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the physical or emotional or sexual mistreatment of children

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They were convicted in March of this year of child endangerment and sentenced to three years in prison.
Lynn had been found guilty of felony child endangerment, but the appeals court ruled that Pennsylvania law at the time did not extend to people who don't directly supervise children.
Chase Joseph, 24, on insurance fraud, theft over $500, and child endangerment.
Now Nadia Lockyer, 41, is facing further damage to her personal life, which may include not being able to be with her 9-year-old son if she's found guilty of the child endangerment charges stemming from her Aug.
A New Jersey mother has been charged with child endangerment after allegedly allowing her then five-year-old daughter to join her on a sun bed.
Law enforcement sources said that the police are investigating Aubry for both misdemeanour child endangerment and misdemeanour battery.
What seemed a case of date rape with the addition of child endangerment has the sudden potential to be an embarrassing international incident chock-full of priceless coins, murdered starlets and dead kings.
A WOMAN accused of murdering one of her unborn twins by repeatedly refusing a Caesarean admitted a lesser charge of child endangerment yesterday.
Of course, it remains to be seen if Raymond and Vanessa Jack son, who adopted the four boys, are guilty of the four counts of aggravated assault and 14 counts of child endangerment with which they have beer) charged.
Mr Milbrandt was sentenced to nearly five years in jail - four years for child endangerment and 11 months for theft while his wife was given a total of six and a half years in prison - five years for child endangerment and 18 months for one count of theft.
In 1997 the state's enforcers found probable discrimination in the decision by a Watertown nursing home to withdraw its offer of a job to Melinda Belden on learning of the pending charges of felony child endangerment against her.
Prosecutors then use this information to add child endangerment charges and new penalty enhancements targeting methamphetamine manufacturers.
New, Digital Billboards Provide Invaluable Community Service; Provide Up-to-the-Minute Updates for Child Endangerment Service
East Douglas, who was already on probation after being charged last year with child endangerment, motor vehicle and drug offenses, was arrested Jan.
The little boy's mother, Dionna Wheat, 22, has been charged with felony child endangerment and being an accessory after a felony.
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