child abuse

Placer County sees uptick in child-abuse rates

Placer County authorities and community organizations such as KidsFirst have noticed a rise in child-abuse statistics, reflecting an increase in “active dependency cases&rdqu ...

Reader Input: Where are tears for the abused?

Like many of you, I was shocked and saddened by the killings of children and adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. The situation has become the talk of the town(s) ...

Speak out against abuse

I am writing on behalf of a serious problem that is happening all over our nation: child abuse. We have outlawed it and thrown people in jail who have committed it, but that doesnâ ...

Couple sentenced to four years formal probation

An Auburn couple arrested for reportedly not feeding and properly carrying for their infant daughter were sentenced to formal probation Friday morning. Abraham, 49, and Monica Ma ...