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Abuse Help For Youth Ages 12+

Posted by Sandra On July - 27 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

What Is Child Abuse?

childhelp-call-smallChild abuse is when an adult—usually a parent, family member, caretaker, or someone else close to the family—hurts a child or teen, makes that youth feel worthless, has sexual contact with him or her, or does not provide adequate food, care, or shelter. Child abuse can happen to all types of kids and in all types of families. And it isn’t something that only happens to little kids: 32 percent of 14- to 17-year-olds in the United States have been abused or neglected in their lifetimes, and 28 percent have been sexually victimized.

From time to time, all parents and children have problems, but most parents and adults do not abuse children. There is no single reason why people abuse others. Some adults abuse children because they themselves were abused when they were children. Others just can’t handle their feelings in a healthy way; they might be worried about something, like a problem at work or not having enough money to pay their bills, and take it out on their kids. Drinking alcohol or using drugs can also make it hard for some people to control their actions.

No matter what the reason is for the adult’s behavior, it’s important to know that child abuse is never the child’s fault. READ MORE HERE

Missing MI 15-YO Found With Sex Offender In TN

Posted by Sandra On July - 27 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

UPDATE (4 p.m.): Shelby Louise Grech was found safe in a hotel in Lebanon, Tennessee.

8412483_GFARMINGTON HILLS, Michigan – The 15-year-old was with Timothy Allen Fulgenzi of Farmington Hills, 36, a convicted sex offender. Fulgenzi was arrested by authorities at the scene, according to police. Farmington Hills Police and the FBI had been looking for the Center Line girl. Grech was last seen Saturday at about 8 p.m. leaving the Knights Inn near 10 Mile Road and Grand River Avenue in Farmington Hills. READ MORE HERE

2 Women, 2 Children, Baby Found Murdered

Posted by Sandra On July - 25 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

personofinterest copyMODESTO, CA — A central California man accused of killing his mother, baby daughter and three others was about to be charged with the death last year of young boy when the five bodies were discovered, police said. Martin “Marty” Martinez had been under investigation since the Oct. 2 death of a toddler whose mother, Dr. Amanda Crews, was among the victims found Saturday afternoon in the Modesto home Martinez used to share with her. Authorities have not determined a motive or released how the five, including two girls, died.

Martin “Marty” Martinez, man accused of killing 5

Martin Martinez, Suspect In 5 California Murders

Family and friends identify three victims as Dr. Amanda Crews and her daughters



Martinezs cousin, Gina Martinez
Elizabeth Ripley, 6, rides a merry-go-round
Christopher Ripley, 2, died on Oct. 2, 2014 in Modesto, Calif.
Candles and flowers are left outside a Modesto, Calif. home where two women and three young girls were found dead on July 18, 2015.
Police have arrested 30-year-old Martin Martinez in San Jose in connection with a slaying in Modesto that left five dead.
Victim, Dr. Amanda Crews, and her children were murdered


New Car Seat Aims To Prevent Hot Car Deaths

Posted by Sandra On July - 24 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

186880_630x354Wal-Mart and Evenflo have announced an exclusive one-year deal to sell a new car seat that is designed to prevent hot car deaths. According to Evenflo, a new model of their car seats will incorporate “SensorSafe Technology,” which communicates through a chip in the seat’s chest harness and a receiver attached to the vehicle. If the car’s ignition is shut off with the chest clip still fastened, an alarm will sound. READ MORE HERE

Girl Survives Family Massacre, Identified Brothers As The Killers

Posted by Sandra On July - 24 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

Teacher Killed Her Family

Posted by Sandra On July - 21 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

Teacher killed husband and infant son, laid with their dead bodies for 2-days until she was discovered by a realtor 

capture-20150721-000319WA – A popular teacher killed her husband and infant son over the weekend in an attempted double murder suicide. Erin Agren of Whatcom County, Washington shot her husband, Michael Jordan, and their 17-month-old son Miles before attempting to kill herself. She instead shot herself in the shoulder, and lay on the floor with her family’s dead bodies nearby for two days until she was discovered by a realtor who had arrived to show the house. READ MORE HERE


Father Charged After Viciously Abusing His 3-Month Old Son

Posted by Sandra On July - 20 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

