LAS VEGAS (AP) — Five adult relatives of a 3-year-old who wounded himself in the face with his mother's handgun have pleaded not guilty to felony child endangerment charges.
Man pleas to involuntary manslaughter in infant’s death
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of his 5-week-old daughter almost four years ago.
FRANKLIN, Ohio (AP) — Police say a youth wrestling coach in Ohio accused of knowing about hazing among wrestlers but not stopping it has pleaded not guilty to charges of child endangerment and...
Missoula foster parents plead not guilty to child abuse
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Missoula couple have pleaded not guilty in a Montana court to criminal child endangerment and other charges in their treatment of foster children.
California dad rescued from ocean to be booked
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A California father rescued from the ocean will be booked on charges of child endangerment after authorities say he left his 6-year-old daughter alone in their car in...
Prosecutors: Officer tried to meet ‘teen girl’ for sex
WALDWICK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey police officer who thought he was communicating online with a 15-year-old girl set up a meeting so they could have sex.
Mother sentenced for leaving boy, 6, at LA train station
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A mother who abandoned her 6-year-old son at a bustling train station in downtown Los Angeles has been sentenced to 1 ½ years in county jail.
Gun owner takes plea deal in child’s shooting of dog
CARTHAGE, Mo. (AP) — A 27-year-old man pleaded guilty to a reduced charge in a case involving a 5-year-old shooting a dog with a handgun.
The Joplin Globe reports Daniel Byrd, of Carthage,...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Johnston woman has been charged two months after a child at her home day care was found unresponsive and later died.
MOUNTAIN GROVE, Mo. (AP) — A former Junior ROTC instructor for a southern Missouri high school has pleaded guilty to repeatedly grazing a student's body with a knife and giving her enough alcohol...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State President Graham Spanier must report to jail by May 1 to start serving a criminal sentence for his handling of a complaint about Jerry Sandusky showering...
Former teacher admits sending nude pictures to student
MONTGOMERY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A former high school teacher accused of sending nude photos of herself and explicit messages to a male student has pleaded guilty to child...
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri man who was driving during a police chase that started in Joplin and ended in Kansas has been sentenced to four years in prison.
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A Rochester mother has pleaded guilty to driving drunk with five of her children in her vehicle and been sentenced to a year in jail.
Doctor convicted in ‘ski rage’ attack on boy
VERNON, N.J. (AP) — A doctor accused of attacking a 12-year-old boy in a "ski rage" incident at a northern New Jersey resort has been convicted of child endangerment and other counts.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A former Montana day care owner and her husband have been accused of abusing a child they adopted in 2013.
The Missoulian reported Thursday that Angela and Malcom...
WILLINGBORO, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey father who authorities say was driving drunk and speeding when he crashed his car, killing one of his 4-year-old twin sons and seriously injuring the other,...
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who gave birth in a restroom at her work and left the baby boy partially submerged in the toilet has pleaded guilty to felony child...
Police: Children covered in feces, bugs at Kentucky home
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police say they found two children covered in feces and bugs at a Kentucky home, prompting authorities to charge a man with child endangerment.
Mom faces charges after driver finds nearly naked child
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania mom faces felony child endangerment charges after her 3-year-old daughter was found standing outside nearly naked in near-freezing...
After boy’s death, governor points to ‘gross mistakes’
CHICAGO (AP) — An autopsy on a 2-year-old Chicago boy found bruises and old rib fractures, but records show state child welfare workers never reported injuries despite numerous visits.
CHICAGO (AP) — A woman and a man have been charged in the death of the woman's 2-year-old son, who had sores and bruises on his body when authorities were called to a Chicago home.
MARION, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a child was present as meth was being made at a home in Virginia and now two people have been arrested on child endangerment and drug charges.
TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey high school coach has been fired and faces charges following accusations of sexual contact with two teenagers.
Police say 2-year-old boy died after man sat on him
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Iowa police say a 2-year-old boy died after a man sat on the child for allegedly taking his cellphone.
Pottawattamie County court records show 31-year-old Larry...
EBENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former Pennsylvania pediatrician was sentenced Monday to at least 79 years in prison for sexually assaulting 31 children, most of them patients, as his now-adult victims...
EBENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on pediatrician's sentencing for sexually assaulting 31 children (all times local):
A former Pennsylvania pediatrician has been sentenced to...
PENN, Pa. (AP) — A man who helped operate a now closed day care center at his Pennsylvania home is accused of sexually assaulting several young children who attended the center.
PHOENIX (AP) — Police in Phoenix say three men have been arrested for allegedly firing shots at a saguaro cactus.
They say 29-year-old Forte Nichols, 38-year-old Kyonnie Hodge and...
VANDERGRIFT, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man whose infant son was suffocated when he fell asleep on his father's chest is now facing involuntary manslaughter charges.
