Child Abuse

New California Law Bars Consent Defense In Child Sexual Abuse CasesCalifornia defendants accused of sexually abusing children will no longer be able to use a consent defense in civil cases.
Hesperia Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Abusing Girlfriend's 4-Month-Old InfantA 24-year-old man remained in custody Wednesday on suspicion of abusing his girlfriend's 4-month-old son.
AP Source: Peterson, Goodell Meet About ReinstatementMinnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson met Tuesday with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell regarding his reinstatement, eight days before the expected expiration of the suspension that was invoked last season under the personal conduct policy.
Police Say Parents Of Dead Nevada Toddler May Be In SouthlandThe parents of a 3-year-old girl found dead in a North Las Vegas, Nev., home earlier this week might be in the Southland traveling with five other children, authorities said Saturday morning.
Police: Santa Paula Father Bit 3-Year-Old's Arm, Hurled 8-Month-Old Onto BedA 33-year-old father accused of physically assaulting his two young daughters remained in custody on Saturday.
Toddler Critically Injured In Fall From Woodland Hills Motel Window A 2-year-old Woodland Hills child was hospitalized in critical condition Wednesday after falling from a second story window, the LAPD said.
Bean Bag Shotgun Possibly Stolen From Trunk Of Sheriff's Patrol CarAuthorities have issued a public safety alert following the possible theft of a bean bag shotgun from the trunk of a sheriff's patrol car.
Vikings' Peterson Avoids Jail Time In Plea AgreementMinnesota 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.
Vikings Place Adrian Peterson On Exempt ListThe 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.
NFL Star Peterson's Child Abuse Charges Shed Light On Discipline DebateWhile 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.
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Indicted On Child Abuse Charge, Out Sunday Against PatriotsThe 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.
30 Years Later, Key Figures Reflect On McMartin Preschool CaseIt'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.
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