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2 hrs ago | Witney Gazette

'Appalling' domestic abuse statistics

Numbers supplied in a new report also reveal that 1,916 children across Oxfordshire were subject to two or more incidents in the 2013/14 year.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WFMZ

Lehigh County District Attorney's Office expands Domestic Violence Unit

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.

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KMBC-TV

Charges filed in chase, shooting that killed 5-year-old girl

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.

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Related Topix: Atchison, KS, Leavenworth County, KS, Law

Myrtle Beach Online

Ex-Redskin wanted in domestic violence assault

District of Columbia Police said Wednesday they are searching for the 28-year-old Davis, who lives in Leesburg, Virginia.

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KETV-TV

VA detective faces domestic violence charge

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.

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WFIE-TV Evansville

Babysitter arrested for child abuse in Perry County

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.

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Enfield Independent

A teacher who sexually abused a "vulnerable" 13-year-old boy has been jailed for 12 years.

Andrew Adams, 68, pleaded guilty to charges of buggery and indecent assault against a pupil at Highgate Wood School at Wood Green Crown Court on Friday.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

KFMB-TV San Diego

Father of teen found with gun at school pleads guilty to charges

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.

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Denver Post

Denver cop and wife plead not guilty to charges stemming from drunken brawl

Denver police officer Jeremy Ownbey and his wife, Jamie Ownbey, wait at the Arapahoe County Justice Center for their arraignments, July 22, 2014.

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WECT-TV Wilmington

Pender County couple arrested on child abuse charges

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.

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CBC News

Sherbrooke couple charged in child abuse case

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.

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Thorne Today

Extended range of domestic abuse services launched in Doncaster

Doncaster Council in partnership with Riverside ECHG and Foundation have officially launched the borough's extended range of services aimed at tackling domestic abuse.

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Droitwich Advertiser

New charity launched for domestic violence victims in Worcestershire

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.

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CBS 3 Springfield

Cleveland Mom facing charges for leaving kids alone, who then started fire

Karla Fitzpatrick is now charged with child endangering for what happened near 40th and Woodland in Cleveland with her kids home alone.

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Related Topix: Law, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KOAT-TV

Child beaten to death: Man pleads guilty to abuse

PLEADED GUILTY TO ABUSING A 3-YEAR-OLD, WHO LATER DIED. LELAND VALDEZ WAS KILLED IN 2011.

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Patch.com

Dad Who Claimed He Beat Toddler to 'Make Her Gay' Sentenced in Horrific Murder

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.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Mother charged with child abuse after she bound her teenage son

A Battle Creek mother is charged with child abuse after police said she bound her 13-year-old son's wrists at home.

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Anson Record

Anson woman charged with child abuse

A Wadesboro woman has been arrested and charged with child abuse after her two children were found walking along a road south of Wadesboro.

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KTVK Phoenix

Woman pleads not guilty in 2-year-old's death

A Phoenix woman who helped run a childcare business has pleaded not guilty in the 2012 death of a young girl.

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This is Wiltshire

Jailed: Melksham paedophile with 63 hours of sick films showing child abuse

A Melksham man who had more than two-and-a-half days worth of films of children being abused stored on his laptop has been jailed for 28 months.

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