| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:46 PM
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has decided to delay action on the interim recommendations of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Protection until a final report is issued in April.
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas signaled that he would...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Los Angeles County supervisors agreed Tuesday to study the financial feasibility of recommendations made by the Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Protection reform. Their decision will allow staffers to determine the cost of the commission's interim...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:49 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — A man charged with first-degree murder and felony child abuse in the death of a 4-year-old girl last year waived his probable cause hearing on those charges Wednesday.
Carl M. Cottee Jr., 24, charged in the May 2013 slaying of...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Thousands of pages of secret church documents released Tuesday as part of a court settlement provide an unprecedented look at how the Archdiocese of Chicago for years failed to protect children from abusive priests.
The documents provide new details and...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Responding to recent high-profile deaths and injuries, a special county commission on child welfare is proposing a far-reaching overhaul of the Los Angeles County child protection service.
The plans would impose greater oversight on private foster...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:12 AM
"When I was about 5 years old, I was sexually abused by a stranger. I don’t think at that age I really understood what it was that had happened to me, but somehow I knew it was wrong, and I felt to blame for letting the man touch me. The molestation...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:29 PM
An Emmet County couple faces felony child abuse charges resulting from a missing child case back in July.
According to a press release from the Emmet County Sheriff’s Office, what initially began as a missing child investigation resulted in the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:54 PM
The same day the FBI released video showing Aaron Alexis hunting down people in the halls of the Washington Navy Yard, Connecticut law enforcement officials were defending their refusal to make public 911 recordings from December’s Sandy Hook...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:56 PM
The troubled state program charged with identifying rapists and child molesters too dangerous for society is getting a new boss: a Broward prosecutor who has devoted much of her career to locking up sex offenders.
The appointment Friday of Kristin...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:04 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A Greene County jury heard opening statements and the beginning of testimony on Tuesday morning in the trial of a man charged with shaking and injuring his 7-week-old daughter more than three years. Steven Kleber is charged with child...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 7:48 AM
The mother of a girl accused of tormenting a Polk County 12-year-old in a high-profile cyber bullying-suicide case is now accused of beating up kids in a separate incident – an accusation Sheriff Grady Judd says demonstrates her poor parenting...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:44 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Pediatricians and child abuse agencies should step in when parents' religious beliefs keep kids from getting necessary medical care, doctors said Monday.
In a policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on...