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Tully: How to respond to horror of child abuse

On the list of troubling things in this world, things that are nearly impossible to fathom, the top line must be reserved for the sick… Continue reading

This culture of silence and denial around child abuse must end

Horror creates the before and after – Dunblane, Columbine, Hungerford, Rotherham.

Rotherham stands apart for many reasons: the sheer number of perpetrators; the sheer numbers involved (some survivors, some, sadly, inevitably victims) – 1,400 conservatively estimated… Continue reading

Mother and son accused of torture, first degree child abuse

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. –- A man and his mother were arrested and charged with torture and first degree child abuse for allegedly abusing an 11-year-old.

The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call that an 11-year-old-boy was… Continue reading

Latest around the region

HELENA — Montana Department of Justice officials have issued an Amber alert for a 14-year-old girl they believe was kidnapped near Lame Deer.

State officials say Mariah Eileen Akeen was in the passenger seat of a pickup truck without license… Continue reading

The Guardian view on the Rotherham child abuse scandal: no excuse

Shaun Wright, Labour’s South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner, who was Rotherham’s cabinet member for children and young people’s services from 2005 until 2010, is refusing to resign. He apologises unreservedly for the grotesque abuse that 1,400 children or… Continue reading

Reality star accused of rape, child molestation

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Discovery Channel has canceled reality TV star Will Hayden’s popular “Sons of Guns” show after his arrest on an aggravated rape charge.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office says Hayden was arrested Tuesday… Continue reading

Missing kids reunited with family members, suspect arrested


HOUSTON –

Five children were reunited with their parents Wednesday night after police tracked down the stolen van they were sitting inside.

The reunion brought tears to the eyes of parents and relatives of the two boys and three girls… Continue reading

Amber Alert canceled after kids found safe; Suspect arrested Houston-area …

Houston-area police searched for minivan reported stolen with children inside

HOUSTON – An Amber Alert issued Wednesday night for five children who were inside a stolen day care vehicle was canceled after the kids were found safe and the… Continue reading

Rotherham child abuse: Shaun Wright clings on as calls for him to resign grow

The home secretary is being urged to launch a police investigation into South Yorkshire’s beleaguered crime commissioner Shaun Wright over the Rotherham child abuse scandal as a way of removing him from office, after the chairman of the local police… Continue reading

Pediatric nurse accused of child molestation

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A College-area man was charged in federal court today with sexually exploiting a child after FBI agents found videos and photographs of him repeatedly molesting a 2-month-old foster baby placed in his care.

Michael William Lutts,… Continue reading

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