A 9-year-old Pensacola, Fla., child was killed after her 325-pound adult cousin allegedly sat on her as a way to punish the young girl for misbehaving.
It all started (in Slack) when one of the Fusion/Gizmodo Media Group staffers started talking about what we call our parents—daddy, mommy, mom, dad, momma, etc.—and then our weekend social media editor and resident comedian, Corey Townsend, admitted: “I called my mother the wicked witch one day and she thought I said…
Tyrese Gibson, R&B crooner and actor best known for the Fast and the Furious film series, has an open case with the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services after his ex-wife claims that he abused their 10-year-old daughter, spanking her so hard she could not sit.
An 8-year-old California boy was beaten to death with a hammer while trying to protect his little sister from her alleged abuser, authorities say.
There are things for which the legal system cannot offer true justice. In these rare cases, one of the most appropriate responses may be the swift and satisfying solution referred to by some practitioners of the extrajudicial process called “street shit.” This system often results in a harsh sentence that is known as…
Police are investigating after officials say a Cleveland woman stabbed her boyfriend several times in a fit of righteous anger after finding him on top of her young daughter, naked, police records confirm.
The parents of a 4-year-old Missouri girl are demanding answers and action after a picture apparently showing the child duct-taped to a chair at her day care was brought to their attention.
An 8-year-old Boynton Beach, Fla., girl is dead after injuries she suffered earlier this year from drinking boiling water through a straw as part of a sick dare.
A Maryland father who was accused of fatally punching his infant son to death before burying the child’s body in the woods has pleaded guilty.
A young Michigan mother is facing two felony charges in the death of her 6-month-old son, who allegedly went days without food while he was strapped in a car seat inside her Wyoming apartment without the air conditioning on.
A Meridian, Miss., man is accused of beating a 3-year-old girl as hard as he possibly could because she could not answer questions about numbers correctly. Police say that 25-year-old Josh Salovich was teaching numbers to little Bailey Salovich when, they say Salovich explained, the little girl did not give the…
Daytona Beach, Fla., babysitter Haillee Howell has been accused of breaking a 3-year-old’s arm with a large kitchen utensil, all because the child wet his pants.
A New York City mother who allowed her boyfriend to viciously beat her 6-year-old son, Zymere Perkins, to death, has accused Rikers Island jail guards of allowing her to be sexually assaulted by another inmate.
The deaths of a 2-year-old girl and her 3-year-old brother are being investigated as homicides after an autopsy revealed the siblings were beaten to death.
A Florida woman and her mother are accused of beating a 3-year-old boy with a plastic rod before throwing him across a room, all because the tot drank milk from a jug, authorities said.
The father of an 11-month-old girl is facing multiple charges after the child died this weekend after being left in a scorching-hot car “unattended ... for an extended period,” according to Chattanooga, Tenn., police.
A Florida stepfather has been arrested in connection with a child-abuse case in which a severely neglected 5-year-old victim was discovered weighing just under 25 pounds.
Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green could be facing a lengthy jail sentence if he is convicted in a case in Wisconsin.
A 31-year-old Chicago man is accused of stabbing his girlfriend’s 12-year-old daughter, leaving the child covered in blood and gasping for breath, before texting the child’s mother, “See wat u made me do...u gon pay fro this,” prosecutors say.
A Chicago grandmother was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday in what the judge called the “exceptionally brutal” torture death of her 8-year-old granddaughter.