Tag: Child welfare

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FULLERTON, Calif. — Authorities say a motorist who struck and killed a 6-year-old Southern California girl was driving with a blood-alcohol level nearly three...
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PITTSBURGH — Prosecutors have announced their intention to seek the death penalty in the case of a man charged with killing a University of...
A fire alarm sounds, then gunfire erupts: Stay or flee?

Students and teachers responded as trained when the fire alarm sounded, streaming out of the school and toward exits only to run into deadly...
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CINCINNATI — A transgender Ohio teen's grandparents have been granted custody and will be allowed to decide whether the 17-year-old can pursue hormone therapy...
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Legislation that would make knowingly failing to report child abuse a crime in Maryland was passed by the Senate, but faces...
Column: England’s shame failing victims of pedophile coaches

English soccer has reluctantly been forced to confront its dark secrets. ...
Parents adopting children to see higher fees, new rules

NEW YORK — The U.S. government has raised fees and made a series of regulatory changes recently for American families adopting children overseas, fueling...
Court upholds surrogacy contracts as enforceable in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa — The birth mother of an 18-month-old girl, who agreed to be paid as a surrogate to have the baby, is...
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THOMPSON, Conn. — A law firm's investigation has found no evidence that bullying played a role in the suicide of a student who attended...
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STAMFORD, Conn. — A Connecticut city has agreed to pay $3.25 million to five men who say they were sexually assaulted by a former...

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