Stacie M. Laughton made headlines as the first openly transgender lawmaker elected in New Hampshire.
A disturbing case of child sexual abuse out of St. Clair County accuses the owners of a well-known equestrian center of conspiracy and child pornography.
The Grimes County District Attorney’s Office says co-workers of the woman living with defendant helped the survivors escape the ongoing abuse.
A 37-year-old woman was indicted on multiple child abuse charges this month after her 1-year-old son died in a home with no air conditioning or running water.
Jason Citron addressed questions about the report at Bloomberg's Tech Summit in San Francisco.
A 13-year-old Georgia girl was subjected to “unimaginable” horrors by a man who imprisoned her in his home for nearly three months and repeatedly sexually assaulted her, prosecutors said.
A Missouri man has been charged in the death of his infant son after allegedly telling police the boy choked on formula.
A man sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl after he gave her “Kool-Aid” to make her feel drowsy, according to Laredo police.
A judge on Wednesday granted bond to a Hampton man accused of killing his young son and concealing the child’s body.
Both parents of a baby who was found to have brain injuries at a routine doctor's appointment at age 12 months testified Tuesday that they saw changes in him after they let him stay with their minister in Manchester about two months earlier.
A Texarkana man accused of fathering a child with a girl he began sexually abusing when she was 10 and he was 38 is on trial this week at the Bowie County courthouse.
Prosecutors are asking that a judge deny bond for an Auburn mother accused of drowning her severely thin 6-year-old son the week before Father’s Day.
An Oregon alternative church leader who has been convicted three times of sexually abusing the daughter of one of his congregants was sentenced Tuesday to 13 years and four months in state prison.
Charges allege that the couple routinely held their young children in locked cages between 13 and 14 hours a day, beat them with a belt, and withheld food and access to a bathroom.
A Centerton man who worked at day care facilities in Benton County was being held Tuesday on $250,000 bond after being accused of sexually assaulting a child and possessing sexually explicit images of a child.
Police in Colorado have arrested a woman following an investigation into a report of a missing 5-year-old girl.
A subsequent investigation of the incident and the boy's residence resulted in the arrest of the victim's mother Alize Seymore and her husband Tre on multiple counts of child abuse.
The director of a local charity organization has been arrested for allegedly molesting several young boys.
A Florida fugitive wanted for callously goading his pregnant teen daughter to kill herself on her birthday has been arrested in Massachusetts.
Corey Alexander Berry, 25, is now wanted for injury of a child - serious bodily injury.
Joshua Warner, 24, of Elkins Park has been arrested on multiple charges related to sexually assaulting a child and filming the incident.
A former Georgia resident has received a prison sentence of 30 years after attempting to engage in sexual activity with a child in North Carolina.
A Whitehall man was sentenced on Friday in Washington County Court to 2 years in prison for sexually abusing a young girl.
A woman who was behind bars for child abuse is now facing murder charges.
All four attacks occurred just before and after Owen's 23rd birthday.
Members of the community of Lake Errock packed a Chilliwack courtroom, hearing disturbing details.
The 10-year-old boy was reportedly found wandering barefoot down the street, looking for food and asking police to "please not make him go back".
A man who was arrested during a child predator sting back in April was indicted on new charges.
A judge has reduced the bond for a former Hamilton County elementary school teacher indicted on more than 10 counts of child sexual abuse.
The director of Discovery Child Development was charged with child abuse this week after police said she abused a 3-year-old student with autism.
One-year-old was not injured, DSS notified.
A Del Rey Oaks Police Department investigation dating back to 2021 has led to a Monterey man being found guilty of 28 counts of child molestation.
A Florida couple is facing dozens of charges for brutally torturing a 5-year-old boy, police say.
The proposed public Catholic charter school would be online and open to Oklahoma students in kindergarten through grade 12.
When the Cessna carrying veered into restricted airspace in the capital region, the Federal Aviation Administration called the pilot but did not receive a response.
A 24-year-old Florida woman is facing criminal charges after she allegedly left two children in a car that caught fire while she was shoplifting at a mall.
A man in Texas was sentenced to more than 17 years in prison after he was found to have more than 35,000 child pornography files.
"They don’t care," Cummins said. "No one else’s lives matter to them anymore."
The facility is unsafe in the case of a fire.
A charter school principal told police she didn't realize she needed to report physical and sexual abuse at school against a 7-year-old.
"I hope that evil monster gets what he deserves," the infant's mother wrote about her boyfriend on Facebook.
The Supreme Court declined to take up an appeal seeking to hold Reddit responsible for alleged child pornography on its site.
Schmitt, now a U.S. senator, in December 2021 warned all public school districts to expect legal action from his office if they didn’t “rescind and cease enforcement and publicizing” mask mandates, quarantine orders and other measures.
