Child abuseLatest Child abuse News and UpdatesNEWSMom Refused To Seek Medical Care For Toddler Daughter So She Didn't Look Like An Abusive Parent: ReportTwo people were arrested on child abuse charges after a toddler had multiple broken bones, police said. One said they didn't seek medical attention.NEWSOhio Grandparents Allegedly Complicit In ‘Unimaginable’ ‘Torture’ Of Their Daughter’s Stepson: ProsecutorsThe parents of a woman in Ohio accused of abusing her stepson now face charges of child endangering and complicity in connection to the case, authorities said. CELEBRITY JUSTICE'Worst Cook' Winner Killed Her Daughter For Vomiting On Way To Church. Now, She'll Only Cook Prison Food.A former winner of "Worst Cooks In America" will head to prison for killing her daughter after the child threw up on the way to a South Carolina church.NEWSFlorida Couple Allegedly Tried To Light Their Toddler On Fire At New York Truck Stop, Deputies Say A Florida couple is accused of attempting to light their toddler on fire and injuring a second child while at a truck stop in New York, authorities said. NEWSPennsylvania Man Accused Of Raping 10-Year-Old Daughter Of His Girlfriend: PoliceA Pennsylvania man is behind bars after he was accused of raping a 10-year-old girl while her mother was away, authorities said in a criminal complaint.NEWS'They seemed to be a caring, loving family': Mother, Grandmother Accused Of Starving Toddler To Death A toddler was found dead in a North Carolina hotel room, and the child’s mother and grandmother are both under arrest in connection to the case.NEWSShe Found Her Baby's Need To Be Fed 'Annoying' So She Starved The Newborn: ReportA mom in Florida starved her child and abused the baby, police said. The suspect also told police she found her baby's need to be fed annoying. NEWSA Witness Tried To Leave WIth A Child For Treatment Of Alleged Abuse. That Is When The Mom Rammed Their Car.A woman is accused of ramming her car where another person was trying to take the suspect's child to the hospital. The child was allegedly the victim of abuse. NEWS5-Month-Old Baby Dead From Abuse, Dad Arrested On Murder Charge, Cops SayA dad in North Carolina faces a murder charge after police said abuse caused the death of his 5-month-old infant. He is being held in jail without bond.NEWSDad Was Mad His Teen Was On Social Media While Grounded, So He Beat The Child: PoliceA dad in Texas was mad his grounded teenage child was on social media, so he attacked with a mob, police said. Now, he faces a criminal charge.NEWSIndiana Man Arrested After New Girlfriend’s Baby Boy Suffers ‘Traumatic Brain Injury,' Authorities SayAn Indiana man is under arrest in connection to his girlfriend’s son suffering a 'traumatic brain injury' that left him on a ventilator, authorities said.CELEBRITY JUSTICEFormer 'Survivor' Contestant, Christian School Principal Taped Students Mouths Shut For Too Much Talking: CopsA former contestant on the TV show "Survivor" and now principal at a Louisiana Christian school is accused of taping students' mouths shut when they talked too much.NEWSArkansas man who allegedly sexually abused two sisters arrested after therapist contacts tip hotline, cops sayAn Arkansas man is accused of sexually abusing two sisters while he was dating their grandmother, authorities said. He was arrested and booked into jail.NEWSLouisiana man accused of backhanding newborn because ‘she was fussy and crying,’ police sayA Louisiana man was arrested after he allegedly admitted to backhanding a 5-week-old girl in the face, authorities said. He was booked into jail.NEWSGrandma and her boyfriend accused of locking children in cages as punishment, sheriff saysA grandma and her boyfriend are accused of locking children in cages as punishment, cops say. One of the victims told a teacher about the situation.NEWSVirginia woman who ran a daycare for 20 years accused of assaulting an 8-month-old babyA woman who ran a daycare in Virginia for more than 20 years is accused of assaulting an 8-month-old infant, police said. The injures were not life-threatening.NEWSHe said the injuries to a 2-year-old were caused by a pet. Police said it was abuse. A man in Florida has been charged with child abuse, police said. The suspect dropped off the victim at daycare, where workers saw the injuries.NEWSDad accused of causing fatal injuries to 7-week-old child, now faces homicide chargeA dad is accused of killing his 7-week-old newborn baby, police said. The child had several fractures, including to the skull. The suspect is being held in jail.NEWSFlorida man asked to sniff and touch young girls’ feet in exchange for vapes and marijuana: copsA Florida man has been arrested after he allegedly asked young girls to smell and touch their feet in exchange for vapes and marijuana products.NEWSFlorida father allegedly beat his 9-year-old son after he made purchases on his iPadA Florida father has been arrested after he allegedly beat his 9-year-old son after he and his brother made in-app purchases