Adrian Peterson Case Brings Corporal Punishment of Kids Front and CenterMany child advocates say physical discipline is wrong, while some parents defend their actions, saying spankings can be appropriate under certain circumstances.
Bucks Music Teacher Charged With Having Sex With Male Student, 14Bridgett Szychulski of Philadelphia faces charges that include statutory sexual assault and indecent aggravated assault.
Peterson Releases Statement Following Vikings' Decision To Reinstate HimThe Minnesota Vikings announce they will allow Adrian Peterson to play on Sunday, Peterson releases a statement.
South Jersey Man Accused of Molesting Children at Late Wife's Daycare CenterDennis Alston, 54, is being held in lieu of $300,000 bail after a probe indicated problems at Home Sweet Home, the daycare center his wife ran out of their Timber Lane home.
Pa. Universities OK Child-Abuse Prevention PolicyPennsylvania's state-owned universities adopted a policy Tuesday that is designed to protect the safety of children on campus.
More Child Sex Abuse Charges Filed Against Chesco Piano TeacherAfter last week’s media exposure, three more alleged victims came forward and told police that, while they were Anton Fomin's students, he showed them pictures of nude children and adults.
Bucks Man Gets 900+ Years In Prison For Abusing, Photographing Girl For YearsThomas Holliday was convicted earlier this year of hundreds of counts of child pornography and sexual abuse. Prosecutors say he sexually abused a girl starting when she was 14, and filmed almost every assault.
1 Guilty Plea, 1 Trial Ordered in Child Abuse Death of SW Philadelphia TotThe mother points blame for the attacks on her longtime boyfriend, but there's evidence that the girl was pummelled for days and weeks -- perhaps even years -- before she died from a ruptured liver last July.
SW Philadelphia Man Charged With Abusing 3-Year-Old Stepson Matthew Montgomery, 27, of South Conestoga Street near Woodland Avenue, was arrested on Wednesday.
At St. Christopher's Hospital, Keeping The Focus on Child Abuse PreventionSt. Christopher's Hospital for Children, in North Philadelphia, brought in scores of professionals for its second annual conference on child abuse prevention.
Corbett Signs 4 More Child-Abuse Prevention Bills The Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance, which trains people to recognize and report suspected child abuse, says the bills contain provisions that are critical to improving how abuse is reported to authorities.
Phila. Judge Stands By Sentence For Faith-Healing Couple Whose Sons DiedHerbert and Catherine Schaible pleaded "no contest" in the death of their young son. They had tried to heal him with prayer instead of medical care. Another of their children had died earlier in similar circumstances.
NJ Court Finds Leaving Child Alone In Car Is AbuseLeaving a child alone in a car constitutes child abuse or neglect in New Jersey.
New Pennsylvania Laws Guard Against Child AbuseThe 2013 Pennsylvania legislature has passed 10 new laws that increase the protection of our children..
Philadelphia Couple Ordered To Stand Trial For Allegedly Starving ToddlerA judge has ordered a Philadelphia man and woman to stand trial in the starvation of their disabled toddler, saying the girl looked "like an Auschwitz child" when she died.