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Nanny Arrested After She Was Caught on Camera Burning a 3-Year-Old Girl

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Nanny Arrested After She Was Caught on Camera Burning a 3-Year-Old Girl

Originally posted 04/17/2015 10:45AM

A Connecticut mother was shocked when she came home last month to discover her 3-year-old daughter had been allegedly burned and beaten.

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Adrian Peterson to Be Reinstated After Suspension for 'Abusive Discipline' of His Son

Adrian Peterson to Be Reinstated After Suspension for 'Abusive Discipline' of His Son

Originally posted 04/16/2015 04:50PM

Adrian Peterson will be reinstated as running back for the Minnesota Vikings after being suspended last November due to child-abuse allegations.

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Arizona Teen Accused of Sexually Assaulting 13 Girls Was Framed in John Tucker Must Die Revenge Plot: Lawyers

Originally posted 04/08/2015 05:10PM

Lawyers for an Arizona teen accused of sexually assaulting 13 girls say the 19-year-old was framed in a plot reminiscent of the movie John Tucker Must Die.

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Florida Teacher Could Face Decades in Prison for Having Sex with Students

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Florida Teacher Could Face Decades in Prison for Having Sex with Students

Originally posted 04/07/2015 11:40AM

A Florida teacher is facing decades in prison after she pleaded guilty to 37 child sex charges on Thursday.

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Police Seeking Las Vegas Couple After Their 3-Year-Old Is Found Dead in Their Home

Originally posted 04/05/2015 02:50PM

A Las Vegas couple is on the run after they allegedly left their 3-year-old daughter to die.

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Convicted Sex Offender Arrested in Connection with Cold-Case Murder of 6-Year-Old Boy

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Convicted Sex Offender Arrested in Connection with Cold-Case Murder of 6-Year-Old Boy

Originally posted 03/31/2015 03:10PM

A twice-convicted sex offender was arrested for the alleged killing of a 6-year-old California boy after DNA testing in the cold case linked him to the 1981 slaying.

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Victims Molested by Youth Soccer Coach File Lawsuit Against Soccer Organization

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Victims Molested by Youth Soccer Coach File Lawsuit Against Soccer Organization

Originally posted 03/07/2015 12:50PM

A lawsuit alleging that the American Youth Soccer Organization failed to shield four unnamed players in Lancaster, California, from coach Renoir Vincent Valenti, now serving a life sentence for sexually abusing over a dozen kids, was filed on March 3 in Los Angeles.

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Starving 8-Year-Old Twin Girls Rescued in Washington, Mother Charged with Abuse

Severely Malnourished 8-Year-Old Twin Girls Rescued, Mother Charged with Abuse

Originally posted 02/26/2015 05:45PM

Two eight-year-old twins who were starving and locked in a bedroom in their Yakima, Washington, home are recuperating, while their 28-year-old mother has been charged with multiple counts of abuse.

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Delaware Prep School Headmaster Convicted on 25 Counts of Child Pornography

Delaware Prep School Headmaster Convicted on 25 Counts of Child Pornography

Originally posted 12/23/2014 02:15PM

The former headmaster of one of Delaware's most exclusive prep schools was convicted Monday on 25 counts of child pornography.

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Adrian Peterson's Appeal to Return to Vikings Is Denied

NFL Upholds Adrian Peterson's Suspension Until April 2015

Originally posted 12/13/2014 11:25AM

Adrian Peterson's appeal was stopped for no gain, when the NFL's unpaid suspension of the star running back was upheld until next spring.

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