Abuse

Disabled

Wheelchair

Investigation finds widespread abuse of the disabled

Scandals

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Penn State fined $2.4M for failure to report Jerry Sandusky abuse

Investigation

Gymnast

More abuse allegations against former USA Gymnastics doctor

Religion

Clergy sex-abuse case

Report: Pennsylvania representative expects shocking findings from clergy sexual abuse investigation

Parenting

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Why she stays: Keeping the children safe from an abusive spouse

Parenting

Spanking Children

Study: Spanking children doesn't improve behavior, leads to troubling outcomes

Mental Health

Online anonymous poster

Sexual assault survivors, especially men, find refuge in online anonymity

Police and Crime

 Erik Finnegan Bensalem arrest

Man charged with dumping Norristown woman's body on Bensalem roadside

Licenses

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North Philly funeral director has license revoked after bodies found in garage

Crime

'Tacony dungeon' woman: lawyers forced me to plead guilty

Arrests

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North Philly funeral director charged with abuse of corpse

Lifestyle

Family violence

Healing the heart of the wounded parent

Crime

'Tacony dungeon' woman who imprisoned disabled adults gets life sentence + 80 years

Pope in Philly

Priest abuse

Ex-priest wants Pope Francis to address sex abuse in church

Animal Activists

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Animal rights group releases video of chickens allegedly being abused at Delaware farm

Abuse

Child Abuse 2

Ordered to live with an abuser: How and why American family courts fail children

Courts

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Patient awarded $500K for verbal abuse while sedated

Parenting

Yelling Father

Daddy Jekyll, Daddy Hyde: Transforming patterns of verbal abuse for the sake of our children

Abuse

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Alabama investigates claim of elder abuse over Harper Lee novel

Crime and Courts

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Lawsuit claims Delco schools covered up child abuses

Health News

Female Genital Mutilation

Female genital mutilation at risk of doubling in U.S.