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Child Left In Car Is Defenseless

Nineteen states have laws that specifically make it illegal to leave children unattended in a car.

04/09/2014

(Christina Staley.  Photo from Upper Darby PD)

Upper Darby Police Say Woman Left Her Kids Alone Twice in One Week

An Upper Darby woman has been charged with child endangerment after police say she left her young children unattended for the second time in less than a week.

03/17/2014

(Herbert and Catherine Schaible.  Photos from Phila. DA)

Prison For Phila. Couple Who Chose Prayer Over Medical Care For Dying Son

Herbert and Catherine Schaible had previously pleaded “no contest” in connection with the death of their son, Brandon, who died as the couple prayed for him to be healed but never took him to a doctor or a hospital for medical care.

02/19/2014

(Herbert and Catherine Schaible.  Photos from Phila. DA)

2013 IN REVIEW: Phila. Couple Chooses Prayer, Not Doctor, For Dying Son

Herbert and Catherine Schaible are awaiting sentencing after admitting they chose prayer over medicine, leading to the death of their seven-month-old son last April.

12/27/2013

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Toms River Man Pleads Not Guilty In Boy’s Gun Death Case

The father of a 4-year-old New Jersey boy who shot to death a 6-year-old neighbor with his father’s unsecured gun rejected a plea bargain Monday that would have required him to serve seven years in prison.

11/18/2013

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More Charges For Man Accused Of Impregnating South Jersey Girl

A registered sex offender who allegedly impregnated a 12-year-old southern New Jersey girl is now facing more charges.

11/02/2013

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Pa. Woman Admits To Caging Disabled Child, 12

A northern Pennsylvania mother has admitted keeping her 12-year-old daughter, who has cerebral palsy, in a makeshift cage and in a locked closet.

10/31/2013

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Mom, Daughter Charged After Police Find Children Barricaded In Deplorable Conditions

Two women in a Philadelphia suburb are facing child endangerment charges after police say they found two young boys living in squalid conditions and barricaded inside the house.

10/31/2013

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Delaware County Couple Charged With Child Endangerment

Two suburban Philadelphia parents are charged with child endangerment after police say their 5- and 7-year-old daughters were found malnourished in a filthy home.

10/24/2013

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Mother Arrested After Her Child Was Found Wandering In New Castle

New Castle Police have charged Lotte Lockwood, 21, with three counts of endangering the welfare of a child after an area resident found her soon to be 3-year-old child wandering the streets near New Castle Avenue.

10/03/2013

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Traffic Stop In Wilmington Leads To Arrest Of Philadelphia Couple

A traffic stop in Wilmington resulted in the arrest of a Philadelphia couple and the seizure of drugs and a gun.

10/02/2013

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Drug Raid In Gloucester Township Yields Quantity Of Heroin, Three Handguns And Child Endangerment

Darren L. Byrd, 38, from Gloucester Township, was reported to be distributing Controlled Dangerous Substances (CDS), specifically heroin.

09/26/2013

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Delco Daycare Operator Charged With Leaving Five-Year-Old In Hot Vehicle

Police say it wasn’t until the child’s mother showed up three hours later that Norma Davis realized the boy was still in the van.

09/12/2013

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Parents Remain Jailed After 3 Children Removed From Filthy Logan Home

The mother is being held in lieu of $7,500 bail. The father is being held in lieu of $10,000 bail.

08/09/2013

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Sleepy Pennsylvania Mom Jailed After Toddler Found In Road — Twice

A Pennsylvania woman has been jailed on child endangerment charges after police say her 2-year-old daughter was twice found on the road near the woman’s home.

07/15/2013

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