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Razor Blades Found Glued To Illinois Playground

Razor Blades Found Glued To Illinois Playground

A 2-year-old was injured because of razor blades glued to an East Moline, IL playground. After treating the boy at home, the victim’s father and police went back to the park, where they discovered additional razor blades attached to the playground equipment with white putty. Police closed the park until all of the razor blades […]

March 25, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Florida Parents Arrested After Abandoning Three Kids in the Woods

Michael and Sarah Butcher were first arrested for illegal parking. Cops later found crystal meth in their car’s glove compartment, along with a syringe and a burnt spoon, according to the arrest report. After the pair was taken to jail –- where they repeatedly claimed to be brother and sister –- the police received a […]

March 5, 2014 / More... ( comments)

3-Year-Old Girl Calls 911, Saves Father’s Life

Elisha Powers had, coincidentally, been taught to call 911 three months earlier. Shawn Powers, of Rockdale County, Ga., was home with his two young daughters last Thursday when he attempted to cut a tree in the backyard with a machete. He accidentally sliced his right arm, severing an artery. Bleeding severely, he managed to get […]

February 26, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Kansas Lawmaker Wants To Increase School Spankings

Democratic Kansas State Rep. Gail Finney wants to give teachers more authority to spank children that already exists. As it is now, teachers can spank kids as long as no marks result. But Finney wants harsher punishment. A bill proposed by state Rep. Gail Finney (D) would define corporal punishment as “up to ten forceful […]

February 19, 2014 / More... ( comments)

3 Arrested For Chaining Children To Beds For Weeks

After a child emailed an online school for help, three people were arrested for chaining three Ohio children to a bed, barely feeding them, and beating them with belts and paddles. During interviews, the children told officials that they had been tied with ropes and chains and only allowed up to do school work on […]

February 12, 2014 / More... ( comments)

5-Year-Old Dies From Drinking Soda; Parents Charged

The East Tennessee couple is charged with forcing their 5-year-old to drink more than 2 liters of grape soda and water.  This caused her brain to swell and rupture. According to the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office and the autopsy report, Alexa Linboom was brought in to the emergency room on Jan. 1, 2012, by her […]

February 6, 2014 / More... ( comments)

16-Pound Baby Born In California

It’s the largest baby ever born in the state. After news reports of a record-setting baby in Southern California, a Bay Area couple wants to set the record straight. They say their baby is the biggest newborn in California history. Calling Sammisano Otuhiva isn’t an insult, it’s a fact. His mother, Sosefina Tagalu, is Samoan […]

February 5, 2014 / More... ( comments)

‘Anorexic’ Doll Shuns Food; Outrages Many

Critics worry this toy will encourage children to develop eating disorders. ‘Nenuco Won’t Eat’ has a magnet in her spoon which makes her head turn away when a child tries to feed her – it will go on sale in the UK in February Eating disorder campaigners say it could encourage and normalise eating disorders […]

January 22, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Octomom Charged With Felony Welfare Fraud

When you have two thousand children, it’s not easy to support them all, so something has to be done. Sadly, for Nadya Suleman, she’s being charged with pocketing welfare payments and not reporting income. The 38-year-old Suleman has been named in a criminal complaint accusing her of “one count of aid by misrepresentation and two […]

January 13, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Facebook ‘Dead And Buried’ For Teens Who Move On To Other Apps

Teens who stay on Facebook are doing so largely to connect with older family members, but most of them have moved on to apps like WhatsApp and Snapshot. They say youngsters now consider the social networking site ‘dead and buried’ and are too embarrassed to post intimate details in case their mothers or fathers find […]

December 28, 2013 / More... ( comments)

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