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KARA (Kids At Risk Action) tracks current news about at risk children bringing transparency and attention to our youngest and most vulnerable citizens.

This reporting is only sampling of what should be reported –  the great majority of child trauma & abuse is never known.

37% of children overall and 54% of Black children are reported to child protection services in America by the time they turn 18. 

(American Journal of Public Health 1.17)

 

6 to 12 million children a year are reported to child protection services and in many states, 

About 1/3 of foster children are required to take psychotropic medicines

 

ALL ADULTS ARE THE PROTECTORS OF ALL CHILDREN

Police investigate child’s death at South side home

WOAI

SAN ANTONIO — Police are investigating a child’s death at a home on the South side. Officers responded to a home in the 200 block of Cantrell Drive …

Police investigating sudden death of 2-year-old – KSAT San Antonio

Police investigating death of 2-year-old boy – KENS5.com

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Man once convicted in child’s death accused of killing another

Fox News

A Maryland man who already served nearly three years in prison for beating his 7-month old son to death in December 2012 has again been charged …

For The Second Time In A Little Over 5 Years, Baltimore Man Is Charged In Death Of Child – Oxygen (blog)

Man Once Convicted in Child’s Death Accused of Killing Another – The Hollywood Unlocked (blog)

Man convicted in son’s 2012 death now charged in 2nd death – Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Fitchburg parents remain jailed in child’s death

Sentinel & Enterprise

FITCHBURG — The weeds have grown taller, but not much else has changed at the home on Stoneybrook Road where 6-year-old Sofia Brito was …

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I TEAM: Jailhouse letters reveal some of mystery behind child’s death

fox8.com

CLEVELAND – The FOX 8 I TEAM has uncovered explosive jailhouse letters revealing the untold story surrounding the mysterious death of a child …

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Anderson child’s death ruled a homicide, coroner says

WISH-TV

ANDERSON, Ind. (WISH) — The death of a child on Saturday in Anderson has been ruled a homicide by the Madison County coroner. Madison County …

Police investigating death of toddler and injuries to another child – The Herald Bulletin

Death of Madison County baby ruled a homicide, mother and boyfriend arrested – Fox 59

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Gwinnett mom charged with murder after toddler dies of malnutrition

Atlanta Journal Constitution

A Gwinnett County mom has been charged with felony murder after her nearly 3-year-old child died of malnutrition, police said. Devin Shameka Moon …

Mother charged with murder after 3-year-old starved to death, police say – WSB Atlanta

Mother charged with neglect, murder in daughter’s death – Gwinnettdailypost.com

Gwinnett County mom charged in toddler daughter’s death – FOX 5 Atlanta

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Texas parents charged for child’s death blame ‘demons’

KSAT San Antonio

KYLE, Texas – Court documents show Texas parents accused of killing their 2-year-old this month blame “demons” and “evil.” Affidavits allege …

Texas Parents Charged for Child’s Death Blame ‘Demons’ – U.S. News & World Report

Texas parents blame death of 2-year-old on ‘demons’ – WRAL.com

Parents blame ‘Demons, Evil’ for death of 21-month-old son found with ‘visible injuries,’ police say – Fox News

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Mother charged in child’s death

Ottumwacourier

The DCI released the criminal complaint against Thomas, which says she “set in motion a series of events that caused the death of the victim that …

Community reeling from mother’s confession in 5-year-old’s death – KCCI Des Moines

Ottumwa mother charged with murder in 5-year-old daughter’s death – DesMoinesRegister.com

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Sepsis protocol reduces child death from blood infection by nearly half

UPI.com

“No child should die from a treatable infection,” said study senior author Dr. Christopher Seymour. He’s associate professor of critical care medicine at …

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NSW tragedy: Little girl, 2, died in horror motorbike fall

NEWS.com.au

A LITTLE girl, 2, has died after she “fell from” a motorbike in a tiny town of northwest … clear if the motorbike was travelling at the time of the girl’s death.

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Child dies after choking on milk

MSN.com

The police chief said there is no injury on the baby’s body and police will investigate the case for sudden death pending the outcome of a post-mortem.

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Man admits throwing 8-month-old against wall, causing death, police say

Cincinnati.com

Court documents state Gilliam admitted to throwing the child against a wall and into a crib “causing significant head injury that led to the child’s death.”.

