6 Charged in NH Youth Detention Center Sex Abuse Probe

Six former staffers at New Hampshire’s state-run youth detention center were arrested Wednesday in connection with the abuse of 11 children over the course of a decade, including one who continued working with children for nearly 20 years after he is accused of holding a boy down while colleagues raped him.

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Ex-Youth Center Intern Says She Was Told to Destroy Notes

A former intern at New Hampshire’s youth detention center says a supervisor suggested she destroy her notes and lie about a teen’s sexual assault allegation. And though she reported the boy’s claim to state investigators and police, it wasn’t included in an annual report that state officials submitted to the federal government.

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Pacifiers

A mother’s claims against baby product company MAM for damages under the Fraud Act and consumer protection statutes, as well as her claims for breach of warranty and unjust enrichment, can proceed, a federal court in Illinois ruled. The mother says the company falsely advertised its pacifiers as “orthodontic,” although studies allegedly show that extended pacifier use is harmful to children’s health.

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