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State lawmakers will soon return to the Pennsylvania Capitol with the state budget as the top order of business, accompanied by three marquee issues: liquor system privatization, public pension changes and transportation infrastructure funding.
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Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon says she has expanded her virtual legal clinic program to provide assistance to domestic violence victims in southern Illinois' Cairo Women's Shelter.
A mother and her boyfriend were charged Friday with abuse or neglect of a disabled child after a 9-month-old suffered facial burns.
A former Kennedy High School varsity football coach was being held Friday at County Jail after he was arrested on almost two dozen counts of child abuse.
AB230 was taken off a roster of bills to be voted upon Friday. The bill faced a midnight deadline to survive.
Domestic violence victims in Nevada will have a new tool to help them escape abusive relationships.
Eighteen-year-old Kaitlyn Hunt, charged with a crime for having sex with a 14-year-old girl, rejected a deal Friday that would have required her to plead guilty to child abuse, according to Hunt's attorney.
A man has been charged for the death of a 2-year-old boy, almost exactly one year after the crime allegedly occurred.
Gov. Terry Branstad has signed eight bills into law, including one that creates a less-adversarial approach to investigating reports of child abuse.
Florida child welfare officials have fired a child abuse investigator they say forged documents about substance abuse treatment for a mother six months before that she left her 11-month old baby in a sweltering car where he died.
In a fit of rage, a woman allegedly slammed a 2-year-old Columbia boy's head into a bathtub faucet while bathing him and then put him to sleep, police said Thursday.
The mother of an 8-year-old boy found not breathing in a Palmdale apartment was questioned by authorities Thursday.
The bill that advanced on Thursday focuses heavily on minors of both sexes who are coerced and sometimes forced into the sex trade.
A 2-year-old child is in critical condition Thursday after a 26-year-old man admitted to abusing him, police say.
Police said the allegation was being taken "extremely seriously" but A reassured parents there was no evidence of a child sex ring Det Supt Kevin Purcell said the allegation was being taken "extremely seriously" but A reassured parents there was no evidence of a child sex ring.
On Wednesday, May 22, a deputy with the Hernando County Sheriff's Office was called to Brooksville Elementary School at the request of the guidance counselor.
The Legislature's finance committee is set to consider provisions in Gov. Scott Walker's budget that would allow judges to order GPS monitoring as part of a restraining order.