Transcript for Mom Arrested for Leaving Kids Home Alone
Test Text1 I Time now for the big board. Our team of insiders standing by live to weigh in on today's top stories. Becky Worley is here. We begin with a parenting story sistering up debate. A mom on vacation in Delaware arrested after leafing her two kids, 8 and 9, alone at home while she picked up dinner for 40 minutes. Dan Abrams our legal analyst is here. We have a consensus here already. Overkill by the authorities. What do you say? Yeah, I think this is nuts. I mean, if you look at what the facts are here. Which is that the kids appear to have been walking their dogs, right? And someone driving a car cease that the dogs are I guess one of them got loose. They needed a little bit of help. And you know, this neighbor then decides, well, where are your parents? Calls the police. Don't blame the neighbor. But the fact that when the police arrest her when she arrives home with the food for her kids that she had gone to pick up five miles away, that's the overkill here. Don't blame the neighbor? Why doesn't the neighbor go to the kids and say, what's going on here? Because if the neighbor cease a 9 and 8-year-old walking alone, needs help. I think it's okay for the neighbor to say, okay, I'm worried. People have different opinions about whether this is right or wrong. I don't think you can argue legitimately that it's criminal. You would have to find that this mother had a history of these kinds of problems or some other issue. All of us are shaking our heads at the table. My kids were 10 and 8, if I had to go run errands, it was fine. Is there an actual age that authorities that's on the law? That you can't leave your kids alone? Yeah, it varies state to state. In the state of Delaware, you can report anything for a child under 12 who is unsupervised. It becomes a judgment call. I was baby signature at 1. Yeah. Other people's kids. When I was 10 -- when I was 10, when I was 10 I was taking the New York City bus by myself to school. I mean, you know. It's like -- this is 9 and 8-year-old in a vacation rental area. I just think that they got nervous. The police. The police probably made a mistake here. $500 bond. Wow. All right, Dan. Thank you very much. We move to Amazon coming under fire for its subscribe and save program. It automatically refills ordering for everyday items like paper towels and toothpaste. Some are saying the prices they've been charged have fluctuated T D dramatically. What's going on here, Becky? Subscribe and save. Some people worry this is bait and switch. Amazon lets you sign up for a standing order on staples -- shampoo, toothpaste. "The New York times" pointing out a forum where people complaining that prices wildly fluctuated. Folger's Koch if I, June, there are 6 August there are 12 sml. Moisturizing lotion. $6-something in July. August, $10. Amazon says they warn people about the price frukt weighses. They send an alert ten days before the shipment is septembnt. I thought you had the same price all along with razors. I didn't read closely. Why is this striking such a nerve? We buy things like razor, paper Towles, you go into the store, I buy paper towels ever week, I don't think the price is going to double next week. Online, Amazon wants to change a price on 1 million items in inventory, click, click, done. Do that at walgreen's, hey, bob, take your price gun out. There's 1,000 bobs doing it in 1,000 stores. An article in "The wall Street journal" caught our eye, when sit okay to let your children quit an activity? Dr. Lombardo, the word quit sounds so negative. It can be constructive in done the right way. The word quick has negative connotations. There may be benefits to letting your children stop activities. They can focus energy and time on other things, like academics and other extracurricular activities. On the other hand, they could have free time to have family din person kids that have dinner with their families do better
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