November 9, 2012 12:11 AM
A local mom is grieving after her infant daughter was found dead at a local daycare. Even worse, the baby was named after the mother's best friend who was killed earlier this year in a gruesome murder-suicide.
It was February 21, 2012. Tara Buckler, 26, was standing in her... more »
June 1, 2012 5:03 PM
A 1-month-old baby was found dead today in the trunk of a car in Florida.
His father has been taken into custody.
Coral Springs police officers say they found Josiah Saintil dead, hours after an Amber Alert had been issued. His father, 24-year-old Janus Saintil, was being held.... more »
April 4, 2012 6:47 AM
The special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children, or WIC, says they have room for more clients.
The Pueblo County Health Department says they are encouraging families to call and learn if they qualify for the assistance.
The programs goal is to help keep pregnant and... more »
August 24, 2011 8:11 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say an infant from Colorado who was allegedly abducted by her father has been found safe in Oklahoma. Colorado Springs police said Wednesday the girl was left with a firefighter at a fire station in Lawton, Okla., by her father, 24-year-old Derik Hembree. Police... more »
August 12, 2011 8:12 AM
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A Lafayette man accused of killing his infant son by shaking and throwing him has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Twenty-one-year-old Joaquin Campos had pleaded guilty in May to felony child abuse resulting in the death of 10-week-old Lyon Campos in October.
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July 15, 2011 5:54 AM
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A psychiatrist at the state mental health hospital has found a Boulder County woman charged in her infant son's death to be legally insane.
The Daily Camera reports that prosecutors say they haven't had time to fully review the report on Stephanie Rochester. She's accused... more »
June 15, 2011 2:55 PM
Pueblo police say a mother who left her infant in a hot car yesterday won't faces charges. Police say the baby, who is about 6-months old, was left unattended in the car for about 45 minutes during the afternoon. The temperature during that time was approximately 90 degrees.
It... more »
April 27, 2011 7:15 PM
Halfway through Xochi Quetzal Cantu's pregnancy, doctors told her something was very wrong. There wasn't enough amniotic fluid in her womb. Her baby had Potters Syndrome meaning his kidneys weren't developing.
Still, she could feel the baby kick and her doctors visits continued with their usual regularity. The gravity... more »
April 26, 2011 12:32 PM
A teenager has been arrested in the death of his three-month-old child.
The baby died on April 15 around 9 a.m. at Memorial Hospital.
An autopsy revealed the baby died from multiple blunt strikes. The baby was identified as Jayden Pierce. His father, James Pierce, 19, will now... more »
February 22, 2011 10:53 PM
A 2 month old baby boy is dead. His baby sitter, a recently discharged soldier with a 2 month old of his own has been charged with the murder. 23 year old George Peters made his first appearance before a judge Tuesday charged with first degree murder for the death... more »
February 20, 2011 3:14 PM
A two-month old infant may be the victim of a homicide. Colorado Springs Police have charged the babysitter with the boy's death.
George Peters faces First Degree Murder charges in the boy's death. Police originally charged the 23-year-old man with child abuse charges, after the infant was rushed to... more »
September 9, 2010 10:45 AM
A Colorado woman accused of smothering her infant son she says she believes was autistic is facing a trial.
A judge said Wednesday that there's enough evidence for the case against 34-year-old Stephanie Rochester of Superior to go forward.
Rochester is charged with first-degree murder in the June... more »
August 20, 2010 4:15 PM
The Fort Carson soldier accused of starving his 8 month old baby boy admitted to detectives that he probably should have taken the child to the hospital sooner. Trevor Williams, 22 is in jail facing a felony child abuse charge and is being held on $25,000 bond at the El... more »
August 2, 2010 9:06 AM
A Colorado law requiring kids in cars to be in booster seats until age 8 is now in effect. The law took effect Sunday.
It raises the mandatory age for booster seats from 4 to 8.
Previously the state only encouraged the use of booster seats for kids... more »
July 22, 2010 8:30 AM
A Colorado man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for the death of his 4-month-old baby, who had a skull fracture, bruising and bite marks on his face.
Twenty-seven-year-old Benjamin Koller of Lafayette wept at his sentencing Wednesday during a slide show of his son, Jack.
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June 24, 2010 4:33 PM
A nine month old baby is expected to recover after it was left in a car for about forty minutes.
Family members called 9-1-1 around 1:30 p.m. Thursday to a parking lot outside a string of restaurants at Broadmoor Towne Center in the Southgate area of Colorado Springs.
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June 11, 2010 8:23 AM
The husband of a Colorado woman accused of smothering their infant son because she believed he was autistic has filed for divorce, according to court documents.
Thirty-four-year-old Stephanie Rochester of Superior is charged with first-degree murder in the June 1 suffocation of 6-month-old Rylan. An arrest affidavit says she... more »
June 8, 2010 11:25 AM
Police say a Colorado mom accused of killing her infant son did it because the boy showed signs of autism and she thought his condition would "ruin" her life.
Stephanie Rochester, 34, was charged Monday with murder in the June 1 suffocation death of her 6-month-old son, Rylan. According... more »
May 4, 2010 7:17 PM
A Pueblo man pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon to child abuse which resulted in the death of his cousin, a 9 month old baby.
