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Barricaded suspect arrested by Boulder SWAT following domestic violence report
The suspect in a domestic-violence call was arrested Friday morning after refusing to come out of their residence, prompting the Boulder SWAT team to respond to the scene.
1 points by The Denver Post | Domestic violence Violence Violence against women Police SWAT Child abuse Crime
Editorial: State must protect its children
Last week, in Nashua, the mother of 3-year-old Brielle Gage was found guilty of beating her to death. In Manchester, another mother stands accused of murdering her 21-month-old daughter, Sadie Willott, who died of blunt impact head injuries. The state’s Division of Children, Youth and Families, char...
38 points by Concord Monitor | Child abuse Foster care Supreme Court of the United States Protection State supreme court Child protection United States Confidentiality
Metairie man accused of sexually abusing young girl
METAIRIE, La. (AP) - A 79-year-old Metairie man has been accused of repeatedly molesting a young girl several years ago. Citing an arrest report, Times-Picayune ( ) reports Jorge Medina was arrested Tuesday on an aggravated rape charge. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office investigators say Medina sexually abused a girl, ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Child abuse Rape Criminal law Psychological trauma Child sexual abuse Sexual abuse Abuse Jefferson Louisiana
Report says mother suspected abuse months before Las Vegas girl’s death
A 3-year-old Las Vegas girl may have been kicked to death by her mother’s boyfriend, according to an arrest report.
154 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Child abuse Physical abuse Blunt trauma Bruise Family Injuries Domestic violence Abuse
Mother of malnourished boy found dead in a closet pleads not guilty to murder
The mother of a malnourished 11-year-old boy who was found dead in the closet of an Echo Park home appeared in court Thursday wearing a suicide-prevention garment and pleaded not guilty to murder and child abuse charges. Veronica Aguilar, 39, was charged with one count each of murder and child...
48 points by Los Angeles Times | Abuse Police Los Angeles County California Sheriff Los Angeles Child abuse Physical abuse Los Angeles Police Department
Mother of boy dead in closet pleads not guilty to murder
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a severely malnourished 11-year-old boy found dead in a closet has pleaded not guilty in Los Angeles to charges of murder and child abuse. City News Service reports Veronica Aguilar remains jailed on $2 million bail after entering her pleas Thursday. The 39-year-old ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Physical abuse Report Child abuse Los Angeles County California The Los Angeles Times Psychological abuse Ventura County California Neglect
Adrian Peterson hasn’t learned a thing in 2 years since suspension
Adrian Peterson offered up his first long-form interview since his 2014 suspension for child-abuse charges, and it looks like the whole experience has taught the Vikings’ star running back who the real victim in this ordeal has been: Adrian Peterson. Speaking on “In Depth with Graham Bensinger,” Peterson revealed his feelings about his punishment, the sense...
56 points by New York Post | Judgment Corporal punishment in the home Psychological abuse Child abuse 2014 Winter Olympics Judge Graham Bensinger
Prep school abuse victims file complaints about psychologist
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Two victims of sexual abuse at the elite Rhode Island boarding school St. George's have filed complaints with state licensing officials about the school's former psychologist.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Child abuse Mental health professional Human sexual behavior Report Sexual intercourse Abuse Psychological trauma Complaint
Domestic abuse survivors in Ohio can now hide their voter information: Here's how
The Safe at Home Ohio program took effect Thursday, allowing survivors of domestic violence to hide their addresses as part of their voter information. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- As of Thursday, domestic abuse survivors in Ohio can now vote without having their address become public information. The Safe At Home program aims to protect Ohioans whose abusers might seek out their public information. Its launch comes a month before the deadline for voter registration for this year's presidential election. Since the bill passed in late May, a network of advocates across the state have prepared to enroll people quickly. "We're ready to go," said Nancy Neylon, executive director of the Ohio Domestic Violence Network. Neylon spoke in Cleveland Thursday, along with Ohio Secretary of State John Husted, state Rep. Mike Duffey, state Sen. Sandra Williams, and Linda Johanek, CEO of Cleveland's Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center. The secretary of state's office is partnering with 26 domestic violence facilities. By calling the office, a county board of elections or a local domestic abuse shelter, victims will be connected with advocates who can walk them through the program.  When domestic abuse victims leave their partners, the partners can stalk them, ignoring protective orders, Husted said. He said about 66,000 people statewide are in domestic violence shelters.   When voter information is entered into the Statewide Voter Registration Database, it becomes public information which an abuser could use to find their victim. "I believe what we're doing today will save lives," Duffey said, who co-sponsored the bill.  When the person enrolls in the Safe At Home Program, they're given a P.O. box which they can use as their address. The secretary of state's office would then forward the mail to the person's actual residence, according to the program's website. Also new, Duffey said, is that a victim can ask during a court hearing process to have the phone company isolate their number from a particular account to distance themselves from an abuser and keep them connected with friends and family. For more information, click here to visit the program's website, or call (216)391-HELP for the Cleveland Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center domestic violence hotline.
