A 4-month old died from blunt force trauma, allegedly at the hands of his father.
CORDOVA — A Tennessee woman charged with child abuse says her 4-month-son suffered third-degree burns while taking a bath.
Johnson City police arrested two people Wednesday after finding them living in a van in a parking lot with an 8-month-old child and three cats in unsanitary conditions, police said in a news release.
BLOUNTVILLE — The alleged abuse of twin three-month-old children has led to multiple felony charges against their father, while the victims' mother is accused of turning a blind eye to his actions.
KNOXVILLE — Two ex-teacher aides from a Knox County middle school were arrested Wednesday morning on official oppression charges, the Sheriff’s Office reported on its Facebook page.
A Jonesborough couple accused of using a cage for an autistic child will go to trial on abuse and neglect charges later this year.
NASHVILLE — An analysis has found Tennessee’s Department of Children’s Services investigated 647 allegations of child abuse or neglect involving students at more than 460 schools during a recent 20-month period.
A Carter County grand jury returned a true bill charging each with aggravated child abuse and aggravated child neglect.
A Telford man charged earlier this week with child abuse and neglect was arrested again Thursday after deputies learned that he was allegedly stealing electricity from a neighbor.
A plea deadline hearing was rescheduled Monday for a couple accused of locking a 12-year-old child with autism in a cage, giving attorneys more time to review additional surveillance footage recorded in their home.
A Scott County couple have been jailed on felony abuse and neglect charges after the woman's 11-month-old son was found with second-degree burns.
A man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly admitted he pulled his 7-month-old baby out of its walker too hard, causing a broken collar bone.
For the sake of “judicial efficiency” Sessions Court Judge Robert Lincoln granted the delay and allowed Laws to sign her own bond without posting the $50,000.
Deputies found an autistic child locked in a cage with urine and feces odor at a Jonesborough residence Monday afternoon, resulting in two arrests, Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal announced Tuesday.
“What evidence is there to suggest beyond a reasonable doubt that Joe Whitaker was the one to abuse his son?” defense attorney David Robbins said to the jury during closing arguments.