Colerain police investigate 8-month-old’s death, man caring for child arrested – WXIX

Man charged with murder after 8-month-old dies in Colerain – WLWT Cincinnati

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Man charged with murder 6 months after child’s death

WSB Atlanta

Smith wasn’t arrested until six months after the child died. “How do you harm your own child?” neighbor Chris Estes asked. “It must have been a long …

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Child dies after being left inside day care bus for hours, officials say

KPRC Click2Houston

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A child died Thursday after being left inside a day care bus after a field trip to Doss Park, according to Harris County …

Child dies in Houston after being left in day care van during heat wave – NBCNews.com

3-year-old boy left in day care van dies in northwest Houston – Chron.com

3-year-old boy left behind in hot day care van after field trip dies – KTRK-TV

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Ogden police investigating suspicious death of a child

Good4Utah

OGDEN, Utah (News4Utah) – Ogden police have launched an investigation following the death of a young child. Officers were dispatched to an …

10-month-old boy dies under suspicious circumstances, police searching for father – fox13now.com

Ogden police investigating suspicious death of child under age 5 – Deseret News

Young child found deceased in Ogden apartment complex, third ‘suspicious death’ in a week – Gephardt Daily

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2 charged with neglect after 12-year-old Hungary Creek MS student dies

8News

GLEN ALLEN (WRIC) — A man and a woman are facing child neglect charges after the death of a child in Glen Allen. Henrico emergency crews …

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Japan beefs up child welfare measures after ‘soul-crushing’ abuse death

Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan is taking emergency steps to boost the number of child welfare workers by 60 percent within five years, spurred by the death …

Japan’s government to increase child welfare workers in wake of abuse and death of 5-year-old girl – The Japan Times

Japan beefs up child welfare measures after abuse death – Asahi Shimbun

Gov’t to boost child welfare staff after death of abused 5-yr-old girl – The Mainichi

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Couple charged in son’s dehydration death had child removed from home in 2017

Detroit Free Press

The death of 19-month-old Yurik Michael Birkenmeyer comes three years after the couple lost another child due to what investigators called “unsafe …

Docs: Wyoming couple charged in toddler’s death had another child die in 2015 – Fox17

Before death, baby was taken from parents over ‘immediate danger’ fear – MLive.com

Michigan couple charged in toddler’s death had another child die in 2015: court documents – AOL

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Fifth Child Dies From Injuries Following Union City House Fire

CBS New York

UNION CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A fifth child has died from injuries sustained in a fire last week in Union City, New Jersey, officials said Tuesday.

Death toll grows: Fifth child dies after horrific fire – NJ.com

5th child, a 4-year-old girl, dies from injuries in Union City fire – WABC-TV

Police probe toddler’s death in Jersey City – NJ.com

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Bibb County mother charged in child’s death

FOX 5 Atlanta

BIBB COUNTY, Ga. – A mother is behind bars Wednesday night after deputies said she likely played a role in her baby’s death. Bibb County deputies …

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Boyfriend charged in off-duty officer’s shooting, unborn child’s death

Monitor

Boyfriend charged in off-duty officer’s shooting, unborn child’s death … stem from the shooting of an off-duty police officer who lost her unborn child in …

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Woman charged in death of baby blamed on drugs in breast milk

MSN.com

CBS Philly samantha-jones.jpg PHILADELPHIA — Prosecutors have charged a woman with criminal homicide in connection with the death of her …

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Mom of 10-year-old girl who died in Colesville indicted on murder, manslaughter charges

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Before her death in February, 10-year-old Belladonna Loke was malnourished, starved and lacking in medical care at a Colesville residence.

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Charges upgraded in child death case

WOWT

(WOWT) – Javon Joshua Jennings was in Pottawattamie County Corrections when he was informed that his previous child endangerment charge was …

Council Bluffs man faces murder charge in death of 16-month-old girl – Omaha World-Herald

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Records detail flaws in 2 Wichita child death investigations

KMBC Kansas City

Newly released records show the state’s child protection system was alerted at least seven times that a 5-year-old Wichita boy was being abused or …

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Pines Police Investigate Death Of Child Left In Unattended Vehicle

CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Pembroke Pines police detectives are investigating the death of a child who was left inside an unattended vehicle Friday …

Mother forgot toddler in hot car, police say after tragedy – Sun Sentinel

17-month-old boy died in a hot car after parent parked and went into work at hospital, cops say – Miami Herald

Toddler dies after being left in parked car for 8 hours, police say – Sun Sentinel

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Child dies from fall, Philadelphia police question time it took for 911 call

6abc.com

Police investigating the death of a 6-year-old boy in Southwest Philadelphia say it took over an hour and 40 minutes for someone to call authorities.

