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  • Toddler critically injured by ‘flash bang’ during police search

    05/29/2014 5:26:52 PM PDT · by armydawg505 · 145 replies
    www.ajc.com ^ | 5/29/14 | Alexis Stevens
    A 19-month-old boy critically injured when a police device was tossed into his bed has a 50 percent chance of surviving, his parents said today. But a northeast Georgia sheriff defends the officers’ actions, calling it a tragic accident. “The last thing you want is law enforcement to injure someone innocent,” Habersham County Sheriff Joey Terrell told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “There was no malicious act performed. It was a terrible accident that was never supposed to happen.” Hours after a confidential informant said he bought methamphetamine from Wanis Thometheva at a Habersham County home late Tuesday, officers returned to the...
  • Child burned by distraction device during raid (Follow up)

    05/30/2014 5:26:33 AM PDT · by armydawg505 · 43 replies
    www.accessnorthga.com ^ | May 29, 2014 | Rob Moore
    CLARKESVILLE - Habersham County Sheriff Joey Terrell now is talking about the high-risk warrant service that resulted in burns to a 2-year-old child early Wednesday. The child was burned when narcotics agents, assisted by members of the Habersham Special Response Team, used a distraction device as they entered a home at 182 Lakeview Heights Circle outside Cornelia. "We had prior information on it," Terrell said of the circumstances of the home and its occupants. "The individual had been involved in an altercation with another male involving a possible AK-47 [rifle] several months ago, and he was arrested on some weapons...
  • Police: Wichita toddler shot, killed by 4-year-old brother

    04/30/2014 4:30:18 PM PDT · by eccentric · 23 replies
    KAKE-TV News ^ | Apr 30, 2014 | KAKE News
    Wichita Police say a toddler died after he was accidentally shot by his four-year-old brother. Just before 2 p.m. Tuesday, 911 received a call about a shooting. The caller was extremely upset, and dispatchers were unable to get a location from the man. Moments later, two men showed up at Wesley Medical Center with a 1-year-old child who had been shot in the chest. Police say three children: a four-year-old boy, a three-year-old girl and a 19-month old boy, were in a bedroom when the oldest child opened a nightstand that contained a loaded 9mm handgun. Lt. Todd Ojile says...
  • Swearing toddler in Omaha police union video taken into protective custody

    01/09/2014 2:27:12 AM PST · by Libloather · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/09/14
    OMAHA, Neb. – A toddler who was cursed at and encouraged to curse in a video posted online has been placed in protective custody, Omaha police announced Wednesday. In a news release, police said that four children, including the toddler from the video that was posted by the police union, were removed from the home. The union has faced criticism for posting the video on its website.
  • Shocking image of toddler sipping a Bud Light at Cleveland Browns tailgate goes viral

    10/16/2013 8:07:22 PM PDT · by Morgana · 39 replies
    A shocking photograph of a toddler drinking from a can of Bud Light at a Cleveland Browns' tailgating party has gone viral after it was posted online. The photo was posted on Webstagram by John Cogar, a personalization specialist at Party City who lives in North Olmsted, Ohio. He posted the image on Monday along with the comment 'starting early these days!' The timing suggests the photo might have been taken at a tailgate on Sunday when the Cleveland Browns visited the Detroit Lions and lost 31:17. Tailgate parties are a football ritual, with supporters gathering at the stadium carpark...
  • Toddler sings Elvis

    08/09/2013 9:30:51 PM PDT · by VerySadAmerican · 13 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 8/9/13
    I don't know if I did this right. This is simply too cute! This baby knows the song!
  • Toddler Shot Dead By 4-Year-Old Brother (MN)

    12/05/2012 3:58:54 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 30 replies
    WCCO.com ^ | 12/5/12 | WCCO Staff
    Police are investigating after a 2-year-old child was allegedly shot dead by another child. Police said the shooting happened in Minneapolis’s Riverside neighborhood on the 1900 block of 7th Street South. They were called to the scene just before 1 p.m. Authorities said the 2-year-old child was pronounced dead in the ambulance at the scene before he could be taken to the hospital. According to Minneapolis Police Sgt. William Palmer, the toddler was shot by his 4 year old brother who was playing with a firearm. Michelle Prestegard is a neighbor and witnessed the toddler receiving CPR. “I saw the...
  • Welsh Restaurant Served Double Whisky to Two-Year-Old Celebrating His Birthday (U.K.)

