardino County. He’s accused of beating a child with a fly swatter, punching a child’s face, slamming a child in the head with a door …

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Mum installs CCTV after baby keeps crying – what she records is SICKENING

Daily Star

In the sickening footage, you see the moment Anastasia Zhelyabova, 31, was caught beating the small child. Another clip shows the babysitter pinching the child’s nose after it refused to take its bottle. And an even worse situation, caught on the CCTV camera, shows her picking the toddler up by one arm …

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Man accused of beating 4-year-old to death, injuring two other children facing charges

KPRC Click2Houston

SAN ANTONIO – A 32-year-old man accused of beating his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son to death and injuring two other children on Friday is being charged with capital murder, police said. The San Antonio Police Department arrested Michael Cruz Arroyo after his girlfriend found him intoxicated on the bed …

4-year-old allegedly beaten to death by mother’s boyfriend identified by Medical Examiner – KSAT San Antonio

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Jury convicts man of beating toddler to death and tossing body in creek

The Columbus Dispatch

A Franklin County jury struggled through about 16 hours of deliberations over parts of four days before finding Kurt A. Flood guilty Thursday in the beating death of a 14-month-old boy whose body was tossed in an East Side creek. Flood, 27, faces a mandatory life sentence, with no chance of parole for …

Columbus man found guilty in beating death of 1-year-old boy – 10TV

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Child Abuse Review Board in Evansville is united front to keep kids safe

14 News WFIE Evansville

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, child abuse deaths doubled in Indiana in 2017, from 34 to 70. According to Evansville Police, reports of child abuse have gone up 50% from 2016 to 2017. While officials tell us they are not necessarily seeing that increase in Vanderburgh …

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More children die from abuse in Texas than in any other state

Dallas News (blog)

In 2016, 4-year-old Leiliana Wright was brutally beaten to death while in her mother’s care even after social workers had been warned the Grand Prairie girl was in danger. Her story led to outrage and scrutiny of the state’s child welfare system, but she was far from the only child to die in such a way.

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Minn. Couple Accused of Beating and Tying Up Their 6 ‘Falsely Imprisoned’ Children

PEOPLE.com

A couple is facing child abuse and criminal sexual conduct charges in Minnesota, where authorities allege they withheld food from their children as punishment and routinely whipped them with belts and extension cords. According to Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom, the parents allegedly tied …

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Boy injured, Waynesboro man faces abuse charge

Staunton News Leader

WAYNESBORO – Police arrested a man Wednesday after he was accused of child abuse in a case where the victim suffered injuries “pretty much from head to feet,” according to Capt. Kelly Walker of the Waynesboro Police Department. Brad E. Young, 39, of Waynesboro, is charged with felony child …

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DCFS worker beaten while taking child into protective custody last year has died, officials say

Chicago Tribune

An Illinois Department of Children and Family Services employee beaten last fall while she tried to take a child into protective custody has died, officials said Thursday. Pamela Knight, 59, of Dixon, who was attacked Sept. 29, died Thursday morning during a stay at a Chicago hospital. An autopsy is …

Illinois Child Welfare Worker Dies Months After Beating – Patch.com

DCFS employee dies 4 months after beating – Chicago Sun-Times

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Police: NY parolee charged with ‘horrific’ abuse of 2-month-old son

13WHAM-TV

NUNDA, N.Y. (WHAM) – A parolee from Nunda was indicted on multiple felonies for allegedly beating his 2-month-old son, according to Nunda police. Brock Hyde, 35, was indicted for second-degree assault and reckless assault of a child. An indictment unsealed in Livingston County Court last week …

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Man accused of beating child facing new charges

KXLY Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. – A suspect in the brutal beating of a young child is facing new charges of attacking a woman. Cedric Burton was in court Wednesday facing those charges. The victim, who is the mother of Burton’s child, says she was driving with him when he became angry. She says he grabbed her …

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Judge rebukes absent father, orders funeral for abused child who remained in morgue

USA TODAY

More: Indictment: Sisters beat boy to death with baseball bat for taking cupcake. Amina Krouser died in December after a brain infection and alleged beating by her mother, Azlyza Ababneh, who has been charged in the case. The child’s body remained in the county morgue since then because Ababneh …

