Father quits smoking to see his daughter grow up
When his daughter was only six months old, Bryce Barfield decided to quit smoking. After more than 25 years of smoking, the Shawnee resident was done with cigarettes. If he continued to smoke, Bryce knew that could mean a shorter life and less time to spend with his baby girl. It also meant, she... Read More
Oklahoma Man Ordered To Pay Child Support Despite Not Being Father
TULSA, Oklahoma - An Oklahoma man is hoping to change the law after he was ordered to pay child support for a baby that’s not his.
Thomas said he wants to change the Oklahoma law in hopes of helping other men in the same situation.
When Thomas' high school girlfriend got pregnant, he married her. Five months... Read More
Police: 12-year-old boy locked in bathroom for at least a year
TOQUERVILLE, Washington County — Using words such as "torture chamber" and "prison" to describe the conditions, Washington County Sheriff's Lt. David Crouse said Tuesday it was the worst case of child abuse he's ever seen.
"I've seen the pictures. They're horrific," he said. "I've seen other horrible things, but... Read More
Autism Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency During Pregnancy
The study, which was published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, discovered that pregnant women who had low vitamin D levels when they were 20 weeks pregnant were more likely to have a child who displayed autistic traits by the age of 6. For the study, researchers analyzed approximately 4,200 blood samples from... Read More
Colorado school district to allow teachers to arm themselves
DENVER — A rural Colorado school district decided to allow its teachers and other school staff to carry guns on campus to protect students.
The Hanover School District 28 board voted 3-2 Wednesday night to allow school employees to volunteer to be armed on the job after undergoing training.
The district’s two... Read More
Literacy Not A Right For Detroit School Kids According To State
DETROIT (CBS Detroit) – Detroit school children have no fundamental right to literacy, according to Gov. Rick Snyder’s attorneys, in the midst of a suit claiming the poor reading skills of Detroit students at five schools, deplorable building conditions, and lack of basic classroom necessities are the fault of the... Read More
Parents use bleach to 'treat' their children with autism
Parents in southern California have allegedly been using industrial bleach to try and cure their children of autism.
The poisonous treatment, sold under the name MMS, has been promoted and pushed by a “church” with a branch in Los Angeles, where a group of mothers and fathers have reportedly been duped into... Read More
Student charged after infant found alive in dumpster
ORANGEBURG, S.C.-- A student is facing charges after officers say her baby was found in a dumpster at Claflin University.
Amber Brianna Fulton, 19, is charged with unlawful conduct towards a child and attempted murder.
George Johnson, the Assistant Vice President for Communications and Marketing at Claflin,... Read More
9th child hospitalized with mysterious, polio-like illness
A Snohomish County child has been admitted to Seattle Children’s with symptoms of a rare, polio-like illness, bringing the total in the mysterious cluster of Washington cases to nine, health officials said Tuesday.
Notice of the new case comes a day after the death of a 6-year-old Bellingham boy, Jonathan Daniel... Read More
Woman gives birth in car, hospital charges full delivery fee
BOCA RATON, FL (AP) – A South Florida mother says she’s being charged thousands of dollars in delivery charges even though she gave birth in a car in the hospital parking lot.
Paula D’Amore tells WSVN-TV that wasn’t how she expected to deliver her daughter, Daniella, who was born in the fire lane at Boca Raton... Read More