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Child Abuse

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  • Mom of cyber bullying-suicide suspect seen attacking kids on Facebook, deputies say

    Mom of cyber bullying-suicide suspect seen attacking kids on Facebook, deputies say
    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...
  • Police find 3-year-old in parking lot, arrest father

    Police find 3-year-old in parking lot, arrest father
    An Orlando man is accused of leaving his 3-year-old daughter alone inside their apartment while he went out with a friend late Wednesday, according to police. Nathan Lloyd Peterson, 28, was charged with child neglect after Orlando Police found his child...
  • Don't let religious beliefs impede kids' care: doctors

    Don't let religious beliefs impede kids' care: doctors
    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...
  • Q&A: Jim Elledge on 'Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy'

    Q&A: Jim Elledge on 'Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy'
    As much as we're fascinated by the art of Henry Darger — the self-taught artist whose life's work was discovered in his Chicago apartment after his death in 1973 — it has always made us more than a wee bit queasy. His thousands of drawings,...
  • Bill would boost reports of child abuse in schools

    On the heels of criminal cases involving California teachers and district employees who failed to report alleged child abuse on campus, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has proposed a law that would require public schools to adopt uniform procedures...
  • Chicago Archdiocese releases documents of priest abuse complaints

    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...
  • Tucson sisters were locked in, abused, watched by cameras, police say

    TUCSON – Three sisters who police said were imprisoned for up to two years in their bedrooms were under 24-hour camera surveillance and subjected to music playing in their rooms at all hours, according to new details released Wednesday by...
  • 3 Tucson sisters imprisoned in their home, police say

    TUCSON — The two girls, ages 12 and 13, were barefoot and trembling as they pounded on a neighbor's door shortly before 4 a.m. Tuesday. The couple inside were shocked when the girls told them they had been imprisoned in a home across the way. A...
  • Blueprint proposed to boost oversight of child welfare

    Blueprint proposed to boost oversight of child welfare
    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...
  • Supervisors won't immediately act on foster care recommendations

    Supervisors won't immediately act on foster care recommendations
    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...
  • L.A. County delays child protection changes

    L.A. County delays child protection changes
    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...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Mariella Furrer

     
    "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...