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Child Abuse

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  • Father gets 13 years to life for attempting to kill infant

    Father gets 13 years to life for attempting to kill infant
    A Costa Mesa man who tortured and tried to kill his 2-month-old son was sentenced Friday to 13 years to life in state prison, the Orange County district attorney's office announced. Last month, a jury convicted Joshua Allen Robey, 26, of attempting to...
  • Authorities: West Englewood infant beaten to death

    Authorities: West Englewood infant beaten to death
    State child welfare authorities are investigating the parents and grandmother of a 4-month old boy for child abuse after the child’s death was ruled a homicide today, authorities said. Demari Brown, of the 6000 block of South Honore Street, died...
  • Swift Justice: Incident reports and libel, homeowners associations, and child support vs. neglect

    Dear Jackie, If I file an incident report with the police regarding a theft, could the perpetrator sue me for libel? -- Andy from South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Hi, Andy, Interesting question and not one I usually hear asked. I would hope that if you filed...
  • Sandy Hook 911 debate pits privacy against public's right to know

    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...
  • Grand jury voted to indict JonBenét Ramsey's parents, but D.A. balked

    A Colorado grand jury voted to indict John and Patsy Ramsey on charges of child abuse resulting in the first-degree murder of their 6-year-old daughter, JonBenét, the beauty pageant princess whose death stunned the nation, according to documents...
  • Father fights back against bullying after son's suicide

    Father fights back against bullying after son's suicide
    An Illinois dad got the call on Thursday that no parent ever wants to receive. Brad Lewis' ex-wife was on the phone: Their 15-year-old son had shot himself in the chest. In the note Jordan Lewis left behind, he laid blame on bullying. Although...
  • Baby's guardian charged with murder in child-abuse killing

    Baby's guardian charged with murder in child-abuse killing
    The guardian of a 9-month-old boy has been charged with murder several weeks after she beat him, shook him and slammed his head against a changing table, prosecutors said. Aiden Dukes was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital on Sept. 28 and Patricia...
  • Mariska Hargitay Helps Survivors of Rape and Violence Find Hope

    Mariska Hargitay's fictional life on "Law & Order: Special Victms Unit" inspired her to launch the very real Joyful Heart Foundation. The mission of the foundation, launched in 2004, is to heal, educate and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic...
  • Is 'Capturing the Friedmans' becoming the new West Memphis Three?

    NEW YORK — When it came out a decade ago, “Capturing the Friedmans” riveted audiences with, among other things, its ambiguity: Did the documentary's Arnold and Jesse Friedman engage in the numerous acts of molestation that prosecutors...
  • Mom in Florida cyber bullying case is charged with child abuse

    The mother of one of the girls charged in the Florida case of cyber bullying has been arrested on charges of abusing children, the Polk County Sheriff's Office announced Friday. Vivian Vosburg, the mother of one of the girls, has been taken into custody...
  • Bail set for stepmother of Florida cyber bullying suspect

    A Florida judge on Saturday morning set the bond at $300,000 for the stepmother of one of the girls charged in the case of online bullying, according to officials at the Polk County Sheriff's Office. Vivian Vosburg appeared in court at the central...
  • Ed Miller dies at 87; longtime D.A. for San Diego County

    Ed Miller dies at 87; longtime D.A. for San Diego County
    Ed Miller, who served as San Diego County district attorney for 24 years and, beginning in the scandal-ridden 1970s, was a major figure in reforming the city's political, business and law enforcement establishment, has died. He was 87. Miller died...