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Classroom chalk board.
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Pat Loeb
February 25, 2019 - 5:29 pm
Updated: 9:59 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia officials plan to pull all their remaining students out of the Glen Mills Schools after a Philadelphia Inquirer investigation found a history or abuse and cover-ups there. Human services Commissioner Cynthia Figueroa says it was...
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Tatiana Mitchell
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Cherri Gregg
February 21, 2019 - 6:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — For Tatiana Mitchell , helping others is personal. "I've been through the fire," she said. Mitchell founded the #NoBrakes organization, which fosters resilience and a "keep-going-despite-the-odds" spirit in her native city of Camden. " 'No brakes' means no matter the...
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L-R Deborah and Michael McIlmail, CHILD USA CEO Marci Hamilton, former gymnast and abuse survivor Sarah Klein
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Steve Tawa
February 13, 2019 - 5:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The parents of a man who won what may be the largest payout to date from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in a clergy abuse case are donating a chunk of it to CHILD USA to track the Statute of Limitations reform movement. University of Pennsylvania Law School professor...
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ILE - In this Feb. 5, 2019, file pool photo, Nathan Sutherland, accused of raping and impregnating a patient at Hacienda HealthCare, is arraigned in Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix, Ariz.
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February 11, 2019 - 4:03 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is trying to catch up to 10 states with laws allowing electronic monitoring and other technology aimed at deterring abuse of vulnerable people at long-term care facilities, following the rape of an incapacitated Phoenix woman who later gave birth. Cameras are most commonly...
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Pope Francis blesses a boy during a Mass at the Sheikh Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.
AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili
February 05, 2019 - 5:53 pm
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis on Tuesday publicly acknowledged the scandal of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns and vowed to do more to fight the problem, the latest sign that there is no end in sight to the Catholic Church's abuse crisis — and that it now has a reckoning from...
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Suzanne Monaghan
February 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dating violence is more common than many people think. According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in three teens will experience physical, sexual or emotional abuse in a relationship. February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. In 2010...
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On a night he was facing a protest in his hometown of Chicago, singer R. Kelly appeared to be partying at a local club, where he proclaimed he's not concerned with the controversy brewing around him.
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January 10, 2019 - 2:09 pm
By Lisa Respers France and Ryan Young (CNN) — On a night he was facing a protest in his hometown of Chicago, singer R. Kelly partied at a local club, where he proclaimed he's not concerned with the controversy brewing around him. Videos of Kelly were posted on social media late Wednesday into...
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Following the "Surviving R. Kelly" finale, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chance the Rapper and other celebrities are asking, "Do black girls' lives matter?"
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January 09, 2019 - 8:57 am
By Sandra Gonzalez and Emanuella Grinberg, CNN (CNN) -- R. Kelly could be facing an investigation in Georgia after the airing of a Lifetime documentary series that chronicled allegations of abuse, predatory behavior and pedophilia against the singer. Gerald Griggs, an attorney for the family of...
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Empty wooden benches in old Catholic Church
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Mark Abrams
December 05, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A national expert on child abuse says the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's decision to permanently "black out" the names of 11 men appearing in the final report of the statewide investigating grand jury on clergy sex abuse was a public slap at abuse victims. Marci...
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November 21, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — According to research from the University of Vermont, trauma experienced in childhood can be psychologically carried into adulthood. The effects can range from small...
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