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Head coach Joe Paterno of the Penn State Nittany Lions (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Coutinho: Joe Paterno Must Step Down

The thing that really angers me is that there was not one adult that put the children’s safety first. You know what they put first? The Program, football, wins, and the Nittany Lion legacy and that is why Joe Paterno should be asked to resign.

11/08/2011

Janet Chiauzzi (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Cops: Long Island Mom Stalked, Threatened Little League Coach After Son Was Cut

A Long Island mother was under arrest Monday after police said she stalked her son’s coach and sent threatening letters to his family, after her boy failed to make the team.

06/20/2011

NYC Rabbi Accused Of Molesting Child

Nechemya Weberman pleaded innocent at his arraignment to charges of criminal sex act, rape, endangering the welfare of a child and sexual abuse.

02/24/2011

Elizabeth Peters, 53, was convicted after surveillance camera caught her abusing the elderly woman she was being paid to care for.

Home Health Aide Convicted Of Abusing Elderly Patient

A home health aide has been convicted of brutalizing an 86-year-old Brooklyn woman who suffers from Alzheimer’s, leaving her on the floor while she watched television.

11/10/2010

Love is Louder

Love Is Louder Seeks To End Bullying

NEW YORK (CBS 2) — Bullying has taken up much of the national discussion this past month. To combat that issue, many campaigns are out to help young people survive the abuse. CBS 2 speaks […]

11/07/2010

Jury Deliberations To Continue In NJ Incest Case

Jurors have not reached a verdict in the first day of deliberations in the trial of a New Jersey father accused of raping five of his daughters.

10/19/2010

Closing Arguments Under Way In NJ Dad’s Incest Trial

Closing statements are under way Monday in the first of five trials for a New Jersey father accused of raping five of his daughters.

10/18/2010

NJ Father Under Cross-Examination In Incest Case

The man testified earlier that he loved his children and never harmed them. He said testimony from his former wife that he beat her and the children, and a daughter who said he raped her until she bore him a child, were “all lies.”

10/14/2010

Father: Rape, Incest Accusations ‘All Lies’

Under questioning by his lawyer Wednesday, the man said such actions would have drawn the attention of neighbors or police.

10/13/2010

Father To Resume Testimony At NJ Incest Trial

The man told jurors that he loved his children and never harmed them. He said his former wife’s testimony that he beat her and their children was “fabricated.”

10/13/2010

A bus on McLean Avenue - Yonkers, NY - File Photo

Public Hearing Planned On Yonkers Nuisance Law

The bill is aimed at cracking down on slumlords, but Yonkers City Council President Chuck Leznick says the public nuisance abatement law is flawed.

10/12/2010

Father To Resume Testifying At NJ Incest Trial

The man told jurors last week that his former wife had been attracted to his “high morals” when they met as high school students in Paterson.

10/12/2010

Police Headquarters - Newark, NJ - File Photo

A.C.L.U. Alleges Abuses At Newark Police Dept.

There are allegations of excessive force and improper arrests.

09/24/2010

Getty Images/Jim McIsaac

Abuse By Athletes: What’s The Connection?

From K-Rod to Brooklyn basketball phenom Lance Stephenson, domestic violence charges are showing a dark side to professional sports.

08/17/2010

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