Child Abuse

The woman, who has not been identified, is reportedly the mother of two children discovered last week forcibly kept outside the San Antonio home: a 2-year-old boy chained to the ground and a 3-year-old girl tied to a door with a dog leash.

A Texas district attorney last week announced charges against a mother after police discovered eight children - "including a 2-year-old boy chained in the backyard and a 3-year-old girl tied to a door with a dog leash" - unsupervised at a San Antonio home

A 31-year-old man in Hagerstown, Maryland, charged in the death of a 9-year-old over a missing slice of birthday cake, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Thursday, reports The Associated Press.

An elementary school may face a lawsuit after a security guard handcuffed a six-year-old girl for stealing candy from her teacher's desk.

An Oklahoma missionary was sentenced to 40 years in prison this week after he was found guilty of raping Kenyan orphans while volunteering at a children's home.

A Georgia teenager and her aunt have been arrested for the death of a toddler who was fatally burned after being placed in a tub of hot water as punishment.

Avolunteer at a Maryland elementary school is facing child pornography charges after he was arrested for forcing children to have sex with him and one another on school property as he recorded and shared the videos on his phone. According to The Baltimore Sun, Deonte Carraway, 22, told children ages 9 to 13 they were […]

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.

Keishanna Thomas was indicted by a grand jury for the murder of her daughter Janiya Thomas, who was found dead her deep freezer in September.

Police in Birmingham, Ala. have charged an 8-year-old boy with murder in the beating death of a 17-month-old baby girl after their mothers left the young children at home, unsupervised, to party at a nightclub.