New details in Yakima child abuse, neglect case

YAKIMA, Wash. — By now you’ve heard how Kai Martinez is accused of starving and beating her twin girls, but it turns out this isn’t the first tragedy with her children. Weeks before giving birth to her twins back in… Continue reading

Infant Clings To Life With Severe Head Injury In Suspected Child Abuse Case

PONTIAC (WWJ) – A baby is clinging to life, and his 18-year-old father in behind bars, in what the Oakland County Sheriff’s officials believe to be a case of child abuse.

Undersheriff Mike McCabe said the baby’s parents brought the… Continue reading

Roosevelt High School library worker charged with child abuse – Casper Star

Prosecutors have charged a library worker at Roosevelt High School in Casper with child abuse after her 9-year-old daughter told police she had been repeatedly locked in the family’s garage and forced to sleep on a cot in the laundry… Continue reading

Woman charged with child neglect

A Durant woman is facing a felony charge of child neglect after authorities say she left three small children unattended inside a vehicle.

According to a police report filed this week, 23-year-old Brittany D. Hankins was arrested Feb. 19 at… Continue reading

Sells were previously investigated for child neglect

ANDERSON — In October 2010, a social worker with the Indiana Department of Child Services went to the Anderson home of Steve and Joetta Sells to check on reports that the couple’s 11-year-old granddaughter was malnourished and being abused.

The… Continue reading

Child abuse: Failing to report could cost hefty fine

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US Supreme Court case from Cleveland could set child abuse reporting precedent

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Whip marks that a preschool teacher spotted on a 3-year-old’s face in 2010 triggered a criminal case in Cuyahoga County that has made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court — litigation that could set precedents for… Continue reading

After Savile, we must devote our energies to stopping child abuse taking place …

That this individual should also have been one of the most immediately recognisable characters in the country, thanks to his distinctive blond hair-do and his television shows, and had the freedom of the hospital estate for fully two decades, only… Continue reading

Police Search For Child Abuse Suspect

DENVER (CBS4)- Police in Denver are searching for a child abuse suspect who left his victim with serious bodily injury.

Juan Cervantes is wanted for child abuse resulting in serious bodily injury and a parole violation for larceny.

Cervantes,… Continue reading

Children’s shelter employees explain how to spot child abuse


In light of recent high profile child abuse cases in Western Montana, NBC Montana waned to know how to detect child abuse and how to report it.   

Deboruah Madonna has worked with Watson Children’s Shelter in… Continue reading

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