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3 hrs ago | The Times

Domestic violence fight takes a blow

Last week's surprising announcement that Providence House will shutter its domestic violence and safe house program here serves as a serious wake-up call to the whole of northwest Louisiana of how underserved the issue of domestic violence is for a region of our population.

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Related Topix: Law, Non-Profit, Shreveport, LA, Bossier City, LA, Ruston, LA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WTLV

Death sentence upheld in child murder case

The conviction and death sentence of a man accused of killing a 2-year-old in 1992 was recently upheld by the Florida Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WUSA-TV Washington

Parents charged with murder, abuse in girl's death

The parents of a 21-month-old girl have been indicted on charges related to her death, according to State's Attorney for Frederick County, Frankie Williams, along with his wife, was indicted on Friday in the death of his 21-month-old daughter Anayah Williams.

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Related Topix: Frederick, MD, Law

CBS Local

Adams County Deputy Accused Of Sex Assault On Child Formally Charged

An Adams County sheriff's deputy arrested on child abuse charges appeared in court on Tuesday to be formally charged.

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Related Topix: Law

Eastern Wake News

Court documents show domestic violence preceded Wendell shooting

Last week's shooting in Wendell, which left Latonya Holden hospitalized, her parents dead and her husband jailed on murder charges offered support to research that suggests victims of domestic violence are in the most danger in the first three months to a year after they try to leave an abusive relationship.

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Related Topix: Law, Wendell, NC, Wake County, NC, Johnston County, NC

EDGE

Ohio Man Sentenced to 30 Months for Trying to 'Push the Gay' Out of Brother

A judge sentenced an Ohio man, who was in charge of taking care of his younger disabled brother, with two-and-a-half years in prison Monday after threatening to castrate and "beat the gay" out of his sibling, the Lancaster Eagle Gazette reports.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Law

This is Local London

Lib Dems 'unaware of Smith abuse'

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has again insisted the Liberal Democrats had no knowledge of the child abuse scandal involving the party's former MP Sir Cyril Smith.

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Related Topix: Law

KFVS12

Mom of emaciated 3-year-old sentenced to 15 years

A 28-year-old southwest Missouri woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for her role in a child abuse case that left her daughter severely underweight and fighting for her life.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Law

Science Daily

Domestic abuse linked to mental health problems in new mothers

Domestic abuse is closely linked to postpartum mental health problems, including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, in mothers, new research confirms.

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Related Topix: Law, North Carolina State University

This is Wiltshire

Abuse victims can avoid benefits cap

SWINDON Women's Aid has welcomed a change in the law meaning the refuge will now be exempt from the benefits cap.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

KTAR

Tempe mom accused of child abuse; Left baby in car

A woman is accused of child abuse after going grocery shopping in Tempe and allegedly leaving her infant son inside a hot car for nearly 41 minutes.

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Related Topix: Law

The Gaston Gazette

Man accused of slapping teen charged with child abuse

Police were alerted Thursday when a woman brought her 13-year-old daughter to CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia.

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Related Topix: Law

CNN

Flavor Flav pleads guilty to domestic violence charges, avoids trial

Flavor Flav poses at his Flavor Flav House of Flavor Take Out Restaurant on March 14, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Related Topix: Flavor of Love, Law, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Las Vegas, NV, Rap, Public Enemy, Black Entertainment

Fox 23

2 Tulsa women sentenced to life for child's death

Two Tulsa women have been formally sentenced to life in prison for murder and neglect of a 19-month-old boy.

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Related Topix: Law

Post and Courier

Charleston County sheriff's deputies arrest woman accused of stabbing boyfriend during argument

Tameka Lynette Harley, 31, of Chestnut Avenue in Charleston, is charged with criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature in connection with a stabbing on March 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Charleston County, SC, Charleston, SC, Criminal Defense Law, Law

BBC News

Ex-policeman jailed over child abuse

A former policeman who sexually abused four girls and two boys over a 25-year period been jailed for 11 years.

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Related Topix: Law

Burnley Citizen

East Lancs priests back child abuse scandal crackdown

EAST Lancashire priests have said that there will be no 'hiding place' for the 'wicked and wrong' abusers of children in the Catholic Church.

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Related Topix: Law, Pope Benedict XVI, Religion, Roman Catholic Church, Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, World News,

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The News-Gazette

Sandusky penalty paying for agencies that protect children

Mary Bunyard, retired Champaign police detective, is the new forensic investigator hired by Children's Advocacy Center using money from the Sandusky settlement with the Big Ten.

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Related Topix: Champaign, IL, Law, Champaign County, IL

Yahoo!

Priest on multiple child sex charges

A 79-year-old man has been charged over alleged incidents involving children dating back to the 1960s while he was a Catholic priest.

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Related Topix: Law

Sunday Herald

Seven new child abuse claims against Cyril Smith

SEVEN people have come forward with claims they were sexually abused at a residential school linked to the late MP Sir Cyril Smith.

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Related Topix: Law

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