566 points by The Plain Dealer | Child abuse Abuse Psychological abuse Stalking Physical abuse Intimidation Domestic violence Violence
Adrian Peterson: Child abuse suspension was unfair
Two years after being suspended for an entire season, Adrian Peterson still isn’t over it.
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Prosecutors: Mom charged in girl's van death 'flight risk'
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - A mother charged after her 3-year-old daughter was found dead in a van in Durham remains behind bars after having her bond increased. Local media outlets report that 24-year-old Rocio Murillo-Estrada was charged Tuesday with involuntary manslaughter and felony child abuse or neglect in the death ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Child abuse Neglect North Carolina French Revolution Judge Mass media Death The Washington Times
Local groups bring grassroots child sexual abuse prevention campaign to Nevada
Though The Rape Crisis Center will continue to offer support for victims of sexual abuse, it wants to look at another frontier — preventing abuse altogether. To achieve that goal, it has partnered with Prevent Child Abuse Nevada to bring the Enough Abuse Campaign to Nevada.
42 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Child abuse Rape Human sexual behavior Psychological abuse Physical abuse Sexual abuse Prevention Abuse
Looking at Cosby's past for a pattern of drugging, sex abuse
They were models and aspiring actresses. One was a flight attendant. Another was a masseuse ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Rape Lawyer Sexual intercourse Human sexual behavior Criminal law Domestic violence Judge Child abuse
Ex-Bronx priest who said gays had to be 'celibate' molested a boy
Father Anthony Giuliano was serving as a pastor in a Dutchess County parish about 85 miles from Manhattan when the accusation was made on Aug. 16, decades after the incident allegedly occurred.
2908 points by Daily News | Rape Bishop Child sexual abuse Catholic Church Sexual abuse Roman Catholic Church New York Child abuse
Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott cleared in domestic violence case
Ezekiel Elliott will begin his Cowboys rookie season without the threat of domestic violence charges hanging over him.
32 points by Daily News | Jerry Jones Domestic violence Columbus Ohio Child abuse Fort Worth Texas Ohio State University Physical abuse Violence
NYC foster mom got more money by saying molested kid 'acted up'
New court papers suggest red flags about the foster mom went unnoticed — enabling severe mistreatment.
255 points by Daily News | Abuse Child abuse Psychological manipulation Bullying Foster care Victimisation Physical abuse Psychological abuse
Jonathan P. Baird: The gun-control victory that went unnoticed
In recent years, gun-control advocates have had precious little to cheer about. Victories have been exceedingly rare.So it is important to acknowledge a real win when it happens. Back in June, at the end of the U.S. Supreme Court’s term, the court issued a decision that limited domestic violence ab...
17 points by Concord Monitor | Supreme Court of the United States Abuse Bald Eagle Child abuse Domestic violence Assault United States Physical abuse
State data: Substantiated child abuse claims rose in 2015
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - New state data shows there were more than 4,200 substantiated child abuse claims last year, an increase of 863 from the year before.
