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Toddlers chained, bound, ignored in Texas home; police rescue 8

A mother in San Antonio, Texas has been charged after police discovered eight ignored and suffering children as young as 10 months old in her home. The children were found late Thursday night without adult supervision; two were restrained.

Texas girl, 3, found alone tells cops 'I need a beer'

Lubbock - The fact the little girl asked for a beer was only a small part of the problem. Police found the girl was hungry, dirty, and covered with insect bites. Her mother is facing charges.

The Ohio parents who gave back adopted 9-year-old son now charged

It's a deed you might find objectionable: Lisa and Cleveland Cox from Liberty Township in Ohio adopted a boy and now, 9 years later, gave him back. They've been charged with child abandonment and are on the run.

Op-Ed: Tom Cruise's lawyers out of touch with OEF/OIF Veteran Issues

Recently media headlines have led the public to believe that Tom Cruise compared his job to that of a military member in Afghanistan. While that quote was taken out of context, Cruise's legal team have stumbled onto a very real problem for Veterans.

Calgary man charged with secretly filming students at bus stop

Calgary - In addition to a charge of voyeurism, the 29-year-old man was also charged with leaving his 2-year-old daughter home alone while he went out to film girls waiting for a bus.

Two Ontario toddlers abandoned in cars; one dead, one rescued

In separate incidents on Wednesday, two children were left alone in locked vehicles when temperatures were in the high 20s Celsius. A two-year-old boy is dead while a two-year-old girl was rescued in time.

Mom who left newborn in toilet not guilty of child abandonment

Ottawa - The Supreme Court of Canada ruled a mother who did not know she was pregnant when she gave birth to a baby she believed was dead, was not guilty of a criminal offence.

Mom, aunt, flee Walmart after theft attempt, leave baby behind

Ocala - The two sisters who had been concealing items at an Ocala, Florida Walmart, ran off when confronted by a loss prevention officer. They left behind a one-year-old child and later seemed unconcerned about abandoning the boy.

How much for the baby?

Dallas - She may not have what it takes to be a mother. One woman in Dallas has been arrested for trying to sell her 4 month-old son.

Op-Ed: Nebraska safe haven law reveals societal hypocrisy

Officials want to revise the law to limit 'safe haven' to abandoned newborns one and younger, in line with other states. What is wrong with people?
 

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Vehicle where abandoned toddler died during heat wave
Vehicle where abandoned toddler died during heat wave
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