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  • March with a purpose, March for Babies Play Video

    April 1, 2014 8:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - March for Dimes will host the March for Babies on Saturday, May 10th. March for Dimes Capital Area Division Dir. Clayton Forbes and 2014 Ambassador Jasmine Lombrage visited 2une In Tuesday to talk about the event. You can register for the walk by visiting this... more »
  • Cat on the prowl and owners trapped

    March 10, 2014 7:29 PM

    PORTLAND, OREGON- Police were called to a house in Portland, Oregon to subdue a huge house cat that attacked a child forcing the family to barricade themselves in a bedroom. They baby was not hurt. The couple locked themselves in their bedroom with the baby and the family... more »
  • Source: Baby so underfed it looked like a skeleton Play Video

    February 18, 2014 4:17 PM

    VENTRESS - A woman shouted profanities at a News 2 crew trying to ask questions about a baby found dead inside a Pointe Coupee Parish residence. Investigators said it appeared the baby was malnourished. "Get in that d*** car, and get off my f****** property," she yelled. "Now, right... more »
  • Mother pleads guilty to child's 2002 death

    February 10, 2014 11:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge woman has pleaded guilty of manslaughter in the death of her newborn baby in 2002. Joann King, 30, was given a 10-year suspended sentence and five years of home incarceration. She was indicted in December 2012 on second degree murder charges in... more »
  • Christmas miracle born on the side of the road Play Video

    December 23, 2013 10:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A couple calls their new baby a Christmas miracle after she was delivered, two months early, in the back of their car this weekend. "Everybody asked me what I wanted," said Lakin Miller. "I got what I wanted, she's right here with me." Miller... more »
  • Baby in a bucket

    November 21, 2013 7:29 PM

    PLEASANT HILL, MISSOURI- A man faces charges of disposing a baby's body in a bucket of cement. Matthew Scroggs is charged with abandonment of a corpse and tampering with a vehicle. Police say they discovered the bucket after a tip but went to his house to investigate reports... more »
  • Man, baby killed in NO bridge shooting

    November 14, 2013 7:31 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A man and his 7-month-old son were shot and killed in an apparent ambush on a New Orleans bridge. Police spokesman Frank B. Robertson III says someone opened fire on the 25-year-old man Wednesday night as he rode in the back seat of a black Honda Accord... more »
  • Mother with newborn without heat Play Video

    November 12, 2013 10:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The freezing temperatures mean outlasting the night for one mother of three. "My baby has a cold already," Daphne Brooks said. Brooks is not able to pay for gas heating in her home. She along with her fiance', her three-month-old son Rico, four-year-old daughter... more »
  • Authorities: Miss. woman offered to sell her baby

    November 5, 2013 2:38 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- A Mississippi woman who police say offered to sell her infant son to a Louisiana woman she met through an online classified ad, has been arrested. Authorities say 23-year-old Bobbie Jo Stojic of Bay St. Louis was freed on $5,000 bond after her Oct. 29 arrest. Stojic allegedly... more »
  • 16-month-old boy drowns in Denham Springs

    September 21, 2013 5:25 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A 16-month-old boy was pronounced dead today after a possible drowning in Denham Springs. Around 12:30 p.m., The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office responded to the scene on Lafourche Lane. Deputies say no foul play is suspected. The sheriff's office did not release any further details. more »
  • La. man gets 3 years in 2011 injuring of baby

    August 24, 2013 4:14 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - A Lake Charles man has been sentenced to three years in prison for injuring a 5-month-old child. The American Press reports that 32-year-old Mitchell Scott Crador was sentenced Friday by Judge Ron Ware. Crador had pleaded guilty to second-degree cruelty to a juvenile. Prosecutor Bobby Holmes says... more »
  • DC zoo hopes to get closer look at day-old panda

    August 24, 2013 12:42 PM

    WASHINGTON - A team of panda caretakers at Washington's National Zoo is hoping to get the first close look at a day-old panda cub during an exam. The minutes-long health assessment is planned for Saturday, but mom Mei Xiang has to give keepers an opportunity to take her cub, which... more »
  • Man indicted in child beating death

    August 8, 2013 4:39 PM

    ZACHARY - A grand jury indicted a Zachary man today in the death of his girlfriend's young child. The grand jury charged Willie Stone, 23, with the second-degree murder in the April 15 death of Azaria Johnson. Stone told investigators at first that the 18-month-old child was unresponsive... more »
  • Craigslist baby

