Nineteen states have laws that specifically make it illegal to leave children unattended in a car.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A registered sex offender who allegedly impregnated a 12-year-old southern New Jersey girl is now facing more charges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A traffic stop in Wilmington resulted in the arrest of a Philadelphia couple and the seizure of drugs and a gun.
Darren L. Byrd, 38, from Gloucester Township, was reported to be distributing Controlled Dangerous Substances (CDS), specifically heroin.
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.
The mother is being held in lieu of $7,500 bail. The father is being held in lieu of $10,000 bail.
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.