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Child Abuse

(Source: Washington County Jail)

Washington County Mother Accused Of Abusing 3-Year-Old Son

A Washington County mother is facing child abuse charges after officials say bruising and burns were reportedly found on her young son’s body.

07/29/2014

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Westmoreland Co. Couple Gets Probation After Allegedly Locking Son In Trunk

A Westmoreland County mother and father will serve probation after they allegedly locked their child in a trunk to help him get over being scared in the dark.

07/25/2014

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Investigation Continues After Child Found Resembling “Human Skeleton”

On June 6, Mercer County Children and Youth Services got a tip that a child looking like a human skeleton was living at a house on North Second Street.

07/21/2014

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Police Charge Mom, Grandparents Of Starving, Beaten Child Who Ate Insects To Survive

A Mercer County mother and grandparents are facing a long list of charges after a young boy was found beaten and nearly starved to death, reportedly capturing and eating insects for nourishment.

07/19/2014

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Couple Accused Of Abusing Adopted Kids Reach Plea Bargain

A Franklin Park couple charged in the abuse of their adoptive children from Ethiopia reached a plea bargain Monday morning.

06/23/2014

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Couple Charged With Child Abuse In West Newton

West Newton police have charged a couple in a child abuse case, saying the three-year-old victim had more facial bruises than they could count.

06/18/2014

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Woman Arrested After Allegedly Punching 11-Year-Old Son In Face

A Beaver County woman is facing charges after allegedly punching her 11-year-old son in the face.

06/12/2014

(Source: Shaler Township Police)

Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Boy At Glenshaw Home

A 21-year-old man is charged with molesting a young boy in Shaler Township.

05/21/2014

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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

(Photo Credit: KDKA) Photojournalist Jeff Roupe)

Man In Custody After Police Converge On Ross Twp. Home

One man was taken into custody this afternoon when a swarm of police converged on a home near a local pizza shop in Ross Township.

05/09/2014

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Babysitter Facing More Charges In Child Abuse Case

A man from Bentleyville is looking at more charges against him in a case of child abuse.

05/06/2014

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Additional Charges Filed Against Sexual Assault Suspect

An alleged child molester is now facing additional charges.

04/23/2014

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Babysitter Accused Of Beating 2-Year-Old In Court

The Bentleyville man accused of beating a 2-year-old girl he was babysitting will go to trial.

03/28/2014

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Suspect Found Guilty In Boy’s Fatal Beating Sentenced To Death Penalty

The man found guilty in the fatal beating of his girlfriend’s young son in Fayette County has now been sentenced to the death penalty.

03/12/2014

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Mike McQueary’s Credibility Comes Into Question

Documentarian John Ziegler joined Robert Mangino to discuss Penn State and the Jerry Sandusky case, particularly the credibility of Mike McQueary.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/05/2014

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