Child dies from fall, police question time it took for 911 call – KTRK-TV

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Child molester beaten to death in California prison days after he arrived

USA TODAY

A convicted child molester was beaten to death by another inmate the same week he was booked at a California prison, officials say. Wasco State …

Convicted child molester beaten to death days after arriving at California prison – WFSB

Child molester beaten to death 5 days after prison arrival, authorities say – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Child molester beaten to death by fellow inmate in prison – NBC4i.com

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Samoa recalls vaccines after child deaths

Newshub

The head of the Ministry of Health in Samoa has ordered the immediate recall of all measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccines after the deaths of …

Samoa pulls MMR vaccine after two babies die – CNN

Samoa MMR vaccine death: Mother wants answers after tragedy – Newshub

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Police investigating young child’s ‘sudden death’

CTV News

Police in Hamilton, Ont. said they are investigating the “sudden death” of a child who paramedics say fell from a sixth-floor balcony. Emergency crews …

Hamilton police investigating ‘sudden death’ of 6-year-old boy – CityNews

Police in Hamilton investigating ‘sudden death’ of child – Calgary Herald

Hamilton police investigating death of a child – News1130

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Child’s death investigation leads to charges against couple in Wright County

KY3

During that time a shotgun discharged, killing the boy. The sheriff says the three children were the only ones in the home at the time of the shooting.

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Kiara Moore: Father speaks of ‘freak accident’ of child’s death

BBC News

The father of a two-year-old girl who died when her parents’ car rolled into a river has said there was “no point in blaming anyone”. Kiara Moore was …

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3rd child dies following house fire

MSN.com

A third child has died following a New Jersey house fire that earlier claimed the lives of two youngsters and injured several other occupants and …

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Media Release: Child Dies After Being Found Inside Hot Vehicle

Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department

Child Dies After Being Found Inside Hot Vehicle. On July 7, 2018, at 5:53 pm, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department Communications Center …

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Parents are dumbfounded that the babysitter never called 911 before their child’s death

KHON2

HONOLULU (KHON2) – A Mililani couple is left grieving and with a lot of unanswered questions after the death of their infant while in daycare.

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Records detail flaws in 2 Wichita child death investigations

WRAL.com

Records in another Wichita child’s death show the agency received a report that 2-year-old Tony Bunn likely was being abused seven months before …

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OKCPD: Mom’s boyfriend arrested in 8-month-old child’s death

KOKH FOX25

The child was transported to OU Children’s Hospital where she died the following day. A probable cause affidavit shows that the girl had a subdural …

OKCPD: Mom’s boyfriend arrested in 8-month-old child’s death – KTUL

OCPD Arrest Man After Death Of 8-Month-Old Child – News On 6

Man Charged With First Degree Murder After 8-Month-Old Baby Dies – News On 6

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Illegal levels of air pollution linked to child’s death

BBC News

A nine-year-old girl’s fatal asthma attack has been linked to illegally high levels of air pollution. Ella Kissi-Debrah lived 25m (80ft) from London’s South …

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Valdosta police investigate child’s death – WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

WALB-TV

Valdosta police are investigating after a 5-year-old child was found unresponsive at a Valdosta motel Sunday night. Just before 9 p.m., Valdosta police …

Police: 5-year-old dead after apparent pool drowning in Valdosta – WTXL ABC 27

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Tribal Judge Fired After Child’s Death Files Lawsuit

U.S. News & World Report

A former Oglala Sioux Tribal Court judge is suing tribal leaders for her termination over the custody case of a toddler who was killed by his mother two …

Tribal Judge Fired After Child’s Death Suing Tribal Leaders – KELOLAND TV

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California Missouri child death

Kwos

A child death investigation is being conducted in Moniteau County. The case surrounds the death of a five year old who was apparently left in a hot car …

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Death of Anthony Avalos has parallels to another child abuse case in LA

NBCNews.com

Anthony Avalos was 4 years old when the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services was first called to his family’s apartment.

