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Questionable Parenting

Mother Accused Of Setting 7-Year-Old Daughter On Fire

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 04.09.2015 | Crime

A Sacramento mom is accused of trying to kill her 7-year-old daughter by pouring a flammable liquid on the girl and lighting her on fire. Porche Wr...

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 ...

Emotional PSA Gives Disturbing Glimpse At Children Living With Parents Who Abuse Alcohol

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.22.2014 | Impact

If children could choose their own mom and dad, they'd likely pick amiable, responsible folks over slurring, stumbling, angry ones. But children can't...

Grandma Leaves 1-Year-Old With Pizza While She Goes Drinking: Cops

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.06.2014 | Crime

A hard-partying grandma left her 1-year-old granddaughter with soda and pizza so she could go drinking, police say. Stacey Shannon, 53, of Pittsbur...

State Wants Parenting Rights Taken Away After Missing Boy Found In Basement

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 07.28.2014 | Crime

DETROIT (AP) -- The father and stepmother of a 12-year-old Detroit boy who was found in his basement after an 11-day disappearance are due back in cou...

9-Year-Old Girl Busts Pot Operation, Harshes Parents' Alleged Mellow

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.30.2014 | Crime

This little girl wants good parents, not good buds. It's too bad, then, that the 9-year-old girl's parents were allegedly growing marijuana under t...

3-Year-Old Boy Shoots His Twin Brother

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.11.2014 | Crime

A 3-year-old boy accidentally shot his twin brother with a gun that was left unattended at their home -- and now their caretakers are wanted by Virgin...

Man Allegedly Steals Car With Two Children Inside

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 06.06.2014 | Crime

Honolulu police are searching for a man who reportedly stole a car that had two young children sitting inside. According to KHON, a mother left her...

Father Accused Of Throwing Toddler In Pool For Drowning Puppy (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.19.2014 | Crime

A dad's lesson on the dangers of water almost turned into a lesson on mortality when he allegedly twice threw his 1-year-old daughter into a pool. ...

Phoenix Parents Neglected Baby, Fed Him Only Water For A Week: Police

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 03.26.2014 | Crime

A Phoenix couple faces child abuse charges after medical staff discovered that their 9-month-old son weighed only seven pounds. Veronica Diaz and ...

Dad Played 'Grand Theft Auto V' While Ignoring Stepson's Broken Leg: Police

Posted 03.24.2014 | Crime

This dad might be more of a child than his 2-year-old stepson. Luis Matienzo, 19, is accused of ignoring his stepson's cries for help while he play...

Mom Killed 6-Year-Old Son At Motel: Police

Posted 02.14.2014 | Crime

A 24-year-old Virginia woman is accused of killing her 6-year-old son at a Days Inn Motel. Investigators didn't release many details, but they char...

5-Year-Old Girl's Murder Could Bring First Death Penalty To Hawaii

Posted 03.25.2014 | Crime

Jury selection is underway for the first death penalty trial in the state of Hawaii. Capital punishment was abolished in Hawaii in 1957, but the ...

Dad Left 4-Month-Old Daughter In Car While He Enjoyed Strip Club: Cops

Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

Bad dad of the year nominee Andrew Sosa left his 4-month-old daughter in the car, covered in vomit and dehydrated, while he went to a Florida strip cl...

WATCH: Pregnant Woman Hits Stomach With Hammer, Won't Face Charges

Posted 11.25.2013 | Crime

Before Heather Thorpe gave birth to her son, her ex-husband filmed her smashing her pregnant belly with a hammer -- twice -- in an apparent attempt to...

This 9-Year-Old Driver Was Just Trying To Do Some Chores

Posted 11.06.2013 | Weird News

He likely has trouble seeing over the steering wheel, but that didn't stop this 9-year-old from going for a drive with a 5-year-old pal -- and, author...

Police: Drunk Mom Charged In Rollover Crash That Injured 6 Kids

Posted 10.07.2013 | Chicago

A 22-year-old woman faces DUI and child endangerment charges after an alcohol-fueled rollover crash on I-57 landed eight people -- including six child...

Miramar Mom Arrested For Burning Son With A Hot Iron

Posted 10.02.2013 | Miami

"I'm the best mom ever," said Glendese Williams. But the Miramar youth counselor was arrested and charged with child abuse Monday, accused of burn...

Mom Accused Of Punishing Kids With Dog's Shock Collar

Posted 09.27.2013 | Crime

A Utah mom is facing charges of child abuse after she allegedly used a dog's shock collar to punish two of her adopted children, both of whom have spe...

Mom Raised Kids In Meth Lab: Police

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 08.27.2013 | Crime

A Florida woman faces child neglect charges after police discovered that she was raising five children in a mobile home that was used to cook methamph...

Mom Charged With Murder In Baby's Overdose Death

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 08.12.2013 | Crime

A Sacramento woman has been charged with murder in the 2012 death of her infant son. Sarah Stephens faces second-degree murder and felony child en...

No Charges For Dad Whose Baby Died In Car

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 08.07.2013 | Crime

A California man whose 8-month-old child died after his family spent weeks living in their car will not face child endangerment charges. Stanislaus...

Stripper Arrested After Cops Find Kids In Squalor

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 08.05.2013 | Crime

A Florida mother of two was arrested after police found her children in deplorable conditions. According to ABC affiliate WPBF, police were tipped ...

Mom Shackles 10-Year-Old Son Over Gang Involvement, Police Say

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 07.22.2013 | Crime

A California mother shackled chains around her 10-year-old son's ankles out of apparent concern he'd get involved with gangs in his neighborhood, cops...

Woman Holding Baby Throws Punches In Chuck E. Cheese Brawl (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 07.16.2013 | Weird News

See if you can spot the adults in this video. A brawl of WWE Raw calibre broke out at a Long Island Chuck E. Cheese Saturday, with one woman throwi...