Abuse

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High Court Overturns $500K Award In Priest Abuse Case

The Nevada Supreme Court has overturned a $500,000 jury award to a man who alleged that he was groped in 1984 as a 13-year-old by a Catholic priest who had a history of sexual abuse in Wisconsin before being sent to Las Vegas.

05/29/2015

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B.B. King Court Action

LAS VEGAS (AP) – A dispute over B.B. King’s health and wealth has been tossed out of court by a judge in Las Vegas who says two investigations found no evidence the blues legend is being abused.

05/07/2015

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Man Gets Up To 40 Years In Prison For Child Sex Abuse

A Reno man has been sentenced to up to 40 years in prison for sexually abusing a young female relative.

01/21/2015

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Father Accused Of Murder By Child Abuse

Las Vegas police say a 23-year-old father is accused of murder by child abuse in the death of his baby boy earlier this week.

11/21/2014

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A Medical Re-Awakening To Issues Of Domestic Violence

Desiree Cooper, a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, said many victims of abuse neglect their healthcare needs.

09/17/2014

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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

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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

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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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