Eight-Year-Old Arrested for Sister’s Murder

Every once in a while we come across a story that is just wrong on every level. This happens to be one of those times. In Birmingham, Alabama, an 8-year-olf boy was arrested on a murder warrant for allegedly beating his one-year-old sister to death while babysitting her and 4 other siblings. Why was an 8-year-old left in charge of 5 young kids, you might ask? So his mother could go to a nightclub, of course. The boy was the … Continue reading →

Toddler Thrown Off Highway Overpass

1-17-08 Nancy Chanco left her 21-month-old son in the supervision of his grandfather on one weekday in January. The child’s grandfather then allowed a neighbor to take the boy for a walk. The neighbor, 23-year-old Mathew Higa, had babysat the toddler on several occasions before, according to friends and family, but on this day in paradise, something would go horribly wrong. The pair walked to a pedestrian overpass on the busy H-1 freeway, which cuts through the heart of Honolulu, … Continue reading →

Stray Bullet Kills Child And Her Aunt

1-1-08 You  know  how  in  the  movies,  people  will  get  into  a gunfight and duck behind any wall to shield themselves from the bullets? Peeking out from behind their cover to fire  at each other? Well that’s the movies, and unfortunately, it doesn’t work that way in real life. It’s a lesson that was learned the hard way for a Colorado community.   Eleven-year-old  Angelica  Martinez  was celebrating the new year with family, inside a home in the 4700 block of … Continue reading →

Bloody Girl Dropped Off At Church

10-12-2007 On a Friday morning in mid-October, a man dropped off his  daughter at an Arlington church. The 3-year-old girl was covered in blood, but uninjured. (At least physically). Church staff took the child in and called police after hearing the man say that he had committed a crime at his house. Police later found the body of his estranged wife, along with the  man’s  step children – A thirteen-year-old girl and ten-year-old boy. Police cornered the suspect in his … Continue reading →

Children Found Stuffed in Trash Bags Under Sink

7-30-07 Authorities found the bodies of two small children, ages one and four, dead in a Hanahan, South Carolina apartment. They were wrapped inside trash bags and had been stuffed underneath a sink. The grizzly discovery was made Monday night after officers responded to a report of a disturbance at the apartment. According to a police report, they found the children’s mother, 27-year-old Sametta Heyward, crying while screaming: “Oh, my babies!” A note found written by the mother indicated that … Continue reading →