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  • Local 6 yr old boy killed by dog

    05/25/2018 8:52:19 AM PDT · by Norski · 31 replies
    WTAJ ^ | May 25, 2018 | John Clay
    Lakemont, Blair County, Pa. - The Blair County Coroner tells WTAJ at 6:18 Thursday night, a 6 year old boy in Lakemont, Blair County was killed by the family Pit Bull. Logan Township Police are investigating. The boy was killed by blunt force trauma at the home along Gesser Avenue. The boy went to Baker Elementary School. Counselors there have been called in to help students and staff Friday. WTAJ is currently withholding the name of the child out of respect for the family's wishes. Coroner Patty Ross wanted to thank the staff at UPMC for their compassion during this...
  • After biggest gaffe, pope demands accountability for abuse

    05/18/2018 4:28:54 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 9 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | Friday, May 18, 2018 | Nicole Winfield
    VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Four months ago, Pope Francis dug himself into the biggest hole of his papacy by strongly defending a Chilean bishop accused by sex abuse victims of witnessing and ignoring their abuse. On Friday, he emerged from that debacle after strong-arming the entire Chilean bishops conference to resign for what he said were their "grave defects" in handling abuse cases. He accused them of destroying evidence of sex crimes, interfering with investigations and negligently placing children at risk of being raped by pedophiles. By repenting for his original sin with what amounts to an ecclesial nuclear option,...
  • 4-year-old nearly loses eye after family's newly adopted dog attacks

    05/03/2018 2:07:55 PM PDT · by Norski · 121 replies
    wsoctv.com ^ | May 3, 2018 | Dave Faherty
    CALDWELL COUNTY, N.C. - A 4-year-old Caldwell County girl was attacked inside her home by the family pet Wednesday. Family members said they had just recently adopted the dog from the humane society in Catawba County. Justina Turner, the child's mother, said she and her daughter were in the living room of her home south of Lenoir when the 3-year-old 60-pound dog suddenly attacked the child, biting her face. She said the dog bit down so hard on her daughter that she wasn't sure at first how she was going to get the animal off her. Turner said the dog...
  • Mock Shooting Alarms Crowd, Triggers Police Response At Movie Theater In CT

    04/25/2018 8:20:19 AM PDT · by yoe · 17 replies
    CBS ^ | April 24, 2018 | Tony Aiello
    STAMFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – The sound of gunfire and someone shouting “Everybody down, everybody” shocked moviegoers sitting in the lobby of the Bow Tie Majestic 6 movie theaters Sunday night, but the incident appears to have been a juvenile prank. Five children ranging in ages from 10 to 16 were arrested and face both criminal charges and potential school disciplinary action after police say they used toy cap guns to stage the mock attack in Stamford, reports CBS2’s Tony Aiello. Police say three members of the group had noisy toy guns and fired them in the theater while shouting “everyone...
  • A 'Duty to Hate Britain'

    03/27/2018 10:31:13 AM PDT · by cutty · 14 replies
    Gatestone Institute. ^ | March 27, 2018 | Douglas Murray
    At Brooklands College in July 2017, Ahmed Hassan was awarded a prize as "student of the year". He used the Ł20 Amazon voucher he received to purchase the first of the ingredients he needed to build his bomb. Mr Justice Haddon-Cave seems almost to suggest that "violating" the law of the Quran and Islam is an offense in itself -- one worth noting alongside the crime of putting a bomb on a packed commuter train. ... Ahmed Hassan .. left a homemade bomb on the train. At Parson's Green tube station, the device detonated. Fortunately for the commuters, which included...
  • Child in crisis- depression - need aadvice

    03/03/2018 4:48:19 AM PST · by newnhdad · 204 replies
    need advice. I have an adolescent with sever behavioral issues. Suicidal thoughts, violent behavior, bursts of emotion, anger and very drastic mood swings. Like you see in the movies about crazy people, but from a 12 year old. we have tried all sorts of therapy but nothing seems to move the needle. The last evaluation mentioned posbile hospitalization and medications. Does anyone have experience with this?
  • Calif. couple arrested after locking 3 kids in box for 4 years(trunc)

