Former nanny sentenced for toddler's death

BENTON COUNTY, Wash. — A judge sentenced Jocelyn Bellon, 34, to 27 months in prison after she pleaded guilty to 2nd Degree Manslaughter in the 2016 death of David Schreiber. It’s been more than five years since the Schreiber family lost their two-year-old son, David, after he was rushed to the hospital with blunt force head trauma.
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South Dakota Woman Sentenced in Starvation Death of Toddler

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota woman accused in the July 2019 starvation death of a 3-year-old girl was sentenced Wednesday to 75 years in prison. Renae Fayant, 27, and Robert Price, Jr., 29, both of Brookings, are accused in the death of Fayant’s niece. The two adults were the child’s caregivers for two years, authorities said.
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Toddler recovering from rare COVID-related heart inflammation

ATLANTA - When two-year-old Mahogany Heard of Fairburn came home from daycare earlier this month running a slight fever, her mom Shamika Long-Heard says she wasn't really worried. "I had heard that hand, foot and mouth was going around in the school," Long-Heard says. Mahogany Heard, 2, sits in the...
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"The biggest thing is infection:" Local toddler remains hospitalized weeks after dog attack

SPALDING County, Ga. (CBS46) -- A toddler remains in an Atlanta hospital three weeks after she was attacked by a pair of dogs in rural Spalding County. It’s an experience Jeremey Reach doesn’t really want to remember, let alone talk about. On Aug. 31, the father of two took his daughter, Jolie, outside to play at their home. Reach said he went to the porch to grab his daughter’s jacket when suddenly he heard the two-year-old scream, turned around and saw two dogs attacking her.

Fayant sentenced to 75-years in prison for toddler’s death

A Brookings woman is sentenced to 75-years in prison for the 2019 death of a two-year-old girl. Twenty-seven-year-old Renae Fayant was sentenced Wednesday for manslaughter in the first degree. Fayant had pleaded guilty to the charge in July. In exchange, the state agreed to dismiss counts of second degree murder...

Toddler injured in possible drive-by shooting Monday night

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Lubbock police are investigating a possible drive-by shooting that injured a 2-year-old boy Monday night. Just after 10:00 p.m., officers were called to UMC after a child was taken to the emergency room by private vehicle with moderate injuries. Officers interviewed witnesses at the hospital. The...

Waco toddler, 2, found gun in backpack and shot himself in the head, police say

WACO, Texas (KWTX) - The Waco Police Department is investigating a potentially accidental shooting that left a 2-year-old boy dead and a gun owner accused of tampering with evidence, according to a spokesperson with the department. Shortly after 6 p.m. on Wednesday September 22, police officers were dispatched to the...

Newport man charged after toddler suffers severe head injuries

CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A man has been charged after deputies say a toddler was severely injured on Sunday. Carteret County deputies say Matthew Langley, of Newport, is charged with felony child abuse inflicting serious injury. Major Jason Wank says the 31-year-old Langley was taking care of his girlfriend’s...

Gov. Phil Murphy defends the NJ toddler mask mandate

Gov. Phil Murphy is defending his decision to mandate masks for toddlers and other young children in New Jersey daycare programs. After the governor announced this week that everyone in daycare centers, including children as young as 2 years old would be required to mask up inside, several Republican state senators blasted the decision as abusive and useless.

Meet Ava: Central Minnesota Toddler Fighting For Her Sight [Ava’s Eye Journey]

One of our listeners reached out to us the other day, wondering if there would be any way we could help get the word out about her Granddaughter's condition, and the GoFundMe page that has been created to help this hard working and caring Minnesota family. I looked into her story, and she had every reason in the world to reach out and have others hear about her Granddaughter's story. Meet Ava.