A devoted South Dakota grandmother, who was rushing to her granddaughter’s middle-school dance in Wisconsin, decided to put the “pedal to the metal” and managed to get a whopping four speeding tickets in less than three hours on the 525-mile drive from Sioux Falls to Racine. For those of you wondering, she was late.
A Linwood, Washington, grandmother took her granddaughter, 4, to the hospital on January 13, 2013, after she noticed that the girl’s body was covered with red marks. Hospital workers quickly determined that the girl was not suffering from chicken pocks, as the grandmother had thought, but was the victim of child abuse, allegedly at the hands of her stepfather, Stetson Tedder.
The recently widowed, former mother-of-two boys, who left them to stifle to death in a hot SUV in November 2012, has been arrested on charges of negligent homicide. Depending on what information detectives uncover, it is possible that the children’s deaths could be reclassified as homicides at a later time.
The legal saga of the dad who did a dumb, dumb thing has drawn to a close today in a Chicago courtroom. Andre Curry, 22, was sentenced to 18 months probation for charges stemming from a photo of his daughter he posted on Facebook over a year ago.
A couple who punished a 12-year-old girl in a cruel and bizarre way have been sentenced to jail. Stephanie Broten and Darnell Landrum were accused of shaving the child’s head and forcing her to run around outside wearing a diaper.
A Chicago dad who allegedly posted to his Facebook account, showing his 22-month-old daughter bound with tape and the caption, “This is wut happens wen my baby hits me back,” had been acquitted on a charge of unlawful restraint.
A 19-year-old Louisiana father is behind bars, charged with attempted first-degree murder after his infant son was found to have three times the legal blood alcohol limit. The 2-month-old boy was being treated in the NICU at Ochsner Hospital in Belle Chasse, when Cesar Ruiz allegedly gave the baby a feeding tube filled with Bacardi Silver Rum.
Suspended judge William Adams, whose 2004 videotaped beating of his daughter, then 16, went viral after she went public with it, is seeking reinstatement to his position as a court-at-law judge in Aransas County family court.
When Andrica Daniel got out of the shower on Saturday, she says her mother’s boyfriend Charlie Martin was upset and asked her, “Man shorty, what happened to my crack?” They looked and looked, but the crack had been eaten by the shortest shorty of all: Daniel’s 13-month-old son Jay’von. Daniel was arrested, along with the boy’s grandmother and the grandmother’s boyfriend.
Parents plead guilty to murder of son, 3 months old, who was found unresponsive with both legs fractured, a fractured wrist, and second to third-degree burns.