-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Child abuse Report Neglect State Pennsylvania Sovereign state Human sexual behavior United States
Pervy ex-cop gets three years for molesting girl
A former NYPD cop was sentenced to three years in prison for repeatedly sexually molesting a friend's young daughter.
652 points by Daily News | Child abuse Child sexual abuse Sexual abuse Rape Supreme Court of the United States Domestic violence Crime Jury
Creep ex-cop gets light sentence for molesting 10-year-old girl
A Brooklyn judge on Wednesday handed down a wrist-slap sentence of just three years to an unrepentant ex-cop convicted of molesting a young girl for years — and then freed him on bail pending his appeal — as his now 21-year-old victim sobbed in the gallery. Despite a heart-wrenching statement in court from the victim,...
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Cop helps nab man who molested her as a child nearly 2 decades later
Years after a man started sexually abusing an 8-year-old, the girl-turned-police-officer listened as he was sentenced to life in prison for her abuse.
233 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Child abuse Waco Texas Police Psychological trauma Rape Sexual abuse Waco Tribune-Herald Waco Siege
Lawmakers mull options for DCYF abuse, neglect reports
Lawmakers are considering giving more options to child protection workers when they respond to reports of abuse and neglect. The change would let the state set up an option for abuses that don’t meet the threshold to take to court, but are still worrisome.Under the change, the Division for Children,...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Abuse Child abuse Legislatures Neglect Call option Legislature Childhood State
Parolee banned from subway cuffed for rubbing up on woman in NYC
Parolee, 56, who spent more than three decades in prison for a 1977 murder and barred from using the subway system is behind bars again.
-1 points by Daily News | Coney Island New York City Criminal law Manhattan Prison New York City Subway Corrections Child abuse
The Latest: Freeh says conviction confirms earlier findings
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the conviction of former Penn State president Graham Spanier (all times local):
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Pennsylvania Rape Child sexual abuse Dauphin County Pennsylvania Harrisburg Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State University Child abuse Sexual abuse
Ex-Penn State president convicted over child-sex scandal
Jurors found Graham Spanier guilty of one misdemeanor count of child endangerment over his handling of a complaint against ex-coach Jerry Sandusky.
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Sexual abuse Child sexual abuse Penn State Nittany Lions football Pennsylvania State University Child abuse Joe Paterno Domestic violence Rape
PSU's Spanier guilty of single count of child endangerment
UPDATE: Former Penn State president Graham Spanier has been found guilty of one count of felony child endangerment. Check back for further updates.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Penn State Nittany Lions football Pennsylvania State University Sexual abuse Child sexual abuse Child abuse Joe Paterno Human sexual behavior Jury
2 years after Detroit siblings found in freezer, abused kids have hope
The oldest, now 19, plans to attend college in the fall, court records show. Her 10-year-old brother has been adopted.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Prison 2016 Child abuse Family 2015 Refrigerator Martin Luther King Jr. Child
'Wife beating is not a matter of 'differences of opinion'': Domestic violence groups blast Oberweis
For a man intelligent enough to amass a fortune in business, state Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) can display a head-shaking lack of common sense and courtesy. You may have heard by now how ice-cream magnate Oberweis compared "wife beating" and "wage theft" to "differences of opinion." It probably...
7 points by Chicago Tribune | Domestic violence Violence Violence against women Child abuse Wife Husband
Woman accused of fleeing with her children to Mexico now in custody
A woman who fled to Mexico in January with her three small children in tow was in the Harris County Jail Thursday where she has been charged with aggravated kidnapping.
