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Amid Criticism on
News of a 3rd
Jun 23, 2022 10:45 AM CDT
Amid Criticism on FDA Response, News of a 3rd Infant Death
FDA says investigation is in early stages on baby said to have consumed Abbott baby formula
- The FDA has learned about the third death of an infant who reportedly consumed Abbott Laboratories' baby formula, linked to bacterial contamination. The agency said it received a consumer complaint related to the January death on June 10, per the
Wall Street Journal
. It had already disclosed that four infants...
GoFundMe Sets Up
Hub to Keep Scammers
From Uvalde Tragedy
May 25, 2022 9:40 AM CDT
GoFundMe Sets Up Hub to Keep Scammers From Uvalde Tragedy
Crowdfunding platform has verified fundraisers; blood donations, legal services also needed for Texas victims
- Wanting to help victims and their families after a tragic event is a natural impulse, but avoiding scammers is key to making sure your money gets into the right hands. After Tuesday's mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, in which 19 children and two adults were...
Hospital Worker Arrested
After Baby's 'Sudden' Death
May 23, 2022 8:58 AM CDT
Hospital Worker Arrested After Baby's 'Sudden' Death
Person in custody said to be nurse at Birmingham Children's Hospital, suspected of poisoning
- Just hours after an infant died in the ICU at a prominent UK medical center, an arrest has been made. The BBC reports that a 27-year-old health worker was suspended from her job and brought into custody "on suspicion of administering poison with intent to endanger life." ITV...
11-Year-Old Walking With
Her Family Shot in Bronx
May 17, 2022 9:34 AM CDT
11-Year-Old Walking With Her Family Shot in Bronx
Girl was shot as 2 people on a motorized scooter chased a man running down the sidewalk
- A "senseless" shooting has claimed the life of an 11-year-old girl in New York City after a stray bullet hit her during a chase among strangers. CBS New York reports on the Monday afternoon shooting, which took place in the Longwood neighborhood of the Bronx around 5pm as the...
Utah Teen's Sand-Dune
Tunnel Proved Fatal
May 17, 2022 8:43 AM CDT
Utah Teen's Sand-Dune Tunnel Proved Fatal
Ian Spendlove's tunnel collapsed, trapping him for more than 20 minutes
- A 13-year-old boy in Utah died after a tunnel he was digging in the side of a sand dune collapsed, trapping him. Ian Spendlove of Santa Clara had been digging just outside the campground area at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park in Kanab, near the Arizona border, when a...
Mom on 3-Year-Old's Alleged
'Exorcism' Death: 'It Is What It Is'
May 13, 2022 7:07 AM CDT
Mom on 3-Year-Old's Alleged 'Exorcism' Death: 'It Is What It Is'
Claudia Elisia Hernandez Santos faces 25 years to life for her alleged role in the ceremony
- A California mother who said her 3-year-old daughter would wake up screaming and crying at night took her to have her demons cast out. The girl didn't survive the exorcism. Claudia Elisia Hernandez Santos, mother of Arely Naomi Proctor, is charged with assault on a child resulting in death...
Cops: Mother Said Teen
Helped Her Kill 3 Kids
May 10, 2022 4:46 PM CDT
Cops: Mother Said Teen Helped Her Kill 3 Kids
LAPD says 16-year-old is now in custody
: A mother accused of killing her three children over Mother's Day weekend has told police a 16-year-old helped her carry out the murders, the LAPD says. Angela Flores, 38, was booked on suspicion of three counts of murder Sunday after the bodies of the children—8-year-old twin boys...
Ex-Cop Charged With
Murder in Shooting of Boy, 12
May 2, 2022 1:45 PM CDT
Ex-Cop Charged With Murder in Shooting of Boy, 12
DA says Edsaul Mendoza shot TJ Siderio in the back at near-point blank range
: A former Philadelphia police officer who was fired after the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old in March has been charged with murder. Prosecutors say the shot that killed Thomas "TJ" Siderio was fired from near-point blank range while the boy was unarmed and "essentially face down on...
After Mom Hits Curb, Goes Into
Pond, 3 Young Brothers Die
Feb 21, 2022 2:41 AM CST
After Mom Hits Curb, Goes Into Pond, 3 Young Brothers Die
They were trapped in car seats in Michigan tragedy
- Unimaginable tragedy in Michigan on Thursday, when a mom driving her three sons ended up in a frozen pond—trapping the boys fatally. The unnamed 30-year-old swerved into oncoming traffic for unknown reasons before hitting a curb and rolling into the retention pond around 11am, CNN reports. She was able...
Suit: Jail Staff
Ignored Pleas of
Woman in Labor,
to Tragic End
Feb 17, 2022 10:00 AM CST
Suit: Jail Staff Ignored Pleas of Woman in Labor, to Tragic End
Tiana Hill says her infant died 4 days after birth due to sheriff's, prison medical staff's negligence
- A Georgia mother has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Clayton County after she gave birth while in jail there and her baby died. The
New York Times
reports that the federal complaint by Tiana Hill accuses Sheriff Victor Hill (no relation) and the medical staff at the Clayton County...
