A Florida waitress who noticed bruises on an 11-year-old boy flashed him a handwritten note asking him if he needed help, and when he nodded yes, she called the police, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) — Top officials overseeing child welfare at the Department of Health and Human Services say they’ve seen no solid evidence to bear out warnings that serious forms of child abuse would surge during the coronavirus pandemic.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania prosecutors want a judge to order former Penn State president Graham Spanier to begin serving a county jail sentence for endangering children by the way he responded to a complaint that Jerry Sandusky had attacked a boy on campus.
Statesville-based companies JMS Southeast and Statesville Process Instruments recently made a donation of $406.65 to Pharos Parenting (formerl…
PHOENIX (AP) — A Maricopa County Sheriff’s detention officer has been accused of molesting a child over a four-year span, authorities said Tuesday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The new district attorney in New Orleans, Jason Williams, said he was unaware that a star performer at his inauguration ceremony had criminal cases pending.
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest who delivered the homily at U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy's funeral in 2009 has pleaded not guilty to child sexual abuse.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A federal appeals court upheld a life prison sentence Monday for an influential Iowa youth basketball coach who used his position to sexually exploit more than 400 boys over 20 years.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The number of Indiana children who died from neglect or abuse totaled 61 in 2019, down four from the previous year, the state Department of Child Services said in a report released Thursday.
The U.S. said it will ban all shipments of palm oil from one of the world’s biggest producers after finding indicators of forced labor and other abuses on plantations that feed into the supply chains of some of America’s most famous food and cosmetic companies.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was hit with several lawsuits Monday for allegedly covering up decades of sexual abuse among Boy Scout troops in Arizona, marking the latest litigation before the state's end-of-year deadline for adult victims to sue.
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Monday rejected a $28.5 million proposed bail package for Jeffrey Epstein’s former girlfriend, saying her incarceration is necessary to ensure she faces trial on charges she recruited teenage girls for the late financier to sexually abuse.
COLE CAMP, Mo. (AP) — A 4-year-old girl died after being dunked in an icy pond and beaten by two neighbors who claimed it was necessary to remove a “demon,” a Missouri sheriff said Tuesday.
PHOENIX (AP) — Eight lawsuits filed Monday allege that Boy Scout leaders in Arizona had sexually abused children dating back decades, signaling what is expected to be a flood of lawsuits in the state before the end of the year for childhood sex abuse victims who now are 30 years of age or older.
State Farm agents in Statesville are demonstrating what it means to be a good neighbor by stepping up to help a local organization. State Farm…
New and change have been two keywords marking events at Pharos Parenting (formerly SCAN of Iredell County) over the past nine months.
SCAN of Iredell (Stop Child Abuse Now) has collaborated with WAME Radio for a night of great music from local bands, all for a great cause!
As Sheriff Darren Campbell mentioned in his article in the Record and Landmark, this is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.
COVID-19 has made life difficult for everyone, especially families and children. Since 1983, each year in April, the president of the United S…
WENTWORTH — A Virginia woman accused of fatally injuring her 3-month-old son has been charged with murder and child abuse, according to author…
JMS Southeast, Inc. is making a big difference in its community, one snack at a time.
A Clemmons man is facing a charge of first-degree murder in the death of his nearly 3-month-old son.