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Child Abuse

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  • Woman accused of torturing adoptive children with cords, hammer

     
    A Palmdale woman faces torture charges after her adoptive children told investigators they ran away from home because she abused them, authorities said....
  • Manti Te'o father defends son: 'He's not a liar. He's a kid.'

     
    The father of former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o came to his son's defense, insisting the football star played no role in the Internet hoax involving a fake girlfriend. "People can speculate about what they think he is. I've known......
  • L.A. schools Supt. Deasy, 4 predecessors named in Miramonte lawsuit

     
    Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy and four predecessors were named in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that alleges they intentionally did not report complaints of suspected teacher sex abuse....
  • $172 million in property values unlawfully lowered, D.A. says

     
    A former Los Angeles County property appraiser was taken into custody in Oregon on Monday, accused of falsifying documents and unlawfully lowering property values by $172 million on multimillion-dollar homes and businesses. Scott Schenter, 49, allegedly...
  • Pregnant girlfriend watched stunned during brawl in Dodgers' lot

     
    The Los Angeles Police Department said a pregnant woman looked on stunned as her boyfriend and a group of men got into fight at a Dodger Stadium parking lot Sunday. The woman, who was not identified, was sitting in the......
  • Syrian children tortured, used as human shields, U.N. report finds

     
    The Syrian military and armed militias loyal to President Bashar Assad have used children as young as eight as human shields, a new United Nations report found. Children have also been tortured and killed by the Syrian army and its allies; whipped,...
  • LAPD detectives uncover 'bizarre and tragic' abuse case

     
    A couple in Georgia has been taken into custody on suspicion of child abuse and false imprisonment after their malnourished son was discovered at a downtown Los Angeles bus station last week, the Los Angeles Police Department said Thursday. Authorities......
  • Burbank mother pleads not guilty in infant’s death

     
    The 21-year-old Burbank mother whose five-week-old daughter died of internal injuries last month pleaded not guilty Wednesday to one felony count of child abuse....
  • Talent manager pleads no contest in child abuse case

    Talent manager pleads no contest in child abuse case
    A Hollywood manager who specialized in representing young actors pleaded no contest Friday to two counts of child molestation and was released from county jail that afternoon. Martin Weiss, 47, faced eight felony counts of molesting an aspiring singer...
  • Top executives did not report suspected Scout abuse cases, files show

    Top executives did not report suspected Scout abuse cases, files show
    In 1987, a Scoutmaster at a camp in northeast Georgia was accused of fondling a boy in a sleeping bag. The local Boy Scouts executive, Wayne Brock, followed Scouting procedures and documented the allegation before forwarding it to the group's Texas...
  • Alice Miller dies at 87; psychoanalyst explored effects of child abuse

    Alice Miller dies at 87; psychoanalyst explored effects of child abuse
    Alice Miller, a Swiss-trained psychoanalyst who won a wide American audience with provocative books about the pervasiveness of child abuse and its legacy of physical and emotional suffering, has died. She was 87. Miller, who died April 14 at her home...