• You must be logged in to see or use the chatbox

Child Abuse

9-Year-Old Girl Stops Mom from Knifing Her 5-Year-Old Brother
  • 1,030
  • 12
Authorities say a 9-year-old girl managed to stop her mother's knife attack on her 5-year-old brother after the suburban St. Louis woman tried to drug both children and smother a younger child. Reports say that 35-year-old Syeda Sirajuddin, of Ballwin, was charged Thursday with armed criminal action and two counts each of first-degree assault and child endangerment. Authorities say the 5-year-old was hospitalized, but the other two children weren't seriously harmed by Wednesday attack...
Parents Arrested For Housing 5 Kids In A Dilapidated, Moldy Shed With A Tire For A Toilet
  • 2,071
  • 37
The five children who were living in a filthy shed in the Lowcountry have been located, and their parents are facing multiple child abuse charges, according to authorities. All five children were turned over to the custody of the S.C. Department of Social Services, the sheriff’s office said...
“I Need To Go To A Doctor, My Daddy Hurt Me”
  • 2,063
  • 36
Criminal charges have been filed against Charles Beenken, of Frederic, WI following an incident that occurred on November 18, 2018. According to the criminal complaint Burnett County law enforcement received a report of a domestic incident. The individual who called 911 had escaped the residence, and told law enforcement that the suspect had choked a 5-year-old child and was still at the residence. Law enforcement responded to the residence and after checking numerous rooms of the...
"Harrowing" Harridan Forces Young Girl South Of The Border
  • 1,333
  • 13
A paedophile who forced a girl under the age of 10 to perform a sex act on her has been jailed. Pervert Eileen McBrien, 62, has been sentenced to six years in prison after luring the youngster into a property. She was found guilty of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity following a trial at Manchester Crown Court. Her young victim was brave enough to report the attack to her mother in August 2017 just weeks after the attack. But McBrien from Ancoats, Manchester, denied...
Mother Who Left Kids In Squalor With Wanted Man To Steal A Car: “I’m A Good Mom”
  • 890
  • 18
A Jeannette woman allegedly left two children, ages 10 and 7 months, at her home with a man wanted on a warrant while she stole a vehicle Saturday morning, according to court papers. Police said the home was in deplorable condition when they arrived after taking Amber L. Tavener, 40, into custody in connection with the stolen vehicle. Police were called to a report of a Toyota 4Runner that had been stolen and returned. The victim pointed out Tavener, who was staggering away, as the...
Loisiana Parents Arrested For Cruelty After Malnourished 9-Year-Old Runaway Is Found
  • 1,098
  • 6
The parents of an Evangeline Parish boy who reported missing this weekend have been arrested. Bryson Thibodeaux, 9, was reported as a runaway after he left his home in Blue Point on Friday. A Level II Missing Child Alert was issued for Thibodeaux, but was later canceled after the boy was found by a neighbor’s home near the his residence. The boy’s parents. Paul Thibodeaux, 45, and Minette Thibodeaux, 45, of Point Blue, face a cruelty to juveniles charge, according to WAFB news...
Bronx Pervert On No. 4 Train Grabs Four-Year-Old's Buttocks, Threatens Mom
  • 849
  • 7
Police are looking for a man who grab a 4-year-old girl’s buttocks and when confronted, told the child’s mother he was going to shoot her. It happened on a southbound No. 4 train. A mother told police the man walked onto the subway car at Jerome Avenue and sat down on the left side of her daughter. He then proceeded to put his right hand under her daughter’s buttocks. The mother confronted the man about his actions and he stated he was going to shoot her. She proceeded to move down...
Minocqua, Wisconsin Police Shelve Rape Kit From Two-Year-Old Boy For Four Years
  • 1,694
  • 12
Evidence in a child sexual assault case was left untested for more than four years in a popular Northwoods vacation town, allowing a suspected molester to elude criminal charges until last month. The case started in December 2013 when a mother reported to Minocqua police that her 2-year-old son might have been molested. Her son described feeling pain from an unnamed "doctor" who "put his belly up his butt," she said. A nurse collected forensic samples from the toddler's body for DNA...
Arkansas Man Scalds One-Year-Old Daughter To Death In Shower
  • 1,694
  • 20
A Jacksonville, Arkansas man is accused of murdering his daughter by putting her in a shower that was so hot her skin was burned and slipped off. On Dec. 18, police responded to a call about a suspicious incident involving a child. Derek Shockley told police he gave his 1-year-old daughter a shower and her skin started to slip off after the shower. The child was transported to a local hospital’s critical care unit. Doctors classified her as a level II Trauma and said her injuries were...
Scary NC Grandma Gets Child Sex And Crime Against Nature Charges In Summertime Molestation Case
  • 1,308
  • 10
Caroline McGee Pitts, is charged with one count of statutory rape of a child by an adult, one count of statutory sexual offense by an adult, one count of indecent liberties with a child, one count of crime against nature and one count of felony child abuse-sexual act, CBS affiliate WFMY reported. Police said the crimes occurred between April and August and took place in...
Wisconsin Mother Charged After Leaving 3 Kids In Abandoned Home; Toddler Had 105° Fever
