A man from Washington County is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing Tuesday on charges that he chained his 11-year-old stepson to the basement steps for refusing to eat dinner.
The stepfather of a 20-month-old boy is now charged with homicide in relation to his death.
The 20-month-old child critically injured after suspected abuse died Sunday afternoon.
A Clarksburg man who failed to stop his girlfriend from burning her 2-year-old daughter with cigarettes and feeding her hot red pepper seeds is headed to prison for one to three years.
A state deputy attorney general and his wife accused of abusing their adoptive children, will get their biological children back.
The criminal case can move forward against three Penn State administrators accused of covering up reports that Jerry Sandusky was behaving improperly with children, a judge ruled Tuesday.
The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh has sent out a letter to parishioners at a church in Wilkinsburg about an accusation of sexual abuse.
A man and his son are headed to trial in connection with the alleged abuse of a young girl.
A local women’s shelter evicted seven women and six children because its director said some residents threatened and battered staff members and caused roughly $10,000 damage.
A Washington County father and son have been jailed on charges they sexually abused a girl for about six years, starting when she was 7 – and that the father’s alleged assaults began only after she went to him for help.
Kathy Hecker with Animal Friends says what she found Tuesday at 213 Sagamore Street is repulsive.
For the second time this month, Pittsburgh Police are investigating a reported sexual assault that allegedly took place at Western Psych.
Two months after his girlfriend’s son died, a man from Beaver County is now being charged in connection with the boy’s death.
A former prison guard accused of abusing inmates at SCI Pittsburgh was found guilty Thursday morning on 27 counts he faced in an inmate abuse trial.
A verdict is expected Thursday morning in the trial of former prison guard Harry Nicoletti.