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Mother arrested in Cary child abuse faces Pennsylvania felonies in child-custody case

News & Observer

Kylie Morgan Hamilton, the Cary mother charged with child abuse for allegedly not getting her daughter medical treatment quickly after a beating blamed on Hamilton’s boyfriend, is wanted in Pennsylvania on four felony charges of interfering with a child-custody order involving her children. Hamilton, 27 …

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Nunda father pleads not guilty to beating infant son

13WHAM-TV

Geneseo, N.Y. (WHAM) – The Nunda man accused of brutally beating his two-month-old son pleaded not guilty in Livingston County Court Tuesday morning. Brock Hyde, 35, is accused of ‘horrific abuse‘ of the baby boy. An indictment unsealed in Livingston County Court last week states the baby had a …

Nunda father accused of beating 2-month-old son pleads not guilty – WHEC News – 10NBC

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Mother who took plea deal testifies against man accused of her child’s beating death

The Columbus Dispatch

Timid and nervous, she cried Thursday as she described finding her 14-month-old son dead two days after a Christmas Eve 2014, beating by a man who had allowed them to move into his East Side house. Dainesha Stevens, 28, pleaded guilty nearly three years ago to her role in the death of Cameron …

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Suspect accused of beating, killing teen has previous child abuse charges

KOAT Albuquerque

According to a police report in 2003, Santa Fe police officers arrested Ferguson for aggravated battery on a household member and child abuse. The incident involved Ferguson’s then wife, who was two months pregnant, and the couple’s 8-month-old daughter. According to the documents, Ferguson …

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Woman accused of beating children with hangers, cords pleads guilty

MLive.com

SAGINAW, MI — The 54-year-old woman accused of beating four young relatives under her care has pleaded guilty to the lesser charges of child abuse she faced. Wondolyn Gay Martin pleaded guilty Tuesday, Jan. 30, to two counts of third-degree child abuse, a two-year felony. In exchange for the plea, …

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Child porn went viral on Facebook, and police say its creator has been charged

Washington Post

“You’re disseminating child porn and that’s a felony . . . it’s an awful thought that people can’t understand that that’s wrong,” he said. “To have it blasted over social media — it shocks the conscience, for me. It really does.” [He bought a gun to protect his family. Then he saw someone beating up a cop.].

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Sickening video shows teen parents covering a crying baby’s face with a plastic bag as it struggles …

Daily Mail

Teenage parents have uploaded sickening videos appearing to show them inflicting horrific abuse on their baby as he cries. The footage, uploaded to Snapchat, shows a young child crying as he tries to remove a plastic bag over his head while people laugh in the background. Police have attended a …

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Austin mother accused of severely beating child, causing spinal fractures

KVUE

AUSTIN – An Austin woman has been arrested after police said she severely beat her daughter over a period of time, eventually causing spinal fractures. The Austin Police Department said Eunice Alvarez Augusto, 30, has been charged with injury to a child, a first-degree felony, under accusations she …

Austin mother accused of beating her 10-year-old daughter for years – KXAN.com

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Authorities said children were beaten, forced to eat dog feces: report

NOLA.com

Maryland State Police have accused two women of abusing children by beating them with their hands, extension cords, belts, sticks and a stun gun and, occasionally, forcing them to eat dog feces, WBAL-TV reported Thursday (Feb. 1). Amanda Wright, 29, and Besline Joseph, 25, both of Mardela …

Women charged with child abuse, accused of beating kids, forcing them to eat dog feces – fox6now.com

Maryland Women Accused of Locking Up Kids and Feeding Them Dog Feces – Newsweek

Woman and her live-in girlfriend are charged with brutally beating three children, feeding them … – Daily Mail

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Union toddler dies from child abuse

fox2now.com

Police say the child had been left with his mother’s boyfriend for much of the day. The boyfriend, 23-year-old Austin T. Stonebarger of Union, eventually admitted to pushing the child which caused the young boy to hit his head. He also admitted to causing bruising the prior day when he disciplined the …

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Woman, live-in girlfriend charged with forcing children to eat dog feces in new ‘house of horrors’

