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Abused Girl Had Over 80 Scars, Burns and Bruises

Posted by Sandra On June - 1 - 2014 Comments Off

Muncie child abuse case reveals horrific details of girl’s 80 scars, burns and bruises

bildeMUNCIE – When interrogated by police last summer, Charlene Tabb maintained she knew nothing about the many scars, burns and bruises that covered her 5-year-old cousin’s body. The 30-year-old Muncie woman is on trial for murder, charged with causing the death of young Marie Pierre, who prosecutors allege suffered through months of abuse and torture before being found dead on Tabb‘s dining room floor on June 22, 2013.

Marie Pierre: A little girl lost at age 5 

Children At Shelter May Have Been Used for Child Porn

Posted by Sandra On June - 1 - 2014 Comments Off

article-2644971-1E5E59C300000578-587_634x375With more children narrating their account of horror during their stay at the illegal Karjat shelter in Maharashtra’s Raigad district, a child rights activist said there was a strong indication of child pornography racket operating at the home. The police have already arrested Ajit Dhabolkar, managing trustee of Chandraprabha Charitable Trust, along with his aide Lalita Tonde who was the resident caretaker of the shelter. Initially, five children – including three boys and two girls – gave their account of sexual abuse at the shelter to the Childline. READ MORE HERE

Cyberbullying Has No Socio-Economic Bounds

Posted by Sandra On June - 1 - 2014 Comments Off

download (1)Even though they have less access to online technologies, poor teens are as likely as middle-class and rich teens to be victims of cyberbullying, according to a new study. The findings suggest that there is no economic “digital divide” when it comes to cyberbullying, said lead author Thomas Holt, an associate professor of criminal justice at Michigan State University. READ MORE HERE

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Why College Rape Victim’s Fail to Report Crime to Police

Posted by Sandra On June - 1 - 2014 Comments Off

imagesAt the end of finals, most college kids go party. When Emma Sulkowicz finished her last exam of the school year on Tuesday, she went back to her dorm room and dialed 911. It had been almost two years since Sulkowicz, now a rising senior at Columbia University, says she was raped by a classmate. And it had been seven months since she revisited the experience at a school disciplinary hearing, a process that she said left her feeling physically sick, then empty and then scared. READ MORE HERE

The Anatomy Of A College Rape Accusation

Acquaintance Rape of College Students

White House issues guidelines to colleges to combat rape

Campus Sexual Violence Resource List 

Campus Rape » Campus Rape Statistics

Girl Gang Raped by 38 Men

Posted by Sandra On June - 1 - 2014 Comments Off

201453013116208734_20Malaysian police have detained 13 men and are looking for other suspects following allegations that a 15-year-old girl was raped by 38 men in the country’s northern region. Astro Awani television and The Star newspaper reported that the assault took place in the northern state of Kelantan on May 20, when the girl was lured to an empty hut reported to be a local drug haunt. The men took turns to rape her for hours. Police are also investigating whether her 17-year-old friend was also raped. Media accounts, quoting information from district police chief Azham Otham, said 38 men were involved. READ MORE HERE

10-YO Malnourished Boy Rescued From Home

Posted by Sandra On June - 1 - 2014 Comments Off

downloadAuthorities in London, Ontario have pressed charges against a couple after finding a malnourished 10-year-old boy in their home, living in horrible conditions and covered in his own waste. CTV has more. “The master bedroom – an alleged jail cell for a 10-year-old boy for as long as two years. … The boy had come to Canada four years ago from an unnamed Asian country without his parents.” The boy was found after an anonymous tip to Children’s Aid Society of London and Middlesex. CTV also reports the homeowners were called to the scene and when police entered the home, they found the boy living in so-called “squalid” conditions. READ MORE HERE

Family of Four Dead In Murder-Suicide

Posted by Sandra On May - 29 - 2014 Comments Off

article-2643220-1E521B1C00000578-928_306x423A 21-year-old man is believed to have shot dead his parents and teen sister in a bloody memorial day murder-suicide, but the motive for the attack remains a mystery. Michael Sheer killed his parents Mark and Lydia Sheer, 55 and 54, as well as his 15-year-old sister Amy Sheer, according to a statement from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. They apparently died early Monday at their home in Mission Viejo, authorities said. READ MORE HERE

Arrests Made After Nurse Reports Severe Child Abuse

Posted by Sandra On May - 28 - 2014 Comments Off

Child-abuse-arrests-jpgSTOCKTON, CA —When authorities investigated child abuse reports of two young boys, they said they uncovered evidence of a prostitution operation inside a Stockton home where the brothers live. The San Joaquin Sheriff’s Department got a tip from an emergency room nurse who filed a severe child abuse case after a mother of a 10-year-old boy brought her son to the hospital for medical attention. READ MORE HERE