2 points by The Houston Chronicle | United States Mexico Gulf of Mexico Child abuse Crime United States Marshals Service Family Houston
Police: Boy, 4, in critical condition was kept in locked room
A 23-year-old mother was arrested and a warrant is being sought for a 34-year-old man after Battle Creek police said they began a child neglect investigation.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Foster care Calhoun County Michigan Child abuse Kalamazoo Michigan Battle Creek Michigan Criminal Investigation Department Detective Police
Middle River woman charged with child abuse after video goes viral
A Middle River woman was arrested and charged Tuesday with child abuse and assault after a video that Baltimore County police say appears to show her apparently striking two young children went viral on social media last week.Rachel Marie Pietro, 26, of the first block of Cool Breeze Drive, faces...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Psychosis Violence Baltimore County Maryland Shirt Collar The Child Domestic violence Child abuse
Ex-Solebury School student sues school, alleging abuse
A woman who claims she was sexually abused by her gym teacher at the Solebury School filed suit against the Bucks County boarding school and also plans to cooperate with prosecutors, her attorneys said Friday.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Child abuse Pleading Law Bullying Bucks County Pennsylvania Jury Human rights Victim
CU hires lawyers to investigate Joe Tumpkin response
The University of Colorado has hired two lawyers who specialize in institutional response to sexual violence and gender-based harassment to investigate how campus leaders handled domestic violence allegations against a former assistant football coach.
2 points by The Denver Post | Baylor University Domestic violence Violence against women University of Colorado at Boulder University Child abuse Violence Abuse
Testimony alleges years of sex abuse by MSU doctor
Dr. Larry Nassar is being sued by more than three dozen women and under investigation by MSU in at least 60 cases        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Michigan State University Child abuse Human sexual behavior Sexual intercourse Rape Domestic violence Psychological trauma Sexual abuse
Memphis man convicted in death of 3-year-old son
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A Memphis man has been convicted of killing his 3-year-old son in 2015. News media report that a Shelby County jury on Friday found Terry Patterson guilty of second-degree murder, aggravated child abuse, voluntary manslaughter, aggravated child neglect and aggravated child endangerment. Family members said Patterson ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Child abuse Manslaughter Neglect Murder Crimes Criminal law Common law Memphis Tennessee
S. Jersey Christian preschool teacher's aide suspended over allegations of sex abuse

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | New Jersey Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Burlington County New Jersey Child abuse Lutheranism United Church of Christ Sexual abuse Evangelical Church in Germany
Akron man who raped children, gave them STDs sentenced to life in prison
Delacey Walters, 27, will not be eligible for parole for 45 years, a news release from the Summit County Prosecutor's Office says. AKRON, Ohio - An Akron man who was found guilty last month of raping three children was sentenced Thursday to life in prison. Delacey WaltersSummit County Jail  Delacey Walters, 27, was sentenced in Summit County Common Pleas Court and will not be eligible for parole for 45 years, the Summit County Prosecutor's Office said in a news release. Walters was convicted Jan. 31 of nine counts of rape of a child under 10 years old and five counts of gross sexual imposition. Walters sexually abused three girls - a 2-year-old and two 8-year-olds - between October and December 2015, police said. The abuse took place while the girls' mother was at work. The children reported the sexual abuse to their father, who alerted police. Doctors discovered that Walters gave all three girls sexually transmitted diseases, prosecutors said. Walters lied to investigators and tried to hide the results of his medical tests from police, the release states. Walters has two previous felony convictions. He spent two years behind bars after hitting a Akron police cruiser during a 2012 chase, records show. He was also convicted of aggravated assault in 2007. If you'd like to comment on this post, please visit the crime and courts comments section. 
15 points by The Plain Dealer | Criminal law Rape Crime Assault Child abuse Felony Human sexual behavior Domestic violence
ICE detains woman seeking domestic abuse protection at Texas courthouse
A hearing in the El Paso County went from ordinary to "unprecedented" last week when half a dozen Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents showed up at a courthouse where an undocumented woman was seeking a protective order against the boyfriend she accused of abusing her.
117 points by The Houston Chronicle | Crime Child abuse Domestic violence Abuse Psychological abuse Physical abuse Criminal law Violence
Man wanted for allegedly sexually abusing 13-year-old Harris County girl
Authorities are on the hunt for a 41-year-old man accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl for nearly 20 months, authorities said Thursday.
