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Child abuse

Dylan Greiner

Former Santa Cruz Surf Instructor Faces Child Sex Abuse Charges; 100’s Of Victims Suspected

Prosecutors in Santa Cruz County have filed 28 criminal charges against a former surfing instructor in a child sex abuse and pornography case that police believe involved “hundreds” of victims.

08/23/2013

Nicolas Lhermine

Morgan Hill YMCA Child Care Worker Implicated In 2 More Sex Abuse Cases

Morgan Hill police have found evidence that a former YMCA child care worker may have sexually abused two more victims, bringing the total number of potential victims in the case to four, a police captain said Tuesday.

07/23/2013

Musician Shiela E. performs onstage at the Dizzy Feet Foundation's Inaugural Celebration of Dance at The Kodak Theater on November 29, 2009 in Hollywood, California. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Bay Area 80s Pop Star Shiela E. To Speak To Jailed Youths In San Mateo

An 80s pop star was set to meet with incarcerated youths at San Mateo County’s juvenile hall Tuesday afternoon to share how music helped her cope with abuse she suffered as a child.

07/09/2013

Stephanie Newbrough, who operated Stephanie's Day Care in Milpitas, was shut down on April 30, 2013 after allegations of child abuse. (pandpsitters.com / CBS)

Milpitas Daycare Closed Over Alleged Abuse Of Infant Boy

A longtime Milpitas childcare facility has shut down and the owner’s childcare license suspended due to alleged mistreatment of a boy there, according to the California Department of Social Services.

05/10/2013

Nazila Sharaf (left) and her younger sister Lida Sharaf face numerous child abuse and neglect charges stemming from their work at a child care facility in Livermore. (Livermore Police)

Pleasanton Sisters Arraigned On Child Abuse Charges For Swaddling

The attorney for two Northern California sisters facing charges that they endangered the lives of infants at their daycare by binding them too tightly in swaddling blankets says the women didn’t intend to hurt the babies.

04/26/2013

Nazila Sharaf (left) and her younger sister Lida Sharaf face numerous child abuse and neglect charges stemming from their work at a child care facility in Livermore. (Livermore Police)

Livermore Child Care Workers Accused Of Abuse For Binding Babies

Two sisters accused of binding babies to their beds with blankets during naptime at a Livermore child care facility were arrested Wednesday morning and are facing a slew of child abuse and neglect charges, a Livermore police spokesman said.

04/24/2013

Centerpointe Christian Preschool in Pleasanton. (CBS)

Pleasanton Preschool Under Scrutiny Again For Teacher Conduct

Less than a month after a teacher at a Pleasanton preschool was accused of tying up a toddler, the school faces new scrutiny after a student was allegedly pinched by another teacher.

04/04/2013

Centerpointe Christian Preschool in Pleasanton. (CBS)

Ex-Pleasanton Preschool Teacher Accused Of Binding Toddler

A former teacher at a Pleasanton preschool is being investigated for allegedly binding a 2-year-old girl’s ankles and wrists after she refused to go to sleep during naptime, school officials said.

03/12/2013

Alexia Bogdis

Charges Dropped Against Peninsula Teacher After Aides Change Statements

Child cruelty and battery charges against a Redwood City special education teacher were dropped Thursday after the aides who had originally accused her changed their statements, according to San Mateo County prosecutors.

03/08/2013

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Castroville Child Abuse Suspect Missing With 10-Month-Old Boy

A Castroville man is missing with a 10-month old boy after a report of possible child abuse.

02/18/2013

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