Stories tagged: child
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 8:27 a.m.
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 …
Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 3:03 p.m.
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.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 11:03 a.m.
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 …
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 4:14 p.m.
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 …
Thu., June 22, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
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 …
Wed., April 19, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
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.
Mon., April 17, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
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.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 1:35 p.m.
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.
Mon., July 4, 2016, 2:48 p.m.
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.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 4:26 p.m.
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.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 11:26 a.m.
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.
Wed., March 30, 2016, 1:58 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Wed., April 8, 2015, 1:59 p.m.
Former VA doctor Morgenstern pleads not guilty to additional sex crime charges
A federal grand jury has returned additional charges against Craig Morgenstern, the former Spokane VA Medical Center doctor accused of drugging and raping a 13-year-old boy at his Nine Mile …
Thu., Jan. 1, 2015
Man charged in accidental summer shooting of child in Hayden
The shooting this week of an Idaho mom by her son while shopping at Wal-Mart was the second time this year that a 2-year-old accidentally shot someone in Hayden. In …
Wed., Dec. 31, 2014, 6:24 p.m.
Wal-Mart incident is second accidental shooting this year involving toddlers in Hayden
The shooting this week of an Idaho mom by her son while shopping at Wal-Mart was the second time this year that a 2-year-old accidentally shot someone in Hayden.
Thu., Nov. 7, 2013, 11:25 a.m.
Burglary suspect left infant unattended, deputies say
Spokane County sheriff’s deputies said they arrested 21-year-old Dyllin Trottier on suspicion of burglary Wednesday, then found his 9-month-old daughter crying unattended in an apartment nearby.
Sun., Feb. 17, 2013
Executive accused of assault suspended
A Minneapolis woman said her 2-year-old son was traumatized by a man accused of slapping the boy and using a racial slur during an Atlanta-bound flight. The boy’s mother, Jessica …
Mon., April 30, 2012, 7:03 a.m.
Seattle boy, 6, falls from 3rd-story window
SEATTLE — A 6-year-old boy who fell out a third-story window in Seattle suffered head and leg injuries, but is expected to survive.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2011, 3:36 p.m.
Police: Child molester on lam rescues suicidal Connecticut teen
A jogger who saved a suicidal teenager from drowning herself in a Connecticut lake was a convicted child molester on the lam from Georgia for six years, police said Wednesday. …
Tue., Aug. 30, 2011, 10:57 a.m.
Help offered for homeless family that lost boy in lake
The director of a Coeur d’Alene homeless center said that the family that lost a child Sunday after their car slid into Fernan Lake was homeless.
Tue., April 9, 1996
Biker Arrested After Alleged Armed Break-In
A motorcycle gang member embroiled in a controversy over child-welfare payments was arrested Easter Sunday after he reportedly threatened to shoot a Spokane woman. Police say 43-year-old Kenneth “Maggot” Fisette …
Sat., Jan. 13, 1996
Man Pleads Innocent To Raping Girl, 17
A Spokane man, David R. Craig, pleaded innocent Friday to a charge of forcibly raping a 17-year-old Spokane girl in the woods near Loon Lake on Sunday. Craig, 33, who …
Fri., Aug. 11, 1995
Legislator Wants Independent Probe
An independent investigator should be named to look into allegations that state employees tried to cover up alleged sexual-abuse incidents at a group home near Olympia, a state lawmaker says. …
Thu., June 15, 1995
Man Pleads Guilty To Raping Girl
A Post Falls 21-year-old pleaded guilty Wednesday to raping a 16-year-old girl last Fourth of July. Shane Jeffry McCloskey is facing up to a life term in prison. McCloskey was …