child abuse

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the physical or emotional or sexual mistreatment of children

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The video-sharing site has partnered with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to report on child endangerment and abuse to law-enforcement agencies.
The infant's mother, Michelle Atwell, 33, was taken into custody on Wednesday and charged with child endangerment causing substantial risk, narcotics possession with intent to deliver, possession of marijuana and several other drug charges.
After acknowledging that the delayed reporting of sexual abuse by victims led to the expiration of the statute of limitations for many claims, this Note examines instances in which states have used statutes that criminalize obstruction of justice, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, failure to report suspected child abuse in violation of a duty, and child endangerment to prosecute supervisory priests and the Church.
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.
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.
Boyce will face charges of drunken driving, child endangerment, reckless endangerment and driving without a licence.
The women were each sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty in 2003 to kidnapping, child endangerment, and felonious assault.
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.
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