Fox News

Amanda R. Wright, 29, and her live-in girlfriend, 25-year-old Besline Joseph, were arrested Wednesday morning after police began investigating possible child abuse at the Mardela Springs home on Jan. 26, FOX45 Baltimore reported. Three children — ages 8, 9, and 10 — were found in the home and …

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A 3-Year-Old Boy Was Beaten to Death Over a Cupcake, Police Say

TIME

(ATLANTA) — Two sisters have been indicted in the fatal spanking and beating of a 3-year-old with a baseball bat for taking a cupcake from the kitchen.The Fulton County District Attorney’s Office says LaShirley Morris and Glenndria Morris were formally charged Tuesday with two counts of felony murder …

2 Sisters Accused Of Beating 3-Year-Old To Death For Sneaking A Cupcake – Oxygen (blog)

Boy, 3, ‘beaten to death with baseball bat for stealing cupcake’ – Metro

Sisters accused of beating 3-year-old to death for taking cupcake – fox2now.com

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Child abuse suspect has history of theft, forgery charges

Delmarva Daily Times

One of the women accused of abusing three children in a Mardela Springs home since May 2017 has faced previous criminal charges in Delaware. On Jan. 31, state police arrested Amanda Rachelle Wright and her live-in girlfriend Besline Joseph after investigation revealed they were beating three …

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UPDATE: Son of local police chief charged in child’s beating death

Atlanta Journal Constitution

UPDATE: Son of local police chief charged in child’s beating death … Joshua David Richards, the 21-year-old son of Carrollton police Chief Joel Richards, was jailed Tuesday after police responded to a report of an injured child at the … A murder charge was added after the child died over the weekend.

Georgia police chief’s son charged in child’s beating death – ABC News

Georgia police chief’s son, 21, is charged with murder after ‘whipping his three-year-old stepson to … – Daily Mail

Local police chief’s son faces murder charge after child dies from head injuries – WXIA-TV

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Pentagon, help stop Afghan child abuse

USA TODAY

An American servicemember, serving alongside Afghan security forces, “heard the sounds of Afghan men and boys screaming in ‘what sounded like sex.’ ” This graphic detail is contained in a watchdog report released this month despite Pentagon efforts at one point to keep the document secret until …

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2 Maryland women charged with locking up 3 children, feeding them dog feces

The News Journal

Two Maryland women were arrested Wednesday and charged with child abuse that involved beating and using a stun gun on three children and feeding them dog feces. Amanda R. Wright, 29, and her girlfriend, Besline Joseph, 25, lived together in the 14000 block of Norris Twilley Road in Mardela …

2 Maryland women charged with beating, using stun gun on 3 children – WJLA

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How were 2 sisters accused of beating child to death for taking a cupcake allowed bond?

WXIA-TV

ATLANTA — On Tuesday, a Fulton County Grand Jury handed down an indictment charging sisters with two counts of felony murder, one count of aggravated assault and two counts of cruelty to children in the first degree. But before Tuesday’s indictment came, documents show the sisters had been …

A toddler took a cupcake. He died after the baseball bat came out, police say – Charlotte Observer

Sisters indicted in beating death of 3-year-old for eating a cupcake – TheGrio (blog)

A toddler took a cupcake. He died after the baseball bat came out, police say – Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

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India father held for brutally beating son

BBC News

A man has been arrested in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan after a viral video showed him brutally beating his five year-old son. The one-minute video also shows him kicking his three-year-old daughter as the siblings cry and beg for help. Police told the BBC that the man and his brother, who …

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Man pleads guilty to sex abuse, child abuse

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Seal pleaded guilty Wednesday to first-degree sexual abuse and child abuse resulting in serious injury. … began in early June 2017 when Detective K.L. Adams, working with the Mercer Couty Prosecuting Attorney’s Offie, was told about the alleged abuse of a 3-year-old child, according to court records.

