Woman Found Pushing Dead Son on Swing Indicted on Child Abuse, Manslaughter Charges

A Maryland woman found pushing her dead three-year-old son on a park swing has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of child abuse, neglect of a minor, and manslaughter. The district attorney’s office said the woman, 24-year-old Romechia Simms, has been arrested and will be arraigned Monday morning. »9/14/15 10:50am9/14/15 10:50am


Another Mom Is Arrested for Letting Her Kid Go to the Park Alone

Fifteen days ago, we heard about South Carolina mom Debra Harrell, who was arrested when her 9-year-old daughter was found playing in a park alone. On Wednesday morning, the Today show aired the story of Florida resident Nicole Gainey, who was arrested when her 7-year-old son was spotted walking to a park by himself. »7/30/14 4:20pm7/30/14 4:20pm

Mom Charged With Neglect After Kids Walk To Store

Candace Amber Cole of South Carolina was charged with child neglect after her 5-year-old daughter and 6-year-old son walked about a mile to a gas station to buy toilet paper. A store employee flagged down a police officer, who found Cole asleep when they returned to the house. She's being held in jail and the kids are… »5/25/11 9:30am5/25/11 9:30am