Child abuse

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Court Cuts Damages To $2.8M For Woman Molested By Fremont Jehovah’s Witnesses Member

A state appeals court in San Francisco Monday upheld a $2.8 million compensatory damage award for a woman who was molested as a child by an adult member of the North Fremont Jehovah’s Witnesses Congregation.

04/14/2015

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Former South Bay Youth Counselor Faces Life In Prison For Molesting Troubled, Disabled Kids

A 36-year-old man faces a life sentence following his conviction for sexually abusing four children while serving as a counselor for troubled and disabled youths in Los Gatos and San Jose from 2007 to 2011, a prosecutor said Friday.

03/06/2015

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Salinas Mother Sentenced To Jail For Sexually Abusing Teen Boy She Met Through Her Daughter

A 50-year-old Salinas woman was sentenced Tuesday to a year in jail and more than five years of probation in the sexual abuse of a teen boy over a three-year period.

12/18/2014

Running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings celebrates after a touchdown during the game against the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on November 3, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Minnesota Vikings Ban Running Back Adrian Peterson From All Team Activities While He Addresses Child Abuse Charges

This comes after the team faced heavy criticism for reinstating their star running back on Monday.

09/17/2014

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Salinas Man Sentenced For Child Molestation, Abandonement

A Salinas man was sentenced to three years in jail for molesting a 5-year-old child and then taking his own 4-year-child, only to abandon her days later.

09/13/2014

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Minnesota Vikings Star Adrian Peterson Indicted For Alleged Child Abuse

Minnesota Vikings star player Adrian Peterson has been indicted by a grand jury charging him with reckless or negligent injury to a child, according to published reports.

09/12/2014

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Hayward Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Hiring Teen ‘Houseboy’ For Sexual Favors

A judge has sentenced a Hayward man to 15 years in prison following his conviction on charges he molested a 16-year-old who answered his ad for a “houseboy.”

08/29/2014

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Livermore Soccer Coach Arrested On Suspicion Of Committing Lewd Act On Child

A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of committing a lewd act on a child in Livermore on Tuesday.

07/25/2014

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San Rafael Man Who Allegedly Molested Girl For 3 Years Arrested In Novato

Police arrested Arturo Hernandez Sunday morning when he was spotted in Novato on his way to meet with the victim, who is a teenager under 18.

07/06/2014

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California State Senate Approves Bill Easing Firings For Teacher Abuse

The state Senate on Monday passed a bill making it easier to fire teachers accused of sex abuse, child abuse or serious drug crimes.

06/09/2014

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