on their iPad, cops said.MISSINGToddler missing since 2019 found alive being held in secret room below a staircase, cops sayPolice in New York said they found a girl who was reported missing in 2019. She was being held in a room beneath a staircase by non-custodial parents, cops said.NEWSDelaware couple arrested after their 5-month-old baby allegedly died from malnourishmentA Delaware couple has been arrested after their five-month-old baby allegedly died from malnourishment. Neither person reported the birth or death of the baby to the police.NEWSAlabama woman accused of child abuse after niece allegedly beat younger sibling to death with broomstick: CopsA 9-year-old girl in Alabama is accused of assault in connection to the fatal beating of her younger brother with a broomstick, court documents show. NEWSMan offers girl a ride home, instead takes her to fire station and rapes her, cops sayA Pennsylvania man offered to give a girl a ride home. Instead, police say, he took her to a fire station and raped her, while not allowing her to leave.NEWSNorth Carolina father accused of murdering his 10-month-old babyA North Carolina father has been arrested after he allegedly killed his 10-month-old baby. He has been charged with first-degree murder and felony child abuse.NEWSYouth equestrian coach accused of child molestation in Los AngelesA youth equestrian coach was arrested on two counts of child molestation in California, police said. He allegedly molested a 13-year-old girl and raped an adult.NEWSMan shot and killed construction worker in Atlanta after dispute about noise, cops sayA man has been charged with murder and aggravated assault after he allegedly shot at construction workers in Atlanta over a noise dispute, one was killed.NEWS9-year-old girl kidnapped walking home from bus stop, suspect arrested after standoffA man has been arrested after he allegedly kidnapped a 9-year-old girl at a Virginia bus stop. A SWAT team worked for six hours to arrest the suspect.NEWSGeorgia mother accused of murdering 4-year-old son after remains were found: policeA Georgia mother has been charged with murder in connection with her 4-year-old son's disappearance. Police have found human remains that have yet to be identified.NEWS4th grade teacher in Connecticut allegedly took photos up students’ skirts, touched under their brasA 4th grade teacher has been arrested after he allegedly abused his female students. Cops say he took pictures under their skirts and touched them under their bras.NEWSPennsylvania man arrested after he allegedly raped a 12-year-old child 'dozens of times'A Pennsylvania man has been arrested after he allegedly raped a 12-year-old child who he was living with "dozens of times," according to police. He has been charged with 15 counts of rape of a child.NEWSChild brought to hospital with suspicious leg injury, father now accused of assaultA New Hampshire child was brought to the hospital with a suspicious leg injury. Now, police say the child's father has been arrested for assault.NEWSVirginia woman accused of stabbing boyfriend, strangling 3-year-old with special needsA Virginia woman was accused of stabbing her boyfriend, strangling special needs child in Isle of Wight County. She was ordered held without bail.NEWSMan faces murder charge after 2-month-old baby dies from injuries, investigators sayA baby died in New Jersey from injuries she suffered during child abuse, investigators said. Now, prosecutors say a man and the baby's mother have been charged.NEWSMichigan father accused of murdering his 20-month-old son. Police mum on how child died.A Michigan father has been arrested in connection to the death of his 20-month-old son. He has been charged with open murder and child abuse.NEWSPittsburgh father allegedly killed his 7-week-old son by throwing him down the stairsA Pittsburgh father has been arrested after he allegedly killed his 7-week-old son. An autopsy determined the child had been thrown down stairs, police said.NEWSWoman’s boyfriend charged in death of her 4-year-old daughter in New Jersey, prosecutors saidA woman's boyfriend has been charged after her 4-year-old daughter died, prosecutors said. The child had unexplained bruising on her body, according to police.NEWSMan beats girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter to death, now faces murder charge: copsA Michigan man allegedly beat his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter to death. Now, police say the man has been arrested and charged with her murder.NEWSLas Vegas woman shoots, kills boyfriend during argument, cops sayA Las Vegas woman has been arrested for murder after she allegedly shot and killed her boyfriend during an argument. Police say two children were in the home.NEWS18-month-old child dead in Alabama, mom's boyfriend accused of murderAuthorities in Alabama said a man caused "extensive injuries" and killed a child. Officials briefly revived the child at the hospital, but she died a short time later.NEWSTexas man accused