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(credit: Chester Co DA)

DA: Convicted Child Abuser Will Spend Life In Prison And ‘Rest Of Eternity In Hell’

“It was the courage of one ten-year-old girl who started this investigation,” DA Tom Hogan added. “This is one of the most disturbing child abuse cases in the history of Chester County.”

03/05/2014

(Credit: District Attorney's Office Of Chester County)

Officials Add 5 Additional Juveniles To Child Sex Abuse Charges Against Former Prison Guard

Officials say a former prison guard charged with sexually abusing two girls is now facing charges involving five more juveniles.

07/31/2013

(credit: Chester County District Attorney’s Office)

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

(credit: CBS3)

During National Foster Care Month, City Launches Campaign Focusing On Fostering Of Older Youth

According to DHS, 34% of the 13,000 children in Pennsylvania who are in foster care are between 14 and 17 years old.

05/30/2013

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Philadelphia-Area Agencies Put Call Out For More Foster Parents

A change in the way that services are being dispensed to needy children in our area has resulted in the need for more foster parents in Philadelphia.

07/21/2011

(Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Philly Confab Aims To Help Foster Kids Get Through School

The meeting of welfare and education professionals was at the School District administration building, inasmuch as educators see the results.

01/31/2011

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