Dad Chokes, Abandons Son: Held On $500k Bail

The father of a 4-year-old boy is now being held on $500,000 bail after choking his son and abandoning him on a West Texas highway on Tuesday night, leaving the child to fend for himself for hours on the side of a cactus-lined road. The child's father, 22-year-old Carlos Rico, told police he had a "religious experience" with voices telling him to "choke his son and leave him on the side of the road." And that's apparently what he did. Today Rico's charges were upgraded from endangering a...Full Story
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