8 Children Die in August After Being Left in Hot Cars

Parents' leaving their kids in the backseat of cars during the sweltering days of summer has become an all-too-familiar scene in the United States. Twenty-three children have died of hyperthermia in cars in 14 states this year and eight of the deaths occurred in the first week of August. Nearly 40 children die this way each year, according to Kids and Cars. The latest death was Aug. 7 when, police say, Stephanie Gray, 38, forgot to drop off her five-month-old son, Joel, at a church day care...Full Story
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