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How to Talk to Your Kids About Child Abuse, Warning Signs
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How to Talk to Your Kids About Child Abuse, Warning Signs

A Tulsa area gymnastics coach is charged with three counts of lewd molestation after being accused of inappropriately touching underage girls. Incidents like this are often a reminder to talk to your children, but it's not an easy conversation to have.

Employee at Utah School for Troubled Teens Charged With Child Abuse
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Employee at Utah School for Troubled Teens Charged With Child Abuse

An employee at a school for troubled teens has been charged with child abuse and accused of breaking the wrist of a boy who was acting out.

Kearney Man Sentenced on Child Abuse Charges

Kearney Man Sentenced on Child Abuse Charges

A 39-year-old Kearney man found guilty of beating his kids with a bull whip and hiking stick has been sentenced.

Wayne Man Arrested for Aggravated Assault and Child Abuse

Wayne Man Arrested for Aggravated Assault and Child Abuse

Police Chief Jack McNiff, along with the Passaic County Prosecutor’s office announced the arrest of a Wayne man for endangering the welfare of a child, aggravated assault and child abuse, according to a statement released to the press.

Local Child Abuse Experts Concerned About the Severity of Recent Cases
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Local Child Abuse Experts Concerned About the Severity of Recent Cases

Local child abuse experts and advocates said they´re handling more cases and more severe, possibly worsened due to stresses related to the lockdown — Calls to the national child abuse hotline jumped nearly 14% in the last year.

Neighbors Looking Out for One Another Can Lessen Child Abuse and Neglect

Neighbors Looking Out for One Another Can Lessen Child Abuse and Neglect

Parents are less likely to neglect or abuse their children when they have supportive networks within their neighborhood and others on whom they can rely, a new University of Michigan study found.

Child Abuse Reports Drop 20% in Wisconsin Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
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Child Abuse Reports Drop 20% in Wisconsin Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

According to a recent study, Wisconsin has seen a 20% decrease in child abuse reports since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts say that while the pandemic itself remains at the forefront, this knowledge has presented what is being called a “silent crisis.”

Woman Charged With Fourth-Degree Domestic Violence Assault

Woman Charged With Fourth-Degree Domestic Violence Assault

Cortney Jeffries, 34, was arrested by Richmond police on Sunday and charged with fourth-degree domestic violence assault with a minor injury, and fourth-degree child abuse assault.

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