Stories tagged: Children
Sat., Oct. 1, 2016, 3:45 a.m.
Children of Syria’s Aleppo bear brunt of violent onslaught
At least 96 children are among the 320 people killed in Aleppo since a cease-fire collapsed on Sept. 19, according to UNICEF, as Syrian and Russian warplanes barrage the city’s …
Sat., Oct. 1, 2016
People: Deal will allow Pitt visitation with children, sources say
Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt have reached a temporary custody agreement that will allow the actor to visit with his six children.
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016, 11:08 a.m.
Spokane police, firefighters helping kids with autism get comfortable around first responders
Spokane police and firefighters regularly participate in a program to help kids on the autism spectrum develop positive relationships with first responders.
Tue., Sept. 20, 2016, 6:30 a.m.
Online ‘sextortion’ against children growing
Federal officials and advocates say online sex-related extortion against children is growing, and they are urging educators and parents to help raise awareness at back-to-school events.
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016, 1:44 p.m.
Charges filed after video showed a Washington mother cheering as her son was thrown off bridge
A man accused of throwing a 4-year-old boy 27 feet into the Wynoochee River in Washington state, and the mother who cheered on while it happened, are now facing reckless …
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016, 9:03 p.m.
Sorry, kids, your pediatrician wants you to get a flu shot this year
This year’s flu vaccine for children will probably have to come in the form of a shot, not those two little puffs up the nose.
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016, 10:26 p.m.
Ohio city shares shocking photos of adults who overdosed with a small child in the car
On Wednesday afternoon, a police officer in East Liverpool, Ohio, stopped a vehicle for driving erratically and made a shocking discovery: The driver was barely conscious. A woman was slumped …
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 12:56 p.m.
Idaho neighborhood says no to camp for kids with cancer
Residents of a small central Idaho town say they don’t want a camp for kids with cancer in their neighborhood.
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 10:06 p.m.
Zinke misstates rate of terrorist attacks by children
HELENA – U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke has wrongly stated in two debates this week that 80 percent of terrorist attacks in a Central African conflict are carried out by 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
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
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.