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Nevada Suspect Arrested in Chicago After Beating Child to Death

NBC Chicago

A Nevada man wanted in the beating death of his 10-month-old child has been arrested in Chicago. Authorities say Eric Chu was arrested Friday at a Greyhound bus station by FBI agents and local police. The 31-year-old Chu of Las Vegas is charged with murder in the death Wednesday of his child, …

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Florida man accused of beating toddler, putting her in oven, turns himself in

Fox News

May was being held on $50,000 bond on a child abuse charge. Members of May’s family disputed the claims against him, saying they believe another person abused the child. “[He] loved this little girl,” his mother told FOX35. “When she was a newborn baby he took care of her. He brought her clothes, …

Man wanted for allegedly beating 3-year-old girl and putting her in an oven turns self in – FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Volusia County man accused of putting 3-year-old child in oven claims innoncence, deputies say – WFTV Orlando

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Epping child abuse case heads to trial

Seacoastonline.com

BRENTWOOD — An Epping woman accused of repeatedly beating an 18-month-old child with the force of a high-speed car crash is scheduled to begin trial Monday in Rockingham Superior Court. Jami Castine, 28, of 97A Jenness Road, faces 17 charges, including five first-degree assault charges, …

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Woman pleads guilty in belt buckle child abuse case

KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)– The woman accused of torturing her boyfriend’s 5-year-old son has taken a plea deal. In court Tuesday, Crystal Harrison pleaded guilty to several counts of reckless child abuse. She allegedly tortured the boy by beating him with a belt buckle and holding his head …

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Mother of 8-year-old boy tortured and beaten to death pleads guilty to murder

Los Angeles Times

The death led to unprecedented criminal charges against L.A. County social workers who allowed Gabriel to remain at the home despite six investigations of the mother and numerous reports of the boy’s injuries. Sheriff’s deputies also visited the home multiple times in the months before his death, and …

Gabriel Fernandez: Child Abuse Tragedy – kmir.com

Mother pleads guilty in savage death of tortured California boy, 8; expected to get life in prison – Fox News

Mother pleads guilty to murder, torture in death of 8-year-old California boy – CBS News

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Trial opens for Las Vegas woman accused of child abuse

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Solander authored a book critical of Child Protective Services, and the Department of Family Services closed the investigation before Solander and her husband, Dwight, were arrested on child abuse charges. Defense attorneys argued that the children were taken in by the Solanders with previous …

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Hidden Torture: Homeschool Laws Can Hide Child Abuse Cases

Patch.com

While most homeschooling parents provide warm, nurturing environments for their children, University of Wisconsin pediatrician Barbara Knox found in a 2014 study on child torture that in 38 cases of severe child abuse, 47 percent of parents had either never enrolled or pulled their kids out of public …

Hidden Torture: Maryland Birthday Cake Murder Victim Homeschooled – Patch.com

Hidden Torture: Homeschool Laws Can Shield Most-Abusive Parents – Patch.com

Hidden Torture: Illinois Homeschool Laws Can Shield Abusers – Patch.com

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Tortured and held for ransom,’ a child migrant’s story

CNN

UNICEF estimates that 15 – 20% of all migrants arriving in Italy are children, and that 90% of those children are unaccompanied. “The majority of children on the move on the Central Mediterranean route to Italy are coming from west Africa and some from east Africa,” explained UNICEF spokesperson …

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Turpin abuse case prompts state bill to tighten regulation of home schools

Los Angeles Times

Last month, after a malnourished 17-year-old escaped and alerted authorities to the abuse she and her 12 siblings, ages 2 to 29, had endured there, her parents were arrested and charged with multiple counts of torture and child endangerment. David Turpin, 56, and Louise Turpin, 49, have pleaded not …

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Cars stolen from Turpin parents who are accused of abusing their 13 children

The Desert Sun

The Perris home has sat vacant since the parents were arrested Jan. 14 on suspicion of child abuse and torture after one of their children, a 17-year-old girl, escaped through a window and called police. Police arrived to the home to find a total of 13 siblings, ranging in age from 2 to 29, who were beaten, …

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Turpin case: Funding for 13 abused siblings surpasses a half million dollars

The Desert Sun

Their parents, David and Louise Turpin, are each charged with multiple counts of child abuse and torture. David Turpin also is charged with one count of lewd conduct with a child. Both parents remain in custody in lieu of $12 million bail each after pleading not guilty to all accusations. They’re scheduled …

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NA special committee vows to obliterate child abuse from Pakistan

SAMAA TV News Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Special Committee of National Assembly on Child Abuse which met here Monday vowed to obliterate child abuse from Pakistan. The committee also elected Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage Marriyum Aurngzeb as its chairperson.