Man, wife await sentences for robbing her workplace
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — A Dubuque man and wife are awaiting sentencings for the robbery of the Dubuque restaurant where she worked.
The Telegraph Herald reports that 41-year-old William Brown...
Police: Bus driver facing DUI, endangerment charges
BATH, Pa. (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania school bus driver is facing charges after police allege she drove erratically while under the influence of alcohol with 26 juveniles aboard, then abandoned...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A jury has acquitted an anti-violence activist who had been charged with child endangerment.
The Des Moines Register reports that 46-year-old Calvetta Williams was...
WEST YORK, Pa. (AP) — West York police say a 71-year-old man beat five of his seven young children with a curtain rod, held at least two of them underwater in a bathtub and locked them all day in...
Bus driver given overdose antidote will remain in jail
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A judge has ordered that a woman who crashed a school bus carrying special-needs students and then was administered an overdose antidote should be kept in jail pending...
Police: Drunken driver left child behind at scene of crash
REVERE, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say a drunken driver who rolled over her car left a child behind at the scene of the crash.
Authorities say the 37-year-old Revere woman faces...
Texas man charged after young children found in squalid home
DALLAS (AP) — A 31-year-old man has been charged with child endangerment after police found his four young children alone in his squalid Dallas apartment.
Winona mother enters guilty plea to harming toddler
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Winona mother has pleaded guilty to endangering her young son by trying to make him sicker so medical staff at Children's Hospital in St. Paul would pay closer attention...
Penn State ex-president Spanier’s request for appeal denied
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State's president when the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal erupted may soon be going to jail after Pennsylvania's highest court declined Thursday to hear the...
Council Bluffs man convicted of manslaughter in girl’s death
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A jury has convicted a Council Bluffs man on charges related to the death of a 16-month-old girl but acquitted him of murder.
The Daily Nonpareil reports the jury on Friday found Javon Jennings guilty of involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment resulting in death but not of murder.
DA: 2 charged after toddler’s body found in bucket of acid
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A South Texas couple has been arrested after the remains of their 2-year-old daughter were found in a bucket apparently containing acid.
Gerardo Zavala-Loredo and Monica Yvonne Dominguez are both charged with abusing a human corpse and evidence tampering. Dominguez also is charged with two child endangerment counts. Zavala's in Webb County Jail under $125,000 in bonds while Dominguez is jailed under $175,000 in bonds.
State says school for at-risk teens to close after arrests
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A boarding school for at-risk teens will close following the arrests of the owners on child endangerment charges alleging that they served tainted water to students, authorities said Thursday.
"At this time the facility ... (is) assisting the kids currently in attendance to find other placements," the state Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Child Care Licensing, and Division of Child and Family Services said.
Authorities say woman used pajama pants to strangle daughter
OTTUMWA, Iowa (AP) — A September trial has been scheduled for an Iowa woman accused of using pajama pants to strangle her 5-year-old daughter.
Wapello County District Court records say 23-year-old Kelsie Thomas, of Ottumwa, has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree murder and child endangerment resulting in death. Her trial start is set to start Sept. 10.
Nevada boarding school owners facing endangerment charges
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The owners of a rural Nevada boarding school for at-risk teens and adolescents have been arrested on multiple child endangerment charges alleging that they served tainted water to students living at the facility.
Nye County sheriff Sgt. Adam Tippetts said in a video statement Wednesday that Marcel Chappuis (shap-WEE') and his wife, Patricia Chappuis, were taken into custody late Tuesday in Las Vegas.
The Latest: Texas children found in dog cage
DECATUR, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Texas children found in dog cage (all times local):
Bond has been set for two parents charged with child endangerment after authorities found two children locked in a dog cage and two more smeared with excrement in a North Texas barn.
Latest: Texas couple jailed after children found neglected
DECATUR, Texas (AP) — The Latest on four malnourished children found at a North Texas home, two locked in a dog cage (all times local):
A North Texas couple is jailed without bond after four malnourished children were found in deplorable conditions at their rural home.
Wise County jail records show Andrew Joseph Fabila and Paige Isabow Harkings are each charged with four counts of criminal child endangerment. Both are 24. Harkings also is charged with one aggravated assault count.
Parents plead guilty in young daughter’s pool drowning death
MANAHEIM, Pa. (AP) — The parents of a 3-year-old girl who drowned in her family's swimming pool after she wandered away while they slept have pleaded guilty to child endangerment charges.
Authorities say Susie Rehm also pleaded guilty Friday to involuntary manslaughter. They will recommend she receive up to two years in prison.
The girl's father, Geoffrey Bussard, faces up to five years of probation.
Texas mom gets 2 years in jail over 2015 death of her son, 2
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas woman has been sentenced to two years in state jail after being convicted of child endangerment in the 2015 death of her 2-year-old son in an attack blamed on her boyfriend.