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Sandusky Son Says Victim’s Story Sounded Familiar

Hearing the first victim to take the witness stand against Jerry Sandusky helped push the former Penn State coach’s adopted son Matthew to come forward with his own allegations of abuse, he said in a television interview.

07/18/2014

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Woman Caught On Camera Allegedly Assaulting Her Child At Walmart

A Scott Township mother is accused of assaulting her three-year-old son inside a local Walmart store.

06/30/2014

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Babysitter Accused Of Molesting Fayette Co. 4-Year-Old

A man is in jail, charged in the alleged molestation of a little girl he was babysitting in Fayette County.

05/16/2014

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Abuse Allegations Prompts Diocese To Send Letter To North Catholic Alumni

The doors to Bishop Donald Wuerl High School are slated to close at the end of this school year, but there is a cloud hanging over the former North Catholic High School.

05/06/2014

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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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