child abuse

Couple Abused 4-Year-Old and Made Her Believe Her Name Was ‘Idiot’

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A Hot Springs, Arkansas couple is now behind bars and charged with battery and abuse for zip-tying a 4-year-old girl to her bed as punishment. Hot Springs police arrested the girl’s mother, Jennifer Denen, and her boyfriend, Clarence Reed, last week on suspicion of domestic...

Former Subway Spokesman Jared Fogle Has Been Sentenced

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Jared Fogle, the once beloved Subway spokesman who fell from grace after his involvement in child pornography and sex with a minor was brought to light, has been sentenced to 15 years and 8 months in prison. In August, Fogle made a plea deal with...

Mom Gives Son A Black Eye For Getting Fs On Report Card

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Now she's facing child abuse charges.

Shanesha Taylor Pleads Guilty to Child Abuse

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Shanesha Taylor’s mugshot went viral last year after the single mother was arrested for leaving her two young children in a car while she went on a job interview. After her story was told, a crowdfunding campaign raised over $110, 000 in donations so she...

Mother Punches Son Because She Said He’s Too Gay & Feminine

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Jacqueline Alexander has been arrested because she beat her son for acting “too feminine and too gay.” Police say that Alexander punched her son in the face and her neighbors were astonished to find out she abused her own child. Allegedly, Alexander’s son was lying...

Open Thread: Spanking Children: Harmful or Helpful?

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In light of Adrian Peterson’s child abuse arrest the question that is at the tip of everyone’s tongue is does physical punishment hurt or help a child’s development? Several athletes have spoken out on the matter. From the NFL to the NBA, there is a...