Baby sitter convicted of murder in fatal beating of toddler
JESREY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A baby sitter accused of fatally beating a toddler has been convicted of murder.
Hudson County prosecutors say Andrew Howard-French was also convicted Thursday of...
School bus driver charged with driving while intoxicated
BERKELEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have charged a New Jersey school bus driver with driving while intoxicated and child endangerment.
Staff at the Clara B. Worth Elementary School in...
Wyoming man pleads not guilty to drug deal allegations
SARATOGA, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming man has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges including child endangerment after bringing a baby to a suspected drug deal.
Woman arrested on murder charges in deaths of man, 2 kids
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a Philadelphia woman has been arrested on murder and other charges in the shooting deaths of her two young daughters and their father.
Child tests positive for fentanyl, parents charged
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two St. Louis Park parents are charged with child endangerment and neglect after prosecutors say their 1-year-old son tested positive for fentanyl.
Suspended police officer, wife indicted in infant’s death
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A suspended New Jersey police officer and his wife have been indicted in the death of their three-month-old daughter.
Court: Boarding school owner can question accuser’s history
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The founder of an Iowa boarding school for troubled youth will get another chance to try to discredit a student whose testimony helped convict him of sexual abuse charges,...
St. Louis woman whose baby died of drug exposure sentenced
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis woman whose 8-month-old died last year from fentanyl and morphine exposure has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
Ex-teacher accused of touching students freed pending trial
LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A boarding school teacher accused of inappropriately touching two teenage boys while they slept has been freed from jail pending his trial.
St. Louis man charged after infant daughter’s fentanyl death
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis-area man has been charged with child endangerment following his infant daughter's death from the powerful opioid fentanyl.
St. Louis father charged after infant son dies from fentanyl
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis-area man has been charged with child endangerment after his 9-month-old son died from fentanyl and heroin exposure.
Indictment: Police officer tried to lure ‘teen girl’ for sex
HOWELL, N.J. (AP) — A suspended police sergeant accused of trying to have sex with someone he thought was a 15-year-old girl has been indicted on luring charges.
SC police: 10-year-old girl shot to death by 11-year-old boy
HANAHAN, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina say an 11-year-old boy fatally shot a 10-year-old girl inside a home near Charleston.
Lawrenceville School teacher accused of touching students
LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A 23-year-old teacher at The Lawrenceville School is accused of inappropriately touching two teenage boys while they slept.
Woman to face trial for making threats during Easter service
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A woman accused of making threats while holding a gun and her baby during an Easter Sunday service has been ordered to stand trial.
Father pleads guilty in death of 3-day-old infant daughter
WALLINGTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey father whose infant daughter died three days after a home birth last year has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and child endangerment charges.
New York jail guard accused of luring in New Jersey
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A New York corrections officer is accused in New Jersey of offering a girl money for sex and sexually assaulting her when she did not want to continue.
Missing Pennsylvania infant, parents found in Tennessee
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple accused of taking their infant son from a hospital after they were suspected of child abuse have been found in Tennessee.
Father charged with exposing 8-month-old to fentanyl
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a father who is accused of exposing his 8-month-old son to the powerful opioid fentanyl in July, dropping off the sick infant at a St. Louis...
Wichita mom, her boyfriend arrested in 2-year-old’s death
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 24-year-old Wichita woman and her boyfriend are jailed after her 2-year-old son was found dead at their home.
Wichita police say the case is currently considered a...
Woman who livestreamed fatal California crash out on parole
LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — A California woman convicted of driving drunk while livestreaming the crash that killed her younger sister has been released on parole after serving 26 months in...
Oskaloosa mother pleads guilty in toddler daughter’s death
OSKALOOSA, Iowa (AP) — An Oskaloosa woman has pleaded guilty in the 2014 death of her 17-month-old daughter.
Des Moines television station KCCI reports that Alicia Ritenour pleaded guilty...
Father of 1-year-old who died from fentanyl turns himself in
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The father of a 1-year-old whose October 2018 death was linked to fentanyl exposure is in jail on a charge of child endangerment.
Kansas man pleads guilty to attempted rape of 4-year-old
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A 76-year-old northeast Kansas man has pleaded guilty to trying to rape a 4-year-old girl.
FOX4KC reports Galen Hurt, of Linwood, pleaded Thursday in Leavenworth...
Patrol says man was drunk and speeding with daughter in car
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a Des Moines man who already lost his license was driving drunk with his 8-year-old daughter as he tried to speed away from a state trooper.
