Child Abuse

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Blawnox Couple Charged After Girl, 2, Taken To Hospital With Multiple Injuries

A couple faces charges for the abuse of a two year old girl in Blawnox.

01/28/2015

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Waynesburg Parents Jailed, Accused Of Abusing Toddler

A couple from Waynesburg is in jail after police say they abused their toddler for eight months.

01/23/2015

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Waynesburg Man Charged In Alleged “Shaken Baby” Case

A Waynesburg man is facing assault and child abuse charges after a baby was admitted to the hospital with injuries that state police say are consistent with “shaken baby” syndrome.

01/17/2015

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Charges Dismissed Against Father In Wilkinsburg Child Endangerment Case

The parents of an 11-month-old baby boy charged with endangering the welfare of a child appeared in court Thursday where a video presented at their hearing helped to clear the father.

12/18/2014

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Penn State Reportedly Sends Jerry Sandusky Letter To Renew Season Tickets

A letter was apparently mistakenly sent to former coach and convicted child abuser Jerry Sandusky, asking him to renew his season tickets.

12/03/2014

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Vikings’ RB Peterson Suspended For Remainder Of Season

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson had a conference call with NFL officials Monday on his playing status after resolving legal issues in a child abuse case. The NFL announced Tuesday morning he will be suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season.

11/18/2014

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Wilkinsburg Couple Charged In 5-Week-Old Daughter’s Death

The mother and father of a 5-week-old baby have been charged in the baby’s death.

10/24/2014

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Recent Child Abuse Case Has Advocates Calling For Change

Child advocates were in Pittsburgh Friday, rallying for harsher punishment for child abusers.

10/17/2014

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Mom Charged In Alleged Horrific Child Abuse Case

A Washington County woman is facing a list of charges related to the alleged disturbing abuse of her adopted daughter.

10/09/2014

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Mother Facing Additional Charges After 11-Month-Old Son Injured

A Wilkinsburg mother, accused of badly beating her 11-month-old child, is facing more charges.

09/25/2014

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Vikings Place Adrian Peterson On ‘Exempt List’

The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission list, which requires that he remain away from all team activities.

09/17/2014

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Couple Sentenced In Abuse Of Adopted Kids Case

A couple that pleaded no contest to child endangerment charges back in June, was sentenced Monday morning.

09/15/2014

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Mother Faces Charges For 11-Month-Old Son’s Injuries

A woman is facing charges after a tip call leads officers to find a child with head and facial injuries.

09/15/2014

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Woman Accused Of Giving Boyfriend’s Grandson Bloody Nose, Black Eye

Police have filed charges against a Beaver County woman accused of punching her boyfriend’s grandson in the facing, giving the boy a bloody nose and a black eye.

09/10/2014

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Applause In Courtroom As Mom, Grandparents Accused Of Starving Boy Ordered To Trial

A mother and grandparents accused of starving and abusing a 7-year-old, who was described as looking like a human skeleton when he was found, were in court this afternoon in Mercer County.

08/07/2014

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