Latest Child endangerment News

Authorities find malnourished girl after online teacher tip

Nov. 15, 2019 1:01 AM EST

A teacher administering an online test who heard an 11-year-old student say she was hungry and only allowed to eat a small plate of rice each day alerted investigators in Ohio that something was amiss. Authorities found the girl was severely malnourished, living in filth and had been isolated for years. The girl...

Records: Baby who died suffered at least a dozen injuries

Nov. 14, 2019 8:48 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania court records show the chilling details of the injuries suffered by an 8-month-old baby who died. Luis Francisco Quinones, of Harrisburg, was charged in the death of his girlfriend’s son earlier this month after an autopsy found the child had suffered at least a...

Kansas man sentenced for attempted rape of 4-year-old

Nov. 14, 2019 12:58 PM EST

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A 77-year-old northeast Kansas man has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for the attempted rape of a 4-year-old girl. Fox4kc reports Galen Hurt, of Linwood, was sentenced Wednesday to 5.5 years in prison. He pleaded guilty in September in Leavenworth County to...

Report: Neighbor say missing Florida girl wandering alone

Nov. 14, 2019 11:05 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A neighbor of a missing Florida girl told investigators the 5-year-old child was “alone and often wandering” around the apartment complex where she lived with her mother, who reported her missing last week. Brianna Williams was charged Tuesday with child neglect and providing...

Mother arrested after son gives schoolteacher gun in Vegas

Nov. 13, 2019 8:12 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — School police say a Las Vegas woman was arrested on child endangerment charges after her son found her gun in his backpack in class and immediately turned it over to his third-grade teacher. Clark County School District police Sgt. Bryan Zink told the Las Vegas Review-Journal the gun...

Ex-bus driver convicted in assault on disabled student

Nov. 13, 2019 7:02 PM EST

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A former Mississippi school bus driver has been convicted of misdemeanor charges related to the videotaped assault of a disabled student. The Sun Herald reports jurors on Wednesday found 58-year-old Antioinette Jane Raymond guilty of simple assault and contributing to the...

Rhode Island mom, boyfriend, charged with child abuse

Nov. 13, 2019 2:24 PM EST

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island woman and her boyfriend are facing child abuse charges after her 15-month old son was treated for what police called for “potentially life-threatening” injuries. East Providence police said Wednesday 19-year-old Trinity Neal and 22-year-old Jolaon...

Authorities: Wounded infant's dad used him as 'human shield'

Nov. 13, 2019 7:28 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia father whose infant son was critically wounded in a shooting last month stands accused of using the child as a "human shield" while attempting to buy drugs with counterfeit money. Nafes Monroe is charged with child endangerment and reckless endangerment. It's not known if...

Teacher, principal accused of dragging boy, 10, through hall

Nov. 13, 2019 5:39 AM EST

WALTER HILL, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee principal and special education teacher are accused of dragging a 10-year-old boy through a school hallway by his feet, leaving him with head injuries. News outlets report Walter Hill Elementary Principal Helen Campbell and teacher Bonnie Marlar were arrested Saturday...

Mother of missing Florida girl charged; human remains found

Nov. 12, 2019 7:12 PM EST

DEMOPOLIS, Ala. (AP) — Police searching for a 5-year-old Florida girl who was reported missing last week by her mother found human remains in rural Alabama, authorities said Tuesday. Taylor Rose Williams' mother, who said her daughter disappeared from home overnight, was later charged with child neglect...