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Police no longer looking for motorist who killed toddler

Jul. 14, 2020 3:21 PM EDT

MILWAUKIE, Ore. (AP) — The search has been called off for the car that fatally struck a toddler on a Milwaukie residential street, police announced Monday night. An unknown vehicle struck and killed a two-year-old boy, Jack Barrett, on the afternoon of July 2 when he opened the door of his...

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...

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...