2 Children Killed by Driver in Brooklyn Intersection

“She hit the mother, she hit the little girl and she took the carriage — the baby that was in the carriage,” said Jessica Sierra, 43, describing how she saw the Volvo go through the intersection of Ninth Street and Fifth Avenue. Ms. Sierra, who had been walking to a bus stop, said the Volvo […]

Children cry for parents to wake up after Boynton Beach couple overdose

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – A South Florida couple overdosed and passed out in their home, leaving their two children to try to wake them up, police said. Andrew Otto and Lauren James were arrested Friday on child neglect charges. More Crime Headlines Boynton Beach man shoots neighbor during fight about loud music, police say Boynton […]

2 children died from the flu over the weekend, adding to the 84 pediatric deaths this season

6-year old Emma Splan, from Connecticut, is one of two children who died over the weekend from the flu-related illnesses.  (gofundme.com) A first-grader from Connecticut has died over the weekend from complications related to the flu. WCBS reported that 6-year-old Emma Splan attended Norwalk’s Columbus Magnet School. In a letter to parents, the principal of the school […]

Parents arrested after 3 children found living inside box for years

A California couple was arrested Wednesday after it was discovered their three children were living inside a box, officials said. Deputies made the gruesome discovery while conducting an area check in Joshua Tree, according to a press release from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. They found “a travel trailer, which appeared to be abandoned, […]

The hidden costs of letting your children be raised by screens and smart devices


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CDC: Most Children Dying From Flu Not Vaccinated

Feb. 15, 2018 — Most children who have died of the flu so far this season had not been vaccinated, according to the CDC. Of the 63 confirmed child deaths from the flu, investigators have health histories on 56 of them. Of those, 54% had another medical condition that made severe flu complications more likely. […]

Parents, I Was Smug About Your Videos of Your Children. I’m Sorry.

Instead, I can reach for my phone and watch a great few moments of video of the young pandas at the panda research facility in Chengdu, China, chasing each other up in the bamboo trees. I visited with my daughter a couple of years ago, and we got there really early in the morning when […]

Keeping medical cannabis from children is callous, and foolish

Ian Birrell Mon 19 Feb 2018 11.26 EST Last modified on Mon 19 Feb 2018 11.27 EST Medical cannabis treatment in Bangkok. ‘Polls find that more than two-thirds of Britons and more than half of MPs back the use of medical marijuana.’ Photograph: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA The first medical marijuana dispensaries in Pennsylvania have opened their doors over […]

CAR violence rises: ‘They shot my children and husband’

Paoua, Central African Republic – When rebels attacked her village, Delphine Lokaingoto was still too weak from childbirth to lift more than one of her children at a time. As she snatched up her four-day-old baby, she told the others – aged three, four and six – to run to the fields. “Some of the […]

Parents and Students Plead With Trump: ‘How Many Children Have to Get Shot?’

Mr. Trump used the event to pitch his own ideas about how to prevent such debacles in the future, polling the group about whether they supported allowing teachers and other school employees to carry concealed weapons, an idea he said could have halted the carnage in Parkland. “That coach was very brave, saved a lot […]