A child caseworker from Vermont will spend 18 months behind bars for inappropriately touching a girl in Maine. Jeffrey Parfitt, 26, was sentenced Friday to six years in prison with all but 18 months suspended, including 3 years of probation.
The mother of a 6-year-old Massachusetts girl has been charged with kidnapping after she allegedly abducted her daughter to avoid losing her to state child protective services. The district attorney overseeing the case said officials believed
A Houston-area man expects to turn himself in to the Harris County jail in a few days after receiving a six-month sentence for failing to pay his child support … which appears to be completely paid up. Hall claims his child support payments had been
A diapered toddler seen repeating profanities in an online video has been taken into protective custody by authorities in Nebraska, police said. The video was posted by the Omaha Police Officers Association under a title, “The Thug Cycle,” that
The early December discovery of 30 child skeletons in a mass grave on the grounds of a United Church residential school for native children in Port Alberni, B.C. has garnered no mass media excitement.
The unmarked graves should have been no surpr
We will be bringing it home and making this edition more of a personal themed one, the topic and focus of the December 2013 edition is going to be your favorite holiday recipes and crafts, and what you look forward to during the holidays.
There's an irony behind the latest efforts to extend human life: It's no picnic to be an old person in a youth-oriented society. Older people can become isolated, lacking meaningful work and low on funds. In this intriguing talk, Jared Diamond looks
An Arizona family has sued for the right to treat their 5-year-old son’s debilitating seizures with medical marijuana extract under a law approved three years ago by voters in their state.
The parents of Zander Welton said medical marijuana is the
[this is wow!] A Wisconsin mother-to-be is challenging her state’s fetal protection law after she was arrested following a prenatal visit where she admitted taking a drug used to treat painkiller dependency.
A Census Bureau report released on Tuesday reveals that the typical American family now earns less than it did in 1989. In 1989, median household income was $51,681 (in current dollars). In 2012, median household income was $51,017.