    10/11/2012 11:08:29 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 52 replies
    AP ^ | October 12, 2012 | AP
    Welsh restaurant Frankie and Benny's served booze to toddler A RESTAURANT chain has apologised for accidentally serving alcohol to a toddler in Wales, calling it a case of human error. The BBC reported that two-year-old Sonny Rees was taken to a hospital emergency room after drinking whisky at his second birthday party at a Frankie and Benny's restaurant in Swansea. His mother, Nina Rees, said he was clearly intoxicated. She said she tasted his drink, which was supposed to be lime juice and water, after noticing that he was making a funny face. "It was whisky, I would say a...
  • PD: Phoenix Mom Arrested For Giving Child Beer in Sippy Cup

    07/05/2012 9:42:02 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 53 replies
    KPHO ^ | Jul 05, 201 | Steven Leslie and Breann Bierma
    A Phoenix woman was arrested and charged with child abuse after police said she put beer into her 2-year-old son's sippy cup at a pizza restaurant. Valerie M. Topete, 36, is facing one count of child abuse after a witness called police and told them she saw Topete pour beer from a pitcher into the infant's cup and place it in front of the child on Tuesday in the 4900 block of East Ray Road. The witness told police the child later fell from his seat, leading her to believe the boy was intoxicated. Topete told police her son had...
  • How Chinese toddler was rescued from a 40ft well with an iPhone (with video link)

    04/02/2012 7:53:23 PM PDT · by rawhide · 10 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 4-2-12 | Lyle Brennan
    This incredible footage was recorded as firefighters in China used an iPhone camera to seek out a two-year-old boy who had fallen down a well. The child plunged into the 40ft shaft while playing with friends outside a small village near Mengzi City, in Yunnan Province. Villagers raised the alarm after they heard him crying, tossing down a rope to which he clung for about an hour as they waited for the emergency services to arrive. When the fire service arrived they struggled to pull the trapped toddler out of the narrow hole. Emergency workers fed in a hose attached...
  • TSA Nabs Suspected Al Queda Terrorist At O'Hare International Airport, A toddler in a wheelchair

    03/18/2012 8:52:58 PM PDT · by Nasher · 45 replies · 1+ views
    Youtube ^ | 03/17/2012 | mattonair
    A toddler in a wheelchair is stopped by the TSA at ORD (O'Hare Airport in Chicago) and forced to into a sequestered area. On his way to a family vacation in Disney, this 3 year old boy is in a body cast for a broken leg. Despite assurances from his father that "everything is ok", he is physically trembling with fear while he watches his two siblings, mother, father, grandfather and grandmother pass through along with everyone else...only to be singled out.
  • Toddler Tantrum Gets Family Booted from JetBlue Flight. Is Flying Still Kid-friendly?

    03/09/2012 1:01:01 PM PST · by Former Fetus · 51 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 3/9/2012 | Piper Weiss
    Is a 2-year-old girl really a flight risk? Of course not, unless she's having a temper tantrum. Colette Vieau and her family were heading home from vacation, when their toddler had a code red melt-down after boarding the plane. Refusing to stay seated and buckled up, and possibly agitating her 3-year-old sister, Vieau's youngest daughter, Natalie, became public enemy number one as the plane crew waited for take off. "We were holding them down with all of our might, seat belt on. And I said, 'We have them seated. Can we go now?" Colette, a pediatrician, told Rhode Island's NBC...
  • Lawmaker wants military patrols after child's murder

