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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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Penn State Donates $1.1 Million Of Football Revenue To Center For Child Abuse Research & Treatment

Seeking to make amends for the Penn State child sex abuse scandal, the university said it has given more than $1.1 million in football bowl revenues to its new center for child abuse research and treatment.

05/02/2012

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Nonprofit Organization Aims To Bring Attention To Child Abuse

PatchesKids.org is a non-profit that provides Patches the bear to young children to help them better express emotion. Because April is child abuse awareness month, the group decided to do something even bigger.

04/14/2012

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Montco Officials Stress Need For Vigilance To Prevent Child Abuse

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and officials in Montgomery County, Pa. say the community really needs to step up to make sure our children are safe.

04/09/2012

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Child Molestation Trial Ordered For Former Montco Middle School Teacher

Five teenage boys came forward to testify during a preliminary hearing for former Colonial Middle School teacher William Schellinger.

02/13/2012

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Hockey Coach Charged With Child Molestation in Philadelphia Found Dead In Cell

Guards found 49-year-old Ivan Pravilov, who ran camps for young hockey players in the US, unresponsive in his cell.

02/10/2012

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Upper Dublin Mom Headed To Jail For Abusing Adoptive Daughter

A Montgomery County mother is headed to county prison for at least eight months after admitting that she caused injuries to the young daughter she adopted from Russia when the girl was three-years-old.

02/03/2012

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Philadelphia Couple Held For Trial In Torture Death Of 3-Year-Old Boy

Witnesses have detailed the horrific murder of a three-year-old Philadelphia boy who was beaten, burned, and tortured for months before he died last summer.

01/04/2012

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New Initiative in Philadelphia Requires DHS Workers To Explain Abuse To Kids

A new Philadelphia ordinance that went into effect January 1st provides an added layer of protection for the city’s most vulnerable children.

01/01/2012

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Push For Child Sex Abuse Bills In Harrisburg

In the wake of the Penn State scandal, child abuse victims and victim advocates shared their stories before a gathering of state lawmakers on Monday, continuing their push for child predator legislation.

12/06/2011

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Philadelphia Officials Urge Public To Make a Call If Child Endangerment Suspected

City and social service agency officials are imploring the public to take a more proactive role in reporting child abuse and neglect.

11/22/2011

Stigall Show Log 11.22.11

Chris reviews the Congressional Deficit Supercommittee’s failure to reach a deal to reduce the deficit. He talks to former FBI Agent Jeff Lanza about the appointment of former FBI Director Louie Freeh being appointed to investigate the Penn State sexual abuse scandal, and John O’Hurley about hosting the Philadelphia Dog Show

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–11/22/2011

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Father of Starved Girl, 2 Others Sentenced In 2006 Case

The father of Danieal Kelly has been sentenced to prison along with two social workers for their roles in the starvation death of the disabled Philadelphia teen in 2006.

10/20/2011

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