Child abuse

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NFL Says Peterson Must Wait For Review Process

The NFL has formally begun a review of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s case, for potential punishment under the league’s personal conduct policy.

11/06/2014

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Experts: If Corporal Punishment Worked, Battered Kids Would Be The Best

With Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson indicted in connection with one alleged child abuse case and facing investigation regarding a second case, America’s parents have been left asking themselves: Is using corporal punishment on a child too tough?

09/19/2014

Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings looks on from the sideline during a game against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on Sept. 7, 2014 in St. Louis, Mo. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Vikings Bar Adrian Peterson From All Team Activities Following Public Pressure From Sponsors, Fans

After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner’s permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas.

09/17/2014

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Vikings Knew Of 2013 Allegation Peterson Struck Another Son Before Reinstating Him

The Minnesota Vikings knew of the 2013 allegation that Adrian Peterson struck another son as a form of discipline when then organization decided to reinstate the All-Pro running back.

09/16/2014

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Adrian Peterson To Appear In Court Wednesday

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will make his first court appearance Wednesday in Texas on a child abuse charge.

09/15/2014

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Barkley: ‘Every Black Parent In The South’ Whips Their Kids

NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley claims that black parents in the South “whip” their children.

09/15/2014

Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings looks on from the sideline during a game against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on Sept. 7, 2014 in St. Louis, Mo. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Former Coach: Adrian Peterson’s Dad Was ‘A Firm Disciplinarian’

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson’s booking on a child abuse charge Saturday has created another crisis for the embattled NFL, already derided for not responding strongly enough to acts of domestic violence by its players.

09/15/2014

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Mom, Boyfriend Accused In Beating Of 3-Year-Old Girl With Belts, Shoes

An East Texas grand jury has indicted a woman and her boyfriend for allegedly using belts, switches and shoes to beat her 3-year-old daughter.

12/19/2013

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Police: Woman Found Video Of Boyfriend Molesting Daughter, 12, In Her Sleep

A local man was arrested after his girlfriend discovered videos of him touching her 12-year-old daughter inappropriately while she slept.

11/30/2013

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Boy Scouts Hold Child Abuse Forum In Dallas Area

The Boy Scouts of America is wrapping up a meeting of experts and leaders focusing on ways to identify and fight child abuse.

10/15/2013

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