As Kentucky emerges from the isolation and stress of the COVID-19 pandemic, the impact on mental health and domestic violence is rising to the surface.
The coronavirus pandemic has had an unprecedented and profound effect on human rights, fuelling racism and child abuse, the European Union (EU)'s rights agency said Thursday in its annual report.
Horrifying details are emerging in a suspected case of child abuse that could leave a 4-year-old El Paso boy in a permanent vegetative state, if he survives.
Charges have been filed against a Renton mother under investigation for "medical child abuse," a case in which prosecutors say is something they haven't seen in recent memory.
A Wichita Falls father is sentenced in a child abuse and family violence case in which the five-year-old victim told police, “I don’t like my daddy because of what he did to me.”
Paula Amber Chisholm, 35, was charged Tuesday with child abuse and child neglect, according to documents filed in Choctaw Nation District Court.
The drummer for Grammy Award-winning rock band Alabama Shakes says he is innocent of child abuse charges filed against him, his lawyer said Friday.
Oak Forest police are investigating child abuse allegations against an Indian Springs School District teacher after video of the incident was shared online.
Abuse in childhood can set up a row of falling dominoes that increases the risks of mental and physical health issues, legal troubles, and even early death, according to two large longitudinal studies.
Catholic women are calling for increased prevention efforts after pandemic lockdowns led to an increase in child abuse at home.