child abuse http://wwno.org en Cops: Dad used girl, 5, as shield from mom's knife http://wwno.org/post/cops-dad-used-girl-5-shield-moms-knife <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Kenner police say a 5-year-old girl's back was gashed and both of her ankles cut when her father used her as a shield from her mother's knife attack. According to the arrest report, the wound in her back needed 22 staples, and her ankles needed a total of 11 stitches — seven in the left and four in the right.</p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 18:37:07 +0000 The Associated Press 18246 at http://wwno.org Woman sentenced for having sex with boy http://wwno.org/post/woman-sentenced-having-sex-boy <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A New Orleans woman was ordered to serve two years of probation for her conviction of having sex with a 14-year-old boy in Gretna two years ago.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Times-Picayune reports 33-year-old Kendra Greenwald eluded prison time for her July 12 conviction of carnal knowledge of a juvenile, in connection with the June 10, 2010 encounter.</p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 22:32:06 +0000 The Associated Press 16456 at http://wwno.org Couple accused in St. John boy's death http://wwno.org/post/couple-accused-st-john-boys-death <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A St. John the Baptist Parish couple found hiding in Georgia after they failed to show up for a trial in the death of the woman&#39;s 8-year-old son are back in Louisiana.</p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 20:01:33 +0000 The Associated Press 15947 at http://wwno.org Bossier City man accused of raping 1-year-old boy http://wwno.org/post/bossier-city-man-accused-raping-1-year-old-boy <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Bossier City police have arrested a 32-year-old Bossier City man on charges of aggravated rape in connection with the alleged molestation of a 1-year-old boy.</p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 09:50:00 +0000 The Associated Press 15943 at http://wwno.org Child abuse hotline: 114,000 calls in first year http://wwno.org/post/child-abuse-hotline-114000-calls-first-year <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services says its child abuse and neglect hotline has received 114,000 calls in its first year, and more than 50,000 of those calls reported suspected abuse or neglect.</p> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 17:17:02 +0000 The Associated Press 15689 at http://wwno.org Penn State sex-abuse charges inspire new state laws http://wwno.org/post/penn-state-sex-abuse-charges-inspire-new-state-laws <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">BATON ROUGE &mdash; A sexual abuse scandal that rocked Pennsylvania State University has resulted in new laws in Louisiana to penalize those who fail to report allegations of child sex abuse and to protect those who do.</p> Sun, 10 Jun 2012 01:20:02 +0000 Sheila V. Kumar | The Associated Press 13296 at http://wwno.org