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  • Child abuse suspects get separate trials

    October 2, 2012 9:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A state judge has ruled that a Baton Rouge couple accused of abusing their 20-month-old son in 2009, including allegedly leaving a burn mark from a fork on his body, will be tried separately, over a prosecutor's objections. The Advocate reports Steven Staggs, the boy's... more »
  • NEW: Report: Boy Scout Files Reveal Repeat Child Abuse

    August 5, 2012 3:38 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Boy Scouts of America internal documents reveal more than 125 cases in which men suspected of molestation allegedly continued to abuse Scouts, despite a blacklist meant to protect boys from sexual predators. A Los Angeles Times review of more than 1,200 files from 1970 to 1991... more »
  • DA: Diocese Investigated Broussard for Child Abuse in Early 1990's

    March 26, 2012 10:03 PM

    New details on the former priest arrested in Duson last week, charged with allegedly molesting and raping a young boy nearly 25 years ago in Lake Charles. Investigators said they believe there are multiple victims and that the Diocese of Lake Charles knew about them. But law enforcement said the... more »
  • Malnourished Teen Death

    November 17, 2011 12:40 PM

    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio woman and three others have been charged in the death of her 14-year-old daughter, who had cerebral palsy and weighed 28 pounds when she died. The Montgomery County coroner's office ruled that the girl died March 1 from nutritional and medical neglect complicated by... more »
  • Mother, grandmother accused of beating children "until they bleed"

    July 7, 2011 11:25 PM

    "I don't care what people say about me... I know it's a lie!" That was the response from a woman Calcasieu Parish Deputies say beat her two daughters until they would bleed. Deputies say she hit them so hard she even chipped one child's tooth. "What they did... more »
  • Update: Mother and Boyfriend Arrested in 4-year-old Girl's Death

    January 28, 2011 11:33 AM

    Investigators in Iberia Parish this morning say a 3-year-old was taken to a hospital for apparent injuries but is in stable condition, and a 5-year-old was taken in for observations and has since been released. The mother of the 4-year-old girl, Vanessa Edmond and her boyfriend, Jamal Charles are... more »
  • 2 Indicted in Death of 16-Month-Old Girl

    November 11, 2010 7:49 AM

    PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) - A grand jury has indicted an Addis man and a Baton Rouge woman as principals to second-degree murder in the 2007 beating death of the woman's 16-month-old daughter. A state judge issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for the child's mother, Shaelsie Jason, who is currently... more »
  • Woman accused of abusing 11-year-old girl

    September 24, 2010 8:41 AM

    LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) Livingston Parish sheriff's deputies have booked a 32-year-old Holden woman with two additional counts in a child abuse case involving an 11-year-old girl. Chief Deputy Jason Ard tells The Advocate that Lisa Faber didn't just know about the shackling of the child to a desk, but was... more »
  • Days Indicted in Lake Charles Child Abuse Case

    April 9, 2010 4:12 PM

    A Calcasieu Parish grand jury has indicted a Lake Charles couple after deputies reportedly found the man's 9-year-old son malnourished and confined to a room. The American Press reports 27-year-old Jaime B. Day was indicted on three counts of second-degree cruelty to a juvenile and... more »
  • Couple indicted in abuse of child

    April 9, 2010 8:36 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) A Calcasieu Parish grand jury has indicted a Lake Charles couple after deputies reportedly found the man's 9-year-old son malnourished and confined to a room. The American Press reports 27-year-old Jaime B. Day was indicted on three counts of second-degree cruelty to a juvenile and five... more »
  • UPDATE: Possible Sentences In Lake Charles Child Abuse Case

    March 11, 2010 4:30 PM

    District Attorney John DeRosier says the two counts of second degree cruelty to a juvenile charges could carry as many as 40 years each. The cruelty to a juvenile charges could put Jaime Day in prison for 10 years each. All totaled, the maximum sentence could be around 330 years.... more »
  • Authorities: Abused boy kept on leash

    March 10, 2010 8:37 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) A 27-year-old Lake Charles woman has been charged with 25 counts of cruelty to a juvenile after deputies found her 9-year-old stepson malnourished and tied up in a room. Jaime B. Day was also booked with two counts of second-degree cruelty. A judge set her bond... more »
  • Man accused of pushing child

    January 4, 2010 6:48 AM

    MONROE, La. (AP) Monroe police have booked 18-year-old Larry Dennis with aggravated assault, simple battery and cruelty to a juvenile charges. According to an arrest affidavit, police were called Sunday about a possible battery. The News-Star reports the victim told police Dennis kicked and kneed her several times in the... more »
  • Mom accused of punching daughter

    November 11, 2009 3:47 PM

    MONROE, La. (AP) -Monroe police have arrested a 39-year-old Monroe woman on charges of cruelty to a juvenile. An arrest affidavit obtained by The News-Star said the 14-year-old daughter of Rita Fletcher accused her mom of throwing her to the ground by her hair and punching her over a $20... more »

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