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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

(Victims and advocates appear before a Pennsylvania House committee on Monday. Credit: Tony Romeo)

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

(Philadelpia police commissioner Charles Ramsey, far left, DA Seth Williams, at lectern, and mayor Michael Nutter, third from left, were among the city officials at today's press conference.   Credit: Mike Dunn)

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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Upper Dublin Mom Admits Abusing Adopted Daughter

Theresa McNulty pleaded guilty to endangering the welfare of a child and simple assault, charges that carry a maximum sentence of five to ten years behind bars.

10/12/2011

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Funeral Services Held For 3-Year-Old Victim Of Alleged Abuse

Funeral services were held Saturday morning for a little boy who police say was tortured daily by his godmother and her boyfriend in West Philadelphia.

07/16/2011

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Archdiocese Trains Clergy And Staff To Spot And Report Child Abuse

Up to 25-thousand people will receive up to three hours of training to learn how to identify mental, sexual, physical and verbal abuse of children and how to properly report it under the law.

06/29/2011

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Office Of Delaware Pediatrician Convicted Of Sexual Abuse To Be Demolished

The company that owns the medical offices of a Delaware pediatrician convicted of sexually abusing young patients plans to demolish the buildings.

06/25/2011

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Philadelphia Council Members Approve New Safeguards For Children Placed Into Foster Care

City Council has approved new safeguards for families of children placed into Philadelphia’s foster care system, including requirements for reporting abuse.

06/12/2011

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New Castle County Mother Charged With Felony Assault, Child Endangerment

New Castle County Police have arrested and charged a woman with several counts of child endangerment after she allegedly beat her children with an extension cord.

05/09/2011

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