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L.A. Mom Arrested After Dead Body of Allegedly Malnourished 11-Year-Old Son Found Wrapped in Blanket in Closet

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L.A. Mom Arrested After Dead Body of Allegedly Malnourished 11-Year-Old Son Found Wrapped in Blanket in Closet

Originally posted 08/25/2016 03:05PM

Police arrested a Los Angeles mother after the dead body of her allegedly malnourished and abused 11-year-old son was found wrapped in a blanket in a closet in her home, PEOPLE confirms.

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Oklahoma Dentist Allegedly Caught on Camera Abusing 19-Month-Old Boy

Oklahoma Dentist Allegedly Caught on Camera Abusing 19-Month-Old Boy

Originally posted 08/18/2016 10:00PM

A dentist in Tulsa, Oklahoma has been allegedly caught on camera abusing his girlfriend's 19-month-old son, resulting in injuries that led to the boy's death, according to a report.

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Neighbor of North Carolina Toddler Allegedly Murdered By Mom's Boyfriend Said She Saw 'Bruises' on Girl

Originally posted 08/17/2016 01:55PM

On Tuesday, North Carolina police believed they found the remains of 3-year-old Jordan Ann Dumont and subsequently filed murder charges against her mother's boyfriend, 21-year-old Billy McCullen.

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Four Guardians Arrested For Allegedly Using Stun Gun to Discipline Children for Not Doing Pushups

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Four Guardians Arrested For Allegedly Using Stun Gun to Discipline Children for Not Doing Pushups

Originally posted 07/26/2016 12:25PM

Police in Florida have arrested four adults for allegedly using a stun gun to discipline the children living in their care, PEOPLE confirms.

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Death of 2-Month-Old in Connecticut Daycare Ruled a Homicide

Originally posted 07/14/2016 12:10PM

The death of a 2-month-old girl in a Connecticut home-based daycare has been ruled a homicide, PEOPLE confirms.

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Mother Who Allegedly Murdered Sons was Found 'Screaming About the Creator'

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Mother Who Allegedly Murdered Sons was Found 'Screaming About the Creator'

Originally posted 06/07/2016 05:40PM

Octavia Renee Rogers, the woman whose three young sons were found stabbed to death inside a bedroom closet in the early morning hours last Thursday, was allegedly screaming about religion to authorities the night of the death, PEOPLE confirms.

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Real Housewives of Dallas' LeeAnne Locken Explains Those Shocking 'I'm Going to Kill You' Threats: 'My Mouth Takes Over, My Brain Shuts Down'

Originally posted 06/07/2016 11:25AM

LeeAnne Locken isn't ever one to mince words – but on Monday's episode of The Real Housewives of Dallas, she took things to a whole new level.

It started with something quite silly: a story about Locken pooping in a car – yes, really – but it escalated into a full-blown burst of rage and death threats from Locken to her friend Marie Reyes, who was the one that leaked the now-infamous fecal news.

Locken's outburst took place late at night, during a girls trip to Austin and was caught on Cary Deuber's iPhone camera for all to hear. The rest of the episode centered around Locken and her threats of violence, with the other women voicing that they feared for their safety. Now, Locken tells PEOPLE exactly what she meant – and what sparked the confrontation.

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Elijah Wood Clarifies Comments on Child Sex Abuse in Hollywood: 'I Have No First Hand Experience or Observation of the Topic'

Elijah Wood Clarifies Comments on Child Sex Abuse in Hollywood: 'I Have No First Hand Experience or Observation of the Topic'

Originally posted 05/23/2016 09:35PM

Elijah Wood is clearing up his comments from an interview in which he spoke out about child sex abuse in Hollywood.

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Hundreds of 'Injuries and Scars' Discovered on Texas Children Allegedly Discovered Bound and Chained in Backyard

Originally posted 05/09/2016 03:30PM

The two children found chained and tied in a Texas backyard last month had extensive scarring and other evidence of hundreds of injuries, officials say.

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Joe Paterno Knew About Jerry Sandusky Sexual Abuse Allegations in 1976, Insurance Company Claims: Reports

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Joe Paterno Knew About Jerry Sandusky Sexual Abuse Allegations in 1976, Insurance Company Claims: Reports

Originally posted 05/06/2016 10:00AM

Former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno, who died in 2012, knew about sexual abuse allegations against former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky since 1976, according to a Pennsylvania court order released Thursday and obtained by PEOPLE.

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