Child Abuse

The pool where the drowning occurred (credit: CBS)

Lafayette Mom Charged With Abuse In Drowning

The mother of a 4-year-old boy who drowned in a swimming pool in Thornton has been charged with child abuse.


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2 Plead Guilty In Child Abuse Case Involving Girl, 6

Two women have pleaded guilty in a child abuse case involving one’s 6-year-old adopted daughter.


Celia Montoya (credit: Denver DA)

Woman Charged In Sex Assault On Family Member

A woman accused of holding down a family member while her boyfriend sexually assaulted the victim has been formally charged.


The grandmother of a 4-year-old Commerce City boy, Doris Becky Trujillo, was charged with first-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death after the boy's death in February 2011. (photo credit: Adams County Sheriff's Department)

Grandmother Sentenced For Role In Child’s Death

A grandmother will spend the next eight years in prison after she was convicted in the death of her grandson.


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Woman Charged In Connection With Child Falling Out Of Car Case

A woman has been charged for her role in a case where her son fell out of a moving car after not being properly restrained.


Ross McCoy (credit: Denver Police Department)

Father Charged After Toddler Falls From Car

A father has been formally charged after his toddler fell from a moving vehicle.


Justin Hale (credit: Jefferson County DA)

Westminster Man Charged In Death Of Girlfriend’s 1 Year Old

A man from Westminster has been charged in the death of his girlfriend’s 1-year-old child.


Sharrieckia Page (credit: Adams Co. Sheriff)

Judge Sentences Mother Who Strangled Son To 42 Years Behind Bars

A judge has sentenced a mother to 42 years in prison after admitting to killing her infant son.


Heather Jensen (credit: Mesa County Sheriff)

Mother Accused In Deaths Of Children May Strike Deal To Avoid Trial

A mother accused in the deaths of her children may strike a deal with prosecutors to avoid trial. Police said Heather Jensen abandoned her two young boys to have sex with a man in another car last November.



Learn How To Recognize The Signs Of Child Abuse

We often don’t hear about children suffering from child abuse until it’s too late. Now there’s something everyone in the community can do to recognize the signs of abuse.