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The Lehigh County District Attorney's Domestic Violence Unit has been expanded and the processing of domestic abuse cases through the court system has been changed to strengthen prosecutors' and the court's response to domestic violence cases, according to a Wednesday news release from District Attorney James B. Martin.
Prosecutors have filed six criminal charges against an Atchison man in connection with a chase and shooting that left a 5-year-old girl dead.
District of Columbia Police said Wednesday they are searching for the 28-year-old Davis, who lives in Leesburg, Virginia.
Clay Baker is on paid leave, facing charges in Sarpy County for an alleged assault in May. He's accused of attacking a woman he knows.
Tell City Police say the Perry County Department of Child Services received an investigation on July 15 involving a child under the age of 14 being a possible victim of child abuse.
A man whose 14-year-old son brought his father's gun to Hilltop High School in Chula Vista pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of felony child abuse, possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of ammunition by a felon.
Denver police officer Jeremy Ownbey and his wife, Jamie Ownbey, wait at the Arapahoe County Justice Center for their arraignments, July 22, 2014.
According to officials, Robert Anthony Edwards, 21, and Mackenzie Chantel Koenig, 19, were taken into custody after authorities investigated an incident involving felony child abuse of Edwards' one-year-old daughter.
The 34-year-old man and 27-year-old woman cannot be identified under the provincial Youth Protection Act because it could identify the children.
Doncaster Council in partnership with Riverside ECHG and Foundation have officially launched the borough's extended range of services aimed at tackling domestic abuse.
The charity has evolved from a self-help group founded in 2010. Its members were made up solely of women survivors of domestic abuse who had completed a series of recovery programmes and who wanted to raise funds for other women to access similar services in the county.
PLEADED GUILTY TO ABUSING A 3-YEAR-OLD, WHO LATER DIED. LELAND VALDEZ WAS KILLED IN 2011.
A 23-year-old Michigan man, whose own attorney said he was "deranged," could spend up to 40 years in prison for beating his 2-year-old daughter to death in an attempt to "toughen her up" and "make her gay" so she would avoid men like him.
A Battle Creek mother is charged with child abuse after police said she bound her 13-year-old son's wrists at home.
A Wadesboro woman has been arrested and charged with child abuse after her two children were found walking along a road south of Wadesboro.
A Phoenix woman who helped run a childcare business has pleaded not guilty in the 2012 death of a young girl.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:12 am
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