Child Abuse

Defense attorney Rusty Hardin, (L) and NFL running back Adrian Peterson of the of the Minnesota Vikings address the media after Peterson plead 'no contest' to a lesser misdemeanor charge of reckless assault on November 4, 2014 in Conroe, Texas. Peterson's plea to the Class A misdemeanor comes with two years of deferred adjudication. Peterson also received a $4,000 fine and 80 hours of required community service. (credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Vikings’ Peterson Avoids Jail Time In Plea Agreement

Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson avoided jail Tuesday by reaching a deal with Texas prosecutors to resolve a child abuse case that revived a national debate about corporal punishment.

11/04/2014

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Vikings Place Adrian Peterson On Exempt List

The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt/commissioner’s permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges.

09/16/2014

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NFL Star Peterson’s Child Abuse Charges Shed Light On Discipline Debate

While the Minnesota Vikings reinstated six-time Pro Bowl running back Adrian Peterson to their roster, a TV station in Houston revealed a second case in which suggests the former MVP is being investigated for reportedly hurting his son while disciplining him.

09/15/2014

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Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Indicted On Child Abuse Charge, Out Sunday Against Patriots

The attorney for Adrian Peterson says the Minnesota Vikings star running back has been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse.

09/12/2014

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30 Years Later, Key Figures Reflect On McMartin Preschool Case

It’s been 30 years since allegations of child molestation at a Manhattan Beach preschool shocked the country. CBS2’s Paul Magers spoke with key figures in the McMartin abuse case about what’s happened in the years since.

08/04/2014

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Sheriff: Hesperia Couple Arrested In Long-Term Abuse Of 6-Month-Old Boy

A San Bernardino County woman and her live-in boyfriend Thursday faced charges in the alleged long-term abuse of a six-month-old boy.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2014

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Senate OKs Bill Easing Firings For Teacher Abuse

Senators unanimously passed AB215 on a 33-0 vote Monday. The bill by Democratic Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan of Alamo creates a separate hearing process for teachers who are charged with egregious misconduct.

06/09/2014

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Richstone Family Center Walkathon A Success In Windy Manhattan Beach

Supporters still made it out to the event to raise money for a good cause.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/26/2014

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Blue Ribbon Commission Calls For Major Overhaul Of County’s Child Welfare System

The Los Angeles County Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Protection Tuesday requested a major overhaul of the county’s child welfare system stating it is “in crisis”.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/22/2014

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LA Airport Police Sergeant Arrested On Suspicion Of Child Abuse

A 42-year-old Los Angeles Airport Police sergeant was arrested on suspicion of child abuse after allegedly using a belt on his 11-year-old son, Hawthorne police announced Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2014

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Babysitter Pleads Not Guilty To Killing 4-Year-Old Girl

A 53-year-old babysitter pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder and other charges in connection to the death of a 4-year-old girl.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2014

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LAPD Officer Accused Of Hitting Teen Relative For Poor Grades

The arraignment of a Los Angeles police officer accused of child abuse has been pushed back to May, the Orange County District Attorney’s office said in a written statement on Friday.

03/21/2014

Sidnicka Wilson has been arrested. (credit: LAPD)

Mother Charged With Child Abuse After 2 Toddlers Are Found Wandering South LA Streets

A woman was charged with child abuse Friday after her two toddlers were found roaming the streets of south Los Angeles earlier this week, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

CBS Los Angeles–03/07/2014

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Former Lancaster Soccer Coach Convicted Of Molesting 15 Children

A former soccer coach has been convicted of molesting 15 children.

02/28/2014

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Fontana Foster Parents Arrested For Child Abuse, Endangerment

A Fontana couple faced charges Thursday for allegedly abusing their foster child, police said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2014

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