Ex-NFL player pleads not guilty in Vegas child death case

Football 05/29/19, 12:20

A former pro football player pleaded not guilty to murder and child endangerment charges in the death of his girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter at his Las Vegas apartment.Former NFL and Canadian Football League running back Cierre Wood's attorney, Thomas Ericsson, didn't ...

Update: Lawyers rebuff prosecutor on tossed Spanier case

U.S. 05/01/19, 15:56

The Latest on a judge's decision to throw out the conviction of former Penn State President Graham Spanier (all times local):4:55 p.m.Lawyers for former Penn State President Graham Spanier say they're stunned by the comments from Pennsylvania's attorney general vowing ...

Judge throws out ex-Penn State president’s conviction

Sports 04/30/19, 18:01

A federal judge threw out former Penn State President Graham Spanier's misdemeanor child-endangerment conviction on Tuesday, less than a day before he was due to turn himself in to begin serving a jail sentence.The decision by U.S. Magistrate Judge Karoline ...

Parents won’t face endangerment counts in enclosed crib case

U.S. 04/25/19, 12:47

The parents of two young boys found confined in enclosed cribs bolted to the bedroom floor in their Northern California home will not face child endangerment charges, prosecutors said.Modoc County District Attorney Sam Kyllo said there was no evidence the ...

Parents arrested in California after children found in cages

U.S. 04/23/19, 16:56

Authorities in Northern California say the parents of two boys found inside cages bolted to a bedroom wall have been arrested for child endangerment.Modoc County Sheriff Tex Dowdy said Tuesday deputies arrested 25-year-old Ramon Zendejas and his girlfriend, 25-year-old Mercadies ...

Police say 2-year-old boy died after man sat on him

U.S. 03/19/19, 09:35

Iowa police say a 2-year-old boy died after a man sat on the child for allegedly taking his cellphone.Pottawattamie County court records show 31-year-old Larry Murphy is charged with first-degree murder and child endangerment resulting in death. He's jailed on ...

Update: Pediatrician’s victims speak out at sentencing

U.S. 03/18/19, 11:05

The Latest on pediatrician's sentencing for sexually assaulting 31 children (all times local):12:05 p.m.Victims of a former Pennsylvania pediatrician have given statements before his sentencing in the sexual assault of 31 children, describing how he destroyed their lives, caused them ...

Pediatrician to be sentenced for assaulting 31 children

U.S. 03/18/19, 00:06

A former Pennsylvania pediatrician is scheduled for sentencing Monday in the sexual assault of 31 children, most of them patients, in a case that state medical regulators failed to act on nearly two decades ago. Dr. Johnnie Barto of Johnstown will ...

Latest: Texas couple jailed after children found neglected

U.S. 02/12/19, 18:07

The Latest on four malnourished children found at a North Texas home, two locked in a dog cage (all times local):5 p.m.A North Texas couple is jailed without bond after four malnourished children were found in deplorable conditions at their ...

Mother stands trial in death baby in maggot-infested diaper

U.S. 01/30/19, 11:03

The mother of a baby whose lifeless body was found in an infant swing wearing a maggot-infested diaper is standing trial in his death.Court records say 21-year-old Cheyanne Harris has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and child endangerment resulting ...

Father whose son shot himself with dad’s gun pleads guilty

U.S. 11/27/18, 10:13

An Iowa man whose 2-year-old son shot himself with his father's handgun is scheduled to be sentenced Jan. 14 in Des Moines.Polk County court records show 30-year-old Jonathan Hauser, of Council Bluffs, pleaded guilty last week to felony child endangerment ...

Iowa man convicted in death of infant found in swing

U.S. 11/06/18, 18:55

An Iowa man was convicted Tuesday of first-degree murder in the death of his infant son who was found in a maggot-infested baby swing last year.Jurors took less than an hour to convict Zachary Paul Koehn, 29, of Alta Vista, ...

Medical examiner: Iowa baby severely underweight at death

U.S. 11/01/18, 18:25

A medical examiner testified Thursday that a 4-month-old found dead in a maggot-infested baby swing last year weighed only a few ounces more than his birth weight at the time of his death.The testimony occurred during the murder trial of ...

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