child abuse

Wing Eating Contest For Great Cause
Violence against children IS preventable. It begins with you! One out of four girls will be the victim of sexual abuse before age 18, and one out of six boys the same. Michelle Loranger, Executive Director of the Children's Advocacy Center of Bristol County, spoke about what the agency is doing and …
MLB And Players Union Unveil Domestic Violence Policy
Major League Baseball has unveiled its first comprehensive domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy.
The agreement announced jointly Friday by the commissioner's office and the players' union has been in the works since last year, following a series of high-profile domestic …
NFL Reinstates Adrian Peterson
The NFL is reinstating Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.
The league announced that he will become an active NFL player again effective Friday and may participate in all scheduled team activities.
Peterson had been suspended since pleading no contest last November to child-abuse charges i…
Adrian Peterson On Exempt List
Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf says team officials made a mistake by activating star running back Adrian Peterson. Wilf said this morning that it's important to listen to the team's fans and sponsors. Wilf added Peterson will be away from the team and focused on his personal situation..…
Anheuser-Bush “Disappointed” With The NFL
In another indication of the hit to the NFL’s reputation, major sponsor Anheuser-Busch is expressing concern over the league’s handling of the recent domestic violence and child abuse charges facing active players.
New Bedford Parents Educated on Abuse
April is sexual assault awareness and child abuse prevention month, and New Bedford parents are listening.
The Boys and Girls Club hosted an event Wednesday afternoon, with community agencies providing information on the warning signs of abuse, and how to address the issue...

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