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News on Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

Dallas County Will Help Pay for a Gun Surrender Program for Domestic Violence Offenders

Earlier this year, Judge Roberto Canas initiated a countywide program to increase gun surrenders from domestic abusers.

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Related Topix: Law, Dallas County, TX, Dallas, TX

7 hrs ago | The Dam Station

Mom Charged With DUI, Leaving Child Home Alone

Nebraska authorities say a Papillion mother faces a felony child abuse charge for leaving her toddler home alone while she was out drinking.

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Related Topix: Papillion, NE, Law, Sarpy County, NE

11 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

Amanda Butts convicted in fatal drugging of toddler

One other abuse charge was dropped, along with a count of illegally serving narcotics to a minor.

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Related Topix: Trempealeau County, WI, Law, Drugs

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KNIN-TV Boise

9 boys pulled from polygamous home in Idaho

A polygamous man who oversaw an Idaho home where nine boys were sent on repentance missions by Warren Jeffs has pleaded guilty to three counts of child abuse.

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Related Topix: FLDS, Religion, Law, Pocatello, ID

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Milwaukee man convicted of running sex trafficking...

One of the state's witnesses was a girl who moved in with Weatherall 3 years ago when she was 15. She said she gave him all the money she made from prostitution and strip club dancing -- and she helped him recruit others for prostitution.

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Denver Post

Denver woman charged with child abuse resulting in injury

Jaime Johnson faces a charge of child abuse resulting in serious bodily injury, the Denver District Attorney's Office said in a news release Thursday.

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The York Daily Record

Mom won't be charged in school confrontation

Prosecutors said Thursday they will not file charges against a Northern California mother accused of grabbing the throat of a 12-year-old boy she suspected of bullying her daughter.

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WXOW-TV La Crosse

Advocates outline plan to combat domestic violence

Agencies who work with domestic abuse victims in Wisconsin say nearly $20 million in new funding is needed to support core services in the next six years.

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The Republic

Man, woman accused of torturing 11-year-old boy

Authorities say a man and his mother used plumber's tape to keep an 11-year-old boy restrained for several hours at a time at a home in southwestern Michigan.

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Related Topix: Van Buren County, MI, Law, South Haven, MI

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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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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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

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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Related Topix: Pueblo, CO, Law

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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Related Topix: Law, Van Buren County, MI

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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Related Topix: Law, Criminal Defense Law

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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Related Topix: Montgomery County, TN, Law

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