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Child Endangerment

Divorce Confidential: Parental Child Abduction in Divorce

Caroline Choi | Posted 02.05.2016 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Divorce rates are on the rise across the world. Here in the U.S., the divorce rate is higher than 50%, with Spain, Portugal and Belgium almost 20% hi...

Missing Maryland Toddler's Body Found In Ohio Creek

Reuters | Brendan O'Brien | Posted 01.01.2015 | Crime

(Reuters) - The body of a missing 14-month-old Maryland boy was found on Wednesday in a central Ohio creek after his mother claimed she had abandoned ...

Why Is Mayor De Blasio Breaking 4 Promises Within 400 Yards of His Own Home? Part Three: Education

Matthew Chapman | Posted 12.05.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

Children are far more sensitive to pollutants than adults. That's why hundreds of doctors signed a petition urging first Bloomberg and now de Blasio not to build a massive garbage site next to an athletic center in Manhattan used by 34,000 city kids.

David Lohr

Mom Treats Son's Head Injury With Cannabis Oil: 'He Was In So Much Pain' | David Lohr | Posted 08.22.2014 | Crime

A mom desperate to ease the constant pain her son suffers because of a traumatic brain injury, faces criminal charges for treating him with medical ca...

3 Things That Can Help Stressed-Out Parents

Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D. | Posted 09.14.2014 | Parents
Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D.

We will never know if these services would have helped the parents and babies that I referenced earlier, but they could help others.

Dad Charged With Child Endangerment After Son Skips Church To Go Play

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.02.2014 | Weird News

The father of an 8-year-old boy in Blanchester, Ohio, will appear in court next week to face charges of child endangerment after his son skipped churc...

Man's 'No-Brainer' Plea Deal Includes Vasectomy Requirement

AP | LARRY O'DELL | Posted 06.24.2014 | Crime

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who has fathered children with several women has agreed to get a vasectomy to reduce his prison term by up to fi...

Dad Leaves Toddler In Idling Car, Toddler Puts Car In Drive: Police

AP | Posted 03.03.2014 | Crime

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man is in custody after police say he left his 2-year-old daughter alone in his idling car and she put the...

David Lohr

Church Organist Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 5 Boys Over 30 Years | David Lohr | Posted 02.20.2014 | Crime

Authorities in New Jersey have charged a longtime church organist with molesting at least five boys during the past 30 years. Joseph Cuthbert, 71, ...

Man Arrested After Young Girl Gets Trapped In Sofa Bed, Dies

AP | Posted 11.24.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A New York City man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 3-year-old girl who got caught inside a sofa bed. Fifty-year...

Grandpa High On Heroin Drives 95 mph - With Grandkids

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.29.2013 | Crime

A grandpa was convicted this week of driving 95 mph down a Virginia highway -- as heroin coursed through his veins and six unbuckled grandchildren sat...

No Jail Time For Man Who Waterboarded Children

AP | Posted 05.13.2013 | Crime

HELENA, Mont. -- A Montana man accused of waterboarding four children as a learning experience for them has reached a plea deal with prosecutors in wh...

Tanning Mom Moving To Unexpected Place?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.25.2013 | Weird News

Tanning mom Patricia Krentcil has a burning desire to move to England, The Sun reports. Foggy, dreary London, to be exact. Why would Krentcil, who...

Mother Arrested For Buying Strippers For Son's Sweet 16 Party

Posted 02.21.2013 | Crime

As it turns out, strippers and underage teens do not the perfect birthday party make. At least that's the opinion of the South Glens Falls Police, ...

Softball Coach Sexually Assaulted Teen Daughter's Best Friend: Cops

Posted 01.29.2013 | Crime

Police in Pennsylvania say a local softball coach sexually assaulted his daughter's best friend in an alleged relationship that began when the girl wa...

Mom Arrested After 'Missing' Son Found In Filthy Apartment

Posted 01.04.2013 | Crime

A mom who reported that her son with autism was missing was arrested after police found the boy and his younger sibling at home, living in deplorable ...

Florida Dad Left Baby At Strip Club, Cops Say

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

A drunk Florida dad stumbled into a strip club's liquor store on Sunday night and left his 11-month-old baby at the establishment, cops say. Kennet...

David Lohr

Mom Accused Of Pushing Baby Stroller Down Busy Highway While Intoxicated | David Lohr | Posted 11.27.2012 | Crime

A young woman pushing a stroller carrying her 7-month-old baby down a Virginia highway was so intoxicated, police said, that she could barely walk. ...

Why I Hate Halloween

Paul Rasmussen | Posted 12.18.2012 | Parents
Paul Rasmussen

Perhaps my heart is two sizes too small, but even as a kid, I was not a fan of playing dress-up and knocking on doors asking for handouts. It was awkward and degrading.

Teacher's Aide Leaves Daughter In Car With No Food, Water, Clothes

Posted 07.27.2012 | Los Angeles

Tracy Lynn Betts, a 41-year-old Temecula teacher's aide and mother, has been charged with one count of child endangerment after a bizarre incident, re...

Attorney Links Penn State, Church Sex Abuse Scandals

AP | MARK SCOLFORO and MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 07.14.2012 | Crime

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Legal experts say emails and other evidence from the Penn State sex abuse case suggest that Joe Paterno and other university offici...

Jury Hung On Priest Sex Abuse Charges

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 08.20.2012 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — A stubbornly divided jury will have a day off to dwell on clergy-abuse charges pending against two Roman Catholic priests before ...

Mother Charged After Toddler Survives Fall From Second Story Window

Posted 06.20.2012 | Chicago

A Chicago woman has been charged with endangering a child after a neighbor found her toddler injured on the ground, apparently after falling from a se...

Jurors Struggle Through Deliberations In Philadelphia Priest Abuse Trial

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 08.12.2012 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — Frustration erupted Tuesday in a landmark priest-abuse case. As jurors failed to reach a verdict for a seventh day, a defense la...

MARGARITA MOMMA: Woman Allegedly Left Child In Car To Down Drinks At Bar

Posted 05.07.2012 | Crime

A Texas woman's quick trip to Margaritaville could leave her wasting away in jail. Authorities say that Jessica Christian locked her 2-year-old son...