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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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Police: Father, Stepmother Kept 12-Year-Old Locked Up In Room For About 2 Months

A father and stepmother were arrested and charged with felony abuse of a 12-year-old in New Castle County.

11/29/2012

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Film On Male Survivors Of Child Sex Abuse To Be Screened

A documentary film on male survivors of child sexual abuse will be screened Wednesday at the Free Library of Philadelphia and the public is invited.

10/06/2012

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Montgomery County Teacher Charged With Failing To Report Alleged Rape Of Student

A Montgomery County teacher has been charged with failing to report suspected child abuse, a misdemeanor, after one of his students confided in him two years ago that she was date raped at Penn State’s Berks County campus in 2009.

10/04/2012

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Ex-PSU Exec: I Was Abused, Wouldn’t Turn Blind Eye

Graham Spanier says he wouldn’t have ignored child sexual-abuse complaints as Penn State’s president because he was beaten repeatedly as a child.

07/23/2012

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Children’s Hospital Finds Link Between Home Foreclosures and Child Abuse

The report in the journal “Pediatrics” found that hospital admissions for abuse injuries rose in direct relation to an area’s mortgage foreclosure rate.

07/17/2012

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Bridgeport Couple Accused Of Near Starvation Of Six-Year-Old Son Held For Trial

A Montgomery County judge ordered a Bridgeport couple held for trial on Thursday on all charges for nearly starving their 6-year-old son to death.

06/28/2012

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Head Of PA Association For Justice Calls On Corbett To Support Bill To Protect Child Abuse Victims

Kenneth Rothweiler is calling on Governor Corbett and state lawmakers to do the right thing and lift the statute of limitations on child abuse victims.

06/28/2012

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Montco Parents Charged With Near Starvation Of Six-Year-Old Son

Montgomery County authorities have charged a Bridgeport, Pa. couple with assault and endangerment for nearly starving their six-year-old son to death.

06/27/2012

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