8-MO Infant Killed After Mother Threw Her Under Truck

Posted by Sandra On May - 28 - 2014 Comments Off

baby-tossed-into-traffic-by-mother-over-marital-problems-dies-02City Express: “Seeing this, I was trembling all over. How can there be a mother like this?!!” — This incident happened yesterday [April 29] evening on a road in Cixi [in Ningbo, Zhejiang province]. It was no common traffic accident, and it’s said the child was tossed into traffic by its own mother before it was run over by a truck. Eye witnesses say this mother threw her two children into traffic after having a fight with her husband, with the smaller one (only 8 months old) ultimately being run over, unable to be saved. READ MORE HERE

Woman Gets 27-Years for Raping 1-YO Toddler

Posted by Sandra On May - 28 - 2014 Comments Off

3785126_GA Burns Flat woman jailed last year on three counts of producing child pornography has been sentenced to 27 years behind bars after she was convicted of making a video of her performing sex acts on a one-year-old. Laura Jean Shoulders, 46, was arrested in Burns Flat in December by several law enforcement agencies.  READ MORE HERE

Babysitter Gave Rapist a 3-YO Boy to Abuse

Posted by Sandra On May - 27 - 2014 Comments Off

She secretly handed over boy for child rapist Aaron Hughes to abuse

article-2640575-1E3E595400000578-814_306x409A babysitter has been jailed for 16 years for handing a three-year-old boy to a known pedophile who drugged and raped the child as he slept. Claire Semmens, 28, gave the little boy to Aaron Hughes, a sex offender who sedated the youngster before carrying out and filming two sex attacks. Hughes, who had a previous conviction for child rape, was also jailed for life today as a judge hit out at the pair’s ‘horrendous’ crimes. READ MORE HERE

Former Radio DJ Charged With Molesting 22 Boys

Posted by Sandra On May - 27 - 2014 Comments Off

Chris Denning, 73, faces over 41 offences including indecent assault and another serious sexual offence between 1967 and 1985

article-2636698-1E1EFAED00000578-422_306x423A disc jockey who was part of the original Radio 1 line-up was yesterday charged with a string of sex attacks on 22 boys aged between nine and 16. Chris Denning, 73, is to be prosecuted over 41 offences including indecent assault and another serious sexual offence between 1967 and 1985. Although not a household name, Denning posed for a picture with a host of famous BBC DJs for the launch of Radio 1 and Radio 2 in 1967. Among those alongside him were Tony Blackburn, Jimmy Young, Kenny Everett, Terry Wogan, Pete Murray, Ed Stewart, Pete Drummond and John Peel. READ MORE HERE


Man Claims His 3-YO Daughter Initiated Sex

Posted by Sandra On May - 27 - 2014 Comments Off

Man Who Claimed His 3-YO Daughter Initiated Sex Gets 12- Years

COURTorderAPPLETON, WI – An Appleton man who claimed his 3-year-old daughter initiated sexual contact will likely spend the next 12 years behind bars. Outagamie County prosecutors recommended a stronger sentence of 25 years in prison for the 39-year-old man. Assistant District Attorney Peter Hahn says the man blames the mother of the child and even the victim and needs to be “locked up for a long time.” READ MORE HERE

3-YO Boy Brutally Beaten, Raped

Posted by Sandra On May - 27 - 2014 Comments Off

Toddler Remains In Critical Condition

n-COUPLE-BEAT-BOY-largeA North Carolina couple faces felony child abuse charges in the brutal beating of a 3-year-old boy, who doctors say is now fighting for his life. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested Shamika Reaves, 23, and her boyfriend, 32-year-old Corey McCree, earlier this week after the woman’s son was beaten and sexually assaulted in a motel room where they lived. READ MORE HERE

Police Officer Charged With Child Molestation

Posted by Sandra On May - 27 - 2014 Comments Off

download(Memphis) A Memphis police officer charged with molesting a child is out of jail on bond. Steven Feinberg paid $40,000 to get out of jail Saturday. He’s accused of sexually abusing a girl for the last five years. According to the police report, the Department of Children’s Services got an anonymous tip that Feinberg was sexually abusing this girl. READ MORE HERE

Abandoned Newborn Found In Port Huron, MI

Posted by Sandra On May - 27 - 2014 Comments Off

Port Huron Police search for mother after an abandoned newborn baby is found

bildePORT HURON, MI – A newborn infant was left on a porch on 11th Street early Sunday morning and Port Huron Police are asking for your help in locating the missing mother. Police and EMS were contacted around 4:30 a.m. on May 25 after a neighbor found the baby wrapped in a bloody blanket. The infant was found freezing and taken to Port Huron Hospital for treatment. READ MORE HERE

Baby found on Port Huron porch early Sunday morning

Teen Charged With Killing 5-YO Child

Posted by Sandra On May - 23 - 2014 Comments Off

article-2637494-1E24B55200000578-176_634x789A Phoenix teenager is facing charges after a child he was babysitting was injured last weekend and later died. Justin Hoskins, 16, is behind bars and being charged as an adult after the five-year-old he was caring for, Ian Blair, was rushed to hospital with severe brain injuries before dying. Police say the teen originally was arrested Sunday on suspicion of child abuse and may face further charges following the child’s death on Wednesday. READ MORE HERE

