child abuse

AJ Freund told doctor "maybe mommy didn't mean to hurt me" months before he was murdered

Of all the evils that exist in the world, pain and strife being dealt unto innocent children are perhaps the ...

Mom admits to scalding toddler with boiling water to punish him for peeing on the floor

When we become parents, we gratefully accept a burden of responsibility, love and care that transcends all others. Speaking from ...

Man who allegedly raped 11-year-old girl and gave her an STD escapes jail time

A Missouri man who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl received no prison time in his sentence. https://t.co/SP1pd3yfTq ...

Update: 'Heroes' lead police to 8-yr-old abducted while walking with her mom, suspect arrested

Salem was abducted from her mother’s side on Saturday night in Fort Worth after a man in a car snatched ...

Age 5 boy found foaming at the mouth, emaciated and 'hours from death', until step-siblings save him

Jordan was born of one of his father’s other relationships. He had seven step-siblings, but it was he who received ...

Parents put infant in the microwave – and hit start

These terrible events occurred this year in Missouri, USA. A married couple, Derick Boyce-Slezak and Mikala Boyce-Slezak were raising a ...