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Abuse or discipline: Peterson case spurs cultural debate

An author an advocate against child abuse says that thanks to Charles Barkley and Adrian Peterson the African-American community is having an honest conversation about the difference between child abuse and corporal punishment.

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 04:36pm EDT

Tags: spanking, discipline, Adrian Peterson, charles barkley

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Report: Vikings' Adrian Peterson turns himself into police

Adrian Peterson has reportedly turned himself in to Texas authorities.

Saturday - 09/13/2014, 03:54am EDT

Tags: Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings,

Police: Montgomery County couple locked autistic twins in basement

Montgomery County Police say they visited the home where two men were found locked inside a darkened, urine-soaked basement but had not discovered the plight of the 22-year-old twins until Friday.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 09:04pm EDT

Tags: Rockville, Md., autism,

Judge: dad had right to spank child

A judge has overturned an earlier ruling and declared a father's spanking of his 8-year-old son "a reasonable use of force."

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 11:26am EDT

Tags: parents, spanking, child discipline,

Pope's outreach to abuse victims draws mixed reaction in D.C.

Pope Francis announced plans to sit down and talk with a group of clergy sex abuse victims, a move generating mixed reaction in D.C.

Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 01:40pm EDT

Tags: Donald Wuerl, Pope Francis, Catholic Church

Md. man charged in 3-year-old son's death

A Prince George's County man is charged in his 3-year-old son's death after authorities say they don't believe drugs found in the boy's system got there by accident.

Friday - 05/16/2014, 05:02pm EDT

Tags: manslaughter, crime

Haymarket man charged with killing infant son

A Prince William County father is charged with killing his 3-month-old son last summer.

Monday - 05/05/2014, 01:05pm EDT

Tags: murder charge, Haymarket, Va., crime, police

Child abuse increasing in Montgomery County

Each month since August of last year, a baby has died from child abuse in Montgomery County. It's prompting county health officials to reach out to parents, they say, may be unaware they're hurting their kids.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 04:20pm EDT

Tags: Isiah Leggett, Shady Grove Adventist

Parents outraged after military child care abuse allegations

Parents want answers after a new allegation of child abuse at the military's largest child-care center.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 09:58am EDT

Tags: Kathy Stewart, child care, Va Nessa Taylor

Worker at military daycare charged with abuse

Prosecutors have charged a Maryland woman with misdemeanor assault on a child for allegedly hitting toddlers under her care at a military daycare center.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Tags: day care, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall,

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