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20 min ago | Bournemouth Echo

Community order for man who downloaded child abuse images

A MAN who confessed to downloading indecent images of children as part of a failed suicide bid has been sentenced to a community order.

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4 hrs ago | Key 103

Shaun Wright 'Should Face Criminal Probe'

Police Commissioner Shaun Wright should face a criminal investigation over the Rotherham child abuse scandal, a Labour MP has said.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KFVS12

Lawyer criticizes Missouri child abuse proposal

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.

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KVBC-TV Las Vegas

News Alert: Driver arrested in connection to fatal I-15 rollover accident

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.

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WAFF-TV Huntsville

Baby in critical condition after being left in trash can

"They told me that they found a baby out of the garbage can," she said. "I don't even talk, I just shocked."

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Denver Post

Pueblo foster parents suspects in fatal child abuse case

Foster parents in Pueblo who were arrested in a child abuse case are now suspects in the toddler's death, police said.

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Post and Courier

Man sentenced to 20 years for abusing Upstate girl

A Spartanburg man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for physically abusing a nearly 2-year-old girl.

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Peak Of Ohio

Local man sentenced on domestic violence, theft charges

Two defendants were sentenced and two pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O'Connor earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Law, Logan County, OH, Russells Point, OH, Bellefontaine, OH

Detroit Free Press

Michigan mom, boyfriend arrested for child abuse

Van Buren County authorities have arrested a mother and her boyfriend in connection to the abuse of her 11-year-old son.

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Philly.com

Doctor details kidnapped girl's injuries from alleged sex assault

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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The Leaf-Chronicle

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 theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/1pfG9eS A Montgomery County jury deliberated for less than an hour before finding Savannah Humphrey, 25, guilty of abusing her 3-month-old cousin.

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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.

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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."

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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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Switched

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.

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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.

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WBTV

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.

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

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