    12/20/2011 3:22:44 PM PST · by Just4Him · 22 replies
    CNN ^ | 12/19/2011 | Antoinette Campbell
    (CNN) -- A Louisiana lawmaker wants the National Guard to patrol the streets of New Orleans after a toddler who was four days shy of her second birthday was shot and killed in a drive-by. "She was out here as a innocent bystander. She's dead now," said Rufus Ruck, the child's cousin. Keira Holmes Gordon was gunned down in a double shooting at the B. W. Cooper Housing development on Sunday. She was one of two people hit when gunmen from two separate cars opened fire on a man who was standing nearby. According to police, the man ran into...
  • Toddler in China hit by 2 vehicles, then ignored, dies

    10/23/2011 7:42:41 AM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 10/21/11 | Keith B. Richburg
    Toddler in China hit by 2 vehicles, then ignored, diesBy Keith B. Richburg, Published: October 21 BEIJING — A 2-year-old girl who was run over by two vehicles and left lying in the street ignored by bystanders died early Friday morning in a Guangdong hospital, Chinese media reported. She had been in a coma since the incident one week ago. The plight of the little girl, identified as Xiao Yueyue, ignited an intense round of public soul-searching here on why so many people — 18, according to surveillance video of the scene — could pass by an injured, bleeding toddler...
  • Man Accused Of Punching Baby, Toddler

    10/11/2011 5:01:44 PM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A Louisville man faces charges after police said he beat two young children with his fists. According to the arrest report, when an officer arrived at the scene, Michael Proffitt was being restrained by bystanders. Witnesses told police Proffitt tried to grab a 3-year-old out of a stroller and punch the child in the face and head, according to the report. Witnesses said Proffitt also punched a 3-month-old baby being carried by its mother in a front baby carrier, according to the report. Police said Proffitt’s actions put both children in a great deal of danger of...
  • Deputies: Woman with 3-year-old boy robs bank, kid then dropped off at daycare

    07/19/2011 1:27:45 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 20 replies
    www.baynews9.com ^ | Monday, July 18, 2011 | By Josh Gauntt, Reporter
    PASCO COUNTY -- A woman accused of robbing a bank with a toddler in tow has been identified as 24-year-old Cherilyn Jannette Lopez. The robbery was reported at 2:15 p.m. at Region's Bank, located at 7512 S.R. 52 in Port Richey. Here's what deputies say happened: The woman left a 3-year-old boy in a van while she went in the bank. Somehow, the child managed to get out of the car and was seen in the parking lot. The woman retrieved the boy, went back in the bank, and robbed it, deputies say. The suspect left with an undisclosed amount...
  • Toddler-death mum guilty of animal cruelty

    06/12/2011 1:33:02 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 8 replies
    Perth Now ^ | 6/10/11 | Nicole Cox
    A HILTON woman, whose three-year-old son was found dead inside a washing machine with a cat in September last year, has been fined $3000 for mistreating a cat.Kerry Louise Murphy, 24, pleaded guilty in the Fremantle Magistrates Court to ill treating a cat after she placed the distressed feline in front of a dog and filmed the incident on a mobile telephone in June last year. Today, the court heard that Murphy was at home on June 21, 2010 when the cat, known as Gemma, was brought into the house by children she had been babysitting. Her toddler son, Sean,...
  • Source: Mom confesses to killing son found in Maine

    05/18/2011 1:09:11 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 32 replies
    WHDH-TV ^ | 5/18/11 | WHDH-TV
    ALFRED, Mass. -- The mother of the boy found in Maine was questioned by Massachusetts and Maine State Police on Wednesday and has confessed to killing her child, according to sources. Julianne McCrery from Irving, Texas is cooperating with state police according to sources. The little boy’s name is Camden Pierce Hughes. The mother is currently at the Concord State Police Barracks for questioning. According to sources, the mom and child drove up from Texas to Maine, and the mom said that she drove from Texas to do this. She has not been charged with anything. She was seen in...
  • Locksmith to the rescue frees toddler from bank vault