of killing, dismembering missing Houston woman. Police still hunting for her remains.Houston Police accused Sean Preston of killing his ex-wife, though her body has not been found. Police fear Preston dismembered the missing woman's body.NEWSMan charged with murder of girlfriend’s 7-month-old son in New York, prosecutors sayA man has been charged with second-degree murder for allegedly causing the death of his girlfriend's 7-month-old son, prosecutors announced this week.NEWSSuspicious death of baby leads to indictment for murder for Tennessee man, police sayA Tennessee baby was found dead and police investigated it as a suspicious death. Now police say a man has been indicted on first-degree murder charges.NEWSToddler killed by blunt force trauma, two adults charged in case police described as 'unfathomable'Two people face charges in Alabama in connection to a toddler's death. The child had numerous injuries, including a skull fracture. The adults were charged with murder.NEWSFlorida man accused of triple homicide and an apartment complex, booked on 20 chargesA Florida man allegedly killed three people at an apartment complex, including a 16-year-old. He tried to get cops to shoot him but gave up and was arrested.NEWSMinnesota baby beaten to death had 33 rib fractures, skull break, cops say. Mom arrested.A newborn baby was beaten to death in Minnesota with injuries including a skull fracture and 33 rib fractures, police said. The mother has been arrested.NEWSWoman accused of fracturing a newborn's skull, faces child abuse charge: policeA baby had numerous injuries, including a skull fracture and now a woman is being accused of child abuse. A doctor noticed the injuries and reported them to authorities.NEWSMother of man accused of sexual abuse of kids threatened victims: reportA Pennsylvania mother of a man charged with sexually assaulting children knew of the abuse and threatened some of the victims, police said. The mom has been arrested.NEWSOhio mother, 3 others accused of taking turns to beat ‘terrified’ girl around 200 times with belts: sheriffAn Ohio girl was beaten so badly with several belts that she bled and had what appeared to be “road rash” on her back, authorities announced.NEWSChild beaten after wetting her pants, duo arrested in connection to case: reportTwo people face charges in connection to a Pennsylvania child abuse case. One suspect said she hit a toddler who lied about wetting their pants.NEWSGroup home employee beat teen for not finishing homework while coworker stood by and did nothing: policeA worker at a group home beat a student over completing their homework, Florida police said. Another coworker was nearby and did nothing to stop the attack. NEWS'Stupid baby...stop crying': Utah mom accused of shaking and killing 23-day-old childA Utah mother has been charged with aggravated murder after she allegedly caused the death of her 23-day-old baby. The baby's father said that the mom shook the baby.NEWSMother arrested for allegedly killing her 8-month-old son in MissouriA mother has been arrested after she allegedly killed her 8-month-old son in a motel room in Missouri. A medical examiner ruled the death a homicide.NEWSNew Mexico father, grandmother accused of beating, burning 2-year-old girl to deathAn Albuquerque man was charged with killing his 2-year-old daughter. Now, New Mexico officials have charged the infant's grandmother with child abuse resulting in death.NEWSCrossdresser stripped naked and exposed himself to 12-year-old girl in California, cops sayA crossdresser allegedly attempted to assault a 12-year-old girl in Corona, California. Police say he pushed her to the ground, stripped naked and made sexual comments.NEWSOfficers respond to a domestic call, arrive to see a mom stab her baby: reportNorth Carolina police were at an apartment for a domestic call when they witnessed a mother grab a knife and stab her 1-year-old child in the back, authorities said.NEWSMom held drunken parties for teens and encouraged rape, officials say. Here's the details about the sex-fueled gatherings.A mom held drunken and sex-fueled parties for teens in California, according to prosecutors. The suspect allegedly held numerous gatherings and encouraged rape. NEWSMother now charged in connection to 11-month-old death. Dad previously arrested.A woman in Louisiana has been arrested on murder charges after she allegedly killed her 11-month-old daughter. The child's father was previously arrested.NEWSHusband and wife accused of killing 2-year-old child in their care, Georgia police sayA husband and wife in Georgia have been arrested after they allegedly killed a 2-year-old child who was in their care. She suffered traumatic brain injury, along with other injuries.NEWSParents charged after six-week-old Colorado twins suffer severe injuries, drug poisoning: copsTwo parents face charges for the abuse of twin boys, according to police in Colorado. The victims had drug poisoning and were malnourished, officials said. NEWSMan allegedly set a