Oct 8, 2019
Josh's father and stepmother are tried together for aggravated child neglect in 2006. It all hinges on whether or not starving a 15-year-old to 49 lbs and shackling him to a bed can be considered "serious bodily harm."
Oct 1, 2019
Soon after Josh was rescued, his stepmother's family began spinning tales of how dangerous Josh was and that he'd once been found standing over her with a butcher knife. Could this be true or was it a wild fabrication? Was Christie truly in fear for her life and was that why she chained up Josh?
Sep 24, 2019
A phone call is about to be made leading to the rescue of 15-year-old Josh Osborn, whose parent starved him and chained him to his bed. His rescue will change the course of the Osborne children’s lives. Over the next few months we’ll examine Josh’s case, feature his history as well as that of his siblings,...
Feb 19, 2019
Dealing with a stalker is a confusing and emotional ordeal. While this person’s behavior makes us uncomfortable and we want to stop it, we often try to let them down gently. We try to save their face, meaning that we try to avoid embarrassing them. When that doesn’t work, we try to tell them directly that we are...
Feb 12, 2019
Part of a holistic strategy of dealing with stalkers has to include appropriate legislation. Reform in laws and legislation surrounding domestic violence usually grows out of tragic circumstances that receive a fair amount of publicity. Monica Deming's death provided just such an impetus. Along with a brief...