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A new national sex-abuse hotline will be created to report sexual assault within the Catholic church. U.S. Catholic Bishops voted Wednesday to create the hotline which will be run by an independent entity. The decision represents one of the church’s most tangible steps yet in confronting its sex-abuse crisis. “If you need to call the […]

Newly released surveillance video disproves a Georgia school's initial claim that a 13-year-old student was able to walk after being slammed to the ground several times by a teacher--resulting in an amputation of the student's right leg.

A freshman football player is suing the University of Virginia after he was allegedly bullied, harassed, and discriminated against on the team.

Brandi Meadows, Bresha's mother, tearfully spoke about her family's pain. “She is my hero. I wasn’t strong enough to get out and she helped me," Meadows told reporters gathered at her home.

Fourteen-year-old Bresha Meadows took the life of her father in July. She is currently behind bars on charges of aggravated murder. But Bresha’s family is calling her a “hero,” who saved them all from the verbally and physically abusive Jonathan Meadows. Police allege Bresha shot her father as he slept in their Warren, Ohio home, using the same gun with which […]

A Georgia grandmother is demanding answers after her grandson with special needs was allegedly found hanging by his belt from the chalkboard as a form of punishment administered by his teacher, reports the New York Daily News. Tracy Davis says the principal at Shoal Creek Elementary School in Conyers, Georgia found the 5-year-old in the disturbing […]

The New York Daily News reports that the Southport Correctional facility near Elmira, NY has shelled out $10 million to prisoners in 175 settlements over the past five years. The lawsuits all share the same details of abuse, torture, and mistreatment.

Nebraska native Brandon Weathers was sentenced to serve between 100 and 160 years in prison for raping his foster child and claiming she impregnated herself with a syringe.

A Texas couple is facing a handful of charges for keeping a Nigerian nanny locked in their home without pay for over two years. The nanny, whose identity has not been revealed, was hired under false pretenses by Sandra and Chudy Nsobundu in September 2013. She was promised $100 every month as salary to clean their Houston area home […]

Since the release of N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton, many have questioned the absence of Dr. Dre’s history of misogyny and abuse towards former girlfriends and…