Stories tagged: Children
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 5:26 a.m.
Four students arrested after pregnant classmate attacked
Police say four Alabama high school students have been arrested after attacking a pregnant classmate in a classroom.
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016, 12:27 p.m.
Mandatory depression screening recommended for kids in Montana
A Montana suicide study panel is asking state lawmakers to consider legislation next year requiring mandatory depression screening of all school children starting at age 11.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
Portland schools expanding music options for bus drivers
Portland Public Schools bus drivers will have an expanded menu of listening options this school year.
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 7:10 p.m.
Thousands of Central American children seek to enter U.S., U.N. says
Thousands of children trying to escape gang violence and poverty in Central America have made their way to the United States this year – and there is no sign that …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 10:14 a.m.
Imperiled Washington children recovered safe in South Dakota
South Dakota authorities say two children taken from their Washington state home by their father are safe, and the father has been charged.
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 10:27 p.m.
U.N. ‘extremely’ concerned for children in Syria’s Aleppo
BEIRUT – The United Nations Children’s Fund said Wednesday it is “extremely” concerned for the safety and well-being of children caught up in the violence engulfing the northern Syrian city …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 2:24 p.m.
Baby died after mom fed her meth to offset methadone, police say
Authorities say a Phoenix woman has been arrested in her daughter’s death after giving the toddler methamphetamine in an effort to counteract the methadone she had consumed from an open …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 1:36 p.m.
Too much lead: Water shut off at 2 Medford grade schools
Drinking water has been shut off at two Medford schools after officials said tests revealed it contained too much lead.
Fri., July 29, 2016, 2:04 p.m.
Post Falls day care shut down after violations
A Post Falls day care has closed its doors after an investigation by the state’s Department of Health and Welfare found multiple violations.
Sat., July 2, 2016, 9:47 a.m.
Mother charged with murder in deaths of her 4 children
A mother in Tennessee has been charged with first-degree murder and child abuse and neglect in connection with the stabbing deaths of her four young children, authorities said Saturday.
Mon., June 27, 2016, midnight
Leonard Pitts Jr.: We’ve failed young shooting victims
Lawmakers refuse to consider measures favored by the vast majority of us to keep guns away from those who should not have them. Yet we keep returning these paragons of …
Fri., June 24, 2016, 4:20 p.m.
Louisiana officials praise mother arrested for whipping sons
A Louisiana mother arrested for whipping her three boys after she found out they had burglarized a neighbor’s house has found herself in the national spotlight and is being held …
Tue., June 21, 2016, 8:03 p.m.
Michael Jackson stockpiled pornography at Neverland Ranch, documents show
Michael Jackson’s activities at Neverland Ranch are back in the news this week amid the disclosure of documents suggesting the King of Pop kept a stash of pornography there.
Sun., June 19, 2016, midnight
Heidi Stevens: Old films offer lesson on fatherhood
The way we used to portray men and women relating to one another feels so, well, unrelatable to my kids. (And to me now, thank goodness.)
Thu., May 19, 2016, 4 p.m.
Idaho board OKs master teacher pay bonuses
Experienced teachers in Idaho looking for a bonus will have to show their work just like their students under a new plan recently adopted by the Idaho State Board of …
Mon., May 16, 2016, 12:07 p.m.
U.N. forms refugee education fund, saying 20 million children are out of school
Former British Prime Minster Gordon Brown on Monday announced the creation of the United Nations’ first humanitarian fund for the education of refugee children.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 3:27 p.m.
Front Porch: Gather ye Chuck E. Cheese tokens while ye may
With four sons, I’ve lost count of the number of Chuck E. Cheese, Wonderland, Laser Quest and bowling birthday parties we’ve hosted. For years I insisted on home birthday bashes, …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 12:55 p.m.
Children who went to Oregon standoff taken into protective custody
Seven children who were taken to perform for occupiers during the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge earlier this year have been placed in the temporary custody of Kansas …
Sat., April 30, 2016, 9:02 p.m.
One-third of autistic youngsters wander from safe places, study finds
MELVILLE, N.Y. – More than one-third of children and teenagers with autism wandered away from safe environments within the past 12 months, according to a Long Island doctor who can’t …
Fri., April 29, 2016, 10:52 a.m.
8 children, 2 tied up in backyard, rescued from Texas home
Authorities say they’ve rescued eight unsupervised children from a San Antonio home where a 2-year-old boy was chained to the ground in the backyard and a 3-year-old girl was tied …
Wed., April 20, 2016, 2:01 p.m.
Day care shut down after child forgotten in hot SUV dies
The state has forced a Louisville day care to shut down days after a toddler forgotten in a hot SUV by a staff member died.
Wed., April 20, 2016, midnight
Millwood Farmers Market announced winners of annual children’s poster contest
Wed., April 13, 2016, 4:07 p.m.
Illegal pot operation found after break-in at bookstore
A break-in at a children’s bookstore led Seattle police to an illegal marijuana growing operation in a commercial space next door.
Wed., March 23, 2016, midnight
Carolyn Hax: With kids, it gets better
The little years are cute, yes, and they’re a slideshow of tiny miracles as you re-see the world through their eyes. And some parents are geniuses at handling these stages. …
Fri., March 18, 2016, 1:21 p.m.
Sue Lani Madsen: Strict regulations on child care drive up cost and hurt families
Who cares for your child when you can’t is an intensely personal decision. Parents want options that respect their values and fit their family culture. In the last 10 years, …
Mon., March 14, 2016, 11:55 a.m.
UNICEF: More than 80 percent of Syria children harmed by war
More than 80 percent of Syria’s children have been harmed by the country’s conflict, including growing numbers of those who were forced to work, join armed groups or marry young …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 12:57 p.m.
Uninjured 6-year-old pulled from crane-grab toy machine
A Roseburg, Oregon, pizza shop is making it a little harder to access a game machine’s prizes after a 6-year-old girl climbed up the chute to get a stuffed animal.
Fri., March 4, 2016, midnight
100 years ago in Spokane: Woman complains to city about noisy children playing
Mrs. Amoretta Kelly appeared before the city council to complain about the “noise made by children operating their coaster wagons on the paving after school.”
Thu., March 3, 2016, 2:11 p.m.
Daycare teacher convicted of cruelty in ‘baby fight club’
A second daycare teacher has been convicted of child cruelty and other counts for abusive behavior toward a classroom of 2-year-olds that a prosecutor described as a “baby fight club.”
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016, midnight
Transgender kids’ mental health boosted by family support, study finds
In a first-ever look at mental health among transgender children, Kristina Olson, a UW assistant professor of psychology, found that such kids with family support had normal levels of depression …