In LA, latest child abuse death has parallels to another tragedy – WXXV News 25

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2 indicted in connection with Longview child’s death

KLTV

Police said at the time of the arrests that Dison’s actions resulted in the death of the child and Reddix failed to see medical treatment for the child.

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Child Death Mystery: Mother Jailed For Unrelated Domestic Battery

Patch.com

CLAY COUNTY, MO — Authorities have identified two sisters found dead outside their home in Clay County on 4th of July as 2-year-old Ireland …

Death investigation underway after bodies of 2 children found near Clay County intersection – KCTV Kansas City

Clay County mom of girls found dead faces felonies in prior incident with husband – Kansas City Star

Deputies investigating after two children found dead – KMBC Kansas City

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Samoa recalls vaccines after child deaths

MSN.com

The head of the Ministry of Health in Samoa has ordered the immediate recall of all measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccines after the deaths of …

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Children’s Commissioner ‘perplexed’ by death of 2yo

MSN.com

A man is facing murder charges after the child’s body was discovered.

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Child death cases are obviously tragic, but we need to let fact overrule emotion

Los Angeles Times

The young boy was killed, and that’s what matters.” And indeed, that is the essential issue. But how did it happen, and when, and what signals were …

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Another child death, another reason to be outraged at LA County child welfare officials

Los Angeles Times

Three weeks ago, I wrote that the sentencing of Gabriel Fernandez’s mother and her boyfriend to, respectively, life in prison and death would likely not …

Lancaster mother, boyfriend charged with murdering her 10-year-old son – KABC-TV

Mother of 10-year-old Lancaster boy arrested in child’s death – KABC-TV

Mother Charged With Murder, Torture After Lancaster Boy Dies – NBC Southern California

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Dad charged with manslaughter in child’s death

Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Manslaughter charges have been filed related to his child’s death in a December car crash. Jason Hershey, 25, of Elizabethtown, was indicted by a …

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New Jersey Mom Arrested in Methadone Overdose Death of Toddler Son

NBC 10 Philadelphia

An investigation determined the child had ingested a combination of water and methadone, and toxicology results confirmed the child died from a …

South Brunswick Mother Charged in the Death of Her 2-year-old Son – TAPinto.net

Police arrest NJ mom after 2-year-old son’s overdose death – FOX 29 News Philadelphia

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Legislative panel votes to subpoena no-show DHHS head in child death probe

Press Herald

LePage has previously said that “the whole system is flawed” and spread blame for the child deaths across multiple agencies – from DHHS to schools …

Legislative panel votes to subpoena no-show DHHS head in child death probe – Lewiston Sun Journal

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Bouncy castles should be banned after girl dies on Norfolk beach, MP says

The Independent

An MP has called for bouncy castles in public areas to be temporarily banned after a young girl died in an incident involving an inflatable castle on a …

Young girl killed in bouncy castle incident on Gorleston beach, Norfolk – The Independent

Girl dies after being thrown from ‘exploding’ bouncy castle – BBC News

Girl dies after bouncy castle incident in Norfolk – The Guardian

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Kids in immigration court: A maze with life and death consequences

CNN

Washington (CNN) “Your honor, meet the respondent,” immigration attorney Lenni Benson said as she introduced the crying toddler in her arms to the …

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Decker man pleads not guilty in child’s death

Hastings Tribune

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A southern Montana man pleaded not guilty to charges that he killed his 4-year-old adopted daughter by slamming her head …

Decker Man Pleads Not Guilty in Child’s Death – U.S. News & World Report

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Father Charged In Infant’s Death

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

COM) – Denton Police detectives arrested Emilio Morales, 24, shortly after 5:00 p.m. on a charge of injury to a child after an investigation into the death …

Man accused of beating infant to death – Denton Record Chronicle

Texas father charged in infant’s death after admitting to police he punched him in face – Fort Worth Star Telegram

Dead baby’s father arrested after telling Denton police he punched newborn in head – Dallas News (blog)

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Mother of 10-year-old Lancaster boy arrested in child’s death

