Stories tagged: children
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 2:41 p.m.
Detectives believe an 85-year-old Spokane Valley man has raped and molested numerous young girls since the 1950s and was never prosecuted.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 7:11 a.m.
States will have more time to identify failing schools as part of new Obama administration rules aimed at supporting troubled public schools and students who are struggling.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016
If you read about children’s health, you’ve heard a lot of this before: Microbes, vilified because they cause infectious diseases, can be beneficial to a child’s well-being. Our society’s penchant …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 7:30 a.m.
A knife-wielding assailant injured seven students outside a primary school in northern China on Friday, the latest in a series of knife attacks on schoolchildren.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 7:17 a.m.
The injured children were so young and frightened that many couldn’t spell their names. Some couldn’t remember their birthdays or their parents’ names – just “Momma” when asked.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 7:17 a.m.
Michigan, where a man-made water crisis is still roiling one of its biggest cities, will consider requiring all infants and toddlers to be tested for lead poisoning as part of …
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 1:37 p.m.
A new study suggests that red-light cameras save children’s lives. The study – which was presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics national conference, which was Oct. 22-25 in San …
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 9:37 a.m.
Washington state’s annual
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 3:11 p.m.
Target is recalling about 127,000 decorative Halloween gel window “clings” because they pose a choking hazard to children.
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016
The Salvation Army is hiring part-time, non-exempt visitation monitors who can provide supervision of visits between children and their parents at the Salvation Army campus, 222 E. Indiana Ave.
Sat., Oct. 1, 2016, 3:45 a.m.
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
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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 …