Child Protection

Former Child Saving Institute employee booked on suspicion of first-degree sexual assault of teen

An employee of the Child Saving Institute had an illicit sexual relationship last summer with a teenager staying at the Omaha nonprofit’s shelter, …

Crime

Univision Does LGBT Lobby Bidding on 'Gay Conversion' Issue

In “Politics and the English language,” George Orwell wrote, “political writing is bad writing” because “The great enemy of clear language is …

LGBTQ

Mother 'left kids in freezing car' for 80 minutes during job interview

Child Protective Services examine allegations against mother, 26.<p>Police in the US city of Indianapolis are investigating claims that a mother left …

Child Welfare

Stephen Colbert Is Going to Need You to Think About Trump’s Alleged Affair

Grab your hyperventilation bag and sweep the crumbs off your fainting couch. Stephen Colbert has going HAM of late, and as such has saved some of his …

Celebrity News

14 children involved in child protective services died over the last year

Over the last year, 14 children who had been the subject of reports of abuse or neglect to the state’s child protective services died, according to a …

Montana

What's next for 13 siblings allegedly starved, held captive in parents' home

After 13 siblings were rescued from their parents' home Sunday, where they had been allegedly held captive, starved and, in some cases, shackled, …

Crime

Homer Simpson as Parent

My sons have recently developed an interest in the long-standing cartoon show, <i>The Simpsons</i>​. I have enjoyed watching with them, and marveling at how …

TV

Woman, 25, with baby arrested on charges of smuggling drugs

A woman with a baby was arrested for allegedly smuggling marijuana and other controlled substances into Attica Correctional Facility while attempting …

Crime

Drug lab explodes at Arlington apartments near AT&T Stadium

A drug lab mishap caused an explosion at an Arlington apartment complex less than a block away from AT&T Stadium late Friday, police reported.<p>No …

Texas

The 1-year-old was left alone in the car. Her mom was at a child custody hearing.

A pair of Charleston, West Virginia officers were walking near the police station when they noticed the child in the vehicle.<p>As they came closer and …

Crime

Mother accused of selling 9-year-old son for rape

Freiburg, Germany - The police investigation widened in south-western Germany on Friday after a mother was among eight arrests made in relation to …

Crime

Texas teen who 'wouldn't take it anymore' gets 30 years for killing stepfather

A Texas teenager pleaded guilty Monday to the fatal shooting of his stepfather in August, according to the <i>Temple Daily Telegram</i>.<p>The 16-year-old, who …

Crime

MOST WANTED: U.S. couple on the run, accused of brutalizing little girl to death

America’s Most Wanted couple is on the run after police say a brutalized and severely burned four-year-old girl was left for dead at a Michigan …

Crime

Australia's child protection system is ripping families apart

<i>Child protection and family services should focus on assisting vulnerable families as opposed to removing children, says Gerry Georgatos.</i><p>LAST WEEK, I …

Australian News

2-year-old left in car overnight in subzero temperatures, police say

YPSILANTI, MI - A 2-year-old girl was taken to the hospital after police say she was left in a parked vehicle overnight in Ypsilanti with …

Michigan

We recommend Andrea Martin in the Democratic primary for the 304th District Court

Decisions made in the juvenile court system can quash dreams or offer a second chance to a youngster who made a childish mistake.<p>Judge Andrea Martin …

Opinion

Authorities bust alleged puppy mill with 138 dogs northeast of Dallas

A seizure was made of an alleged puppy mill in Honey Grove, a tiny town 90 miles northeast of Dallas that unironically calls itself "the sweetest …

Texas

Buffalo mother charged after bringing brain-dead infant to hospital

A Buffalo mother brought her brain-dead 7-month-old son to Oishei Children's Hospital and told police she had left the boy in the care of a homeless …

Crime

Couple Busted Smoking Pot In Car With Toddler In Backseat: Police

Officials in Salinas said they had some difficulty waking the 1-year-old and had her checked at a hospital as a precaution.<p>MONTEREY COUNTY, CA – A …

San Francisco

Nearly 24,000 Texas state employees quit in 2017, report finds

AUSTIN — Almost 24,000 state employees voluntarily left their jobs in 2017, according to a report from the Texas State Auditor’s Office.<p>In 2017, 18.6 …

Texas

Social Welfare Department informed of possible abuse in family before girl’s death

The Social Welfare Department had known about possible child abuse in the home where a five-year-old girl died on Saturday since November, but the …

News (China)

Jesus Take The Wheel: Woman Arrested For Allegedly Killing Her Boyfriend’s 7-Year-Old Son

APWoman Arrested For Alleged Murder Of Her Boyfriend’s Young SonAuthorities arrested a woman in Texas on Friday after she allegedly killed her …

Crime

Death of girl, 5, sparks calls for more help for Hong Kong schools in tackling child abuse cases

Representatives from a school principals’ association and a social worker group have called for more help from the Hong Kong government, such as …

Hong Kong

A 7-Year-Old Boy Died After His Father's Girlfriend Shot Him in the Chest, Police Say

Police say a 7-year-old Texas boy died after his father’s girlfriend opened fire as he drove away with the boy and two other children.<p>Greenville …

Crime

Woman accused in fatal shooting of boyfriend’s 7-year-old son

DALLAS — A 7-year-old Texas boy died after his father’s girlfriend opened fire as the man drove away with his son and two other children, police said …

Crime

Remembering the days when CPS knocked and people listened

CLOSE<p>Nicole Finn was found guilty Thursday of murder and kidnapping in the death of 16-year-old Natalie Finn.<p>When I joined the police department in …

Crime

20,000 men interested in sexually abusing children, says media report

The British police chief in charge of child protection says an estimated 20,000 men have shown an interest in sexually abusing children, the media …

UK Home Office

The Latest: Police: Texas boy killed after woman opens fire

MCKINNEY, Texas – The Latest on the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old Texas boy (all times local):<p>5:15 p.m.<p>Police say a 7-year-old Texas boy died after his father's girlfriend opened fire as he drove away with the boy and two other children.<p>Greenville police identified the boy as Kaden Green on …

Crime

Woman suspected of DUI hit-and-run, then crashing into West End house

A Thursday hit-and-run suspect who appeared to be drunk and had two small children in her car later drove an SUV into a Billings West End home, …

Crime

Riverside Man, Woman Accused of Using Drone to Deliver Drugs to Customers

A man and a woman accused of using a drone to deliver drugs to customers have been arrested and charged with possession of controlled substances and …

Crime