A jury in Springfield, Mass., has convicted the stepfather of Haleigh Poutre of child abuse, court officials say.
A judge says several potential jurors for the Massachusetts abuse case against 14-year-old Haleigh Poutre's stepfather are not impartial enough to be chosen.
A prosecutor for Hampden County, Mass., says a brain-damaged girl shouldn't testify in an abuse case against her stepfather.
Prosecutors in Massachusetts say a brain-damaged girl once nearly taken off life support while in a coma should be allowed to testify against her stepfather.
A 14-year-old Massachusetts girl who suffered brain damage from alleged parental abuse was able to give police a statement from her hospital room.
One day after Massachusetts' Supreme Court ruled doctors could remove the feeding tube from a brain-damaged 11-year-old girl, she showed signs of response.