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4 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

Farmington 18-year-old charged with aggravated assault, child abuse after road rage drive-by shooting

An 18-year-old Farmington man was arrested Wednesday evening after a road rage incident that started at Piedra Vista High School led to a drive-by shooting at 30th Street and Butler Avenue, police said.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Law, Farmington, NM

4 hrs ago | Marietta Times

Kanawha prosecutor barred from child abuse cases

The action comes after Circuit Judge Duke Bloom disqualified prosecutor Mark Plants and his staff from handling such cases.

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7 hrs ago | CBS Local

20-Year-Old Man Charged In Girlfriend's Murder, Also Accused Of Child Abuse

A 20-year-old man will be arraigned in 36th District Court Friday morning, charged in the death of a Detroit mom earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Law, Detroit, MI

10 hrs ago | MLive.com

Former Mecosta County township officials plead no contest to sex assault, child abuse

Jack Bark, 71, and Cathleen Martin, 48, entered pleas Wednesday, April 23, in Mecosta County Circuit Court.

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14 hrs ago | WFNT-AM Burton

Group Charged with Child Abuse After Viral Video Back in Court

Three individuals charged with child abuse after beating an 11-year-old and posting the video on Facebook were back in court Wednesday afternoon.

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18 hrs ago | Channel3000

Judge to hear arguments in abortion lawsuit

A Dane County judge is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit challenging a 2012 law that sets out conditions for abortions.

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22 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

New indictments in Elmore Co. child sex abuse case

Suspects in one of the largest child sex abuse cases in Elmore County history are being indicted by an Elmore County Grand Jury.

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Related Topix: Elmore County, AL, Law

Wed Apr 23, 2014

KRQE Albuquerque

APD works to seal up cracks for child abuse cases

Albuquerque police is working hard to make sure child abuse cases don't fall through the cracks by ensuring officers get crucial information when responding to calls and they may use technology to speed up the process.

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Related Topix: Law, US Governors, Susana Martinez

Hernando Today

Brooksville man arrested on child abuse charges, deputies say

BROOKSVILLE – A Brooksville man was arrested on child abuse charges Tuesday after causing significant injuries to a child he was caring for, deputies said.

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Related Topix: Brooksville, FL, Law, Hernando County, FL

KTVK Phoenix

6 fired for closing Arizona child abuse reports

The head of Arizona's new child welfare agency says he fired five senior employees who orchestrated a plan that led to more than 6,500 abuse and neglect cases being closed without investigations.

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Related Topix: Law, US Governors, Jan Brewer

Examiner.com

Domestic violence shelter in NYC first to welcome families and their pets

Sadly, pets are not exempt from domestic violence . Abusers even use them as a means to prevent victims from leaving, out of fear their pets will be hurt or killed if they're left alone with the abuser.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Police failed too many victims of abuse...we had to change

I WALKED into a door. I was playing netball and a ball hit me in the face. She hit me first and I was just protecting myself.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Norwalk Citizen News

Rally against child abuse scheduled at Capitol

The Arkansas Department of Human Services ' Division of Children and Family Service is to join child advocates, parents, judges, children, and others in a rally at the state Capitol against child abuse.

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Related Topix: Law, Little Rock, AR

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Palladium-Item

Man who made machine guns sentenced to 10 years

A Indiana man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on federal firearms charges stemming from a 2011 raid in which police found about 175 firearms and more than 59,000 rounds of ammunition , U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Prison, Hendricks County, IN, Law

KTUL-TV Tulsa

Oklahoma Senate passes domestic violence measure

The Senate voted 47-0 for the measure Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Mary Fallin's desk to be signed into law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Law, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Dothan Police arrest woman in child abuse case

Police arrested Camille Fields on Monday after they received information that she was abusing her child, a juvenile under the age of ten.

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Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Legislature argues DCF budget after child deaths MIAMI a " In the wake...

In the wake of dozens of child abuse-related deaths, Florida lawmakers are considering a bill that would add 400 new child protective investigators, but critics worry it overlooks funding to treat mental health and substance abuse problems that are at the root of most child deaths.

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Related Topix: Law, Rick Scott, US Governors, Charlie Crist

Bradenton.com

IG: Feds didn't pass polygraph evidence of child abuse to investigators

In other cases, the National Reconnaissance Office delayed reporting criminal admissions obtained during security clearance polygraphs, possibly jeopardizing evidence in investigations or even the safety of children, according to the inspector general report released Tuesday , almost two years after McClatchy's reporting raised similar concerns.

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Basingstoke Gazette

Police start to reveal past details of new partners

HAMPSHIRE police have had 16 requests from people trying to find out if their partner has a history of domestic violence since the launch of a new scheme last month.

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RecordNET

Stockton man faces child abuse charges

A Stockton man accused of critically injuring his 11-month-old foster daughter appeared in San Joaquin County Superior Court on Monday.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA, Law, San Joaquin County, CA, Criminal Defense Law

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