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    Florida Mother Accused Of Neglect After 2 Hungry Preschoolers Found Searching For Starbucks In Middle Of Night

    A mother in Florida was arrested after two of her children were discovered outside in the middle of the night on their way to Starbucks for food, police said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    Dozens Of Kids Drugged At Tennessee Daycare So They Would Sleep Longer, Cops Say

    Four people face charges after police say dozens of kids were drugged at a Tennessee daycare so they'd sleep longer. The victims were given melatonin.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    'They seemed to be a caring, loving family': Mother, Grandmother Accused Of Starving Toddler To Death

    A toddler was found dead in a North Carolina hotel room, and the child’s mother and grandmother are both under arrest in connection to the case.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    3-Month-Old Baby Starved To Death, Now Two Adults Are Accused Of Murder

    Two people face murder charges after police in Indiana said a child was starved to death. The victim was just shy of 3-months-old at the time of death.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    Disabled Teen Dies From Neglect, Home Covered In Feces, Maggots, Flies: SC Cops Say

    Two parents face charges in South Carolina after police say their disabled teen daughter died. Police also found flies and urine in the family's home.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    Woman Broke Child's Leg At Daycare, Then Two Workers Tried To Cover It Up, Cops Say

    Three daycare workers in South Carolina workers were arrested after a child broke a leg, police said. Two workers tried to cover up the incident.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    She Found Her Baby's Need To Be Fed 'Annoying' So She Starved The Newborn: Report

    A mom in Florida starved her child and abused the baby, police said. The suspect also told police she found her baby's need to be fed annoying.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    Special needs child found naked in a home and covered with feces, police said

    A special needs child in Louisiana was found naked in a home and covered with feces, police said. The child's caregiver was arrested and charged.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    Mom tried to give her days-old baby away to strangers on a Texas street: report

    A mom in Texas is accused of trying to give away her newborn baby to people on a street, police said. She was arrested and charged with endangering a child.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    'As a father I failed him': Stepdad heads to prison for child neglect resulting in 2-year-old's death

    A stepdad was sentenced to prison in Indiana for child neglect resulting in the death of his 2-year-old stepson. The victim was found dead after a bath.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    Police search for Ohio mother who allegedly delayed getting medical care for her dying 5-year-old daughter

    Police are looking for an Ohio mother who allegedly delayed getting medical care for her dying 5-year-old daughter. She has been charged with involuntary manslaughter.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Children found in bedroom with more than 100 needles strew across the area, cops say

    A man in New Hampshire faces charges after police said they found him and two children in a bedroom with more than 100 needles. The suspect faces several charges.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    Parents charged with child neglect after apartment allegedly found smelling like urine and full of flies

    A man has been charged with child neglect after police allegedly found his apartment full of flies and smelling like urine. The other parent was also charged.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Delaware couple arrested after their 5-month-old baby allegedly died from malnourishment

    A Delaware couple has been arrested after their five-month-old baby allegedly died from malnourishment. Neither person reported the birth or death of the baby to the police.
    By Mack Bush
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    West Virginia parents charged after autistic child found miles from home without shoes in the cold

    Two West Virginia parents have been charged with child neglect after their 13-year-old autistic child was found miles away from home, without shoes and in the cold.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    ‘Just eat candy’: teacher allegedly left her 2 young kids home alone to go on Florida vacation with boyfriend

    A Connecticut teacher allegedly left her two children home alone while she went on a Florida vacation with her boyfriend, according to an arrest warrant.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    Virginia woman accused of stabbing boyfriend, strangling 3-year-old with special needs

    A Virginia woman was accused of stabbing her boyfriend, strangling special needs child in Isle of Wight County. She was ordered held without bail.
    By Nate Homan
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    Hogtied 1-year-old and caged 2-year-old found in Texas bedroom, caregiver charged

    A Texas woman has been arrested after she hogtied a 1-year-old and kept a 2-year-old caged in a playpen, police say. She was charged with child endangerment.
    By Mack Bush
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    11-year-old Arizona boy left home alone for weeks after Thanksgiving, parents accused of child neglect

    An 11-year-old boy was left home alone for weeks in Arizona. A check found him and now police say his parents have been arrested and accused of child neglect.
    By Todd Betzold
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    Las Vegas woman shoots, kills boyfriend during argument, cops say

    A Las Vegas woman has been arrested for murder after she allegedly shot and killed her boyfriend during an argument. Police say two children were in the home.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Florida man charged with manslaughter after he smothered an infant while high, cops say