    02/25/2011 8:37:21 PM PST · by rawhide · 49 replies
    ajc.com ^ | 2-25-11 | Christian Boone
    <p>A 14-month-old girl spent hours trapped inside a Conyers bank vault Friday evening after wandering off from her mother and grandmother, an employee at the Wells Fargo branch.</p> <p>What followed was a scene from a summer blockbuster, as bank officials and first responders worked feverishly to locate a locksmith trained to open the vault, which was set on a time-released lock, according to Conyers Police Chief Gene Wilson.</p>
  • Sex offender nabbed for sexual assault of toddler

    CALIFORNIA – Police arrested a registered sex offender on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 2-year-old girl in a discount store in Union City, California. Union City police said Eugene Ramos, 36, snatched the child in an aisle of a Dollar Store and assaulted her last Wednesday, while the child’s grandmother and mother were shopping in the next aisle. Reports said the toddler’s grandmother witnessed the assault and started chasing Ramos. Two bystanders then tackled Ramos and pinned him down until law enforcers arrived.
  • Child ODs On Methadone In Sippy Cup

    11/24/2010 5:39:33 AM PST · by inflorida · 14 replies
    News 4 Jax ^ | November 23, 2010
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A 30-year-old woman is charged with aggravated manslaughter after a 2-year-old boy died after coming in contact with methadone she admitted leaving in a child's plastic drinking cup, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.The boy's father, Ernest Wright, said he was in school when it happened and he came to his home on Alta Drive on Nov. 15 to find his son unconscious.He took the boy to a hospital, where the boy was pronounced dead on arrival.The autopsy revealed Masia Wright died from methadone toxicity and the medical examiner ruled the case a homicide.
  • Father SavesTtoddler From Zoo's Bear Enclosure

    08/19/2010 3:38:55 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 19 Aug 2010
    A Dutch man came face-to-face with an angry bear when he climbed into the enclosure at a German zoo to rescue his three-year-old daughter.While her parents were looking away, the little girl, who was visiting the area with her parents and young sibling, climbed a three-foot-high fence in the Luenebach zoo in south-western Germany and tumbled into the animal's pen, police said on Thursday. Though her father quickly climbed after her, the 28-year-old Asiatic black bear had already hit the girl's forehead, injuring her, police said in a statement. While her parents were looking away, the little girl, who was...
  • Despite Mexico’s meddling, illegal alien tried and convicted of killing Nebraska toddler

    07/03/2010 8:54:56 AM PDT · by george76 · 42 replies
    Immigration Reform Examiner ^ | July 3, 2010 | Dave Gibson
    a Dakota County jury found De Jesus Melisio-Camacho, 30, guilty of murdering 3-year-old Evelyn Verdugo Paniagua in her family's South Sioux City home. The jury recommended the illegal alien be executed for his crime. A three judge panel will decide whether or not the state will accept the recommendation. Through their consulate office in Omaha, the Mexican government filed a petition to delay the trial indefinitely. However, Judge William Binkard rejected the request and the trial began on Monday. The toddler’s parents were present throughout the week’s proceedings, but left the courtroom in tears, several times, when the details of...
  • Dad Gave Bong to Baby, Police Say

    06/29/2010 4:11:16 PM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/29/10
    Julio Cesar Garcia, 20, of Grapevine, Texas, allegedly inhaled smoke from the bong and passed it to the toddler, who put his mouth on the end of the device and played with marijuana in the bowl, according to a witness.
  • Two-year-old Indonesian boy Ardi Rizal (chain-smoking toddler has cut back)

    06/08/2010 12:20:20 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 88+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 6/8/10 | AFP
    Two-year-old Indonesian boy Ardi Rizal puffs on a cigarette in the yard of his family home in Sumatra. The chain-smoking toddler has cut back to 15 cigarettes a day thanks to "therapy focused on playing", a child welfare official has said. (AFP/Ahmad Naafi/SRIWIJAYA POST/File)
  • 2-year-old dies of self-inflicted gunshot

