Children Chained In California House Of Horrors, Parents ArrestedA 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults.
Michael Jackson Sex Abuse Lawsuit DismissedA judge on Tuesday dismissed the lawsuit brought by a choreographer who alleged Michael Jackson molested him as a child, resolving one of the last major claims against the late singer's holdings.
Foster Mom Accused Of Breaking Bones Of 'Incredibly Fussy' BabyA north metro foster care provider is accused of breaking several bones of an infant boy in her custody.
Charges: Man Rubbed Hot Sauce, Pepper In Daughter's EyesA Moorhead man is accused of rubbing hot sauce and cayenne pepper in the eyes of his 2-month-old daughter and keeping her from breathing until she turned blue.
State Officials Say 2016 Child Abuse Numbers Up 25 PercentState health officials say reported child abuse and neglect numbers rose dramatically last year, by as much as 25 percent from 2015.
Burnsville Mother Accused Of Assaulting 16-Month-Old DaughterA 37-year-old Burnsville woman is accused of hitting her 16-month-old daughter on the head and swearing at her last week.
Another St. John’s Priest Accused Of Abuse A St. John's priest accused of sexual abuse allegedly told his victim it was required as a part of the confirmation process.
Toddler Making Remarkable Recovery After Severe BeatingA Minneapolis toddler is making a remarkable recovery in the hospital. Rae'Ana Hall, who is just 22 months old, suffered broken bones and severe damage to the right side of her brain in early January. Investigators believe her father beat her.
Wis. Senate Votes For Tougher Penalties For Repeat Child AbuseThe Wisconsin Senate has passed a bill that makes repeated acts of child abuse a felony.
DOJ Now Has Criminal Jurisdiction On Mille Lacs ReservationThe United States Federal Government will now assume criminal jurisdiction over the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe's reservation in central Minnesota, according to the Department of Justice. The Mille Lacs Reservation becomes only the second in the U.S. to have had their request for concurrent jurisdiction granted by the DOJ -- the first being the White Earth Reservation in northeastern Minnesota.
Dad Charged In Severe Beating Of 20-Month-Old DaughterA Minneapolis father has been charged in the severe beating of his 20-month-old daughter, which left her with brain injuries. Ticortier Collins is charged with first-degree assault. Investigators say he beat his daughter so badly that she also has a lacerated spleen, rib and pelvic fractures.
Toddler In Critical Condition After Severe BeatingA 21-month-old girl is clinging to life after suffering injuries police say appear to be intentional. Rae'Ana Hall was left with her father while her mother went to work. Hours later, her mother says she got a call from the hospital saying her child was in critical condition.

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