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Officials urge reporting of suspected child abuse

Posted: Saturday, November 29, 2014 2:00 am

Officials urge reporting of suspected child abuse

By Danielle E. Gaines News-Post Staff

The Frederick News-Post


Over the past year, Frederick County… Continue reading

Student portal to provide self-harm solace

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  • Woman serving life in child molestation case could receive new trial

    Rebecca Wiggins


    MARIETTA — A woman serving a life sentence after allowing her 7-year-old niece to be raped by a Cobb County man for money may be back in the courtroom.

    Rebecca Wiggins was convicted by a jury in August 2011… Continue reading

    New hearing set in old child abuse homicide case

    A 5th District Court judge has scheduled a Jan. 16 evidentiary hearing in a child abuse homicide case to get proceedings “off center” and moving nearly six and a half years after the charge was filed.

    The… Continue reading

    Child Abuse prevention center seeks 100 difference makers

    Posted: Friday, November 28, 2014 5:03 pm

    Updated: 5:05 pm, Fri Nov 28, 2014.

    Child Abuse prevention center seeks 100 difference makers

    Helping children who have been abused is a blessing… Continue reading

    Local Child Advocacy Center Says Communities “Shy Away” from Child Abuse

    WINCHESTER, Va. – Child abuse can take on many forms – physical, sexual, emotional, all of them leaving scars. But for advocates against child abuse, one of the biggest challenges they face is silence.

    “Because of our subject matter,… Continue reading

    Chambersburg man sentenced to maximum of six years for attempted child …

    CHAMBERSBURG GT;GT; A Chambersburg man who pleaded guilty to the attempted molestation of a 13-year-old girl will spend between a year and a half and six years at a state correction facility.

    John Jason Bright, 49, was sentenced to prison,… Continue reading

    Akron man, 83, accused of downloading child pornography

    TALLMADGE, Ohio — An 83-year-old man is accused of downloading “a lot” of child pornography from his Akron home, police said.

    Charles A. Mellinger of Akron faces five second-degree felony counts of pandering sexually oriented material involving children in Stow… Continue reading

    Man wanted for child abuse, trafficking marijuana – WXIA

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    Calls for new law to ‘call child pornography what it is’ – child abuse

    TWO MEMBERS OF the Oireachtas are leading a call for a new bill against sexual offences to change all references to “child pornography” to “child abuse material.”

    Yesterday’s announcement of the 2014 Sexual Offences Bill includes offences against organising, producing,… Continue reading

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