KARA (Kids At Risk Action) tracks news about at risk children

KARA’s reporting is only a sampling of what should be reported

Only the worst child abuse is reported

Most child child trauma and torture is not discovered

37% of children overall and 54% of Black children are reported

to child protection services by the time they turn 18

(American Journal of Public Health 1.17)

6 to 12 million children a year are reported to child protection services and in most states

1/3 of foster children are required to take psychotropic medicines

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Child abuse expert: Lynchburg toddler victim of child torture

WDBJ7

“23 years is not enough for this sort of torture to this child,” the judge stated in court. He went on to add that the only reason he was willing to accept the …

Lynchburg woman to spend 23 years in prison for the murder, torture of her daughter – WSET

Mother sentenced to 23 years in prison for death of her baby – virginiafirst.com

Update: Lynchburg woman sentenced in daughter’s death; judge calls case ‘shocking’ – Lynchburg News and Advance

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Mobile teen has sexual torture added to list of child abuse crimes

AL.com

A Mobile County teenager who is accused of sexually abusing two children aged 10 and 11 had his bond raised during a hearing Thursday morning …

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‘This is how hell feels’: Cudahy couple charged with neglect, abuse and torture of teen daughter

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Kevin M. Boon, 47, and Felicia Boon, 34, each face counts of repeated physical abuse of a child, causing mental harm to a child, neglect causing …

Parents charged in torture of Cudahy girl at home – WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

‘This is what hell feels like:’ Father, stepmother charged in torture of Cudahy girl – fox6now.com

2 charged in torture of Wisconsin girl who was hit, burned – kfor.com

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Complaint: Teen held captive in own home, tortured by parents, siblings

WAOW

The doctor who examined her was blunt concluding the girl’s “clinical presentation is diagnostic for inflicted trauma, child physical abuse, child neglect …

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#BabyDaniel: Parents jailed following gruesome torture of their child

The South African

The court heard that the 3-year-old baby Daniel had been tortured for most of his short life. His parents – who could not be named to protect the …

Man found guilty of murdering Baby Daniel, mother guilty of child neglect – News24

Bittersweet reaction to baby Daniel* judgment – Algoa FM (press release)

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Sexual torture added to long list of charges against Mobile teen

WKRG News 5

SARALAND, Ala. (WKRG) — A 19-year-old in Mobile arrested by Saraland Police in a child sex abuse investigation is facing a new charge.

Sexual Torture added to long list of charges for Mobile teenager – NBC 15 WPMI (press release)

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Twitter demands harsh punishment for ‘Baby Daniel’ torture and murder

TimesLIVE

Twitter demands harsh punishment for ‘Baby Daniel’ torture and murder … The accused were not named to protect the true identity of the child, who …

#BabyDaniel: Custody battle on for killer parents’ remaining children – Independent Online

Baby Daniel: Neglectful mother in court for bail application – The South African

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Child Abuse Survivor Dubbed the ‘Girl in the Closet’ Arrested for Sexually Assaulting 14-Year-Old

PEOPLE.com

A child abuse survivor who endured six years of assault and torture by her parents, who became known as the “Girl in the Closet,” has been arrested …

‘My life hasn’t ever been normal’: The story of ‘Girl in the Closet’ Lauren Kavanaugh, in brief – Dallas News

‘The Girl In The Closet’ arrested in sexual assault of 14-year-old girl, police say – Fox News

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Kerala: Mother, her lover torture 2-year-old son to death; boy had over 90 injuries, says autopsy

Times Now

Thiruvananthapuram: In a shocking case reported from Kerala, a 21-year-old woman and her partner were arrested by police for allegedly murdering …

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Utah couple charged in water torture investigation

KSL.com

Joseph Maseser Mitchell, 29, and Ilaria Catherina Mitchell, 28, were charged Wednesday in 4th District Court with three counts of child abuse, …

Charges: Provo couple reportedly used water torture on girl for getting up after bedtime – Daily Herald

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Man Gets 109 Years for ‘Monstrous’ Torture and Murder of Boy, 3, Found Encased in Concrete

PEOPLE.com

Stephen Bodine, the Kansas man who tortured and murdered his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son before encasing the boy’s body in concrete in an attempt …

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Police: Provo couple charged with felony child abuse, water torture of 9-year-old daughter

Gephardt Daily

PROVO, Utah, Dec. 14, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — A Provo couple has been booked into jail on suspicion of felony child abuse after the man’s …

Police: Provo couple arrested in water torture of young daughter – Deseret News

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North Ridgeville woman gets 26 years for torturing 3-year-old girl

The Morning Journal

Freeman said the victim still is feeling the effects of the torture. … “The state believes she would have succeeded in killing this child,” the prosecutor …

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6 people accused of beating, pouring scalding water on 3-year-old child appear in court

WPIX 11 New York

NEWARK, New Jersey— New details of the alleged torture and abuse of a three year-old boy emerged in court here, as the public got its first view of …

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Kansas Man Gets 109 Years in Torture Killing of Girlfriend’s 3-Year-Old Son: Prosecutors

KTLA

A Kansas man convicted of abusing and killing his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son before encasing the boy’s body in concrete in their rental home’s garage …

Kansas man gets 109 years for abuse and killing of toddler – Seymour Tribune

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Dad, stepmother accused of waterboarding 9-year-old girl

NBC4i.com

That is torture of a child.” Provo police arrested the girl’s father, 29-year-old Maeser Mitchell and the child’s stepmother, Ilaria Catherina Mitchell after …

Dad and stepmom accused of waterboarding nine-year-old – WKRC TV Cincinnati

Mother in shock after daughter in Utah alleged victim of waterboarding as punishment by her father – fox13now.com

