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Child Abuse

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  • 'Free-range' parents' nightmare: When teaching independence is called child neglect

    'Free-range' parents' nightmare: When teaching independence is called child neglect
    A heads up to parents: Allowing your children to walk home from the park alone can trigger an investigation by Child Protective Services, a finding of neglect and an open file on your family for at least five years.
  • Correction: Boy in Basement-Detroit story

    In a story Feb. 27 about a judge reducing the bond amounts for a Detroit couple charged with torture and child abuse, The Associated Press misspelled a defense attorney's last name. His name is Farris F. Haddad, not Farris F. Hadded. A corrected...

    Head injury to suspect as child could be used by defense

    A 19-year-old man charged with murder in the killing of a Las Vegas mother in a neighborhood gunbattle suffered a fractured skull as an infant — an injury that lawyers said could become a factor in the case. Erich Milton Nowsch Jr.'s father pleaded...

    State agency to decide how to divvy up $60 million fine from Sandusky case

    HARRISBURG — Now that a settlement has cleared the way for $60 million from Penn State to be spent in Pennsylvania to address child sexual abuse, potential recipients are starting to think about how that money might be put to use. "There's...

    Process gets underway to carve up $60 million Sandusky fine

    Now that a settlement has cleared the way for $60 million from Penn State to be spent in Pennsylvania to address child sexual abuse, potential recipients are starting to think about how that money might be put to use. "There's certainly a tremendous...