Mother gets prison term in toddler’s fentanyl overdose death
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh mom has been sentenced in the death of her toddler daughter, which authorities say was due to the narcotic fentanyl found in the child's pink sippy cup.
Parents charged after 11-month-old son overdoses on fentanyl
COCHRANVILLE, Pa. (AP) — State police say an infant overdosed on fentanyl after his parents fell asleep while using the drug in a vehicle at their Pennsylvania home.
Police: Mom left young kids alone to go help friend in fight
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh mom faces felony child endangerment charges after she allegedly left her two young children home alone so she could help a friend who was about to fight someone...
Day care operators plead not guilty to child endangerment
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Mason City couple who run a day care out of their home have pleaded not guilty to child endangerment.
Cerro Gordo County District Court records say 55-year-old Kyle...
Dad charged in St. Louis fire that nearly killed 4 children
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A father whose four young children were allegedly left alone and nearly killed in a St. Louis house fire has been charged with four counts of child endangerment.
Police: Teen drives about 8 blocks with sister on car hood
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man drove about eight blocks with his sister on the hood of a car, but was stopped when she called her stepfather and he stopped the driver.
Man who let 12-year-old drive car that hit boy is imprisoned
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa father whose 12-year-old son struck a 4-year-old boy while driving the man's car has been sent to prison.
Young Ohio mother acquitted of killing newborn
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A young Ohio mother who prosecutors said killed and buried her unwanted newborn in her backyard just days after her senior prom so that she could keep her "perfect life" was...
The Latest: Young mom cleared of murder may still do time
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a young Ohio mother's murder trial (all times local):
A young Ohio mother who was acquitted of charges that she killed and buried her...
6-month-old injured; day care provider charged
CLIVE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have charged a day care provider who, police say, acknowledged shaking a 6-month-old girl.
Clive Police Chief Michael Venema said in a news release Thursday...
Severely malnourished teen’s dad, stepmom plead not guilty
CLEVELAND (AP) — A severely malnourished 13-year-old boy fed a strict vegan diet of fruit and nuts by his parents and weighing just 65 pounds (30 kilograms) resembled a concentration camp survivor...
Woman pleads guilty to starving, caging 11-year-old girl
ALBANY, Mo. (AP) — A northwest Missouri woman who handcuffed an 11-year-old girl to a cage and starved her for a more than a year will be sentenced in October after pleading guilty to two counts...
Mother charged in death of 5-month-old son
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a mother has been charged with having killed her 5-month-old son, who was found dead in a north Philadelphia home over the weekend.
5 arrested for endangering children in Mandan
MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Five people have been arrested on child endangerment and child neglect charges in Mandan and two of them are also accused of dealing drugs.
Doctor accused of sexually assaulting 2 more patients
SUMMIT, N.J. (AP) — A pediatric gastroenterologist accused of sexually assaulting a patient for several years is now facing similar charges involving two other patients.
St. Louis man charged with firing at car with 3 kids inside
FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis man has been charged with firing into a vehicle with his 3-year-old son and two other children inside.
Mom charged in toddler’s death; remains found in alleyway
BELLMAWR, N.J. (AP) — The mother of a toddler whose remains were found in a trash-strewn alleyway last fall has been charged with his murder and abusing her two other young children.
St. Louis woman charged with risking kids over moving car
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis woman has been charged with three felony counts of child endangerment during a traffic stop after police say she jumped out of a car carrying three children without...
Iowa child care worker arrested in child’s death
DONNELLSON, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa day care worker has been arrested and charged with child endangerment in the December death of a child in her care.
Man faces charges in 5-year-old boy’s shooting death
YORK, Pa. (AP) — A man who authorities say was caring for a young boy who apparently shot himself with a gun inside an SUV is now facing several counts in the youth's death.
Wichita woman charged with murder in 2-year-old son’s death
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 23-year-old Wichita woman has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of her 2-year-old son.
Kimberly Compass was charged Tuesday in the death of Zayden...
Authorities: Woman gambling at casino left kids alone in car
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey woman left three young children alone in a car for two hours while she gambled at a Pennsylvania casino.
Iowa man, woman each get 30 years in prison for abusing boy
ELDORA, Iowa (AP) — A man and woman who confined the man's son in a basement in central Iowa have each been sentenced to 30 years in prison.
The Des Moines Register reports that 31-year-old...