Utah dad, stepmom allegedly used water torture as punishment on 9-year-old girl – New York Daily News

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Torturing children unacceptable, says CM

The News International

Taking notice of a video clip showing a child being beaten with a pipe at a mosque in Hyderabad, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has …

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State calls for conviction in Baby Daniel trial as judge questions mother’s fitness

News24

Judgment against a couple standing trial for the murder, torture and neglect of Baby Daniel has been reserved in the Gauteng High Court in …

South Africa: State Calls for Conviction in Baby Daniel Trial As Judge Questions Mother’s Fitness – AllAfrica.com

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Michigan mother sentenced for murder, torture of 4-year-old daughter

FOX 5 DC

Candice Diaz, 25, and boyfriend 28-year-old Brad Fields, faced charges including murder, child abuse and torture in the death of Diaz’s 4-year-old …

Sumpter Township woman sentenced for role in 4-year-old daughter’s torture, murder – WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Michigan mother sentenced 30 to 60 years in prison for murder, torture of 4-year-old daughter – WXYZ

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Calif. Boy, 10, Who Was Tortured to Death Was Allegedly Forced to Wrestle Brother While Mom …

PEOPLE.com

Despite logging several calls over a period of more than two years, California child welfare workers did not conclude there was any abuse occurring in …

Anthony Avalos: Parents’ alleged torture of bisexual boy, 10, revealed – PinkNews

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Calls to DCFS detailing abuse of Anthony Avalos, 10, released in torture, murder case

WLS-TV

Numerous calls made to the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services have come to light after grand jury documents were …

Agonising last days of boytortured by mum and partner because he was gay’ – Kidspot

Final horrific hours of little boytortured to death by his mum and her boyfriend’ – Mirror.co.uk

Sister of 10-year-old boytortured to death by his mother and stepfather after he told them he was … – Daily Mail

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Judge gives ‘animal’ mom prison for girl’s abuse, death

The Detroit News

Gabby was starved, beaten, tortured and forced to sleep on a plastic … Officials said the girl’s death was the worst case of child abuse they had ever …

Mom sentenced in 4-year-old’s torture murder – WFLA

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Oxnard Mother Found Guilty of Torture, Murder in Death of Her 3-Year-Old Daughter

KTLA

Mayra Alejandra Chavez, 27, was also found guilty of torture and assault resulting in death of a child, the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office said …

Jury finds mother of missing Oxnard girl guilty of murdering daughter – Ventura County Star

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Court Documents Reveal Patterns Of Alleged Torture Of 10-Year-Old Boy Killed By Mother And Her …

Blavity

New details of a young boy’s shocking abuse and eventual death are finally being uncovered after a judge ordered the unsealing of grand jury …

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Man, convicted in 2007 toddler’s death, pleads guilty to child abuse in new case

AL.com

According to his indictment, McConico “did willfully torture, willfully abuse, cruelly beat or otherwise willfully maltreat said child by choking him until he …

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Police nab man who tortured his child and forced him to beg

Khmer Times

Banteay Meanchey provincial military police on Sunday arrested a father who allegedly tortured and beat his four-year-old son and forced him to beg …

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Mom sentenced for torture, murder of 4-year-old daughter

Dayton Daily News

A suburban Detroit woman who pleaded guilty to murder and child abuse charges in the death of her 4-year-old daughter has been sentenced to …

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Trial date set for David and Louise Turpin, accused of shackling, torturing their children

The Desert Sun

David Turpin, 56, and Louise Turpin, 50, are each charged with 12 counts of torture and false imprisonment, nine counts of child abuse and seven …

Perris torture case trial set to begin Sept. 3 – Press-Enterprise

Trial date set for couple accused of years-long harm to children – Valley News

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Lancaster abuse case: Unsealed grand jury transcripts detail horrific torture of Anthony Avalos

KABC-TV

Anthony’s mother, Heather Barron, and her boyfriend, Kareem Leiva, are charged with torturing and murdering the 10-year-old boy. The grand jury …

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Perris torture case trial date expected to be set Friday

Press-Enterprise

In a case that has received worldwide attention, the Turpins face a collective 88 felony counts, including torture, child cruelty and false imprisonment.

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Prison for couple who abused 6-year-old

Coeur d’Alene Press

COEUR d’ALENE — A Post Falls couple whose torture of a six-year-old boy caused his pancreas to rupture almost killing the child will each serve no …

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Couple accused of torture, imprisonment of 12 children to appear in court today

WSAV-TV

The couple is charged with 12 counts of torture and false imprisonment, as well as eight counts of child abuse and seven counts of cruelty to a …

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Jeremiah Valencia’s mom, Tracy Ann Peña, gets 12 years in plea deal

Las Cruces Sun-News

… in the death of Jeremiah Valencia, who died a year ago after what authorities say were months of torture and abuse in the boy’s Nambé household.

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‘I Begged Them to Kill Me.’ Uighur Woman Tells Congress of Torture in Chinese Internment Camps

TIME

A Uighur woman and mother of three told a Congressional committee this week that she was tortured and suffered the loss of a child in a mass …

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Avalos jury transcript unsealed

Antelope Valley Press

Prosecutors allege the couple abused, beat, assaulted and tortured the boy, with more than a dozen allegations of abuse dating back to 2013.