Elizabeth Archibeque has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors after Deshaun Martinez was found unresponsive in 2020.
A 24-year-old middle school teacher and coach in Minnesota could face nearly two decades in prison after allegedly grooming and repeatedly sexually assaulting a 13-year-old student.
Actors Olivia Hussey and Leonard Whiting sued Paramount Pictures for sexual exploitation and child abuse.
Dr. Caitlin Bernard is being investigated after she performed an abortion last year on a 10-year-old girl from Ohio and shared information with a newspaper reporter.
The bill now heads to Gov. Greg Abbott, who is expected to sign it.
A former San Luis Obispo man accused of sexually abusing children at a local daycare was arrested while crossing the border between Mexico and the United States.
A teenage girl saved her young sister's life after their mother, who had just killed a third sibling, tried to drown her, according to police.
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy today warned that social networking sites pose a threat to children's mental health.
The U.S. Attorney's Office and the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) announced that the USMS, along with NCMEC, led a nationwide operation that resulted in the recovery of 225 missing children.
To curb false reports, Texas will no longer permit anonymous reports of child abuse to CPS, but emergency anonymous tips may be reported to 911.
Attorney general releases investigation into abuse between 1950 and 2019 and hails survivors ‘who have long suffered in silence’.
A Walterboro woman is charged with homicide by child abuse and several counts of child neglect after her 6-year-old daughter drowned in the Edisto River late last month.
A 60-year-old man was sentenced to probation after being indicted by a grand jury on charges relating to alleged sexual abuse of two children.
Reports indicate as many as one in three illegal immigrant adults suspected of bringing children who weren't their own, turned out not to be related to them.
Every school in Illinois is required to have a bullying policy on file with the Illinois State Board of Education.
The parents of three transgender children in Florida are trying to get a federal judge to block a new law that bans gender-affirming care for minors.
The bill had passed the Republican-dominated Senate in March along party lines. But while Republicans hold a razor-thin majority in the House, Democrats had a one-vote edge in attendance for Thursday’s session.
Actor urged ‘people in power’ to criminalise harmful digital content when she accepted Bafta award.
An 8-year-old girl died Wednesday in Border Patrol custody, authorities said, a rare occurrence that comes as the agency struggles with overcrowding.
A recent poll of registered voters in Texas found that 60% oppose chemical or surgical gender transitions for children.
Lawmakers seek answers on what they call transgender 'experiments'.
Family allegedly ignored abuse claims to protect political ambitions and uncle’s business.
Language in 10th grade sex-ed class 'would make a lot of grown-ups blush,' mom says.
Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin have teamed up to push a bill through the Senate Judiciary Committee that would expose big tech companies to legal liability for child pornography posted on their sites.
Erick Kristianson faces charges in California and Florida. Prosecutors said victims included students he coached.
Investigators learned that the two girls were five years old at the time of the abuse.
The mother and stepfather of a murdered Jackson teenager have now both been convicted in her death.
The parents of 15-month-old Cairo Astacio will spend more than 20 years in prison after being found guilty of child abuse causing death by fentanyl ingestion.
A former Delaware middle school teacher has been charged with multiple counts of rape of a student nearly a decade after she stopped teaching at the school.
A Florida man who possessed hundreds of images depicting sexual abuse of children and at least three images of bestiality was flagged to authorities.
Last week, the North Carolina House of Representatives voted largely along party lines to outlaw surgical gender transitions for minors, and to prohibit the use of state taxpayers' money for transition procedures.
A local man has entered a plea bargain agreement, pleading guilty to child molesting involving a 13-year-old girl as a Level 1 felony.
A Randolph County man was arrested on Monday after authorities accused him of abusing and injuring a child.
The synthetic opioid fentanyl is killing increasing numbers of U.S. kids, emulating the chilling trends seen among adults, a new study finds.
A man was sentenced to life in prison and 20 years of probation after a mother caught the defendant in bed with her 9-year-old daughter.
A Placer County man was convicted Monday in a jury trial of multiple charges related to child abuse he committed against a 2-year-old boy.
Alexis Callero also charged in connection with another overdose death at her home.
A convicted sex offender this week fatally shot his wife and her three children in their Oklahoma home.
Three McDonald’s franchisees in Kentucky have been fined after an investigation by the Department of Labor determined that they employed more than 300 children who worked longer hours than the law permits.
Federal Trade Commission says network has ‘repeatedly violated its privacy promises’ and misled parents over children’s message app.
Young people across the country are in the midst of a mental health crisis.
He was a non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Air Force when he was charged in early 2021.
Says “bans” on sexually explicit books are “harmful” to children.
A call from a concerned neighbor led to a Spring Hill woman being charged with child neglect, the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office said.