The district attorney’s office said the 12-year-old girl, weighing only 58 pounds, was repeatedly beaten and starved between Dec. 1, 2012 and May 6, 2014.
The man accused in the case, Joseph Patterson, 27, was initially charged in Lincoln County with aggravated assault and aggravated battery on an infant, but those charges could be reviewed in light of the boy’s death, NFL.com reported.
34-year-old Michael Bell of Plainfield was arrested late Saturday night near Penn Station in Newark. Bell fled after allegedly assaulting his 3-month-old son.
Parents at a day care center in Jersey City were furious Wednesday night, after a teacher’s aide was charged with hitting and throwing the toddlers who attended.
Investigators said Jennalin Garcia-Calle became a fugitive from the law after fleeing New Jersey several days ago, when she was charged with sexual assault.
According to the report from the organization Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, 77,000 children in New York were confirmed victims of abuse and neglect in 2010. 114 of them died.
Authorities are investigating a report that New York Giants linebacker Michael Boley physically abused his 5-year-old son in Gadsden, Alabama.
Two high-ranking Penn State administrators face arraignment Monday on charges they lied to a grand jury investigating former defense coordinator Jerry Sandusky and failed to properly report suspected child abuse.
She never dreamed she would one day graduate from college and, armed with a sheepskin, be propelled into the world of restaurant and food service management.
Authorities are investigating whether a 17-month-old boy found unconscious at his Brooklyn foster home was beaten.
Slapping a teenager or taking money from her paycheck to pay family bills is hardly admirable, but doesn’t constitute child neglect or abuse, the court ruled today.