Horrific abuse allegations revealed in Anthony Avalos murder case – KTRK-TV

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Miss Manners: Toddler disrupts night of drinks, shooting pool at billiard hall

The Ledger

In such cases, it is the child’s responsibility not to torture the flora, the fauna or the other customers; it is the parents’ responsibility to ensure that the …

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Baby P’s evil mum granted CONTACT with her kids as she makes a bid for freedom

The Sun

The evil mum, who stood by as her partner tortured Baby P to death, does … He was identified only as Baby P until 2009 after Connelly was jailed for …

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Egypt slams AI’s statement on children torture in Egypt

Egypttoday

The government’s SIS denied AI’s allegations stating that the Egyptian authorities have secretly abducted 12 children at least, and have tortured six of …

Egypt says rights group’s statement on torturing children “lacks accuracy” – Xinhua

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Man charged with torture of a 4-year-old child

Queensland Times

A MAN who allegedly burnt a cigarette on his four-year-old child’s arm, caused excessive bruising to their back and left abrasions on their head has …

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Doctors Say Using Tear Gas On Migrant Children Can Have Severe, Long-Lasting Effects

HuffPost

“Throwing tear gas at children is not immigration policy. Separating children from their parents is not immigration policy,” Shapiro said. “It’s torture.”.

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Boy ran from home to avoid beating for mercy killing of squirrel, Carter Lake police say

Omaha World-Herald

The boy told police the man had a squirrel inside a trap. He said the man was going to torture and kill the squirrel and then tie it to the front door to …

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Udaipur police detain, torture minors for 3 days

Times of India

Udaipur: In a blatant violation of the Juvenile Justice Act (JJ Act), cops kept three minor boys in illegal detention at Kotra police station and allegedly …

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CAR war crimes suspect Yekatom appears at ICC, alleges torture

Aljazeera.com

Yekatom faces 14 charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity, including murder, mutilation, torture, cruel treatment and recruiting child …

‘Rambo’ CAR militia leader charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity – CNN

Central African Republic militia leader appears at ICC – The Republic

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Where Are The Turpin 13 Now? The Horrifying True Story Is The Subject Of A Channel 5 …

Bustle

Parents, Louise and David Turpin, are currently facing 42 charges which include child abuse, false imprisonment and torture, The Telegraph reports, …

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Conservative MP urges feds to respond to ‘non-state torture’ in Canada

National Post

… by her parents to friends and strangers from the time she was a child. … He blindfolds you so you don’t know what he’s doing (psychological torture).

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Rising number of child abuse cases worries police

DAWN.com

The case record of all accused involved in child abuse cases – either in … a limited role in the protection of victims of sexual offences and torture.

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Jury issues death sentence of ‘man-child’ Melvin Knight in Greensburg Six torture-murder case

Tribune-Review

Daugherty’s parents and siblings, in court throughout the eight-day trial, said that even after nearly nine years, hearing the grisly details of the torture …

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‘It’s torture’: critics step up bid to stop US school using electric shocks on children

The Guardian

“The American government should care deeply about a form of torture applied to vulnerable children on US soil.” Under the articles of the human …

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Egypt: Children face shocking violations including torture and enforced disappearance

Amnesty International

The Egyptian authorities have committed shocking violations against children since 2013, with at least six tortured in custody and 12 subjected to …

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Amnesty: Egypt disappearing, torturing children

Middle East Monitor

“These findings reveal how Egyptian authorities have subjected children to horrific violations including torture, prolonged solitary confinement and …

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Woman experienced ‘torture’ when social workers and gardaí forcibly removed her day-old child …

Irish Examiner

A mother said she experienced “torture” when social workers and gardai entered her hospital room “like she was the worst person” and forcibly …

Breastfeeding mother experienced ‘torture’ when one-day old newborn was forcibly removed from … – Independent.ie

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Details of child kidnap, rape, and murder conspiracy heard

Coldwater Daily Reporter

26, 2017 and planned to grab a young girl from the Jackson County Fair “to torture this child, sexually assault her, kill her (and) dispose of her.”.

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Mother felt ‘torture’ when newborn forcibly taken from her

Irish Times

Mother felt ‘torture’ when newborn forcibly taken from her … The child’s father is a notice party and the baby’s court appointed guardian is maintaining …

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David Bailey, charged in child porn ring investigation, ordered to trial, held on $5M bond

WWMT-TV

David Bailey, arrested in connection with a child porn investigation, was … heard Bailey and two others plan the kidnapping, rape and torture of a small girl. … distressed, saying she needed to use the child’s phone for an emergency.

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Bulger killers could have been motivated by envy of a child who was loved, new doco claims

NEWS.com.au

There is a reason the murder and torture of one tiny boy from the northwest of England has captured the world’s attention for more than 25 years.

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Pregnant Tipton County mother indicted on child sex charges

wreg.com

Pregnant Tipton County mother indicted on child sex charges … the neglect was “especially heinous, atrocious or cruel or involved torture to the victim.

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Mother to be sentenced for torture and murder of three-year-old Jamie

TimesLIVE

The four-year-long murder trial of a Durban child – identified only as Baby X or Baby Jamie – will reach its conclusion on Thursday when her mother is …

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Prisoner who attacked child killer Roy Whiting in jail had tortured woman to get bank card PIN …

The Sun

ONE of two murderers who knifed child killer Roy Whiting in jail once slashed a … Hyden tortured her for bank PINs then took out £2,700 for coke.

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Ex-Detainee Describes Torture In China’s Xinjiang Re-Education Camp

NPR

By the time Chinese guards began torturing Kayrat Samarkand inside a … Later on, they woke me up with a recording of a child speaking Kazakh.

