Tag: Child Abuse and Neglect

Parents of Baby Found Dead in Brooklyn Had History of Abuse

A judge in Brooklyn overruled city concerns that a baby was being abused and allowed her to return to her parents’ care the day before she was fatally injured, according to court papers obtained by The New York Times. Police are investigating the death as a homicide, but have not made any arrests. Ella Vitalis, […]

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Baltimore Archdiocese Files for Bankruptcy

The archdiocese of Baltimore, the oldest in the United States, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday, two days before a new state law goes into effect that will allow child sexual abuse victims to sue organizations no matter how long ago the abuse took place. Archbishop William E. Lori attributed the filing directly to […]

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Ashton Kutcher Resigns From Nonprofit Over Danny Masterson Letter

Ashton Kutcher has stepped down as chairman of Thorn, the organization he co-founded to combat child sexual abuse, after the actor and his wife, Mila Kunis, drew criticism for writing letters to a judge seeking leniency in the sentencing of their “That ’70s Show” co-star Danny Masterson, who was recently sentenced to 30 years to […]

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