Child abuse

June 20, 2018 - 7:03 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's new general counsel, appointed in the wake of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal, would make nearly $1.3 million over three years even if he were let go before his contract ended. Two people familiar with the situation disclosed the provision...
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Louise Turpin, left, and her husband, David Turpin, right, appear for a preliminary hearing in Superior Court, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Riverside, Calif. The couple have pleaded not guilty to child abuse, torture and other charges. (Watchara Phomicinda/The Press-Enterprise via AP)
June 20, 2018 - 6:57 pm
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing for California parents accused of shackling their kids (all times local): 3:55 p.m. An investigator says the children of a California couple facing torture and abuse charges were so malnourished that their 11-year-old daughter had arms the size of an...
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Romulo Gonzalez Rodriguez and his 3-year-old daughter Genesis hug during a interview Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Provo, Utah. Gonzalez Rodriguez spoke about the anguish of being separated from his 3-year-old daughter, Genesis Gonzalez Lopez, for seven days in November after arriving to the U.S. port of entry in San Diego. Gonzalez Rodriguez said he fled his hometown of Champerico, Guatemala to seek asylum in the United States after he was kidnapped and extorted by captors who cut his eye out and nearly killed him. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
June 20, 2018 - 3:10 pm
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Three-year-old Genesis Gonzalez Lopez giggled excitedly as she played with her father at a sunny Utah park, zipping down a slide again and again into his arms. The scene this week in Provo, south of Salt Lake City, was a far cry from what the pair experienced on Thanksgiving,...
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June 10, 2018 - 6:39 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested 24 people suspected of distributing pornographic images of children on the internet. The arrested suspects include citizens from Britain, Ghana, Pakistan and Ecuador. Police found thousands of images of the sexual abuse of minors in the British...
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June 08, 2018 - 9:17 am
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Two Michigan parents are facing charges after one of their 4-year-old twin daughters shot and wounded herself with a loaded handgun she found in a toy closet. The Genesee County prosecutor's office says 32-year-old Eric Brown and 31-year-old Alicia Brown were at home in Flint...
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The search photo provided by Wiesbaden, western Germany, police shows 20-years-old Iraqi Ali Basar who is suspected of raping and killing a 14-years-old girl. (Polizei Wiesbaden via AP)
June 07, 2018 - 1:59 pm
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities investigating the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl said Thursday they are seeking a fugitive Iraqi asylum-seeker, but released a Turkish suspect in the latest high-profile criminal case involving migrants. The body of the girl, who had been missing since May 22...
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June 07, 2018 - 1:15 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California mother has been sentenced to life in prison and her boyfriend was sentenced to death in the killing of an 8-year-old boy who prosecutors say was punished because the couple believed he was gay. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge George Lomeli sentenced...
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Oregon State starter Luke Heimlich pitches to an LSU batter during an NCAA college baseball tournament regional game in Corvallis, Ore., Saturday, June 2, 2018. (Mark Ylen/Albany Democrat-Herald via AP)
June 06, 2018 - 7:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich, who as a teenager pleaded guilty to molesting a 6-year-old relative, was not selected in the Major League Baseball draft for the second straight year. Heimlich is a two-time Pac-12 pitcher of the year for the Beavers and is regarded as one of...
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Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny invokes his right under the Fifth Amendment not to answer questions during a Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. The hearing is on "Preventing Abuse in Olympic and Amateur Athletics: Ensuring a Safe and Secure Environment for Our Athletes." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 05, 2018 - 7:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The former president of USA Gymnastics refused to answer questions Tuesday from a Senate subcommittee about how he handled allegations of sexual abuse by former team doctor Larry Nassar, and another former executive sat next to him and asserted that he instructed her and others to...
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FILE – This file photo combination shows former Penn State vice president Gary Schultz, left, former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley, right, and former Penn State President Graham Spanier, center, in Harrisburg, Pa. A Pennsylvania appeals court says many of the documents sealed in the criminal case against former Penn State administrators for their handling of child sex abuse complaints about football coach Jerry Sandusky should be made public. A three-judge Superior Court panel on Monday, June 4, 2018, sided with The Associated Press and ordered the release from the more than 200 records sealed in the case against Schultz, Curley and Spanier. (AP Photos/File)
June 04, 2018 - 5:54 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania appeals court on Monday ordered the release of documents sealed in the criminal case against former Penn State administrators over their handling of child sex abuse complaints about former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. The three-judge Superior Court...
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