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Somers Point Sex Offender, 79, Charged After Lemonade Stand Incident

Sex assault charges have been filed against a 79-year-old convicted sex offender following an incident at a lemonade stand run by three young girls in southern New Jersey.

07/09/2011

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Brooklyn DA Reopens Case Against Bus Matron Who ‘Tormented’ Autistic Boy

A Staten Island family was optimistic Thursday night that they will get long-awaited justice for their autistic son. They said a bus matron taunted and tormented him as he injured himself while in her care.

06/30/2011

Monitor Questions Steep Drop In Neglect Complaints At N.J. Child Welfare Agency

A recent report from the Advocates for Children group shows a steep drop in the number of reports of suspected child abuse and neglect substantiated by the Division of Youth and Family Services.

06/08/2011

N.J. Woman Accused Of Starving Daughter To Death Pleads Not Guilty

A mother accused of starving an 8-year-old girl to death remains held on $500,000 bail.

06/01/2011

Court Date Set For N.J. Woman Accused Of Starving Daughter To Death

Vendette Ovilde was charged with aggravated manslaughter and child endangerment after allegedly starving her 8-year-old daughter to death.

05/31/2011

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NJ Teacher Arrested For ‘Sexual Conduct’ With Teen

Authorities in northern New Jersey say a substitute teacher had a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old boy who attended the school where she often taught.

04/30/2011

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NYPD: 8-Year-Old Brings Loaded 9mm To School, Sells It For $3

The father of an 8-year-old boy was facing criminal charges Friday, after his son allegedly brought a loaded gun to school in Queens and sold it to a classmate.

04/29/2011

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Arraignment Set For L.I. Woman Accused Of Driving Drunk With Child In Car

Lisa Terruso of Islip Terrace was due in court Tuesday, charged with driving drunk with her nine year-old daughter in the car.

04/26/2011

Queens Grandma Sylvenie Thessier Sentenced To 3 Years In Voodoo Ritual Burning Case

Prosecutors said the child’s mother sprayed the child with rum and set her on fire in June 2009 to rid her daughter of evil spirits, while the grandmother doused the girl with water and put her to bed without seeking medical help.

04/07/2011

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NYC Grandmother Pleads Guilty In Voodoo Ritual

Sylvenie Thessier of Queens faces three years in prison under a plea deal.

03/24/2011

Queens Man Pleads Guilty To Scalding Baby With Boiling Water

Anthony Parra pleaded guilty to assault and endangering the welfare of a child in a Queens court. He faces 20 years in prison.

03/09/2011

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NJ Man, Women Accused Of Producing Child Porn

Gary Cramer of Bridgeton and the women are each charged with aggravated sexual assault and child endangerment. The women’s names have not been released to protect the children.

02/25/2011

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L.I. Mom Accused In Pet Torture Case Pleads Guilty

Sharon McDonough admits she abused her children and dozens of pets, sometimes torturing dogs and cats in the presence of her young daughters in a home that her son called “a concentration camp for the animals.”

02/24/2011

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

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Appeals Court Overturns Conviction Of Man In NYC Rape Case

The four-judge panel said the trial judge should have let jurors hear the testimony of a married couple who said the girl told them she made up the story.

01/04/2011

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