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In-laws allegedly torture Bhaderwah woman over birth of girl child, dowry in Jammu

Greater Kashmir

A 24-year-old PG student from Bhaderwah area of Doda district has filed a case of harassment against her husband and in-laws after she was …

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Woman levels torture allegation on in-laws over girl child, dowry

State Times

BHADARWAH: Despite social campaigns, strict laws and welfare schemes many mothers are still tortured for producing a girl child. And not just …

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Lauderdale woman indicted on sexual abuse

Times Daily

… arrested on the indictment charges of sexual abuse of a child less than 12 and sexual torture. Reports indicate the incident happened when the child …

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Father Arrested After Toddler Covered ‘Head to Toe’ in Bruises Dies at Hospital

NBC Southern California

A 2-year-old girl died after what police described as torture and her father is … Dany Vidaury, 35, was arrested on suspicion of felony child abuse in …

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Roommate gives jurors gruesome details of 2010 torture-murder in Greensburg

Tribune-Review

Westmoreland County prosecutors are for the second time seeking the death penalty for Knight, the father of a child Meidinger gave birth to while in …

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In-laws allegedly torture Bhaderwah woman over birth of girl child, dowry in Jammu

Greater Kashmir

A case vide FIR no 276 under sections 498-A, 323, 328 and 109 RPC has been registered at police station Bahu against Muhammad Amjad Mir …

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Lauderdale woman indicted for sexual abuse

Times Daily

According to the indictment, White is accused of subjecting the child to inappropriate “sexual contact.” Also, the grand jury charged White with using an …

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Second suspect arrested in child torture case

WTVB News

ALMENA TOWNSHIP (WKZO AM/FM) — A second person has now been charged for his alleged role in the torture death of a three year old girl in Van …

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Mom, Boyfriend Indicted In Torture Slaying Of 10-Year-Old Boy

Patch.com

The young boy, who recently came out as gay before his death, was reportedly tortured and killed after more than a dozen reports of abuse.

Mother, Boyfriend Indicted on Capital Murder Charges in Torture Death of 10-Year-Old Lancaster … – KTLA

Mother, Boyfriend Indicted on Murder, Torture Charges for Boy’s Killing – MyNewsLA.com

Lancaster mother and her boyfriend indicted in murder of 10-year-old son, abuse of 2 other children – KABC-TV

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Child’s torture: perfect timing helps police nab duo

The Hindu

It was timing that helped the Thrikkakara police nab the doctor and his live-in partner accused of torturing the 10-year-old child of the woman from her …

Torture of child: doctor, live-in partner arrested – The Hindu

Kochi: Medical officer arrested for torture of boy – Deccan Chronicle

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Lee Child joins authors auctioning character names for charity

The Guardian

In aid of Freedom from Torture, bids invited for a place in new work by the Jack Reacher author and others including Margaret Atwood and Julian …

Margaret Atwood and Lee Child are auctioning their character names for charity – The Independent

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Liz Crokin: Vote Red or Else Kids Will Be “Raped, Tortured, and Trafficked”

Patheos

“Tomorrow’s election boils down to whether or not you support the rape, torture, trafficking, and murdering of children, period,” she said. “Yes, it literally …

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Child maid torture: Main accused’s husband withdraws pre-arrest bail (Islamabad city)

The Express Tribune

RAWALPINDI: A medico-legal report of a child maid* has proved that she had been tortured while the husband of the main suspect in the case has …

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Police Believe Banning Toddler Was Tortured Before Dad Rushed Lifeless Body to Hospital

NBC Southern California

A sergeant told NBC4 that it was apparent the child had been tortured. Police called it one of the worst cases of child abuse that they had ever seen.

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This Life: Victims of torture walk among us. Who’s helping them?

Atlanta Journal Constitution

This Life: Victims of torture walk among us. …. Center for Victims of Torture, a little old house on Ponce where men, women and children come seeking …

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‘It’s medically sanctioned violence and torture’: Intersex patients call for end to genital surgeries on …

Chicago Tribune

But three months later, Jennifer’s mother arrived at the pediatrician’s office with what would turn out to be a life-changing question: Did her baby girl’s …

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Army seeks record of child maid torture case against its official

DAWN.com

RAWALPINDI: Army authorities have sought the case record of a young maid who was allegedly tortured by her employers – a woman serving with the …

Army takes up child maid torture case against its female officer – Daily Pakistan

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Police arrest couple in Lahore over alleged torture of child maid

DAWN.com

The Child Protection Bureau in Lahore has registered a First Information Report regarding the alleged torture of an 11-year-old maid by her employers …

Another child maid ‘tortured‘ by employer in Lahore – The Express Tribune

Couple arrested for allegedly torturing minor maid in Lahore – Pakistan Today

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Child maid torture case details sought by army

Pakistan Today

The case record of a young domestic helper who was allegedly tortured by her employer, an army officer, has been requested by the military, a local …

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Nurse rescues boy from den of torture

GhanaWeb

A community health nurse in the Upper East region has rescued a four-year-old boy who was tied to a tree for an estimated thirty-six months and fed …

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Woman accused of choking child until he passes out, deputies said

TCPalm

MARTIN COUNTY— A Clearmont woman was arrested on a felony charge of aggravated child abuse by willful torture on Wednesday, according to an …

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Your Halloween Candy’s Hidden Ingredient: Child Slave Labor

Mother Jones

They say they were beaten, and witnessed the torture of other children who … The defendants “were well aware that child slave labor is a pervasive …

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Woman tortured for inability to bear child

Pakistan Today

GUJRANWALA: A man brutally tortured his wife for not bearing a child, … and after confining her in a room, continued to torture her for three days.

