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Glen Mills Schools
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Jim Melwert
June 24, 2020 - 12:41 pm
Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said the Glen Mills Schools “failed in numerous ways” to protect its students, according to an audit of the Delaware County-based reform school. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
June 19, 2020 - 3:28 pm
Federal authorities have charged an Overbrook woman — who worked professionally with children in both Philadelphia and Delaware County — for distributing child pornography over messaging app Kik. Read more here.
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Child abuse
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Mark Abrams
June 08, 2020 - 9:18 am
The coronavirus pandemic may be fueling a disturbing rise in the number of child sexual abuse complaints, according to a nationwide tip line. Read more here.
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Kimberly Adams
June 07, 2020 - 7:01 pm
With COVID-19 restrctions easing in New Jersey, domestic abuse calls in New Jersey are intensifying. Read more here.
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Kimberly Adams
May 08, 2020 - 5:51 pm
We're all feeling a little trapped during the COVID-19 pandemic. But for those quarantined with an abusive partner, that feeling is even more prevalent. Now, two Burlington County nonprofits are doing all they can to help. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania state police.
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Jim Melwert
March 03, 2020 - 3:05 pm
A former Pennsylvania State Police trooper has been arrested in Chester County after a woman came forward alleging he molested her when she was a child. Read more here.
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Archbishop Nelson Perez
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Mark Abrams
February 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
Archbishop Nelson Perez is settling into his duties after he was officially installed as the new shepherd of the region’s more than 1 million Roman Catholics earlier this week. Listen to a one-on-one interview with Perez here.
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Diocese of Harrisburg
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AP News
February 19, 2020 - 1:44 pm
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, filed for bankruptcy, six months after disclosing it had paid millions of dollars to people sexually abused as children by its clerics. Read more here.
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Sakinah Love
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Cherri Gregg
February 13, 2020 - 4:00 am
Sakinah Love is changing the game by helping women break free from commercial sexual exploitation. Read more about this KYW Newsradio Gamechanger here.
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Glen Mills Schools
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John McDevitt
January 29, 2020 - 3:58 pm
Five new lawsuits have been filed against Glen Mills Schools, alleging severe physical, sexual and emotional abuse at the since-shuttered reform school. Read the latest here.
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