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A Texas mother and her boyfriend were arrested after the woman’s twins escaped their home and alerted a neighbor that they were being subjected to horrific abuse. 

Around 5:30 AM on October 18, a woman at home in a residential neighborhood in Houston heard a loud knocking at her door. 

When the woman went to see who it was, she spotted a set of teenage twins. The boy and the girl, age 16, had handcuffs on their wrists and they were wearing very little clothing. 

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A North Carolina woman was arrested and charged after she allegedly abused her 5-year-old stepson and left the child with third-degree burns, in addition to reportedly trying to castrate him.

On July 29, a 33-year-old stepmother brought her adopted 5-year-old stepson to the emergency room at the Wilson Medical Center because he had sustained severe burns.

The burns were diagnosed as third-degree, and it was suspected that they were caused by abuse. The child also had bruises and injuries on his head, face, arms, legs, back, and genitals.

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A man has been accused of spending six months physically and sexually abusing his roommate whom he allegedly held against her will.  

59-year-old Peter Anthony McGuire lives in Chino Hills, California. 

Towards the beginning of the year, McGuire had a 22-year-old woman move into his home as his roommate. 

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A Kensington man who used to work as an EMT is facing over two dozen charges after he was accused of drugging and sexually abusing children, in addition to possessing an enormous amount of child pornography. 

54-year-old Todd Burnim lives in Kensington, New Hampshire. He was formerly employed at the Kensington and East Kingston Fire Departments as an emergency medical technician. It was reported that he was most recently working at the Portsmouth Regional Hospital, and with the company “Action EMS.” 

According to the authorities, they believed that Burnim was involved in sexual crimes involving three alleged victims between the ages of 8 and 12. 

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39-year-old James Larson Jr. was released from an 8-year prison term approximately two weeks ago. Since he was freed from the Oklahoma facility, Larson Jr. has been living at his father’s home in Lake Arrowhead, Missouri. 

During the second week of May, Larson Jr. was using a dating app when he made the acquaintance of a 31-year-old woman from Kansas City. 

According to reports, Larson Jr. invited the woman to come to his home for a visit. It is believed that she arrived on May 12. 

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A Florida woman was arrested after she allegedly put the child she was babysitting inside of a clothes dryer and turned the machine on, causing the boy to get injured. 

It is reported that 35-year-old Amber Christine Chapman babysits for a 4-year-old boy on a regular basis. 

On February 2, after Chapman reportedly provided childcare for the toddler, he was eating dinner with his mom when he told her that he was feeling pain. 

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Six people have been arrested for allegedly keeping a woman they met online captive for almost a week and forcing her to endure horrific forms of torture and abuse. 

Last November, a woman from Maine moved to Athens, Texas, to live with six individuals. It was reported that the woman became acquainted with the people online. 

When the woman decided that she wanted to move out of the residence, her roommates reportedly went to immense lengths to keep her from leaving. 

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Two women who work at a California daycare center allegedly fractured the skull of a child they were taking care of and reportedly did not let the parents know about the injury.

29-year-old Megan Maldonado resides in San Bernardino, and Felicia Ann Ferra, 50, lives in Yorba Linda. Both women are employees who provide daycare to the children enrolled at a Rancho Cucamonga Kiddie Academy Educational Childcare.

Last September, the authorities opened an investigation after the Loma Linda University Medical Center Pediatric Intensive Care Unit informed them about an eight-month-old boy’s injuries. The police were told that the infant’s skull was fractured, and it was believed that the injury might have come from abuse.

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A 4-year-old in Norwalk, California is in a coma in the hospital after his foster mother allegedly nearly beat him to death. 

Gabriela Casarez is a foster mother to a 4-year-old, and they reside in Los Angeles County. 

In the afternoon on October 28, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department learned about a child that may have been subjected to severe abuse. They reported that the child was in immediate need of medical attention, and he was taken to the hospital where he was admitted to the intensive care unit.  

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An Oklahoma mother is being held on a $100,000 bond after accusations that she abused her teenage daughter to the extent that the child reportedly intended to take her own life.

34-year-old Brianna Hale lives in Oklahoma City with her three daughters, and more than a dozen dogs.

On August 12, 911 received a call informing them that a person appeared to be preparing to jump from a second-story window.

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