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  • 2-year-old from Houma hit by relative's truck in Pennsylvania mobile home park

    October 18, 2016 1:41 PM

    WILLIAMSPORT, PA - A Louisiana toddler was killed after she was hit by a truck driven by a relative in a mobile home park in Pennsylvania. The undercarriage of the truck hit the girl and carried her about 20 feet. Lycoming County Coroner identified the toddler as 2-year-old... more »
  • 2 Mississippi police officers fired in child's death

    October 5, 2016 10:45 AM

    LONG BEACH, Miss. - Reports say two Mississippi police officers have been fired after the death of a 3-year-old girl, who authorities say was left alone in a parked patrol car for four hours last week. Local media organizations report the Long Beach Board of Aldermen voted unanimously Tuesday night... more »
  • Family celebrates birthday of boy killed by alligator at Disney World

    September 4, 2016 5:37 PM

    OMAHA - Parents of the toddler who was killed by an alligator at Walt Disney World in Florida say they will always remember their sweet little boy. Melissa and Matt Graves spoke to a group of several hundred people gathered at a high school football stadium Saturday to remember Lane... more »
  • Disney builds stone wall at lake where alligator killed boy

    August 7, 2016 5:11 PM

    ORLANDO - Workers are building a stone wall around a Walt Disney World lake where an alligator killed a toddler earlier this summer. Disney officials told the Orlando Sentinel for a story published Sunday that the barrier wall is part of the new security plan following the death of 2-year-old... more »
  • Parents won't sue Disney over son's death by gator

    July 20, 2016 11:39 AM

    ORLANDO - The parents of a toddler killed by an alligator at Walt Disney World say they don't plan to sue the theme park resort over the death. Matt and Melissa Graves of Omaha, Nebraska, said in a statement Wednesday they want to focus on their family's future health. A... more »
  • Disney intern fired over alligator tweet gets job back

    July 16, 2016 3:14 PM

    ORLANDO - A Walt Disney World intern is back on the job after she was briefly fired for tweeting a photo of a sign telling employees how to respond to questions about alligators in the theme park's waters. The Orlando Sentinel reported that Shannon Sullivan was fired this week after... more »
  • Emails asked firefighters to stop feeding gators near Disney

    July 14, 2016 9:54 AM

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Firefighters at Walt Disney World were warned to stop feeding alligators at one of the resort's fire stations two months before an alligator killed a toddler. According to emails obtained by Orlando Sentinel, Reedy Creek Emergency Services admonished firefighters for feeding at least one... more »
  • Parents of missing St. Tammany Parish toddler arrested

    July 8, 2016 12:35 PM

    ELMWOOD - The parents of a missing 2-year-old boy have been arrested after the body of a toddler was found under the Huey P. Long bridge in Jefferson Parish. Media outlets report 21-year-old Gabrielle Whittington and 21-year-old Onterio Thompson were arrested Thursday and charged with unlawful disposal of human remains... more »
  • Dad says 2 gators involved in Disney attack that killed son

    July 3, 2016 3:37 PM

    LAKE BUENA VISTA - The father of a toddler killed by an alligator at Disney last month told rescue officials two alligators were involved in the attack. According to emails from the Reedy Creek Fire Department, Matt Graves said he was attacked by a second alligator as he tried to... more »
  • Assumption deputies find diaper-clad 2-year-old on highway

    June 30, 2016 12:20 PM

    LABADIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies say a 2-year-old wearing only a diaper was found standing alone in the middle of a state highway in Assumption Parish after leaving a home without being noticed. Sheriff Leland Falcon said in a statement Wednesday deputies arrested 41-year-old Ivone Pina, of Labadieville (LAH'-buh-dee-vill), on a... more »
  • State police: Toddler killed in St. Landry Parish crash

    June 27, 2016 9:31 AM

    OPELOUSAS - State police say a 1-year-old girl who was improperly restrained died after the pickup she was riding in overturned in Louisiana's St. Landry Parish. Master Trooper Brooks David says the crash happened shortly before 6:30 a.m. Sunday when 24-year-old Bendel Williams drove off the right side of... more »
  • Nebraska family 'devastated' by fatal gator attack at Disney

    June 17, 2016 9:18 AM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - The parents of a Nebraska toddler killed by an alligator at a Walt Disney World resort say they're devastated by the death of their son. A statement by Matt and Melissa Graves of Omaha, Nebraska, says words can't express the shock and grief their family is experiencing.... more »
  • Residents mark 15 years since Clinton toddler's disappearance

