November 21, 2012 8:58 AM
DENVER (AP) - A six-week-old baby injured in a roll-over crash in Aurora is expected to make a full recovery. The Denver Post reported Wednesday that Lizbeth McComas' neck brace has been removed and she's able to eat. She was riding in a car seat in a car with her... more »
August 22, 2012 8:40 PM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - As a 2-year-old girl lay dead in the closet of a South Dakota home, another child invited two young neighbors over to take a look. Police allege the adults in the home were binging on drugs and didn't call 911 until 14 hours later. Twenty-one-year-old... more »
December 21, 2011 7:31 AM
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) - The FBI is stepping up its effort to find a missing 20-month-old toddler as investigators comb through trash bins and pore over more than 100 leads. Waterville Police Chief Joseph Massey refuses to speculate on whether Ayla Reynolds is still alive, saying the investigation remains a... more »
June 17, 2011 8:59 PM
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Police say a Denver-area woman whose daughter died after being hit a by van was checking her messages on Facebook while the toddler was outside.
Authorities say 30-year-old Karen Pena of Aurora faces charges of child abuse and child abuse resulting in death. Pena was... more »
June 7, 2011 10:52 PM
The mother and grandmother of a two year old boy who went missing this afternoon in Colorado Springs will face misdemeanor charges of neglect.
Investigators suspect Sierra Lugo-Rodriguez, 19 and Donna Quintana, 44 left the boy at a pawn shop in the 400 block of North Chelton Road sometime... more »
May 23, 2011 10:15 PM
Jonathan Howell will go before a judge Tuesday afternoon. He's accused of killing his girlfriend's two-year-old daughter. Colorado Springs Police arrested him Sunday.
Police have interviewed several people, including the mother. She does not face any charges at this time. At least one other child was in the home,... more »
May 22, 2011 6:06 PM
Autopsy results will give Colorado Springs Police a clearer picture into how a 2-year-old girl died. She was rushed to the hospital early Saturday morning, after an emergency call from the home said she wasn't breathing and she wasn't conscious. All day and into the night Saturday, neighbors saw police... more »
April 18, 2011 12:07 AM
A toddler fell 30 feet from a window in Colorado Springs Sunday afternoon. Police with CSPD's Stetson Hills division say the 3 year old pushed out the screen of a window at the Casa Del Rey apartment complex on Potter Drive. He fell out of the window, landing on the... more »
January 7, 2011 1:39 AM
A 2-year-old Cañon City boy who wandered away from his home Thursday afternoon has died after being pulled from the freezing waters of the Arkansas River. Sean M. Marques passed away at 10:04 p.m. at St. Thomas More Hospital in Cañon City despite intensive efforts by doctors to save him,... more »
January 6, 2011 11:42 PM
"A whole team" was working to save a 2-year-old boy who went missing and was later found under some ice in the Arkansas River near his home in Canon City Thursday afternoon. Sergeant Don Pinover with the Fremont County Sheriff's Office tells News First 5 that the toddler, identified only... more »
January 6, 2011 11:08 PM
Family, friends and neighbors in Canon City are waiting for word on the fate of little 2 year old Sean. The Canon City boy wandered away from home Thursday afternoon. He was found about two hours later, in the icy Arkansas river.
More than 100 law officers, volunteers and... more »
October 6, 2010 2:03 PM
Authorities in Moffat County say a 2-year-old girl was shot by her 4-year-old brother in an apparent accident.
The shooting occurred Monday evening and involved a large caliber handgun. Sheriff's department investigator Jeremy Ashton said the gun was left in an area accessible to the children.
He told... more »
September 15, 2010 7:39 PM
CINCINNATI (AP) - A grand jury has indicted an Ohio woman accused of providing marijuana to her 2-year-old daughter and using her cell phone to record the child smoking the drug.
Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph Deters said Wednesday that 21-year-old Jessica Gamble of Springfield Township in suburban Cincinnati was... more »
September 3, 2010 9:08 AM
There's still no word on the condition of a toddler who was trampled by a moose in Colorado Thursday.
Wildlife officers say the little boy was playing on a beach when a female moose ran over the top of the child and kept running. It's unclear whether the moose... more »
September 2, 2010 4:59 PM
A toddler had to be airlifted to Children's Hospital in Denver after it was attacked by a moose.
The little boy, about two-and-a-half years old, was playing on a beach at Grand Lake when the attack happened.
