Wisconsin boy says man strapped him to chair in basement
SHAWANO, Wis. (AP) — An 8-year-old boy told authorities that a man who lives with him and his mother strapped him to a chair in the basement of their northeastern Wisconsin home, but that he...
UK child abuser who preyed on Malaysians killed in prison
LONDON (AP) — A British man serving 22 life sentences for abusing scores of Malaysian children has been killed in prison.
Richard Huckle was found dead Sunday at Full Sutton prison in the...
Police say Millcreek man assaulted child, shot at neighbor
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a suburban Salt Lake man punched a child riding a bicycle, opened fire on the child's father and then barricaded himself in his home.
Man charged with burning kid now accused of burning another
DELTONA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man previously accused of burning a 3-year-old child is now accused of burning another, this time with boiling water.
Father gets nearly 4 years in death of 9-month-old daughter
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man will spend nearly four years in prison for the death of his 9-month-old daughter.
Circuit Judge Joseph Migliozzi Jr. on Friday sentenced 29-year-old Kasiam...
Mom charged after dog bites daughter in the face twice
SPRINGVILLE, Utah (AP) — Prosecutors have filed a child abuse charge against a Utah woman accused of bringing her dog back into her home after the pit bull twice bit her daughter in the...
Papillion city councilman accused of bruising 5-year-old
PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — A Papillion city councilman has been cited for suspicion of negligent child abuse after being accused of leaving bruises on his girlfriend's 5-year-old son.
Kansas man faces 2nd murder trial over infant’s 2018 death
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A northeast Kansas man accused of killing a 2½-month-old infant faces a second trial in January after his first trial resulted in a hung jury.
Documents: New Mexico man shot infant, sought to kill mom
GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man has admitted he was the one who accidentally shot an infant girl, not her 3-year-old brother, and then tried to arrange the killing of the baby's mother and a...
Former NC Blue Cross CEO found guilty of DWI, child abuse
ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) — The former CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina was found guilty Tuesday of charges stemming from a car crash on an interstate while his two daughters were in the...
Police: Utah man sexually abused children, drugged food
OREM, Utah (AP) — An Orem man has been charged with rape and child abuse after authorities say he repeatedly sexually abused three young children and drugged their food.
Woman sentenced in death of boy who wouldn’t eat hot dog
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas woman has been sentenced to more than 19 years in prison in the death of her 2-year-old son after he refused to eat a hot dog.
Phoenix woman sentenced to 10 years in son’s shooting death
PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix woman who says her 2-year-old son fatally shot her 9-year-old son with a handgun that she left on a bed was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison for her role in the...
The Latest: Woman gets 10 years in prison in son’s death
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of an Arizona woman who pleaded to manslaughter in the shooting death of her 9-year-old son (all times local):
Israeli accused of child abuse in Australia to stay in jail
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli former educator accused of sexually abusing her students in Australia will remain imprisoned in Israel while a judge considers whether she should be released on house...
Mom seen on video smoking with baby charged with child abuse
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee woman who posted a Facebook Live video of her blowing smoke in her baby’s face has been arrested.
News outlets report 24-year-old Tybresha Sexton was...
Dodge City diocese names clerics accused of child abuse
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Catholic Diocese of Dodge City on Wednesday released a list of 12 clerics or seminarians with substantiated allegations of abuse against minors.
- The Times-TribuneNew Felony Count Lodged Against Man Accused Of Child AbuseSeptember 17, 2019
- The Herald-DispatchThree people charged with child abuse in Putnam CountyJuly 10, 2019
- WRAL-TVTwo Wake County arrests charge adults with driving while impaired with a child in the carJuly 1, 2019
- Connecticut PostNew Britain man charged after 18-month-old found with ‘severe bruising’June 26, 2019
- Daily AmericanPolice: Camp executives failed to report suspected child abuseJune 25, 2019
Teacher charged with abusing 4-year-old on school playground
MARIONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri teacher has been charged with pulling a 4-year-old boy off the ground with so much force that it left bruises.
Missing Pennsylvania infant, parents found in Tennessee
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple accused of taking their infant son from a hospital after they were suspected of child abuse have been found in Tennessee.
Ex-sheriff’s deputy sentenced for abusing infant daughter
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A former Newton County sheriff's deputy has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to abusing his infant daughter.
Police looking for day care worker accused of hurting baby
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police are searching for a day care worker accused of injuring an 8-month-old baby.
In a news release, Gainesville police said the worker is wanted on a child abuse...
Tucson man gets life in prison for starving 3-year-old son
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson man convicted of fatally starving his 3-year-old son and putting the body into a toy box has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of...
