child abuse

A Cleveland father was arrested after cop say he stuffed a baby wipe down the child’s throat to make it stop crying! Now his eight week old baby is fighting for his life after chocking on a baby wipe. Doctors have put the newborn baby on a life support system after surgically removing the baby […]

Twin sisters have been arrested for murder after their three young children were left alone to die in a fire in their home. Akeevia Lajoseia Abner and Tekeevia Lajoseialan Abner, 18, from Atmore, Alabama were arrested on three counts of reckless murder. 3-year-old Aniyia Abner, 3-year-old Takia Abner and 22-month-old Michael perished in a fire […]

With Penn State fans reeling, 2 university officials have stepped down and were arraigned today in a Harrisburg, Pa., district court on charges of lying to a grand jury that was investigating child-abuse allegations against former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky (seen above on left) and failing to report alleged abuse. Longtime Penn State coach Joe […]

A three-year-old girl in Phoenix died after being brutally beaten by her stepfather when she refused to eat a hot dog, police said Sunday. Dani Mayo was rushed to a local hospital after her 22-year-old stepfather, Corey Daniels (seen above), reported she had stopped breathing because she had choked on a hot dog. Police suspected […]

This is just too sad! The parents of an adopted girl who died of exposure in her own backyard after she had been starved and abused for months pleaded not guilty to the charges. They say they did it in the name of God! SMDH! Larry P. Williams and Carri D. Williams of Sedro Woolley […]

via BBC News A Catholic bishop in the US has been charged with covering up suspected child abuse in his diocese, in the first case of its kind in the country. Bishop Robert Finn, of Kansas City in Missouri, is accused of failing to alert police to a priest who allegedly kept graphic computer images […]

Police arrested a Washington couple this week on homicide by abuse and assault charges months after their 13-year-old adopted daughter was found dead at their residence. Larry P. Williams and Carri D. Williams’ adopted daughter Hana, who was adopted from Ethiopia in 2008 and came to America in search for a better life, was found […]

CHICAGO— A Chicago mother smothered her 3-month-old son because he wouldn’t stop crying, strapped him into a stroller and went shopping. Authorities said Toyrianna Smith, 20, beat and suffocated her son, Ken Blackman Jr., at a friend’s home after drinking vodka with friends in South Chicago. The next morning Smith reportedly put a blanket over […]

A teen mom faces life behind bars after she was caught on tape  attempting to smother her baby at a Forth Worth Tex. hospital. Shantaniqua Nykole Scott, 18, was convicted Thursday in  Forth Worth, after a stunned jury watched video of Scott try to smother her 4-month-old son on two different occasions. VIDEO: http://www.kcentv.com/global/video/videoplayer.js?rnd=612199;hostDomain=www.kcentv.com;playerWidth=485;playerHeight=355;isShowIcon=true;clipId=5866888;flvUri=;partnerclipid=;adTag=News;advertisingZone=;enableAds=true;landingPage=http%253A%252F%252Fwww.kcentv.com%252Fcategory%252F170056%252Fvideo;islandingPageoverride=false;playerType=STANDARD_EMBEDDEDscript_EMBEDDEDscript The […]

WILMINGTON, Del. — Serena Wardlaw was arrested on assault charges for allegedly beating her 9-year-old son with an extension cord for taking a check from her checkbook so that he could buy a book from his school’s book fair. The Grio reports: An investigation revealed that Wardlaw was enraged when she found out that her […]

Pennsylvania–  A Southeastern Pennsylvania woman has been charged with endangerment over a photograph of a toddler bound to a chair with duct tape covering her mouth. Police say that during questioning, Caira Ferguson admitted to taping her daughter to the chair last summer. Ferguson was arrested Wednesday because of outstanding warrants, police told NBC Philadelphia.

(CHICAGO-Chicago Sun-Times) A 4-year-old boy was Duct-Taped at the Pui Tak Christian School, in Chicago Illinois and the boy’s parents, Harold and Cara Irving, who are African-American, are claiming that race was a factor. The Chicago Sun-Times reports: “I received a call from the school informing me that my son was in the principal’s office […]