    Florida man was charged with suffocating infant as they slept in tiny, filthy bed, police said. He reportedly admitted to using drugs beforehand.
    By Nate Homan
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    Man charged with murder of girlfriend’s 7-month-old son in New York, prosecutors say

    A man has been charged with second-degree murder for allegedly causing the death of his girlfriend's 7-month-old son, prosecutors announced this week.
    By Mack Bush
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    Indiana baby born into a hoarder home while parents were on drugs, police say

    An Indiana baby was born in a trailer that was filled from floor to ceiling with trash and insects, authorities said. Police said parents were using drugs.
    By Todd Betzold
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    Illinois mother charged after August fire killed her 5 young children: report

    A mom faces charges after her five children died in a house fire in Illinois. The blaze happened in August and mom was charged with child endangerment.
    By Nate Homan
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    Toddler weighing 11 pounds found in a Louisiana home, parents arrested, cops say

    A toddler was found in a Louisiana home and weighed 11 pounds, police said. The victim's parents now face a child neglect charge and were booked into jail.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    Indiana father arrested in connection to the death of his 4-year-old son, but police mum on details

    A father was arrested in connection with the death of his 4-year-old son in La Porte, Indiana. He has been charged with murder, neglect of a dependent and cruelty to an animal.
    By Mack Bush
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    Parents charged after six-week-old Colorado twins suffer severe injuries, drug poisoning: cops

    Two parents face charges for the abuse of twin boys, according to police in Colorado. The victims had drug poisoning and were malnourished, officials said.
    By Nate Homan
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    Toddler shot in the leg in California, two suspects now charged in the wounding

    A man and a woman were arrested after a toddler was shot in California. Police say the 2-year-old was shot in the leg due to the negligent handling of a handgun.
    By Mack Bush
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    Three children lived in a home covered in feces, dangerous conditions — despite 11 previous calls to child services, police said

    Three children were removed from a home in Tennessee after police found them living in dangerous conditions. Child services had been called 11 times before.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    Mother arrested after dragging her daughter outside of the car while trying to drive drunk, cops say

    A mother has been arrested after she allegedly dragged her 8-year-old daughter with her car. The child was trying to stop her from driving drunk, police say.
    By Mack Bush
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    Foster mother allegedly killed 4-year-old girl, said she was 'speaking with demons': police

    A foster mother in Florida has been arrested and charged with murder in the death of a 4-year-old girl in her care. Police say the child had multiple signs of a beating.
    By Mack Bush
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    California mother accused of disabled son's death now faces murder charges in 4-month-old death: cops

    A California mom charged in connection to one child's death has now been accused of murder in another child's killing, prosecutors announced.
    By Nate Homan
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    Adopted boy runs away, sparking Amber Alert. Mother, biological son accused of abuse after investigation.

    A mother and her son were arrested in connection to an investigation that sparked an Amber Alert case for a missing child, authorities said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    CELEBRITY JUSTICE

    TikTok influencer, amateur porn star accused of leaving toddler alone to go visit with friends

    A woman with millions of followers on social media and porn sites was arrested on a child neglect charge. Police say she left her 4-year-old to visit a friend.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    Missouri woman accused of killing 4-year-old, hiding body in woods

    A Missouri woman faces first-degree murder charges for killing a child in 2018 and hiding the body in the woods, prosecutors said. The charges were increased recently.
    By Nate Homan
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    Trucker arrested in death of 4-year-old boy in Indiana, authorities say

    A trucker has been arrested after a 4-year-old boy died in Indiana. The man says he was engaging in "horse-play," but the boy's injuries are more severe, police claim.
    By Mack Bush
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    Louisiana mother charged with murder after leaving 2-year-old in hot car, police say

    Authorities in Louisiana said 2-year-old Ryatt Hensley died of heatstroke in a car in September 2019. His mother, Natalie Broussard, was charged with second-degree murder.
    By Nate Homan
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    Babysitter, parents in Indiana under arrest after missing 11-month-old infant found dead in wooded area

    Investigators located the body of an infant who went missing and the little girl’s parents and babysitter are now all under arrest, Indiana authorities say.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    Indiana couple allegedly admitted to covering up murder of 3-year-old boy, cops say

    A couple in Indiana has been arrested for murder and other charges after the boyfriend beat the child to death and the boy's mother stood by, cops say.
    By Mack Bush
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    Texas mom beat her 11-year-old son to death with boyfriend, cops say

