Court records show that a man accused of fatally beating a 9-year-old boy over a piece of missing birthday cake was charged in 2010 with abusing another child.
OckTV thought it would be a great idea to put a fake dog and add crying sound effects in a bag to see how people would react to him abusing the animal.
A 57-year-old man has been arrested and charged with abusing his mother, who remains hospitalized in very serious condition.
Desiree Cooper, a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, said many victims of abuse neglect their healthcare needs.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was booked and released from a Texas jail on a child abuse charge early Saturday, capping a tumultuous week for the NFL, which was already facing heavy criticism for its handling of a domestic violence case involving another star player.
A Montgomery County couple has been arrested after police say they repeatedly locked their twin autistic sons in a dark basement room overnight.
A woman was assaulted behind a D.C. school early Sunday morning and police are looking for her attacker.
A bill that would make it easier for abuse victims to obtain protective orders has cleared the House of Delegates with a unanimous vote.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that they plan to implement labeling changes on prescription opioids for the sake of safety.
Vice President Joe Biden says many women who are raped or physically abused don’t report it because they don’t want, in his words, “to get raped again by the system.”