Wichita mom, her boyfriend arrested in 2-year-old’s death
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 24-year-old Wichita woman and her boyfriend are jailed after her 2-year-old son was found dead at their home.
Wichita police say the case is currently considered a...
Clarification: Oklahoma-Child Abuse Lawsuit story
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — In a story May 14, 2018, The Associated Press reported that Deirdre Matthews was sentenced to life in prison for child abuse, neglect and endangerment. The story should have...
Mother’s conviction, sentence for daughter’s death upheld
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld the conviction and lengthy sentence of a northeastern Nebraska woman who killed her 4-year-old daughter.
Former paraeducator takes plea deal in enticement case
HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A paraeducator accused of exchanging sexual text messages with a Hastings High School freshman has taken a plea deal.
High court rejects appeal of Tucson man in child abuse case
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court has rejected another appeal from a Tucson man serving a 58-year-old prison sentence in an abuse case involving his three stepchildren.
Parents sentenced to prison for death of baby in trash bit
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The parents of a 5 ½-month-old boy whose body was stuffed into a suitcase and placed in a trash bin have been sentenced to six years in prison.
Colorado mother convicted of abuse for infant’s death in tub
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado mother has been convicted in connection with the drowning death of her 9-month-old child in a bathtub.
Parents plead no contest in death of California infant
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The parents of a missing Southern California infant have pleaded no contest to felony child abuse resulting in death.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office...
Colorado mother pleads guilty to negligence in son’s death
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The mother of a 2-year-old Colorado boy who fatally shot himself has acknowledged negligence for leaving the weapon unsecured.
School chief accused of trying to interfere in investigation
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky school superintendent who was indicted on an attempted bribery charge is accused of trying to interfere in a sexual abuse investigation involving a former...
Colorado man gets 18 years in infant son’s death
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for the 2018 death of his 2-month-old son.
The Daily Sentinel reports that District Judge Valerie Robison...
Father convicted of causing brain damage to infant son
HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A jury has convicted a Hastings man accused of causing brain damage to his son.
Adams County District Court records say 26-year-old Angel Gutierrez-Huerta was found...
N Carolina sheriff charges woman taped leaving baby in car
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Wake County Sheriff's Office says it's charged a woman who was captured in a video leaving a 9-month-old baby unattended in a car at a junkyard.
Mother accused of fatally shaking 8-month-old son
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha mother accused of shaking her baby son has been charged with intentional child abuse resulting in death.
The Omaha World-Herald reports that 27-year-old Mandy...
Man guilty of raping, killing girl; faces death penalty
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been convicted of raping and killing a 9-year-old girl.
The Tampa Bay Times reports that 40-year-old Granville Ritchie was found guilty Wednesday of...
Nebraska man accused of locking children up pleads guilty
WAKEFIELD, Neb. (AP) — A northeast Nebraska man accused of locking his children in a bedroom and denying them food has pleaded guilty to child abuse.
Ex-deputy charged after using stun gun against Espanola teen
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico prosecutors say a former sheriff's deputy faces child abuse, false imprisonment and other charges four months after he deployed a stun gun on a special needs...
Riley County man’s trial in child’s death ends in hung jury
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The trial of a Kansas man charged in an infant's death ended in a hung jury.
The jury on Tuesday could not reach a unanimous verdict in the first-degree murder and...
Virginia man sentenced to 200 years for torturing step-kids
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man convicted of torturing his two step-children with knives and screwdrivers has been sentenced to 252 years in prison and ordered to pay a $75,000 fine.
Nebraska couple plead guilty in death of malnourished infant
PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. (AP) — An eastern Nebraska couple has taken a plea deal in the death of one of their malnourished infant twin daughters.
Cass County District Court records show 24-year-old...
Blue Cross North Carolina CEO charged with drunken driving
ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) — The chief executive of North Carolina's largest insurer will retain his job despite a drunken driving arrest earlier this summer.
Phoenix woman, boyfriend accused of abusing her young son
PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix woman and her boyfriend are facing child abuse charges for allegedly hitting and punching her 6-year-old son because he was having trouble pronouncing words and reading...
Jury convicts man in death of 8-month-old girl
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia jury has convicted a Charleston man in the death of his ex-girlfriend's 8-month-old daughter.
Former Michigan teacher gets probation in student abuse case
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — A former suburban Detroit special education teacher accused of physically abusing autistic students has been sentenced to two years of...
Former mayor accused of child sex assault takes plea deal
HARTINGTON, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska mayor accused of child sexual assault has taken a plea deal and been given a year of probation.
Cedar County District Court records say 63-year-old...