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Clergyman Charged In Australia Faces “Credible” Allegations From Time At North Catholic HS

The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh says a clergyman awaiting trial on charges he molested four students 30 years ago at a school in Australia is the subject of a “credible” allegation of abuse from when he taught at the city’s North Catholic High School.

04/03/2014

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3 Prison Guards Suspended For Alleged Inmate Abuse

Three county prison guards in Pennsylvania have been suspended and face charges they harassed and otherwise mistreated inmates.

10/04/2013

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Pa. Appeals Court: No New Trial For Jerry Sandusky

A Pennsylvania appeals court says Jerry Sandusky doesn’t deserve a new trial after being convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys.

10/02/2013

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Police: Lawrence Co. Man Hit Woman For ‘Hiding’ False Teeth

A 37-year-old Lawrence County man has been jailed on charges he punched and choked a woman because he believed she had hidden his false teeth.

09/23/2013

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Settlement Reached For Victim No. 5 In Sandusky Case

The first settlement has been reached in the Penn State Jerry Sandusky scandal.

08/19/2013

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Supreme Court To Decide On Pa. Child Porn Victim Restitution

The Supreme Court said Thursday it will take up a case about when victims of child pornography can recover money from people convicted of viewing their abuse.

KDKA-TV–06/27/2013

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Hearing Scheduled For Man Accused Of Chaining Boy To Stairs

A man from Washington County is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing Tuesday on charges that he chained his 11-year-old stepson to the basement steps for refusing to eat dinner.

05/27/2013

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Man Charged With Homicide In Indiana Co. Child’s Death

The stepfather of a 20-month-old boy is now charged with homicide in relation to his death.

05/20/2013

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Boy Dies In Hospital After Suspected Abuse

The 20-month-old child critically injured after suspected abuse died Sunday afternoon.

05/19/2013

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W. Va. Toddler Burned With Cigarettes, Fed Red Hot Pepper Seeds

A Clarksburg man who failed to stop his girlfriend from burning her 2-year-old daughter with cigarettes and feeding her hot red pepper seeds is headed to prison for one to three years.

KDKA-TV–05/16/2013

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Pa. Deputy General To Get Biological Kids Back After Abuse Claim

A state deputy attorney general and his wife accused of abusing their adoptive children, will get their biological children back.

04/18/2013

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Judge OKs Criminal Case Against 3 PSU Administrators

The criminal case can move forward against three Penn State administrators accused of covering up reports that Jerry Sandusky was behaving improperly with children, a judge ruled Tuesday.

04/09/2013

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Late Wilkinsburg Priest Accused Of Abuse

The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh has sent out a letter to parishioners at a church in Wilkinsburg about an accusation of sexual abuse.

04/08/2013

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Father, Son Accused Of Abusing Girl Waive Case To Trial

A man and his son are headed to trial in connection with the alleged abuse of a young girl.

04/03/2013

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On-Site Abuse Closes Women’s Shelter

A local women’s shelter evicted seven women and six children because its director said some residents threatened and battered staff members and caused roughly $10,000 damage.

KDKA-TV–04/02/2013

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