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UPDATE: Northwoods Man Gets 7 Years for Anti-Gay Attack

Walter Worthan is accused of keeping 16 and 17-year-old boys at Worthan’s house, taping them to chairs, beating them, throwing them down stairs, burning them with cigarettes, and more.

08/27/2013

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Soccer Star Makes Big Donation To Stray Rescue, Urges St. Louis Athletes To Match

Tim Ream of the Bolton Wanderers made recent visit to St. Louis shelter.

08/26/2013

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UPDATE: South St. Louis Father Arrested, Accused of Hitting 2-Year-Old Son

Police rushed to the boy’s home in the 7000 block of Weil at about 7 p.m. Thursday. The boy was unresponsive and died a short time later.

05/10/2013

T-shirts made by victims of child abuse, documenting what they went through in shocking detail, hang in the lobby of the Madison County Administration Building in Edwardsville. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Colorful Paper Cutouts Call Attention To Child Abuse Prevention Month

Children as young as one are subjected to “bondage, sadism, torture”, according to top law enforcer.

04/02/2013

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Mo. Couple Charged With Handcuffing Teen To Pole

A Missouri couple accused of handcuffing the husband’s teenage son to a basement pole has been charged with child abuse.

02/12/2013

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New Illinois Law Requires Schools to Teach About Sexual Assaults, Abuse

Sen. Bivins says the lessons required under this law will teach kids what sexual assault is, and that they should speak up if it happens.

01/25/2013

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Quinn Appoints New DHS Inspector eneral

New Inspector General had role in investigation that prompted shakeup

12/07/2012

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Woman Beats Grandmother, Believing Her To Be Possessed By A Demon

Attack in south St. Louis County results in elderly abuse charges.

11/30/2012

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Stallworth Gets Four Years For Killing Five Dogs In “House Of Horrors”

“Abuse animals…and you’re going to lose your freedom,” says Stray Rescue’s Randy Grim.

10/04/2012

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Gov. Quinn “Disturbed” By BND Report

Newspaper story said Illinois Department of Human Services failed to investigate abuse allegations.

07/01/2012

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