Latest Child endangerment News

Boy, 1, reported unresponsive in bathtub dies; man arrested

Sep. 26, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — A man was arrested after the death of a 1-year-old boy reportedly found unresponsive in a bathtub, authorities said. Cleveland police said officers were called to the home just after 10:30 p.m. Saturday, at which time emergency medical responders...

Lawrence man arrested in connection with death of 2-year-old

Sep. 24, 2021 16:15 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a 2-year-old boy. Police said Friday that the 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter, aggravated child endangerment and possession of a stolen...

Waukee man charged with murder in March death of infant

Sep. 23, 2021 11:29 AM EDT

WAUKEE, Iowa (AP) — A Waukee man has been charged with first-degree murder and child endangerment causing the death of a 6-month-old baby back in March. Nicholas Edward Cox, 22, was arrested Tuesday on the charge and booked into the Hardin County Jail, the Iowa...

Officials: Neglect contributed to near-drowning of child

Sep. 22, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island child welfare officials said Wednesday that neglect contributed to the near-drowning of a 2-year-old child in Cranston this summer. The child nearly drowned in an aboveground pool on July 19, the state Department of Children, Youth and...

Virginia investigators now believe missing 3-year-old died

Sep. 22, 2021 08:21 AM EDT

WAYNESBORO, Va. (AP) — Investigators in western Virginia announced Tuesday that they now believe that a missing 3-year-old girl is dead. The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that an investigation has revealed that Khaleesi Cuthriell, who had been...

Authorities search for girl unaccounted for since February

Sep. 21, 2021 09:14 AM EDT

STAUNTON, Va. (AP) — Authorities in western Virginia are searching for a 3-year-old girl who has been unaccounted for since February. Augusta County Sheriff Donald Smith said that Khaleesi Cuthriell was in the care of Candi Royer from October until January of this year,...

Crocker man charged with murder in infant daughter's death

Sep. 20, 2021 17:16 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A 24-year-old man was charged Monday in the death of his 8-month-old daughter. Dillon Snider, 24, was charged with second-degree murder, child abuse resulting in death and endangering the welfare of a child. Snider remains jailed in Miller...

Women who took MAGA hat, tore up Trump sign get probation

Sep. 18, 2021 12:58 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Two Delaware women who confronted supporters of former President Donald Trump and took a “Make America Great Again” hat from them at the 2020 Democratic National Convention have been sentenced to probation. In a video viewed millions of times...

Stepfather charged after 4-year-old fires unsecured gun

Sep. 18, 2021 11:19 AM EDT

WEST BATH, Maine (AP) — A West Bath man has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child after his 4-year-old stepson fired an unsecured gun into an adjacent apartment, authories said. According to the Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Office, the man allegedly took...

Psychologist facing child porn counts reaches plea deal

Sep. 17, 2021 12:24 PM EDT

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — A child psychologist facing dozens of counts related to child pornography pleaded guilty to child endangerment and tampering with evidence in exchange for all other counts being dismissed. Gregory Ramey, 71, entered his pleas Wednesday in Greene...