childabuse

  • Toddler shoots infant in face in motel room

    Shayanne Nelson, left, and Tyrell Bitsilly, were arrested after a toddler shot an infant in the face while they were showering, police said. (AP) A New Mexico couple is facing charges after an unsupervised 3-year-old boy accidentally shot his 8-month-old sister in the face Saturday while the children’s mom and...
  • Mother arrested at Disney for dragging her child in a harness!

    Sara VillarOrange County Sheriff’s Office Police arrested a visitor to Disney’s Epcot theme park in Florida after the woman allegedly dragged a child by a harness. Sara Villar, 34, was arrested Tuesday on charges of child abuse in connection to the incident at the Orlando amusement park, news station WKMG...
  • 4 month old child dies “had not had a diaper change, bath, or been removed from the seat in over a week.”

    A 4-month-old child found dead and covered in maggots “died of diaper rash,” Assistant Attorney General Coleman McAllister told an Iowa jury, according to the the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier. The child’s parents have been charged with murder after their 4-month-old son, Sterling Daniel Koehn, was found dead last summer, weighing less than...
  • Mother gives her baby liver failure gets 12 years in prison!

    A Florida woman who poisoned her baby to the point of liver failure and then launched a fundraising site for the sick child was sentenced on Wednesday to 12 years in prison, PEOPLE confirms. Shauna Dee Taylor, 40, was convicted in August of aggravated child abuse and child neglect...
  • Church daycare worker charged with felony after children have visible bruising!

    A Tuscaloosa County church daycare worker is charged with felony child abuse after she was caught on camera hurting a child in her care. Meredith Geeslin, 35, was taken into custody Tuesday, just hours after Tuscaloosa County sheriff’s investigators were notified of an incident at Duncanville Baptist Church daycare....
  • Kentucky governor apologizes for child sex abuse remarks

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin apologized Sunday for saying that children were sexually abused because they were left home alone while teachers rallied to ask lawmakers to override his vetoes. The Republican issued his apology in a nearly four-minute video posted online, saying “it is not...
  • Church may have made children feel ‘responsible’ for abuse

    The Church of England may have focussed too much on forgiving sexual predators, an inquiry has heard. The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has begun hearing evidence about how the Anglican Church dealt with complaints over many years. Fiona Scolding QC said there was evidence children were made...
  • Church raided after alleged child sex abuse

    HUNLOCK CREEK, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- Back in December, there was a lot of police activity at a Luzerne County church. Eyewitness News confirmed there was a state police raid, but at the time, no one would say why troopers were there. But now, we have the court documents explaining...
  • Pregnant Teen Mom And Her Boyfriend Accused Of Fatally Beating And Torturing Her 4-Year-Old Son

    Lisa Smith and Keiff King took turns hitting the child with their hands and shoes.   A 19-year-old woman and her boyfriend were arrested after the woman’s 4-year-old son was beating and burned to death after he accidentally spilled his breakfast cereal.   On Monday morning, Tahjir Smith, 4,...