    May 15, 2016 11:09 PM

    CLINTON – Family members of a missing toddler who vanished from a Clinton home marked a somber anniversary Sunday. Wesley Dale Morgan disappeared without a trace from his Clinton home 15 years ago Sunday, May 15, 2016. He was last seen May 15, 2001 at his home off of... more »
  • Police search for man accused of burning 2-year-old

    April 28, 2016 1:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives have issued an arrest warrant for a man accused of injuring a 2-year-old victim a week ago Baton Rouge Police say the toddler suffered second-degree burns to his hips and buttocks on the night of Apr. 21. 22-year-old Jamal Ackerson is now wanted for... more »
  • Father arrested in missing child search had recently spent time in a mental health facility Play Video

    February 19, 2016 8:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The suspect in a missing child case overnight had just been released from a mental health facility and was wanted for a threatening tirade at a fast food restaurant hours before the child went missing, arrest documents obtained by WBRZ indicate. Donoven Bessie, 23, was arrested... more »
  • Toddler dies; fell into pool with more than 1 foot rainwater

    December 27, 2015 8:57 PM

    SHREVEPORT - A 2-year-old boy has died, four days after he slipped out of his house and was found in a swimming pool with more than a foot of rain water in it. Noah Porteau's family tells KSLA-TV that he died Sunday morning. The station reports that he'd been on... more »
  • Two-year-old boy in critical condition, mother charged with attempted murder

    October 27, 2015 10:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A woman in Baton Rouge is facing attempted murder charges accused of trying to kill her two-year-old son. The child was taken to the hospital in critical condition. He has neurological impairment and many broken bones. Samantha Snell, 29, of 8562 Rush Avenue is charged with Attempted... more »
  • Child dead after being left in a hot car in Las Vegas

    August 28, 2015 9:34 PM

    LAS VEGAS - A 4-year0old boy diead after he was left in a hot car for 90 minutes in Las Vegas. Outside temperatures reached 100 degrees Thursday, in Las Vegas. Police said they were called to the scene just after 6:30 p.m. after the boy was found in... more »
  • Mom accused of letting toddler sip margarita avoids trial

    July 16, 2015 11:10 AM

    SALEM - A Massachusetts woman accused of allowing her 2-year-old daughter to sip her margarita at a restaurant and pouring some of it into the girl's sippy cup has avoided trial and possible deportation. Forty-two-year-old Sheldy Nelson of Lynn was originally scheduled to go to trial Wednesday on charges of... more »
  • Two boys rescue children from burning home in Florida

    June 17, 2015 4:26 PM

    OAKLAND, Fla. - Two grade school boys who rescued a toddler and a baby from a fire say they didn't think twice about going into a burning home. Ten-year-old Isiah Francis and 11-year-old Jeremiah Grimes say they were watching YouTube and playing video games Tuesday when they smelled smoke coming... more »
  • Family members say final goodbyes to 22 month old

    June 13, 2015 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The family of Angel Green, the toddler who died last week after being left in a hot van by daycare workers, said their final goodbyes Saturday afternoon. " We lost an angel today and we're going to miss her," said Deera Williams, a friend of the... more »
  • Mother of dead toddler speaks out Play Video

    June 10, 2015 7:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Joy Green is putting the pieces back together after losing her youngest child last week. "I never thought that when I dropped Angel off, on my way to work Friday that it would be my last time seeing my child," said Green fighting back tears. ... more »
  • Accused killer of one year old boy demonstrates how he beat him

    June 9, 2015 7:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The father of a murdered one year old boy was escorted out of court today. Demarcus Gray Sr. watched his son's accused killer admit to and demonstrate how he beat the boy to police during questioning back in 2011. Randy Parker faces a murder charge,... more »
  • Daycare workers arrested for death of child Play Video

    June 6, 2015 11:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested two daycare workers in connection with the death of a toddler after they left the child in a vehicle. According to Baton Rouge police, 47- year- old Shelia Newman and 26- year- old April Wright are both booked and charged with Negligent Homicide for... more »
  • Wildlife and Fisheries agents save drowning toddler Play Video

    May 13, 2015 6:46 PM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH - Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents were on regular patrol near the Amite River Diversion Canal in Livingston Parish when they happened across the chance to to save a life. The attention of the LDWF agents was grabbed when they heard a woman beckoning for... more »
  • Wildlife agents help save toddler from drowning

