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VIDEO: Man Beats On Fake Dog To See How People Will React

OckTV thought it would be a great idea to put a fake dog and add crying sound effects in a bag to see how people would react to him abusing the animal.

07/01/2015

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Police: Son Charged With Abuse of 87-Year-Old Mother

A 57-year-old man has been arrested and charged with abusing his mother, who remains hospitalized in very serious condition.

05/05/2015

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A Medical Re-Awakening To Issues Of Domestic Violence

Desiree Cooper, a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, said many victims of abuse neglect their healthcare needs.

09/17/2014

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Peterson Indictment: More NFL Off-Field Trouble

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was booked and released from a Texas jail on a child abuse charge early Saturday, capping a tumultuous week for the NFL, which was already facing heavy criticism for its handling of a domestic violence case involving another star player.

09/12/2014

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Md. Parents Allegedly Locked Up Autistic Twin Sons in Dark Basement Room

A Montgomery County couple has been arrested after police say they repeatedly locked their twin autistic sons in a dark basement room overnight.

07/22/2014

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Police: Woman Assaulted Behind D.C. School

A woman was assaulted behind a D.C. school early Sunday morning and police are looking for her attacker.

03/16/2014

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Protective Order Bill Clears House Unanimously

A bill that would make it easier for abuse victims to obtain protective orders has cleared the House of Delegates with a unanimous vote.

03/06/2014

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FDA Announces Label Changes On Opioids To Prevent Addiction, Overdoses

On Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that they plan to implement labeling changes on prescription opioids for the sake of safety.

09/12/2013

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VP Joe Biden: Abused Women Fear Being Raped By The System

Vice President Joe Biden says many women who are raped or physically abused don’t report it because they don’t want, in his words, “to get raped again by the system.”

05/01/2013

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2 Kids Found In Filthy Conditions, Va. Mom Charged

Authorities say filthy living conditions prompted them to remove two children from a military housing unit in Portsmouth and charge the girls’ mother with child abuse.

11/27/2012