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A Yonkers man has been accused of violently assaulting a 78-year-old woman on the subway after she reportedly threatened to harm him and his family.

On March 10, 36-year-old Marc Gomez was riding a Subway in The Bronx with his fiancée and her preteen daughter when they encountered an elderly homeless woman who was lying across a row of seats.

The woman, who was preventing passengers from sitting during the ride, was said to have turned her attention toward Gomez and his family-to-be as she became boisterous in an assumed attempt to intimidate them.

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A Kentucky mom is facing charges after allegations that she forced her teenage daughter to consume copious amounts of liquor as a way to teach her a lesson.

34-year-old Miranda Gayle Polston arrived home on March 10 and discovered that her 14-year-old daughter had been helping herself to alcoholic beverages inside of her Somerset residence.

In an attempt to instill the dangers of drinking liquor Polston was said to have demanded that the young girl would take place in consuming an allegedly large amount of spirits against her will.

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What to do when Social Services has been called—

You and your husband were arguing the other night. Neighbors called the police. The police told you that they had to arrest one of you and he chose you. You’ve bailed out of jail, you’ve contacted an experienced Orange County domestic violence or criminal defense attorney,  you are prepared for court and then you come home and there it is out of left field- a business card left on your door from the Department of Child and Family Services with a note that you must call a social worker. You call as instructed and are told that “your social worker” needs to investigate “your case.”

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