Child abuse

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Request Denied To Remove Judge On Peterson Case

A prosecution request to remove the judge handling the felony child abuse case against Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson has been denied.

10/22/2014

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Recusal Hearing Delayed For Peterson Case Judge

The hearing on whether to remove the judge in the felony child abuse case against Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson has been pushed back.

10/14/2014

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Adrian Peterson Faces Arrest After Drug Admission

Prosecutors have filed documents to have Adrian Peterson arrested after the suspended NFL running back admitted to violating his bond terms by smoking marijuana.

10/09/2014

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Child Abuse Trial Date Set For NFL Star Adrian Peterson

NFL star running back Adrian Peterson’s child abuse trial date has been set for December 1.

10/08/2014

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December Trial Date Set In Peterson Abuse Case

A Texas judge has tentatively set a Dec. 1 trial date for Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson on a charge of felony child abuse for using a wooden switch to discipline his 4-year-old son.

10/08/2014

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Peterson In Court For Child Abuse Case

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson arrived in a Texas courtroom Wednesday to face a charge of felony child abuse for using a wooden switch to discipline his 4-year-old son earlier this year.

10/08/2014

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Fans Say Peterson Should Play If Not Guilty

Most NFL fans think Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson should only be allowed to play again if he is found not guilty of felony child abuse, according to the latest Associated Press-GfK poll.

10/08/2014

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Peterson To Plead Not Guilty To Child Abuse Charge

A spokeswoman for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s attorney says the NFL player plans to plead not guilty to a child abuse charge during his first court appearance in Texas.

10/07/2014

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Mother Whips Children; Sentenced To Prison

An East Texas woman who beat her children with a computer cord has been sentenced to prison.

10/03/2014

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State Welfare Workers Fired After Child’s Death

Three child welfare employees have been fired and additional investigators have been assigned to Travis County after a 2-year-old boy whose questionable care long had been known to authorities was found dead last month in a southeast Austin field

10/02/2014

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Plano Gymnastics Coach Sentenced For Child Exploitation

A 26-year-old Plano gymnastics instructor was sentenced to federal prison for child exploitation violations in the Eastern District of Texas.

09/24/2014

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PepsiCo Wants NFL To ‘Seize The Moment’

The leader of Gatorade maker PepsiCo is urging the National Football League to “seize the moment” and put domestic violence and child abuse policies in place immediately once it conducts its review.

09/18/2014

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