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  • Britain's new princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

    May 4, 2015 11:44 AM

    LONDON - Royal officials say Britain's newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. The princess is the second child of Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. The baby will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge. The princess is the fifth great-grandchild... more »
  • Mom killed but baby lives

    April 25, 2015 11:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A newborn child is hospitalized and expected to live after her mother was shot and killed earlier this weekend. 29-year-old Brittney Mills opened the door to her home on Ship Drive late Friday night. The home is off Florida Boulevard near Lobdell Avenue in Baton Rouge.... more »
  • Infant rescued from malnourishment

    April 10, 2015 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two parents are in jail for allegedly neglecting there three month old son to the point of starvation. Robert Scott, 28, and Sausha Clay, 22, have both been charged with cruelty to a juvenile. The infant was taken to Our Lady of the Lake weighing only... more »
  • Man accused of child abuse after son suffered from broken leg

    April 3, 2015 6:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A dad in Baton Rouge is in jail after his 7-month-old son ended up with a broken leg. Henry LeBoeuf, 22, is charged with cruelty to a juvenile after LeBoeuf fled authorities when they questioned him about his son's injury. However, his father Charles LeBoeuf is... more »
  • Murder victim leaves behind premature girl check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 30, 2015 6:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Family members of a woman murdered in Baton Rouge last week said she left behind both joy and tragedy in her life. Police said Jemina Williams was found shot and partially clothed in the parking lot of an auto parts story on March 26. Authorities haven't... more »
  • Babysitter arrested, charged with kidnapping baby

    March 29, 2015 12:37 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A missing 5-week-old baby boy has been found with deputies arresting his babysitter early Sunday morning. The St. Bernard Sheriff's Department charged 47-year-old, Sarah Harris with aggravated kidnapping after she disappeared with baby Tristan Cayden Douglas around noon on Friday. Police report the baby's mother said... more »
  • Baby and sitter gone missing

    March 28, 2015 6:57 PM

    VIOLET, La. - Authorities are looking for a 5-week-old boy and the 47-year-old woman who was babysitting him Friday. St. Bernard Parish sheriff's spokesman Steve Cannizaro says he is preparing a statement about the disappearance of Sarah Harris of Violet and little Tristan Cayden Douglas. Violet is about 12 miles... more »
  • Mom accused of decapitating baby

    March 17, 2015 7:56 PM

    CINCINNATI, OHIO- A woman accused of decapitating her three-month-old daughter was told to stay away from the baby due to her psychiatric problems. Police say they found Jayniah Watkins decapitated and stabbed numerous times with a large chef's knife on a kitchen counter. The mother, 20-year-old Deasia Watkins, was... more »
  • Eleven-year-old charged with killing a baby

    February 9, 2015 7:49 PM

    WICKLIFFE, OHIO- An eleven-year-old is charged with the beating death of a 2 month-old who was staying overnight with the girl and her mom to give the baby's mother a break. Police say the girl, her mother and the baby were on a couch when the woman fell asleep... more »
  • Woman held in death of baby dumped in recycling material

    January 26, 2015 7:42 PM

    ROSEVILLE, MICHIGAN- A 24-year-old woman is held in the death of a newborn found in a recycling center in suburban Detroit. The baby was between one and 3 days old and police are still soliciting tips in the case. The chief of Roseville did not release specifics or name... more »
  • Baby set on fire still had umbilical cord, placenta attached

    January 20, 2015 12:13 PM

    MOUNT HOLLY, NJ - Authorities say a baby who died after being set on fire in the middle of a New Jersey road still had an umbilical cord and placenta attached. Twenty-two-year-old Hyphernkemberly Dorvilier of Pemberton Township faces an initial court appearance Tuesday in Mount Holly on murder charges. It... more »
  • Newborn found dead in recycling center trash

    January 16, 2015 3:54 PM

    ROSEVILLE, MI - Authorities say the body of a newborn boy found in a suburban Detroit recycling center is not that of a baby missing 85 miles away. Police in Roseville and Meridian Township said Friday that DNA tests show no link between their cases. Authorities this week said that... more »
  • First Baton Rouge baby of 2015 named Evelynn

    January 1, 2015 4:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Woman's Hospital confirmed that the first baby born in Baton Rouge this year is a healthy baby girl. The first 2015 birth in the capital area is baby Evelynn, weighing in at 7 pounds and 10 ounces. She was born just after midnight according to hospital... more »
  • Man gets two years of house arrest for killing baby check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 18, 2014 5:25 PM

    GONZALES- Defense lawyers and prosecutors for the State Attorney General's Office reached an agreement Thursday to have man convicted of killing a baby 20 years ago, pay for his crime. A paperwork mistake let Stanley White live a free life when he was supposed to be incarcerated for two... more »
  • Reward offered in shooting of pregnant woman

    September 15, 2014 7:57 PM

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA- A $40,000 reward is offered for information after a pregnant woman was hit by a stray bullet and she and her unborn child died. Someone fired at a car a block away and the bullet hit 25-year-old Megan Doto in the face on Sunday. She was... more »
  • It's a girl for Scarlett

    September 4, 2014 7:58 PM

    LOS ANGELES- Actress Scarlett Johansson and her fiance, French journalist Romain Dauriac,welcomed a baby girl named Rose. She is a first-time mom. Her spokesman says the couple is seeking privacy under the No Kids Policy, the effort by celebrities to keep famous people's children out of the public... more »
  • Saints QB welcomes 4th child

    August 26, 2014 12:05 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is a proud papa of new baby girl. Brees' wife, Brittany, gave birth Tuesday. The child's name is not known at this time. Brees tweeted that his wife and baby girl are happy and healthy. The newest addition will be the... more »
  • Infant left on car hood, parents arrested

    August 14, 2014 8:12 AM

    VIDALIA - Police say two West Monroe residents face charges after leaving an infant unsupervised on the hood of their car at the Vidalia Riverfront while they fished in the Mississippi River. Police Chief Arthur Lewis says an officer noticed 32-year-old Marcella Cooper picking up the 2-week-old infant from a... more »
  • Baby not cured of AIDS

    July 10, 2014 7:23 PM

    WASHINGTON- A girl in Mississippi born with the AIDS virus and in remission for years still has the HIV virus and is not cured. Because doctors thought she was cured, she did not have medication for years. The pronouncement is a setback to hopes that early treatment with... more »
  • Girl hoped to have been cured of HIV has relapsed

    July 10, 2014 1:32 PM

    JACKSON, Fla. - A Mississippi girl born with the AIDS virus and in remission for several years despite stopping treatment now shows signs that she still harbors HIV and therefore is not cured. The news is a setback to hopes that very early treatment with powerful HIV drugs might... more »
  • NYPD: Mom of baby abandoned in subway in custody check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 8, 2014 6:03 AM

    NEW YORK CITY - New York City police have found the mother suspected of abandoning a baby at a Manhattan subway station. Police say the 20-year-old woman is being questioned. She was found around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday near 72nd Street and Broadway. No charges were immediately filed. The investigation is... more »
  • Giving your baby a healthy start means no smoking check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 30, 2014 9:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Every parents wants to give their baby the best start possible. If a pregnant mother smokes, that healthy start is in jeopardy. Family Road of Greater Baton Rouge CEO Dena Christy and Program Coordinator Sherrell Franklin stopped by 2une In Monday to talk about Baby and Me,... more »
  • March with a purpose, March for Babies check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »

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