Latest Child endangerment News

Alabama mom arrested after 1-year-old overdoses on fentanyl

Oct. 28, 2021 09:28 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman was arrested on a charge of endangering a child after her 1-year-old daughter allegedly overdosed on drugs and had to be revived by first responders, police said. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department in Birmingham said...

Officer charged with punching woman during road rage clash

Oct. 27, 2021 19:21 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A San Jose police officer was charged Wednesday with punching a woman during an alleged road-rage confrontation on the side of a San Francisco Bay Area highway in the summer while he was off-duty, authorities said. George Brown, 37, was charged...

Man gets house arrest in case of missing Blackfeet girl

Oct. 27, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to nine months of house arrest after pleading guilty to negligent endangerment in the case of a 3-year-old girl who went missing on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in April. HaHaax Vielle pleaded guilty Tuesday in...

Virginia man indicted in 2019 death of infant child

Oct. 27, 2021 08:40 AM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been charged with murder in the death of his infant child nearly two years ago, police said. Virginia Beach police announced in a news release Tuesday evening that La’Shaun Quintae Holloway, 23, was indicted last week by a...

SWAT standoff near Reno ends with arrest on fugitive warrant

Oct. 25, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 47-year-old man who was arrested on multiple charges after an hours-long standoff with a SWAT team north of Reno was wanted on a federal fugitive warrant, the Washoe County sheriff’s office said. Sidrick Romero was being held without bail Monday in...

US Marshals: 8 missing kids found, 18 sex offenders arrested

Oct. 22, 2021 08:58 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eight missing or endangered children were rescued and 18 sex offenders were arrested during recent investigations around New Orleans, the U.S. Marshals Service says. Two operations led by the Eastern District of Louisiana New Orleans Task Force ran...

Missing boy's mother, man, plead not guilty to charges

Oct. 20, 2021 14:13 PM EDT

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — The mother of a missing 5-year-old New Hampshire boy and a man who was arrested with her in New York pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to witness tampering and child endangerment charges as authorities continue to search for the child. Meanwhile,...

Lawrence man charged in shooting that killed toddler

Oct. 20, 2021 11:54 AM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a 2-year-old last month. Bishop Mendoza, 21, was charged Tuesday in the death of a boy, Legend King, at a Lawrence home on Sept. 17. Police said at the time the...

Father charged with murder in death of son found in freezer

Oct. 19, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been charged with murder in the death of his son, whose remains were found in a freezer at the family home in May, police announced Tuesday. Kassceen Weaver, 49, was indicted last week on charges of felony murder, aggravated...

AG asks Indiana Supreme Court to take adoption neglect case

Oct. 17, 2021 13:53 PM EDT

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana attorney general’s office has asked the state’s highest court to take up a case involving a former couple accused of abandoning their adopted daughter. The attorney general's office has requested the Indiana Supreme Court reverse...