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Questionable Parenting

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...

Dad Weighed Down His Daughter's Car Seat, Tossed Her In A Creek: Prosecutors

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 03.12.2014 | Crime

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A murder trial is scheduled to start Wednesday morning for a New Jersey man charged with tossing his 2-year-old daughter into ...

Death Penalty Trial Begins For Ex-Soldier Suspected Of Killing 5-Year-Old Daughter

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 03.11.2014 | Crime

HONOLULU (AP) — Opening statements began Tuesday in the death penalty trial of a former Hawaii-based soldier accused of killing his 5-year-old daugh...

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...

Kids Left In Car As Mom Gets Her Makeup Done: Police

AP | Posted 01.30.2014 | Crime

WALDORF, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a woman has been charged with child neglect, accused of leaving her two young daughters in a cold car while she ...

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 ...

Exorcism Murder 911 Recordings Released

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

GERMANTOWN, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County Police have released 911 calls related to the deaths of two children in Maryland, deaths police attributed ...

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 Chained Boy To Radiator For 2 Weeks: Cops

AP | Posted 11.10.2013 | Crime

CAMDEN, N.J. — A southern New Jersey mother and her boyfriend were accused of chaining her 10-year-old son to a radiator pipe for two weeks. Ca...

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...

Baby Stabbed 90 Times For Biting Mom During Breastfeeding

Posted 07.12.2013 | Crime

An 8-month-old boy in China was found swimming in a pool of his own blood, moments after his mother stabbed him 90 times with scissors. The gruesom...

Police: Couple Left Baby In Car To Shop For Sex Toys

Posted 07.08.2013 | Chicago

Police say a Wisconsin couple left their 9-month-old baby in a hot car outside a suburban Chicago sex toy store while they shopped inside. Liberty...

Baby Died After Dad Put Heroin In His Bottle To Calm Him: Police

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 09.01.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia man charged with putting heroin and methadone in his infant son's bottle to quiet him, but instead killing him, wa...

5-Year-Old Shoots Self After Mom Leaves Her At Home, Police Say

AP | Posted 06.24.2013 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS -- Police say a 5-year-old girl fatally shot herself when her mother locked her inside their home and went to the store. The New Orleans ...