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Newly released surveillance video disproves a Georgia school's initial claim that a 13-year-old student was able to walk after being slammed to the ground several times by a teacher--resulting in an amputation of the student's right leg.

Brandi Meadows, Bresha's mother, tearfully spoke about her family's pain. “She is my hero. I wasn’t strong enough to get out and she helped me," Meadows told reporters gathered at her home.

This raises an ethical question about how to discipline your children. Moreover, this calls into question the different standards that Black parents are held to as both women were arrested and charged for punishing their kids in a way that isn't much different than how many adults were disciplined in their youth. How far is too far?

The New York Daily News reports that the Southport Correctional facility near Elmira, NY has shelled out $10 million to prisoners in 175 settlements over the past five years. The lawsuits all share the same details of abuse, torture, and mistreatment.

Nebraska native Brandon Weathers was sentenced to serve between 100 and 160 years in prison for raping his foster child and claiming she impregnated herself with a syringe.

A Texas couple is facing a handful of charges for keeping a Nigerian nanny locked in their home without pay for over two years. The nanny, whose identity has not been revealed, was hired under false pretenses by Sandra and Chudy Nsobundu in September 2013. She was promised $100 every month as salary to clean their Houston area home […]

In the face of a lawsuit over systemic civil rights violations against teenage inmates, a federal monitor will oversee sweeping reforms at New York’s Rikers…

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert‘s alleged sexual abuse of a male student over 30 years ago when he was a high school teacher may not…

Tristan Powell, age 3, died after his father allegedly beat him because he wasn't potty trained. Story on 11 News @ 6 pic.twitter.com/6Un5OeM0Sn — Doug…

A New York City mother has been arrested and charged after authorities found her locked inside the restroom of a busy Manhattan restaurant with her unconscious…