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20 min ago | Bournemouth Echo
A MAN who confessed to downloading indecent images of children as part of a failed suicide bid has been sentenced to a community order.
A prominent criminal defense attorney is raising concerns about a Missouri ballot measure that would allow allegations of past wrongdoing to be used against people facing child sex abuse charges.
The Clark County district attorney's office has charged a 22-year-old woman with involuntary manslaughter after a rollover crash killed one child and injured five others.
"They told me that they found a baby out of the garbage can," she said. "I don't even talk, I just shocked."
Foster parents in Pueblo who were arrested in a child abuse case are now suspects in the toddler's death, police said.
A Spartanburg man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for physically abusing a nearly 2-year-old girl.
Two defendants were sentenced and two pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O'Connor earlier this week.
Van Buren County authorities have arrested a mother and her boyfriend in connection to the abuse of her 11-year-old son.
JURORS IN THE trial of alleged abductor Christina Regusters were visibly shaken yesterday when shown graphic images of the alleged victim's horrific injuries.
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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.
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.
"These findings suggest that marijuana use is predictive of lower levels of aggression towards one's partner in the following year."
Manitoba RCMP spokeswoman Tara Seel says Mounties received a tip about child abuse in the Parkland area earlier this month.
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.
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.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 05:54 am
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