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Holiday Stress May Increase Risk Of Child Abuse

The joy and happiness most people associate with the holidays doesn’t always ring true for some families.

12/16/2014

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Connecticut Jury Awards $7M In Scouts Abuse Case

A man who says he was sexually abused by a Connecticut scout leader in the mid-1970s won a $7 million jury verdict against Irving-based Boy Scouts of America.

12/15/2014

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Peterson Asks “How Much More You All Want?”

Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson said that he’s already lost $4 million in endorsements and missed more than half the season while his child abuse case played out.

12/15/2014

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Adrian Peterson’s Appeal Denied, Suspension Upheld

The NFL’s hard line on Adrian Peterson held up. The league-appointed arbitrator for Peterson’s appeal affirmed the unpaid suspension until at least next spring.

12/12/2014

Maria Panagopoulos saved her son from a child abuser. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Mother’s Intuition Screamed ‘Predator’ After Run-In With Child Abuser

A mother’s intuition was right on the money about accused child molester Randy Wesson nearly three years ago when she met him.

11/21/2014

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NFL Will Hear Adrian Peterson’s Appeal Dec. 2

Adrian Peterson’s hearing for the appeal of his suspension will be held on Dec. 2. And it will not be in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

11/21/2014

Wesson (Left) and Lugo (Right) (Photos: Hurst PD)

Fort Worth Man Reportedly Admits To Sexually Abusing 100 Children

There are new bombshells in a developing story that has some North Texas parents nervous. A Fort Worth man has allegedly admitted to sexually abusing more than 100 children, between the ages of seven and 14-years-old.

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Adrian Peterson Pleads No Contest To Misdemeanor, Avoids Jail

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson pleaded no contest on Tuesday to misdemeanor reckless assault as part of an agreement to resolve his felony child abuse case.

11/04/2014

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Peterson Back In Court For Child Abuse Case

Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson is set to return to court in his felony child abuse case. Peterson faces up to two years in prison if convicted of injury to a child.

11/04/2014

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Death Of Texas Girl In Refrigerator Ruled Homicide

The death of a 9-year-old Texas girl whose body was left in a refrigerator for six months has been ruled a homicide.

10/31/2014

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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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