  • 1,110
  • 12
Lindsay Manriquez, 31, is accused of leaving her three young children ages 6, 5, and 2 alone in an abandoned home while she worked -- one of the children so sick first responders thought he was dead. According to the complaint, police initially thought the 2-year-old was deceased, because he was unresponsive -- laying on the hardwood floor with a blanket over him and a baby bottle with a dark brown liquid next to him. He did slowly wake up, but was "very lethargic." He was found wearing...
PA Supreme Court: Using Drugs While Pregnant Is Not Child Abuse
  • 624
  • 28
Pennsylvania’s highest court says mothers who use illegal drugs while pregnant can’t be considered perpetrators of child abuse against their newly born children under the state’s child protection law. The court's main opinion issued Friday says the law's definition of a child doesn't include fetuses or unborn children, and it says victims of perpetrators must be children. Two justices who dissented say what should matter is when the injury manifests itself, and that can be after the...
Drunken House Cleaner Does Not Remember Using Her Finger To Penetrate Girl
  • 1,176
  • 15
A 47-year-old High Springs house cleaner was arrested Thursday on suspicion of molesting a young girl in Alachua County. Katherine A. Krause was being held in the Alachua County jail Friday on a charge of sexual battery on a child under 12, according to an arrest affidavit. The girl’s exact age was not disclosed. The Sheriff’s Office report, which is heavily redacted, says that late last week the girl’s mother hired Krause to clean her home. Krause arrived to work drunk and asked to...
Florida Man Molests Girl Because “That’s What Grandpas Do”‘
  • 1,220
  • 9
An Indian River County girl accused a Key West man she called “Grandpa” of molesting her several times, including when he was babysitting. And, according to an arrest affidavit, 59-year-old David Parker backed up the girl’s accusations of him. Parker is in Indian River County jail on two counts of lewd and...
Virginia Woman Sentenced To 5 Years and 5 Months For Affair With Friend's 12-Year-Old Son
  • 1,230
  • 8
A Stafford County woman who had repeated sexual contact with her former friend's 12-year-old son was ordered Tuesday to serve five years and five months in prison. Stephanie Lynn Frostick, 30, was sentenced in Stafford Circuit Court by Judge Michael Levy. Frostick had previously pleaded guilty to indecent liberties with a child and proposing sex via a computer. Levy's sentence was at the high end of the recommended state sentencing guidelines, but less than the 20 years Frostick could...
First Grade Teacher Can't Keep His Fingers Out Of The Students
  • 1,248
  • 16
A former first-grade teacher in Nebraska who prosecutors say admitted to sexually abusing six girls has waived his preliminary hearing and will head to trial, according to reports. Gregory Sedlacek, a 30-year-old former teacher at Fontenelle Elementary School, stood before a judge on Wednesday in Omaha, where he waived his preliminary hearing in connection with six counts of first-degree sexual assault on a child and one count of third-degree sexual assault on a child...
Florida Step-Child Stomped, Sprayed In Face with Carpet Cleaner
  • 1,015
  • 18
Step-monster, Johanna Michelle Grissom, 33, has been arrested for allegedly stomping on a child’s face before spraying the juvenile in the face with carpet cleaner, according to arrest reports. She was arrested by the Parker Police Department after officers received word that the child, who was not identified, had been treated for wounds to its face at a hospital. Grissom had allegedly stomped on the child’s face at some point and then sprayed carpet cleaner into the child’s face...
WV Children Removed From Freezing House Filled With Trash, Vermin, and Stacks Of Used Toilet Paper
  • 1,145
  • 19
A Tunnelton couple who were charged with child neglect risking injury were in Preston County Magistrate Court on Thursday for their preliminary hearings in front of Magistrate P.L. Grimm. Brandy Lynn Velone, 32, and Joseph Anthony Velone, 35, were arrested Dec. 12, and were still being housed in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail. There were three young children present in the home with Brandy Velone when officers were there. “The house was full of garbage strewn around the home. The...
Minnesota Man Draws Seven Murder Charges In Death Of Three-Year-Old Foster Child
  • 1,665
  • 11
On Friday, a man was charged with seven counts of murder in the death of a 3-year-old boy at an Eagan foster home. Charles Wayne Homich, 28, has been indicted by the Dakota County Grand Jury with four counts of first-degree murder and three counts of second-degree murder. These charges stem from the death of 3-year-old Zayden Lawson, a foster child in the care of Homich's girlfriend, Zeporia Fortenberry, 31, in June of 2017. Fortenberry was charged on April 16 with one count of...
Texas Man Cannot Stand Four-Month-Olds, Proves It Yet Again
  • 1,104
  • 11
A man in San Antonio, Texas, accused of beating his 4-month-old son earlier this year, is now charged in an unrelated 2012 murder case. KSAT reports Bexar County court records claim 30-year-old Terrence Harper was indicted by a grand jury and now faces a capital murder charge. San Antonio police say evidence was brought forth from the 2012 case to the Bexar County District Attorney's Office. During the incident in 2012, a boy, also four months old, died, according to KSAT, after he...

Staff online