Child Abuse

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Investigators: Couple Locked 3-Year-Old In Trunk To Cure His Fear Of Darkness

A couple accused of putting their son in the trunk of their car to cure his fear of darkness appeared in a Westmoreland County courtroom today.

01/24/2014

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Knoxville Man Facing Trial In Another Sex Abuse Case

A man already facing trial in the alleged sexual abuse of three boys has been ordered to stand trial in yet another case, based on testimony of the alleged victim’s older brother at a preliminary hearing in City Court.

01/17/2014

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Country Music Performer Facing Child Abuse Charges

A Derry Township man is behind bars, facing several counts of child abuse.

01/15/2014

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Sandusky Appears In Court Over Pension Battle

Jerry Sandusky appeared in court Tuesday during an ongoing battle about his pension being forfeited in the wake of a conviction for molesting young boys in 2012.

01/07/2014

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Sandusky To Fight For Nearly $5K Monthly Pension Payments

The issue is Jerry Sandusky’s monthly pension that added up to $4,600 per month and he received it starting in 1999 when he retired from Penn State.

01/06/2014

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Fayette Co. D.A.: Toddler Suffered Lacerated Liver, Perforated Intestines, Internal Bleeding

A Fayette County father remains in jail today in connection with a case of child abuse that left his toddler dead from what state police say were severe internal injuries.

11/16/2013

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Uniontown Man Charged In Death Of His 20-Month-Old Daughter

State Police in Fayette County say a child abuse case that ended in the death of a toddler is taking an emotional toll on investigators.

11/15/2013

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Armstrong Co. Man Accused Of Beating 2-Year-Old

An Armstrong County man is behind bars in the alleged beating of a 2-year-old girl.

11/13/2013

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Suspect In Abuse Case On The Run For 6 Months

Police have spent the last six months looking for a man accused of hurting a 3-year-old boy in North Versailles. Police say the man physically assaulted his girlfriend’s son – and has been on the run since April.

10/10/2013

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Police: Child In Critical Condition After Being Assaulted

A child is in critical condition after it was abused.

10/06/2013

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Beaver County Couple Arrested For Child Abuse

The parents of a 13-month-old boy were arrested on child abuse charges after the boy allegedly had broken bones, and a skull fracture.

KDKA-TV–09/30/2013

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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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