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Child Abuse

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  • Grandmother of child who died of methadone intoxication sentenced to 40 years

    Grandmother of child who died of methadone intoxication sentenced to 40 years
    A Baltimore woman received a 40-year prison sentence Monday in the death of her 1-year-old grandson and abuse of her granddaughter after a judge said she rubbed methadone onto the children's gums before she put them to bed and headed off to a party.
  • Child abuse isn't just a celebrity problem [Commentary]

    Ray Rice is not the only NFL player currently dealing with a suspension. Unless you have been living under a rock, you have heard by now that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was indicted for child abuse after taking a switch to his 4-year-...

    SARC raises more than $85,000 from weekend events in Harford

    SARC raises more than $85,000 from weekend events in Harford
    SARC hosted its fifth annual Rising Above It Festival Weekend in Harford County to help raise awareness and crucial funds for the serious issues of domestic violence, sexual violence, child abuse and stalking. SARC, a non-profit in Harford County, has...

    What is and is not child abuse [Commentary]

    What is and is not child abuse [Commentary]
    My mother was a child abuser. I was, too. In fact, growing up, pretty much every parent I knew abused their kids. Or so many of Adrian Peterson's critics would have you believe. Mr. Peterson, a star of the Minnesota Vikings, was arrested recently for...

    NFL players are no role models [Letter]

    NFL players are no role models [Letter]
    As a retired speech professor who has taught many elements of argument for a very long time, maybe I can help you. I read your recent piece associating the NFL with a responsibility for disciplining players for activities that I don't believe have...