    August 5, 2013 7:32 PM

    NEW YORK- A man is charged with endangering the welfare of a child and harassment after he tried to sell a woman's two-month-old on Craigslist for $100. Authorities say Paul Marquez had been out with the baby's mother a few times but felt she wasn't paying him enough attention. Police... more »
  • Three generations share same birthday Play Video

    July 31, 2013 10:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Bennett family will celebrate July 30th for years. Three generations share the same birthday and also share the same number of years between each other's date-of-birth. "I am exactly 28 years older than Codey. Codey is exactly 28 years older than Ainsley Claire," said grandfather Harvey... more »
  • Former governor Edwards' wife in labor

    July 31, 2013 5:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The wife of former governor Edwin Edwards, Trina Scott Edwards, is in labor. The couple made the announcement on Trina's Facebook page earlier this afternoon, saying they were preparing to welcome Eli Edwards into the world. The two married shortly after Edwin Edwards was released... more »
  • 3rd suspect in killing of toddler arrested in La.

    July 28, 2013 7:24 PM

    BALTIMORE, MD - Baltimore police say they have arrested a third suspect in the murder of a 1-year-old baby after an investigation that led to Louisiana. Police say 22-year-old Rashid Mayo was arrested Saturday on the campus of Grambling University in Louisiana. Mayo was wanted for first-degree murder in the... more »
  • Teen killed, baby injured after wreck with big rig

    July 25, 2013 9:57 AM

    SATSUMA - State Police said an 18-year-old driver didn't stop at a stop sign and was killed when her pickup was hit by a big rig in Livingston Parish this morning. Troopers said an infant in the truck with Isabella Lacasse had minor injuries, and survived the wreck. ... more »
  • William, Kate, royal baby to leave hospital today

    July 23, 2013 12:33 PM

    LONDON - Palace officials say that Prince William, his wife, Kate, and their newborn baby boy are due to leave the hospital later Tuesday. Crowds of journalists and onlookers camped outside London's St. Mary's Hospital are eagerly anticipating the baby's first public appearance. Visiting his grandson for the first time,... more »
  • Palace: Kate gives birth to a baby boy

    July 22, 2013 2:37 PM

    LONDON - Palace officials say Prince William's wife Kate has given birth to a baby boy. Officials said Monday the baby was born at 4:24 p.m. and weighs 8 pounds 6 ounces. The infant will become third in line for the British throne after Prince Charles and William. Kate checked... more »
  • Police: Baby's ashes taken in Ala. purse snatching

    July 22, 2013 2:24 PM

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - A purse snatched from the arms of a young woman in Montgomery, Ala., contained the ashes of her deceased newborn baby. Police spokeswoman Martha Earnhardt said Monday that Monica Thomas of Montgomery was carrying the cremated remains of son Jamar Simmons Jr. when she was knocked down... more »
  • Father arrested after toddler left at gas station Play Video

    July 21, 2013 8:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Department of Children and Family Services said there will be a hearing this week to determine if a two-year-old should be returned to his father, after he was abandoned at an East Baton Rouge Parish gas station. Keith Augustine, 28, faces child desertion and abandonment... more »
  • AgCenter works to clear turtles

    July 21, 2013 10:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana turtle farmers are providing research money to the LSU AgCenter in its effort to convince federal agencies that baby turtles are safe as pets and should be allowed in interstate commerce. The Food and Drug Administration banned interstate sales of pet baby turtles in 1975 because... more »
  • Police charge mother in connection with child's death Play Video

    June 24, 2013 10:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police charged a mother in connection with the death of her young daughter tonight. Lt. Don Kelly said investigators arrested Ashley Heard, 28, and charged her with second-degree cruelty to a juvenile. Police said 11-month old Aaliyah Heard died Saturday morning. She was taken to... more »
  • Ala. authorities on lookout for infant boy and teen

    June 18, 2013 4:23 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Alabama authorities are looking for a missing infant and a teen-aged girl who may be linked to his alleged abduction. The Department of Public Safety issued an alert Tuesday for 10-month-old De'Anthony Dejuan Kelly and 14-year-old Dor'Sayde Gathright. Officials say Gathright walked off with the child while... more »
  • Ala authorities on lookout for infant boy and teen

    June 18, 2013 1:40 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- Alabama authorities are looking for a missing infant and a teen-aged girl who may be linked to his alleged abduction. The Department of Public Safety issued an alert Tuesday for 2-month-old De'Anthony Dejuan Kelly and 14-year-old Dor'Sayde Gathright. Officials say Gathright walked off with the child while he... more »
  • Lafayette authorities investigate infant death

