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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

File photo of a person in handcuffs. (Photo by HEIKO JUNGE/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn  (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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

Kassidy Kueper (Courtesy Madison County Sheriff's Department)

Former YMCA Counselor Pleads Guilty To Sex Abuse

Gets maximum term of probation, must register as sex offender.

05/25/2012

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Baby Boy Beaten by Live-in Boyfriend

Child is in custody of a relative of the mother.

05/23/2012

Darick Stallworth

Man Charged in Horrific Dog Abuse Case

31-year-old man charged

05/22/2012

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