Accused Child Molesters Heart Huckabee

Adam Weinstein · 06/11/15 01:24PM

Duggars be damned: It turns out presidential Easter ham Mike Huckabee has another alleged child molester in his coterie. A prolific co-author of Huck’s and other Christian moralists’ books left his church and escaped prosecution when the statute of limitations ran out on his alleged sexual assaults of a young girl.

Leaked Report: French Troops Raped Starving Children in Central Africa

Ashley Feinberg · 04/29/15 01:14PM

According to a report leaked by a (now suspended) United Nations aid worker, French peacekeeping troops in the Central African Republic have been accused of raping and sodomizing the same “starving and homeless young boys” they were supposed to have been protecting.

Amanda Bynes: "The Microchip in My Brain Made Me Say" My Dad Abused Me

Allie Jones · 10/10/14 10:40AM

In a series of tweets posted earlier this morning, Amanda Bynes accused her dad of child abuse, saying he was "verbally and physically" abusive when she was a kid and that living with him "was a total nightmare." Now she says the microchip in her brain made her say those things.

Babysitter's Abuse Uncovered Thanks to Family Dog

Neetzan Zimmerman · 09/12/13 09:41AM

A real-life Lassie story unfolded in South Carolina earlier this year when a dog alerted its owners to the possibility that their infant son was being physically abused by his babysitter.

This Brutal Obituary Is a Reminder to Be Good to Your Children

Caity Weaver · 09/10/13 05:26PM

Marianne Theresa Johnson-Reddick, born January 4, 1935, died last month, to the relief and comfort of the children whom she spent a lifetime (in their words) "torturing in every way possible." Those children, now grown, marked her passing by submitting the most chilling obituary you will ever read to her local newspaper, the Reno Gazette-Journal. While it appears to have been scrubbed from the paper's website, here's the full text, as it appeared online earlier today:

Tom Scocca · 07/11/13 11:56AM

The jury in the second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman for the killing of Trayvon Martin will also be allowed to consider manslaughter charges, judge Debra Nelson ruled today. The judge has yet to rule on the prosecution's request that the jury also consider charges of third-degree felony murder—on the grounds that Zimmerman's violent confrontation with an unarmed teenager was an act of child abuse. UPDATE: The third-degree felony murder charges have now been ruled out.