NA special committee vows to obliterate child abuse – Pakistan Today

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If Perris torture case were tried today, DA says he’d put Turpin kids on the witness stand

Press-Enterprise

Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin spoke to the Corona Chamber of Commerce on Friday to speak about the Perris torture case involving David Allen Turpin and his wife, Louise Ann Turpin, who are accused of torturing and imprisoning 12 of their 13 children; the youngest child, 2, appeared …

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Shocking moment mum dumps screaming girl, 5, in the road and drives away as she chases after …

The Sun

THIS is the shocking moment a mum allegedly kicks her five-year-old daughter out her car and then drives away. Video shows the little girl screaming to be let back into the car and she even runs around the front of the vehicle. This is the shocking moment a mum allegedly kicks her five-year-old …

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Salinas childtorture, murder trial delayed until April

The Salinas Californian

The trial for one of two people accused of torturing and killing two children over a bagel has been pushed back a month, prosecutors say. Monterey County Superior Court Judge Pamela Butler pushed back the trial date for Gonzalo Curiel, now 20, to April at a hearing Friday due to his attorney …

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Extreme child abuse: Does rash of recent cases mean it’s on the rise?

Delmarva Daily Times

Stories of abused children kept confined in homes have been emerging both locally and nationally recently. Two Mardela Springs women face child abuse charges after a January investigation by police revealed they had not only beaten three children, but kept two of them locked in a closet over the …

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‘Charles in Charge’ star Alexander Polinsky accuses Scott Baio of child abuse

AOL

Alexander Polinsky, the second former Charles in Charge star to levy claims against Scott Baio, is alleging child abuse and sexual harassment at the hands of the star of the 1980s family sitcom. “I was sexually harassed by Scott Baio and ultimately assaulted by him between the ages of 12 to 15 years …

‘Charles In Charge’ Actor Alexander Polinsky Accuses Scott Baio Of “Mental Torture”, Homophobic … – Deadline

Former Sitcom Star Accuses Scott Baio Of Child Abuse On Set Of 1980s Show – News18

‘Charles in Charge’ Actor Alexander Polinsky Has Accused Scott Baio Of Sexual Harassment And … – UPROXX

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Starved, burned and beaten — videos show ‘life of torture‘ that preceded Utah 3-year-old’s death

Salt Lake Tribune

When the mother was questioned, she insisted that she never harmed her children, and that the girl’s bruising may have come from taking a tumble in a bounce house a few days prior. The burn marks, she said, were from sparklers that her children got too close to during a Fourth of July celebration.

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We’re all soldiers in war on child abuse | Guest editorial

Sun Sentinel

Often it’s not until some horrendous case makes headlines does the tragedy of child abuse come to the front burner. Then things settle down and we tend to forget about it. Until the next time. The next time came last month after 13 malnourished siblings allegedly kept captive in filthy conditions by their …

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Priest Whose Home Was Filled with Drugs and Child Porn Posed as Child Abuse Campaigner

Newsweek

A former Catholic priest who posed as campaigner against child abuse was arrested Friday over possession of child pornography, as well as possession of drugs including LSD and ecstasy. The Idaho Statesman reported that authorities searched the home of Father Thomas Faucher after they were …

Retired priest who spoke out against child abuse in the Catholic church is arrested for possessing … – Daily Mail

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Donations surpass $450000 to 13 siblings in California torture case

The Mercury News

Donations surpass $450,000 to 13 siblings in California torture case …. David Allen Turpin, 57, and Louise Anna Turpin, 49, are shown with their children on a Facebook post. The Turpins have been arrested on suspicion of nine counts of torture and 10 counts of child endangerment. Via Facebook.

