Articles Tagged with child neglect

Florida Woman Abandoned Kids At Waffle House So She Could Party

Rhiannon Gentry abandoned kids at Waffle House.

A Florida woman is in trouble for reportedly ditching her kids at a greasy spoon while she went out for drinks. Raw Story reports that the three children — two 12-year-olds and one 11-years-old — were left crying in the parking lot of a Richmond County, Georgia Waffle House last night. An arrest report states… Read more »

Malnourished Teen Found In Cockroach-Infested Home

Cathy Fort and Rose Holland arrested in connection to malnourished teen.

A Louisiana teen has reportedly been rescued from a horrific situation involving a cockroach infested home, but that’s not even the worst part of this case. Fox 10 News reports that the 15-year-old child was so badly malnourished that he weighed only 47 lbs. A shocking thing to note about this case is that the… Read more »

James And Crystal Driggers: Pop-Tart Parents Charged With Child Abuse

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James and Crystal Driggers forced their daughter to live in the woods because she ate a Pop-tart without permission. The Sumter County, South Carolina couple were arrested after police officers found out the 14-year-old was sent to stay in a tent in the woods twice during the same week. James Driggers, 33, and Crystal Driggers,… Read more »

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?

Free Range Kids

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 »