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NJ Man Sentenced For Showing Child Sex Abuse Online

Federal prosecutors say a 68-year-old southern New Jersey man who sexually abused a toddler and streamed footage of the assault online has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

12/21/2013

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Abbreviated Penn State Child Abuse Trial Hearing Centers On Defendant Representation

Judge Todd Hoover shut down the hearing after a few minutes, hearing no witnesses, instead entering into the record documents pertaining to former Penn State chief counsel Cynthia Baldwin.

12/17/2013

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Childhood Trauma A Predictor Of Adult Disease

A new study reveals that the more sexual trauma a girl experiences in childhood, the greater the chances of a chronic disease in adulthood.

12/03/2013

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Gloucester County Man Arrested For Alleged Sexual Abuse Of 2 Minors Now Facing Additional Charges

Forty-seven-year-old Scott J. Bicking was initially arrested in September on charges that he’d had inappropriate physical contact with two boys, ages 13 and 14, at The Pond Ice Arena in the Newark, which Bicking partially owns.

10/31/2013

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Chester County School Bus Driver Charged With Sexual Assault Of Juvenile

Police in West Goshen Township say that on April 3, 2013, they were notified of an alleged sexual assault that had occurred more than 10 years ago.

10/21/2013

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Former New Jersey Minister Gets 10 Years For Sex Assault

A former minister already serving time for having sex with an underage girl has been sentenced to 10 more years for having sex with her sister.

10/12/2013

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Cheltenham H.S. Athletic Trainer Sentenced For Molesting Girl

Ramon Cintron pleaded guilty to felony charges of institutional sexual assault and corruption of minors.

10/03/2013

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More Settlements Near In Penn State Abuse Talks

Negotiations between Penn State and young men who claim they were abused by Jerry Sandusky have begun to bear fruit, with lawyers involved saying there will be more announcements of settlements in the coming days.

08/20/2013

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Sandusky May Be Witness In His Fight For Pension

Jerry Sandusky might have to testify in person if he wants to win back the pension he earned during three decades at Penn State.

08/16/2013

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Ex-Dover Airman Charged With Raping 4-Year-Old Boy

Delaware State Police have charged a former airman at Dover Air Force Base with repeatedly sexually abusing a 4-year-old boy.

08/05/2013

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Local Legislator Renews Call For Expanded Responsibility Bill To Fight Abuse

The recent arrest in Montgomery County of a camp director for failing to report an alleged sexual assault involving a camper has a local state representative again calling for quick passage of his bill to better protect children.

08/05/2013

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Sandusky Scandal Costs For Penn State Close To $48M

Penn State’s bill to pay costs related to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal is nearing $48 million.

08/03/2013

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Abused Children More Likely To Be Suicidal Adults

Children who are victims of abuse are more likely to atttempt suicide as adults and those who are sexually abused may have triple the risk of others.

08/01/2013

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Day 2 Set In Hearing On Alleged Sandusky Cover-Up

Day two of a hearing on whether three former Penn State officials covered up an allegation in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal is expected to feature two more witnesses, a day after legendary coach Joe Paterno was said to be quietly critical of how university officials had handled it.

07/30/2013

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Penn State’s Jerry Sandusky Settlements Hit $60M So Far

A Penn State trustee says the tentative settlements reached by the university so far with men who claim to have been sexually abused by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky total about $60 million.

07/18/2013

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