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Ten facts prove America allows abuse

For those who don’t pay close attention to news about domestic violence and sexual assault it might sound crazy to suggest that America allows abuse; but we have for a long time. The shocking news about three straight years with reduced life expectancy rates places...

Man who locked daughter in basement unfit for trial

  A suburban Chicago man who, which his wife, is accused of confining their 10-year-old daughter to their basement has been found unfit for trial. Lake County Assistant State's Attorney George Pappas says 48-year-old Randy Swopes will be held in a secure treatment...

Suicide after fatal child custody decision

Faith Was Misplaced: Now Faith is Lost Another fatal child custody decision leads to another child suicide. Custody courts are in crisis. Children are paying the price. This child was 13 years old. Her name was Faith. Another child who could have been protected if the...

Mom drove with son on car hood over dentist dispute

Copyright 2018 The Associated Press A Pennsylvania mom faces criminal charges for allegedly driving with her son on the hood of her car after the boy refused to go to the dentist. Police in Bethlehem Township say the incident began last Wednesday when the 12-year-old...

Sisters charged with child endangerment after fight

Two sisters have turned themselves in to Aurora police on child endangerment charges after allegedly getting into a physical fight while one of the women was carrying an infant. Rosemary Hill, 33, 400 block of North River Street, Montgomery, and Helen Ramos, 49, 500...

Felony Child Endangerment

Author  FreeAdvice staff Felony child endangerment is a child endangerment charge enhanced by aggravating circumstances. Child endangerment occurs when a person engages in conduct that places a child in immininet danger of death, bodily injury, or physical or mental...

Northwest Indiana infant died from child abuse: Autopsy

Author: Elyssa Cherney A 2-month-old boy from Northwest Indiana died this weekend from multiple injuries suffered in child abuse, the Cook County medical examiner's office determined Tuesday. The infant, identified as Ayden Zylstra from Wheatfield, Ind., was...

What is child abuse and neglect?

Author Child Welfare Information Gateway. Child abuse is more than bruises and broken bones. While physical abuse might be the most visible, other types of abuse, such as emotional abuse and neglect, also leave deep, lasting scars on kids. The earlier abused children...

Alaska Psychologist Sentenced in Child Porn Case

  By The Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Federal prosecutors say a 51-year-old Anchorage child psychologist has been sentenced to four years in federal prison in a child pornography case. Prosecutors say Russell Cherry also was sentenced Friday to 15 years of...

Pediatricians strengthen stance against spanking kids

(CNN)The American Academy of Pediatrics has hardened its stance against spanking children as a form of parental discipline.In a new policy statement, published in the journal Pediatrics on Monday, the pediatricians' group recommends that adults caring for children use...

Child Abuse and Neglect How to Spot the Signs and Make a Difference

Child abuse is more than bruises and broken bones. While physical abuse might be the most visible, other types of abuse, such as emotional abuse and neglect, also leave deep, lasting scars on kids. The earlier abused children get help, the greater chance they have to...

Metal band Manowar drops guitarist amid child porn charges

Author: Associated Press The lead guitarist for heavy metal band Manowar has been charged with possessing child pornography in North Carolina. According to Mecklenburg County jail records, 53-year-old Karl Logan was arrested Aug. 9 on six counts of third-degree sexual...

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