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An  adorable toddler is so overwhelmed and entranced by his new toy mini jeep, all the excitement renders the little guy thoroughly exhausted and pooped. The toddler’s father catches his sleepy son’s effort to stay awake at the wheel...

A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl is now safe after police responded to a tip by several motorists who saw the young girl riding in the back of her parents pickup truck, inside a dog cage, on Monday evening. Authorities say that they received several...

A newborn baby boy was rescued in China over the weekend, after he was allegedly flushed down the toilet in what police believe was an attempt to kill the bay who was only a few days old. The infant miraculously survived after a neighbor heard his...

A Vietnam Veteran shot his two adult daughters on Memorial Day, killing one and critically wounding the other before fatally turning the gun on himself inside their home in Central California. Jennifer Kimble, 37, is believed to have died almost...

A 29-year-old woman in Lamar County, Mississippi, who gave birth to a stillborn baby at 31 weeks gestation, after alleged substance abuse in 2009, is at the forefront of a legal battle on Friday which could lead to a final determination on the legality...

A West Virginia toddler was rescued early Wednesday morning after a neighbor called police after hearing a child scream and cry for several hours in an apartment next door to the caller. When Charleston Police arrived at the home around 12:40 am...

Is Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel smarter than a third grader? Watch 9-year-old Asean at a Chicago school rally on Sunday, taking to the podium to scold Mayor Emanuel on his decision to close several Chicago Public Schools for lack of funding. Asean...

A recent report by the Consumer Product and Safety Commission (CPSC) states that children under 5-years-old are more likely to die by drowning than any other death by accident. Drowning is the number one accidental death risk for young children claims...

As if the Plain states haven’t already had their fill of natural disasters, mother nature seems determined to cause more suffering today as meteorologists predict more stormy weather for Oklahoma, Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas on Tuesday. Fortunately,...

The parents of slain NYC children Lulu Krim, 6-years-old, and Leo Krim, 2-year-old, announced on Thursday that they are expecting a baby boy after two of their children perished when they were stabbed to death by the children’s Nanny in October...

An Albuquerque, New Mexico, mom, took matters into her own hands when her 5-year-old daughter was snatched by an alleged pedophile Wednesday evening. The abduction happened as the little girl was playing outside her family’s apartment complex...

A mother and baby were waiting on the platform of the West Philadelphia train station on Thursday when the stroller carrying the woman’s 14-month-old daughter slid down the platform and fell onto the train tracks. Survelliance cameras captured...

An unconscious 20-year-old Arizona State University student was abandoned at a Tempe hospital Saturday night after his fraternity brothers left him there with a post-it note attached to his body. Aidan Mohr was found sitting in a wheelchair in the...

No, it’s not a story from The Onion. Wealthy parents, mostly moms, are boasting about the practice of hiring disabled “tour guides” so that their own children may receive VIP treatment at Disney World, reports the New York Post...

The adoptive parents of an 8-year-old South Carolina boy are suing the Medical University of South Carolina, Greenville Hospital System and the South Carolina Department of Social Services because they say the hospital and DSS acted irresponsibly...

A 12-year-old Miami, Fla., boy was freed after a group of Jehovah’s Witnesses found him tied to a pole on his father’s property for hours, while his father went shopping. Adolfo Guzman, 40, was arrested on Sunday and charged with aggravated...

Beyonce Knowles is allegedly pregnant again reported the New York Post on Monday. Beyonce, 31, and Jay-Z are reportedly expecting their second child by the end of the year, although an exact due date has not yet been announced. Recently, the pop...

Michelle Knight, one of the three women who have been held captive in Ariel Castro’s basement for the last ten years, is reportedly still recovering in a Cleveland hospital after allegedly sustaining some serious injuries while in captivity...

The younger sister of bombing victim, Martin Richard, 8, who perished on April 15 when two men set off explosives near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, has just undergone a monumental surgery to close up a wound, left open after she lost her...

The social security administration released their list of most popular baby names of 2012 on Thursday, which included a long list of some bizarre, presumptuous and pop culture references in wide array of traditional names and emerging baby trend...

In a cell phone video that went viral on Wednesday, a Duncanville High School student in Texas, went on a rant against his teacher, accusing her of failing to inspire students and teach them adequately. Jeff Bliss has become an Internet sensation...

The father of one of the young boys who was shot and killed in December, while attending Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., during a massacre which took 26 lives after a gunman open fired on a classroom of first graders and six school staffers,...

After a Cleveland, Ohio, man responded to the cries of a woman, who was screaming from inside his neighbors house, his description and retelling of how he eventually rescued the woman has captured the hearts of people worldwide as Charles Ramsey,...

Prince Harry, brother of father-to-be, Prince William,  is reportedly telling all his friends that his brother and Kate Middleton are having  a boy. The rumor is in contrary to a claim made by a fan of the royal couple earlier this year, who claimed...

Police say they have successfully located the mother of a 5-year-old boy, who walked into a Schnucks grocery store in St. Louis, Missouri, around 11:15 pm on Thursday night. On Friday, the boy was reunited with his mother. Schnucks employees called...