5 points by The Houston Chronicle | Child abuse Domestic violence Terrorism Torture Family Psychological trauma Violence Suffering
CU chancellor Phil DiStefano says he wasn’t required to report domestic violence allegations against Joe Tumpkin
University of Colorado Chancellor Phil DiStefano said Thursday he decided not to report domestic violence allegations against an assistant football coach because he didn't believe he had to, based on his reading of university policy.
1 points by The Denver Post | Domestic violence Violence Violence against women Child abuse University Decision theory Report Policy
Danish man charged with ordering rape of 346 children in ‘historic’ livestream sex abuse case
A 70-year-old Danish man has been charged with ordering numerous child rape and sex abuse livestreams from third-world countries, where each assault usually cost the predator no more than $40. Read Full Article at
13 points by Russia Today | Child sexual abuse Child abuse Human sexual behavior Rape Sexual intercourse Sexual abuse Domestic violence Child pornography
Philippines: Sins of the Father
101 East investigates sexual misconduct inside the most powerful institution in the Philippines - the Catholic Church.
6 points by Al Jazeera English | Asia Child abuse Philippines Southeast Asia First Nations Sexuality Abuse Auction
Adrian Peterson continues to throw himself at Giants
Peterson can’t stop pitching himself to the Giants.
1475 points by Daily News | Physical abuse American football Child abuse American football positions Psychological abuse Jerry Rice Minnesota Vikings Canadian football
Australia's Catholic Church paid $213 million in abuse compensation, costs
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's Catholic Church has paid A$276 million ($213 million) in compensation to thousands of child abuse victims since 1980, a government inquiry heard on Thursday -- the first time the total compensation paid by the church's schools, orphanages and residences has been revealed.
96 points by Reuters | Abuse Reuters Thomson Reuters Child abuse Psychological abuse Government Royal Commission Physical abuse
Immigration agents detain domestic-abuse victim in court
Six federal immigration agents went to the El Paso County Courthouse last week and arrested an undocumented woman who had just received a pr...       
681 points by USA Today | Child abuse Abuse Psychological abuse Intimidation Physical abuse U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Domestic violence Violence
As Vatican tribunal hears archbishop's accuser, Catholics show support
They are to hear testimony from a former altar boy who says Anthony Apuron molested him.       
20 points by USA Today | Bishop Rape Catholic Church Sexual abuse Child abuse Child sexual abuse Catholic sex abuse cases Pope John Paul II
‘Forced to strip & pole dance’: New details emerge of sadistic abuses at elite German military base
Female soldiers have been routinely forced to strip and pole dance as part of humiliating “recruitment tests” and “training sessions” at the notorious military base in southern Germany, according to a new internal report obtained by German media. Read Full Article at
1891 points by Russia Today | Military Armed forces Soldier Abuse Military base Bullying Child abuse Navy
First Sandusky and now his son accused of sexual abuse: Coincidence?

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Child abuse Abuse Bullying Child sexual abuse Psychological abuse Sexual abuse Human sexual behavior Psychological trauma
UK charity preventing pedophiles from abusing faces closure (RT VIDEO EXCLUSIVE)
Jack Dawson was a teenager when he realized he was attracted to young boys. His fantasies led him to seriously self-harm. Read Full Article at
-2 points by Russia Today | Child sexual abuse Child pornography Pedophilia Pornography Sexual abuse Child abuse Sexual arousal Sexual attraction
$9 million cut from domestic violence programs, Rauner administration blames 'confusion'
Illinois officials waited more than five months to alert dozens of domestic violence programs that their funding had been eliminated, an omission that has forced layoffs and other cuts at some facilities, according to interviews and documents reviewed by The Associated Press.No one knows — or is...
341 points by Chicago Tribune | Domestic violence Violence against women Violence Child abuse