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Charlottesville Agencies Look for More Foster Families in Anticipation of Spike in Child Abuse Reports

Charlottesville Agencies Look for More Foster Families in Anticipation of Spike in Child Abuse Reports

As students prepare to head back to school in-person full time soon, experts are anticipating a surge in reports of child abuse. To prepare for this possibility, agencies are looking for more people willing to be foster parents.

Norton Woman Convicted of Child Abuse and Neglect in The Death of Her 5-Week-Old Baby

Norton Woman Convicted of Child Abuse and Neglect in The Death of Her 5-Week-Old Baby

A Norton woman was convicted Wednesday of child abuse and neglect in connection with the death of her 5-week-old baby.

Navy Airman From NAS Jax Pleads Guilty to Distributing Child Abuse Images, Video

Navy Airman From NAS Jax Pleads Guilty to Distributing Child Abuse Images, Video

A 21-year-old Navy man pleaded guilty Wednesday to distributing video and images over the internet depicting the sexual abuse of children.

Quilts Provide a 'Warm Hug' for Victims of Abuse

Quilts Provide a 'Warm Hug' for Victims of Abuse

One Place's Child Advocacy Center is one of the primary hubs of efforts to help young victims of abuse and neglect in Onslow County.

Lions Club Learns About Child Abuse Prevention From First Assistant DA
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Lions Club Learns About Child Abuse Prevention From First Assistant DA

Madison Hood, Harrison County District Attorney’s Office first assistant DA and also a specialist on child abuse, spoke at the April 13 Lions Club Meeting.

Spain Parliament Approves Proposals to Protect Victims of Child Abuse

Spain Parliament Approves Proposals to Protect Victims of Child Abuse

The Spanish Parliament passed a bill on Thursday which seeks to protect child victims of sexual abuse.

Community Builders: April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Community Builders: April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Every April, the Napa County Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC) commemorates Child Abuse Prevention Month by bringing awareness to this important issue and raising funds to support families and keep children safe.

Raise Awareness for Child Abuse, Neglect by Chalking the Walk

Raise Awareness for Child Abuse, Neglect by Chalking the Walk

To raise awareness about child abuse and neglect, Macon County CASA is asking people around the community to "Chalk the Walk."

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