Friends Defend Joshua Tree Couple Accused Of Child Cruelty, Abuse"I don't think they are guilty of anything, other than being poor," said Leanna Monroe. "This family is a giving, caring, loving family."
Turpin Parents Facing More Charges In Case Of Abused ChildrenFollowing further investigation, the California couple accused of holding their 13 children captive and torturing all but one, are facing additional charges of child abuse.
Pregnant Mother Of 4 Charged With Torturing 15-Month-Old TwinsA pregnant mother of four has been charged with torturing and abusing her twin 15-month-old twins, one of whom suffered a brain bleed and partial paralysis and is in critical condition.
Police: Pregnant Mother Of 4 Admits To Abusing 13-Month-Old TwinsThe pregnant mother of four children has been arrested on suspicion of abusing her 13-month-old twins, one of whom is in critical condition.
Grandfather Testifies About Having To Give Boy's Custody Back To His Accused KillersRobert Fernandez broke down several times during the testimony where he spoke about a custody battle that allowed the boy to move back in with his mother and her boyfriend.
8-Year-Old Heeds Mother's 'Stranger Danger' Advice, Escaping Sexual Predator In South LAThe fourth-grader told detectives the man asked her to get in his car as he touched himself.
Trial In Torture, Beating Death Of 8-Year-Old Palmdale Boy BeginsProsecutors are seeking the death penalty against Isauro Aguirre, 37, who is charged in the May 22, 2013 death of Gabriel Fernandez. Pearl Sinthia Fernandez, 34, and the mother of Gabriel, will tried separately on similar charges.
Police: Navy Sailor, Girlfriend Tortured 5-Year-Old Son In Murrieta HomeThe boy is in grave condition at a San Diego hospital. Eleven dogs, four cats and two fish were also seized from the home.
Young Mother, Her Stepfather Arrested In Death Of 2-Year-Old GirlA young mother and her stepfather were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of child abuse in the death of her 2-year-old daughter.
Judge Finds Downey Couple Guilty Of Child Abuse Leading To 4-Month-Old's DeathSentencing for Debra Jones and Johnathan Lucero is scheduled for Nov. 15 at the Los Angeles County Superior Court.
Police: Mom Was Drunk, Drove Over Son's Leg During ArgumentGlendale police arrested a woman on suspicion of running over her 7-year-old son with her car in a Ralphs supermarket parking lot while under the influence of alcohol.
Echo Park Woman To Be Arraigned In 11-Year-Old Son's DeathIf convicted as charged, Veronica Aguilar could face up to 15 years to life in state prison.
Man, 26, Arrested For Allegedly Causing Great Bodily Injury To Girlfriend's Son, 2The toddler reportedly had bleeding in his brain, a lacerated liver, a fractured skull, and numerous bruises over his entire body.
Couple Accused Of Sending 3 Kids Into Desert As PunishmentAuthorities say a homeless couple was arrested after the woman's three young children were sent as punishment into a Southern California desert area without shoes or water.
Long Beach Teacher Arrested On Suspicion Of Sexually Assaulting StudentJason Gorski is accused of sexually assaulting one of his students from 2007 to 2009.