Prosecutor: Tortured Fairfield Children Were WaterboardedThe children who were rescued from a filthy, abusive Fairfield home were subjected to `waterboarding,' shot with crossbows and had scalding water poured on them, according to prosecutors.
'Bone-Chilling' Video Shows NorCal School Bus Driver Abusing Autistic GirlDisturbing video of a school bus driver appear to verbally and physically abuse a girl with autism as she wails has been released by the girl's parents and lawyers.
Fairfield Mother Of Tortured Kids To Face Upgraded ChargesProsecutors say they will file nine counts of felony child abuse against the Fairfield mother of 10 children who officials say suffered long-term abuse in a filthy home.
Fairfield Father Charged With Torturing Children; Mother Charged With NeglectA Fairfield father has been charged with nine counts of torture and six counts of child abuse after his children described to investigators being intentionally burned and shot with a pellet or BB gun.
Weak Law Enforcement Leaves Foster Children At RiskFoster homes are supposed to provide temporary safe living arrangements for children who can't stay safely with their own parents but often the children end up at even more risk.
Judge Reduces Felony Child Abuse Charge For Former SFUSD Teacher To MisdemeanorA San Francisco Superior Court judge Wednesday agreed to reduce a felony child endangerment/abuse charge to a misdemeanor for a former Mission District elementary school teacher accused of dangling a student from a second-floor balcony last December.
Facebook Apologizes For Child Abuse Search SuggestionsFacebook apologized on Friday after its autocomplete search feature suggested video titles that described child abuse.
Yo-Yo Ma Played A Private Hospital Show For The Adult Turpin ChildrenYo-Yo Ma visited the seven adult Turpin children in a California hospital on Friday for an impromptu performance,
Neighbors of Joshua Tree Couple Charged with Child Abuse Saw No NeglectFriends of a Southern California couple charged with child abuse say the pair was extremely poor and too proud to accept charity but were attentive parents who didn't show signs neglecting their children.
Shackled California Siblings Recovering, Aspiring; Parents In CourtThe California parents accused of torturing and starving their 13 children will be in court Friday for a procedural hearing. For the first time, lawyers representing their seven adult children are revealing how their recovery is going, and what their dreams are for the future.
San Francisco Teacher Arrested For Dangling Student From 2nd Story Balcony A teacher at San Francisco's Marshall Elementary School who was seen dangling a student from a second floor balcony has been arrested on child endangerment charges.
Fallout From 'House of Horrors' Stains Southern California CityPerris is in the headlines these days as the city where the Turpin children, aged 2 to 29, were allegedly beaten, starved and tied up by their parents.
Abused Southern California Sibling Went To College, Didn't Seek HelpAuthorities say the student, now about 26, was the eldest male among 13 siblings who were held captive in their California home by their parents, David and Louise Turpin.
Neighbors Noticed Turpins' Strange Behavior, But Didn't Suspect TortureNearly two weeks after an emaciated 17-year-old girl called police to tell them her siblings were being held captive by their own parents, the Turpin family still has the world's attention.
Judge Bars Parents From Contacting Shackled SoCal KidsOn Wednesday, a judge signed a protective order prohibiting the parents from contacting any of their children, except through attorneys or investigators.