Man and his mother charged with torture, abuse of 11-year-old boy in southwestern Michigan

Authorities say a man and his mother used plumber's tape to keep an 11-year-old boy restrained for several hours at a time at a home in southwestern Michigan.

The Van Buren County sheriff's department says the 28-year-old man and his 46-year-old mother are being held on $1 million bond after being arraigned Wednesday on charges of torture and first-degree child abuse in District Court in South Haven...