Articles Tagged with child neglect

Babysitter Accused Of Tying Her Son To Bush While On The Job

New York mom tied son to bush.

A babysitter in New York is in trouble for allegedly tying her own child to a bush while she was indoors watching another child. Meanwhile, her loved ones are coming to her defense and saying that the 22-year-old single mom is a “good mother.” Investigation Discovery’s Crime Feed reports that Mery Isabel Quinde Castro has… Read more »

Tennessee Mom Smiles In Mugshot After Ditching Toddler For Shopping Trip

Woman left toddler alone while she shopped at dollar store.

A Tennessee mom is in trouble after she reportedly abandoned her two-year-old child so she could go on a shopping trip. Johnson City Press reports that Britney Danielle Looney has been charged with felonious child neglect over the incident, but she’s all smiles in her mugshot. Meanwhile, the details of her case are disturbing. Authorities… Read more »

Four Siblings’ Suicide: Distraught Teen Penned Heartbreaking Suicide Note About Why They Killed Themselves

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Four distraught siblings reportedly committed suicide after being abandoned by their parents. According to the Guardian, the four children — ranging from age 5 to 14 — reportedly died of pesticide in an apparent suicide. Preliminary investigative reports suggest that their actions were intentional and they were poisoned after ingesting the deadly substance. Local authorities… Read more »

Free Range Kids — Parental Neglect Or Government Overreach?

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A Maryland couple raising “free range kids” has come under fire for the second time since December for child neglect. Danielle and Alexander Meitiv simply believe that their kids, ages 6 and 10, can be trusted to have the freedom to play outdoors as they did as kids. Apparently, those at Child Protective Services do… Read more »

Free Range Parents Deemed Guilty Of ‘Unsubstantiated Child Neglect’

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Free range parents in Maryland were determined to be guilty of “unsubstantiated” child neglect, according to a recent Child Protective Services (CPS) ruling. Danielle and Alexander Meitiv will remain under the watchful eye of CPS for at least the next five years. The Maryland free range parents became the focus of a CPS investigation in… Read more »

Twin Boys, 9, Left Home Alone For Months While Parents Were Abroad

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Nine-year-old twin boys were mostly left alone in their New Hampshire home for four months after their parents went to Africa and left an uncle in charge. The twins’ parents left them in the care of their 25-year-old uncle, Giobari Atura, who later admitted that he would stop by every couple of days to drop… Read more »