2AB3893000000578-0-image-a-49_1437413762910The father of a three-month-old baby boy has been arrested for allegedly assaulting his son who was found unresponsive and with signs of physical trauma at a California home, authorities said. Responding officers reported to the Santa Ana residence on Friday night where they found the baby not breathing, Santa Ana police said. The infant was transported to Children’s Hospital of Orange County in critical condition where he is currently on life support. Police said he is not expected to survive. READ MORE HERE


Man Arrested for Repeated Sexual Abuse of 10-YO Girl

Posted by Sandra On July - 20 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

capture-20150720-003808OKLAHOMA – A Bixby man wanted in Illinois on allegations of raping a 10-year-old girl was arrested in Tulsa on Thursday. Gary M.J. Grodin, 32, was booked into the Tulsa Jail just after 4 p.m. on a complaint of being a fugitive of justice. Grodin was wanted by the Swansea Police Department after being charged with 15 counts of predatory criminal sexual assault and 18 counts of possession of child . pornography. READ MORE HERE

AZ Mother Sentenced to Life Without Parole

Posted by Sandra On July - 19 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

Jerice Hunter murdered daughter, 5, put her body in a suitcase, dumped it in neighboring city

capture-20150720-002840An Arizona mother was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Friday for the death of her five-year-old daughter whose body was never found. Jerice Hunter, 41, was convicted in April of first-degree murder and child abuse in the death of Jhessye Shockley. Prosecutors said Hunter had a friend give her a ride to a neighboring city so she could dump a suitcase containing the body in a trash bin before telling authorities the child was missing in 2011. READ MORE HERE


12-YO Girl Killed by Neighbor

Posted by Sandra On July - 19 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

Girl, 12, found murdered after being lured from house at midnight by 15-yo neighbor

2AA4201A00000578-0-image-a-2_1437196398781UTAH – The first photo has been released of a 12-year-old girl who was allegedly lured from her home and killed by a 15-year-old boy. Kailey Vijil, was found dead in a field less than half a mile from her home in West Valley City, Utah, on Friday morning. The alarm was raised after mother who was in the neighborhood looking for her, rushed to a local 7-Eleven at around 1.30am because she could not find her daughter. READ MORE HERE



10-YO Girl Gives Birth After Complaining of Stomach Pains

Posted by Sandra On July - 17 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

downloadA 10-year-old girl is now the mother of a newborn child following a shocking turn of events that took place on Tuesday, July 14. What began as a typical day at her school in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, has led to a report that is now making headlines around the world. She initially thought her discomfort was the result of a stomach ache, but she quickly learned that definitely wasn’t the case. As the pain gradually intensified, the 10-year-old girl’s teachers grew more concerned and ultimately decided that she needed to seek immediate medical attention. After she was rushed to a local hospital, doctors confirmed that she was actually in the “late stages of labor” — seven months pregnant to be exact. The baby was born prematurely, and both the girl and her baby are being treated in the hospital’s neonatal unit. READ MORE HERE

Sex Offender Pleads Guilty to Molestation; Claims Boy “Wanted It”

Posted by Sandra On July - 17 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

635726663141703366-jason-spencerMICHIGAN – A convicted sex offender who told detectives that children are attracted to him and seek him out pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy. Jason Michael Spencer appeared in Kent County Circuit Court for a status conference on five felony sex abuse charges. He pleaded guilty to two counts that could put him in prison for life. READ MORE HERE

Ex-Priest Gets 12-Years for Child Porn, Sexual Assault

Posted by Sandra On July - 17 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

635724847974854168-KurtzMICHIGAN – A Catholic priest who worked at a Detroit high school was sentenced to 12 years in prison today after he pleaded guilty to transporting child porn to Chicago and admitted to sexually assaulting a former student. Fr. Richard James Kurtz, 70, was a chemistry teacher years ago at the University of Detroit Jesuit High School in Detroit. Kurtz, who was brought in the courtroom Tuesday shackled and handcuffed, read a statement before Judge Mark Goldsmith, saying he was “deeply sorry” for his actions. READ MORE HERE

Woman Charged In Daughter’s Rape by Stepfather

Posted by Sandra On July - 17 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