FOX 5 DC

LANCASTER (FOX 11 / CNS) – A Lancaster woman and her boyfriend were charged Friday with the torture and murder of her 10-year-old son, who …

Mother’s boyfriend arrested in death of Lancaster boy, officials say – KABC-TV

Stepfather Arrested on Suspicion of Murder in Death of Lancaster Boy – NBC Southern California

Sheriff’s investigators arrest mother’s boyfriend in death of 10-year-old Lancaster boy – Los Angeles Times

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Tragic death of six month old baby highlights need for policy overhaul regarding vitamin D …

University of Birmingham

UK vitamin D supplementation policy needs to change to protect the health and lives of babies, pregnant women and dark skinned individuals, say …

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California keeps close eye on whooping cough after infant’s death

CNN

(CNN) The first whooping cough death in California since 2016 was confirmed … “Any infant death due to pertussis is preventable through maternal …

California Infant Is 1st Person In The State To Die From Whooping Cough Since 2016 – Scary Mommy

California baby dies from whooping cough, health officials say – NBC4i.com

Baby dies from whooping cough in ‘tragic’ case of killer bacterial infection – Mirror.co.uk

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Babysitter gets 40 years for infant’s death

The Ledger

Adrianna Bradley is fingerprinted by Master Deputy Willie Anthony after being sentenced to 40 years in prison for aggravated child abuse and …

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California keeps close eye on whooping cough after infant’s death

fox5sandiego.com

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, Calif. — The first whooping cough death in California since 2016 was confirmed Tuesday. An infant in San Bernardino …

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Macon mother charged with murder in infant’s death

13WMAZ.com

The mother of an infant who died at Macon apartment is facing new charges Thursday evening. According to a news release from the Bibb County …

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CYFD investigates infant death in Valencia County

KRQE News 13

RIO COMMUNITIES, N.M. (KRQE) – CYFD is investigating Thursday night after a five-month-old baby died in Valencia County. It happened at a home …

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Parents charged in infant’s death after placing him in ‘time out’

WABC-TV

Police said the parents of a 4-month-old infant put him face down on a bed under a blanket and stepped outside to smoke cigarettes, and when they …

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Man pleads guilty in Leland infant’s death

StarNewsOnline.com

BOLIVIA — A Brunswick County Superior Court Judge sentenced Albert David Morgan III to more than 30 years in prison Friday after he pleaded guilty …

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Nicotine exposure during pregnancy increases risk of sudden infant death syndrome

Deccan Chronicle

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), also known as ‘cot death’, is the sudden and unexpected death of an infant under 12 months of age that occurs …

Vaping and Using Nicotine Patches During Pregnancy Could Raise Risk of Crib Death, Rat Study … – Newsweek

All forms of nicotine implicated in SIDS, study says – Montreal Gazette

Pregnant women using e-cigarettes may be increasing risk of cot-death – Irish Times

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Ogden police investigating infant’s death as homicide, searching for person of interest

KSL.com

OGDEN — Police are now investigating the suspicious death of an infant found Friday as a homicide, and they are searching for a person of interest in …

Update: Father sought as ‘person of interest’ in Ogden infant’s death has been located – Gephardt Daily

Ogden police investigating infant boy’s death as homicide; person of interest located – KSL.com

Police: Man arrested in connection with infant son’s death after child found in trash can in Ogden – KSL.com

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Man charged with murder in 8-month-old baby’s death

FOX19

A man confessed to killing an 8-month-old baby by throwing him against a wall and into a crib, causing the fatal head injury, court records show.

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George Block infant death

Chicago Tribune Archives – Newspapers.com

Clipping found in Chicago Tribune in Chicago, Illinois on 23 May 1909, Sun. George Block infant death OFFICIAL DEATH I1ECORD.

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Bucks mother charged in infant’s death from drug-tainted breast milk

Allentown Morning Call

A Bucks County mother was charged with homicide last week in the death of her 11-week-old infant for allegedly feeding him breast milk tainted with a …

Woman charged after baby’s death blamed on drugs in her breast milk – myndnow.com

Pennsylvania woman charged after baby’s death blamed on drugs in breast milk – Globalnews.ca

Baby’s Death Blamed On Drugs In Mother’s Breast Milk – CBS Chicago

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Dad gets 44 years in prison for infant’s death

New York Post

LOVELAND, Colo. — A man has been sentenced to 44 years in prison for the death of his infant son in northern Colorado. The Loveland …

Man Gets 44 Years for Infant’s Death in Northern Colorado – U.S. News & World Report

Loveland man sentenced to 44 years in prison for abuse resulting in infant son’s death – The Coloradoan

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Use of nicotine during pregnancy may increase risk of sudden infant death syndrome

Science Daily

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden and unexpected death of an infant under 12 months of age that occurs typically while sleeping.

