Police say there were no reports of attempted kidnappings.
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Child services falsely labeled this dad an abuser and took his adopted newborn.
And five examples of parents wisely letting their kids go—and grow.
"I'm retiring earlier than I had planned because I just can't be a part of this any longer."
Stranger abductions are actually extremely rare.
"It's all over Facebook."
If she is found guilty, she could face a maximum of 150 days in jail.
Two days later, the cops figured out the story was make believe.
Sarasota deputies violated best practices and ethical standards for sting operations.
Reading logs rarely instill a love of reading in children. We ought to just drop the act.
"Touching someone's arm to get their attention, I would have thought was normal."
"It gives me peace of mind."
The coroner's declaration is a cruel twist of the knife.
New York Dad Should Not Face Homicide Charges for Accidentally Killing Twin 1-Year-Olds in a Hot Car
Laws criminalizing the act of leaving children in cars are misguided.
She likely wasn't in any danger, but that never stopped the busybodies before.
The principal calls it "very, very serious" wrongdoing.
Amanda Forst faces reckless endangerment charges for assuming her children—ages 2, 5, and 7—could survive a very short wait.
The toy company allegedly failed to test its miracle cure for cranky baby syndrome.
Child services called because Holly Curry let her kids wait in the car while she bought a muffin.
Parents at UC-Berkeley Easter Egg Hunt Must Sign Waivers Due to Risk of 'Catastrophic Injuries and Death'
Are they hunting Easter eggs or landmines?
Video evidence contradicted Santana Adams' account.
Arizona Parents Who Defied Doctor's Orders to Bring Sick 2-Year-Old to the Hospital Now Face Child Abuse Charges
Cops release edited video of the encounter.
"What about the parents' rights to decide what's best for their child?"
When all of childhood is considered college prep, desperate parents will do desperate things.
And yet her fear-mongering Facebook post about the ordeal was shared half a million times.
Free-Range parenting is about fostering independence, not letting kids do whatever they want.
2-Year-Old Falls Out of Vehicle After Car Seat Mishap. The Kid Is Fine. Mom Could Be Headed to Jail.
Maimuna Hassan made a common mistake. Should that be a crime?
In the home of the brave, a kid can't hold a pencil on the school bus.
Mom Tells Neighbors Her 9-Year-Old Daughter Could Help Them Do Chores, Cops Arrive With Child Labor Concerns
"Apparently the ad generated multiple phone calls from paranoid neighbors thinking I was using my child as a slave."
Ironically, the kids were watching the movie "Home Alone" when the cops showed up for no good reason.
"Most people-we're talking hardened criminals who try to cut it off-have ended up in the ER."
"Society is all too ready to interpret the most innocent of gestures as a prelude to abusing a child."
The 45-year-old cooperative has ground rules, which means D.C. government considers it an unlicensed daycare.
"We are extremely confident that he did not ingest any candy from Trick or Treat that was tainted."
Braylen Carwell says he didn't eat anything, and previous candy poisonings turned out to be hoaxes.
There is zero evidence that sex offenders prey on trick or treaters.