635725404893056530-071515ruthjohnsonACCOMACK, Virginia — The mother of a woman who said her stepfather and mother abused her for years has been indicted for rape. Ruth Ann Johnson, 58, of Sulphur, La., was arrested June 26 after an Accomack County grand jury indicted her June 1 on charges of rape, indecent liberties and child endangerment in connection with incidents dating to summer 1986. The indictment names Johnson as an accessory before the fact in sexual crimes allegedly committed by her then-husband, Khalil Mohammed Muslimani, against her daughter, who was younger than 13 at the time. READ MORE HERE

Mitchelle Blair Gets Life Sentence for Killing, Putting Children in Freezer

Posted by Sandra On July - 17 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

nc_freezermom2_150605.nbcnews-video-reststate-560MICHIGAN – The apparently remorseless Detroit mother who admitted to killing two of her children and hiding their bodies in a deep freezer was sentenced Friday morning to life in prison without parole. Mitchelle Blair, 36, was allowed to address the Wayne County courtroom and displayed the same anger she has previously shown since her arrest in March in the horrific case. READ MORE HERE

Make Pro-pedophilia Websites Illegal

Posted by Sandra On July - 17 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

Sign the Petition to BAN Pro-Pedophilia Websites

imagesThere are websites that exist that promote and glorify sexually abusing children. Help The Mama Bear Effect? reach their desired signatures to makes these websites illegal. Child sexual abuse is a crime, yet a growing number of pro-pedophilia websites promoting the listing of ‘stories’ of sexually abusing children and ‘photos’ of ‘clothed’ children. Sites like youngcity.net and boylinks.net are just a couple that are allowing pedophiles to feel comfortable and acceptable about their abusive nature. These children cannot defend themselves – and it is time that we acknowledge ‘free speech’ does not cover the right to exploit and abuse innocent beings. SIGN PETITION HERE

Published Date: Jul 17, 2015



Daniel Pelka’s Killer Found Dead

Posted by Sandra On July - 14 - 2015 Comments Off on Daniel Pelka’s Killer Found Dead

Mother jailed for life for brutally torturing, starving her 4-YO son to death found dead after ‘taking her own life’ 

capture-20150714-212454A mother jailed for life for brutally torturing and starving her four-year-old son has been found dead in prison after she was said to have taken her own life. Magdelena Luczak, 29, was convicted of murdering tragic Daniel Pelka along with his stepfather Mariusz Krezolek, 34, in March 2012. The pair were jailed for a minimum of 30 years following a trial in August 2013 after a court heard the child was beaten to death following years of starvation and mistreatment. READ MORE HERE


MANHUNT: Matthew Graham Killed

Posted by Sandra On July - 13 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

Police launch manhunt for ‘armed and dangerous’ father of missing CA infant

AAcSNalUPDATE: (7/13/2015) –Deputies confirm Matthew Graham killed in Dunsmuir shooting

ONO, California — A father considered a person of interest in the disappearance of his 6-month-old daughter in Northern California became the subject of a manhunt after he stole a gun and fled, authorities said Saturday. Matthew Graham, 23, skipped a meeting with his probation officer and stole a semi-automatic pistol from his mother after learning new information about the probe, Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko said. READ MORE HERE

Police looking for Matthew Graham

Matthew Graham on the loose, armed and dangerous

Manhunt launched for father of missing baby in California

Grandma Kills Entire Family

Posted by Sandra On July - 12 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

Grandmother shoots, kills her daughter, two grandkids, self

capture-20150712-224653A South Florida woman killed her daughter and her two grandchildren before taking her own life over the weekend, police say. Cops in the town of Greenacres, near West Palm Beach, say Nilda Sheffield, 53, gunned down Elizabeth Flores, 30, and Flores’ kids Xavier Neff, 7, and Sofia Chiddo, 2. A horrified friend of the family discovered the bodies in the family’s home on the 4600 block of Chariot Circle around noon on Saturday. READ MORE HERE

2nd Abuse Case Linked to NYPD Sergeant

Posted by Sandra On July - 12 - 2015 ADD COMMENTS

capture-20150712-223750A Massachusetts woman allegedly drugged and molested an 8-year-old boy during sickening Skype sessions with a disgraced NYPD sergeant, the Daily News has learned. The woman, whose name The News is withholding to protect the identity of the now-13-year-old victim, is the second woman charged with participating in the sexual exploitation of children with Sgt. Alberto Randazzo. READ MORE HERE

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