Anita Belle's granddaughter accused her of spanking her, prompting an investigation by Michigan's Child Protective Services (CPS). The investigation cleared her of abuse, but CPS placed Belle on a state registry of child abusers anyway. A Detroit TV station reports that the list includes the names of about 275,000 people. Those people haven't necessarily been charged with, much less convicted of, any crimes. And many people aren't even aware their names are on the list, since all it takes is one CPS worker to decide they should be on there to end up on the list.
"It feels like we've gone from tragedy to farce."
The new framework aims to keep everyone learning at the same level for as long as possible.
A Messina, New York, police officer is under investigation after video showed him intentionally slamming a door into a car several times.
Cops Receive Qualified Immunity for Coercing a 13-Year-Old Into Confessing to a Murder He Didn't Commit
The boy was sentenced to 25 years' imprisonment.