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Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey. (Credit: Leigh Vogel/Getty Images)

Local Senator Takes On Elder Abuse Issue

The number of elder abuse cases is increasing and one of Pennsylvania’s US Senators wants to do something about it.

02/01/2014

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Convicted Child Rapist Gets 20 Years In Prison

A Millsboro man has received a two decade prison sentence for raping a young victim.

01/28/2014

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Philadelphia Children’s Alliance To Hold Annual Fundraiser Next Week

A Philadelphia non-profit that provides a safe place for child sex abuse victims to access law enforcement is having its annual fundraiser next week.

11/03/2013

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UPDATE: Woman Confesses To Cutting Off 8-Week-Old Puppy’s Ears

Thanks to the hard work of Delaware County SPCA Humane Investigators Bill Vernon and Ron Riggle, the person responsible for cutting the ears of Pit Bull puppy dubbed as “Van Gogh” has confessed to the horrible act of animal cruelty.

10/18/2013

(Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse after being sentenced in his child sex abuse case.  Credit:  Patrick Smith/ Getty Images)

Penn State’s Sandusky Scandal Tab Crosses $50M

Penn State’s costs related to the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal have crossed $50 million.

10/15/2013

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Point Breeze Couple Found Guilty Of Third Degree Murder In Death Of 6-Year-Old Son

A judge rejects prosecution arguments for first degree murder verdicts, instead finding a Point Breeze couple guilty of third degree murder in the horrific abuse death of their son.

09/27/2013

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Bullying At Work

Anyone who’s ever worked with a bully knows how awful it can be. Is verbal abuse on the job illegal? And what can you do about it?

09/16/2013

(Gov. Chris Christie, in file photo.  Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/ Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Has Absolute Confidence In Rutgers Leader

Gov. Christie said he doesn’t want to micromanage the university and won’t weigh in on whether incoming athletic director Julie Hermann should start at the school as scheduled on June 17.

05/28/2013

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Incoming Rutgers AD Has No Plans To Resign

Julie Hermann has not considered resigning as Rutgers’ incoming athletic director following reports that 16 years ago she humiliated and emotionally abused players while coaching Tennessee’s women’s volleyball team

05/27/2013

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Christie Wants To Talk With Rutgers About New Athletic Director

Christie spokesman Michael Drewniak says the governor is aware of the report about Julie Hermann in the Star-Ledger of Newark, but wants to get more details before commenting.

05/26/2013

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Report: New Controversy At Scandal-Scarred Rutgers

The woman hired to clean up Rutgers’ scandal-scarred athletic program quit as Tennessee’s women’s volleyball coach 16 years ago after her players submitted a letter complaining she ruled through humiliation, fear and emotional abuse, The Star-Ledger reported Saturday night on its website.

05/26/2013

Linda Ann Weston

Sister Of Tacony ‘Basement Of Horror’ Mastermind Seeks Justice After Daughter’s Alleged Abuse

Vicky Weston says when she gave up custody of her daughter Beatrice to her sister Linda Ann Weston, she had no idea she was handing her over to a woman Vicky now calls “the devil”.

10/20/2011

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Officials, Parents Speak Out Against Recent Teen Mob Attacks In Philadelphia

Parents packed a Point Breeze recreational center Thursday night to voice their own frustrations about what to do about teen mobs.

08/18/2011

New Jersey Man Gets 30 Years For Fatally Beating Young Boy

A southern New Jersey man who beat his girlfriend’s young son to death two years ago has been sentenced to 30 years in state prison.

05/01/2011

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Former Cop Gets Long Sentence For Sexually Abusing Young Woman

A military veteran, karate instructor and a “self-described” legend in the Philadelphia police department has been sentenced to up to 35 years in prison for repeatedly sexually assaulting one of his young martial arts students for most of a decade.

03/26/2011

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