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Just days after bonding out, a woman accused of running over and killing her 3-year-old son while playing a deadly “game of chicken” was back in custody on Monday for her first court appearance, and the judge raised her bond at the request of prosecutors. 26-year-old Lexus Stagg has been charged with criminally negligent homicide after prosecutors […]

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A 3-year-old Georgia girl died after suffering what police described as a “heinous sexual assault and beating.” According to local news station WALB, Janiyah Armanie Brooks was unresponsive when Albany police responded to her home on May 13. She had been severely beaten with injuries to her head, ribs and hands, according to police. She […]

Kashala Francis died nearly a week after she was attacked by three girls on her way home from school.

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The family of Jacari Long is grieving after police said the 6-month-old was bitten and killed by his babysitter’s dog in North Carolina. WBTV reports that Long was staying at a babysitter’s house Tuesday when she went outside to clean the backseat of the car so that she and Long could leave. While she was […]

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UPDATE: [01/23/2019] Mark Harper, 36, has been arrested after a 7-year-old boy was found dead in a New Jersey home this week, WABC-TV reports. Harper has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child. He has also been identified as the boyfriend of the victim’s mother and was said to be caring for Brown at the time of […]

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HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection have ordered medical checks on every child in its custody after an 8-year-old boy from Guatemala died, marking the second death of an immigrant child in the agency’s care this month. The death came during an ongoing dispute over border security and with a partial government shutdown […]

An tragic incident at the Sun Dial Restaurant in Atlanta has left one family experiencing unimaginable grief. The restaurant, which sits on the 72nd floor of the Westin Peachtree Plaza hotel, has a rotating floor that offers customers a panoramic view of the city. According to police, Charlie Holt, 5, ventured away from his family’s table and […]