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Craigslist Ad Leads to Deadly Attack on Entire Family

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TX–Woman Arrested In Child Porn Case

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Texas–A 29-year-old Richwood woman has been jailed on a $125,000 bond after she allegedly sent an undercover detective more than 100 pictures of children engaged in sexual activity.

The suspect, Carrie Louise Kelly, was taken into custody on Thursday after police confiscated several computers, DVDs and pictures the previous night.

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OH–8-yr old boy duct taped, bound to table

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8-Year-Old Boy Found Bound  In Duct Tape And Tied To Table

Cleveland, OH – The 15-year-old boy just couldn’t stand to see his brother being abused any longer, so he decided to do something about it.

“My little brother is downstairs tied up to a table and he’s trying to get out,” said the young caller to a 911 dispatcher. “Who did this to him?” asked the dispatcher. My mom makes my sister tie him up every night or she gets beat.”

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FL–Couple each get 25-yrs for raping child, videotaping it

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WA–Man arrested for child rape

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HURRICANE, Washington County — Hurricane police are seeking information regarding a child rape case that may span two counties.

Brady Heber Aiken, 26, was arrested Thursday for investigation of rape of a child and aggravated sexual abuse of a child after he came to police and told them he wanted to talk, Hurricane police spokeswoman Nancy Perkins said. Officers interviewed Aiken and then booked him into the Washington County Jail.



Father caused his toddler to go blind

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Police officer part of British pedophile ring

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Newport Crown Court

A Gwent Police officer who was part of a British paedophile ring which swapped images of child abuse has been jailed for a year at Newport Crown Court.

Det Con Michael Thomas, a 40-year-old married father-of-two, was convicted of distributing, making and possessing indecent images earlier this month.



‘Wylie’s Angel’ Father Speaks Out

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WI–Day Care Provider Accused Of Child Abuse

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FITCHBURG, Wis. — A Fitchburg day care provider accused of abusing children was released from jail on a signature bond Thursday as police and prosecutors said they continued to compile evidence.

Neighbors who know Michelle Christensen, 40, said they were in disbelief and were wondering if it was just a misunderstanding.Neighbors on Osmundsen Street in Fitchburg said they were stunned to learn Christensen, owner of an in-home day care, is suspected of abusing four infants in her care.



Social workers overwhelmed with child abuse increases

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CO–Man arrested for felony child abuse

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Police have arrested a 26-year-old Gillette man who they say physically abused a 4-year-old girl.

Thomas John Thelen is expected to be charged with felony child abuse.

He was arrested Wednesday night after his girlfriend’s daughter was flown by air ambulance to Denver. The girl, whose name was not released, has bleeding on her brain.



UTAH–Teacher’s aid accused of child abuse

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A Bacchus Elementary School teacher’s aide was charged Thursday with child abuse for allegedly hitting an autistic student.

According to charging documents filed in 3rd District Court, two students witnessed the woman hit the 12-year-old boy on the shoulder and hit him on the back of the head causing him to fall over.



Child abuse growing in Idaho

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In depth: Child abuse  growing in Idaho

EASTERN IDAHO – Child abuse is taking something innocent and robbing it of it’s purity. It’s a problem that’s been plaguing society for centuries and sadly child abuse keeps growing. Eyewitness news reporter Emily Florez takes a sobering look at this problem, and what’s being done to prevent it.

Every single day there are children in our area who wake up wondering if they’re loved and even worse some children question if they’re safe behind their homes’ closed doors.



Grandmother arrested in child abuse case

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CHINA–Man Stabs 28 Kindergarten Children

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AP – A child who was attacked at the Zhongxin Kindergarten is transfered into a hospital ward after a surgical …

TAIXING, China – The screams of the 4-year-olds inside the kindergarten could be heard out in the street. When people ran in to investigate, they found what one witness said was a scene “too horrible to imagine” — blood everywhere as a knife-wielding man slashed 28 children, two teachers and a security guard Thursday in the second such school attack in China in two days.



Mother Smothered Son With Pillow

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Roommate Recorded Woman  Smother Her Son With A Pillow

Midland County, TX- On Monday, Midland County deputies were alerted by CPS after a woman showed up at their office with a cell phone video of her roommate, 29-year old Kristi Michelle Kaulaity.

The woman, a 33-year old female, told deputies Kaulaity was intoxicated around 2:30 a.m. last Friday and became impatient with her 1-year old son. The woman said she started video taping Kaulaity with her cell phone because she was concerned for the child. The video showed Kaulaity pushing her son away from her several times before she put him on the couch, grabbed a pillow and covered his face with it while he cried.

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Sex education for kids

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Having already created controversy with her erotic manual Top Secret: Sexual Guidance for Married Couples, Emirati social worker Wedad Lootah (pictured, inset) is now proposing to pen sex education pamphlets for children. Lootah, a marital counsellor in the Family Guidance section of Dubai Courthouse, tells Time Out: ‘The idea has not yet been introduced to the public – it is only a plan.



Missing Child Statistics

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According the FBI’s National Crime Information Center (NCIC)

  • 85% to 90% of the 876,213 persons reported missing to America’s law enforcement agencies in 2000 were juveniles (persons under 18 years of age). That means that 2,100 times per day parents or primary care givers felt the disappearance was serious enough to call law enforcement.
  • 152,265 of the persons reported missing in 2000 were categorized as either endangered or involuntary.
  • The number of missing persons reported to law enforcement has increased from 154, 341 in 1982 to 876,213 in 2000. That is an increase of 468%.



Child abuse continues to rise

Posted by Sandra On April - 29 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
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Abuse reports are continuing to rise here, across nation

It’s difficult to talk about child abuse, but the subject is very important. And it is being talked about a lot this month because April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Unfortunately, child abuse is a fact of life in many Rowan County families, as in families across the state and nation.

Annually, more than 3.5 million children are reported to child protective services agencies as victims of child abuse and neglect. Mirroring the nation, the number of reports of child abuse and neglect in North Carolina continues to rise, according to the state Department of Health and Human Services. In fiscal year 2009, the state had 67,397 reports of abuse or neglect, up from 58,815 in fiscal year 1998.



CHARLOTTE–Child abuse cases jump 22%

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Child advocates can’t explain county’s 5-year increase, but economy plays role.

The number of reported child abuse and neglect cases in Mecklenburg County rose 22 percent between 2004 and 2009, according to a study released Wednesday.

Researchers found there were 12,232 reports of abuse or neglect between July 1, 2008, and June 30, 2009 – about 2,200 more than during the same time span from 2004 to 2005.

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