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  • Megan Huntsman was clear about what she did with six of her newborn babies.
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baby death, utah, national/world
  • Amanda Hein
  • The trial is underway of a woman who has pleaded guilty to a general murder charge in the death of her newborn found in a pub bathroom.
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northampton county news, pennsylvania news, body found, baby death, local/state
  • A woman was sentenced to prison Friday for killing her 6-week-old daughter with morphine delivered through her breast milk.
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south carolina, baby death, national/world
  • A woman working as a live-in housekeeper on Long Island has been arrested and charged with killing her newborn, whose body later was found in a garbage can.
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new york, baby death, national/world
  • The mother of a missing 7-week-old baby whose body was discovered in a ditch has been charged with first-degree murder.
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tennessee, missing children, baby death, national/world
  • Baby found dead in New Castle Co. home
  • New Castle County police are investigating the discovery of a dead baby inside a home.
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  • Baby found dead in Delaware home
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • Authorities say a 3-month-old Ohio girl is dead after she was bitten by the family's dogs.
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ohio, baby death, dog attack, national/world
  • An eastern Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to two to 23 months in prison for giving her baby granddaughter a fatal dose of morphine to ease the baby's teething pain.
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pennsylvania news, berks county news, homicide, baby death, local/state
  • Amanda Hein
  • Prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty in the trial of a woman accused of giving birth in a sports bar bathroom, wrapping the newborn in a plastic bag and hiding him in a toilet tank.
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northampton county news, pennsylvania news, body found, baby death, local/state
  • Prosecutors in eastern Pennsylvania plan to seek the death penalty in the trial of a woman accused of giving birth in a sports bar bathroom, wrapping the newborn in a plastic bag and hiding him in a toilet tank.
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pennsylvania news, baby death, child death, local/state
  • The brother of a man charged with killing his girlfriend's baby is now charged with threatening the lead investigator at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse.
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baby death, kidnapping, media news, pennsylvania news, local/state
  • Angelcare Monitors Inc. is voluntarily recalling 600,000 baby monitors following the death of two infants due to strangulation.
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recall, baby death, children, child death, consumer news
  • A northwest Missouri man is charged with disposing of a baby's body by placing it in a bucket that he then filled with concrete.
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missouri, baby death, national/world
  • Police in Colorado are investigating whether a man suspected of fatally shooting his 19-month-old daughter and then wounding himself posted a photo of himself and his daughter to Facebook shortly before the shootings.
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baby death, colorado, facebook, national/world
  • A man and a 7-month-old boy were fatally shot in an apparent ambush on a New Orleans bridge.
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new orleans, louisiana, baby death, shooting, murder, national/world
  • Amanda Hein
  • An eastern Pennsylvania woman has been ordered to stand trial on charges accusing her of giving birth in a sports bar bathroom, wrapping the newborn in a plastic bag and hiding him in a toilet tank.
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northampton county news, pennsylvania news, body found, baby death, local/state
  • A baby's body was found on a conveyor belt by a worker sorting out cans and plastics at a Southern California recycling center.
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california, baby death, national/world
  • Teen found with fetus in bag at store, NYPD says
  • Police say a dead baby found in a teenage girl's shopping bag at a New York City lingerie store was born alive and then asphyxiated.
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new york city, baby death, teens, national/world
  • Action News Online
  • A woman studying to become a Catholic nun has been charged in the District of Columbia with smothering her newborn son, police said.
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washington, d.c., baby death, religion, national/world
  • Teen found with fetus in bag at store, NYPD says
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • Amanda Hein
  • A woman has been charged with criminal homicide after her dead baby was found in the toilet of a bar in Northampton County.
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  • Amanda Hein
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Annie McCormick
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  • Dead baby found in bars bathroom
  • Officials in northeastern Pennsylvania are investigating after a dead baby was found inside a restaurant bathroom.
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  • Fetus discovered at Northampton Co. restaurant
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Walter Perez
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  • Ummad Rushdi and Hamza Ali
  • Police say in a new court filing they took a small shovel, two pickaxes and computer equipment during a search of the home of a man accused of kidnapping a missing 7-month-old boy.
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pennsylvania news, delaware county news, upper darby, baby death, local/state
  • Ummad Rushdi and Hamza Ali
  • Investigators say they've found some forensic evidence as they search for a 7-month-old boy kidnapped from a Philadelphia-area home by his mother's boyfriend on Sunday.
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pennsylvania news, delaware county news, upper darby, baby death, local/state
  • Ummad Rushdi and Hamza Ali
  • A man accused of kidnapping his girlfriend's 7-month-old son allegedly told a witness he killed the crying child by shaking him.
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pennsylvania news, delaware county news, upper darby, baby death, local/state
  • Ummad Rushdi and Hamza Ali
  • Police in Upper Darby Township, Delaware County say a 7-month-old baby is missing and may be dead.
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  • Ummad Rushdi and Hamza Ali
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Chad Pradelli
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  • Ummad Rushdi and Hamza Ali
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' John Rawlins
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  • Ummad Rushdi and Hamza Ali
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • Authorities say a mechanic working on a car found a baby's body inside a box in the vehicle's trunk at a repair shop in northern Ohio.
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ohio, automobiles, baby death, teens, national/world
  • Edward Doyle
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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baby death, pennsylvania, montgomery county, local/state
  • Edward Doyle
  • A suburban Philadelphia judge has upheld a third-degree murder charge against a man in the death of his infant daughter earlier this year.
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pennsylvania, montgomery county, baby death, local/state
  • A Philadelphia man will spend 5 to 10 years in state prison for the death of a baby in his care.
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baby death, hunting park, philadelphia, local/state
  • The Kermit Gosnell case
  • Click play to watch Vernon Odom's report
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  • Chilean police on Thursday arrested four people accused of burning a baby alive in a ritual.
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chile, baby death, fire, national/world
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Lisa Thomas Laury
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philadelphia, health care, baby death, local/state
  • A West Philadelphia couple has turned the tragic loss of their first child into hope for others.
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philadelphia, health care, baby death, local/state, lisa thomas-laury
  • A Minnesota hospital is apologizing for mishandling a stillborn baby who was discovered at a laundry service.
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minnesota, baby death, national/world
  • The Ohio Parole Board on Wednesday rejected a plea for mercy by a condemned Ohio man who says he intended to rape his girlfriend's 6-month-old daughter but not to kill her.
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ohio, baby death, national/world
  • The Ohio Parole Board is listening to arguments about whether a condemned killer should get clemency.
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ohio, baby death, national/world
  • The lawyer for one of the Georgia teenagers suspected in the shooting death of a baby who was in his stroller on a walk with his mother said Monday his client is "absolutely" not guilty.
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  • The mother of a baby gunned down in his stroller says she has no doubt a teenage suspect is the man who killed her 13-month-old.
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georgia, baby death, shooting, national/world
  • Teddy bears and flowers decorated a church Tuesday as pastors prayed for strength at the funeral of a 6-month-old baby girl killed when a gunman fired at a minivan as she sat on her father's lap.
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chicago, baby death, gangs, shooting, national/world
  • An Arkansas man accused of fatally shaking two of his infant children in separate angry outbursts was charged Thursday with two counts of first-degree murder.
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arkansas, baby death, national/world
  • Edward Doyle
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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pennsylvania, montgomery county, baby death, local/state
  • Edward Doyle
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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pennsylvania, montgomery county, baby death, local/state
  • Edward Doyle
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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pennsylvania, montgomery county, baby death, local/state