    06/07/2010 10:07:47 AM PDT · by chickadee · 64 replies · 182+ views
    Fox News ^ | June 7, 2010
    A 2-year-old Milwaukee boy has died after playing with his mother's handgun.
  • Boy, 2, Smokes Two Packs a Day

    05/27/2010 10:33:19 AM PDT · by Fight4Freedom1 · 13 replies · 798+ views
    AOL News ^ | 5/27/2010
    In this video making the rounds online, Ardi Rizal -- who was given his first cigarette at 18 months -- puffs away. The toddler smokes two packs a day, The Huffington Post reports. "He cries and throws tantrums when we don't let him smoke. He's addicted," his father, Mohammad Rizal, says.
  • Two-year-old smokes 40 cigarettes a day

    05/27/2010 4:53:20 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 25 replies · 986+ views
    Two-year-old smokes 40 cigarettes a day Indo Asian News Service Ardi Rizal is just a two-year-old boy, but is not less than a chain smoker. Rizal who lives in a fishing village Musi Banyuasin, Indonesia, smokes at least 40 cigarettes in a day. He got addicted to smoking after his father gave him a cigarette when he was just 18-months-old, reports thesun.co.uk. He weighs more than 25 kilograms and finds it almost impossible to run with other kids. "He's totally addicted. If he doesn't get cigarettes, he gets angry and screams and batters his head against the wall. He tells...
  • American girl aged THREE kills herself after mistaking handgun for Wii control

    03/09/2010 8:29:24 PM PST · by myknowledge · 89 replies · 1,557+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | March 9, 2010 | Mail Foreign Service
    AU.S. toddler accidently killed herself after mistaking her stepfather's handgun for a Nintendo Wii control. Cheyenne Alexis McKeehan, three, shot herself in the stomach with the .380 caliber, semi-automatic weapon after finding it lying on a table in the living room. Her mother was sitting at the computer just a few feet away while her three-month-old brother was also lying nearby. Investigators today said that the child had probably mistaken the weapon for a Wii control.
  • Visiting Los Angeles/Westlake Village

    02/26/2010 10:48:15 PM PST · by djsunzi · 44 replies · 552+ views
    djsunzi
    Hi people, I have to visit Los Angeles with my 20month old son in April. My first time in Los Angeles - wondering if anyone has suggestions what to do that can both entertain me an dmy wife and my 20 month old son. Think Disneyland and the theme parks are not suitable as he is too young. Ideas? -where to stay - which is safe neighborhood?
  • Toddler Saves Grandma By Calling 911

    01/29/2010 12:40:39 PM PST · by marthemaria · 6 replies · 590+ views
    Three-year-old Jaden Bolli, of Maple Shade, N.J., was with his grandmother last Friday when she passed out. Knowing something was wrong, Bolli did what his mother told him to do just days before -- he called 911. The dispatcher asked him what the emergency was, and the toddler responded, "Mom-Mom's sick." "Early Show" co-anchor Maggie Rodriguez said Bolli told the dispatcher the emergency was his grandmother's blood sugar, but as it turns out, she'd had a stroke. Paramedics arrived just in time. Bolli's grandmother is in stable condition. Bolli's mother, Candace Robbins, said on "The Early Show" she had told...
  • Toddler burned by USB cable

    01/11/2010 6:26:02 AM PST · by pelicandriver · 31 replies · 1,469+ views
    Longmont Times-Call ^ | 1/9/2010 | Scott Rochat
    Trinity Anderson, the Longmont toddler who suffered severe burns after sticking a USB cable in her mouth, is in critical but stable condition after a surgery Friday morning. ... Trinity received third-degree burns to the right side of her tongue, her hard and soft palates, and both of her lips on the right side. ... Doctors managed to restart the child’s heart, and later that night, Trinity was flown to The Children’s Hospital. Jeff Anderson said the doctors told him these sort of accidents weren’t unheard of, though this was the first one they knew of involving a USB cable.
  • 4-year-old killed by celebratory bullet (in church with his mother)

