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Former Penn State President to be sentenced for 'conspiracy of silence' after Sandusky's assault crimes
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier should be sent to jail for his role in a "conspiracy of silence" involving Jerry Sandusky , prosecutors in Pennsylvania said in court filing unsealed Thursday. Spanier, who was convicted earlier this year of misdemeanor child welfare endangerment, faces a
Texas mother jailed in deaths of 2 toddlers left in car 15 hours: police
A Texas mother is accused of intentionally leaving her two young daughters inside a car for more than 15 hours, leading to their deaths, authorities said. Amanda Hawkins, 19, was arrested in San Antonio on Thursday and faces two counts of abandoning or endangering a child, the Kerr County Sheriff
Doctors worried about increased marijuana use in pregnant women
As more states legalize recreational marijuana -- and its use continues to climb -- the number of pregnant women using the drug has doctors concerned. The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) recommends pregnant women avoid marijuana due to evidence that it affects the fetus and
Foster parent shortage dire as heroin overdoses rise
The opioid epidemic that has hit communities across the country with overdoses and crime is having another, less visible but significant impact: overloading the foster care system with children taken from the homes of suspected drug users. A rising number of children are being removed from homes
Teacher Tad Cummins' developing relationship with Tennessee teen
Elizabeth Thomas would eat lunch in Cummins' classroom and sometimes go to church on Sundays with him and his wife.
Mom of 2 kids in YouTube stars' 'prank' videos speaks out
Rose Hall told ABC News she "had an anxiety attack" when she watched YouTube videos of her two children with their father, Mike Martin.
Mom who won custody of 2 kids featured in YouTube stars' prank videos speaks out
Rose Hall won temporary "emergency custody" of her two children after Maryland police launched an investigation into their father and stepmother's videos.
Mom, who won temporary custody of her 2 kids after YouTube stars’ 'prank' videos, says they were abused
The biological mother of two children featured in "prank" videos their father and stepmother posted on YouTube , which garnered widespread backlash and allegations of child abuse, says she was horrified when she saw how her children were treated. "It was very painful. I cried. I had an anxiety
YouTube stars lose custody of 2 children after prank videos
The videos on Mike and Heather Martin's "DaddyOFive" YouTube channel garnered widespread backlash.