Tag: Child Abuse and Neglect

California Father Charged With Murdering Five of His Infant Children

In 2007, a fisherman discovered an infant’s remains in a sealed container in a waterway near Sacramento. Efforts to identify the child, who had died of blunt force trauma, were unsuccessful, and the investigation into the killing stalled for a dozen years. Then, in October 2019, investigators were able to identify the 1-month-old-baby, Nikko Lee […]

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NYPD Officer Charged in Murder of His 8-Year-Old Son

A New York City police officer and his fiancée were arrested Friday on Long Island and charged with murder in connection with the death of the officer’s 8-year-old son, officials said. The officer, Michael Valva, 40, and his fiancée, Angela Pollina, were charged with second-degree murder, according to the Suffolk County police. Officer Valva started […]

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Pope Francis Replaces Conservative Archbishop of Philadelphia

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis significantly shifted the ideological balance of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States on Thursday by replacing one of the country’s most prominent conservative prelates as the archbishop of Philadelphia. Pope Francis announced in a statement that Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia was retiring, and that Bishop Nelson […]

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