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23 min ago | KOB-TV New Mexico

Dad accused of child abuse in Las Cruces area

A man is accused of negligent child abuse after three of his children were found wandering around a Mesilla Park neighborhood unattended for several hours.

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Related Topix: Law, Las Cruces, NM, Mesilla Park, NM, Dona Ana County, NM

23 min ago | Examiner.com

SPCA to offer free shelter for pets of domestic violence victims

Victims of domestic abuse may have one less reason not to leave their batterers thanks to a new initiative between the Nassau County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and The Safe Center LI which provides shelter to humans.

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3 hrs ago | CBS News

No bond for former athlete accused of child abuse

A Gwinnett County Judge denied bond to a former Georgia Tech football star and his wife charged with felony child cruelty and false imprisonment.

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7 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Alleged child abuse case postponed

A couple accused of child abuse and assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm appeared in the Benoni Magistrate's Court on Friday.

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11 hrs ago | Hillingdon Times

Clegg backs head of 'abuse' probe

Baroness Butler-Sloss is the right person to lead the inquiry into "revolting" allegations of child abuse and a subsequent cover-up by establishment figures, Nick Clegg has insisted.

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14 hrs ago | MLive.com

Two arraigned on torture, child abuse charges in Grand Traverse

Two Northern Michigan residents have been arraigned on charges of torture and first-degree child abuse of a young girl.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

ABC News

Two men charged with child pornography offences on Coffs Coast

Two men were this week arrested and charged with possession of child abuse material, one in Coffs Harbour and another in Mullaway.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Panel reviewing child abuse deaths to begin hiring staff to analyze cases

A volunteer panel charged with reviewing the deaths and near-deaths of abused or neglected children hopes to hire a lawyer by August and additional staff by fall to analyze hundreds of social worker case files.

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Related Topix: Law, US Governors, Steve Beshear

KSL-TV

Utahn accused of killing 6 in Texas has history of violence

A man accused of forcing his way into his former sister-in-law's Texas home and killing six people was a northern Utah resident who has a history of domestic violence problems.

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Related Topix: Spring, TX, Violent Crime, Law

Burnley Citizen

Child abuse probe - must be thorough', say East Lancs MPs

EAST Lancashire MPs have called for investigations into possible child abuse by senior politicians in the 1980s to be swift and thorough.

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

CNN

'Talladega Nights' actor arrested for domestic violence

"Talladega Nights" actor Luke Bigham, 20, has been arrested on charges of domestic violence harassment after a fight between him and his mother, Lorrie Crumley, on July 8. According to Lt.

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Related Topix: Law, Alabama, Criminal Defense Law

Oxford Times

MP Blackwood calls for transparency in child abuse inquiry

COUNCILS must provide any relevant information into a wide-ranging Government inquiry into the sexual abuse of children, Nicola Blackwood told Home Secretary Theresa May in the Commons.

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Gazette-news.co.uk

"I Was raped every day for a year but I am no longer a victim, I am a survivor."

During an exclusive interview, one brave mum-of-two, from Essex, has spoken about her horrific experience in an attempt to save others.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

KRQE Albuquerque

Las Cruces woman accused in infant daughtera s death

Las Cruces police say 33-year-old Annette Smith is being held on suspicion of intentional child abuse resulting in death and tampering with evidence.

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The Modesto Bee

California teachers to attest to reporting abuse

The legislation, AB2560, by Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla, D-Concord, was drafted in response to troubling cases involving child abuse in California schools.

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Related Topix: Law, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Concord, CA, Diablo, CA, Education Etc.

Sentinel & Enterprise

Union chief: Morale remains low at DCF

While saying relations with the new Department of Children and Families commissioner are an improvement over her predecessor, the president of the union representing social workers told a legislative panel the agency is still struggling with high caseloads and low morale.

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Related Topix: Law, Fitchburg, MA, Natick, MA, Pittsfield, MA

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Two Arrested on Child Abuse Related Charges

Police say a man in Franklin is accused of beating up a toddler, and the child's mother is also in jail for failing to report it.

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WISN-TV

Second woman faces charges in child abuse case

THAN $200 BECAUSE IT IS STILL A MISDEMEANOR. BEATEN AND BURNED. TONIGHT, A SECOND WOMAN IS FACING CHARGES IN THE DISTURBING CASE OF ABUSE OF A THREE-YEAR OLD BOY.

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Related Topix: Law, Milwaukee County, WI, West Allis, WI

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Va. cities investigate few child abuse complaints

An analysis of records by The Virginian-Pilot shows that city agencies statewide investigated 17 percent of 467,445 complaints received between June 2009 and September 2013.

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Nursery World

Covering up child abuse should be a criminal offence, NSPCC says

The charity's chief executive Peter Wanless, who is leading a review into how the Home Office handled historical allegations of child abuse, wants covering up of abuse to made a criminal offence.

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