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1 hr ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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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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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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KSWO

Monument quilt to rape survivors to stop in Quapaw

The Monument Quilt will visit the Robert Whitebird Cultural Center on Aug. 13. The visit is taking place thanks to a partnership between the Quapaw Tribe's domestic violence program and the LEAD Agency.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Daily News Journal

Convicted child abuser faces murder charges after his daughter's death, autopsy

A man serving a 25-year sentence for child abuse was charged with first-degree murder after an autopsy revealed the beating he gave his infant daughter led to her death last year, according to a media release.

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Related Topix: Law, Prison, Ryan Lane, Rutherford County, TN, La Vergne, TN

Gawker

Two Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide at Washington State Cancer Center

According to police, a man shot and killed his wife , an employee of the Deaconess Hospital cancer center in Spokane, Wash., before turning the gun on himself early Tuesday.

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Independent Weekly

Woman indicted for manslaughter following 9-year-old son's death

A Durham County grand jury has issued indictments charging a Durham woman with manslaughter, felony child abuse and other misdemeanor charges in connection with the April 28, 2014, fatal shooting of her 9-year-old son, the Durham Police Department has announced.

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Related Topix: Durham County, NC, Durham, NC, Law, Violent Crime

Morecambe Visitor

More justice for domestic abuse victims

Figures released by the Crown Prosecution Service show that more domestic violence offenders were prosecuted and convicted in the North West than in any other region in England and Wales last year.

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NewsOne

Re: Police Charge Bianca Tanner's Boyfriend With Murder After Her Body Discovered in Woods

Home >> Crime >> Find Our Missing >> Charlotte Police Charge Bianca Tanner's Boyfriend With Murder After Her Body Discovered in Woods Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation's database.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Fast-acting first responders rescue child from hot car

The affidavit noted that the couple's initial response was that leaving the child in the car was a "momentary lapse in judgment."

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Ananova

Child Abuse Failures: Top Official Faces Grilling

The senior civil servant at the Home Office faces a grilling by MPs later about its handling of child abuse claims made over a 20-year period.

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WITN

Mother Pleads Guilty In Fatal DWI Case

Amber Sandvig Garris will spend between 12 and 17 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges in a DWI crash that killed her 6-year-old daughter.

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Hucknall and Bulwell Dispatch

Former police officer appears at Nottingham Crown Court charged with child abuse in Bulwell

A former police officer faces charges of child abuse in Bulwell against a girl as young as seven years old.

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Newsday

VIDEO: May announces child abuse reviews

Home Secretary Theresa May has appointed the head of the NSPCC, Peter Wanless, to lead an investigation into the handling of documents relating to claims of a paedophile ring at Westminster in the 1980s.

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