Flint Man Jailed on Charges of Child Abuse, Torture
A Flint man is in jail and is charged with child abuse and torture. According to NBC 25, the Flint Police Department says 44-year-old Joshua Demott went in front of the judge on charges of child abuse in the presence of another child and torture...
Group Charged with Child Abuse After Viral Video Back in Court
Three individuals charged with child abuse after beating an 11-year-old and posting the video on Facebook were back in court Wednesday afternoon. According to ABC 12, all three - Uteas Taylor, Stefan Felton and the mother of the child - waived their rights to a preliminary exam...
Three Facing Charges Over Flint Child Abuse Facebook Video
We have new details about the 11-year-old Flint boy whose beating was captured on video and then posted to Facebook.
Flint Police Investigating Possible Child Abuse Case
Flint Police are investigating a possible case of child abuse after being made aware of a video through social media. The video shows what appears to be a woman hitting a belt multiple times. According to the Flint Police, two individuals - a man and a woman - are in custody with the incident...
Snyder Signs ‘Dominick’s Law’ Strengthening Penalties for Child Abuse
Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation known as "Dominick's Law' on Tuesday which strengthens penalties for child abuse in Michigan and adds penalties for abuse in front of another individual. The bills, sponsored by State Reps. Joseph Graves and Matt Lori, are in memory of Dominick Calhoun, a 4-year-old from Argentine Township who was beaten to death in 2010, in the presence of his older br
Child Abuse Advocates Expand Awareness through Road Race, Merchandise
Family, friends and followers of Dominick Calhoun’s life, murder, and the trial of his killer Brandon Hayes have not been relaxing now that the justice has been served in the court system. With legislation written in Dominick’s name still in the Michigan House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, the group has turned to other ways to promote child abuse awareness and camaraderie with group memb
CDC: Child Abuse, Neglect Cost United States Billions
Child abuse and neglect doesn’t only have a huge social impact, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control it has is a huge financial burden. The report released Wednesday found that just one year of confirmed cases of child maltreatment – meaning physical abuse, sexual abuse, psychological abuse and neglect – costs about $124 billion.