    01/01/2010 4:46:43 PM PST · by rawhide · 211 replies · 5,766+ views
    ajc.com ^ | 1-1-10 | Alexis Stevens
    A 4-year-old boy attending a New Year's Eve church service with his family was killed when a stray bullet came through the roof, hitting him in the head. The boy, Marquel Peters, was sitting beside his mother in the sanctuary during an intermission, said Lloyd Phipps, senior pastor at the Church of God of Prophecy near Decatur. About 350 people were gathered in the DeKalb County church on Covington Drive, waiting for a concert to begin at 12:30 a.m. Friday, Phipps said. "We heard a loud pop, which we now assume was when the bullet came through the roof," Phipps...
  • Suit: Child Choked on Used Condom

    01/31/2009 11:12:16 AM PST · by vivalaoink · 79 replies · 2,906+ views
    NBC - Philadelphia ^ | Vostok | Tamara
    A 22-month-old boy choked on a used condom in the Homewood Suites in Mount Laurel, N.J., according to a lawsuit filed by the little boy's family. The Wolfe family of Pittsburgh, Mass. was headed home after spending the holidays in Florida and they stayed overnight in the Burlington County hotel. The morning of their departure, the toddler apparently found a used condom in the room, left behind by previous travelers, according to the lawsuit. The child’s mother, Amy, heard her little boy chewing and choking on the condom and tried to get it out of his mouth, but he had...
  • Toddler's lucky escape after getting key lodged in eye

    11/25/2008 11:06:34 AM PST · by OL Hickory · 7 replies · 695+ views
    mirror.co.uk news ^ | today | mirror.co.uk
    An American toddler has had a miracle recovery after getting a key lodged in his eye.
  • Mexican Toddler Killed While Fleeing Shootout With Mother

    10/23/2008 3:50:08 PM PDT · by Gordon Greene · 5 replies · 348+ views
    foxnews.com ^ | 10/23/2008 | Associated Press
    TIJUANA, Mexico — Four men were shot dead in front of a crowd at an amusement park, a toddler died after the car he was traveling in crashed during a gunbattle, and a businessman was killed after leading a protest against violence, officials said Thursday. All together, 21 people died during 24 hours across Mexico, which is waging a fierce battle against drug traffickers and other criminal gangs...
  • Boy, 5, blew £60,000 at shops

    09/11/2008 12:16:08 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 19 replies · 190+ views
    Ananova ^ | 09/10/08
    Boy, 5, blew £60,000 at shops A five-year-old boy went on a £60,000 shopping spree after finding a fortune in cash in his dad's safe. The boy took a gang of friends to a shopping mall and blew the lot on clothes, toys, bicycles, sweets, computers and games. His father Slobodan Markovic, a Serbian businessman, kept the money in a safe at home, only realised what had happened when his son and his friends came home with dozens of shopping bags.
  • Court Rules Boy Must Pay Child Support to His Rapist

    08/18/2008 11:37:43 AM PDT · by PercivalWalks · 58 replies · 884+ views
    GlennSacks.com ^ | 8/17/08 | Glenn Sacks
    "I couldn't believe that our son has to pay child support to his abuser."I've previously discussed cases where boys who have been statutorily raped by older women are forced to pay child support to their rapists. Here's a new one, from Ohio. From Boy's parents sue to get his baby from mom, 21 (Columbus Dispatch, 8/16/08): LANCASTER, Ohio --- A Pickerington couple and their son are fighting for custody of a baby born to a Lancaster woman charged with having unlawful sex with the boy, who was 15 at the time of conception. A paternity test shows that the teen...
  • Mom Made Repeated Calls On 'Key' Day In Missing Orlando Girl Mystery

    08/14/2008 10:28:01 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 88 replies · 163+ views
    www.local6.com ^ | 08/14/2008 | STAFF
    Cadaver Dogs Records Requested By Attorney ORLANDO, Fla. -- Cell phone calls made in a span of several hours by the mother of a missing Orlando girl could help detectives determine where the woman was in the days after her daughter was last seen. Casey Anthony's cell phone records from June 16 -- the day investigators believe something may have happened to her daughter Caylee -- show she made nearly a dozen calls in less than five hours, records obtained by Fox News Channel showed. Anthony called her mother seven times, her dad once, her boyfriend and two other friends,...
  • Police: Missing Florida Toddler May Have Died Accidentally