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A policy only on paper

The Daily Star

Not only that, these children are engaged in many kinds of hazardous work at their workplace, are often physically and mentally tortured by their …

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Child sex suspect arrested, arraigned

WTVB News

They don’t think he was part of the plot to kidnap, torture and kill a child that has resulted in conspiracy charges in Branch County against some …

Battle Creek man charged with molesting boy – Midwest Communication

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Child torture: boy likely to be handed over to father

The Hindu

A day after the police booked a 33-year-old doctor and a woman for allegedly torturing the latter’s 10-year-old son, the boy’s father has approached the …

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The Torture of Forcibly Separating Children from their Parents

Just Security

The threshold at which treatment or punishment may constitute torture is thus lower when it comes to children, especially when they are deprived of …

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Physical abuse: Initial medical exam confirms child maid was tortured

The Express Tribune

RAWALPINDI: A day after disturbing images and videos of a tortured 11-year-old child maid* shook the nation’s collective conscience, her employers …

Rights minister Shireen Mazari orders probe into child maid torture – The News International

11-year-old domestic worker subjected to brutal torture in Rawalpindi – Geo News

Viral video: Govt official and her husband ‘torture’ child maid – The Express Tribune

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Child maid records statement in torture case

The News International

Rawalpindi:Kinza Bashir, an 11-year-old maid, who was allegedly tortured by her employers, recorded her statement before Civil Judge, Rawalpindi …

Major Ammara goes into hiding; Dr Mohsin Riaz granted interim bail for torturing maid child – Daily Times

Kinza torture case – The News International

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Child domestic help abuse: ‘Every fifth home in Pakistan has a Kinza or Tayyaba’

gulfnews.com

There is no law or legal framework to help such children working as maids or domestic help, and who are often victim to torture, harassment, and …

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Bully boy Australia has it in for voiceless people on vulnerable islands

The Sydney Morning Herald

White rights? Rising emissions? Gay-teacher bans? Child torture? Concentration camps? Come on Australia. We’re better than this. In what it will no …

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Holloway torture charity auctioning off characters in new novels by Margaret Atwood and Lee Child

Islington Gazette

Bookworms could get their names in works by high-profile authors such as Margaret Atwood and Lee Child and raise money for a Holloway torture …

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Child maid beaten, tortured by army officer, husband in Pakistan

THE WEEK

Disturbing images and videos of a 11-year-old girl, who was working as a maid, has shaken the conscience of Pakistan. The girl, identified as Kinza …

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Horrible employers: Child maid recounts ordeal of iron burns, head split open

The Express Tribune

RAWALPINDI: The 11-year-old child maid*, who had been tortured by her employers, recounted before a civil court on Monday the horrific ordeals she …

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Oregon father accused of killing his child

KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Oregon father accused of killing his child … the nose and mouth of the little boy, an alleged ongoing pattern of assault and torture of Colin Valencia.

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Child porn found on Pennington paedophile’s computer depicts torture, court hears

South Coast Herald

REHABILITATION was said to be possible for Pennington resident, Shane Andrew Jordaan (26), who pleaded guilty in court to a charge of distribution …

Child porn found on KZN paedophile’s computer depicts torture, court hears – Citizen

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Was This Man Whipped to Death for Molesting a 2-Year-Old Child?

Snopes.com

… to death with cable ties after he was caught raping a 2-year-old child. … The torture was carried out by a militant identified as ‘Olkhon’ in the town of …

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Trotwood woman accused of assaulting children with hammer, knife

WHIO

Josie Janelle Coleman, 40, was being held in the Montgomery County Jail on Friday afternoon on two counts of endangering children (torture), two …

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One pleads not guilty, but hearings set for others in W. Michigan child porn ring case

WWMT-TV

Police also accuse Toole, Furman and LaPointe,19, of plotting to kidnap a child from a local county fair, then tie them up, torture, and eventually kill …

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Massacre at the movies: why must cinema torture the young?

The Guardian

Greengrass also deals with the aftermath, the frail recovery of survivors and the trial of Breivik – for all his stunted fantasy life, not a child but a man of …

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Lauderdale man accused of child abuse

Times Daily

According to the indictment, Howard did “torture, willfully abuse, cruelly beat the child by grabbing the child by his throat and choking him, slapping …

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Reports: Saudi Arabia Mulling ‘We Only Meant to Torture and Kidnap the Journalist’ Defense

New York Magazine

But no one in Washington, D.C., has ever been at a cocktail party with a starving Yemeni child, and so Riyadh’s offenses against such children did not …

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Evan Brewer, 3, refused to back down from abuse, prosecutor says. It killed him.

Wichita Eagle

Bodine, 41, is accused of torturing Evan for at least two months with the help of the boy’s mother, Miranda Miller, before murdering him on or around …

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Ashland man charged in Cullman County child abuse case

CullmanSense

Waldrop is charged with torture, willful abuse of child under 18 years of age. He is being held in the Cullman County Detention Center on a $50,000 …

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Suspects in naked, chained child torture case make court appearances

WAFF

AUTAUGA COUNTY, AL (WSFA) – Three of the five family members charged with aggravated child abuse for reportedly chaining up a 13-year-old boy …

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November Hearing Set For Perris Couple Accused Of Child Torture

Patch.com

RIVERSIDE, CA — A Perris couple accused of imprisoning and torturing 12 of their 13 children returned to court Friday, with one of the defendants …

Perris torture case: Judge denies request by Turpin children’s mother to attend mental-health … – KABC-TV

Mom charged with torturing most of her 13 kids, denied mental health diversion – CTV News

Accused torture mom Louise Turpin diagnosed with ‘histrionic personality disorder,’ lawyer says, as … – New York Daily News

