child abuse

Newly released surveillance video disproves a Georgia school's initial claim that a 13-year-old student was able to walk after being slammed to the ground several times by a teacher--resulting in an amputation of the student's right leg.

Plus, Iowa football player mistaken for bank robber while playing Pokémon Go and a white mayor from Mass. refuses to take down Black Lives Matter sign from City Hall.

A judge set a $1 million bond for a man accused of murdering his infant son. The suspect told investigators multiple stories about what caused the child's deadly injuries.

Police arrested a Texas teacher for having a sexual relationship with her adolescent male student. She claims his parents approved of the relationship.

After a night out, Oregon couple Joshua Marbury and Alicia Quinney returned home to a nightmare. Their 2-year-old son Jacob was screaming and covered in bruises while their babysitter was sleeping on the couch. To make matters worse, the babysitter (who allegedly admitted to harming Jacob) will not face any charges. An Oregon law indicates […]

A Georgia grandmother is demanding answers after her grandson with special needs was allegedly found hanging by his belt from the chalkboard as a form of punishment administered by his teacher, reports the New York Daily News. Tracy Davis says the principal at Shoal Creek Elementary School in Conyers, Georgia found the 5-year-old in the disturbing […]

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.

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.