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1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

UMS trustees address proposed policy on sex crimes, domestic violence

A proposed University of Maine System policy will redefine terms such as dating violence, sexual harassment and consent to a sexual act, if the board of trustees approves it in November.

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Related Topix: Law, Maine, University of Maine

Fri Aug 29, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

OKC Police: Man On Drugs Arrested On Warrant For Child Abuse

Oklahoma City police arrested a man wanted for sexually abusing a child, after officers responded to the report of the man being on drugs.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK, Law, Oklahoma County, OK

WFIE-TV Evansville

Severely malnourished 1-year-old twins taken to Kosair; mother charged with abuse

A woman will be arraigned Tuesday on charges of child abuse after her twin 1-year-olds were found severely malnourished and neglected, according to a release from the Commonwealth Attorney's office.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Eddy County sheriff's deputy arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

Carlsbad >> An Eddy County Sheriff's deputy was arrested Wednesday night stemming from a domestic violence incident earlier this month.

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Doncaster Free Press

Labour leader Ed Miliband speaks out on Rotherham abuse scandal

Doncaster North MP Ed Miliband is calling for the people in 'positions of responsibilty' while 1,400 children were abused in Rotherham to be held to account.

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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

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

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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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

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