Bad Babysitters

Child Found Wandering Highway In Devils Lake, North Dakota, an 18-year-old babysitter was arrested after the 3-year-old child she was supposed to be caring for was found standing in the middle of Highway 20. According to authorities, the tot wandered from an apartment building when the young woman went into the garage to smoke marijuana. A sheriff’s deputy got the child off the road safely. (USA Today, 4-23-2010, p.6A) The Babysitter Made Me Smoke Pot! In Council Bluffs, Iowa, a … Continue reading →

Teen Kills Boy While ‘Wrestling’

(June, 2007) A 13-year-old boy was charged with criminal homicide and taken to a juvenile detention center, after killing a 5-year-old who he said he was practicing wrestling moves with. The boy later died from his injuries at an area hospital. The medical examiner ruled the death a homicide. The incident occurred in the home where the boys lived, and the younger child’s mother was not home at the time of the incident. A man who was babysitting was in … Continue reading →