Child Abuse

Adrian Peterson Vents On Twitter About Honoring ContractAdrian Peterson took to Twitter on Thursday to express his frustration over criticism he is receiving while staying away from the voluntary portion of the Minnesota Vikings' offseason.
NFL Reinstates Minnesota Vikings Running Back Adrian PetersonPeterson's agent has said the star running back wants to play elsewhere next season. But the Vikings say they have no plans to trade him.
Agent: Adrian Peterson Returning To Vikings Not In His 'Best Interest'Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings have reached a standstill in their professional relationship.
N.J. Supreme Court Tosses Man's Child Abuse Guilty Plea Based On 'Off-Color' LanguageThe New Jersey State Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a Morris County was not guilty of child abuse just because he admitted to using “off-color language” in the presence of a 13-year-old foster child.
Arbiter Denies Adrian Peterson's AppealAn arbiter appointed by the NFL to hear Adrian Peterson's appeal has ruled that the Minnesota Vikings running back will remain suspended until at least next spring.
Union Says Personal Conduct Policy Needs To Be Collectively BargainedNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players' union chief DeMaurice Smith were to meet Tuesday to discuss the league's personal conduct policy.
Woman Sentenced To 5 Years For Physically Abusing Children At N.J. Day Care CenterFriday was sentencing day for a New Jersey day care worker convicted of abusing children. The woman made an emotional plea to parents before learning her fate.
AP: Peterson's Hearing On Possible Reinstatement To Be Held MondayA person with knowledge of the hearing told The Associated Press on Thursday that Adrian Peterson will meet with the NFL early next week about possible reinstatement with the Minnesota Vikings.
Peterson's Return To NFL Might Take A Lot Longer Than He WantsIf Adrian Peterson is allowed to return to the Minnesota Vikings this season, the reunion won't happen swiftly.
Peterson Reaches Plea Agreement In Child-Abuse Case, Will Avoid Jail TimeMinnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson will avoid jail time after reaching a plea agreement in his child-abuse case.
Lawmakers Look To Expand Reporting Requirements Of Suspected Child AbuseFollowing the death of 3-year-old Jeida Torres at a Brooklyn homeless shelter last week, Sen. Parker says he's learned the law does not include subcontractors working at city homeless shelters.
Prosecutors Want Peterson's Bond Revoked After He Allegedly Admitted Smoking PotPeterson allegedly told a worker conducting his urinalysis exam during a Wednesday court appearance that "he smoked a little weed."