Articles Tagged with child

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A woman who made the headlines after she was rescued from many years of torture and abuse as a young child has been accused of engaging in sexual encounters with a teenage girl.

The now-25-year-old Lauren Kavanaugh became known to many as “The Girl in the Closet” nearly two decades ago after it was discovered that she was living under a staircase and enduring several types of abuse at the hands of her parents, who were both sentenced to life in prison for the 6 years of mistreatment of the child.

Kavanaugh started a Facebook page to try to lend support to other people who had been through similar experiences and she reportedly made the acquaintance of a teenage girl through the page.

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A 9-year-old child went to school with more than $2000 in his possession and when his mom arrived to pick up the cash almost half of it was allegedly missing.

A mentally handicapped boy reportedly showed up for school for the day and he was allegedly holding $2100 in cash that he took from his parents.

After the teachers at the elementary school found out that the boy had the money they confiscated and counted it, and then allegedly secured it inside of the principal’s office until the child’s mother was able to come in and pick it up.

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An 11-year-old boy is facing legal consequences after he was accused of stealing his mother’s vehicle and leading the police on a high-speed chase because he was allegedly unhappy with his punishment after a dispute with her.

On the evening of October 4, Amber Eckert and her son reportedly got into a fight resulting in her taking possession of his Playstation gaming system. He was then sent to bed, and his mother turned in for the night as well.

After a little while, Eckert’s boyfriend woke her up and told her that it appeared that her car was missing, and he suspected that her son had taken it out on the road.

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When a father went to the police department to report that his teenage son had died during a religious fast that the family was on the authorities went to their apartment and the deceased boy’s brother was found alive but starving.

49-year-old Kehinde Omosebi reportedly walked into the Reedsburg police station on Sunday to let them know that his 15-year-old son had passed away in their apartment.

Officers went to the family’s home with Omosebi where they reported that the door had padlocks on the inside. It was also noted that the electricity was not activated, there did not appear to be any food items in sight, and the apartment was very sparsely furnished containing only some folding chairs and a bed.

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A woman came forward alleging that the Catholic priest who performed her confessions throughout her childhood had abused her sexually beginning when she was 8 and continuing over several years.

68-year-old Miguel Luna served as a priest in 12 Catholic churches throughout El Paso, Texas, since he was ordained in 1982. Although Luna has not served as a clergyman since his position was taken in 2013, he has been accused of sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl who took confession from him for many years during the time that he was a priest.

A woman who is now 34-years-old came forward with the claim in 2016 and named Luna as her abuser when she reported that she had been victimized as a child while she was attending the Catholic Church that Luna was serving. The woman also was said to have acted as an altar person during masses during the time that she was a young parishioner.

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On Saturday afternoon a man allegedly used a riding lawnmower to shoot gravel rocks at his roommate’s family, leaving the woman and her 9-year-old injured and damaging a vehicle.

72-year-old Johnny Dewitt Manning of Galveston County, Texas, shares a residence with a divorced woman who is the mother of a 9-year-old daughter.

The woman and her daughter were dropped off at their home by her ex-husband on June 9 just before 3:00 pm.

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A man at a park in Menifee was arrested for allegedly molesting a little girl after parents chased him and forced him to stay at the location until the authorities arrived.

On Tuesday afternoon several people were enjoying La Ladera Park, many of which were parents with their children and others were there for a Pony League baseball practice.

Around 6:30 p.m. while a 9-year-old girl and her friend were playing together, a man allegedly approached the young girl and tried to encourage her to perform sexually inappropriate actions such as asking her to do the splits on top of him. A bystander also stated that the man had grabbed the girl’s buttocks.

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A second-grade special education teacher was allegedly hit in the face by a student with autism in her class when she removed his iPad from his possession and he became upset. The teacher has filed battery charges against the child in response to the incident.

DJ, an 8-year-old boy who suffers from autism, is a student in the second grade at the Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School located in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

Autism is defined as a condition which can present itself in a multitude of ways affecting social skills, communication, and behavior. The varying symptoms and manifestations of those with autism have been linked to “different combinations of genetic and environmental influences.” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that as many as 1 out of every 68 children in America are diagnosed with autism.

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A 60-year-old man who resides in Perris, California, is suspected of sexually assaulting a young girl that he allegedly snatched off the street and held captive during the incident.

On Saturday, March 31, a young girl was reportedly unexpectedly grabbed by Graylin Dennis Williams and taken to an isolated location where he allegedly proceeded to rape her.

The Perris Police Department received an alert about a sexual assault that had taken place and officers dispatched to the location to look into the claims. While investigating the situation the police decided that Williams was the suspected perpetrator of the attack.

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A Williamson County deputy has been fired from his position and charged after accusations that he punched a 12-year-old girl in the face outside of a restaurant while he was intoxicated.

Near dinnertime at the Oakwood BBQ restaurant in Austin, Texas, deputy Jack Danford Jr., reportedly a regular patron at the establishment, showed up at the restaurant to meet with his daughter and her boyfriend who had not arrived yet. When walking through the door staff members informed him that they were closed and he would have to leave, but he was said to have refused their request.

42-year-old Danford made his way to one of the tables outside in the back of the restaurant and allegedly consumed a couple of beers while waiting for the pair to arrive. When they made it to the destination Danford reportedly told his daughter that he had spent the day drinking.