    May 12, 2015 5:11 PM

    MAUREPAS - State wildlife agents helped save a three-year-old boy from drowning in a Livingston Parish swimming pool this weekend, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. Spokesperson Adam Einck said Lt. Louis Burnett and Senior Agent Michael Marques Jr. were in a boat patrolling Amite River... more »
  • NOPD releases image of man who opened fire, struck 2-year-old

    April 21, 2015 6:52 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police are gathering information on a man who fired shots near a group of children Monday night, striking one of them in the leg during an apparent attempt to hit another man sitting on a porch nearby. WWL-TV in New Orleans reports that incident happened around... more »
  • Neighbors: Drive-by shooting left toddler covered in blood Play Video

    March 3, 2015 5:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that left a toddler covered in blood and police with their hands tied. A two-year-old boy was raced to the emergency room last night, injured by shards of glass from a car window that was shot out. ... more »
  • Mother charged in death of toddler son wedged in car window

    February 24, 2015 4:21 PM

    ZWOLLE - The mother of a 19-month-old toddler who died after becoming wedged in a car window has been charged with negligent homicide. The Times reported on Tuesday that Deunka Lynch, 26, of Zwolle was booked into the Sabine Parish Jail on Feb. 10, according to Zwolle Police Chief Daniel... more »
  • Toddler food often has too much salt, sugar

    February 2, 2015 2:03 AM

    CHICAGO, IL - A new study says many packaged meals and snacks for toddlers contain worrisome amounts of salt and sugar. That's a concern because it could potentially give kids an early preference for foods that may contribute to obesity and high blood pressure. Researchers at the federal Centers for... more »
  • A cab ride to a heist

    January 20, 2015 7:50 PM

    WILMINGTON-DELAWARE- A woman called a cab for a trip to a convenience store and loaded up her toddler to go with her at 3:30 in the morning. Turns out, the cab ride was to rob the store, according to police. State troopers say Amanda Paoletti told the cabbie to... more »
  • Toddler stolen along with car helped police find him

    January 13, 2015 11:41 AM

    SALT LAKE CITY - Authorities say they found a 3-year-old boy who was sitting in a car stolen outside a Utah day care after he answered his mother's cellphone and honked the horn to draw their attention. Police in the city of Ogden say the boy's mother left the unlocked... more »
  • Murder charges filed against mother of dead toddler Play Video

    December 31, 2014 1:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police filed upgraded murder charges Wednesday against a Baton Rouge mother who investigators said slammed her toddler's head against a wall and killed her. Police said Candice Smith faces first degree murder charges for the death of 2-year-old Da'Laijha Smith. She was originally arrested on second... more »
  • Autopsy today in toddler's death Play Video

    December 30, 2014 5:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The mother of a toddler has been arrested in Baton Rouge following the death of her two-year-old daughter. According to police, emergency officials were called to a home on Beechwood St. around 9 p.m. Monday night for an unresponsive toddler. CPR was performed and the 2-year-old... more »
  • Funeral arrangements set for toddler who died in hole Play Video

    December 24, 2014 11:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Funeral arrangements for Jassiah are scheduled at Promise Land Baptist Church on Plank Road at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the same day. Clark was honored when a small crowd gathered at an abandoned... more »
  • Man sentenced after taping drug sale near toddler

    December 11, 2014 3:32 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A gang member whose crimes included a drug deal that he apparently video-recorded himself - with a toddler inches away - was sentenced to 12 years in prison by a federal judge in New Orleans. The sentence was handed down Wednesday against 21-year-old William Henderson. Henderson pleaded... more »
  • No death penalty for dad charged in toddler death

    September 24, 2014 2:51 PM

    ATLANTA- A prosecutor says he won't seek the death penalty for a Georgia man whose toddler son died after he was left in a hot vehicle. Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds said Wednesday he won't seek the death penalty against Justin Ross Harris. Harris faces multiple charges, including malice... more »
  • Dad in Georgia hot car death charged with murder

    September 4, 2014 10:30 AM

    ATLANTA - A Georgia man whose son died after he was left in a hot car for seven hours has been charged with murder in the toddler's death. A Cobb County grand jury on Thursday indicted Justin Ross Harris on multiple charges including malice murder, felony murder and cruelty to... more »
  • Cops: NYC woman said she stepped on tot, who died

