Latest Child endangerment News

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...

Beshear slams school leaders that refuse to require masks

Sep. 16, 2021 19:51 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's governor on Thursday berated school leaders who refuse to extend mask requirements, accusing them of endangering children at a time the coronavirus is raging throughout the state. While more than 80% of Kentucky school districts have...

Charge amended for Minot man accused of child abuse

Sep. 16, 2021 11:48 AM EDT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A Minot man accused of injuring a baby has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of child neglect and has been sentenced to time already served in jail. Phillip Boswell, 40, was initially accused of breaking the baby's arm and causing a permanent...

Tennessee man sentenced to 51 years in son's death

Sep. 15, 2021 11:25 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has been sentenced to 51 years in prison in the death of his 5-year-old son, who was reported missing in 2018 and hasn't been found. A judge in Dickson County handed down the sentence Tuesday for Joseph Daniels after nearly three...

Bugs, trash in home with 5 kids lead to charges for adults

Sep. 14, 2021 12:06 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Three adults have been charged after police found trash, bugs and other unlivable conditions in an apartment in Manchester where five children were living. The adults were arrested on Friday and face charges of child endangerment, WCVB-TV...

Child endangerment charge follows toddler's car crash death

Sep. 13, 2021 19:00 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man has been charged with child endangerment after a 2-year-old died while riding unrestrained on his lap when his car crashed earlier this year. Fairfax County Police said Monday that they charged the 41-year-old Woodbridge...

Man accused of putting baby in clothes dryer, starting it

Sep. 13, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A man has been accused of putting his baby daughter into a clothes dryer and turning on the machine before the mother quickly stopped it, police in New Hampshire police said. Police arrested the man in Manchester on Sunday on charges of reckless...

Aunt, uncle charged with abuse, manslaughter in teen's death

Sep. 13, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police have charged two people in the death of their 15-year-old nephew. Police arrested Stefanie Colon, 32, and Dion Ball Sr., 44, on Friday and charged them with child abuse resulting in death, manslaughter, assault and neglect of a minor in...

Endangered baby and sister missing from Pierre recovered

Sep. 13, 2021 12:24 PM EDT

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Endangered Missing Advisory has canceled an alert Monday for two children from Pierre, allegedly taken by their father who authorities say was exhibiting signs of impairment. Authorities said the children have been recovered, but...

West Allis woman charged in death of 6-year-old son

Sep. 13, 2021 11:27 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A suburban Milwaukee woman is accused of causing the death of her 6-year-old son who prosecutors say died after more than a year of abuse and neglect. A criminal complaint filed in Milwaukee County Circuit Court over the weekend charges 31-year-old...