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Suspects in naked, chained child torture case make court appearances

KXXV News Channel 25

By Jennifer Horton. AUTAUGA COUNTY, AL (WSFA) – Three of the five family members charged with aggravated child abuse for reportedly chaining …

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Couple could face death penalty in alleged torture, slaying of 10-year-old boy

Fox News

Anthony Avalos, 10, was tortured and murdered in June, authorities say. His mother and her boyfriend could face the death penalty for their alleged …

Couple charged in torture-murder of California boy could face death penalty – kfor.com

Couple Faces Death Penalty in Murder, Torture of 10-Year-Old Lancaster Boy: DA – KTLA

Mom, boyfriend could face death penalty for alleged torture and slaying of 10-year-old – WPTZ

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Man sentenced to ‘natural life’ in prison for death of girl

The Detroit News

Diaz faces the same charges, except for the second first-degree child abuse charge and the second-degree child abuse charge, which are conspiracy …

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Disturbing Details Emerge in Torture Case of 13-year-old Boy

Patheos (blog)

New details emerged today in the case of the 13-year-old Alabama boy found chained to a door. A court proceeding for his grandmother, mother, and …

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Many ‘Red Flags’ but No One to Save Him: Inside the Short Life and Slow Death of 10-Year-Old …

PEOPLE.com

… have both been charged with one count of murder and one count of torture in Anthony’s death and one count of child abuse in the alleged beating of …

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Ex-wife of former Liberian president Charles Taylor denies string of torture charges

Telegraph.co.uk

Another allegation states that the former university lecturer was involved in the torture of a child, who was tied to a tree and witnessed the shooting of …

Coventry University lecturer once married to ex-Liberian president Charles Taylor denies plotting … – Daily Mail

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Man found guilty in torture, murder of girlfriend’s 4-year-old daughter

KXXV News Channel 25

Man found guilty in torture, murder of girlfriend’s 4-year-old daughter … felony murder, second-degree murder, torture and first-degree child abuse.

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Children in orphanages ‘suffer neglect, torture’

K24 TV

Most children in orphanages are not orphans after all, but victims of child trafficking, torture and sexual gratification ‘tools’ for paedophiles posing as …

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‘Springs Monster’ sentenced to 35 years behind bars for horrific child ‘torture’

The South African

The 36-year-old man known as the ‘Springs Monster’ has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for the horrific abuse of his five children, over the …

Tortured Springs ‘House of Horrors’ kids say they hate their parents – Citizen

‘Springs monster’ unperturbed as 35-year sentence is handed down – Citizen

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Uncles arrested after boy chained naked and tortured

Montgomery Advertiser

PRATTVILLE — The uncles of a 13-year-old Autauga County boy found naked and chained at the ankles in his home have been arrested. Douglas …

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41 detainees, including child, killed by torture in Syria in September

Al-Arabiya

The provinces of Damascus and Daraa had the largest share in terms of those killed as a result of torture in the regime’s prisons in September. (AFP).

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Uncles Arrested After Naked Child Chained and Tortured

Patheos (blog)

Last week in Alabama I reported the arrest of three adults after authorities found a 13-year-old chained and naked at home. The boy’s mother …

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Abusive Mom Gets 40 Years For ‘Disturbing, Sadistic’ Torture Of Toddler Daughter

Oxygen (blog)

Amber Hall, 26, was sentenced to 40 years in prison on charges of aggravated child abuse and child neglect on Tuesday, State Attorney R.J. Larizza …

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Police believe body of missing boy found in Gastonia creek

WITN

The father of a missing 6-year-old boy with autism said the search for his son has been “torture.” He said he just wants his little boy back home.

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Silent victims: Grim truth about ‘torture’ teens

NEWS.com.au

Silent victims: Grim truth about ‘torture’ teens … It’s understood the child was being looked after by a family member when the incident was alleged to …

Grim truth about alleged ‘torture’ teens – Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

Grim truth about ‘torture’ teens – News Mail

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Ex-Cult Leader Sentenced for Kidnapping, Sex Crimes Against Kids: ‘She Broke Me as a Child’

PEOPLE.com

… sat and listened as a woman — kidnapped from Uganda by Green in the 1990s as a child and subjected to physical and sexual torture for more than …

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‘I want to take responsibility:’ Retired Boise priest pleads guilty in child porn case

KTVB.com

Investigators found more than 2,000 images and videos of child pornography on his computer, including depictions of torture and abuse that …

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A walk to eradicate physical torture from the school system by 2020

pmdnews.lk

Over 131 countries, including Sri Lanka has taken action globally against child abuse and torture based on its negative impact towards the children …

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Child burned, mother and father arrested

FOX 44 – KWKT

BELLMEAD, TX – A Bellmead couple has been arrested after a one-year-old child was severely burned in a Bellmead home earlier this month.

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Burn injuries of child found in east-end Toronto deemed accident: police

Globalnews.ca

Toronto police who found a six-year-old child with their clothes on fire in the city’s east end have now deemed the incident an accident.

Young girl burned in Toronto highrise accident will survive – Toronto Sun

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Cigarette burns found on Biloxi toddler who died. Here’s how it happened, prosecutor says.

