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Child Abuse

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  • Proposed child abuse reporting law heads to State Senate

    A proposed law aiming to train school employees to better identify signs of child abuse or neglect was approved by the California State Assembly last week and now heads to the State Senate.
  • Suspects accused of child abuse, and passing off candy as heroin

    Suspects accused of child abuse, and passing off candy as heroin
    A 38-year-old man has been accused of child abuse after police discovered deplorable living conditions inside his home, where he had been allegedly trying to pass off Mexican candy as heroin. Thomas Casillas, 38, and his girlfriend, Vanessa Hidalgo, 36,...

    Bill would boost reports of child abuse in schools

    On the heels of criminal cases involving California teachers and district employees who failed to report alleged child abuse on campus, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has proposed a law that would require public schools to adopt uniform procedures...

    Mother charged with child abuse

    A Glendale mother was charged Tuesday with child abuse after she allegedly left her 4-year-old son naked outside on their apartment balcony for more than an hour, officials said. Brook Kassa, 52, who was being held in lieu of $100,000 bail, faces a...

    As campaigns wind down, rhetoric and accusations heat up

    A flurry of accusations unleashed over the weekend by supporters of Greg Krikorian — the Republican challenger to Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) — closed out what for months has been a contentious race. Each side has been crying...