Content Tagged As child

9 months 2 weeks ago

Graco recalling nearly 3.8M child car seats

Graco is recalling nearly 3.8 million car safety seats because children can get trapped by buckles that may not unlatch. But the company has drawn the ire of federal safety regulators who say the recall should include another 1.8 million rear-facing car seats designed for infants. The recall covers...

1 year 4 months ago

Do you child proof your gadgets?

Child-proofing your gadgets could help you keep your sanity. Young children and toddlers are curious and nimble, a combination that can spell doom for a tablet or PC. So consider disabling the power button on your PC, so your little one can't shut you down mid-document. Use a power...

1 year 7 months ago

Edible pot treats pose problem for kids

April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month, and some doctors are pointing to Colorado's lax marijuana laws as potential risks for children. Doctors at Children's Hospital in Denver are reporting a significant increase in hospital visits due to kids getting their hands on marijuana treats like brownies. Between 2005 and...

2 years 3 months ago

Disaster ready child-care

DENVER (AP) - Colorado State University is leading a study on whether child-care centers in the state are prepared for disasters. The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Monday it is funding the two-year study with a $30,000 grant. FEMA says it's the first of its kind in the nation. Lori...

2 years 6 months ago

Community Baby Shower planned

Expectant mothers can learn about raising happy, healthy, and safe children at the 2nd annual Community Baby Shower presented by the Pueblo Early Childhood Council and the Colorado State University-Pueblo Nursing Department. The free event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, May 18 at the Praise...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Missing teen, child found

A missing teen and child are back home this morning, after going missing yesterday afternoon. Colorado Springs police found 19 year-old Corey Beck, and 12 year-old Lyndsay Turnbloom at at Northern Colorado Springs last night around 10 p.m. Both suffer from illnesses that made it urgent to locate...

3 years 3 months ago

Assistant principal faces child sex charges

ARVADA, Colo. (AP) - An assistant principal at a suburban Denver high school has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old female student. Forty-year-old Anthony Alvarez appeared in court on Friday on charges of sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust. ...

3 years 3 months ago

Child's toy key recall

More than one million toy keys are being recalled. They could become a choking hazard for infants and children. The recall involves B. FunKeys and Parent's Magazine Electronic Keys. Retailers nationwide and online sellers sold the keys from April 2010 to May of this year. If you...

3 years 3 months ago

Warning signs a child has been sexually abused

The headlines are shocking even to those who work with abused children on a daily basis. A Pueblo man, among 72 people charged on Wednesday for their alleged involvement in an international child pornography network. Federal prosecutors says the suspects used a website called Dreamboard which was "dedicated to the...

3 years 3 months ago

Police seek victims after child pornography bust

A Pueblo man faces charges for his alleged involvement in an international child pornography network. On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced 72 people were charged for possession and distribution of images of sexually abused children, some just infants. Pueblo police weren't involved in that investigation, but they're now...

3 years 5 months ago

Young child falls into Steamboat Springs creek

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Steamboat Springs police say a 15-month-old child who fell into Butcherknife Creek has been taken to The Children's Hospital in Denver in critical condition. The Steamboat Pilot & Today reports the child's grandfather pulled him out of the water Saturday, about 400 feet downstream....

3 years 6 months ago

Child hit by car in south Pueblo

A child was hit by a car at the intersection of Pueblo Boulevard and Prairie this afternoon. The child was in his early teens and was apparently running across the street when he was hit. He was conscious when emergency crews arrived and was taken to Corwin Hospital.

3 years 6 months ago

Boy found safe, miles from school

A child at a Pueblo elementary school reported he was picked up by a stranger yesterday afternoon. The 10-year-old was outside Cesar Chavez on Pueblo's west side waiting for his mother. He said a man told him his mother had sent him. The boy said he got into the...

3 years 7 months ago

Child falls out of window

A toddler fell 30 feet from a window in Colorado Springs Sunday afternoon. Police with CSPD's Stetson Hills division say the 3 year old pushed out the screen of a window at the Casa Del Rey apartment complex on Potter Drive. He fell out of the window, landing on the...

3 years 8 months ago

Toddler missing from Memorial Hospital

Colorado Springs Police are looking for a child who is missing from Memorial Hospital since about 8:30 this morning. The child is a 19-month-old girl, who may have been taken from the hospital by her father. Police do not believe the father has permission to have the baby. ...

3 years 10 months ago

Child left in cold van

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) - A Silverthorne man is suspected of leaving a child in a van for at least two hours during a frigid day in Breckenridge. Police say Michael Sanchez faces a misdemeanor charge of child abuse with no injury and is expected in court Friday. The Summit...

3 years 11 months ago

Aurora cop arrested on child porn charge

A man from Peyton, who is also a Sgt. at the Aurora Police Department, has been arrested on child pornography charges. According to Colorado Springs Police Department, their Internet Crimes Against Children unit was asked to investigate the case by the Westminster Police Department. A search warrant was...

3 years 11 months ago

UPDATE: Missing boy in Pueblo found safe

Pueblo Police have just verified with NewsFirst5 that Matthew Aragon was found safe and in good condition. Matthew was reported missing after failing to return home from school on Friday. Pueblo Police issued a missing child report late Saturday night with a description and last known whereabouts. Matthew was...

4 years 6 days ago

Baby's death prompts new caseworker policy

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - The death of a newborn baby in Loveland has prompted a changed policy for Larimer County child caseworkers. The (Loveland) Reporter-Herald reports that January's death of baby Summer Moon Hawk has prompted a new policy that when a parent misses an appointment with caseworkers, an employee...

4 years 2 weeks ago

Amazon pulls pedophile book by Pueblo man

Phillip Greaves' new book caused controversy all over the country. It's called The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure . "I wanted to provide some guidelines for pedophiles so they could avoid hurting their victims," said Greaves. He said he's tired of people vilifying pedophiles. "I wrote the book...

4 years 2 months ago

Man accused of sex assault on a child

Fountain Police have arrested a 42 year old man, accused of sex assault on a child. Police say Roy Gene Grey is being held on a $25,000 bond. The investigation is still going on. Police are unaware of any additional victims.

4 years 2 months ago

Woman indicted for giving toddler marijuana

CINCINNATI (AP) - A grand jury has indicted an Ohio woman accused of providing marijuana to her 2-year-old daughter and using her cell phone to record the child smoking the drug. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph Deters said Wednesday that 21-year-old Jessica Gamble of Springfield Township in suburban Cincinnati was...

4 years 2 months ago

Montana plane crash revives 'lap child' debate

Federal transportation safety officials are using the crash of an overloaded plane in Montana to revive a debate about whether infants and toddlers should be allowed to travel on the laps of adults. The National Transportation Safety Board is asking the Federal Aviation Administration to require children under 2...

4 years 2 months ago

Moose attacks toddler in Colorado

A toddler had to be airlifted to Children's Hospital in Denver after it was attacked by a moose. The little boy, about two-and-a-half years old, was playing on a beach at Grand Lake when the attack happened. Paramedics rushed the child to Granby Medical Center, then air lifted...

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