Florida man caught watching child porn in doctor’s office, confesses to years of abuse

A Florida man has admitted to molesting three children, taking pictures of children in public and watching child pornography for 20 years, after police caught him watching child porn on his laptop in a doctor’s waiting room. Keith Garrad, 63, decided that a routine trip to his local medical center in Highland County was an […]

Probe finds restraining immigrant teens at U.S. detention facility isn’t abuse

A state review into the treatment of immigrant teens at a Virginia detention centre has confirmed the facility uses restraint techniques that can include strapping children to chairs and placing mesh bags over their heads, but concluded their treatment doesn’t amount to abuse or neglect.

Blogger challenges DisinfoLab NGO over Twitter users data abuse in ‘French Russophiles’ study

The NGO behind the infamous ‘Russophiles’ study has denied their research featured French users’ private data. The blogger who posted the data, however, insists they wiped the files that originally included sensitive information. France’s Twittersphere has been on fire since previously unknown EU DisinfoLab, a Brussels-based organization that says its mission is to “fight disinformation […]

Drug-addicted pet owners may abuse their animals to secure opioid fix, study warns US vets

Some opioid addicts have been known to injure their pets to get their hands on powerful prescription drugs to satisfy their cravings, a new survey in Colorado has revealed, calling for more oversight on drug prescription by vets. Arguing that authorities have overlooked the issue of a “supply and demand equation” of prescription opioids in […]

‘No place within society’: Belfast club slams sectarian abuse of former Rangers player Nacho Novo

A Belfast football club has spoken out after former Glasgow Rangers player Nacho Novo, who suffered a heart attack this year, was subject to abuse from a Celtic supporter who sang “hope you die in your sleep.” Novo was confronted by the supporter as the player arrived in Belfast for a prize-giving ceremony for children. […]

3 daughters ‘snapped’ & stabbed father to death after years of alleged abuse in Moscow horror drama

His body lacerated with dozens of stab wounds, Mikhail Khachaturyan stumbled from his Moscow flat and collapsed dead by the elevator. Disturbingly, for his teenage daughters, his death came as a relief after years of abuse. Khachaturyan’s daughters – Kristina, 19, Angelina, 18, and Maria, 17 – have been arrested and charged with stabbing their […]

Man charged with child abuse after five drugged girls found with him in Mississippi cemetery

A 20 year-old man faces felony child abuse charges after he was found in a Mississippi cemetery with five underage and drugged girls – two of whom were unconscious when found. The girls, aged between 11 and 16, were in foster care in Mobile, Alabama, The Sun Herald reported. Police say the suspect, Jordan McClain, drove […]

Chris Hardwick Loses ‘Talking Dead’ on AMC After Abuse Allegations, Won’t Be Moderating Comic-Con Panels

Just before the weekend, comedian and television personality Chris Hardwick had some serious allegations tossed his way when ex-girlfriend Chloe Dykstra penned a detailed and disturbing essay laying out his pattern of emotional and sexual abuse throughout their three-year relationship. For his part, Chris Hardwick denied these allegations in an official statement, but that hasn’t […]

Chris Hardwick addresses allegations of abuse by his ex-girlfriend: ‘l was blindsided by her post’

Michael Moriatis/AMC Chris Hardwick has responded to allegations of abuse by former girlfriend, Chloe Dykstra. On late Thursday, a Medium post from Dykstra titled “Rose-Colored Glasses: A Confession” outlined years of sexual and emotional abuse she suffered while dating an ex. Dykstra didn’t name her ex, but described the man as someone who went from […]

Ackley Bridge spoilers: Viewers in tears at brutal domestic abuse scene

Ackley Bridge viewers saw Jordan Wilson (Samuel Bottomley) get himself into further debt, leading him to make mistakes and get himself into trouble. The school informed Jordan’s dad, who in turn gave him a beating when he returned home. Jordan exploded at his father and blamed him for his mother walking out on them. His […]