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Child Abuse

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  • L.A. County chooses Sanders to lead child welfare reform campaign

    L.A. County chooses Sanders to lead child welfare reform campaign
    Los Angeles County's new Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Protection selected David Sanders to lead its far-reaching effort to reform programs for the county's abused and neglected children. Sanders was elected chairman at the commission's first...
  • Mom in Florida cyber bullying case is charged with child abuse

    The mother of one of the girls charged in the Florida case of cyber bullying has been arrested on charges of abusing children, the Polk County Sheriff's Office announced Friday. Vivian Vosburg, the mother of one of the girls, has been taken into custody...
  • Mariska Hargitay Helps Survivors of Rape and Violence Find Hope

    Mariska Hargitay's fictional life on "Law & Order: Special Victms Unit" inspired her to launch the very real Joyful Heart Foundation. The mission of the foundation, launched in 2004, is to heal, educate and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Mariella Furrer

     
    "When I was about 5 years old, I was sexually abused by a stranger. I don’t think at that age I really understood what it was that had happened to me, but somehow I knew it was wrong, and I felt to blame for letting the man touch me. The molestation...
  • Chicago Archdiocese releases documents of priest abuse complaints

    Thousands of pages of secret church documents released Tuesday as part of a court settlement provide an unprecedented look at how the Archdiocese of Chicago for years failed to protect children from abusive priests. The documents provide new details and...
  • Bail set for stepmother of Florida cyber bullying suspect

    A Florida judge on Saturday morning set the bond at $300,000 for the stepmother of one of the girls charged in the case of online bullying, according to officials at the Polk County Sheriff's Office. Vivian Vosburg appeared in court at the central...
  • Father fights back against bullying after son's suicide

    Father fights back against bullying after son's suicide
    An Illinois dad got the call on Thursday that no parent ever wants to receive. Brad Lewis' ex-wife was on the phone: Their 15-year-old son had shot himself in the chest. In the note Jordan Lewis left behind, he laid blame on bullying. Although...
  • Deputies: Woman stalked, extorted victims with phony child abuse reports

    Deputies: Woman stalked, extorted victims with phony child abuse reports
    After receiving complaints from folks who reported that Tawny Lynn Blazejowski had been stalking them, the Sheriff's Special Victim’s Section began a complex investigation over the past year into these allegations, according to a news release from...
  • George Zimmerman trial: Defendant 'profiled Trayvon as a criminal' prosecutor claims

    George Zimmerman trial: Defendant 'profiled Trayvon as a criminal' prosecutor claims
    SANFORD - Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman spotted an innocent teenager and assumed he was about to commit a crime so he followed him, murdered him then made up a series of lies hoping to avoid arrest, a prosecutor told jurors Thursday. "He...
  • Artwork Display Raises Awareness of Child Abuse in Alaska

    Artwork Display Raises Awareness of Child Abuse in Alaska
    A display at the Sears Mall in Anchorage represents the shocking statistic of how many children have been brought to Alaska CARES (Child Abuse Response and Evaluation Services) for an evaluation of physical or sexual abuse in 2012. The artwork display...
  • Delay in report of sex abuse at Edison

    Delay in report of sex abuse at Edison
    SOUTH BEND -- Four days. That's how long it took for police to be notified after South Bend school board Vice President Bill Sniadecki told Superintendent Carole Schmidt of the alleged sexual abuse of a special-needs student at Edison Intermediate Center...
  • Police, DCS agree: If Tramelle calls came today, outcome may still be the same

    Police, DCS agree: If Tramelle calls came today, outcome may still be the same
    SOUTH BEND -- The anonymous caller who tried to find help for the children trapped in their lingering nightmare at 1130 W. Washington St. called the centralized Department of Child Services hot line the night of May 27, 2011. Apparently watching for the...