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Boy on Lung Transplant List Happy for Sarah Murnaghan

Boy on Lung Transplant List Happy for Sarah Murnaghan

Courtesy Peterson Family(HOUSTON) — Jordan Peterson is 10 years old, suffers from cystic fibrosis and is on the pediatric lung transplant waiting list — just like Sarah Murnaghan, the Pennsylvania girl who received a lung transplant Wednesday after h…

“Homeland” Actress Expecting First Child

“Homeland” Actress Expecting First Child

Charley Gallay/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Actress Morena Baccarin is expecting her first child with husband Austin Chick, her representative confirmed to ABC News.The 33-year-old Brazilian-born actress married Chick, 41, a director and screenwriter, …

Three-Year-Old Boy Who Can’t Eat Anything Is Running Out of Time, Parents Say

Three-Year-Old Boy Who Can’t Eat Anything Is Running Out of Time, Parents Say

ABC News(ROCHESTER, Minn.) — Michael Gonzalez is a 3-year-old Florida boy who apparently can’t eat any normal foods, and his parents say they are in a panic.Michael drinks 20 to 30 bottles of prescription-only formula daily called Neocate Junior…

Mother ‘Scared to Death’ After Stranger Allegedly Slapped Her Infant Son on Flight

Mother ‘Scared to Death’ After Stranger Allegedly Slapped Her Infant Son on Flight

ABC News(ATLANTA) — Jonah Bennett, a 19-month-old boy, is at the center of an FBI investigation after a stranger allegedly smacked him on a flight from Minneapolis to Atlanta.The toddler’s mother, Jessica Bennett, told ABC News she was sitting i…

Man Accused of Slapping Crying Toddler on Flight

Man Accused of Slapping Crying Toddler on Flight

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) — A Delta Airlines passenger traveling from Minnesota to Georgia faces federal assault charges after allegedly slapping a fellow passenger’s toddler son for crying during the flight.Joe Rickey Handley of Idaho was…

Chicago Duct Tape Dad Given Probation for Binding Toddler

Chicago Duct Tape Dad Given Probation for Binding Toddler

Facebook(CHICAGO) — A Chicago judge ruled Friday that a dad convicted of aggravated battery for binding his 18-month old daughter with tape and taping her mouth shut will not have to go to prison, but serve probation instead.Andre Curry, 22, was order…

Two-Inch Feather Emerges from Baby’s Neck

Two-Inch Feather Emerges from Baby’s Neck

The Whittington family(HUTCHINSON, Kan.) — No one knew what was bothering seven-month-old Mya Whittington. Her discomfort stumped her parents and doctors. She was finally hospitalized — and a two-inch feather eventually poked its way out of her …

Toddler’s Death Points to Other Killings

Toddler’s Death Points to Other Killings

Hemera/Thinkstock(MANASSAS, Va.) — Police investigating a Virginia man in connection to the death of his 15-month-old son are also looking to see whether he played a role in the mysterious deaths of two other people: his mother and an ex-girlfriend.Jo…

Tasered 10-Year-Old Boy Sues Police

Tasered 10-Year-Old Boy Sues Police

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(TULAROSA, N.M.) — A 10-year-old boy attending a Tularosa, N.M., Intermediate School’s Career Day expected it to be fun and educational, but instead he ended up in the emergency room.The boy, identified as R.D., blacked o…

NYC Nanny Stabbing: When Is a Child Too Young to Remember Trauma?

NYC Nanny Stabbing: When Is a Child Too Young to Remember Trauma?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Nessie Krim, a 3-year-old returning from a swim lesson, witnessed a family tragedy that could leave lifelong scars. She and her mother walked into their New York City apartment on Thursday to find her two siblings in…

Parents: Indiana Boy Sexually Abused by Second-Grade Classmates

Parents: Indiana Boy Sexually Abused by Second-Grade Classmates

Creatas Images/Thinkstock(MUNCIE, Ind.) — The parents of an Indiana boy allege that their 8-year-old son was the victim of “horrific and ghastly” sexual abuse by his second-grade classmates.  The parents say the boys acted out scenes from pornogr…

Rapist Wants Visitation Rights with Baby Conceived During Rape

Rapist Wants Visitation Rights with Baby Conceived During Rape

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A convicted rapist in Massachusetts is trying to win visitation rights to the child fathered when he raped a 14-year-old girl. Jamie Melendez, now 24, was convicted of raping a middle school student he met when he was 17 …

Mom Convicted of Salt Poisoning Death Accuses Prosecutor of Misconduct, Awaits New Court Decision

Mom Convicted of Salt Poisoning Death Accuses Prosecutor of Misconduct, Awaits New Court Decision

Kevin Horan/Stone(NEW YORK) — After five long years in jail, a Texas court could overturn Hannah Overton’s murder conviction soon, allowing her to finally be reunited with her five children.”Being children, they don’t understand the length of ho…

Mom Convicted of Salt Poisoning Death Accuses Prosecutor of Misconduct, Awaits New Court Decision

Mom Convicted of Salt Poisoning Death Accuses Prosecutor of Misconduct, Awaits New Court Decision

Kevin Horan/Stone(NEW YORK) — After five long years in jail, a Texas court could overturn Hannah Overton’s murder conviction soon, allowing her to finally be reunited with her five children.”Being children, they don’t understand the length of ho…

Washington Woman Forces 10-Year-Old Son to Burglarize Home for Drug Money

Washington Woman Forces 10-Year-Old Son to Burglarize Home for Drug Money

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LYNNWOOD, Wash.) — They are a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde, only with a twist.A Lynnwood, Wash., woman was arrested Tuesday for allegedly coercing her 10-year-old son to burglarize homes so that she could buy drugs with the money…

Girl, 11, Could Face Death in Pakistan for ‘Blasphemy’

Girl, 11, Could Face Death in Pakistan for ‘Blasphemy’

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(ISLAMABAD) — To some, she’s an innocent victim, an apparently mentally challenged Christian girl swept up by a rising tide of irrational Islamic extremism. To others, she’s God’s enemy, guilty of a crime so vile the only suitable …

Utah Boy, 4, Dies After Being Crushed by Tombstone

Utah Boy, 4, Dies After Being Crushed by Tombstone

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(PARK CITY, Utah) — A 4-year-old boy, Carson Dean Cheney, died after a tombstone weighing hundreds of pounds fell on him while he was posing for photos with family and friends at a Park City, Utah cemetery.It took several f…

Study: Authoritative Parenting by Dads Teaches Perseverance in Kids

Study: Authoritative Parenting by Dads Teaches Perseverance in Kids

Jupiterimages/Polka Dot(NEW YORK) — A new study says that children learn persistence from their fathers, and the acquired skill can lead to a reduced risk of criminal behavior and better performance at school, Health Day reports. For the study, resear…

Four-Year-Old Allegedly Stabbed to Death by Teen Cousin

Four-Year-Old Allegedly Stabbed to Death by Teen Cousin

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(INDIANAPOLIS) — Police have arrested an Indianapolis teenager and preliminarily charged her with murder in connection to the stabbing death of her 4-year-old cousin.Indianapolis Metropolitan Police say they were called to a hous…

New Jersey Mom Arrested After Taking 5-Year-Old to Tanning Salon

New Jersey Mom Arrested After Taking 5-Year-Old to Tanning Salon

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NUTLEY, N.J.) — A New Jersey mother was arrested after her 5-year-old daughter sustained burns from time she spent in a tanning booth.Patricia Krentcil, 44, is out on bail following her arrest on a second-degree child endangerme…

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