Arizona lawmakers are scheduled to consider a bill about child abuse and neglect Monday afternoon. The legislation would limit what the state’s child welfare agency is required to investigate.
Current Arizona law requires the Department of Child Safety to… Continue reading
A Hamilton woman was charged with felony criminal child endangerment after her daughter called a teacher to report that her mother was driving drunk.
Jenny Lee Zito, 42, appeared last week on the felony charge and a misdemeanor count of… Continue reading
A 3-year-old Albuquerque girl’s aunt and grandmother are facing child abuse charges.
Authorities said the women punished the girl by putting her in cold water, making her body temperature drop to 80 degrees and potentially causing brain damage.
Tiffany Desvigne,… Continue reading
TAMPA — A Tampa man was arrested on a charge of child abuse Friday night after he fled during a traffic stop and rammed the vehicle into a marked Tampa Police Department cruiser while his 2-year-old daughter was sitting beside… Continue reading
11-year-old Benjamin Tiller will spend the rest of his childhood, until age 19, in the custody of the state of Tennessee. Benjamin was just convicted of the cold-blooded murder of 8-year-old McKayla Dyer. Benjamin had gone hunting often with… Continue reading
COLUMBUS – A person who causes serious harm to a child may face harsher prison sentences if a bill related to child abuse is passed.
The bill, sponsored by two Democratic senators, would allow a prosecutor to recommend an additional… Continue reading
PARENTS OF ALEX LEGATES
Crystal Hoglan and Jimmy Legates: Hoglan pleaded guilty to murder. Both pleaded guilty to child abuse.
Dustin Melvin Davison
Dustin Melvin Davison: The 22-year-old is charged with first-degree murder. His case is set… Continue reading
ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – An Albuquerque aunt and grandmother are behind bars, accused of abusing the children in their care.
It was last Friday when crews rushed to a home at Wyoming and Copper. A three-year-old girl was unresponsive after being… Continue reading