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California Official Accused of Beating Stepson Resigns His Post [VIDEO]

Last week, disturbing video showing a Southern California water agency director beating his step-son with a belt surfaced on YouTube. Now that man, Anthony Sanchez, has stepped down from his post.

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Children Hospitalized at Alarming Rate Due to Abuse: Study

More than 4,500 children in the United States were hospitalized and 300 children died from their injuries in one year due to child abuse, according to a new report in the journal Pediatrics.

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CDC: Child Abuse, Neglect Cost United States Billions

Child abuse and neglect doesn’t only have a huge social impact, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control it has is a huge financial burden.

The report released Wednesday found that just one year of confirmed cases of child maltreatment – meaning physical abuse, sexual abuse, psychological abuse and neglect – costs about $124 billion.

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Shocking or No? Spankings Are Still the Norm for Half of Americans

Back in the ’60s, corporal punishment was common practice for a shocking 94 percent of parents in the US. While a lot of us may find this number unsettling, just as many don’t. In fact, half of all parents today admitted to punishing children by “spanking on the bottom with a bare hand” to a telephone poll conducted by the National Institutes for Mental Health.

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Jerry Sandusky Waives His Preliminary Hearing At Last Minute – Moves Case To Trial

Sandusky's lawyers and prosecutors had late night negotiations in which they opted for an abbreviated preliminary hearing in the child sexual abuse case that has been brought against Former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky.

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Penn State’s Jerry Sandusky Charged With Sexual Abuse

Former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky is charged with acts of sexual abuse over a 15 year period. Two school officials have stepped down in light of this news for covering up the allegations. All three men continue to assert their innocence.

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Charles Graner Jr., Key Figure in Abu Ghraib Abuse Case, Freed from Leavenworth

When photographs of U.S. soldiers abusing suspected Iraqi insurgents were released to the public in 2004, they caused an international outcry.

Over the weekend, the man who orchestrated the abuses at Abu Ghraib was released from prison.

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Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Put Women at Higher Risk for Mental Disorders

A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association states women who’ve been the victim of rape, sexual assault, stalking, or intimate-partner violence are much more likely to develop a mental disorder.

In the study, researchers in Australia found 57 percent of women who’d suffered at least one incident of abuse also had a history of depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress, substance abuse, or anxiety — including panic disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder. That’s more than twice the rate of women who had no such abuse.

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Lubbock Man Charged For Ditching 4 Year Old Son On Highway In The Middle Of The Night

A Lubbock man who is accused of ditching his son on a rural highway in the middle of the night is facing increased charges. His charge has been upped to attempted capitol murder.

32nd Judicial District Attorney, Ann Reed, upped the charges against Carlos Rico after talking with the police chief in Sweetwater

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