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Ohio Woman Indicted for Murder for Allegedly Putting 4-Year-Old Stepson in Scalding Water as Punishment

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UpdatePosted 04/19/2016 05:15PM

Ohio Woman Indicted for Murder for Allegedly Putting 4-Year-Old Stepson in Scalding Water as Punishment

Originally posted 04/19/2016 02:15PM

An Ohio woman has been indicted for murder for allegedly causing the death of her 4-year-old stepson in March by placing him in scalding water as punishment, prosecutors announced Monday.

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Kansas Toddler Found with Octopus Lodged in  His Throat, Mother's Boyfriend Arrested

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Kansas Toddler Found with Octopus Lodged in His Throat, Mother's Boyfriend Arrested

Originally posted 04/07/2016 02:10PM

A toddler in Kansas was rushed to the hospital with an octopus lodged in his throat in a suspicious incident involving the mother's live-in boyfriend, PEOPLE confirms.

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4-Year-old Boy Dies After Stepmother Allegedly Puts His Legs in Scalding Water as Punishment

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4-Year-old Boy Dies After Stepmother Allegedly Puts His Legs in Scalding Water as Punishment

Originally posted 03/17/2016 06:05PM

Police in Ohio have arrested a 25-year-old woman whose 4-year-old stepson died Wednesday hours after she allegedly placed both of his legs in scalding hot water to punish him, PEOPLE confirms.

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Daycare Owner Charged for Allegedly Locking 8 Children Inside Business with No Supervision

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Daycare Owner Charged for Allegedly Locking 8 Children Inside Business with No Supervision

Originally posted 12/17/2015 04:45PM

A North Carolina woman was charged with six counts of misdemeanor child abuse after she allegedly left eight kids locked inside her daycare center without any adult supervision, a Havelock police spokesman tells PEOPLE.

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Aunt Arrested After 2 Children Were Found Dead in Storage Locker Had Been Repeatedly Investigated for Neglect

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Aunt Arrested After 2 Children Were Found Dead in Storage Locker Had Been Repeatedly Investigated for Neglect

Originally posted 12/17/2015 12:10PM

Tami Joy Huntsman, the 39-year-old woman who is under investigation in the deaths of two children whose bodies were found in a storage locker, was previously investigated for neglect, PEOPLE confirms.

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Mother of 11-Year-Old Found Dead in Padlocked Freezer Indicted for Murder; Court Papers Reveal Allegations of Horrific Abuse

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Mother of 11-Year-Old Found Dead in Padlocked Freezer Indicted for Murder; Court Papers Reveal Allegations of Horrific Abuse

Originally posted 12/16/2015 11:10AM

The mother of an 11-year-old girl whose body was found stuffed inside a freezer was indicted for first-degree murder in Bradenton, Florida, on Tuesday, PEOPLE confirms.

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Woman Arrested After Children, Age 3 and 5, Are Found Dead in Storage Locker

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UpdatePosted 12/15/2015 04:50PM

Woman Arrested After Children, Age 3 and 5, Are Found Dead in Storage Locker

Originally posted 12/15/2015 04:05PM

Police in California say that an investigation into the near-fatal beating of a 9-year-old girl led them to a storage locker in Redding, where detectives recovered the bodies of the child's two siblings.

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Wife of Man Accused of Killing His Son and Feeding Him to Pigs Held on Murder, Child Abuse Charges

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Wife of Man Accused of Killing His Son and Feeding Him to Pigs Held on Murder, Child Abuse Charges

Originally posted 12/11/2015 01:15PM

The wife of a Kansas man accused of killing his son and feeding his body to pigs has been arrested in connection with the 7-year-old boy's disappearance, PEOPLE confirms.

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Jared Fogle Associate Russell Taylor Sentenced to 27 Years in Child Porn Case

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Jared Fogle Associate Russell Taylor Sentenced to 27 Years in Child Porn Case

Originally posted 12/10/2015 04:45PM

Russell Taylor, the former head of the charity founded by now imprisoned ex Subway spokesman Jared Fogle, was sentenced on Thursday to 27 years in prison on child pornography charges.

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Emory University Law Student and Political Candidate Charged with Allegedly Murdering Foster Daughter

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Emory University Law Student and Political Candidate Charged with Allegedly Murdering Foster Daughter

Originally posted 12/10/2015 09:25AM

An Emory University law student and former military police officer who wanted to go into politics was arrested last Friday for allegedly murdering a 2-year-old foster child in her care.

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