Child Abuse

Adrian Peterson (Photo Tom Lynn /Getty Images)

Arbiter Denies Adrian Peterson’s Appeal

An 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.

12/12/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Harry Engels/Getty Images), Roger Goodell (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images), Ray Rice (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Union Says Personal Conduct Policy Needs To Be Collectively Bargained

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ union chief DeMaurice Smith were to meet Tuesday to discuss the league’s personal conduct policy.

11/25/2014

Ann Bactawar was sentenced to five years in jail for physically abusing children at a day care center in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Photo: CBS2)

Woman Sentenced To 5 Years For Physically Abusing Children At N.J. Day Care Center

Friday 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.

11/14/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

AP: Peterson’s Hearing On Possible Reinstatement To Be Held Monday

A 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.

11/13/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo Tom Lynn /Getty Images)

Peterson’s Return To NFL Might Take A Lot Longer Than He Wants

If Adrian Peterson is allowed to return to the Minnesota Vikings this season, the reunion won’t happen swiftly.

11/06/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Andy Clayton King/Getty Images)

Peterson Reaches Plea Agreement In Child-Abuse Case, Will Avoid Jail Time

Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson will avoid jail time after reaching a plea agreement in his child-abuse case.

11/04/2014

Jeida Torres (credit: Kimberly Torres-Smith via Facebook)

Lawmakers Look To Expand Reporting Requirements Of Suspected Child Abuse

Following 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.

10/26/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo Tom Lynn /Getty Images)

Prosecutors Want Peterson’s Bond Revoked After He Allegedly Admitted Smoking Pot

Peterson allegedly told a worker conducting his urinalysis exam during a Wednesday court appearance that “he smoked a little weed.”

10/09/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Andy Clayton King/Getty Images)

Adrian Peterson To Plead Not Guilty To Child-Abuse Charge

Prosecutor Phil Grant declined to comment Tuesday on whether the case could be settled without a trial. If convicted, Peterson faces up to two years in prison.

10/07/2014

Ray Rice (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

The NFL Player Vetting Process: There Are No Sure Things

By the time the typical player signs an NFL contract, around 100 scouts, coaches and general managers have pored over his history.

09/22/2014

Running back Jonathan Dwyer of the Arizona Cardinals scores a touchdown in the first quarter against the New York Giants on Sept. 14, 2014, at MetLife Stadium. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Cardinals’ Jonathan Dwyer Deactivated From Team Activities After Alleged Assault

The news just keeps getting worse for the NFL. On Wednesday the reeling league was hit with another scandal when the Arizona Cardinals’ Jonathan Dwyer was reportedly arrested for an attack on a woman.

09/17/2014

Parent weighs in on Adrian Peterson child abuse case (Credit: CBS 2)

Adrian Peterson Child Abuse Case Rekindles Child Discipline Debate

The child abuse charges surrounding Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson have reignited discussions about child discipline.

09/17/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Vikings Bar Peterson From All Team Activities; RB Could Be Done For Year

Peterson is charged with a felony for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son and now could miss the rest of the season while the case proceeds through the court system.

09/17/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo Tom Lynn /Getty Images)

Report: Adrian Peterson Accused Of Injuring Another Young Son During Discipline

The Vikings reinstated star running back Adrian Peterson on Monday, three days after benching him because he was facing a child-abuse charge in Texas for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son.

09/15/2014

Jim Rome and Charles Barkley (Credit: CBS)

WATCH: Charles Barkley Defends Adrian Peterson In Child Abuse Case

“Every black parent in my neighborhood in the south would be in trouble or in jail under those circumstances … We called it ‘spanking’ or ‘whipping’ our kids.”

09/15/2014

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