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2 People in Bell County, Ky. Facing Child Abuse Charges

2 People in Bell County, Ky. Facing Child Abuse Charges

A “prowler complaint” turned into two arrests Saturday afternoon for child abuse charges, according to the Bell County, Kentucky Sheriff’s Department.

Kelso Child Agency Employee Arrested on Suspicion of Child Molestation

Kelso Child Agency Employee Arrested on Suspicion of Child Molestation

An employee at a local office for a state agency that fields child abuse reports was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of child molestation.

Woman Charged With Child Abuse; Accused of Beating Child With Belt and Paddle

Woman Charged With Child Abuse; Accused of Beating Child With Belt and Paddle

The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office is commending the staff at Williams Township School for speaking up after they noticed a 7-year-old student was badly bruised. Now, a woman is charged with child abuse.

Children's Home of Poughkeepsie Named in Child Abuse Lawsuits
Children's Home of Poughkeepsie

Children's Home of Poughkeepsie Named in Child Abuse Lawsuits

Three Hudson Valley residents are suing the Children's Home of Poughkeepsie, claiming they believe the foster care program was aware and could have prevented child abuse, according to the lawsuits.

Woman facing Child Neglect Charge in Monongalia Co. after 2-Year-Old Child was found with Severe Burns, Multiple Bruises

Woman facing Child Neglect Charge in Monongalia Co. after 2-Year-Old Child was found with Severe Burns, Multiple Bruises

A Wetzel County woman is facing a child neglect charge in Monongalia County after deputies determined she left a 2-year-old boy unattended in a bathtub and the boy received severe burns from hot water.

Former Boarding School Owners facing 102 charges In 'Horrific' Child Abuse Case

Former Boarding School Owners facing 102 charges In 'Horrific' Child Abuse Case

A southwestern Missouri couple was arrested this week and are now facing over 100 child abuse charges after accusations of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse of at least 16 girls at a boarding school they operated for years emerged.

Catholic women raise alarm over spike in Child Abuse during Lockdowns

Catholic women raise alarm over spike in Child Abuse during Lockdowns

Catholic women are calling for increased prevention efforts after pandemic lockdowns led to an increase in child abuse at home.

Child Abuse Surges in Times of Crisis – The Pandemic May Be Different

Child Abuse Surges in Times of Crisis – The Pandemic May Be Different

While natural disasters and economic recessions traditionally unleash an uptick in child abuse, a new study suggests that cases may have declined in the first months of the pandemic.

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