Stories tagged: neglect
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
Family of Chicago boy found dead was reported for neglect
Illinois’ child welfare agency had prior contact with the family of a 4-year-old boy whose malnourished, partially burned remains were found by Chicago firefighters this week, agency officials said.
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016, 1:52 p.m.
ASPCA rescues 600 animals from no-kill shelter
One of the largest rescues of companion animals in the history of the ASPCA is being carried out in North Carolina, where 600 or more dogs, cats, horses and other …
Tue., Feb. 4, 2014, 1:24 p.m.
SCRAPS seeks tips in suspected dog neglect case
The Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service is asking the public to help identify those responsible for a four-year-old pit bull found Saturday weighing just 31 pounds.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 2, 2011, 4:07 p.m.
Elder neglect suspect arrested on felony theft charge
The man charged with mistreating a 106-year-old Kettle Falls woman was arrested today at a hearing initially set to allow him to appoint a new attorney to represent him in …
Wed., Sept. 10, 1997, midnight
Mom Who Chose Web Over Kids Gets Probation
A woman accused of letting her three children live in squalor while she spent up to 12 hours a day on the Internet was put on probation Tuesday and ordered …
Thu., July 31, 1997, midnight
Clash Of Cultures Landed Mom In Jail Boy Who Was Left In Car Is Returned To Immigrant Family
She didn’t think it was child abuse. In her native Ukraine, Olena Bezzubenkova would leave her children alone while she waited in line for hours just to buy cheese. So …
Sun., Dec. 1, 1996, midnight
Gambling Pair Held After Boy Shivers
A Massachusetts couple accused of leaving a 9-year-old boy in their car in freezing weather while they gambled all night were arrested after returning to the car the following afternoon. …
Sun., April 7, 1996, midnight
Parents Left 4 Children In Apartment
A landlord looking for a leaky pipe found four children in a littered, roach-infested apartment who were left behind when their parents traveled to Haiti, authorities said Friday. The siblings …
Tue., Jan. 9, 1996, midnight
Orphanage Officials Deny Children Purposely Starved But Report Of Alarmingly High Mortality Rates Confirmed
Han Weicheng poses with children during the orphanage tour Monday. Photo by Associated Press
Tue., April 18, 1995, midnight
Crack Dealer, 10, Defends Mom Girl Says Mother Didn’t Know She Sold Drugs From Front Porch
Kathryn Ann Hall is led to the courtroom Monday. Photo by Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review