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Trucker sentenced for Indiana crash killing mother, 2 girls

Jul. 13, 2020 4:44 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A truck driver was sentenced Monday to 9 years in prison for causing a highway construction zone crash in Indianapolis that killed a woman and her 18-month-old twin daughters. A Marion County judge ordered the prison term for Bruce Pollard, 58, of Sturgeon, Missouri, after he pleaded...

This booking photo released by the Montgomery County Police Department in Maryland shows Kiearra Tolson on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Police say Tolson, accused of starving her 15-month-old daughter for more than three weeks, has been charged with first-degree murder. The Montgomery County Police Department on Thursday, July 9 said Tolson, of Silver Spring, Md.,  told investigators that she placed her daughter’s body in a pillowcase and trash bags after she died last month and discarded the child’s body in a nearby dumpster. (Montgomery County Department of Police via AP)

Police: Mother admits to starving daughter, dumping body

Jul. 9, 2020 2:56 PM EDT

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A Maryland woman accused of starving her 15-month-old daughter for more than three weeks has been charged with first-degree murder in the toddler’s death, police said Thursday. Kiearra Tolson, 23, of Silver Spring, told investigators that she placed her daughter’s...

Charges filed after fentanyl blamed in death of toddler

Jun. 18, 2020 3:00 PM EDT

JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis County man is charged with endangering the welfare of a child after authorities determined that a toddler's death in November was from an overdose of the painkiller fentanyl. Authorities say 46-year-old Tyrone Roseburrow of Jennings was charged Wednesday. He is jailed on...

Missouri man charged in death of 1-month-old daughter

Jun. 12, 2020 11:00 AM EDT

MARSTON, Mo. (AP) — A Marston man has been charged with second-degree murder and other counts in the death of his infant daughter, authorities in southeastern Missouri said. Skylar Cody Babb, 21, has also been charged with child abuse and endangering the welfare of a child, television station KFVS...

Israeli right-wing activist Amiram Ben-Uliel arrives at a district court for a verdict in the city of Lod, Israel, Monday, May 18, 2020. An Israeli district court has convicted Ben-Uliel of murder in a 2015 arson attack that killed a Palestinian toddler and his parents. (Avshalom Sassoni/Pool Photo via AP)

Jewish extremist convicted in arson that killed Arab toddler

May. 18, 2020 5:44 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli district court on Monday convicted a Jewish extremist of murder in a 2015 arson attack that killed a Palestinian toddler and his parents, a case that had sent shock waves through Israel and helped fuel months of Israeli-Palestinian violence. The court ruled that the Jewish...

Israeli court convicts a Jewish extremist in 2015 arson attack that killed a Palestinian toddler and his parents

May. 18, 2020 2:28 AM EDT
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli court convicts a Jewish extremist in 2015 arson attack that killed a Palestinian toddler and his parents.
This photo provided by the Sullivan County, Mo., Sheriff's Office shows Makuya Kambamba who allegedly gave birth in the bathroom of a Missouri meatpacking plant and has been charged in her newborn son’s drowning death. The 28-year-old Kirksville woman was charged, Friday, May 15, 2020, with first-degree murder and several other counts in the baby’s death.  She is jailed without bond. (Sullivan County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Investigators: Woman gave birth at work, left baby to drown

May. 16, 2020 7:00 PM EDT

MILAN, Mo. (AP) — A woman who gave birth in a bathroom at a Missouri meatpacking plant was charged with murder for allegedly leaving her newborn to drown in a toilet. Makuya Kambamba, 28, of Kirksville, was jailed without bond after being charged Friday with first-degree murder and several other counts in...