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Localities plant blue pinwheels for Child Abuse Awareness Month

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HISTORIC TRIANGLE -- You may have seen the gardens of pinwheels cropping up across the Historic Triangle. Little blue pinwheels in the dozens appeared...
The Avalon Center has seen a 50% rise in phone calls compared to last year and attribute the pandemic to the increase in cases. (WYDaily file photo/Courtesy of Pixabay)

Domestic Violence Awareness Month is nearly over, but the struggle continues

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, but the issue doesn’t end with that. In fact, since the start of the pandemic, domestic violence cases have...
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Mark these days: Oct. 26-30. Here’s why

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Five Days of Action. That’s what YMCA of the Virginia Peninsulas is participating in – a week to “raise awareness and inspire adults to take...
Daniel Todorovic, 31 and Anastasia Antonovna Todororic, 31. Anastasia's photo was taken from body camera footage, authorities said.(WYDaily/ Courtesy of the Williamsburg Police Department)

Williamsburg husband and wife face child neglect, abuse, drug charges

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A Williamsburg man and his wife are facing serious allegations in connection with a drug investigation that also netted the pair child abuse and...
Rosa Parks is one of 11 statues in Hampton University's Legacy Park which was revealed as part of the university's annual Founders Day celebration (WYDaily Photo/ Courtesy of Hampton University)

ICYMI in Hampton and Newport News: Free tuition, arcade games, ship repair and more

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With dozens of headlines every week, it’s easy to miss some here and there. Get in on the conversation. Here are this week’s most-read stories. College...
The annual conference provides education for professionals in the child maltreatment field deal with child abuse cases (WYDaily/ Courtesy of Pixabay)

This gathering teaches professionals how to deal with child abuse cases

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The Children's Advocacy Centers of Virginia are having their annual Crimes Against Children Conference at the Hampton Roads Convention Center later this month. The deadline...

These two women are raising awareness about child abuse in honor of Noah Tomlin

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Noah Tomlin, the toddler from Buckroe Beach who went missing in June and later found dead, touched the hearts of people across the country. In...
The annual vigil has members from various departments in James City County and City of Williamsburg presenting information about child abuse and neglect. (WYDaily/Courtesy Rebecca Vinroot)

Child Abuse is being recognized in Greater Williamsburg. Here’s how

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Child abuse and neglect is a topic on the minds of leaders in James City County and the City of Williamsburg as the start...