Five teenage boys came forward to testify during a preliminary hearing for former Colonial Middle School teacher William Schellinger.
Guards found 49-year-old Ivan Pravilov, who ran camps for young hockey players in the US, unresponsive in his cell.
A Montgomery County mother is headed to county prison for at least eight months after admitting that she caused injuries to the young daughter she adopted from Russia when the girl was three-years-old.
Witnesses have detailed the horrific murder of a three-year-old Philadelphia boy who was beaten, burned, and tortured for months before he died last summer.
A new Philadelphia ordinance that went into effect January 1st provides an added layer of protection for the city’s most vulnerable children.
In the wake of the Penn State scandal, child abuse victims and victim advocates shared their stories before a gathering of state lawmakers on Monday, continuing their push for child predator legislation.
City and social service agency officials are imploring the public to take a more proactive role in reporting child abuse and neglect.
Chris reviews the Congressional Deficit Supercommittee’s failure to reach a deal to reduce the deficit. He talks to former FBI Agent Jeff Lanza about the appointment of former FBI Director Louie Freeh being appointed to investigate the Penn State sexual abuse scandal, and John O’Hurley about hosting the Philadelphia Dog Show
The father of Danieal Kelly has been sentenced to prison along with two social workers for their roles in the starvation death of the disabled Philadelphia teen in 2006.
Theresa McNulty pleaded guilty to endangering the welfare of a child and simple assault, charges that carry a maximum sentence of five to ten years behind bars.
Funeral services were held Saturday morning for a little boy who police say was tortured daily by his godmother and her boyfriend in West Philadelphia.
Up to 25-thousand people will receive up to three hours of training to learn how to identify mental, sexual, physical and verbal abuse of children and how to properly report it under the law.
The company that owns the medical offices of a Delaware pediatrician convicted of sexually abusing young patients plans to demolish the buildings.
City Council has approved new safeguards for families of children placed into Philadelphia’s foster care system, including requirements for reporting abuse.
New Castle County Police have arrested and charged a woman with several counts of child endangerment after she allegedly beat her children with an extension cord.