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Female Iranian MPs Demand Action on Stalled Bill Aiming to Preventing Child Abuse

International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran

Some Iranian female lawmakers have called for immediate deliberations on a bill for the protection of children to prevent future cases of child abuse in Iran. “The increase in incidents of child abuse is not becoming of the Islamic Republic. We cannot deal with child abuse with our current laws,” said …

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Trial begins in child abuse case

The Garden City Telegram

A Garden City woman who was convicted last week of child abuse involving her young special needs son after accepting a plea agreement, was called to testify Monday in Finney County District Court in the trial of a Garden City man also charged with abuse of the same child. Assistant Finney County …

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Supporters fear time is running out on child abuse bill

Albuquerque Journal

From left, District Attorney Marco Serna, Santa Fe County Sheriff Robert Garcia and State Police Chief Pete Kassetas speak two weeks ago about the death of Jeremiah Valencia. They provided gruesome details about the death of the 13-year-old at a home near Nambe. (Eddie Moore/Journal).

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How to recognize and prevent child abuse

WKYT

WKYT reached out to an expert to find out warning signs parents can look out for to keep their children safe. Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky is a nonprofit organization, which focuses on preventing child abuse before it starts whether it be physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, or neglect.

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Sicko parents who waterboarded terrified young child and put bag over his head ‘to teach …

The Sun

SICKENING videos showing teen parents torturing their young child have sparked outrage after they were uploaded to Snapchat. The disturbing clips show … A teenage boy, who claims to be the child’s father, can be heard saying that he’s trying to “discipline” the weeping toddler. He adds: “We’re not …

Police speak to teenage boy and girl in relation to Snapchat video – NEWS.com.au

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Blaming home school for Perris child torture is like blaming trenchcoats for Columbine

Sacramento Bee

Last month, a malnourished 17-year-old girl escaped a house in the inland Southern California town of Perris and called the Riverside County sheriff using a purloined cellphone. She reported her brothers and sisters were being held captive by their parents in squalid conditions. The girl was so …

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Maryland Women Accused of Locking Up Kids and Feeding Them Dog Feces

Newsweek

The news comes just two and a half weeks since California authorities discovered that David and Louise Turpin were allegedly torturing their 13 children and shackling them to their beds. The couple are now facing charges of torture, child abuse and false imprisonment. In July 2017, police found that …

Women locked up kids in closets, forced them to eat dog feces: police – WGN-TV

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Child abuse in the US: Resources for journalists

Journalist’s Resource

Virtually every week, chilling accounts of child abuse make headlines nationwide — from children reportedly chained to beds and starved by their parents to hundreds of gymnasts accusing their doctor of molesting them. Beyond the details of these nightmarish incidents, the same questions emerge: …

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Judge to decide if child abuse, torture killing suspects too dangerous to get out of jail

KOAT Albuquerque

Judge to decide if child abuse, torture killing suspects too dangerous to get out of jail … A judge will decide this week if the three suspects accused in the beating, torture and death of Jeremiah Valencia are too dangerous to be released from jail. Thomas Ferguson is the main suspect accused in the …

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‘Blood rituals, child pornography’: Aussie circus school allegedly tortured young kids

Stuff.co.nz

A statement from NSW Police said detectives from the Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad established Strike Force Baillieu in July 2017 to investigate reports of historic abuse on three boys, who were under the age of 8. Seven people were arrested at homes in near Australia’s Blue Mountains at 7am …

Seven circus school members ‘performed sadistic blood and sex rituals on three boys under eight … – The Sun

Circus training school employees charged with torture of three young boys in Australia – TVNZ

Seven from circus training school charged over sex abuse of three boys – SBS

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Over $400000 raised for siblings held captive in California torture house

AOL

A multitude of fundraisers meant to benefit the 13 Southern California siblings rescued from abhorrent living conditions in January will hopefully offer the family a second shot at life. Over $400,000 has been raised to benefit the Turpin children, who were starved, abused, beaten and held captive by their …

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James Bulger’s killer back behind bars over ‘vile’ new child abuse images

Lancashire Evening Post

Child killer Jon Venables has been jailed for three years and four months after admitting surfing the dark web for extreme child abuse images and possessing a “sickening” paedophile manual. Venables, who kidnapped, tortured and murdered toddler James Bulger 25 years ago, was charged after …

