1 hr ago | Contra Costa Times
A former Kennedy High School varsity football coach was being held Friday at County Jail after he was arrested on almost two dozen counts of child abuse.
4 hrs ago | SFGate
AB230 was taken off a roster of bills to be voted upon Friday. The bill faced a midnight deadline to survive.
7 hrs ago | KTVN Reno
Domestic violence victims in Nevada will have a new tool to help them escape abusive relationships.
8 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
Eighteen-year-old Kaitlyn Hunt, charged with a crime for having sex with a 14-year-old girl, rejected a deal Friday that would have required her to plead guilty to child abuse, according to Hunt's attorney.
8 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
A man has been charged for the death of a 2-year-old boy, almost exactly one year after the crime allegedly occurred.
10 hrs ago | WOI-TV West Des Moines
Gov. Terry Branstad has signed eight bills into law, including one that creates a less-adversarial approach to investigating reports of child abuse.
11 hrs ago | SFGate
Florida child welfare officials have fired a child abuse investigator they say forged documents about substance abuse treatment for a mother six months before that she left her 11-month old baby in a sweltering car where he died.
15 hrs ago | Examiner.com
In a fit of rage, a woman allegedly slammed a 2-year-old Columbia boy's head into a bathtub faucet while bathing him and then put him to sleep, police said Thursday.
The mother of an 8-year-old boy found not breathing in a Palmdale apartment was questioned by authorities Thursday.
The bill that advanced on Thursday focuses heavily on minors of both sexes who are coerced and sometimes forced into the sex trade.
A 2-year-old child is in critical condition Thursday after a 26-year-old man admitted to abusing him, police say.
Police said the allegation was being taken "extremely seriously" but A reassured parents there was no evidence of a child sex ring Det Supt Kevin Purcell said the allegation was being taken "extremely seriously" but A reassured parents there was no evidence of a child sex ring.
On Wednesday, May 22, a deputy with the Hernando County Sheriff's Office was called to Brooksville Elementary School at the request of the guidance counselor.
The Legislature's finance committee is set to consider provisions in Gov. Scott Walker's budget that would allow judges to order GPS monitoring as part of a restraining order.
A number of battered women eventually kill their batterers, and that number is increasing.
"Why are you wearing that?" a student will ask his or her significant other. "Why didn't you call me? Why didn't you answer my text?" Those warning signs should not be ignored, because sometimes they escalate into bigger problems, said Suzanne Schultz of the family crimes unit at the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office.
The evening began with two couples consuming alcoholic beverages in a hot tub. By noon the next day, three of the four people were under arrest and two were booked on suspicion of attempted murder, authorities said.