    08/13/2008 11:32:55 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 24 replies · 452+ views
    www.foxnews.com ^ | 08/13/2008 | Staff
    <p>Missing Florida 3-year-old Caylee Marie Anthony might have died accidentally on or around June 16, according to police. Orange County detectives told FOX News on Wednesday that they are looking at several theories as to what may have befallen the little girl, among them the accidental death hypothesis.</p>
  • Source Shares Theory Of Caylee's Death: Investigation Still Considered Missing Person Case

    08/13/2008 5:31:12 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 39 replies · 302+ views
    www.wesh.com ^ | 08/13/2008 | Staff
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- A source inside the Orange County Sheriff's Office shared a new theory in the Caylee Anthony disappearance on Tuesday. At the center of the theory is the possibility that the missing toddler is dead. Authorities at the Orange County Sheriff's Office said they're focusing on three key dates in their investigation. Members of the Anthony family said they refuse to believe the theory that Caylee died, but there are many people who think it is a possibility. "I think it was accidental, and I think her mom tried to cover it up, and it kind of blew...
  • Forensic experts at "Body Farm" test trunk air samples

    08/12/2008 8:39:49 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 32 replies · 336+ views
    www.myfoxorlando.com/ ^ | 08/11/2008 | Staff
    KNOXVILLE, TN (WOFL FOX 35, Orlando) -- DNA samples taken from Casey Anthony's car are still undergoing analysis, but FOX 35 can confirm that forensic anthropologists from the University of Tennessee have now been called in to test air samples from the vehicle. Anthony, 22, is being held on over half-a-million dollar bond after investigators said she lied to them and did not report daughter Caylee Marie Anthony missing for more than a month. Last week, she was formally charged with child neglect, a felony, and making false statements to law enforcement officers, a misdemeanor. Sheriff's deputies testified that her...
  • Report: Mother of Missing Florida Toddler Tells Father 'She's Close'

    08/03/2008 9:57:11 PM PDT · by nmh · 15 replies · 341+ views
    Fox News ^ | Sunday, August 03, 2008 | Fox News
    The jailed mother of a missing Orlando toddler reportedly told her father during a jailhouse visit that the girl will be home by her third birthday next week. "Dad, she's close," Casey Anthony, 22, told her father, George Anthony, during a jailhouse visit on Sunday, according to MyFOXOrlando.com. "Dad, she's close." Anthony said he's convinced Caylee Marie Anthony is still alive and indicated that his daughter sobbing during their visit, saying that she wants to be there for the girl's birthday on Aug. 9, MyFOXOrlando.com reported.
  • Dad jailed after leaving toddler in car while seeing 'The Dark Knight'

    07/21/2008 4:27:26 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 26 replies · 1,335+ views
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 7/21/08 | Ana Breton
    A 23-year-old father was booked into jail under suspicion of second-degree child abuse after leaving his son in his car while he watched the midnight showing of "The Dark Knight." David Farnham of Salt Lake City left his 2-year-old son inside his car in the parking lot of the Century 16 Theaters at 125 E. 3300 South on Saturday night. An onlooker walking by the car at 1:22 a.m. on Sunday saw the baby inside the vehicle crying and sweating profusely, said detective Gary Keller with the South Salt Lake City Police Department. Farnham rolled the windows up in the...
  • Toddler Critically Injured After Wind-Blown Stroller Sinks Into Lake Michigan

