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  • Parents face child neglect charges after giving boy morphine by mistake

    Parents face child neglect charges after giving boy morphine by mistake
    A 6-year-old boy remained hospitalized Thursday after his mother accidentally gave him morphine, according to the Seminole County Sheriff's Office.
  • Too late to sue for teacher's alleged abuse?

    Too late to sue for teacher's alleged abuse?
    While newly released documents show a Winnetka school system was made aware of a gym teacher's "irregular behavior" with students as early as 1968, but kept him on as an employee, legal experts say any former students looking to hold the district liable...

    Disabled child's July death due to injuries from 2008, official rules

    Disabled child's July death due to injuries from 2008, official rules
    The state medical examiner has ruled that the death of 10-year-old Damaud Martin in a state-regulated group home in July was caused by complications from cerebral palsy and past head trauma — severe conditions stemming from abuse the Baltimore boy...

    System failed to avert battered child's slaying

    System failed to avert battered child's slaying
    The family rented the ramshackle two-flat for nearly three years without neighbors realizing the raven-haired girl with dark eyes lived there. No one recalled her ever playing outside, walking with friends to a nearby park or waiting for a school bus in...

    Susan Lucrezi: Pennsylvania citizens can have voice in reducing child abuse

    Susan Lucrezi: Pennsylvania citizens can have voice in reducing child abuse
    Commendations go to The Morning Call for recently devoting an entire page to a cartoonist's perspective of child abuse: "The beatings never really stop." It is categorized as a cartoon essay but there is not a shred of humor in it. Unfortunately, the...