    A mother allegedly beat her 11-year-old son to death with her boyfriend, then dumped his body in a car. Her daughter said her mother did not report them to police.
    By Mack Bush
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    Mom admits to speeding away in a van as a first-grader clung to the door trying to stop her from abandoning him

    A mom in Ohio pleaded guilty to murder and other charges for abandoning her children in the woods. One child died trying to hang on to a van as she sped away.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    High school basketball player dies from heat stroke, coaches accused of murder

    A high school basketball player in Georgia died from a heat stroke after running drills outside in 90-degree weather. Two years later, her coaches charged with murder.
    By Todd Betzold
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    Washington mother accused of neglecting, starving autistic twins to death

    Autistic Washington twins found dead in barricaded room, Silverdale mother charged with starving the pair. She “lost track of the days and believed she had starved them to death."”
    By Nate Homan
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    MURDER & MAYHEM

    Two people arrested in connection to 10-week-old baby, but police withhold suspects' identities

    A 10-week-old baby died and two people were charged in connection to the homicide. But, police have not released the suspect's names. The mom said the suspects were friends.
    By Nate Homan
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    Mother smoked pot with her young children, gave ‘birthday weed’ to 7-year-old, cops say

    A mother has been arrested on charges of child neglect after she allegedly let her four young children smoke marijuana with her and posted video to snapchat, cops say.
    By Mack Bush
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    19-year-old woman leaves newborn baby in wooded area, charged with attempted murder, police said

    A 19-year-old woman left her newborn baby in a wooded area of Maryland. The baby survived and now the mother is accused of attempted murder, police said.
    By Todd Betzold
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    Two young kids found decomposing in woman's trunk, aunt charged, Baltimore police say

    Baltimore police charged an aunt after the bodies of two children were found decomposing in her car's trunk, authorities say. The suspect is being held in jail.
    By Nate Homan
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    Mother allegedly drives home, unloads groceries after teenage son shoots toddler sister in car

    A mom and her teenage son face charges after California police say they shot a toddler in the family's car while playing with a gun and fired a single round.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    Florida mom, boyfriend charged after 3-year-old dies from weeks of abuse and neglect, cops say

    'I'm just scared for us,' Florida mom texted boyfriend. Both are charged in the death of 3-year-old Jameson Nance, who reportedly died of Battered Baby Syndrome after weeks of mistreatment
    By Nate Homan
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    Florida sisters — 7 and 9 — found dead in a canal hours apart, mother accused of their murders, cops say

    A pair of Florida sisters were found dead in a canal about eight hours apart. Their mom has now been charged in connection to their murder, police say.
    By Todd Betzold
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    Couple allegedly caused the death of a 6-year-old, father accused of first-degree murder

    A couple in North Carolina has been charged in connection to the death of a 6-year-old child died in their care. The child's father was charged with first-degree murder.
    By Mack Bush
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    Tulsa woman allegedly kidnapped 5-year-old boy from swimming pool

    A Tulsa woman has been arrested after she allegedly kidnapped a five-year-old boy from a swimming pool in the area. The child's father says he does not know the suspect.
    By Mack Bush
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    Pennsylvania mom arrested after recruiting young daughters to sell fake Oxy pills, DA say

    Suleyka Santiago, 34, allegedly recruited her 12-year-old and 14-year-old daughters to sell fake Oxycodone pills for her that were laced with fentanyl, PA prosecutors say.
    By Mack Bush
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    5-year-old Las Vegas girl dies locked in hot bedroom, mother accused of murder

    A 5-year-old Las Vegas girl was found dead while being locked in her hot bedroom. Police now say the mother has been charged in connection to her murder.
    By Todd Betzold
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    Canadian man accused of poisoning two toddlers, one fatally, with toxic breakfast cereal

    Authorities in Canadian have charged a man in connection with two young children eating toxic breakfast food and one dying. A posion was put in cereal, police say.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    Parents accused of severe neglect after their 1-year-old daughter dies weighing just 8 pounds

    Two parents in Texas face charges after their baby was severely malnourished and died, police say. The child weighed eight pounds at her death.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    2-month-old girl dies from 'significant head trauma,' dad accused of murder

    Police say a 2-month-old Ohio girl dies from significant head trauma. The baby's father has been charged with murder in connection to the case.
    By Todd Betzold
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    Florida father’s 1-year-old daughter drowns in canal after he falls asleep for hours: Police

    A father is accused of manslaughter after he fell asleep and his 1-year-old daughter drowned in a canal behind his girlfriend’s home in Navarre, Florida.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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