Kevin Buehler, 23, entered an Alford plea, which means he maintains his innocence but believes there's enough evidence for him to be convicted. In exchange for... more »
April 25, 2010 10:54 PM
Families who've lost their children gathered Sunday afternoon to remember the loved ones who left this life too soon. "We hope that it's another step in the healing process for families." explains Memorial Health Systems Chaplain Michelle Todd.
Daniel Regalado and Brooke Ruth know the pain all too well.... more »
April 8, 2010 2:21 PM
Two large dogs in Southern California chewed off a 6-month-old's testicles after his mother left the baby alone strapped in a baby carrier on the floor.
It happened Saturday in Murrieta where police there say the 22-year-old mother was at a friend's apartment in Riverside County and had left... more »
April 5, 2010 12:21 PM
A startling analysis says low U.S. breast-feeding rates are linked with hundreds of infant deaths and billions of dollars in medical costs each year. It says the lives of nearly 900 babies and $13 billion could be saved annually -- if 90 percent of U.S. women breast-fed their babies for... more »
March 29, 2010 7:21 PM
A Colorado Springs man will spend 25 years behind bars, for leaving his son brain-damaged. 25-year-old Michael Anthony Douglas received the sentence Monday, after he was convicted of abuse in January.
Authorities say Douglas hit his son back in 2007, when he was less than a month old. The... more »
February 17, 2010 5:35 PM
The makers of children's products are hearing a stern warning from one of the nation's top safety officials. The head of the Consumer Product Safety Commission says the makers of toys, cribs and other children's products need to put safety first. If not, she says, they'll face possible fines, lawsuits... more »
February 15, 2010 11:59 AM
A Thurston County, Washington 911 dispatcher helped save his own son's life.
On February 4, Chris Scott's wife Janna called 911 because their 6 month-old son Jacob was choking. He was unconscious and had stopped breathing.
The dispatcher who answered was her husband. The couple recognized each other's... more »
January 23, 2010 1:05 PM
Doctors have determined severe gum disease lead to the death of a fetus in California two years ago.
A mother, during her pregnancy, had excessive bleeding in her gums, which is a symptom of pregnancy-associated gingivitis . Sadly, she delivered a full-term, but stillborn baby. Doctors later linked bacteria... more »
January 21, 2010 8:29 AM
A 2-month-old boy has died after he stopped breathing on a United Airlines flight that made an emergency landing in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee County sheriff's Sgt. Philip Wentzel said Thursday the infant was with his parents on a flight from Detroit to Denver Wednesday afternoon when he stopped breathing. Wentzel... more »
January 18, 2010 12:45 PM
A tiny Haitian infant is recovering at Miami's Jackson Memorial Hospital after being pulled from the rubble in Port Au Prince. The little girl was found four days after the quake.
Doctors who first examined her say several of her ribs are broken, but they expect her to make... more »
December 24, 2009 2:56 PM
The lights are up, the house is decorated, and the presents are wrapped but for Joanna Christmas, Robbie Christmas and little Trey Christmas the real gift this holiday won't be under tree.
It will come from the maternity ward. The Christmas family of Virginia is expecting a little girl... more »
November 12, 2009 8:26 PM
Parents are behind bars after being accused of the attempted first degree murder of their daughter.
Back in July, a nine-month-old girl was treated at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs with extensive injuries.
At the time, the injuries to the child were suspicious and Colorado Springs Police were... more »
November 12, 2009 12:15 PM
A Colorado Springs couple has been arrested for allegedly abusing their 9-month old baby girl. Amanda Sims and Jesse Lee Kaizen, both 23, are charged with attempted first degree murder in the case.
Their 9-month-old baby was taken to Memorial Hospital in July with, what police call, extensive injuries.... more »
October 16, 2009 12:30 PM
A miraculous story out of Melbourne, Australia where a baby survives a freak train accident. The six-month old was buckled in a stroller when it slipped away from the mother unnoticed.
The stroller fell off the train platform and into the path of an oncoming train. The child and... more »
October 12, 2009 10:36 AM
A Colorado baby has been denied health insurance because he's too big. 3 month-old Alex Lange's height and weight put him in the 99th percentile for size according to CDC guidelines.
His mother, Kelli Lange, says that's why he was turned down for health coverage. Insurance standards say if... more »
September 25, 2009 3:31 PM
Four people have been hospitalized with swine flu in Pueblo this month, including one person who's in intensive care on a ventilator. The Pueblo City-County Health Department reports that all of the people hospitalized are young--ranging in age from an infancy to young adulthood. All were healthy before catching the... more »
September 24, 2009 10:04 AM
The makers of Tylenol announced a voluntary recall affecting some of the company's children's and infants' formulas.
The products were made between April and June of 2008. Recalled are certain batches of Children's Tylenol and Tylenol Infant Drops. Retailer Sam's Club sent out recall letters to more than 300,000... more »
September 1, 2009 1:22 PM
A baby had all the toes of his left foot chewed off by a Pit Bull, according to the Onslow County, North Carolina Sheriff's Office.
Lawmen say the baby could lose his foot.
The mother said she never heard the baby cry out and only discovered the injury... more »