This happened in my daughter's elementary school. A 7 year-old child made a threat to a teacher. The child was subsequently arrested and charged with breaching the peace.Read more »
Bryant saw a flash on the screen: the explosion. Parts of the building collapsed. The child had disappeared. Bryant had a sick feeling in his stomach. “Did we just kill a kid?” he asked the man sitting next to him. “Yeah, I guess that was a kid,” the pilot replied. “Was that a kid?” they wrote into a chat window on the monitor. Then, someone they didn’t know answered, someone sitting in a military command center somewhere in the world who had observed their attack. “No. That was a dog,” the person wrote. They reviewed the scene on video. A dog on two legs?Read more »
A three year old gets his mom in trouble with the law when he gets a ticket from police. Now the little boy's mother will have to pay thousands of dollars for what the toddler did in their own front yard.Read more »
A father found a 47-year-old man molesting his daughter. He beat him to death. Justified?Read more »
A village police officer shocked a 9-year-old boy with a Taser this week, prompting a shutdown of the entire force.
Long-embattled Police Chief Mike McCoy has been suspended, and officers who were being used on a part-time basis are no longer working, Council President Lowell Anderson said.Read more »
Rosalina Gonzales plead guilty to a felony charge of injury to a child for what prosecutors had described as a "pretty simple, straightforward spanking case." As part of the plea deal, Gonzales will serve five years probation, during which time she'll have to take parenting classes, follow CPS guidelines, and make a $50 payment to the Children's Advocacy Center.Read more »
To protect and serve?
Don't bet your life on it.
There are appropriate ways and inappropriate ways to deal with a kid who's wetting the bed. Appropriate: encourage the child to go to the bathroom before getting tucked in and, if that fails, invest in rubber sheets. Inappropriate: make like they're a reluctant Guantanamo detainee and introduce them to the technique known as waterboarding.Read more »
Police in Detroit, Michigan, on Sunday expressed "profound sorrow" at the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old girl in a police raid.
Aiyana Jones was shot and killed by police executing a search warrant as part of a homicide investigation, Assistant Chief Ralph Godbee said in a statement.
"This is any parent's worst nightmare," Godbee said. "It also is any police officer's worst nightmare. And today, it is all too real."Read more »
Parents who asked son's abuser for cash instead of getting the authorities involved were criticized.Read more »
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