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On Sunday, Dylan Farrow released a statement about the heretofore unseen video of herself as a child disclosing her allegations of sexual abuse against director Woody Allen to her mother Mia Farrow, which aired as part of the second episode of HBO’s Allen v. Farrow.
In normal times, the 40-year-old living in his parents’ small Virginia home evoked plenty of suspicion.
Nathan Larson ran for Congress in 2018 extolling child pornography and marital incest. Because of his “infatuation with children and sex,” as a federal judge termed it, Larson was once ordered to have limited contact with minors.
HERNDON, VA — Officers from the Herndon Police Department charged two men in connection with separate crimes against children.
Dayton, Ohio: Joined by Montgomery County Commissioner Debbie Lieberman, Montgomery County Children’s Services, Foster ACTION Ohio, and former foster youth, today Congressman Mike Turner held a press conference to discuss the passing of his bill, the Fostering Stable Housing Opportunities Act (FSHO) which passed in omnibus legislation at the end of 2020 and was signed into law.
The Food Network has pulled the 20th season of the competition show "Worst Cooks in America" after its winner was arrested in the death of a child.
The Justice for Maxwell Legal Committee is working with Rep. Frank Ryan (R-Lebanon) on Maxwell's Law, intended to prevent child abuse and neglect, in memory of Max Schollenberger, the 12-year-old boy who died in March and was found dead in his bedroom in May.
Visits to the emergency room for cases of child abuse and neglect of children under 18 years of age dropped by 53% in mid-March compared to the same time frame in 2019, according to a new analysis by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Pornhub, one of the largest adult content sites in the world, has announced it will be banning unverified video uploads after allegations that it has been hosting child abuse videos.
Mastercard and Visa are investigating their business relationship with Pornhub after allegations that the popular porn site is hosting child sexual abuse content.
Reports of child abuse and neglect have declined significantly since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. That’s not an indicator of fewer incidents, child and family services professionals say. Rather, it’s a sign that abuse and neglect could be flying under the radar in distanced schooling environments.
ST LOUIS — A local state highway patrolman who rescued a 12-year-old boy from his abusive parents has been named Missouri's state employee of the month for November, officials said Monday.
Esteban M. Reynoso works in Troop C, which patrols the counties of Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, Perry, Pike, St. Charles, St. Francois, St. Louis, Ste. Genevieve, Warren, and Washington.