    03/02/2018 5:26:10 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 22 replies
    LA times ^ | 3/2/2018 | Alene Tchekmedyian
    LOS ANGELES - A Joshua Tree couple were arrested Thursday after allegedly keeping their three children locked in a box for four years, authorities said. San Bernardino County deputies found the children, aged 11,13 and 14, in a plywood box with no electricity or running water on Sun Fair Road in Joshua Tree, according to the Sheriff's Department. Authorities said the box was 20 feet long, 10 feet wide and 4 feet high.
  • Missing Texas Girl Found Under Abandoned House Sexually Assaulted

    02/08/2018 11:52:24 AM PST · by Morgana · 30 replies
    cbs local ^ | Feb 8, 2018 | CBS
    COOKE COUNTY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Authorities said a missing 5-year-old girl was found Tuesday, February 6 under an abandoned house, and Cooke County Sheriff’s deputies arrested another juvenile in connection with her disappearance hours earlier. Authorities said she had been sexually assaulted by a 14-year-old teen boy, according to Cooke County Sheriff Terry Gilbert. She was treated at the scene, the 100 block of Chisholm Trail in Pioneer Valley, was treated at the scene before being taken to Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth.
  • The Fragile Generation

    02/02/2018 10:36:29 PM PST · by vannrox · 25 replies
    Jim Quinn's Burning Platform blog ^ | 02/02/2018 | Lenore Skenazy & Jonathan Haidt
    The Fragile Generation Guest Post by Lenore Skenazy & Jonathan HaidtBad policy and paranoid parenting are making kids too safe to succeed One day last year, a citizen on a prairie path in the Chicago suburb of Elmhurst came upon a teen boy chopping wood. Not a body. Just some already-fallen branches. Nonetheless, the onlooker called the cops.Officers interrogated the boy, who said he was trying to build a fort for himself and his friends. A local news site reports the police then “took the tools for safekeeping to be returned to the boy’s parents.”Elsewhere in America, preschoolers at the...
  • Teacher, 23, arrested for 'parking lot sex' with teen boy student she met at Chick-fil-A

    11/30/2017 1:53:47 PM PST · by b4its2late · 51 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/30/2017 | Fox News
    A Texas world history teacher is accused of having a sexual relationship with a former male student after the two met at a restaurant, authorities said. Michelle Schiffer, 23, of Houston, allegedly had sexual intercourse with one of her former students, now 16, in July after the two met up at a local Chick-fil-A restaurant, court documents stated. The alleged improper relationship was reported by an anonymous student to Cheryl Henry, principal of Cypress-Springs High School where Schiffer taught. Authorities said Schiffer admitted to meeting the student at the restaurant before they went to a friend’s apartment to have sex,...
  • Terre Haute girl's death brings attention to SUDC

    11/28/2017 9:27:41 AM PST · by azkathy · 56 replies
    Tribune-Star ^ | 11-24-2017 | Lisa Trigg
    An unpredictable public health concern is being highlighted in Terre Haute and other Hoosier communities in honor of a local toddler who died in 2014. Allison Jean Hescher died at age 16 months in her crib at home. An autopsy and investigation revealed no known cause of death for the little girl, leading to the category of Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood, or SUDC. Now, her mother, Karen Hescher, is bringing the SUDC Banner Project to the area to spread awareness and share the SUDC Foundation’s support and advocacy for families who have experienced the sudden, unexpected death of their...
  • Fmr Archbishop of Canterbury could face probe whether he broke law by covering up pedo bishop [tr]

    11/26/2017 4:11:07 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 3 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | Saturday, November 25, 2017 | Jonathan Petre
    Complete title: Former Archbishop of Canterbury could face police probe into whether he broke the law by covering up for a paedophile bishop o Police are considering a formal inquiry into Church of England's former leader o Lord Carey, 82, could face being interviewed under caution in investigation o Rev Peter Ball indecently assaulted 18 boys and young men from 1977 to 1992 o Former leaders could face criminal charges for not passing on abuse complaints The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey, could face a police investigation into whether he broke the law by covering up for a paedophile...
  • Despite child molestation charges, Rushville pastor still appears to lead church

    11/05/2017 12:57:24 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 12 replies
    WISH-TV ^ | Saturday, November 4, 2017 | Eric Feldman
    RUSHVILLE, Ind. (WISH) -- An Indiana pastor appears to still be the leader of his church despite the child molestation and solicitation charges he faces and his attempt to take his own life after additional charges came down on Friday. Garry Evans is listed as pastor on the sign in front of Rushville Baptist Temple Church, and now people living doors away want to know why no one from the church is speaking out. "It's wrong. Pure evil. There's evil in that church," said Tim Guck, who lives next door. The man the church says leads their worship has led...
  • Child Sex Offenders To Be Named As Such In US Passports

