Child Abuse

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Toddler Found Unresponsive In Home Filled With Dead Rats, Snakes

A 2-year-old boy remained in the hospital in critical condition Wednesday after he was found unconscious and bruised in a Gray Court home filled with dozens of dead and dying animals.

07/30/2015

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Mom Pleads Guilty To Poisoning 9-Year-Old Daughter

A woman has pleaded guilty in a New Hanover County court to poisoning her 9-year-old daughter and pet cat.

04/16/2015

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Second Suspect Pleads Guilty In Case Of Child Cuffed To Porch

A former child welfare supervisor in North Carolina was charged with child abuse after an 11-year-old boy was found chained to the front porch of his home with a dead chicken around his neck.

03/31/2015

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Georgia Man Gets Life In Prison For Brutal Death Of Girlfriend’s Little Brother

Fulton County prosecutors say a College Park man has been sentenced to life plus 50 years in the death of his girlfriend’s younger brother.

02/27/2015

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Alabama Teacher Charged With Sending Nude Photo To 12-Year-Old Girl

Middle school teacher Jason Burd, 35, has been charged with sending obscene material to a minor.

02/19/2015

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How We Discipline Our Children

Years ago corporal punishment was used as the primary means of disciplining children. However, as time has passed many parents and have selected alternate means to discipline their child, such as time out, rather than […]

WAOK-AM–09/17/2014

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Keepin’ It Real with Al Sharpton: “What Is the Proper Way of Spanking?”

On today’s show, Reverend Al Sharpton discussed the controversy surrounding Adrian Peterson’s child abuse allegations. The Minnesota Vikings running back came under fire for allegedly spanking his 4-year-old son with a switch. Peterson claims he […]

WAOK-AM–09/16/2014

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Roland Martin: Do You Believe In Spanking Your Child?

Over the weekend, an NFL player has made national headline news on a topic which will always have a constant divide. Minnesota Vikings starting running back, Adrian Peterson, was indicted on negligent injury to a […]

WAOK-AM–09/15/2014

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Autistic Child Caged To Control Behavior

(AP/WAOK) — An 11-year-old autistic boy who police suspect was kept in a cage has been removed from a Southern California home, and his parents have been arrested. Anaheim Police Lt. Bob Dunn says a […]

WAOK-AM–07/02/2014

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Georgia State University Launches Child Abuse Helpline

Georgia State University officials say the school’s Center for Healthy Development has relaunched a free child abuse helpline.

02/28/2014

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