Abuse, Neglect & Maltreatment

Giving child abuse the (polished) finger: Male celebrities paint their nails …

  • The Polished Man campaign runs from September 1 until the 15th
  • Aims to raise awareness of 1 in five kids globally who experience violence
  • 1 in 29 Aussie kids (one in every school class room) experience violence 
  • People participating… Continue reading

Metro Homicide investigating a child abuse case – WNDU

The St. Joseph County Metro Homicide unit is investigating an incident of child abuse that happened in the 100 block of Sadie St. in South Bend.

South Bend, Ind. The St. Joseph County Metro Homicide unit is investigating an incident of child abuse that happened in the 100 block of Sadie St. in South Bend.

Emergency responders and an ambulance were called to the address Saturday… Continue reading

Laws could change for child abuse reporters


A bill passed by the California legislature strengthening how child abuse is reported at schools awaits the governor’s signature.

Twenty-five percent of reports of child abuse made in Placer County comes from the schools, said Richard Knecht, director of… Continue reading

Parents sue Nationwide Children’s Hospital over child abuse suspicions

Anna Thomas never hesitated to get the medical care her two young boys needed.

So the Canal Winchester mother didn’t pause when her 3-month-old son’s doctor sent him to
Nationwide Children’s Hospital 15 months ago for a possible dislocated hip.… Continue reading

College Station Mom Arrested for Theft, Child Endangerment

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Experts explain how to spot child abuse

But even when the signs are obvious, Taylor said abuse frequently goes unreported.

“We get nervous, and we’re scared and we wonder what’s going on, but we don’t make the call,” she said.

Stil, Taylor said warning authorities could make… Continue reading

Lyman woman charged with child neglect

Katrina Yvette Lopes, 34, of 549 Hammett Store Road, was arrested Tuesday and taken to the Spartanburg County jail for booking.

According to a Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office incident report, Lopes forced her adopted daughter to stand in one place… Continue reading

‘Rotherham-style’ child abuse in Scotland probed

INVESTIGATION: Police inquiry into sexual exploitation of children in Glasgow mirrors the scandal in England, writes Dani Garavelli

POLICE are investigating the sexual exploitation of vulnerable children in Scotland by men from ethnic minorities in ­cases that bear striking ­similarities… Continue reading

Police investigating child abuse allegation – KSN

Via Christi St. Francis

WICHITA, Kansas – A 6-month-old boy was taken to St. Francis Hospital after authorizes were notified that the child had a large lump on his head.

Police responded to the call around 9:20p.m. on Friday in the 1000 block of… Continue reading

NFDL man pleads not guilty to child abuse

A North Fond du Lac man accused of inflicting life-threatening injures on his girlfriend’s 1-year-old child has pleaded not guilty.

Jason J. Schifelbine, 34, of North Fond du Lac appeared in Fond du Lac County Circuit Court Thursday,… Continue reading

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