A Hardin man suspected of assaulting and abusing a child denied federal charges during an arraignment Friday in Billings.
A trial date has been set for a couple arrested Christmas Day on suspicion of abusing their twin 10-week-old children, one of whom later died in a Denver hospital.
A 29-year-old man admitted Thursday that he assaulted his ex-girlfriend’s young son in May 2009.
MISSOULA — A 25-year-old Missoula man is facing a felony count of assault on a minor for allegedly repeatedly striking his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter.
A 23-year-old woman pleaded guilty Friday to child abuse and negligent homicide in the 2012 death of her 3-month-old child.
BISMARCK, N.D. — A North Dakota mother has been charged with child abuse after authorities say she left her two young daughters to die in a parked car with no heat during a frigid winter day on an American Indian reservation.
No child should suffer abuse or neglect, no child should die because they were injured or abandoned by adults.
A 50-year-old Billings man accused of sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl in 2012 made an initial court appearance Tuesday on a felony sex charge.
After their 10-week-old son died in a Denver hospital over the weekend, a Billings couple made initial court appearances Monday on multiple assault charges and a deliberate-homicide charge accusing the mother of beating and strangling the child until he was unconscious on Christmas Day.
The case of 10-week-old Ethan Henderson — whose family in Arundel, Maine, had been the subject of at least 13 calls to child protective services or police — presents a particularly telling example of a repeated systemic failure.
When President Richard Nixon signed the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act into law in 1974, it was seen as a sign of federal commitment to preventing child abuse through state-level monitoring.
BUTTE — At least 760 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities — many of them beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies had good reason to know they were in danger, The Associated Press has found.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Casper man charged with child abuse earlier this year after a doctor found bruises on his infant daughter's body pleaded guilty Tuesday in Natrona County District Court on Tuesday.
A 31-year-old woman was sentenced Monday to five years with the Montana Department of Corrections for lying to police as they investigated the cause of third-degree cigarette lighter burns inflicted on her boyfriend’s 6-year-old daughter, who has Down syndrome.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — A woman running a West Laramie at-home day care center has been arrested on suspicion of child abuse.
There are many reasons a business would have a background check policy for job candidates. The main one is protecting the business, its employees and its customers from harm and legal action.
GREAT FALLS — A Blackfeet Reservation woman who pleaded guilty to assault and child abuse after her 8-month-old foster daughter was beaten so badly that the girl suffered permanent injuries has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Prosecutors have enough evidence to take a Wyoming man to trial on allegations of keeping a 7-year-old boy locked in an outdoor cage, a judge ruled.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Investigators did not have enough evidence until last month to take custody of a 7-year-old Wyoming boy who was allegedly kept in an outdoor cage, despite requests last year to check on his welfare, authorities said.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — A Wyoming man and a woman face felony charges on allegations that they kept the woman’s 7-year-old in an outdoor cage on and off for three weeks, forcing the child to sleep in the enclosure even during rainstorms.