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Mom Allegedly Allowed Drug Dealer To Rape Daughter In Return For Heroin

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.26.2015 | Crime

An Ohio mom accused of providing her 11-year-old daughter to a drug dealer for sex in exchange for heroin pleaded not guilty today. April Corcoran,...

Florida Woman Charged In Death Of 3-Year-Old Stepson

AP | KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 03.25.2015 | Crime

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Police charged the stepmother of a 3-year-old boy with aggravated manslaughter Wednesday and accused her of hiding the boy's ...

Mom Accused Of Decapitating 3-Month-Old Baby

AP | LISA CORNWELL | Posted 03.17.2015 | Crime

CINCINNATI (AP) — A woman accused of decapitating her 3-month-old daughter had been ordered by a court to stay away from the child, a prosecutor sai...

How One Of My Worst Mom Moments Became My Greatest Parenting Breakthrough

Lola Reed | Posted 03.13.2015 | Parents
Lola Reed

My son no longer expected me to engage, react or care about what he had to say, and not just then, but in all the innumerable times before, when, without even looking up from my phone, I would put up my hand to stop him trying to connect and say, "Just a sec, just let me answer this..."

Mom Shoots TV Set Because Kids Are Couch Potatoes: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.11.2015 | Weird News

An Illinois mother wanted her children to watch less TV so she allegedly fired a Ruger .22 long rifle at the 50-inch flatscreen. Police charged Jen...

Grandmother Charged After Toddler Found Wandering In Only Boots

AP | Posted 03.06.2015 | Crime

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh woman has been charged with endangering the welfare of her 2-year-old granddaughter after the girl was found outside ...

Michigan Couple Sentenced To Life For Raping Baby

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 03.07.2015 | Crime

A Michigan couple convicted of filming each other sexually abusing a 1-year-old girl received life prison sentences Thursday. Stevie Foehl, 28, an...

Mom Kicked Daughter While Drunk On Hand Sanitizer: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.26.2015 | Crime

A mother in West Des Moines, Iowa, is facing child endangerment charges after allegedly kicking her daughter while drunk on hand sanitizer. Jennife...

Florida Mom Who Shamed Girl Over Grades Accused Of Beating Her

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.24.2015 | Crime

A Florida mom who made her school-age daughter wear a humiliating T-shirt to class was arrested after police say they found evidence that she'd beaten...

Couple Left Baby In Freezing Car To Have Kinky Sex In House: Cops

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 02.24.2015 | Weird News

She answered the door in a "pink one-piece lace suit," which cops say ultimately didn't help her alibi. A Snellville, Georgia couple lost custody ...

Detroit Couple Accused Of Torturing Boy

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 02.20.2015 | Crime

DETROIT (AP) — The father and stepmother of a 13-year-old boy were charged Friday with torture and child abuse in an investigation that began last s...

Kids Clothes Showing Panda Sex Are Hot In Indonesia

BarstoolSports.com | Posted 02.19.2015 | Weird News

Talk about a clothes call: The Indonesian National Police’s Public Relations Division has issued an appeal to the public to help stop the sale of ch...

First Grade Teacher Charged After Letting Teens Drink In Home

AP | Posted 02.17.2015 | Crime

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey mom was charged with child endangerment and suspended from her job as a first-grade teacher after an under...

Dad Straps Baby To Steering Wheel And Spins Him Around

BarstoolSports.com | Posted 02.12.2015 | Weird News

Fathers sometimes resort to unusual methods to entertain their children. Strapping them to a car steering wheel possibly isn't the best. ...

Hotline Ignored Calls On Girl Thrown Over Bridge By Dad: Report

AP | KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 02.09.2015 | Crime

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Just 12 hours before police say a man threw his 5-year-old daughter to her death off a Tampa Bay bridge last month, his...

When Your 'Best' Could Be Better

Kathleen Siddell | Posted 02.06.2015 | Parents
Kathleen Siddell

Isn't it time I expected more of myself? I know I'm good enough, but I think I can do better.

Ex-Soldier Gets Life Sentence In 5-Year-Old Daughter's Death

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 02.07.2015 | Crime

HONOLULU (AP) -- A former Hawaii-based soldier who avoided the death penalty in his 5-year-old daughter's beating death will spend the rest of his lif...

Couple Left Baby In Freezing Car To Shop In Sex Store: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.06.2015 | Crime

A woman in Waterbury, Connecticut, is behind bars after police discovered her two-week-old baby in a freezing car clad only in a onesie. The car wa...

Baby Pulls Cocaine From Woman's Shirt: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.04.2015 | Weird News

An 11-month-old boy inadvertently got a woman arrested when he allegedly pulled a baggie of cocaine out of her shirt during a traffic stop. The arr...

Barbershop Gives Old Man Haircuts To Kids Who Misbehave

BarstoolSports.com | Posted 02.04.2015 | Weird News

Kids who misbehave in Atlanta have reason to be good. If they aren't, their parents will take them to A-1 Kutz so barber Russell Fredrick can cut t...

Mother Accused Of Stabbing 3 Kids Was Stressed: Police

AP | Posted 01.26.2015 | Crime

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Washington state woman accused of stabbing her three small children told detectives that she cut the childre...

Mother Of Burnt Baby Found With WD-40 And Lighter

AP | SEAN CARLIN | Posted 03.22.2015 | Crime

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A woman accused of dousing her newborn daughter with accelerant, setting her on fire and leaving her in the middle of a roa...

Woman Accused Of Trying To Give Away Child At Department Store

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.20.2015 | Crime

An Alabama woman is facing charges of child endangerment after trying to give away a child -- that was not her own -- at her local department store. ...

Children Die In Fire While Mom At Hair Salon

AP | Posted 01.14.2015 | Crime

BASTROP, La. (AP) — Authorities say a mother in Louisiana will face negligent-homicide charges after her two small children died in a house fire whi...

Man Sentenced For Sending Kid To School With Cocaine-Filled Tupperware

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.13.2015 | Crime

A British father will be imprisoned for four years after sending his 3-year-old son off to nursery school with a Tupperware container filled with coca...