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Woman guilty of abusing infant in ClarksvilleWoman guilty of abusing...

Woman guilty of abusing infant in Clarksville Jury delivers guilty verdict after less than an hour Check out this story on A Montgomery County jury deliberated for less than an hour before finding Savannah Humphrey, 25, guilty of abusing her 3-month-old cousin.


Related Topix: Montgomery County, TN, Law

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Independent

Rotherham child abuse scandal: Threats and collusion kept justice at bay

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Post and Courier

House Speaker Harrell appoints domestic violence committee

House Speaker Bobby Harrell has named a special committee to find ways to help reverse the state's status as the most deadly in the nation for women at the hands of men.


Related Topix: Law, Orangeburg, SC, Criminal Defense Law, Beaufort, SC

The Winnipeg Free Press

RCMP lay child abuse charges against Parkland couple

Three young Manitoba girls have been rescued after police say they were exposed to horrendous acts of child abuse at the hands of their parents in the Parkland area of Manitoba.


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University at Buffalo

Study finds less domestic violence among married couples who smoke pot

"These findings suggest that marijuana use is predictive of lower levels of aggression towards one's partner in the following year."


Related Topix: Law, Buffalo, NY, SUNY Buffalo, Yale University, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

Brandon Sun

Kids removed from Manitoba home: parents charged with confinement, sex abuse

Manitoba RCMP spokeswoman Tara Seel says Mounties received a tip about child abuse in the Parkland area earlier this month.


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Key 103

'Horrific' Cases Of Child Abuse in Rotherham

In the summary of her findings, independent reviewer Alexis Jay OBE says: "It is hard to describe the appalling nature of the abuse that the victims suffered.


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Marijuana Use Lowers Risk Of Domestic Violence In Married Couples, Study Finds

Past research has indicated that couples who abuse substances are at a greater risk for divorce , in part because substance abuse often leads to an increase in domestic violence.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Law, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

Clarksville Online

TBI reports Benton County Man Arrested for Abuse, Death of Infant

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation yielded warrants that led to the arrest today of a 25-year old Benton County man, charged with first degree murder and aggravated child abuse of a seven-month-old child.


Related Topix: Benton County, TN, Law, Holladay, TN, Humphreys County, TN

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Spring Lake man convicted in toddler's death

A jury has convicted a Cumberland County man of first-degree murder in the beating death of his 16-month old son two years ago.


Related Topix: Spring Lake, NC, Cumberland County, NC, Law

Berkshire Eagle

Pittsfield man accused of domestic abuse free after dangerousness hearing

A city man facing domestic abuse charges has been released after being held for four days awaiting a dangerousness hearing.


Related Topix: Law, Pittsfield, MA

WRDW-TV Augusta

Columbia County employee charged with failure to report child abuse

Deputies are charging John Padgett with failure to report child abuse. Padgett is accused of not reporting allegations involving child molestation involving a member of his family.


Related Topix: Columbia County, GA, Law

KUT-FM Austin

Increases in Child Abuse Neglect Cases Strain Travis County Courts

Representatives of Travis County children and parents involved in legal abuse and neglect cases have only 10-minute judicial hearings to present evidence of their safety and living situations, according to county civil court judges.


Related Topix: Travis County, TX, Law, 9

WLNS-TV Lansing

Woman To Face Trial On Child Abuse And Sex Charges

Akbar Risuddin was born to a diabetic mother in a 40-minute cesarean delivery that was complicated because of his unusual weight and size Akbar Risuddin was born to a diabetic mother in a 40-minute cesarean delivery that was complicated because of his unusual weight and size According to court documents, Wiggins' practice, that is now closed, ... (more)


Related Topix: Law, Lansing, MI

KCJJ-AM Iowa City

Iowa City Woman Charged with Domestic Abuse Assault

Iowa City Woman Charged with Domestic Abuse Assault Murphy 8-24-14 An Iowa City woman is charged with domestic abuse assault after attacking her boyfriend with her car keys late Friday night.


Related Topix: Law, Iowa City, IA, Coralville, IA

Sun Aug 24, 2014


Church Melbourne abuse scheme 'caring'

The Melbourne archbishop says the Catholic Church's abuse complaints scheme is sound, appropriate and caring, despite criticism from victims and their families.


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KLTV Tyler

Community talks about child abuse at vigil for Quitman toddlers found dead

Dozens came together Sunday for a candlelight vigil honoring two Quitman toddlers who were found dead in an apartment complex on July 24 .


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Quitman vigil following toddler death shines light on child abuse

When someone dies, often their online identity dies as well. A new law in one state, however, is looking to change that.


Related Topix: Law, Peabody, KS

The News-Star

Ex-boyfriend arrested on rape, abuse chargesEx-boyfriend arrested on...

Ex-boyfriend arrested on rape, abuse charges Ex-boyfriend arrested on rape Check out this story on Christopher Porter, 27, of 325 Woodale Drive, Apartment 23, Monroe, was booked into Ouachita Correctional Center on forcible rape, domestic abuse battery, obstruction of justice and simple battery.


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Abuse alleged in RI over 1-year-old's injuries

A Westerly man has been accused of child abuse after a 1-year-old was taken to Hasbro Children's Hospital with serious head trauma.


Related Topix: Westerly, RI, Law