The Sun Herald

A toddler who accidentally hanged himself between a couch and a wall while his caretakers slept had cigarette burns on the soles of his feet and …

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Toddler scalded by heating pipe in NYCHA building

WABC-TV

Earlier this month, Ciera Williams’ 2-year-old son was so badly burned he went to the hospital. She says she reported the incident, but nothing has …

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Parents won’t be charged over baby found dead with cigarette burns on his feet

Metro

A mother and father will not face any charges after their one year-old son was found dead with cigarette burns on his feet. Rowan Cannette, who was …

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Woman arrested in Narok for burning her children

Daily Nation

The woman is said to have burnt the children, aged 11 and 14 years, at Nairage Enkare trading centre in Narok East Sub-County after they broke a …

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Cigarette burns found on Biloxi toddler who died. 2 other kids ingested meth, prosecutor says

Jackson Clarion Ledger

HARRISON COUNTY — A toddler who accidentally hanged himself between a couch and a wall while his caretakers slept had cigarette burns on the …

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Preventing injuries in young children

Roswell Daily Record (press release)

Burns: Don’t carry your baby and hot liquids/foods at the same time. Set water temperatures less than 120 degrees. If burns do occur immediately flush …

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Woman Who Drowned and Burned Daughter to Please God Cleared of Murder Charges

Patheos

Suppose she wasn’t mentally ill, but still believed killing her child would make God happy, would that be considered a worthwhile excuse? I would …

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Child suffered third-degree burns after being left in sink, police say

Atlanta Journal Constitution

She walked away and then heard the baby screaming. She took the baby out of the water and saw he had third-degree burns from his torso down.

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Sumter child, 1, flown to Augusta Burn Center for third degree burns

Sumter Item

A 1-year-old child was flown to Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta, Georgia, Friday afternoon for third degree burns, according to initial information …

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Father’s charges upgraded to include murder after toddler dies with severe burn, skull fracture

11Alive.com WXIA

According to a warrant from Coweta County, the child suffered “excessive physical and mental pain” from a severe burn on her right leg, a skull …

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Bloomington man held toddler under hot water as punishment for soiling his diaper

WRTV Indianapolis

She told police that her son had large burn marks on his face that looked like … The child was treated for severe burns on his face, lips, buttocks, and …

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Latest: Rain Partially Collapses Child Care Center Roof

U.S. News & World Report

Authorities have issued mandatory evacuation orders for Orange County canyon neighborhoods below a wildfire burn scar as rain pounds Southern …

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NY Court Affirms Home Health Co.’s Win In Child Burn Trial

Law360

Law360 (November 29, 2018, 5:15 PM EST) — A New York appeals court on Wednesday affirmed a home health care agency’s trial victory over claims …

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Man held toddler under hot water as punishment for soiling his diaper

ABC 57 News

She told police that her son had large burn marks on his face that looked like his skin was falling off when she first saw him. They took the child to IU …

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Judge sentences Tucson mom to 15 years in prison for daughter’s scalding

Arizona Daily Star

The jury found she only acted with intention when she failed to seek help quickly, and that the child was burned because the mother’s actions were …

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Report: Man held toddler under hot water as punishment for soiling his diaper

FOX5 Las Vegas

(Meredith/WRTV) — A toddler was treated for severe burns after a man allegedly held the boy under hot water as a punishment for soiling his diaper.

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Dad who allegedly burnt child with cigarette denied bail

News Mail

A MAN who allegedly burnt a cigarette on his four-year-old child’s arm, caused excessive bruising to their back and left abrasions on their head has …

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Katy teen severely burned in ‘freak accident’ during holiday camping trip

KTRK-TV

Katy teen severely burned in ‘freak accident’ during holiday camping trip … Tyler Creduer, 14, is at Shriners Hospital for Children in Galveston after …

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Yarmouth man allegedly set fire after son bullied

Cape Cod Times

BARNSTABLE — A South Yarmouth man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly lit a pile of neighbor’s children’s toys on fire and screamed that he …

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Babysitter submits guilty plea

Excelsior Springs Standard

The Probable Cause Statement filed by an Independence Police Department detective stated while in the care of Johnston, a 2-year-old child burned …

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Family fears child playing with lighter set New Kensington house on fire

Tribune-Review

Family fears child playing with lighter set New Kensington house on fire … A child accidentally set a New Kensington house on fire Tuesday while playing … according to family members standing outside and watching the home burn.

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Texas Caregiver Accused Of Fatally Beating And Burning Child, Then Using ‘Home Remedies’ To …

Oxygen

Police said Shamonica Page refused to bring the 2-year-old child, who had a severe burn on her buttocks, to a hospital and instead tried out “home …

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Child sustains burn injuries

The Tribune

Ambala: An 11-year-old boy sustained burn injuries after he came in contact with a high-tension wire at Dayal Bagh in Ambala Cantt today. The victim …

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Police: Man beat, burned girlfriend’s son for urinating on him

Williston Daily Herald

Police arrested a 29-year-old man who they say fled from officers while they were investigating allegations that he had beat his girlfriend’s 2-year-old …

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Caregiver arrested after beaten and burned toddler dies

New York Post

ARLINGTON, Texas — Police in the Fort Worth area say a 2-year-old girl died after a caregiver hit her with a belt and burned her buttocks for discipline …

2-year-old Texas girl beaten to death as punishment for potty training accidents: Police – KTRK-TV

Texas girl, two, dies after her caregiver ‘whipped her with a belt and burned her buttocks for wetting … – Daily Mail

Police: 2-year-old Texas girl dies, was beaten and burned – Alabama’s News Leader

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Police: 18-year-old Decatur father burned, pinched infant daughter ‘out of frustration’

Herald & Review

DECATUR — An 18-year-old Decatur man was arrested after police say he admitted to using a metal pipe to burn his infant daughter out of frustration …

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Police: Arkansas woman killed 8-year-old daughter, 71-year-old mother, then tried to burn down …

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (blog)

“A homicide anytime is a sad deal, but when you are dealing with an 8-year-old child, it’s hard on everybody. Especially right before Thanksgiving.

