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21 min ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Indictment: Toddler beaten to death over cake

A 23-year-old St. Louis woman has been indicted by a grand jury in her toddler daughter's beating death.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Law

2 hrs ago | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Affidavit: Mom accused of child abuse got drunk, woke up to beaten infant

The mother of a 2-month-old who died Thursday night of suspected child abuse said that she got drunk the night the infant was beaten and woke up the next morning not remembering what happened, her arrest affidavit said.


Related Topix: Law, Aurora, CO

3 hrs ago | CBC News

Father found guilty on confinement charges, cleared on others

The father in a child abuse case in Conception Bay North was convicted on multiple charges of forcible confinement at a Harbour Grace court on Friday.


Related Topix: Law, Canada

7 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Sun Valley couple arrested for child abuse, neglect

A Sun Valley couple was arrested on charges of child neglect Wednesday morning after officials arrived on scene to find the house unfit living conditions.


Related Topix: Law, Sun Valley, NV, Washoe County, NV

11 hrs ago | KETV-TV

Man accused of causing injuries resulting in baby's death



Related Topix: Law

16 hrs ago |

Many are minor, like one naming Louisiana's official state fruit tree

Sixteen and trying to improve your tan? You'll have to head outside because minors are barred from the tanning bed.


Related Topix: Law, Education Etc.

Thu Jul 31, 2014

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Mother arrested after 2-month-old daughter dies from suspected child abuse

The infant girl was taken to Parker Adventist Hospital and then transported to Children's Hospital in Aurora on Sunday according to the arrest affidavit.


Related Topix: Law

Boston Herald

Lawmakers hold final meeting of 2-year session

Massachusetts lawmakers are rushing to complete work on several proposed new laws with Thursday marking the end of formal meetings in the two-year legislative session that began in January 2013.


Related Topix: Law, Opinion


More charges against Sherbrooke father in child abuse case

Child sex charges have been laid against the Sherbrooke father of a 5-year-old boy - who, along with his wife - is already facing abuse charges.


Related Topix: Law

Myrtle Beach Online

Conway couple arrested on child abuse charges

A Conway couple was arrested Wednesday after police say marks from what appeared to be a belt were found on two children in their care.


Related Topix: Law, Conway, SC, Horry County, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC


Man arrested on assault, child abuse charges after family dispute

A family dispute spilled out onto the streets of northwest Stockton late Tuesday night, causing a serious vehicle accident and resulting in a father being arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and child abuse, police reported.


Related Topix: Law, Stockton, CA

Lancashire Telegraph

Burnley solicitor up for national award

Rachel Horman, a director at Watson Ramsbottom Solicitors, which has offices in Blackburn, Darwen, Great Harwood and Accrington, is in the running for the title of family partner of the year at the Family Law Awards.


Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Law, Wedding


Racine County's sheriff testifies in Washington for tougher gun laws

Sheriff Christopher Schmaling was part of a panel Wednesday urging the federal government to better protect women from gun violence.


Related Topix: Racine County, WI, Law, Brookfield, WI

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Man arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault, child abuse

Farmington police officers arrested a 26-year-old man Monday on suspicion that he tried to hit a teenage girl with a piece of lumber.


Related Topix: Law, Farmington, NM, San Juan County, NM

JAM! Showbiz

Arrest warrant issued for 'Scandal' star Columbus Short

A Los Angeles judge has issued a warrant for Columbus Short's arrest after the embattled actor skipped a hearing in his domestic violence case.


Related Topix: Columbus Short, Law, Entertainment

Southcentral Foundation announces new building

The building should be open in the winter of 2015-2016, the Alaska Dispatch News reported Wednesday.


Related Topix: Law

KTVK Phoenix

Bullhead City man accused of abusing girlfriend's daughter

Authorities in northwestern Arizona say a Bullhead City man has been arrested for allegedly abusing his girlfriend's daughter.


Related Topix: Bullhead City, AZ, Mohave County, AZ, Kingman, AZ, Law

Detroit man accused of sexually assaulting, killing, torching body of 5-year-old acquitted

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy accused Cheatham of sexually assaulting 5-year-old Mariha Smith, killing her and setting her body on fire inside an abandoned house on Waverly in 2011.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Law

Murder-accused camp owner back in dock

The murder-accused owner of a military-style camp where three boys died continued testifying in the Vereeniging Regional Court on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Law

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Bedford Co. Father Pleads Guilty to Meth Charge, Child Abuse

UPDATE: Michael Smith plead guilty to charges of both meth and child abuse on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Law, Bedford, VA