    June 11, 2013 4:03 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Lafayette Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a 5-month old baby. Deputies responded early Tuesday afternoon to a call about a non-responsive infant. Attempts to revive the child were unsuccessful. The Lafayette Parish Coroner will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death. Authorities said... more »
  • Grandmother was planning to take daughter, child before killing

    June 3, 2013 11:45 PM

    HAMMOND- Neighbors said a grandmother was on her way to pick-up her grandchild and daughter when the daughter was shot and killed in a murder-suicide Monday morning. Brandon Colona, 27, shot and killed his girlfriend, Theresa Doby,22, before turning the gun on himself. Deputies found the couple's five-month-old baby... more »
  • Names of deceased in murder-suicide released Play Video

    June 3, 2013 2:49 PM

    HAMMOND - Sheriff's deputies in Tangipahoa Parish released the names of two people found dead in an apparent murder-suicide. Deputies said Brandon Colona, 26, shot and killed his girlfriend, 21-year-old Theresa Doby, before turning the gun on himself. Deputies said they were called to the residence on Brittani... more »
  • Drunk mom leaves baby in vehicle

    May 21, 2013 11:27 AM

    KENNER - Police say an intoxicated mom left her 3-month-old daughter inside of a parked sport utility vehicle while she socialized at a Kenner bar. Kenner Police tells The Times-Picayune that the infant was strapped into a baby carrier inside the vehicle -- with the keys in the ignition and... more »
  • Morgan City man arrested after baby hospitalized

    May 14, 2013 9:01 AM

    MORGAN CITY- St. Mary Parish authorities say an 18-year-old man has been arrested on a charge of second-degree cruelty to juveniles after his infant son was found to have suffered brain damage. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office said Gregory Parker of Morgan City was arrested Monday. Deputies reported receiving... more »
  • Mom's boyfriend accused in child's death

    April 17, 2013 10:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A 23-year-old is in jail, accused in the death of an 18-month-old child. Willie Stone faces first-degree murder charges for the death of Azaria Jackson, his girlfriend's child. Stone said the child was unresponsive when he woke the child up Monday. After an autopsy, it was... more »
  • Remains of baby found in laundry

    April 17, 2013 7:50 PM

    SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA- A hospital in Saint Paul apologized to a laundry service after the remains of a stillborn baby were found inside a sheet sent out for cleaning. Regions Hospital says the remains were wrapped in a sheet to go the the morgue but the sheet was mistakenly sent... more »
  • Four governors convene, Edwards talks baby Play Video

    April 17, 2013 6:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE- All four living former Louisiana Governors held a panel discussion on the state's politics at LSU's Business Education Complex. Governors Edwin Edwards, Buddy Roemer, Mike Foster and Kathleen Blanco, discussed political topics like taxes, Medicaid, and education. "Often the best and the brightest have to go... more »
  • Former Governor Edwards and his wife expecting a boy

    April 14, 2013 3:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Trina Scott Edwards, the wife of former Governor Edwin Edwards announced on facebook today the couple is expecting a boy. The couple has six children from previous marriages. His children are in their sixties. Her children are teenagers. Edwin is 85. Trina is 34. The... more »
  • Trina Edwards hospitalized

    April 5, 2013 10:13 PM

    GONZALES- Trina Edwards, the wife of infamous former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards, was recently in the hospital. She's pregnant, and posted on her Facebook page the baby is doing okay. "The baby is fine and completely healthy," she wrote. She was having kidney problems, according to a post... more »
  • Woman falls with baby in arms

    March 13, 2013 8:05 PM

    NEW YORK- A woman holding a baby plunged eight stories out of an apartment building in New York City and died, but the child survived. Police found the body of the 45-year-old woman with the baby in her arms. The baby is listed in critical condition and is believed to... more »
  • Edwin, Trina Edwards expecting first child

    February 15, 2013 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Trina Edwards, the wife of former Louisiana governor Edwin Edwards, announced today that the couple are expecting their first child. "As of today I am officially allowed to make that announcement I've been dying to make...WE ARE EXPECTING!!" Trina posted on her Facebook page. She also... more »
  • UK: No charges for Australian royal hoax DJs

