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Child Abuse

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Sandusky’s Bid For New Trial Going To Court

Jerry Sandusky’s challenge to his child molestation conviction goes before a state appeals court on Tuesday, as the former Penn State assistant football coach seeks to overturn a sentence that could keep him behind bars for life.

09/14/2013

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Mother Sentenced To Prison After Allegedly Imprisoning, Starving Twins

The mother accused of locking up her 6-year-old twins and nearly starving them was sentenced to 14-50 years in prison Friday.

09/13/2013

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Teen Accused Of Setting Boy On Fire Goes Before Juvenile Court Judge

A man is already facing trial, accused of helping to set a young boy on fire. That man’s teenage son stood before a juvenile court judge today for his part in the alleged assault.

08/28/2013

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Woman Jailed, Accused Of Harming Son For Attention

A local woman’s in jail tonight, charged with harming her child in order to get attention.

08/19/2013

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Fighting The Pressures Of Motherhood

The challenges of motherhood can sometimes affect one parent more than the other.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/04/2013

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Man Accused Of Abusing Ex-Girlfriend’s Son In Court

The hearing for a Butler County man accused of abusing his ex-girlfriend’s 7-year-old son was continued this afternoon.

07/30/2013

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PSU’s Former President Files Libel Suit Against Ex-FBI Director

Penn State’s former president Graham Spanier initiated a libel and defamation case Thursday against Louis Freeh, the former FBI director who a year ago produced a report for the school that was highly critical of Spanier’s role in the child sex abuse scandal involving longtime assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

07/11/2013

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Mother’s Husband Charged In Suspected Abuse Case

There are new developments today in a case of suspected child abuse in Indiana County.

05/18/2013

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Police Investigate Alleged Beating Of Blairsville Toddler

A young boy is in critical condition after he was allegedly beaten overnight at a home in Indiana County.

05/17/2013

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Biological Child Of Couple Accused Of Abusing Adopted Child Appears In Court

The biological daughter of a couple charged in the alleged abuse of their adoptive children was set to testify in court this morning as a prosecution witness, but the testimony didn’t happen.

04/23/2013

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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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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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Father And Son Accused Of Abusing Girl

A Washington County father and son have been jailed on charges they sexually abused a girl for about six years, starting when she was 7 – and that the father’s alleged assaults began only after she went to him for help.

KDKA-TV–03/29/2013

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Indiana Co. Woman Facing Charges Related To Alleged Child Abuse

An Indiana County woman has been released on bond after allegedly abusing her young daughter.

03/05/2013

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Man Accused Of Hitting Ex-Girlfriend’s Child With Spatula Arrested In Abandoned Shack

A West View man accused in the abuse of his ex-girlfriend’s young daughter is now behind bars after being on the run from police for three months.

03/01/2013

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