4-Year-Old in Car With Mom
Fatally Shoots Himself
Feb 2, 2022 2:46 AM CST
4-Year-Old in Car With Mom Fatally Shoots Himself
Mom, friend were getting high in the front seat, police say
- Tragedy in Louisiana, where a 4-year-old boy fatally shot himself with a gun he found in his mom's car Saturday. Jarion Walker was in the back seat of the car with his two younger siblings, ages 22 months and about one year, while their mother and another adult smoked...
Skier May Face Manslaughter
Charges After Deadly Collision
Jan 18, 2022 3:16 AM CST
Skier May Face Manslaughter Charges After Deadly Collision
Girl, 5, killed when man crashed into her on the slopes
- A skier is being held on suspicion of manslaughter after a collision in the French Alps on Saturday that left a 5-year-old dead. The British girl was taking a ski lesson on an easy-level ski run in clear weather, Yahoo News reports. She was last in line behind the instructor...
Dead Teen Hockey Player's
Friend Petitions for New Rule
Jan 16, 2022 5:15 PM CST
Dead Teen Hockey Player's Friend Petitions for New Rule
Skater wants neck guards to be required
- A high school student who lost his friend doesn’t want anyone else to go through that. When 16-year-old high school sophomore Teddy Balkind suffered a fatal injury during a hockey game in Connecticut a week ago, he wasn’t wearing a neck guard. At first, authorities said Teddy had...
Community Mourns Teen
Killed in Freak Accident
Jan 9, 2022 2:45 PM CST
Community Mourns Teen Killed in Freak Accident
Hockey player fell and was struck by another kid
- A community is mourning a high school sophomore after a hockey game turned tragic. Teddy Balkind was playing in a matchup between his school, St. Luke’s of New Canaan, Conn., and Brunswick School in Greenwich when he fell. Another student wasn’t able to stop in time to avoid...
'This Is Probably One of the
Worst Fires I've Ever Been To'
Jan 5, 2022 10:09 AM CST
'This Is Probably One of the Worst Fires I've Ever Been To'
'Heavy fire' kills 13 in Philadelphia home
- At least 13 people are dead, seven of them children, in a Philadelphia house fire that Deputy Fire Commissioner Craig Murphy described as among the worst he has witnessed. "It was terrible," said Murphy, per CNN . "I've been around for 30, 35 years now, and this...
School Bus Hits, Kills
First-Grader: 'We're Hurting'
Dec 22, 2021 7:11 AM CST
School Bus Hits, Kills First-Grader: 'We're Hurting'
Investigators are looking into accident in Jefferson County
- At the end of the school day on the last day of school before winter break in Missouri's Jefferson County, tragedy for the family of one first-grader. The
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
reports that the little boy, who hasn't been identified, had just gotten off his school bus at...
Killed Sister With
Homemade Gun: Cops
Dec 3, 2021 11:00 AM CST
13-Year-Old Killed Sister With Homemade Gun: Cops
Georgia police say boy was running a 'ghost gun' operation
- A 13-year-old boy had a business selling untraceable guns, including semi-automatic weapons, that he built using parts purchased online—until it all went south Saturday, according to police. Two people arrived at the boy's home in Douglasville, Ga., to buy one of the "ghost guns" but grabbed it...
Suit: Cops Fired on 'Innocent
Bystanders,' Killing 8-Year-Old
Oct 28, 2021 11:58 AM CDT
Suit: Cops Fired on 'Innocent Bystanders,' Killing 8-Year-Old
Family of Fanta Bility files federal lawsuit against Philadelphia police
The family of an 8-year-old girl fatally shot by police outside a high school football game in Philadelphia allege unreasonable and excessive force in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday. Gunfire erupted during an altercation between young men after the Aug. 27 game in Sharon Hill, CNN reports. Three police...
NY State Trooper Indicted for
Murder of 11-Year-Old Girl
Oct 28, 2021 8:21 AM CDT
NY State Trooper Indicted for Murder of 11-Year-Old Girl
Family of Monica Goods says she was killed after high-speed chase by Christopher Baldner
- A week before she turned 12, Monica Goods was killed on the New York State Thruway last winter after her family's car flipped over and threw her from the vehicle. Now, a New York State Trooper has been charged with murder, with Monica's family claiming Christopher Baldner rammed...
Toddlers Wander Into
Neighbor's Pool, Drown
Oct 28, 2021 7:50 AM CDT
Toddlers Wander Into Neighbor's Pool, Drown
2 boys were being watched by their grandmother a few houses away in Belle Glade, Fla.
- Two young boys drowned Wednesday in Florida after they wandered away from their grandmother and into a neighbor's pool. The boys, aged 2 and 3, were under the care of their grandmother at a Belle Glade house she regularly cleans, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office....
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