A Waynesburg man is facing assault and child abuse charges after a baby was admitted to the hospital with injuries that state police say are consistent with “shaken baby” syndrome.
The parents of an 11-month-old baby boy charged with endangering the welfare of a child appeared in court Thursday where a video presented at their hearing helped to clear the father.
A letter was apparently mistakenly sent to former coach and convicted child abuser Jerry Sandusky, asking him to renew his season tickets.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson had a conference call with NFL officials Monday on his playing status after resolving legal issues in a child abuse case. The NFL announced Tuesday morning he will be suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season.
The mother and father of a 5-week-old baby have been charged in the baby’s death.
Child advocates were in Pittsburgh Friday, rallying for harsher punishment for child abusers.
A Washington County woman is facing a list of charges related to the alleged disturbing abuse of her adopted daughter.
A Wilkinsburg mother, accused of badly beating her 11-month-old child, is facing more charges.
The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission list, which requires that he remain away from all team activities.
A couple that pleaded no contest to child endangerment charges back in June, was sentenced Monday morning.
A woman is facing charges after a tip call leads officers to find a child with head and facial injuries.
Police have filed charges against a Beaver County woman accused of punching her boyfriend’s grandson in the facing, giving the boy a bloody nose and a black eye.
A mother and grandparents accused of starving and abusing a 7-year-old, who was described as looking like a human skeleton when he was found, were in court this afternoon in Mercer County.
A Washington County mother is facing child abuse charges after officials say bruising and burns were reportedly found on her young son’s body.
A Westmoreland County mother and father will serve probation after they allegedly locked their child in a trunk to help him get over being scared in the dark.