James Bulger killer admits a thousand child abuse images – The Australian

UK toddler killer admits having child abuse images – The Express Tribune

James Bulger killer Jon Venables jailed for 40 months over possession of child abuse images and … – Mirror.co.uk

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Abuse bill advances as authorities detail torture of teen

Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

This undated photo provided by the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s office shows Wayne Ferguson. Investigators on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, announced the arrests of 42-year-old Ferguson, along with two others in connection with the death of a 13-year-old boy whose body was found buried off a rural highway …

New documents provide more detail of alleged torture of 13-year-old boy – Albuquerque Journal

New court document alleges additional torture of Jeremiah Valencia – Santa Fe New Mexican

Details emerge of alleged torture prior to boy’s death – Albuquerque Journal

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‘Depraved’ child abuse and torture were hidden in the Turpin household for years, officials say …

Los Angeles Times

David and Louise Turpin, shown in court, are each charged with 12 counts of torture and 12 counts of false imprisonment, seven counts of abuse of a dependent adult and six counts of child abuse. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times) …

California Parents Banned From Talking to Their 13 Kids for Three Years, Judge Rules After … – Newsweek

Shackled kids were going to move to Oklahoma ‘within days’ of parents’ arrest – USA TODAY

Calif. House of Horrors: 5 Unanswered Questions About the Shocking Abuse Case – PEOPLE.com

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They noticed the Turpins’ strange behavior, but no one suspected the kids were being tortured

CNN

But closer to home, neighbors, relatives and schoolmates are reeling from the allegations that David and Louise Turpin starved, tortured and shackled their 13 children — ages 2 to 29 — to their beds. They’re now recalling every detail from their interactions with the family, and wondering how in the world …

California torture family: Neighbours reveal disturbing rare sightings of Turpin children – Express.co.uk

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Women locked up kids, made them eat dog feces: Investigation

Delmarva Daily Times

Three children in Mardela Springs were beaten and reportedly locked up and fed bread and water, oatmeal and sometimes dog feces, authorities said Wednesday. Two women were arrested Wednesday and charged with multiple counts of child abuse involving the children in their custody. Amanda R.

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‘It is torture . . . to watch your child lying on a hospital bed taking his last breath’

Washington Post

Demetri Hooper was a miracle to his parents. After his mother was told that she’d never be able to have children once she’d battled a brain tumor, she and his father welcomed the smiling boy into the world March 5, 2016. They dreamed of taking him to football games, celebrating birthdays and hearing …

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California Child Abuse Case Revives Home-School Regulation Debate

KQED

Personal handwritten notes are seen on a piece of paper hanging on the front door of the Turpin family’s home in Perris, California on January 24, 2018. Parents David and Louise Turpin were arrested on January 14 for allegedly torturing and starving their 13 children. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty …

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Turpin case: More than $400K raised for tortured children coming in from around the world

The Desert Sun

More than $400,000 has been raised for 13 malnourished siblings who were removed from a Perris home nearly three weeks ago. The Riverside University Health System Foundation and the Corona Chamber of Commerce have been collecting donations from as far away as Germany and Singapore.

Perris torture case: Dozens of area restaurants hold fundraiser for victims on Wednesday – KABC-TV

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Parents of 13 children charged with years of torture, abuse

WPXI Pittsburgh

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The parents of 13 siblings who were allegedly held in captivity in their family’s Southern California home were charged Thursday with committing years of torture and abuse that left their children malnourished, undersized and with cognitive impairments. “Severe, emotional …

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How to spot child abuse and report it

Fox 59

INDIANAPOLIS — David and Louis Turpin are charged with torture and false imprisonment, after their 13 children were found living in abusive conditions. They will be in court in February. Meanwhile, many neighbors, friends and family say they are feeling guilty. They wonder why they weren’t able to …

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Oldest son of 13 captive California children was star college student

The Mercury News

Balloons, flowers and other momentos are left in front of the Turpin family’s home in Perris, California on January 24, 2018, ahead of another court hearing in Riverside, California today for David and Louise Turpin, the parents who were arrested on January 14 for allegedly torturing and starving their 13 …

Eldest son of ‘house of horrors’ family excelled at community college – Fox News

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