Child Abuse

(Chad Wilcox is led from court after being sentenced to 40-80 years in prison for third-degree murder, robbery, and burglary.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Pa. Man Gets Decades in Prison After Guilty Plea in a Craigslist Murder

Chad Wilcox, 29, pleaded guilty in Montgomery County Court to robbing and killing a Norristown man he’d met through a sex ad on the commerce web site “Craigslist.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/11/2015

(credit: Montgomery County District Attorney's Office)

Man Accused Of Fracturing Infant’s Skull In Montgomery County

Officials say their investigation began earlier this month when the baby was treated at Einstein Medical Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for skull, arm and leg fractures.

04/24/2015

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Royersford Man Charged With Videotaping Children in Bathroom

According to court documents, the images showed the victims undressed, showering, or using the toilet, often with the camera placed to get specific and close-up shots.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/23/2015

(Nyia Parler.)

Woman Heading Back to Phila. To Face Charges of Abandoning Disabled Son

A spokesman for the Montgomery County, Md., state’s attorney’s office says 41-year-old Nyia Parler waived her extradition hearing and was being processed for return to Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/21/2015

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Staff At One Local Hospital Undergo Training To Detect Suspected Child Abuse

For more than a decade, doctors and nurses and staff at St. Christopher’s have been trained in detecting potential cases of abuse and neglect.

04/18/2015

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Delco Pair Charged in Fatal Abuse of Woman’s Toddler Son

Officials say two-year-old Mason Hunt had been beaten and pinched, at least 120 times, on the head, body, and in the groin.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/17/2015

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Police: Pa. Mother Faked Cancer During Child Abuse Investigation

Ashley Reichard, 26,was charged Wednesday for her abusing her 11 month-old daughter and lying to investigators about having ovarian cancer, according to court documents obtained by Eyewitness News.

03/26/2015

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Chesco Man Gets Long Prison Term For Decades-Old Child Abuse

Lawrence Carroll, 46, of Devon, Pa., was charged a year ago with abusing a child between 1990 and 1995 inside a home he owned in Tredyffrin Township.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/19/2015

(credit: Ocean Co. Prosecutor's Office)

Ocean County Woman Arrested For Allegedly Beating 4-Year-Old Child

Rodriguez-Morales was arrested and charged with 3rd Degree Aggravated Assault and Title 9 Child Abuse.

02/25/2015

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Rich Zeoli Talks To State Senator Jake Corman About NCAA/Penn State Settlement

Rich Zeoli talked with State Senator Jake Corman on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the settlement reached between the NCAA and Penn State that alleviated some of the sanctions against the school and restored the wins taken away from football coach Joe Paterno.

01/16/2015

(Scotty McMillan.  Photo from Chester County DA's office)

Chester County DA Will Ask for Death Penalty in Murder of 3-Year-Old Boy

Gary Fellenbaum and Jillian Tate appeared in court to plead not guilty to first-degree murder and related offenses.

12/31/2014

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Cursing Is Still Child Abuse In New Jersey

A 70-year-old law makes it illegal in New Jersey to use “profane, indecent or obscene language” around a minor in that adult’s care, but that may change.

12/25/2014

(Some equipment used by the Gloucester Township police department for today's exercise.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Surprisingly Timely, A Child-Abduction Exercise Is Held in Gloucester County, NJ

In the training scenario set up in conjunction with the New Jersey State Police and the FBI, a ten-year-old girl is missing, last seen talking to a man in a nearby park.

11/06/2014

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Mission Kids Child Advocacy Center Marks 5th Anniversary In Montgomery County

Among the highlights of the Center’s first five years: decreasing the trauma for over 1,900 Montgomery County children and their families during investigation of abuse cases and relocating the facility to a larger space in order to accommodate the increasing number of cases and services provided.

10/29/2014

(Garnet Valley Middle School.  File photo)

Delco Schoolteacher Charged With Sexual Contact With Former Student, 15

Physical education teacher William Barber, 38, is charged with having sex with the fifteen-year-old girl inside his office on September 12th.

09/23/2014

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