Child abuse has worsened during the pandemic with crimes linked to indecent images increasing by more than half in 2020, a report in Germany has revealed. Authorities say shutdowns give online abusers more opportunities.
About 400,000 fewer child welfare concerns were reported and there was a drop of about 200,000 child abuse and neglect investigations, according to a report from the Associated Press.
A man wanted for murder and child abuse in Tempe has been arrested at a U.S. Army base in Fort Hood, Texas.
An Arroyo Grande man was arrested this week on suspicion of child sexual abuse with multiple victims under the age of 14.
A Pennsylvania judge has ordered former Penn State President Graham Spanier to report to jail on July 9 for charges related to the child abuse scandal that embroiled the university a decade ago.
A 61-year-old man who carried out an "appalling" catalogue of abuse and rape against children in the north-east of Scotland has been jailed for 13 years.
A Lakeland woman faces DUI charges after deputies accused her of driving above the legal limit following her car crashing into a fence.
A Houston-area couple has been charged in a gruesome child abuse case in New Hampshire alleging the man intentionally immersed the hand of his 3-year-old stepdaughter in boiling water.