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Staff WriterChild abuse cases in Northern Michigan are growing. The latest data released for confirmed child abuse cases in Emmet and Charlevoix counties shows steady increases in overall child abuse and neglect cases during the recession. But, while those...
Long before they sat down to write books, Charles Falco and George Rowe sold drugs and used them, raising hell as poor white guys in the desert small towns and exurban fringes of Southern California. They roamed with "tweakers" (meth addicts) and...
An Elkhart County mother will have to wait even longer to see the man charged with abusing her daughter brought to justice. Tyler Beathea appeared in a court today for a pretrial conference, but no decisions were made. Beathea's defense attorney...
Tags: Prisons, Abusive Behavior
L.A. NOWTimes reporter Garrett Therolf will join L.A. Now Live at 9 a.m. to discuss a county report on Los Angeles County's child protective agency, which depicts a stifling bureaucracy and inept workforce combining to allow children to remain in unsafe......
A bill that would enhance penalties for adults who physically attack and/or harm minors unanimously passed the Pennsylvania House of Representatives this week. House Bill 350 was authored by state Rep. Todd Rock, R-Franklin. The measure was drafted by...
A Bunker Hill, W.Va., man faces life in prison after a jury Wednesday found him guilty of four felony counts of child abuse resulting in bodily injury, Berkeley County Prosecuting Attorney Pamela Games-Neely said. Nathan Allen Snyder, 29, and his wife,...
Tags: Punishment, Crime, Law and Justice, Trials, Shootings, Prisons
Child abuse; it’s the elephant in the room that few of us want to talk about. But its presence has made itself known in the Valley this week in big ways, through two high-profile convictions and a reallocation of local resources from a longtime...
In middle school, my daughter had a friend who'd spent most of her life in foster care. During the next few years, the girl would pass through almost a dozen foster families, group homes and probation camps. She had a habit of running away when she felt...
A Severn father was found guilty of child neglect on Wednesday, but was acquitted of the most serious charge facing him — child abuse — in a case that stemmed from his 5-year-old son losing consciousness after drinking methadone. In a...
Staff WriterMore than $200,000 in state funding for the next three years was awarded to the Imperial Valley Regional Occupational Program for child abuse-related programs, a funding that traditionally went to the Imperial County Child Abuse Prevention Council....
Tags: Abusive Behavior
Fifteen years before the clergy sex abuse scandal came to light, Archbishop Roger M. Mahony and a top advisor plotted to conceal child molestation by priests from law enforcement, including keeping them out of California to avoid prosecution, according to...
Tags: Roman Catholicism, Roger M. Mahony, Judges, Prisons, Lawyers
L.A. NOWThe father of former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o came to his son's defense, insisting the football star played no role in the Internet hoax involving a fake girlfriend. "People can speculate about what they think he is. I've known......
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