A Bexar County, Texas, sheriff’s deputy is being accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl while threatening the girl’s mother with deportation in order to get her to stay quiet about the abuse, authorities revealed Sunday.
A Pickens, S.C., day care director is facing serious charges after she allegedly beat a 4-year-old with a paddle she apparently called “Bob.”
In 2010, a Texas appeals court turned down an attempt by Devonte Hart’s biological aunt to adopt him and three of his siblings. The court ruled against her because she had violated an order that prevented the kids from having any contact with their mother.
The timeline of disturbing allegations against the Harts, the family of eight whose car was driven off a California cliff last month, goes back a decade, and authorities are uncovering more details about the lengths the Hart children went to for help.
I began this week in tears. Early Monday morning, hot, torrential tears were flowing as if I were in the midst of my last heartbreak—or the one before that, or the one before that. I was reading Junot Díaz’s searingly confessional essay in the New Yorker about confronting and coping with his childhood rape. Like many…
A former Maryland middle school aide was sentenced to 105 years in prison on federal child-pornography charges.
Police have taken 44-year-old Germaine Moore into custody after he apparently turned himself in to officers who had enlisted the public’s help in locating him.
A creepy-looking California couple were arrested after authorities said they found 13 of their offspring, including seven adults, malnourished and chained to beds in their suburban home Sunday.
Ethiopia’s Parliament voted Tuesday to ban all foreign adoptions of Ethiopian children, citing concern over abuse and neglect of the adoptees.
A traveling minister and his disciples in North Carolina have been accused of using child slavery to fund their “alternative religious group” and its operations for years, authorities say.
Christmas is going to be really special this year in Ryan Crawford’s household. The Texas dad was granted temporary managing conservatorship of his 8-year-old son after the boy’s mother was accused of forcing the perfectly healthy child to undergo numerous invasive procedures, including 13 major surgeries.
It goes against type when an alleged pedophile is a woman; and when we continually read the stories of adult women in “relationships” with teen boys, our heads go into tailspins.
A Chicago jury has awarded the family of Gizzell Ford, an 8-year-old girl who died at the hands of her abusive grandmother, $48 million after finding that the doctor who had seen Gizzell was medically negligent in his treatment of the child.
A Dallas woman is facing charges of injury to a child along with serious bodily injury after being accused of putting her healthy 8-year-old son through 323 hospital visits and 13 major surgeries in his short life.
A teacher’s aide at a Tampa, Fla., middle school was taken into police custody Monday after being accused of soliciting nude photos and requesting sexual encounters from two underage girls at the school.
Yet another pedophile has been arrested for molesting the world’s poorest and most vulnerable. This time it was a “missionary” from Virginia who was taken into federal custody after admitting to sexual contact with young boys in Haiti, with one as young as 5 years old.
A Ferriday, La., man was arrested earlier this week after disturbing video posted on social media showed him repeatedly striking a young girl with a belt before shaving her head, apparently as a punishment for downloading Snapchat.
Police intervened in a confrontation at a Florida restaurant that appeared to be over a digital tablet and realized that the man involved allegedly molested the daughter of one of the women, who were graciously allowing him to “catch these hands.”
A Florida woman will face first-degree felony murder charges in the death of her young cousin, whom she allegedly sat on as punishment for misbehaving.
The child-rape trial against Jelani Maraj drew to a close Monday with prosecutors and the defense presenting their closing arguments.