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UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 3:59 p.m.

Police find missing 12-year-old

Police say they have located a 12-year-old who was reported missing Friday afternoon.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 4:44 p.m.

2-year-old dies in Sandpoint house fire

A 2-year-old boy died in a house fire in Sandpoint early Saturday morning.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 4:59 p.m.

Lawsuit: Mormon Church failed to keep child safe from abuse

Another member of the Navajo Nation is suing the Mormon church, saying he was abused in a now-defunct program that sent children into foster care for the school year.

Houston wins praise for handling of girl’s drive-by shooting

Activists praised Houston area law enforcement for pursuing a tip that led to the arrest of an African-American man in the fatal drive-by shooting of a 7-year-old black girl, a …

Batkid won our hearts. Now he’s cancer free.

When he was 5 years old and battling leukemia, the boy known as Batkid captivated the country as he dramatically “saved” Gotham from the bad guys in 2013. He just …

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 7:32 p.m.

Their son and their dog were sprayed with government cyanide. Now they’re on a crusade.

A cyanide device meant to kill coyotes went off in a field near Theresa Mansfield’s Pocatello home, injuring her son Canyon and killing his yellow Lab, Kasey, on March 16, …

First for Idaho: Child sex-trafficking victims to get new safe house

Idaho will now have a safe facility and treatment center for children and teens who are victims of sex trafficking.

Boise veterinarian faces up to life in prison after admitting lewd conduct with child

A 47-year-old Boise veterinarian accused of molesting a young girl for nine years, starting when she was 5, has reached a plea deal with prosecutors, according to court records.

UPDATED: Tue., July 24, 2018, 9:34 p.m.

Report: Spokane VA medical center employee charged in Montana child sex assault case

A man employed in the surgical department of Spokane’s Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center was arrested last week in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a child in Montana.

U.S. judge orders immediate release of detained Brazilian boy

A federal judge in Chicago on Thursday ordered the immediate release from detention of a 9-year-old Brazilian boy who was separated from his mother at the U.S.-Mexico border.

U.S. warns Zimbabwe over election after 2-year-old killed

The United States on Thursday condemned the killing of a 2-year-old boy in Zimbabwe as a “senseless and horrific act” and warned that if the murder was politically motivated it …

Child finds 65 million year old fossil on Bend field

Her mother, Melissa Vaughan, examined the relic and knew it wasn’t just some dusty rock. It was pearlescent. What Naomi found was an ancient fossil called an ammonite, an extinct …

Idaho mom faces charges after child tests positive for meth

An eastern Idaho woman authorities say gave birth prematurely to a boy who tested positive for methamphetamine has been charged with felony injury to a child.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 10:38 a.m.

After death of 8th child, Ikea relaunches dresser recall

Ikea relaunched a recall of 17.3 million chests and dressers Tuesday after the death of an eighth child.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 10:50 p.m.

Florida child’s diabetes awareness walk nears goal

Noah Barnes is one determined 11-year-old. Thus far, the Fort Lauderdale, Florida resident had racked up at least 3,200 miles when he reached Pendleton, en route to the finish line …

Intoxicated mom found passed out in SUV at child’s school

Authorities say a woman found passed out behind the wheel of her SUV at her child’s school had a blood-alcohol level that was nearly six times the legal limit.

McDonald’s employee gives birth and tries to flush infant down toilet, DA says

A McDonald’s cashier is facing an attempted murder charge after giving birth to a boy while at work and then trying to flush the newborn down a toilet inside the …

How to address your kid’s nutrition at school – without being the pesky parent

You’re concerned about your child’s eating habits at school. How can you communicate nonmedical concerns with the teacher without sounding like a pesky parent?

UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 8:27 p.m.

4-year-old Montana girl’s rapist gets 42-year prison sentence

A federal judge handed down a 42-year prison sentence Wednesday for a Montana man who chased down and kidnapped a 4-year-old girl, then brutally raped her and left her for …

Huge stuffed toy breaks 2-year-old’s fall out window

Police in Massachusetts are crediting a huge stuffed cow with saving 2-year-old boy who fell out of a second-story window and onto concrete below.

UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 11:31 p.m.

Man charged with abandoning young girl in car near Gonzaga

Spokane police say a young girl was left alone in a car with the windows rolled down for hours Friday night and into Saturday morning, as temperatures dropped to 39 …

UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 2:59 p.m.

Attorneys say 8-year-old in Ohio was assaulted by classmate before killing himself

School officials never told the mother of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who killed himself that another student had thrown him against the wall two days earlier and knocked him unconscious …

Tests planned on child’s skeleton found in Idaho badger hole

An Idaho sheriff says skeletal remains of a child found protruding from a grave being used as a badger den could have been buried for as long as two decades.

Sheriff: Child’s remains found north of Mountain Home, Idaho

Authorities say the skeletal remains of a young child have been discovered north of Mountain Home.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 3:12 p.m.

Sheriff: Autistic girl was caged; Child abuse charges filed

Two people were charged with child abuse after deputies found an autistic girl locked in a cage at a home in northeastern Tennessee.

3-year-old boy found in stolen car after pursuit

Authorities found a 3-year-old boy in the back seat of a stolen car after a pursuit early Wednesday morning.

Child left in car that was stolen has been found safe

A 3-year-old child was found safe Sunday afternoon after the car the child was riding in was stolen and taken for a ride from Wenatchee to East Wenatchee.

3-year-old pulled from Lake Washington

Authorities say a 3-year-old boy has been rescued from Lake Washington and is in critical condition at a Seattle hospital.

Deputy rescues 2-year-old child from Yellowstone River

A Yellowstone County sheriff’s deputy rescued a 2-year-old boy who fell into the Yellowstone River.

Man accused of sending explicit images, texts to 10-year-old

A 41-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly sending sexually explicit photos and text messages to a 10-year-old girl.