    04/21/2008 4:56:30 PM PDT · by a real Sheila · 17 replies · 269+ views
    FOX NEWS ^ | 4/19/2008 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
    CHICAGO — A gust of wind blew a 2-year-old in a stroller into Lake Michigan, where the boy remained submerged for at least 15 minutes before being pulled out unconscious but alive. The child's grandfather, who had been pushing the stroller on the lakeside Friday afternoon, jumped into the harbor to try to save the boy, the Chicago Fire Department said. Witnesses said the frantic grandfather struggled in the frigid water, just off a 70-foot long pier, pointing a few feet away and shouting, "Child! Child!" "He was just moaning in the breakwater, crying," said
  • Police: Couple Feuds Over Toddler's Gang

    04/13/2008 11:03:12 AM PDT · by Westlander · 44 replies · 92+ views
    Internet Broadcasting ^ | 4-10-2008 | Internet Broadcasting
    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. -- A couple arguing about which gang their 4-year-old toddler should join caused a public disturbance that resulted in the father's arrest, Commerce City police said Thursday, reported KMGH-TV in Denver. His girlfriend told police that they had been arguing about the upbringing of their son and which gang he should belong to. The teen mother, who is black, told authorities she is a member of the Crips, police said. Manzanares is Hispanic and belongs to the Westside Ballers gang, the woman told police.
  • Cops: Man Tosses Toddler Onto Busy Freeway

    01/18/2008 2:28:45 PM PST · by radar101 · 27 replies · 173+ views
    CBS News ^ | Jan. 18, 2008 | not identified
    Police move a suspect believed to have tossed a toddler from the H1 pedestrian overpass off Magellan St. in the lower Punchbowl area of Honolulu Thursday Jan. 17, 2008 The man in hospital scrubs threw the toddler like a doll from a pedestrian overpass to the freeway humming with traffic. The 2½-year-old boy fell 30 feet to the asphalt and was pronounced dead at the scene. The horrifying incident Thursday on the highway cutting through the heart of the city shocked Honolulu residents, causing panicked parents to phone day care centers to check on their children. Police arrested a...
  • Toddler Dies After Hooters Mom Forgets Child in Hot Car

    10/31/2007 9:54:09 AM PDT · by rawhide · 372 replies · 1,114+ views
    Fox News ^ | October 31, 2007
    PHOENIX — The mother of a 17-month-old boy found dead after he was left unattended inside a hot car for at least seven hours in a north Phoenix Hooters restaurant was arrested on one felony count of negligent homicide. Police say the woman, Ashly Duchene, 22, left her son in her car when she arrived at the north Phoenix Hooters restaurant where she works at about 10 a.m. Tuesday. When she returned to the car after her shift at nearly 5 p.m., her son was dead. Efforts to revive the boy by witnesses, officers and firefighters were unsuccessful. Police Sgt....
  • Toddler in child's car seat survives plane crash

    10/29/2007 6:41:10 PM PDT · by jwalburg · 17 replies · 381+ views
    The Canadian Press ^ | Oct. 29, 2007
    GOLDEN, B.C. – Rescuers who helped find a 3-year-old girl alive in the crumpled wreckage of an airplane in the rugged British Columbia mountains say they knew she was OK when she cried for her teddy bear. The girl, Kate Williams, miraculously survived the crash on Sunday because she was strapped into a child's car seat, said Mike Plonka, a member of Golden's search-and-rescue team. Her pilot grandfather, Allen D. Williams, 65, and Steven T. Sutton, died in the accident. The plane was found nose down and flipped over in the icy water on the edge of a riverbank. "What...
  • Phoenix Man Dies After Cops Respond to Report of Young Girl's Exorcism

    07/29/2007 10:00:52 PM PDT · by nmh · 41 replies · 2,080+ views
    http://www.foxnews.com ^ | July 29,.2007 | Associated Press
    PHOENIX — Officers responding to a report of an exorcism on a young girl found her grandfather choking her and used stun guns to subdue the man, who later died, authorities said Sunday. The 3-year-old girl and her mother, who was also in the room during the struggle between 49-year-old Ronald Marquez and officers, were hospitalized, police said. Their condition was unavailable. The relative who called police said an exorcism had also been attempted Thursday. "The purpose was to release demons from this very young child," Sgt. Joel Tranter said. Officers arrived at the house Saturday and entered when they...