Child endangerment

February 16, 2018 - 6:27 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple has pleaded guilty in a case in which prosecutors say three children were so starved for food they peeled paint off the walls to survive. Joshua and Brandi Weyant pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of aggravated assault, conspiracy, false imprisonment,...
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February 07, 2018 - 11:59 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State president Graham Spanier hopes a Pennsylvania appeals court will agree that too much time had passed for him to be charged with endangering the welfare of children over his handling of a complaint about Jerry Sandusky. A three-judge Superior Court panel...
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This photo shows the exterior of the home where police arrested a couple accused of holding their 13 children captive, in Perris, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Authorities said an emaciated teenager led deputies to the California home where her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, with some of them malnourished and chained to beds. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
January 16, 2018 - 8:27 pm
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on family members found shackled in a California home (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The Elvis impersonator who officiated three wedding vow renewal ceremonies for two California parents accused of malnourishing and torturing their children says nothing seemed amiss...
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December 26, 2017 - 10:37 pm
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a Southern California couple used a drone to deliver illegal drugs to their customers. Benjamin Baldassarre and Ashley Carroll, of Riverside, were charged Tuesday with possessing controlled substances for sale and child endangerment. It's unclear if they...
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Nicole Finn, of West Des Moines, talks to her attorney Thomas Augustine during Finn's trial for murder, kidnapping and child endangerment on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at the Polk County Courthouse. (Kelsey Kremer/The Des Moines Register via AP)
December 07, 2017 - 5:18 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa teenager testified that his mother forced him and his two sisters to sleep on their bedroom floor in their own waste for months and that she refused to feed one sister in the days before she starved to death. The teen told the Polk County jury on Wednesday that his...
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November 27, 2017 - 12:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The father and grandmother of a 3-year-old girl who shot herself in the leg in Philadelphia have been charged. Authorities said Monday that Barbara McGill and Terrance Williams have been charged with endangering the welfare of a child and reckless endangerment. The 64-year-old...
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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2017 file photo, Justin Rey appears in Johnson County District Court in Olathe, Kan. Preliminary autopsy results confirm that dismembered human remains found inside a suburban Kansas City storage unit were those of woman whose husband was sleeping in the unit with their 4-day-old baby and 2-year-old child. The arrest affidavit for Rey was released Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. He's jailed on $1 million bond in Johnson County, Kan., on child endangerment charges. He's not been charged in his wife's death. (Tammy Ljungblad/The Kansas City Star via AP, Pool File)
November 16, 2017 - 2:42 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A homeless man posed for photos with his dead wife, along with their newborn and toddler, before dismembering her body in a Kansas City hotel room, according to court records. Justin Rey, 35, who was arrested last month after being found with the remains at a Kansas storage...
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FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2016, file photo, United States' Aly Raisman shows off her silver medal after the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Six-time Olympic medal winning gymnast Aly Raisman says she is among the young women abused by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor. Raisman tells “60 Minutes” she was 15 when she was first treated by Dr. Larry Nassar, who spent more than two decades working with athletes at USA Gymnastics but now is in jail in Michigan awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, FIle)
November 10, 2017 - 12:47 pm
Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is among the young women sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor. Raisman tells "60 Minutes" she was 15 when she was first treated by Dr. Larry Nassar, who spent more than two decades working with athletes at USA Gymnastics. He's now is in jail in...
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October 25, 2017 - 9:20 am
PINE GROVE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania Boy Scout leader accused of smashing two Scouts' heads together at a camp meeting has been criminally charged. State police on Tuesday announced charges of harassment, simple assault and child endangerment against 28-year-old Matthew McKeon. The charges stem...
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October 20, 2017 - 4:24 pm
BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge has dismissed the most serious criminal charge against a woman who authorities say overdosed while pregnant. The Butler County judge ruled Thursday that state law bars prosecutors from charging a pregnant woman with aggravated assault of her own unborn child...
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