Child Abuse

Melissa Boyd (credit: Denver DA)

Woman Charged With Leaving Infant Son Home Alone, Assaulting Officer

A Denver woman has been formally charged with leaving her baby home alone, then driving drunk and causing a hit-and-run crash.

01/14/2015

Liliegh Kellenaers (credit: CBS)

Affidavits Reveal Details About Deadly Mobile Home Fire In Greeley

The affidavits in a deadly mobile home fire reveal more details about the fire that claimed the life of a 3-year-old girl.

01/08/2015

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Colorado Launches Statewide Child Abuse Hotline

Colorado is launching a statewide hotline to increase reporting of suspected cases of child abuse and neglect.

01/01/2015

Wayne Sperling entering court on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

‘Horrific’: Man Gets 5 Years For Keeping 4 Sons Among Flies, Feces

A father whose four young sons could communicate only in grunts when authorities rescued them from a filthy Denver apartment was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to his second offense of child abuse.

12/30/2014

Alysia Lombard and Mario Hollerway (credit: Denver DA)

Parents Growing Pot Charged After 3-Year-Old Tests Positive For THC

The parents of a 3-year-old who were growing pot have been charged after their toddler tested positive for THC.

12/17/2014

Jose Sarabia-Martinez (credit: Denver DA)

Man Charged After Domestic Violence Chase

A man suspected of chasing his wife as she was driving a car with their child inside and ramming it from behind has been formally charged.

12/17/2014

Jeremy and Jamie Ownbey (credit: CBS)

Denver Cop Accused In Alcohol-Fueled Fight Is Cleared

A lack of evidence in wild, drunken fight between two Denver police officers and their wives prompted prosecutors to drop charges against one of them on Monday.

12/01/2014

Wayne Sperling enters court on Thursday (credit: CBS)

Man Pleads Guilty To Keeping Sons In Filthy Home

A father accused of neglecting his four young sons and keeping them in a filthy Denver apartment has pleaded guilty to felony child abuse.

11/13/2014

Lorinda Bailey, left, and Wayne Sperling, right (credit: CBS)

Man Accused Of Keeping Sons In Filth Due In Court

A father accused of neglecting his four sons and keeping them in a filthy Denver apartment is expected in court.

11/13/2014

Lorinda Bailey, left, and Wayne Sperling, right (credit: CBS)

Woman Receives Probation In Child Abuse Case

A woman accused of abusing her children by forcing them to live in unsanitary conditions was sentenced to five years of probation and 90 days in the Denver County Jail on Friday.

11/07/2014

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