    11/02/2017 11:16:43 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 69 replies
    AP News ^ | 11/02/17 | MATTHEW LEE
    WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s registered child sex offenders will now have to use passports identifying them for their past crimes when traveling overseas. The State Department said Wednesday it would begin revoking passports of registered child sex offenders and will require them to apply for a new one that carries a “unique identifier” of their status. Those applying for a passport for the first time will not be issued one without the identifier, which will be a notice printed inside the back cover of the passport book that reads: “The bearer was convicted of a sex offense against a minor,...
  • Mom admits to choking, beating 10-year-old son before boy fatally stabs himself

    11/01/2017 3:40:41 PM PDT · by Morgana · 26 replies
    fox ^ | Nov. 1, 2017 | fox
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A Tennessee woman told police she used an extension cord to whip and choke her 10-year-old son as punishment before he killed himself with a kitchen knife, according to WREG. Authorities went to a home in Memphis Saturday afternoon and found Jaheim McKinzie unresponsive in an ambulance. The child, who was reportedly bleeding from his chest, was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
  • Convicted rapist granted joint custody of victim's child

    10/13/2017 1:15:40 PM PDT · by TBP · 16 replies
    KUTV ^ | Monday, October 9th 2017 | Larry D. Curtis
    A judge has awarded a convicted rapist parenting time and joint legal custody of a child he conceived with a girl he raped when she was 12. He was also later convicted of another sexual assault on a child, according to media reports. The man, Christopher Mirasolo, 27, was awarded joint legal custody of an 8-year-old boy, nine years after he was convicted of raping the child's mother, after a DNA test established paternity of the child, said the victim's attorney. The Detroit News reported on the case that has another hearing scheduled for Oct. 25.
  • She Was Raped And Had A Child, She Says. Judge Gave The Accused Rapist Joint Custody

    10/12/2017 11:34:34 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 22 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 10/09/17 | Kate Irby
    It’s a nightmare scenario for a 21-year-old mother – a court has granted joint custody to a man accused of raping her when she was 12. The rape allegedly occurred in September 2008, according to a press release by the woman’s attorney, Rebecca Kiessling. Christopher Mirasolo was charged with raping the woman when he was 18 and she was 12, which is a first-degree felony in Michigan. “The sentence ‘for a violation that is committed by an individual 17 years of age or older against an individual less than 13 years of age’ should have been a mandatory ‘imprisonment for...
  • Mexico shocked by news: Girl trapped in rubble didn't exist

    09/22/2017 5:12:20 AM PDT · by Oratam · 22 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | September 22, 2017 | Gisela Salomon and Maria Verza
    Hour after excruciating hour, Mexicans were transfixed by dramatic efforts to reach a young girl thought buried in the rubble of a school destroyed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. She reportedly wiggled her fingers, told rescuers her name and said there were others trapped near her. Rescue workers called for tubes, pipes and other tools to reach her.
  • Ohio mom accused of intentionally running over daughter

    09/20/2017 8:08:32 AM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    WOWK 13 NEWS ^ | September 20, 2017 | Craig Poole, Digital Content Manage
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Police say an Ohio mother hit her daughter with a car as she intentionally drove onto a sidewalk and then backed over the girl's leg because she was walking to school despite being told to stay home. The 34-year-old Columbus woman was arraigned Tuesday on charges of felonious assault, aggravated vehicular assault and endangering children. Her 17-year-old daughter was hospitalized with two fractures in her left leg.
  • 5 Year Old Forced To Live With Carer Who ‘Wore Niqab, Took Away Crucifix, Made Her Learn Arabic’

    08/28/2017 3:37:52 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 21 replies
    West Monster ^ | 08/28/17 | Westmonster
    A sickening case has emerged in Tower Hamlets, London of a young girl aged just 5 being forced to live with foster carers who took away her Christian cross and demanded that she learn Arabic. The Muslim carers wore a niqab and burka covering their faces. In a report seen by The Times, girl was apparently so distressed after the experience that she cried and begged authorities not to take her back there as the carer didn’t speak English. The girl was also apparently barred from eating bacon and recently told her mother that “Christmas and Easter are stupid” and...