Use of nicotine during pregnancy may increase risk of sudden infant death syndrome – EurekAlert (press release)

Vaping could increase Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) risk: study – PerthNow

Using e-cigarettes and nicotine patches during pregnancy linked to increase in cot death – Mirror.co.uk

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Parents charged with child endangerment after infant’s death

fox2now.com

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – The Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office charged two people Friday in connection with the death of a two-week-old baby boy …

Parents free on bond after police say their drunk spell resulted in baby’s death – Belleville News-Democrat

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State health officials confirm first infant death from whooping cough since 2016

KGET 17

An infant has died from whooping cough in San Bernardino County, state … The Department of Public Health said it is the first confirmed death in …

Health Officials: California Baby Dies From Whooping Cough – FOX40

First Confirmed Whooping Cough Death in a California Infant Since 2016 – kmir.com

Officials report first confirmed whooping cough death in California infant since 2016 – KRON4

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Zika and health cuts blamed for rise in baby death rates in Brazil

The Guardian

The infant mortality rate rose by nearly 5% between 2015 and 2016, an increase health officials and specialists have blamed on the outbreak of the …

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Judge rules infant’s death 39 years ago was a homicide

Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A judge has ruled that an infant’s death 39 years ago was a homicide and not sudden infant death syndrome. The Portland …

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Judge rules infant’s death 39 years ago was a homicide

WAGM

PORTLAND, Maine – A judge has ruled that an infant’s death 39 years ago was a homicide and not sudden infant death syndrome. The Portland Press …

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Judge rules infant’s death 39 years ago was a homicide

Bangor Daily News

PORTLAND, Maine — A judge has ruled that an infant’s death 39 years ago was a homicide and not sudden infant death syndrome. The Portland …

Judge rules Brunswick baby’s 1979 death a homicide – Times Record

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Parents charged in infants death after placing him on ‘time out’

6abc.com

The parents of a four-month-old boy who suffocated in February at the motel where the family was living have been charged with murder in connection …

Parents charged with murder after crying infant dies in ‘timeout’ – WMUR Manchester

Murder charges filed in death of infant placed under comforter at NJ motel – Philly.com

Parents Charged With Murder After Infant Son Suffocates To Death in ‘Time Out’ – Oxygen (blog)

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Couple who prayed for healing plead guilty in baby’s death

Seattle Times

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — Two members of an Oregon church that shuns traditional medicine in favor of prayer and anointing the sick with oils …

Couple who used faith healing plead guilty in infant’s death – Seattle Times

‘Faith healing’ parents plead guilty in newborn’s death – New York Post

Oregon City couple plead guilty in case of infant’s death – Bend Bulletin

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Babysitter pleads guilty in 2015 infant death, will spend just 25 days in jail

WPLG Local 10

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – A babysitter facing a lengthy prison sentence for the death of a 5-month-old Boynton Beach boy in her care agreed to a …

Babysitter expected to plead guilty in 2015 death of infant – Sun Sentinel

Babysitter gets year in jail in death of 5-month-old boy – Sun Sentinel

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Authorities investigating infant death in Clay County

WTHITV.com

The baby was taken to St. Vincent-Clay Hospital in Brazil where he later died. An autopsy is set for Monday, July 9th at Terre Haute Regional Hospital.

