A Las Vegas judge denied bail Tuesday to Amy Taylor and former NFL running back Cierre Wood pending a preliminary hearing, and expressed shock at the severity of injuries found on a 5-year-old girl whose death led to murder and child abuse charges against her mother and mother’s boyfriend.
The News Leader of Staunton reports 33-year-old Theodore Manna Jr. and 35-year-old Cecilia Burnette were sentenced Friday for injuries inflicted on Burnette’s 6-year-old son.
A Virginia student who worked with the nation’s first elected African-American governor is accusing him of sexually harassing her by kissing her without consent.
In response in part to the child sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church, Virginia will have a new law on July 1 requiring priests, ministers, rabbis and other clergy members to report suspected cases of child abuse or neglect.
An 11-year-old year Suitland, Maryland, girl has been charged with first-degree child abuse after the police said she assaulted a 1-year-old boy left in her care and he died from his injuries.
A Virginia school bus aid is accused of choking a 12-year-old student during a bus ride from a private school for students with behavioral health and intellectual disabilities.
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department is investigating footage of unaccompanied children allegedly being dragged and shoved inside a shelter in Arizona.
A Fredericksburg man has been arrested on one felony county of child abuse. On Thursday, 33-year-old Eric L. Woods turned himself into police where he was arrested for one count of felony child abuse causing injury.
After an investigation revealed decades of child sex abuse and cover-ups by the Roman Catholic clergy in Pennsylvania, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is now seeking any information of similar abuse in Maryland schools or “place[s] of worship.”
A former Fairfax County police officer was recently indicted as the person responsible for his baby’s death last year. His attorney plans to point out the case’s complicated details make it far from a cut and dried conclusion for the jury.
A Fairfax County police officer turned himself in to police in Frederick County, Maryland, on Tuesday in connection with the child abuse death of his infant daughter.
A school bus aide in suburban Maryland has been charged with assaulting a 7-year-old boy after police reviewed video of the incident.
An assistant teacher at a Bristow, Virginia, day care is being held without bond, charged with sexually abusing a group of 5-year-old children.
Baltimore police said detectives arrested Latayia Hutchins, 32, on Thursday and charged her with first-degree child abuse.
Former Charles County School’s coach Carlos Bell was sentenced Tuesday to a 105-year jail sentence for 10 counts of production of child pornography.
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