Woman charged with killing mother, daughter, trying to burn residence – Hot Springs Sentinel

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Texas police arrest pair with injury to child in death of 2-year-old girl

The Salem News

During the interview, Page also said the child had a severe burn injury on her buttocks, but she tried “home remedies” to heal the injury instead of …

Two charged in toddler death in north Texas – KTRK-TV

Two charged with injury to child in 2-year-old’s death – WWLP.com

Man and woman arrested in death of 2-year-old girl in Arlington, police say – WGRZ.com

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Instant soups and noodles burn almost 10000 children each year

Today.com

Instant soups and noodles prepared in a microwave can also harm a child in an instant. The products, which many families turn to for a quick, …

1 in 5 childhood scald burns caused by instant soup and ramen, research shows – CNN

Instant-Soup Burns Send Almost 10000 Kids to ERs Each Year – HealthDay

Instant-soup burns send nearly 10K kids to ER every year – UPI.com

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Coin drive set up for child burn victim

KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

MEDFORD, Ore. — Just days after an apartment fire displaced six families and left at least one child with severe injuries, a local elementary school is …

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New study highlights need for psychological screening for carers of child burn victims

News-Medical.net

Pediatric burn injuries are amongst the most traumatic injuries for both children and their parents. Parents are often more emotionally affected by the …

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Child burn victim testifies in trial of adoptive mother

Tucson News Now

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) – No cell phones, no cameras and lots of security. Those were the conditions of the courtroom as the 7-year-old …

Child burn victim tellsTucson jurors her mother held her down in a tub of hot water – Arizona Daily Star

7-year-old burn victim testifies in child abuse trial of adoptive mother – KVOA Tucson News

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Eugene man gets prison in child burn case

The Register-Guard

More than a year after a young girl suffered second- and third-degree burns while in his care, a Eugene man on Friday was sentenced to prison in the …

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Bond increased in Belmont County child abuse case

WTOV Steubenville

Pictures show the child covered in bruises and burn marks, and a search warrant at their home resulted in finding several thousand dollars and …

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‘He let them burn’: Iowa man guilty of murdering 2 girls in Guthrie Center arson

DesMoinesRegister.com

ALBIA, Ia. — By the end of her short life, Melanie “Paige” Exline had been betrayed over and over by some of her closest family members. At age 9 …

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Police: Two arrested after kids found living in ‘unlivable and unsanitary’ home in Buckeye

ABC15 Arizona

Police: Two arrested after kids found living in ‘unlivable and unsanitary’ … They said there was old food on the counters, burn marks on the carpet, …

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Man found guilty in ‘worst child death case’ gets automatic life sentence

Fox 2 Detroit

Man found guilty in ‘worst child death case’ gets automatic life sentence … on New Year’s Day and found the girl with severe burns all over her body.

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Burns Awareness Day 2018

Cranfield and Marston Vale Chronicle (press release) (blog)

There will also be expert knowledge on hand from the Children’s Burns … small steps you can take to prevent your child from becoming a statistic.

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New Jersey family files lawsuit after baby suffers severe burns in nurse’s care

WABC-TV

“This unsupervised nurse failed to have the requisite training, skills and knowledge in order to take care of a special needs child,” Haddad said.

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Phoenix man arrested on suspicion of severely burning child’s feet

AZCentral.com

A Phoenix man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly scalding a 3-year-old boy’s feet so bad he needed skin graft surgery, according to court …

Man accused of scalding 3-year-old’s feet so severely that the child needed surgery – myfox8.com

PD: Man arrested after scalding 3-year-old’s feet, requiring surgery – ABC15 Arizona

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I-Team: Woman who watched son burn to death wants to know why Kia isn’t doing more

WCPO

When Carol Nash woke up feeling sick one morning last year, her son, Keith, offered to take her 2014 Kia Soul to get some groceries so she didn’t …

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Mother charged after 2-year-old dies from burn injuries

WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

A Milwaukee woman was charged in the death of her 2-year-old daughter, after she told police the child was burned in hot bath water, a criminal …

Milwaukee mother charged in scalding death of toddler returned by Child Protective Services – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Prosecutors: 2-year-old returned to mother by CPS in May suffers severe burns in tub – fox6now.com

UPDATE: 41-year-old Milwaukee mom arrested for homicide after 2-year-old daughter burned in tub – WDJT

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2 arrested after 4-year-old goes to emergency room with bruises, burn marks

WTRF

Two people were arrested yesterday after a young child was brought to the emergency room covered head to toe in bruises and burn marks, …

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Milwaukee mom charged after toddler daughter dies from burns

Q13 FOX

MILWAUKEE- A Milwaukee mom burned her 2-year-old daughter with scalding water in a bathtub and failed to seek medical help because she had an …

Mom charged after toddler daughter dies from burns – FOX Carolina

Milwaukee woman charged in scalding death of 2-year-old daughter – WSB Radio

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Family to file lawsuit after baby suffers severe burns in nurse’s care

KXXV News Channel 25

WOODBRIDGE, NJ (WABC/CNN) – A New Jersey mother is taking legal action after her 10-month-old son was accidentally burned by a nurse.

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SHERIFF: Man tried to set fire to mobile home with woman, child inside

WITN

PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) – A Pitt County man is in jail on no bond after the sheriff said he tried to burn down a mobile home with his girlfriend and her …

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Tulsa police search for parents wanted in child neglect case

KOKI FOX 23

Police found the baby girl with severe burns and an allergic reaction that had caused her face to swell up. They believe the allergic reaction happened …

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