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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Child Abuse’

Teri Hatcher Speaks To UN About Her Childhood Experience Of Sexual Abuse

On Tuesday, November 25, Teri Hatcher spoke to the assembly at a United Nations event about her childhood experience of sexual abuse. The UN event commemorated the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and Hatcher recalled when she was being molested by her uncle, Richard Hayes Stone, at age 7. “I was convinced it was my fault …

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Faye Grant’s Attorney Lashes Out At Stephen Collins Over Accusations Of Blackmail

The controversy surrounding actor Stephen Collins and his alleged pedophilia has escalated with accusations that wife Faye Grant blackmailed him to get more money. Grant has lashed out at Collins’ camp through her lawyer, Martin Singer, who claims that the actor and his attorney Mark Vincent Kaplan are making “false and fabricated statements about Faye Grant to try to justify …

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Is Adrian Peterson’s 2014 Season Over? He Reportedly Doesn’t Think So

Adrian Peterson may be done for the 2014 NFL season. However, he reportedly hasn’t come to grips with the strong possibility that he may not play again this season and his career in the NFL is now uncertain. According to ESPN, Peterson’s future with the Minnesota Vikings is quite “bleak.” NFL commentator Chris Mortensen has even predicted that his future with the Vikings …

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Justice For AvaLynn: Child Beaten On Playground?

AvaLynn, a young Mississippi girl, was reportedly beaten by another student at her elementary school. While the mother suspects child abuse by another student, the school is claiming that the intense injuries AvaLynn suffered were from a fall on the school’s playground. After AvaLynn revealed to her mother that she had been kicked by another student repeatedly in the face …

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World of Warcraft-Obsessed Couple Convicted of Child Abuse

Officials in Orange County, California say that one couple’s World of Warcraft obsession contributed to their horrible treatment of two children. Lester and Petra Huffmire, both 41, were convicted of two felony counts of child abuse, two misdemeanor counts of false imprisonment, and one misdemeanor count of contributing to delinquency of a minor. They were sentenced to five years and …

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Kate Gosselin Accused Of Abusing Her Children Amid ‘Stress Meltdown’

Kate Gosselin seems to be the topic of headlines the past few weeks and this time, she is accused of abusing her children. In a book written by Robert Hoffman entitled Kate Gosselin: How She Fooled The World, the author said that the mother of eight spanked her children regularly. Collin, one of Gosselin’s children, would particularly be the target …

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Chaining 6-Year-Old Son: Man Accused of of Child Abuse

A Utah man has been accused of child abuse after it was discovered that he had chained his 6-year-old son to a bed. Police in Logan City arrested 28-year-old Sammie Lee Hodges on four charges of child abuse after the child was found chained. Someone called the police and made an anonymous complaint that the 6-year-old son was regularly chained …

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Ariel Winter: Guardianship Case For ‘Modern Family’ Star Settled

Modern Family star Ariel Winter will be living with her adult sister after a case regarding her guardianship was settled on Monday. Shanelle Gray, Ariel’s sister, has been in a dispute with her mother Chrisoula Workman, over the Ariel’s guardianship. The settlement was reached just before the trial begun for the 16-year-old’s guardianship. Workman has agreed to settle and drop …

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Shanesha Taylor, Homeless Mom Who Left Kids in Car, Gains Support

A homeless mother from Arizona pleaded not guilty Monday to child abuse after leaving her two children in a hot car. Supporters have now come forward to help the mother. Shanesha Taylor, 35, was arrested March 20 for leaving her 6-month-old baby and 2-year-old son in her vehicle while she went to a job interview at an insurance company. Scottsdale …

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Pope Francis Nominates Eight Advisors to Sex Abuse Commission

Eight members were chosen Saturday as advisors for the Vatican’s sex abuse policy. According to the CS Monitor, the Associated Press reported that Pope Francis’ elected members would be ahead of a commission panel, which would report any sexual assault against minors within the Catholic Church. The church has been under public scrutiny for years due to recurring sexual scandals. Such cases …

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Starving Children Found in CA, One Chained To Wall

Officials say this is one of the worst cases of child abuse and neglect they have had to witness. An eight-year-old girl, who officials described as skeletal thin, was found chained to the wall, looking as if she’d barely eaten in months. Monterey County Sheriff Scott Miller has been in law enforcement for 30 years, but “this is one of …

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Kilah Davenport, Child Abuse Victim, Dies at 4

Four-year-old Kilah Davenport, who was severely beaten in May 2012, died Thursday. According to Jeff Gerber of the Kilah Davenport Foundation, Kilah stopped breathing Thursday at her North Carolina home. Kilah was taken to Northeast Medical Center after her mother tried and failed to resuscitate her with CPR. The little girl was pronounced dead at the hospital. Kilah’s grandmother, Leslie …

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