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2 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News
I didn't know where to turn,” recalled Cruz, a Mexican immigrant who speaks only Spanish. “I didn't have any idea how to help her.” No one in her low-income South Los Angeles neighborhood seemed to know anything about autism spectrum disorder, a developmental condition that can impair language, learning and social interaction.
6 hrs ago | Star Tribune
The lawyer for a Massachusetts woman arrested after the bodies of three infants were found in her home says she was scared because her longtime boyfriend didn't want any more children. Thirty-one-year-old Erika Murray was charged Friday with fetal death concealment and other counts after authorities found their bodies in her squalid, vermin-infested Blackstone home.
11 hrs ago | Lowell Sun
One of my dearest friends will be leaving her family during the week , every week. She has a dream job; it is a huge opportunity.
15 hrs ago | Examiner.com
A neighborhood is recovering after a dog was shot last week by an off-duty Texas police officer, KJRH2 News reported September 13. The incident occurred Thursday afternoon around 5 p.m. in the 6900 block of East 18th Street in Tulsa. According to Tulsa Police Department Public Information Officer Leland Ashley, an unidentified off-duty officer was walking his dog when 5-year-old Titus, a 75 pound pit bull terrier mix, escaped from his fence.
The days of summer are fading away. Children all over the U.S. are heading back to school - public, private, or at home.
Huntington High senior Ginny Blake wants to help alleviate fears for kids facing cancer. And she wants to do it with stuffed ducks.
Under the wooden eaves of a shearing shed, Paul Routley puts both hands over his face for a few seconds, takes a deep breath and picks up a pink sponge. The Riverina farmer starts wiping mud from a trestle table as he prepares for his annual ram sale - the biggest day of the year at his Almondvale property west of Wagga Wagga, in New South Wales.
The four kids of Charles Vacca reassured the unnamed New Jersey 9-year-old that they forgave her for the accidental shooting and that 'it's OK.' Both families are grieving since the girl shot Vacca once in the head with an Uzi last month at the Arizona Last Stop gun range in White Hills.
Hospitals in the Twin Cities say they've been unusually busy treating children with severe respiratory problems that match the symptoms of an uncommon virus that's sickened children in at least a dozen Midwest states. But the region's largest pediatric hospital system, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, says it had to divert six patients to another hospital this week because its beds are full of kids with severe respiratory symptoms.
Police in eastern Pennsylvania say they arrested a man after finding him passed out in a parked car with two children and three homemade bombs. Authorities say they discovered 28-year-old James Zwally in the vehicle early Thursday morning outside a convenience store near Reading .
Timothy Ray Jones Jr., is escorted by lawmen out of the Smith County Jail to a vehicle for transport to Lexington County, S.C. on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 in Raleigh, Miss.
Pope Francis is making good on his insistence that the Catholic Church welcome all faithful - not just those who obey church teaching perfectly. He'll marry 20 couples this weekend, including some who already live together and those with children, technically a sin in the eyes of the church.
Some parents may make things worse for their anxious kids by falling into what researchers call the "protection trap" -- reassuring them, lavishing them with attention or making the threat go away, according to the results of a small study. The finding indicates that certain coddling behaviors may actually boost anxiety, although the study doesn't prove a cause-and-effect relationship.
A western Colorado woman was arrested after she allegedly pointed a rifle at several children in her neighbor's backyard because she didn't like that a boy was playing his clarinet outside. Cheryl Ann Pifer, 60, was arrested by Mesa County sheriff's deputies, who believe she was drinking before allegedly threatening the children on Wednesday, the Daily Sentinel reported.
A former Quebec doctor who is awaiting a new trial on charges he killed his two children was granted bail Friday in a decision that infuriated an uncle of the kids. Turcotte, 42, is charged in the stabbing deaths of his children Olivier, 5, and Anne-Sophie, 3, at a rented family home north of Montreal in early 2009.
The scene in Northiam, near Rye, East Sussex, as a seven-year-old girl remained "gravely ill" in hospital after she was shot A seven-year-old girl remained "gravely ill" in hospital after it is believed she was shot in the head by her father who then apparently killed himself. Villagers in Northiam, near Rye, East Sussex, said the man turned up at his ex-partner's home before opening fire at about 4pm yesterday.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:05 pm
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