Male Sex Abuse Survivors Speak Out

Posted by Sandra On May - 23 - 2014 Comments Off


images (1)It’s a horribly sexist and insensitive thing to say, especially to someone who has been sexually assaulted. Yet, it’s a common response, regardless of how wrong it actually is. It is estimated that one in six males are victims of sexual assault. According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)54% of incidents are not reported to police, so it could even more. Although most sexual assault victims are female, males are much less likely to come forward and seek help and support. Male survivors often feel responsible for their assault / abuse or that they should have been “stronger” and able to stop it. In our society we’re told that “boys don’t cry” and that boys should “man up.” READ MORE HERE

Man Hid In Girl’s Closet, Raped Her At Night

Posted by Sandra On May - 22 - 2014 Comments Off

n-TRAPPEDINTHECLOSET-largeA North Carolina man has been arrested after police say he spent five days hiding in a 14-year-old girl’s closet and sexually assaulting her at night. Jarred Ashley Workman, 27, of Iredell County, was charged with 11 counts of statutory rape and five counts of statutory sex offense, according to WCNC. Authorities said Workman chatted with the teen on social media for about a month before deciding to meet up in the woods near the girl’s home. READ MORE HERE

FBI Searching for More Child Victims of Rapist

Posted by Sandra On May - 21 - 2014 Comments Off

Conn2014U.S. – The FBI is asking for the public’s help to identify victims of a suspected serial child predator who has been living in the Southeast United States. The female victims—some as young as 8 years old—may be unaware of what happened to them. Matthew John Coniglio, a 46-year-old U.S. citizen who was jailed in Savannah on April 10 for possession of child pornography, committed suicide on April 20 while incarcerated. At the time of his arrest, Coniglio worked as a sales representative for a food distribution company headquartered in Florida. READ MORE HERE

Child Rapist States “I Have A Demon In Me”

Posted by Sandra On May - 21 - 2014 Comments Off

25546825_BG3TULSA, Oklahoma - Police say several witnesses are able to link a registered sex offender to the rape of a 5-year-old child that took place Saturday morning in East Tulsa. The child’s mother walked in on the sexual assault after hearing her daughter crying, according to police. She found a man, who police say is Kyle Duane Hancock, sexually assaulting the child. The man escaped through a window, but police say they captured him later in the day. READ MORE HERE

Disturbing Video: Father Throws 2-YO Into Pool

Posted by Sandra On May - 20 - 2014 Comments Off

Video footage shows him throw his 23-month-old daughter Mia head first into a swimming pool

article-2631979-1DF9CBE700000578-703_634x286A father has been charged with child abuse after he threw his two-year-old daughter into a swimming pool to teach her a lesson. Shocking surveillance video captured the toddler being tossed into the water. Another woman, already in the water, races across to pluck the girl to safety before she sinks to the bottom. Corey McCarthy told police he threw the girl into the water because she had dropped a five-week-old puppy in the pool and it died. He said he wanted to teach her a lesson about playing around water. READ MORE HERE

Teacher Faces Jail Time For Grooming Girls Over Facebook

Posted by Sandra On May - 20 - 2014 Comments Off

article-2633031-1E02BF3300000578-794_306x452A pervert school teacher is facing jail after he was convicted of sexually abusing four teenage girls over Facebook. Alexander Thomas, 30, from Swindon, Wiltshire, used the social network site to groom the sixth form students – asking them to send him semi-naked photographs, a court heard. The PE and Business Studies teacher was convicted by a jury at Swindon Crown Court of five counts of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity while in a position of trust. He was bailed for sentencing on June 13. READ MORE HERE

Bullied Girl Commits Suicide

Posted by Sandra On May - 20 - 2014 Comments Off

Cora Delille hanged herself in her family’s Ohio home on May 10

article-2634094-1E0B601E00000578-40_634x565A 15-year-old girl who was bullied by classmates for years has killed herself after naming her tormenters in a suicide note and telling them: ‘Thanks for all the pain.’ Cora Delille’s body was found by a family member at their home in Pickerington, Ohio on May 10 after she hanged herself, Commander Matt Delp of Pickerington Police said. She left an emotional note giving a ‘myriad of reasons’ why she took her life, including classmates calling her names and feeling abandoned by her father and stepfather, he told MailOnline. ‘There were complex issues,’ Delp explained. ‘She wrote about her home life and feeling unloved. Her mother and stepfather – the father she had known for 14 years – were getting a divorce. Her boyfriend had broken up with her the day before. There were many reasons.’ READ MORE HERE

Cannibal Arrested After Police Find Young Boy’s Head

Posted by Sandra On May - 20 - 2014 Comments Off

o-PAKISTAN-CANNIBAL-BROTHERS-570A man jailed for cannibalism has been rearrested after police found the head of a three-year-old boy in his home a year after his release. Mohammad Arif Ali and his brother Mohammad Farman Ali were first arrested back in 2011 after they were found to have disinterred bodies from a Bhakkar district graveyard and eaten parts of them, Pakistan’s Express newspaper reports. The pair were fined and jailed for two years but upon their release they returned to their home town of Darya Khan. READ MORE HERE

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