child abuse

FILE - This file booking photo provided by Pinal County Sheriff's Office shows Machelle Hobson. (Pinal County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
(Pinal County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
November 13, 2019 - 12:50 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman accused of abusing her adopted children who starred on her popular YouTube channel has died, authorities said Wednesday. Maricopa Police Department spokesman Ricardo Alvarado said Machelle Hobson died Tuesday at a Phoenix-area hospital. Her death was ruled natural...
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Virginia's attorney general has joined officials from around the country investigating possible sexual abuse by clergy. © Johnypan -
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February 13, 2019 - 2:27 pm
(Richmond, Va.) – The Catholic Diocese of Richmond has released the names of 42 clergy they say abused children. The list dates back to the 1950s with the most recent occurrence in 1993. The Diocese issued the following release: "Having completed an independent review of clergy personnel files, the...
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August 30, 2018 - 12:12 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's secretary of state says Pope Francis is "serene" despite the "bitterness and concern" in the Vatican over accusations that he covered up for an American ex-cardinal accused of sexual misconduct. Cardinal Pietro Parolin says accusations from Archbishop Carlo Maria...
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(Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction via AP, File)
July 20, 2018 - 4:17 pm
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Friday spared a condemned killer whose sentence was challenged after a juror came forward and said information about the extent of the inmate's tough childhood wasn't properly presented at trial. The...
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