    February 1, 2013 6:37 AM

    LONDON - British prosecutors say they will not press charges against two Australian DJs over the royal hoax call that preceded a nurse's suicide. Two Australian DJs impersonated Queen Elizabeth II and her son, Prince Charles, as they phoned London's King Edward VII hospital in December to ask about the... more »
  • Workouts for parents from Baby Boot Camp Play Video

    January 23, 2013 5:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - We got a fitness lesson today from the women of Baby Boot Camp of Baton Rouge. Owner Mauree Brooksher and her client, Margo Mathews stopped in and demonstrated some STROLLFIT exercises. STROLLFIT is an hour class that incorporates a warm up, cardio strength training, core... more »
  • Man accused of killing unborn child blames drugs Play Video

    January 17, 2013 5:43 PM

    WALKER - Jeffrey Reynolds, the man accused of stabbing his wife and cutting their unborn child from its womb, appeared in court today. He blames synthetic marijuana for ruining his life. A talkative Reynolds made the comments to reporters outside the Livingston Parish Courthouse this afternoon. ""I love... more »
  • Feticide suspect blames synthetic drugs at hearing Play Video

    January 17, 2013 4:02 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The Livingston Parish man accused of stabbing his wife and cutting their unborn baby from her womb blamed synthetic drugs today during a court hearing. Jeffrey Reynolds made the comments to reporters as he was being taken away after the hearing. "I love my wife... more »
  • Woman's Hospital celebrates 300K births

    January 11, 2013 7:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Woman's Hospital is celebrating and welcoming its 300,000th baby. The infant - a boy - was born Thursday at 5:58 a.m. Woman's delivered its first baby in November 1968, its 100,000th baby in August 1985 and its 200,000th baby in September 2000. To celebrate... more »
  • Hospital: Nurse involved in Kate hoax call dies

    December 7, 2012 11:50 AM

    LONDON - Police in London are listing as unexplained the death of a hospital nurse whose body was found early today. The nurse was a victim of a high-profile hoax earlier this week. The hospital where she worked says Jacintha Saldanha received a phone call from two Australian radio disc... more »
  • Palace says Duchess of Cambridge expecting a baby

    December 3, 2012 10:21 AM

    LONDON - Palace officials say Prince William and his wife are expecting their first child. St. James Palace said Monday that the Duchess of Cambridge has a severe form of morning sickness and is currently in a London hospital. As the first born to William - who is... more »
  • Study: Even fit baby boomers won't escape heart problems Play Video

    November 5, 2012 12:25 PM

    CHICAGO - New research shows that even many healthy baby boomers will get heart disease as they get old. But the good news is that will happen much later for them than for their less healthy peers. The findings come in an analysis of five major studies involving nearly 50,000... more »
  • Ga. mother accused of stabbing newborn to death

    November 2, 2012 8:09 AM

    ATHENS, Ga. - Police in north Georgia say an infant was stabbed to death at an Athens house, hours after being born. Athens-Clarke police say 21-year-old Cassandra Elyse Norwood has been charged with murder in connection with her baby's death. The Athens Banner-Herald reports that Norwood was under... more »
  • Police: Babysitter left toddler alone for hours Play Video

    October 25, 2012 5:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A babysitter is in jail after police said she left a 16-month-old alone for hours. The sitter, 26-year-old Shareese Renee Joseph, faces child desertion and drug charges. Her boyfriend, Will Chatman also faces drug charges. Police were called to the apartment around 5 p.m. Tuesday... more »
  • Woman arraigned, jailed in Pa. newborn abduction

    August 24, 2012 1:22 PM

    PITTSBURGH - A 19-year-old woman has been jailed on $250,000 bond and ordered to have a mental health evaluation after she was arraigned on charges of kidnapping a 3-day-old infant from a Pittsburgh hospital by pretending to be a nurse. Breona Moore, of McKeesport, was arraigned Friday by video from... more »
  • Charges filed in Calif. hospital baby abduction

    August 8, 2012 2:34 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Prosecutors say a woman who allegedly tried to steal a newborn baby from a California hospital will face charges of kidnapping and five felony counts of first-degree burglary. The Orange County district attorney's office says 48-year-old Grisel Ramirez of Garden Grove will be arraigned Wednesday afternoon. Authorities... more »
  • Moms and newborns move into new Woman's Hospital

    August 5, 2012 4:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The old Woman's Hospital on Airline Highway and Goodwood Boulevard closed its doors for good today. Now nearly 150 mothers and their newborns are now settled into their rooms at the new hospital six miles south on Airline Highway and Stumberg Lane. The "special deliveries" started... more »
  • Georgia police get warrants after baby ingests cocaine

