Court records say 24-year-old Anthony Trakemon Powell hit the child with his hands and a belt after the boy wet himself.
A 4-year-old boy was reportedly beaten with a wooden stick by his uncle after failing to spell his last name correctly, police report.
The NFL has formally begun a review of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s case, for potential punishment under the league’s personal conduct policy.
With Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson indicted in connection with one alleged child abuse case and facing investigation regarding a second case, America’s parents have been left asking themselves: Is using corporal punishment on a child too tough?
After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner’s permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas.
The Minnesota Vikings knew of the 2013 allegation that Adrian Peterson struck another son as a form of discipline when then organization decided to reinstate the All-Pro running back.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will make his first court appearance Wednesday in Texas on a child abuse charge.
NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley claims that black parents in the South “whip” their children.
Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson’s booking on a child abuse charge Saturday has created another crisis for the embattled NFL, already derided for not responding strongly enough to acts of domestic violence by its players.
An East Texas grand jury has indicted a woman and her boyfriend for allegedly using belts, switches and shoes to beat her 3-year-old daughter.