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  1. Esther Rantzen alongside NSPCC volunteers at the Basford tram stopRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Nottingham Evening Post

    The 76-year-old founded the charity, which has base in Old Basford, in 1986 after a helpline set up following a BBC TV programme she presented on child abuse was inundated with calls. To mark the charity's 30th anniversary, Dame Esther paid Nottingham a two-day visit as part of a UK tour.


  2. Mother of emaciated boy was overwhelmed, in crisis, attorney saysRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KSL-TV

    The attorney for a woman accused of locking her son in a bathroom as he wasted down to only 30 pounds says the mother's story is not what it appears, and he believes the boy's father was likely aware of what was happening. Defense attorney Edward Flint said Tuesday he has watched in shock as headlines about his client, Brandy K. Jaynes, 36, have spread worldwide, detailing allegations that the woman had locked her 12-year-old son in a bathroom for at least a year and starved him until he was emaciated.


  3. Felony Complaint released in case against Tuscumbia accused of abusing infantRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    We continue to gather new information on the arrest of a 22-year-old Tuscumbia man, accused of sexual torture and aggravated child abuse. On Tuesday, WHNT News 19 got a disturbing look at the official felony complaint filed in Colbert County District Court.


  4. Portland Mayor Calls Baby's Death "A Damnation of Our Response" to Untreated Mental IllnessRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Willamette Week

    On Jan. 9, Portland police found an infant and his homeless mother at a bus stop on the 9100 block of Southeast Powell Boulevard. Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler says the death of an infant found at a bus stop last week is "a damnation of our response" to untreated mental illness on the city's streets.


  5. NOPD: Uptown woman arrested after kicking boyfriend's face in front of policeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    ... is due back in court on Feb. 14, Valentine's Day. The report said police asked the boyfriend the standard domestic violence questions required by department policy, including whether the victim was concerned about being harmed again.


  6. Eddie Long And The Black Church's Legacy Of Child Sexual AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WCKX-FM Columbus

    ... they are worthless [a ] Folk need to hear the church say in a clear and unequivocal voice that sexual and domestic violence are not acceptable behaviors but they are lethal values. " However, in a world where Bishop Eddie Long can be accused of ...


  7. Uncle Of Orlando Shooter's Widow: 'I Know She's Innocent, I Raised Her'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sfist

    Noor Salman, the widow of Pulse nightclub mass-murderer Omar Mateen, appeared briefly in federal court in Oakland Tuesday morning facing charges that could potentially send her to prison for life. As the Chronicle reports , she was indicted by a grand jury in Orlando on Thursday and charged with providing material support to a terrorist organization and obstruction of justice - with the indictment just unsealed today.


  8. Labour and Tories unite to seek urgent talks with Jeremy Hunt on care crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

    LABOUR and the Tories united tonight in calling on the Government to address the growing crisis in social care funding. In a rare joint motion, they agreed that the leaders of both parties on the Council would seek urgent talks with Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt about the situation in Bradford.


  9. Highlights from around the Texas CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    A federal judge deciding whether Texas can block Planned Parenthood from receiving Medicaid dollars scolded attorneys Tuesday for rehashing the debate over secretly recorded videos that Republicans across the U.S. - Texas included - have used to try defunding the nation's largest abortion provider. "You can give me all this baloney you want," said U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks , who became visibly frustrated after a Planned Parenthood employee testified for an hour about discussing fetal tissue research on the videos, which were filmed and heavily edited by anti-abortion activists posing as founders of a fake biomedical startup.


  10. Nebraska committee advances 'Choose Life' license plate billRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Hastings Tribune

    Nebraska motorists could show opposition to abortion on their license plates under a bill headed to debate in the full Legislature.


  11. Oakland: Woman charged in abduction of 3-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    A woman with 11 felony convictions, including robbery, was charged Tuesday with child abuse and other counts in the Friday abduction of a 3-year-old boy, according to authorities and court records. The boy was found unharmed Saturday after an alert woman who had seen a media account of the abduction and an Amber alert, saw the van being sought and contacted police who stopped the vehicle and arrested the suspect, Tammy M. Martin, 48. Authorities said Martin has admitted her involvement in taking the child but said she never intended to keep him.


  12. Budget cut talks underway as Texas confronts cash crunchRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Proposed cutbacks to border security and no extra funding for public schools is how Texas lawmakers are starting to tackle a cash crunch caused by sagging oil prices. But Texas' embattled child welfare system would get a $260 million boost under spending plans released Tuesday by the House and Senate.


  13. Michigan teacher won t let studentswatch Trump inauguration speechRead the original story

    3 hrs ago |

    A teacher in Michigan reportedly will not allow his fourth-grade students to watch President-elect TrumpA s inauguration speech Friday. In an email to parents Monday, Brett Meteyer said he will let students watch TrumpA s inauguration ceremony, but will not show the speech because he fears what the 45th president could say.


  14. College football player with ties to Mid-Michigan dies in dorm roomRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WJRT

    A Mio man's confession in a deadly child abuse case was at the center of a court hearing in Midland County on Tuesday.


  15. Judge upholds termination of Denham Springs's former police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Nine months after he was fired from his job as Denham Springs police chief, Scott Jones's appeal of his termination was dismissed Tuesday. Chief District Court Judge Robert Morrison said the Denham Springs Civil Service Board had not acted arbitrarily in upholding the City Council's April 7 vote to fire Jones over the handling of a domestic abuse case involving a city councilman.


  16. Employer's letter shows how wide-reaching domestic abuse can beRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Metro UK News

    ... even though they say they aren't ready to do it themselves. 'Obviously, I didn't ask to be put in this domestic violence arena,' she said. 'It was thrust on me because of a man's actions. But Jack's death is not going to be in vain. I'm going to ...


  17. Dozens of jobs to go as prosecution service faces A 1.5m cutsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago |

    Scotland's prosecution service is set to axe dozens of jobs as it seeks to find 1.5 million of savings with further cuts also earmarked in some costs involved with evidence in trials. Bosses at the Crown Office have said they will seek to protect frontline legal posts from the cuts, with the reduction set to come from "natural turnA over" rather than compulsory redundances, MSPs were told yesterday.


  18. Confession can be used in Midland baby death caseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WJRT

    A Mio man's confession in a deadly child abuse case was at the center of a court hearing in Midland County on Tuesday. Forty-five-year-old Richard Watson is accused of causing the injuries that caused a girlfriend's 4-month-old baby to die in 2015.


  19. Philly teacher accused of abuse tells judge: 'I didn't do it'50 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    Kristen A. Graham covers the Philadelphia School District. She was part of a team that won the Pulitzer Prize for public service in 2012.


  20. Akron man wanted for shooting bystander in gunfight: Fugitive of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    ... records show. A separate warrant for his arrest was filed in December in connection with an unrelated domestic violence case. A 62-year-old man was injured in March 2016 when Terry and another man got into a shootout in the 300 block of Chittenden ...