    July 24, 2012 12:45 PM

    PALMETTO, Ga. - Police in suburban Atlanta are looking for a grandmother and her boyfriend after her 13-month-old grandson ingested cocaine. Authorities told WSB-TV on Monday that the baby was brought to Piedmont Newnan Hospital, then to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston. Doctors reported that the child tested positive... more »
  • New report ties cold Gulf water, dolphin deaths

    July 18, 2012 4:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Researchers say snowmelt that chilled coastal waters of the Gulf of Mexico may have contributed to baby dolphin deaths in the winter of 2011. A new research paper says 86 baby dolphins are known to have been aborted or died shortly after birth during the period. Researcher... more »
  • Alleged baby gator heisters arrested

    July 12, 2012 4:11 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say they've arrested the men accused of stealing 10 baby alligators from the Audubon Zoo. Police say 29-year-old Rodney L. Thornton was arrested after an officer saw him trying the doors of parked cars Wednesday night. A news release says Thornton ran, dropping a... more »
  • 10 baby gators stolen from zoo; 8 returned

    July 10, 2012 4:28 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are looking for two men accused of possessing 10 alligators stolen from the Audubon Zoo. Zoo workers found signs of a break-in at a gift shop before the zoo opened July 4 - and only five baby gators in a tank that had held... more »
  • Pa. car thief swipes earrings off baby left inside

    June 22, 2012 12:58 PM

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Police say a Pennsylvania thief stole an SUV with a baby inside as the mother unloaded groceries, then swiped the little girl's gold earrings before ditching the vehicle. The 1-year-old was unhurt and quickly reunited with her mother after the car was stolen Wednesday afternoon in Allentown.... more »
  • Another doc says dingo did eat baby

    June 11, 2012 8:29 PM

    AUSTRALIA- A fourth coroner looking into the death of a baby in the Outback more than 32 years ago says a dingo did eat a child. Azaria Chamberlain's mother was convicted and later cleared of murder. Lindy Chamberlain always maintained that a wild dog took Azaria. A dingo... more »
  • Phoenix police say mom forgets baby on car roof

    June 4, 2012 12:41 PM

    PHOENIX - Phoenix police have arrested a woman who allegedly drove off after forgetting that her 5-week-old baby was in a car seat on the roof of her vehicle. Officer James Holmes said officers were called out early Saturday after witnesses found a child strapped in a safety seat in... more »
  • One critical after shooting, bullets hit baby's room Play Video

    June 1, 2012 5:28 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - A baby narrowly escaped a stray bullet in Assumption parish after gunfire outside her bedroom left a man in critical condition. Now deputies are questioning people about the shooting on Railroad Street in Napoleonville. Brittney Hebert says just moments before gunfire, she happened to take 1-month-old... more »
  • BRPD: Shooting victim was pregnant, baby survives

    June 1, 2012 5:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a woman found shot and in critical condition earlier this week died today, but the child she was six months pregnant with survived. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Allison Brue, 31, was removed from life support earlier today. She was found shot in the... more »
  • Man arrested at Baton Rouge Airport

    May 6, 2012 11:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A 38-year-old man was arrested Saturday morning at Baton Rouge Airport. Baton Rouge Police Officers aided TSA agents and Airport Police with taking the man into custody. Police said Jonathan Bonner of 10905 Kingfisher Avenue entered the airport with a baby in his arms. ... more »
  • Baton Rouge woman indicted in baby's death

    April 27, 2012 8:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A 28-year-old Baton Rouge woman has been indicted in the death of her infant, who was found dead in a garbage truck more than nine years ago. An East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury charged JoAnn King with second-degree murder in the Dec. 6, 2002, killing of... more »
  • Police: Woman accused of murder wanted to adopt

    April 18, 2012 11:12 AM

    SPRING, TX - Police in Texas say a 30-year-old woman admitted she shot a young mother and abducted her newborn son in a town near Houston. Verna McClain is charged with capital murder in the killing of Kala Marie Golden. Witnesses saw the shooter repeatedly shoot Golden and... more »
  • Argentine 'miracle' morgue baby condition critical

    April 12, 2012 4:26 PM

    BUENOS AIRES - An Argentine newborn who survived nearly 12 hours in a coffin in a morgue after hospital workers gave her up for dead is showing a series of complications common among infants born three months premature. The baby's mother, Analia Bouter, says she got a supportive call from... more »
  • Argentine 'miracle' morgue baby improving

