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Mother Tells Police Her Infant Was Trying To Kill Her

A 35-year-old mother who is accused of throwing her 3-month-old daughter on the floor, told Pierce County deputies she thought the infant was trying to kill her.

CBS Seattle–06/18/2013

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$1M Bail For Man Accused In Baby-Freezer Case

Bail has been set at $1 million for a 25-year-old Washington man accused of putting his 6-week-old daughter in a freezer for about an hour to stop her crying.

05/29/2013

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Police ID Woman Accused Of Hitting Child At Zoo

A Portland police spokesman says numerous tips have helped investigators identify a woman who was reported kicking, slapping and pushing a little girl at the Oregon Zoo.

04/12/2013

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Police: Man Hog-Ties 4-Year-Old, Shoots Her 36 Times With BB Gun

A man is accused of hog-tying his 4-year-old stepdaughter with zip ties and duct tape and shooting her with a BB gun 36 times.

CBS Seattle–01/28/2013

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Sister Seeks Leniency For Mom In ‘Glued Toddler’ Case

The sister of a Dallas mother who beat her toddler and glued the child’s hands to a wall is asking a judge for leniency — even as she acknowledged her own fury over the attack. Margaret Escalona took the stand Wednesday at a sentencing hearing for Elizabeth Escalona.

CBS Seattle–10/10/2012

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Coach Accused Of Kidnapping, Abusing Teen

Police say they arrested a Portland basketball coach after a caller told them a teenager was yelling “Help me” in his apartment.

09/24/2012

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Police: Man Used 1-Year-Old As Human Shield Against Officers

A local Suquamish man reportedly tried to use a 1-year-old child as a human shield to defend himself against pursuing police officers.

08/24/2012

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Ohio Parents Accused of Locking Children in Boxes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio couple were charged this week with punishing their three children by forcing them into plastic boxes sealed with duct tape and only a square cut in the top for […]

CBS Seattle–08/03/2012

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FBI: Washington Sweep Pulls 6 Juveniles From Prostitution

An FBI spokeswoman says the federal agency and local law enforcement agencies have pulled six juveniles out of prostitution and arrested seven people accused of promoting commercial sexual abuse of a minor.

06/26/2012

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Boy, 3, Missing From WA Home; Younger Sibling Hurt

Police are searching for a 3-year-old Fircrest, Wash., boy after his 18-month-old brother was found severely beaten inside an apartment.

05/17/2012

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