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9 min ago | KRQE Albuquerque

Court reverses conviction for 2005 child abuse

The state Supreme Court has reversed the child abuse conviction of a Las Cruces man for allegedly causing severe brain injuries to his 2-month-old nephew in 2005.


Related Topix: Law

4 hrs ago | Denver Westword

Mark Beluscak, Busted for Child Abuse, Is Latest Denver Cop in Trouble

As we've reported, at least seven Denver police officers have gotten into trouble in 2014, with offenses ranging from departmental violations to alleged assaults, prostitute-solicitation and more; see our previous coverage below.


Related Topix: Law, Cell Phones, Electronics

8 hrs ago |

Domestic abuse law plan backed by Bolton women's refuge Fortalice

Home secretary Theresa May headed a consultation yesterday to adjust current domestic abuse laws by adding a new offence to include men who bully and cause psychological harm to their partners.


Related Topix: Law

12 hrs ago | Republican Journal

Police arrest Searsmont man shot by trooper last fall

The Searsmont man who was shot and wounded in the hand in 2013 was arrested again by police after being involved in a domestic violence incident.


Related Topix: Searsmont, ME, Law, Waldo County, ME

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KCDZ 107.7 FM

Two Arrests for Felony Domestic Violence in Twentynine Palms

An argument between a Twentynine Palms man and his wife resulted in the arrest of the man, accused of felony spouse abuse.


Related Topix: Twentynine Palms, CA, Law

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Man accused of brutal child abuse has long drug-related criminal history

Court documents reveal a long criminal history for the man accused of abusing his 5-year-old child.


Related Topix: Law, Criminal Defense Law, Baton Rouge, LA

WFTV Orlando

Orange County woman accused of killing daughter indicted on murder charge

The Orange County woman accused of killing her daughter and lying to investigators was indicted on first-degree murder and child abuse charges on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Law

Jury finds DeAndre Moore guilty of domestic abuse battery

A jury of seven women and five men deliberated for more than two and a half hours Tuesday before finding DeAndre Moore guilty of domestic abuse battery.


Related Topix: Law

San Jose Mercury News

Video: Sausalito chase triggers multi-vehicle accident, pedestrian pinned but unhurt

Several people were hurt in a police pursuit in Sausalito Tuesday that left one person pinned against a building and involved a wild foot chase.


Related Topix: Sausalito, CA, Law, Science / Technology

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Daycare Provider Faces Child Abuse Charges

A Sioux Falls home daycare provider is facing felony charges for allegedly shaking and injuring a four-month-old baby.


Related Topix: Law, Sioux Falls, SD

BBC News

New domestic abuse law considered

Home Secretary Theresa May is consulting on creating the offence in England and Wales as part of attempts to improve police performance.


Related Topix: Law, Criminal Defense Law, Prison

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Hallam FM

Bullying Partners Could Face Five Years In Jail

The legislation is aimed at protecting victims whose partners threaten them with violence, cut them off from friends or rufuse them access to money.


Related Topix: Law

Chico Enterprise-Record

Stepdaughter of Glenn County DA-elect places him on citizen's arrest

WILLOWS >> Police arrested Glenn County District Attorney-elect Dwayne Stewart on allegations of child abuse brought on by his stepdaughter, according to authorities.


Related Topix: Glenn County, CA, Willows, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Battle Creek Enquirer

B.C. man charged with murder in baby death

The day after she buried her baby, Billy Joe Smith watched as her former boyfriend was charged with the child's murder.


Related Topix: Battle Creek, MI, Law

Washington Examiner

Va. mom pleads guilty in child tattooing case

A Campbell County woman has been sentenced on charges of trying to remove tattoos from her two daughters with a razor blade.


Related Topix: Campbell County, TN, Law

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Rocky Mount Man Found Guilty of Child Abuse

Update: Shaquille Hancock has been found guilty of child abuse and endangerment through negligence, not intentionally.


Related Topix: Law, Rocky Mount, VA, Franklin County, VA

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Iowa man charged with domestic abuse battery, false imprisonment

A 41-year-old Iowa man has been arrested on charges of domestic abuse battery and false imprisonment, authorities said.


Related Topix: Law

Kid's father's fiancee arrested for child abuse

On August 14, deputies from the Taft Substation were dispatched to investigate a report of physical child abuse that had occurred in the Ford City area of Taft.


Related Topix: Law

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KTVK Phoenix

Phoenix grandma, daughter accused of abusing girls

A woman is accused of child abuse for allegedly spanking her two grandchildren with a belt in front of the children's mother, who also has been arrested.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Law

DCF was warned before boy was mauled to death by father's dogs

Three years before Javon Dade Jr. was mauled to death by his father’s dogs, state child protection workers were warned about “the smell and danger” of the six “untrained dogs” living in an apartment with Javon’s family.


Related Topix: Miami Dade County, FL, Law