Tuesday Aug 19
Teen who abandoned baby could face charges
The teen mother who abandoned a newborn baby girl on the side of the road north of White Cloud spoke publicly for the first time Tuesday to 24 Hour News 8. The baby was discovered the morning of July 28 on the side of Marion Road near Diamond Lake in Newaygo County's Lincoln Township.
Listen to 911 caller report newborn baby found in front yard
Listen to a 911 caller report finding a newborn baby in the front yard of her White Cloud home on Monday, July 28. The baby was found unclothed, umbilical cord still attached, on the side of a dirt road, beneath a satellite dish.
Newaygo County girl, 15, 'didn't know what to do' after giving birth near fire pit outside
A 15-year-old Newaygo County girl told police she "did not know what to do with the baby" after giving birth at 5 a.m. outside near a fire pit.
Detroit Free Press
Abandoned baby remains hospitalized; state granted emergency custody
A family court referee in Newaygo County granted the State of Michigan emergency custody of a newborn baby left beside a road earlier this week.
Daily Press & Argus
Teen suspected of abandoning newborn looked on at rescue
The 14-year-old girl suspected of abandoning her newborn baby along a dirt road near White Cloud was reportedly watching as neighbors found the child Monday.