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Child Abuse

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Father Arrested, Charged With Assaulting 5-Month-Old

Police say the father of a 5-month-old infant was arrested and charged after the bay was found to have multiple injuries.

06/25/2013

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Pa. Legislators Move To Tighten Child Abuse Laws in Wake of Sandusky Scandal

Rep. Scott Petri (R-Bucks County) is the sponsor of one the bills that got committee approval, a measure providing a definition of child abuse.

06/11/2013

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A Special Summer Garden Tour

While Spring seems full of garden tours, I’m happy to say there’s one coming up just as Summer gets underway, featuring four unique private gardens in the Upper Perkiomen Valley.

06/10/2013

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Coatesville, Pa. Man Charged With Sex Assaults On 2 Children

Authorities say 60-year-old Leroy Mitchell was originally arrested May 31st for sexually assaulting a girl when she was nine years old. Now, charges have been filed in connection with a second alleged victim.

06/04/2013

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Pa. Senate Passes 2 Bills To Prevent Child Abuse By Teachers

The state Senate has sent the House a pair of bills designed to protect school children from misconduct and sexual abuse by teachers.

06/04/2013

New Jersey Couple Indicted In Young Daughter’s Death

Prosecutors say a Trenton couple has been indicted on murder and child endangerment charges in the death of their 5-year-old daughter last year.

05/04/2013

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Army Couple Charged With Abusing Adopted Children Free On Bail

John and Carolyn Jackson of Mount Holly appeared in federal court Thursday in Newark. They were ordered to have no contact with children.

05/02/2013

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New Jersey Couple Indicted On Charges Of ‘Unimaginable Cruelty’ Toward Adopted Children

A United States Army major and his wife are facing charges for the alleged abuse of their three adopted children, including one who died in May 2008.

04/30/2013

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A Camden, NJ Hospital Places Visual Reminders Against Child Abuse

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and officials at Cooper University Hospital in Camden are working to make sure the public knows what to look for.

04/08/2013

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Philadelphia Children’s Alliance Uses Social Media To Battle Abuse

The Philadelphia Children’s Alliance is launching a month-long social media campaign during Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month in April.

04/03/2013

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Local Non-Profit Hosting Fundraiser To Raise Money For Sexually Abused Children

A Philadelphia non-profit organization helping children who have been sexually abused is holding its annual Bear Affair fundraiser.

03/31/2013

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Newark Father, Stepmother Indicted For Child Abuse

A Newark couple was indicted on Wednesday for charges relating to the abuse and neglect of their 12-year-old son.

03/20/2013

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NJ Supreme Court Says Taking Illegal Drugs While Pregnant Isn’t Child Abuse

The New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled that taking illegal, addictive drugs during pregnancy is not a form of child abuse.

02/06/2013

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Allentown Substitute Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting 9-Year-Old Boy

Michael James Agrippine, a 47-year-old from Coopersburg, is accused of sexually assaulting the boy, who is a student at Union Terrace Elementary School.

01/23/2013

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Man Arrested For Sexual Contact With 9-Year-Old Boy

New Castle County police have arrested a 20-year-old man for inappropriately touching a young boy.

12/02/2012

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