Paramedics rushed the child to Granby Medical Center, then air lifted... more »
August 13, 2010 10:20 PM
Some scary moments for a two year old toddler caught in a domestic violence situation in Colorado Springs. Police tell us the incident came to an end at Drennan and Academy. A man had taken his two year old child from a home following a domestic violence incident. A police... more »
July 16, 2010 1:05 PM
Colorado Springs Police says a 2-year-old boy who was killed Thursday night on Highway 24 near Garrett Rd., wandered up to 300 feet away from his home. Officers say the boy's guardians thought the other one was watching the child. The family had just returned home from running errands. The... more »
July 15, 2010 11:56 PM
A toddler who was hit by a car while walking in the middle of US 24 late Thursday night has died. Police say at around 9:25 p.m. a woman driving a small sedan hit the two year old as she was headed east on US 24 near Garrett Road.
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May 15, 2010 1:41 PM
Monument Police are investigating the toddler body found Friday at a vacant home as a homicide. Friday afternoon a toddler sized body was found in the basement of a home that was being remodeled in Monument. The contractors working on the home found the body and called Police. "If... more »
May 14, 2010 9:43 PM
Monument Police and the El Paso County Sheriff's office are on the scene of a possible homicide.
Earlier this afternoon a toddler sized body was found in the basement of a home that was being remodeled in Monument. The contractors called Police. The home is near Highway 105 and... more »
May 12, 2010 9:31 AM
A Philadelphia man accused of killing a toddler by rubbing drain cleaner on him because he was crying has been ordered to stand trial.
Police say 34-year-old Aaron Pace was baby-sitting 20-month-old Suliaman Kirkland in February when he doused a rag with the caustic substance and rubbed it onto... more »
March 28, 2010 10:24 AM
A 2 year-old boy shot by police Friday in Jacksonville, Florida, as they tried to nab a robbery suspect remains in critical condition. The boy was in a car that the suspect forced his way into. He was hit in the arm and upper torso, while the suspect was killed.... more »
March 10, 2010 9:28 AM
A van crashes through the front of a convenience store in Washington state and its all caught on tape.
In the video, you can see a mom and her two year old daughter in line at this store near Olympia on Friday when the van came crashing through the... more »
February 22, 2010 12:39 PM
A family pet is being hailed as a hero after keeping a wandering toddler safe in the Arizona wilderness.
3-year old Victoria Bensch disappeared Thursday night while playing outside with her dog "Blue." After apparently getting lost, she spent the night outside in 30-degree weather.
Early Friday morning... more »
February 22, 2010 12:26 PM
Wednesday night millions of people watched USA snowboarder Shaun White take home a gold medal in the half pipe. White started snowboarding at age 7 and has since trained with the worlds best. But one young boy in Dubuque is learning to navigate the slopes at a much younger age.... more »
February 15, 2010 11:59 AM
A Thurston County, Washington 911 dispatcher helped save his own son's life.
On February 4, Chris Scott's wife Janna called 911 because their 6 month-old son Jacob was choking. He was unconscious and had stopped breathing.
The dispatcher who answered was her husband. The couple recognized each other's... more »
February 2, 2010 11:33 AM
A New Mexico toddler is giving at least one victim of the recent Haiti earthquake a leg up...literally.
3 year-old Mylyn Beakley told her mother she wanted to help people in Haiti after she saw children without limbs on television and jumped into action. Mylyn knows what it's like... more »
December 21, 2009 9:59 AM
A group of people are credited with saving the life of a 3-year-old who was hit by a car in a Wal-Mart parking lot on Saturday. Witnesses say the toddler, Joshua Johnson, got away from his grandmother and then bent down, apparently to pick something up, when he was run... more »
November 1, 2009 10:44 AM
A spokesman for Southwest Airlines says the carrier has apologized to a mother who was kicked off a plane along with her unruly 2-year-old earlier this week.
Spokesman Chris Mainz said the airline called Pamela Root on Friday to apologize. He says Root also will receive a refund and... more »
October 12, 2009 11:37 AM
A 4-year-old Mississippi girl is eating Lucky Charms cereal and singing Hannah Montana songs again, three weeks after a severe swine flu infection landed her in intensive care and jeopardized the healthy preschooler's life.
Doctors expect Isabella Ragan to recover completely from pneumonia and lung surgery, but she is... more »
September 23, 2009 11:00 AM
As floodwaters around Atlanta began to recede, residents were packing moving vans with furniture and commiserating about water-logged apartments.
"I'm toast," Penny Freeman, who moved into a first-floor apartment five days ago, said Tuesday. "I don't have a place to stay. I'm losing my mind right now."
At... more »
September 14, 2009 11:09 AM
Potty training. It's a rite of passage for every toddler -- but what if you didn't have to wait two or three years for your baby to ditch the diapers? A trend toward "diaper-free" babies is catching on -- and there are even classes on how to do it!
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