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Child Abuse

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  • Autopsy: Girl, 3, died from child abuse injuries

    Autopsy: Girl, 3, died from child abuse injuries
    A 3-year-old Northwest Side girl died from multiple injuries suffered from child abuse and police are questioning a person of interest in her killing, authorities said. The girl, identified as Ashley Mendoza, died from multiple injuries from child abuse...
  • 1 in 8 U.S. children will become victim of serious abuse or neglect

    About 1 in 8 American children will experience some form of maltreatment serious enough to be confirmed by government authorities, new research shows. Slightly more than 2% of kids are victimized during their first year of life, 5.8% are mistreated...
  • Proposed child abuse reporting law heads to State Senate

    A proposed law aiming to train school employees to better identify signs of child abuse or neglect was approved by the California State Assembly last week and now heads to the State Senate. The California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act, introduced...
  • L.A. County supervisors vote to hire 'child protection czar'

    L.A. County supervisors vote to hire 'child protection czar'
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a sweeping reform of the county's troubled child protection operation, creating an independent office charged with improving how the region's abused and neglected children are treated....
  • Allegations in Miramonte molestation case grow

    Allegations in Miramonte molestation case grow
    Previously undisclosed accusations against former Miramonte Elementary School teacher Mark Berndt reveal a more widespread pattern of alleged abuse, with more than 100 possible victims, including some children who said Berndt molested them, according to...
  • Ex-soldier, convicted of murdering daughter, could face death penalty

    A former Army soldier was convicted Thursday of beating his 5-year-old daughter to death on a Honolulu military base in 2005. Next, the federal court jury must decide whether to recommend that Naeem Williams, 34, be sentenced to death.  Hawaii has...
  • Hampton Roads Child Fatality Review Team publishes annual review on neglect and abuse

    Hampton Roads Child Fatality Review Team publishes annual review on neglect and abuse
    More than half the children who died as a result of child abuse and neglect in Virginia in the year ending June 30, 2013, didn't live to see their first birthday, according to the annual report of the Hampton Roads Child Fatality Review Team, released...
  • Suspects accused of child abuse, and passing off candy as heroin

    Suspects accused of child abuse, and passing off candy as heroin
    A 38-year-old man has been accused of child abuse after police discovered deplorable living conditions inside his home, where he had been allegedly trying to pass off Mexican candy as heroin. Thomas Casillas, 38, and his girlfriend, Vanessa Hidalgo, 36,...
  • Two Mount Airy residents charged with neglect of minor

    Two Mount Airy residents were arrested and charged with neglect of a minor, and the father was charged with second-degree child abuse, according to electronic court residents. Joseph Randolph Bostic, 37, of the 4300 block of Ridge Road in Mount Airy, was...
  • Broward prosecutor to head state sex predator program

    Broward prosecutor to head state sex predator program
    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...