child abuse

Michigan Capital

A child welfare investigator in Michigan found evidence a male caretaker had sexually abused a child, and the child's mother continued to allow the man — her live-in boyfriend — access to her children during the investigation.

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Prosecutors say a Detroit man has pleaded guilty to child abuse and weapons charges stemming from his 3-year-old son picking up a loaded gun and accidentally shooting and wounding himself.

The Michigan Court of Appeals says a father whose daughter killed his son with an illegal firearm will remain in prison for manslaughter and child abuse.

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A Michigan man has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and child abuse in the death of his 8-month-old daughter last year.

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A new report from the Michigan League for Public Policy reveals some striking facts about the well-being on Michigan children.  In 2015, more than one in five children were living in poverty -- a 15 percent increase since 2008. 

Larry Nassar

Former Michigan State doctor Larry Nassar has been accused of destroying evidence leading up to his charge of possessing child pornography.

NIA: Small Talk Children's Assessment Center

Oct 22, 2014

For our weekly Neighbors in Action segment, we talk with an organization working to help victims of child abuse navigate the criminal justice process. The Small Talk Children's Assessment Center is holding a fundraiser at the Halloween Hustle 5k on Sunday, October 26 at Sleepy Hollow State Park. 

We talked to executive director Carrie Gregg and Ingham County detective Annie Harrison about their work.