The City of Angels – or how minor girls end up in the Preda girl’s home by Moritz Weinbeer – September, 10th 2014 A weekend in August, two of us volunteers at Preda, Larissa and me, went on a short trip to explore the Mount Pinatubo, the volcano that erupted in 1991. Due to a problem along the way no traffic would go there, thus we decided to hike another nearby volcano, the Mount […]
Parents who do the unthinkable — kill their children Marisol Bello and Meghan Hoyer, USA TODAY 3:40 p.m. EDT September 11, 2014 I In South Carolina, a 32-year-old father faces murder charges after he led police to the bodies of his five children, ages 1 to 8, who were dumped on the side of an Alabama road. In Georgia, a 33-year-old […]
28 children accidentally drink bleach at N.J. day care Dustin Racioppi , USA TODAY 3:49 p.m. EDT September 11, 2014 NEPTUNE, N.J. — Twenty-eight children and two adults accidentally drank bleach at a day care center in Jersey City on Thursday, according to officials. The children, aged 3 and […]
Rotherham child sex abuse files ‘missing from archive’ Deputy leader Paul Lakin announced the council cabinet would be dissolved Key reports detailing child sexual exploitation have disappeared from the archives, the outgoing chief executive of Rotherham Council has told MPs. Martin Kimber said he had not seen a full copy of a […]
Seven arrested by police in drug trafficking raids 10 September 2014 Last updated at 14:23 Searches were carried out in Lewisham, Haringey, Croydon, Canterbury, Folkestone, Kent and Portsmouth Seven people have been arrested following police raids involving 250 officers across south-east England. Police believe young children from south-east London are being used by gangs to transport Class A drugs to Hampshire and Kent. Searches were […]
5 missing S.C. children found dead; father confesses Therese Apel, Jackson (Miss.) Clarion Ledger 11:06 p.m. EDT September 9, 2014 JACKSON, Miss. — The father of five South Carolina children whose bodies were found in Alabama Tuesday confessed to killing them while in custody in Mississippi, then led authorities to their bodies, according to Smith County Sheriff Charlie Crumpton. […]
Burying Ukraine’s fallen angels But it was one of those occasions in the reporting of war where the witness feels personally shamed by the cruelty of conflict, as if all humanity was diminished by the injustice inflicted on one family. At the graveside there was at first only the sound of wind blowing across the fields of harvest stubble, the quiet shuffle of neighbours feet as they gathered to bury the two children.