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Former Miramonte Elementary teacher Martin Springer voted in Feb. 2012 to fire Springer, who had taught at Miramonte for about 25 years. (Photo credit: LASD)

Judge Dismisses Sex Abuse Charges Against Ex-Miramonte Elementary Teacher

A judge dismissed charges Wednesday against a Miramonte Elementary School teacher accused of committing a lewd act against a student after prosecutors said the alleged victim in the case refused to testify.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2014

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Lawmaker Moves To Boost Training For Teachers To ID, Report Child Abuse

A Southland lawmaker has introduced a bill in Sacramento that would require training for teachers and other school staffers on how to identify suspected cases of child abuse.

01/07/2014

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List Of Charges Filed In LASD Jails Probe

The following list is a breakdown of the charges faced by the 18 Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department officials named in indictments and a criminal case unsealed today, and potential penalties.

12/09/2013

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Jewish Community Center Shaken After Rabbi’s Arrest On Sex Abuse Charges

The arrest of a rabbi in Beverly Hills on sex abuse charges in New York City has shaken those at the Jewish community center where he worked.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/30/2013

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Mom, 28, Arrested For Allegedly Abusing 17-Week-Old Son

A 28-year-old mother has been accused of abusing her 17-week-old son.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2013

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LAUSD Releases $27M To Settle Claims In Miramonte Sex Abuse Cases

The Los Angeles Unified School District announced Tuesday it has released more than $27 million to settle the dozens of claims of sexual abuse on behalf of students at Miramonte Elementary School.

CBS Los Angeles–09/17/2013

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DOJ Opens Civil Rights Probe Into LA County Jails

Federal authorities have opened a civil rights investigation into whether Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies engaged in a pattern of abuse of inmates.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/06/2013

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Glendale Unified Hires Local Company To Monitor Students’ Social Media Posts

The Glendale Unified School District has hired a Hermosa Beach company to monitor public social media posts made by its students to find out when teens are in trouble or causing it.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/26/2013

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Former Youth Coach Sentenced To 14 Years In Prison In Lewd Acts Case

Twenty-seven-year-old Jorge Luis Dominguez, of Los Angeles, pleaded guilty in March to sex-related counts involving a 12-year-old boy.

07/12/2013

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Attorneys Call For LAUSD To ID Teachers ‘Credibly Accused’ Of Abuse

A coalition of attorneys says the LAUSD has yet to publicly address the exact number, and identities of, teachers and administrators who have been “credibly accused of abusing children” within the school district.

06/26/2013

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Principal During Miramonte Abuse Scandal Reassigned

The principal of Miramonte Elementary School has been reassigned following a string of abuse cases linked to the school.

06/17/2013

Drew Belnap (l) is seen in this undated photo. (courtesy Zalkin Law Firm)

Army Major Files Civil Suit Over Alleged Sexual Abuse In Boy Scouts

Attorneys for a Southland military doctor who suffered “multiple acts of sexual abuse” as a teenage Boy Scout filed a civil lawsuit Wednesday.

06/12/2013

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LAUSD Offers Settlement To 40 Students In Miramonte Abuse Cases

The Los Angeles Unified School District Wednesday announced it has offered approximately $17 million to dozens of students who alleged they were abused by a former teacher at Miramonte Elementary School.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/05/2013

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Deliberations Begin In Trial Of Teenage Girl Accused Of Killing Parents

Jury deliberations began Thursday in the trial of a Compton teenager accused along with her teenage boyfriend of murdering her mother and stepfather in October 2011.

05/09/2013

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Former Michael Jackson Defender Now Says Singer Abused Him

A choreographer and television personality who was a key witness in Michael Jackson’s successful defense against child molestation charges is seeking permission to file a claim against the singer’s estate alleging the pop superstar sexually abused him as a child.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/08/2013

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