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Md. officials set new guidelines 'free range kids' case

Silver Spring - Officials in Maryland are taking steps to illuminate their views on children walking or playing alone and have issued a new policy directive that says Child Protective Services shouldn't get involved unless kids have been harmed or are at risk of harm.

Mother arrested after letting her 7-year-old go to park alone

A mother says that her seven-year-old son is old enough to go to the park alone, but St. Lucie, FL, police disagree with her. She now faces a charge of child neglect.

Accusations of neglect after maggot-infected leg needs amputation

Elderly populations in the West are booming. With an ever increasing ageing population care of the elderly has become costly. Worryingly there have been too many cases of neglect and this latest one from Sweden is shocking.

NHS patients treated like 'battery hens', says MP

Ann Clwyd, a Labour MP and Chair of the Human Rights parliamentary group, accused the National Health Service (NHS) of inhumane treatment and fears the normalisation of cruelty is now rife.

Life in prison for man who killed his newborn son

Russellville - A Red Bay man will spend life in prison after pleading guilty to killing his new born son in 2005. After entering the plea, he turned to the mother of the child and said, "I'm sorry for what I did."

Officials aware of animal cruelty 2 years before action taken

Swan River - Animal welfare officers had been contacted about the condition of animals at a Manitoba farm two years before action was taken and 44 emaciated animals were seized.

Care worker caught on camera abusing elderly woman is charged

A care worker in the US has been charged with assault and neglect after being caught on camera assaulting and abusing a 91-year old Alzheimers sufferer.

Undercover video of animal abuse prompts raid on pet supplier Special

Atlanta - Hamsters were put into a plastic bag and bashed against a table and walls. Animals were cruelly killed, abusively handled, and forced to live in severely crowded, filthy conditions and squeezed until their genitals protruded outward.

Parents Arrested Over Sickening Neglect of Baby Daughter

South Korean parents have finally been arrested after their baby daughter was found starved to death. The two, a man aged 41 and 25-year-old woman, met on the internet in 2008.

Russian girl, 5, neglected for days. mimicks cats and dogs

Russian authorities found a 5-year-old girl allegedly neglected by her family and forced to live in a room with dogs and cats. Child welfare officials say she has developed feral characteristics.

Shepp The Dog: A Disturbing Story Of Neglect, Abuse And Abandonment

After being dumped off at an abandoned home in Corpus Christi, TX, a German Shepherd was found in horrific conditions last week. Parts of his bones were exposed due to constant friction from trying to move. No arrests have been made.

Madeleine McCann's Parents to Face Neglect Charges Over Daughter's Disappearance

In a new twist into the saga behind the strange disappearance of toddler, Madeline McCann from her parents apartment whilst on holiday in Portugal last May, both Kate and Jerry McCann, now find themselves facing charges over their daughter's abduction

Internet Obsession Blamed for Child Neglect

A couple was so obsessed with the Internet and games that their kids were neglected and left to starve and suffer health problems. They had a boy age 22 months and an 11 month old girl.

The Neglect Of The Fat Kid - How Parents Are Being Labelled As Bad

Childhood obesity has been labelled a form of neglect by the parents, so how can we educate ourselves before we all start getting prosecuted? According to UK social services, fat kids have been involved in child protection cases, 20 in the last year

Angry Soccer Mom Ticketed

An angry soccer mom in Nebraska has been ticketed for neglect.

Abandoned Kittens Survive On Plastic, Toilet Water

Owners of a New Hampshire home are facing charges after six kittens were rescued from the empty house, police said.

Deputy charged with animal neglect

A deputy from Mason County was charged with several counts of animal cruelty.

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A thin donkey with extremely overgrown hooves. This is one of the animals recently seized by RCMP.
A thin donkey with extremely overgrown hooves. This is one of the animals recently seized by RCMP.

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