| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:24 PM
A 55-year-old Baltimore man has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of involuntary manslaughter after his 16-month-old granddaughter was found dead in a hot truck in mid-July, police said.
The charges filed in Baltimore against Anthony Jerome Towles...
| Oct 6, 2013
As much as we're fascinated by the art of Henry Darger — the self-taught artist whose life's work was discovered in his Chicago apartment after his death in 1973 — it has always made us more than a wee bit queasy. His thousands of drawings,...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:36 PM
SACRAMENTO -- The Senate approved a measure Friday that would make it easier for some child abuse victims to sue private or nonprofit employers for failing to protect them from molesters.
The bill, which is opposed by the Catholic Church, squeaked by on...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:54 PM
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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:41 PM
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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:07 PM
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...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Another child neglect case in Wichita and the experts say it's part of a trend, not just in the city but across the state.
This latest case involves a child found in conditions the police called 'deplorable', a home full of bed bugs and roaches and a...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:28 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A father charged with abusing his baby daughter is found not guilty of child abuse. Greene County jurors returned their verdict in favor of Steven Kleber about 1:15 Thursday after deliberations of less than four hours.
| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:08 AM
A Harbor Springs couple will head to court in October on three felony child abuse charges for allegedly depriving their adopted children of nourishment, inflicting physical abuse and extreme disciplining.
Phillip Albert Loesch, 53, and wife, Kimberly Ann...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:06 PM
SANFORD - Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman spotted an innocent teenager and assumed he was about to commit a crime so he followed him, murdered him then made up a series of lies hoping to avoid arrest, a prosecutor told jurors Thursday.
| Aug 25, 2013
| 10:16 AM
State legislators promise to overhaul sex offender laws in response to a Sun Sentinel investigation last week that found Florida has failed to stop hundreds of rapists and child molesters from attacking again.
In the Florida Senate and House, leading...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:15 PM
The death of an 8-year-old girl was ruled a homicide this afternoon after an autopsy revealed the girl had died from strangulation and blunt trauma, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
Gizzell Ford of the 5200 block of West Adams...