Abuse, Neglect & Maltreatment

Mechanicsburg Area School Board reviews more changes to child abuse protection …

MECHANICSBURG — The Mechanicsburg Area School Board will change its policies on volunteers and child abuse again based on recent changes to state laws.

The board had it first review of the policy changes Tuesday night and could approve them… Continue reading

Newburyport Mom, Grandmother Wanted For Child Endangerment Found In NYC

BOSTON (CBS) – A Newburyport mother and grandmother, wanted on criminal charges after allegedly raising a child in squalor, have been found in New York City.

Kristen Pacquette, 32, and her mother Debra Pacquette, 54, were facing charges of reckless… Continue reading

Woman arrested on child endangerment charges was on probation in death of son – Waco Tribune

The Waco mother arrested last week after her toddler was found running alone down a busy street, clad only in a filthy diaper, is on felony probation in the 2006 death of her 2-month-old son.

Tina Marie Dominguez, 29, remains… Continue reading

Police search for Jamestown man facing child endangerment charges

Police issued a warrant for 21-year-old Dustin Meadows Tuesday.

The children have since been taken into custody, but their story of abuse and neglect extends beyond this one charge.

It all started on August 3rd. Police get a call of… Continue reading

Almost 300 child abuse reports per day

The government says it is able to cope with the 300 or so reports of child abuse it receives daily. Photo: Dmitri Maruta

Queensland’s government insists it is able to act upon the hundreds of reports of suspected child abuse… Continue reading

Mayor: Major Changes To Child Abuse Reports After 3 Deaths In 18 Months

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver’s mayor announced major changes to the child welfare system on Wednesday after a toddler died at the hands of his mother and her boyfriend.

Javion Johnson died last month. His mother and her boyfriend have been… Continue reading

Deputies: Man charged with child abuse after grabbing Port Orange middle …

Parents were on high alert when they first got wind of a reported attempted abduction at a Volusia County school Wednesday, but now deputies are saying it wasn’t an abduction attempt, and they don’t know what to make of the… Continue reading

Almost 300 Qld child abuse reports per day



Dam to spill at any moment

Warragamba Dam in western Sydney spills for the first time 14 years as it is at 100 per cent capacity.

SYDNEY’S largest water supply dam is full to bursting, and weather-beaten residents nearby are anxiously awaiting their fate.

New plan aimed at protecting kids from child abuse

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Woman given probation, community corrections in child abuse

CROWN POINT | A Schererville woman was sentenced Wednesday to community corrections and probation after admitting to putting a toddler in dangerous situations. 

Nanette M. Burdeau, 30, pleaded guilty to neglect of a dependent, a Class C felony. Lake… Continue reading

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