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Poplar man Convicted of Assault, Rape, Child Abuse Sentenced to 20 Years
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Poplar man Convicted of Assault, Rape, Child Abuse Sentenced to 20 Years

A Wolf Point man convicted by juries in two separate trials of rape, child abuse and assault crimes was sentenced Monday, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Child Abuse Hotline Calls and Texts Rose During the Pandemic. Here is How to Help

Child Abuse Hotline Calls and Texts Rose During the Pandemic. Here is How to Help

Calls to a major child abuse hotline increased in the early months of the pandemic, new research has revealed. The findings add fuel to worries that hidden child abuse may have been a consequence of school closings and lockdown measures due to the novel coronavirus. 

TikTok Joins the Technology Coalition Against Child Abuse
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TikTok Joins the Technology Coalition Against Child Abuse

On Wednesday, the company said it had joined the Technology Coalition, an organization that includes the likes of Apple and Google and that works towards protecting children from online sexual exploitation and abuse. The company will work with the group to inform its policy approach.

Family Advocacy Center Coming to Clermont County as Abuse Reports Drop
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Family Advocacy Center Coming to Clermont County as Abuse Reports Drop

There has been a drop in the number of reported child abuse cases since the pandemic began. Local centers report that during 2020, reported case numbers were the lowest they've been in a decade.

Calls to Child Abuse Hotline Jumped Nearly 14% Early in Pandemic, Study Finds
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Calls to Child Abuse Hotline Jumped Nearly 14% Early in Pandemic, Study Finds

A recent study published in the JAMA Pediatrics Journal found that calls to child abuse hotlines jumped nearly 14% at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.

Man Pleads no Contest to Domestic Violence, Child Abuse
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Man Pleads no Contest to Domestic Violence, Child Abuse

A man who pleaded no contest to committing child abuse and domestic violence after illegally entering a Saugus home last year is set to be sentenced next week on the two felony counts. 

Victim Impact Statements Heard Before Sentencing in Child Sexual Abuse Case

Victim Impact Statements Heard Before Sentencing in Child Sexual Abuse Case

Judge Stephen Kistler’s courtroom was silent Tuesday morning as two of three victims read impact statements before Michael Kurtanic was sentenced after his jury trial.

Child Abuse Hotline Volume up During Pandemic

Child Abuse Hotline Volume up During Pandemic

Calls and text messages to a child abuse hotline increased in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a research letter published online May 3 in JAMA Pediatrics.

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