User: flenvcenter Topic: Human Rights and Indigenous Rights-National
Category: Youth and Children
Last updated: Feb 21 2019 20:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Mother Arrested For Posting Children Fight Video 21.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Woman accused of violating obscure law after allegedly uploading clip to Facebook for "notoriety and publicity."
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NY Man Drives over Family, Kills Mother, Does It Again 21.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A 2-year-old child was among the victims of the incident which unfolded outside a 7-Eleven
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Mother, Boyfriend Accused of Torturing Children 21.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Woman accused of allowing her live-in boyfriend to carry out acts of cruelty against 5 and 7-year-old as forms of punishment.
World Press Photo of the Year 2019 Contest 20.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Now in its 62nd year, the competition honors photojournalists who have captured images that encapsulate the year.
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Discarded Napkin Connects Man to 1993 Cold Case Murder 19.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Police tracked the suspect to his daughter's hockey game in Wisconsin, where they retrieved his used napkin from a trash can.
Defense attorney disputes evidence against Jerry Westrom 16.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Jerry Westrom, 52, is charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Jeanne Ann Childs in Minneapolis in 1993.
Parents went to a Wisconsin wrestling match and wrestled 16.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A funny thing happened at a wrestling tournament for little kids in Kimberly earlier this month: some wrestling broke out.
A specter hangs over Nigeria's presidential election: hunger 15.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Salamatu Jibril takes one look at 1-month-old Sufiyan, drowsy under a heavy blanket on a sweaty day in northern Nigeria, and knows there’s a problem.

“The child is 2.7 kilograms [5.9 pounds] and is wasted,” Jibril says, using a term that specialists commonly ascribe to children who don’t weigh...

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Double homicide, cold case break bring charges in Hennepin County 15.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Hennepin County Attorney's office Thursday filed charges against two men in two separate Minneapolis cases, including killings from last weekend and a cold case from the 1990s.
Man Accused of Beating Toddler Over Spilled Milk 14.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The man had previously been arrested for burglary, battery and child abuse.
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Colorado man pleads guilty to enticing child in sex scheme 14.2.2019 Denver Post: Local
A 42-year-old Colorado man has admitted that he traveled to Kansas City, Mo., in an effort to have sex with a 7-year-old girl.
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Bill aims to put an end to ‘child marriages’ in Minnesota 13.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A bill headed for a vote in the House would bar marriage by any minor in the state of Minnesota and require proof of age.
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To protect imperiled salmon, fish advocates want to shoot some gulls 12.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Biologists think gulls are eating more juvenile salmon than they thought, and fish advocates are proposing to kill problem gulls. But opponents say dam modification is what's needed to protect salmon.
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Nanny Guilty of Force-feeding Baby Girl to Death 12.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Oluremi Adeleye found guilty of child abuse and second-degree murder after pouring eight ounces of milk into a child's mouth in less than 30 seconds.
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A Pedophile Doctor Drew Suspicions for 21 Years. No One Stopped Him. 9.2.2019 Wall St. Journal: Asia
The federal government’s Indian Health Service failed to protect Native American boys from Pat Weber’s sexual abuse, despite repeated warning signs. The investigation found that the agency tolerated a number of problem doctors because it was desperate for medical staff.
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Man Arrested on 865 Charges Related to Child Rape 9.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The man allegedly groomed and assaulted a boy for years, beginning when the victim was 5 years old.
Two Arrested After Allegedly Plotting to Rape Toddler 8.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"But I’m over 100% sure I can at least get her knocked out alone and naked to at least fondle [and] defile to my heart’s content," one of the text messages said.
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'Black Leopard, Red Wolf' is a beast of a book 8.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Our critic likens reading Marlon James' new epic fantasy to being slowly eaten by a bear that occasionally cracks jokes -- painful and strange, but upsettingly beautiful for all that.
Fire at Brazilian soccer complex leaves 10 dead, 3 hurt 8.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

A fire tore through the sprawling training complex of one of Brazil's biggest soccer clubs Friday, killing 10 people and leaving three teenagers injured, firefighters said.

Firefighters were called in just after 5 a.m. to battle a blaze at the Ninho de Urubu training ground of the Flamengo soccer...

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APM Reports: In cities on the Great Lakes, water pipes are crumbling and poor people are paying the price 8.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Americans are struggling to afford their rising water bills, and thousands of poor families have had their service shut off. This growing crisis has a dark irony: It's especially acute in a region where water is most abundant -- the Great Lakes.
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