Infant Death Investigation – MyWabashValley.com

State police investigate residential death of infant – WTHR

ISP investigates residential death of infant – Terre Haute Tribune Star

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Baby sitter gets year in jail for infant’s death

WFTV Orlando

Doctors declared Christian brain dead two days later. Detectives say two children present at Amster’s home told authorities the woman hit the child’s …

Florida babysitter gets year in jail for infant’s death – The Ledger

Baby sitter gets year in jail for infant’s death – SFGate

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Man faces first-degree murder in infant’s death

WOWT

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (WOWT) — A Council Bluffs man now faces a murder charge for the death of an infant who was in his care. Javon Jennings …

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Arkansas man charged in infant’s death; he tried to revive daughter by shocking her with extension …

Arkansas Online

Tyler Buchanan was charged Monday with capital murder in the June 12 death of his 2-month-old baby whom he was trying to stop from screaming so …

Dad ‘smothered baby, then tried to shock her back to life with live extension cord’ – Metro

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Faith-healing couple plead guilty in infant’s death

KOIN.com

In an unprecedented court hearing, the parents of a new born baby who died, not only pleaded guilty to the infant’s death, but also had to write a letter …

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Florida babysitter gets year in jail for infant’s death

WFLA

A Florida babysitter has been sentenced to a year in jail for an infant’s death. News outlets report that 28-year-old Jessica Amster pleaded guilty Friday …

Florida babysitter gets one year in jail for infant’s death – KSN-TV

Babysitter sentenced to just a year in prison for killing a 5-month-old by hitting his head against wall – Meaww

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Murder charges in infant death case changed to first-degree against Downingtown father

Daily Local News

DOWNINGTOWN >> A Downingtown father is accused of intentionally killing his infant daughter by allegedly giving her anti-psychotic medication, …

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Faith-healing couple plead guilty in infant’s death

KOIN.com

In a move aimed at striking at the heart of an Oregon City faith healing church, prosecutors got what they hope is a major victory Monday.

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Red Lake Falls woman charged with murder in infant’s death

Grand Forks Herald

RED LAKE FALLS, Minn. — A Red Lake Falls woman has been accused of murdering a 2-month-old child she was taking care of while the biological …

Northwestern Minnesota woman charged with murdering infant – INFORUM

Red Lake Falls Woman Charged in Connection to Death of Infant – KSTP

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Area man charged in infant death

Daily Journal Online

A Washington County man is being charged in the death of his infant … performed, which showed the infant died as a result of a closed head injury.

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UPDATE: No foul play suspected in death of infant taken to fire station

WHIO

The baby boy later died at Clinton Memorial Hospital and is the subject of an investigation by the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, according to a news …

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SHERIFF: Jones County babysitter accused of murder in infant death

WITN

JONES COUNTY, N.C. (WITN)- A babysitter is accused of murder in the death of a Jones County infant. Shaina Civils, 24, of Pollocksville, has been …

Baby sitter charged with infant’s murder in Jones County – WNCT

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Infant death under investigation in Decatur

WAND

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – An investigation is underway after a baby died in Decatur. The Macon County Coroner confirmed the infant died Friday.

Coroner: No signs of traumatic injury in Decatur infant’s death – Herald & Review

Decatur police investigating death of infant Friday morning – Herald & Review

Police investigating death of 2-month-old child in Decatur early Friday – Herald & Review

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Cradle Cincinnati unveils $25 million plan to reduce infant deaths in Hamilton County

WCPO

CINCINNATI — A new $25 million five-year plan aims to reduce the number of Hamilton County babies who die before their first birthdays. More than …

How Cradle Cincinnati renews its war on Hamilton County’s infant mortality – Cincinnati.com

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Scott County Sheriff’s Deputies Investigating Report Of Infant Death

5newsonline.com

OLA (KFSM) — An investigation is under way in Scott County after a reported infant death. Scott County Sheriff Randy Shores said sheriff’s deputies …

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Investigation underway in death of 2-month old baby in Fond du Lac

Fond du Lac Reporter

FOND DU LAC – Authorities are investigating the death of an infant that occurred June 25 in the city. Police responded to a call shortly before 1 a.m. to …

Police: Infant chokes to death in Fond du Lac – Fox11online.com

Death investigation underway in Fond du Lac after crews respond for 2-month-old baby choking – WDJT

Two-month-old dies in Fond du Lac – WTMJ (press release) (blog)

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Decatur police investigating infant death

FOX Illinois

DECATUR, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — Macon County Coroner and the Decatur Police Department is investigating an infant death. An autopsy will be …

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Two Rivers baby death: Matthew Brown-Edwards pleads not guilty

Herald Times Reporter

MANITOWOC – Matthew Brown-Edwards pleaded not guilty to charges of reckless homicide and child abuse during a preliminary hearing Tuesday …

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