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Man Sentenced To 35 Years In Prison For Repeated Sexual Acts With Child

A 49-year-old Carson City man has been sentenced to at least 35 years in prison for committing repeated sex acts with a child over a period of seven years.

07/02/2014

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Employment for Domestic Violence Victims

Domestic violence victims get chance to support themselves

02/10/2014

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Groups Say Cops Failed Boy Who Died After Trying To Get Help Following Reported Abuse

African-American community and civil-rights groups are calling for action in the wake of reports that authorities didn’t adequately respond to previous signs of trouble involving the family of a 9-year-old boy who died in December.

02/10/2014

A young resident at a boys' ranch learns to read. The ranch was set up as an alternative to reform school. (Photo by Doreen Spooner/Keystone Features/Getty Images)

Parents Still Turn To Troubled Youth Ranches Despite Abuse Allegations

David Hall was afraid of his own son. They were getting into violent, physical fights requiring police intervention. Fearing the teen would end up in juvenile detention, Hall had his son hauled away in handcuffs and shackles to a southern New Mexico ranch for troubled youths.

10/29/2013

N. Mex. governor says there is evidence of abuse at a youth camp. (Phillippe Diederich/Getty Images)

New Mexico Gov: Evidence Backs Abuse Claims At Youth Ranch

Evidence found at a New Mexico youth ranch for troubled kids corroborates allegations by current and former students of abuse, the governor said Monday.

10/14/2013

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Dad Pleads Guilty To Padlocking Daughter In A Box Then Throwing It Into Pool

The father of a 10-year-old Arizona girl who authorities say died after another relative padlocked her in a footlocker pleaded guilty Wednesday to an attempted child abuse charge.

04/24/2013

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Man Suspected Of Abusing His Infant Son

Authorities say a Youngtown man is accused of child abuse after his 5-week-old son suffered multiple broken ribs.

10/25/2012

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Police: NM Woman Beat Husband, Forced Him To Strip

A New Mexico woman is faces charges that she beat her husband, forced him strip naked, and kicked him out of a motel room.

10/09/2012

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Sick Leave Abuse Probe Wraps Up

(Las Vegas, NV)  —  An investigation into sick leave abuse in the Clark County Fire Department is over.  A spokesman for the county tells the “Review-Journal” some firefighters will be disciplined.  Only two have been […]

FM News 100.5 KXNT–08/05/2011

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Ex-Vegas Teacher Gets Probation In Abuse Case

A 68-year-old former Las Vegas special education teacher has been sentenced to 60 days in jail and up to five years on probation after being found guilty of abusing autistic children in her class.

07/22/2011

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