house on fire while two children and his ex-girlfriend were insideA man has been arrested in connection with an arson investigation in Georgia. Police say he set the house on fire with two children and his ex-girlfriend inside.NEWSFour-month-old baby dies from head trauma, police accused parents of murder and abuseA 4-month-old baby died from head trauma in Las Vegas. Now, police say the father killed the baby and charged him with his murder and the mother with abuse.NEWS2-year-old, infant found living in a home with rotting food, feces matted to carpet, police sayTwo people face charges after children were found living in a home with rotten food and feces, according to police in Kentucky. The kids were given to a family member. NEWSMaryland man known as 'Mr. Eddie' accused of child abuse, rape through wife's daycare center.A Maryland man faces charges of child abuse and rape that happened at his wife's daycare center, police said. Baltimore County officials say there may be more victims.NEWSLouisiana man accused of murdering 11-month-old daughter, cops sayA Louisiana man has been arrested after he allegedly killed his 11-month-old daughter. He told police he struck her too hard and now faces a murder charge.NEWSDaycare worker accused of child abuse after mother finds out 1-year-old son has broken tibia and fibula: sheriffA Florida daycare worker is accused of hitting and dropping a 1-year-old in a child abuse incident, authorities said. A second worker is accused of not reporting the incident.NEWSAn Illinois man put his knee across a toddler's chest and covered his mouth to suffocate the child, police saidA man has been arrested after he allegedly tried to strangle his girlfriend's 20-month-old child. Police found video surveillance of him putting his knee on the child's chest and covering their mouth and nose.NEWSFour men accused of raping 14-year-old girl who had run away from homeFour men have been charged with sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child after they allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl. Police say she ran away from home.NEWSOklahoma elementary school teacher and her husband arrested for allegedly making child pornAn Oklahoma first-grade teacher and her husband are accused of making child pornography with a child that’s just 6-years-old, authorities alleged.NEWSMinister suffers skull fracture when bystander tackles him after seeing preacher touching kids: reportA minister has been arrested after he allegedly inappropriately touched a child at a bus stop in Oklahoma. A bystander tackled the suspect, police said.NEWS6-month-old baby dies in Iowa, man accused of murder and child endangermentA man in Iowa Falls, Iowa, has been charged with murder in the death of a 6-month-old baby. Autopsy results show the cause of the baby's death was homicide.NEWSFlorida teacher allegedly sexually assaulted student, evaded arrestA Florida teacher has been arrested after she allegedly had sex with a student. She is charged with sexual battery and other counts in connection to the alleged rape.FEATURESHere are the most terrifying cases of Munchausen Syndrome by mother's against their childrenHere are famous cases of Munchausen Syndrome where mothers inflicted pain on their children, sometimes even causing death. Which terrifying case shocked you the most?NEWS'Not completely coherent’ father allegedly doused son’s room with fuel, sprayed bleach in his face: SheriffA Florida dad allegedly poured tiki torch fluid in his sleeping 4-year-old boy's bedroom and sprayed his face with bleach, authorities said.NEWSDrunk man hits wife and child during baseball game, charged with child abuse: reportA drunk man hit his wife and child during a baseball game in Tennessee. Now, police reports state the man was arrested and charged with child abuse.NEWSFoster mother allegedly killed 4-year-old girl, said she was 'speaking with demons': policeA foster mother in Florida has been arrested and charged with murder in the death of a 4-year-old girl in her care. Police say the child had multiple signs of a beating.NEWSCalifornia mother accused of disabled son's death now faces murder charges in 4-month-old death: copsA California mom charged in connection to one child's death has now been accused of murder in another child's killing, prosecutors announced.NEWSFlorida man arrested after shooting dog during fight with girlfriend, cops sayA man in Florida has been arrested after he allegedly shot his girlfriend's dog between the eyes during a fight. Two children were in the next room, separated only by drywall, at the time of the shooting.NEWSWoman charged after allegedly slitting 6-year-old boy’s throat in MissouriA Missouri woman has been charged after she allegedly slit the throat of a six-year-old boy. The boy survived but will require surgery. She allegedly called to report she had killed him.NEWSMiami woman drowned toddler because 'Jesus Christ is coming,' police sayA Miami woman has been charged with murder after she allegedly