    August 24, 2014 5:14 PM

    NEW YORK - Authorities say a New York City woman charged with killing a toddler in her care told police she threw the boy to the floor and stepped on him three times. Athena Skeeter was arraigned Sunday on charges of manslaughter and endangering the welfare of a child. According... more »
  • PayPal to refund donors in Georgia hot car case

    July 11, 2014 5:30 AM

    ATLANTA, GA - The online payment site PayPal says it will give refunds to people who donated to a fundraising campaign for a Georgia family whose toddler died in a hot car. PayPal spokeswoman Adriana Higuera says the company will soon be issuing refunds to customers who used PayPal to... more »
  • Investigators: Dad intentionally left son in hot car

    June 26, 2014 8:21 AM

    ATLANTA, GA - A Georgia dad was arrested in the death is son after investigators say he left the toddler in a hot car for hours. Justin Harris is charged with murder. He initially told police he accidentally forgot to drop his son off in daycare and didn't realize... more »
  • Naughty nanny behind bars

    June 26, 2014 8:10 AM

    LONG ISLAND, NY - A New York nanny was arrested after investigators say she left the toddler she was watching in the car while she went in a store to commit a crime. Witnesses called police after they saw Christine Nunes lock the girl she cares for in a... more »
  • Toddler drowns while in state custody Play Video

    June 17, 2014 5:28 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The family of a toddler who drowned last week in Mandeville is demanding answers from the state over how that happened. The toddler, 22-month-old Michael Bananno, drowned while in foster care in St. Tammany Parish. He had been removed from the custody of his parent's home... 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 »
  • Jury convicts 2 in fatal shooting of toddler

    August 31, 2013 12:13 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A jury has convicted two cousins in the shooting death of a toddler who was shot as he sat in a car with his grandmother near a parade. The Times-Picayune reports that the Orleans Parish jury convicted 24-year-old Bernell "Benny" Pollard and 31-year-old Jamiron Pollard on Friday.... more »
  • Reward offered for tips in NO toddler's death

    August 30, 2013 4:37 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and his police chief are appealing for the public's help in finding the person or people responsible for the shooting death of a 13-month-old girl. The child was being held by an 18-year-old baby sitter who was wounded in the Thursday night... more »
  • Toddler killed, babysitter wounded in New Orleans

    August 30, 2013 8:04 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a 13-month-old girl is dead and the child's 18-year-old baby sitter is in stable condition after a shooting in Central City. Police spokesman Frank Robertson says the toddler and baby sitter were out walking Thursday night when shots rang out and two men... 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 »
  • Man arrested after toddler found with AK-47, drugs

    August 8, 2013 1:51 PM

    BAKER - Police arrested an East Baton Rouge man after they said they found a stash of drugs and guns in the same room as his 10-month-old daughter. Baker Police Chief Mike Knapps said officers arrested Brenton Johnson Jr., 22, after a joint narcotics investigation with the East Baton... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Mom mum about cruelty charges Play Video

    July 11, 2013 10:57 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Livingston Parish woman recently after they said she left two toddlers unsupervised in a running car, and one of them choked themselves unconscious using a car window. Deputies arrested Candace Gordon, 20, of Denham Springs Monday on charges of cruelty to juveniles... more »
  • Pleasant Hill child drowns in pool

    July 1, 2013 9:03 AM

    PLEASANT HILL- Authorities say a toddler drowned in a pool after apparently letting herself out of the house while her mother slept and her father was away. Sabine Parish Deputy Coroner Ron Rivers identified the child as 2-year-old Isabelle Frazier. An autopsy will be performed Monday to confirm the cause... more »
  • 3-year-old in hospital after being accidentally shot

    June 4, 2013 12:06 PM

    BENTON - A 3-year-old boy remains in the hospital after he was accidentally shot Monday evening. Bossier Parish sheriff's deputies say the shooting happened about 6 p.m. off Scarborough Road northeast of Benton. Deputies say a .22 caliber rifle that was propped against a sliding glass door fell and discharged... more »
  • Family of toddler who was shot, killed speaks out Play Video

    January 22, 2013 6:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Relatives of a toddler killed last night when a gun accidentally went off spoke to News 2 about the pain it's caused their family. Police arrested Terrance Varise, 18, in connection with the shooting death of his brother, Travin Varise, Monday evening. Investigators said Terrance accidentally... more »

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