    April 11, 2012 12:29 PM

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - A mother in Argentina says she fell to her knees in shock after finding her baby alive in a coffin in the morgue 12 hours after the girl was declared dead. The newborn girl has been named Luz Milagros, or "Miracle Light." She was in critical... more »
  • Baby was alive when dumped in ditch Play Video

    April 10, 2012 3:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sabrina Maiden is charged with first degree murder of her two-month-old son. Sheriff's deputies say her baby was alive when she abandoned him in a ditch in Zachary. Deputies identified the child as Javion Brown. The discovery was made after a seven-hour search across from the... more »
  • Baby found dead in Zachary identified, mother charged Play Video

    April 10, 2012 11:46 AM

    ZACHARY- Deputies have identified a baby found dead in a ditch in Zachary. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office reports that the body of 2-month-old Javion Brown Tuesday in a ditch across from the home where the baby lived, in the 1200 block of East Mount Pleasant in Zachary.... more »
  • Missing baby's body found in ditch

    April 10, 2012 10:15 AM

    ZACHARY - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office reports that the body of a missing 2-month-old was found Tuesday in a ditch across from the home where the baby lived. The child's body was located at 1200 block of East Mount Pleasant in Zachary according to the Sheriff's Office.... more »
  • Police: Woman throws baby through vehicle's open window

    April 9, 2012 4:31 PM

    SHREVEPORT - A 29-year-old Shreveport woman is behind bars after allegedly throwing her 10-month-old baby into a stopped car through an open window. Shreveport police say the baby's father told investigators that he was in the front seat and caught the child when it was thrown to him, but the... more »
  • Pa. mom convicted in toddler's starving death

    March 23, 2012 8:40 AM

    ERIE, Pa - A northwestern Pennsylvania woman will spend the rest of her life in prison for starving her 14-month-old daughter to death and hiding her body in a suitcase that was discovered in a pile of trash on the street. The jury needed just three hours Thursday to convict... more »
  • Geismar man booked in injury to his child

    March 7, 2012 11:26 AM

    GEISMAR - An affidavit of probable cause called for the arrest of a 22-year-old man who deputies say shook and broke his child's leg Monday. Jude William Stewart of 12396 Dutchtown Villa, Geismar, La. was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on one count of second-degree cruelty to... more »
  • LSU women's basketball coach gives birth to girl

    March 6, 2012 12:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU women's basketball head coach Nikki Caldwell is now the proud mother of a newborn baby girl. Justice Simone Fargas was born at 5:44 a.m. Tuesday at 6 pounds, 15 ounces. The baby and Caldwell left the hospital and are now at home with Caldwell's boyfriend... more »
  • Woman jailed in Pa. has a trail of fake pregnancies

    February 20, 2012 12:24 PM

    PITTSBURGH - Barry and Rebecca Vest of Idaho don't understand why a woman since jailed near Pittsburgh pretended to be pregnant in text messages and emails so they'd fly to Pennsylvania in December to adopt a baby that didn't exist. According to court records and interviews by The Associated Press,... more »
  • Arsenic found in baby formula

    February 16, 2012 3:13 PM

    New Hampshire- The food you're feeding your little one... may have arsenic in it, that's coming from researchers at Dartmouth University. They looked at different foods that use organic brown rice syrup as a sweetener and found arsenic in some of the foods... including baby formula. Researchers say... more »
  • Meth Breast Milk Death

    February 7, 2012 7:27 PM

    A woman in California accused of killing her baby with breast milk laced with meth she ingested pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter. Maggie Wortman made a plea deal with prosecutors in Eureka who wanted to charge her with murder. An autopsy found 6-week-old Michael Acosta III died of methamphetamine toxicity... more »
  • BRPD: Car thief finds baby inside, abandons vehicle Play Video

    December 2, 2011 5:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A car thief abandoned his stolen ride after he discovered a 10-month-old baby girl in the back seat, according to Baton Rouge Police. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the child was found safe inside the stolen vehicle, which was abandoned at 35th and Abel earlier this afternoon.... more »
  • Baton Rouge family welcomes son on 11-11-2011

    November 11, 2011 5:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The date 11-11-11 happens once in a lifetimes. Which is why some people bought lottery tickets, got married and other other events today to be part of it. Some parents even asked doctors to induce labor in hopes, of welcoming a new bundle of joy on... more »

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