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2 hrs ago | RecordNET

Man arrested on assault, child abuse charges after family dispute

A family dispute spilled out onto the streets of northwest Stockton late Tuesday night, causing a serious vehicle accident and resulting in a father being arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and child abuse, police reported.


Related Topix: Law, Stockton, CA

7 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Burnley solicitor up for national award

Rachel Horman, a director at Watson Ramsbottom Solicitors, which has offices in Blackburn, Darwen, Great Harwood and Accrington, is in the running for the title of family partner of the year at the Family Law Awards.


Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Law, Wedding

8 hrs ago | WISN-TV

Racine County's sheriff testifies in Washington for tougher gun laws

Sheriff Christopher Schmaling was part of a panel Wednesday urging the federal government to better protect women from gun violence.


Related Topix: Racine County, WI, Law, Brookfield, WI

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Man arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault, child abuse

Farmington police officers arrested a 26-year-old man Monday on suspicion that he tried to hit a teenage girl with a piece of lumber.


Related Topix: Law, Farmington, NM, San Juan County, NM

JAM! Showbiz

Arrest warrant issued for 'Scandal' star Columbus Short

A Los Angeles judge has issued a warrant for Columbus Short's arrest after the embattled actor skipped a hearing in his domestic violence case.


Related Topix: Columbus Short, Law, Entertainment

Southcentral Foundation announces new building

The building should be open in the winter of 2015-2016, the Alaska Dispatch News reported Wednesday.


Related Topix: Law

KTVK Phoenix

Bullhead City man accused of abusing girlfriend's daughter

Authorities in northwestern Arizona say a Bullhead City man has been arrested for allegedly abusing his girlfriend's daughter.


Related Topix: Bullhead City, AZ, Mohave County, AZ, Kingman, AZ, Law

Detroit man accused of sexually assaulting, killing, torching body of 5-year-old acquitted

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy accused Cheatham of sexually assaulting 5-year-old Mariha Smith, killing her and setting her body on fire inside an abandoned house on Waverly in 2011.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Law

Murder-accused camp owner back in dock

The murder-accused owner of a military-style camp where three boys died continued testifying in the Vereeniging Regional Court on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Law

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Bedford Co. Father Pleads Guilty to Meth Charge, Child Abuse

UPDATE: Michael Smith plead guilty to charges of both meth and child abuse on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Law, Bedford, VA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Mom who left kids in car at Livermore casino charged with felony child abuse

The woman who left her two small children in a car while she gambled at a Livermore casino will now face felony child abuse charges, Alameda County prosecutors said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Livermore, CA, Law, Family, Kids, Alameda County, CA

Steuben Courier

ESPN Suspends Stephen A. Smith Over Domestic Abuse Comments

On Friday, during ESPN's First Take , Smith discussed Ray Rice's two-game suspension in the wake of an alleged domestic abuse incident, noting that Rice's then-fiancee Janay Palmer could've prevented the attack.


Related Topix: Law

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Wabeno man convicted of child abuse after accepting plea deal

Online court records show Brandon Brunette pled guilty to a child abuse charge, while four other counts, including attempted homicide, were dropped.


Related Topix: Law

Burlington Times News

Woman accused of biting baby, breaking ribs

Police in Raleigh accused a woman of biting her 16-week-old baby and breaking the child's ribs and shoulder blades.


Related Topix: Law, Wake County, NC

KCDZ 107.7 FM

Twentynine Palms Women Arrested for Felony Domestic Violence

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested Friday night, accusing of hitting her boyfriend.


Related Topix: Twentynine Palms, CA, Law


Peoria PD arrests 3 for sex romp in hot tub

A sexual romp in an apartment hot tub landed a Peoria mother, her boyfriend and another woman behind bars on various sex and child abuse charges Sunday night.


Related Topix: Law

Mansfield Chad

Fill a shoebox to help domestic abuse victims

Ashfield District Council Domestic Violence and Anti-Social Behaviour event, pictured from left are ASB and nuisance officer Jodie Archer, Coun Cheryl Butler, apprentice Gemma Timmons, domestic violence prevention officer Katie Ellis and work experience student Olivia Smith Ashfield businesses and residents are being urged to back a new project to ... (more)


Related Topix: Law

Mon Jul 28, 2014

South Wales Argus

Family of murdered woman aim to sue police over death

THE family of a young mother killed by her ex-boyfriend in "a mad fit of jealous rage" as the 999 emergency system failed her are seeking a landmark ruling over the right to claim damages for police negligence.


Related Topix: Cardiff County, Wales, United Kingdom, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Valley News Live

New Minnesota Laws Take Hold August 1

Some of the laws passed during the 2014 Minnesota legislative session take effect Friday.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

Cybercast News Service

Slain family of 5 was murder-suicide, police say

A maintenance worker with financial problems killed his wife and three children with a shotgun, then committed suicide, over the weekend in what state police called one of the worst cases of domestic violence in Maine history, investigators said Monday.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Suicide, Law, Scottsdale, AZ