drowned her daughter in the bathtub. She feared COVID and said Jesus was coming, according to witnesses.NEWSCaretaker accused of murder after toddler dies from blunt force trauma, Iowa police saidPolice in Iowa charged a man with first-degree murder in connection to a toddler's death. The suspect was arrested a year after the child died. NEWS'Predator Poachers Massachusetts' help catch an alleged pedophile at a transit stationA group in Massachusetts helped catch an alleged pedophile at a transit station, police said. The group lured the suspect pretending to be a child.NEWSDefrocked priest, 84, accused of sexually abusing girls at Southeast Asian shelter home for orphans: FedsA federal grand jury has indicted an 84-year-old United States citizen and former priest on seven counts of engaging in illicit sexual conduct in a foreign place. NEWSWoman killed baby because he wouldn’t nap at her daycare, cops sayA woman has been arrested and charged with second degree murder after a child died in her daycare. She stated that she was being firm with the boy when he wouldn't go down for a nap.NEWSFormer charter school teacher accused of child rape in GeorgiaA former charter school teacher has been charged after allegedly sexually assaulting a child under 14 in Roswell, Georgia. Police believe there may be additional victims.NEWSGeorgia baby suffers internal injuries after alleged assault, caregiver arrestedA Georgia baby suffered from internal injuries after being assaulted by the man watching her. Police say that man has now been charged with molestation.NEWSCouple took lifeless 5-year-old from Texas to Colorado to bury him. They then went to the Caribbean for a month.A couple is accused of child abuse resulting in a 5-year-old's death. Police say they took the victim from a hotel in Texas to Colorado to bury him.NEWSMissouri woman accused of killing 4-year-old, hiding body in woodsA Missouri woman faces first-degree murder charges for killing a child in 2018 and hiding the body in the woods, prosecutors said. The charges were increased recently.NEWS'I'm ashamed of myself' suspect says when they questioned about trying to blackmail a child into a sex actA man in Kentucky was arrested after police said he tried to blackmail a teen to perform a sex act. The suspect allegedly said he was ashamed when questioned. NEWSUtah man sexually abused a young teenage co-worker at haunted house, cops sayA Utah man has been charged with four felonies after he allegedly inappropriately touched a 14-year-old girl at a haunted house where both worked.NEWSToddler dies under 'suspicious circumstances', Alabama man accused of capital murderAn 18-month-old Alabama baby was brought to the hospital and died. Now, police say a man has been arrested for murder after the child's death was ruled a homicide.NEWSTrucker arrested in death of 4-year-old boy in Indiana, authorities sayA trucker has been arrested after a 4-year-old boy died in Indiana. The man says he was engaging in "horse-play," but the boy's injuries are more severe, police claim.NEWS12-year-old pleaded with strangers to 'help me' after a man abducted and raped her: reportA girl under 12 was abducted and sexually assaulted by a man after she ran away from home, police in Nebraska said. The suspect has been arrested.NEWSThe life sentence wasn't enough, so the judge added another 1,000 years to man who shot at cops, had child pornA Virginia man who shot at cops, had child porn and was growing pot was sentenced to life plus 1,200 years behind bars for his crimes, a judge ruled. NEWSIndiana man used Facebook to get financially struggling women to send him explicit photos of children: DOJ A federal jury found an Indiana man guilty of conspiring with women to send him sexually explicit photos of infants and children, the DOJ said.NEWSCarnival worker in Tennessee accused of sexually touching teen on ride, asking for her name and phone numberA carnival worker in Tennessee worker is accused of sexually accosting a child who was about to go on a ride, police said. The victim was a teenager.NEWSIndiana couple allegedly admitted to covering up murder of 3-year-old boy, cops sayA couple in Indiana has been arrested for murder and other charges after the boyfriend beat the child to death and the boy's mother stood by, cops say.NEWSFormer firefighter accused of sexually assaulting teen girl with disabilitiesA former New Hampshire firefighter has been charged with sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl with disabilities, police said. The assaults happened for five years.NEWS18-month-old Colorado girl dies while in man's care, suspect charged with murderAn 18-month-old girl died while in the care of a Colorado man months ago. Now, police say the man has formally been charged with her murder.NEWSTexas teacher had sexual relationship with 15-year-old student, cops sayA female teacher in Texas has been arrested after she allegedly had an ongoing sexual relationship with a 15-year-old male student, according to police.