Tag: children

Missing Japanese Boy Found Alive [VIDEO]

The Japanese boy who went missing in a bear-filled forest last week has been found alive, officials say. Yamato Tanooka, 7, had been missing for six days after he was abandoned by his parents as a punishment. He was found by Japan’s Self-Defense Forces without injuries, but was taken to a hospital to be evaluated.

8 children found stabbed to death [VIDEO]

Residents of far north Queensland are in shock after the bodies of eight children were found following a multiple stabbing in a suburban Cairns home. The children, aged from 18 months to 15 years, were found this morning in Murray Street, Manoora, where a woman was also located with chest and neck wounds. Police said…

Girl hands out heroin packets at day care thinking it was candy

Delaware state troopers say a 4-year-old girl passed out packets of heroin she found in her mother’s backpack to her day care classmates, thinking they contained candy. The Delaware State Police said in a news release that the girl found the bags Monday in a backpack her mom gave her to use after hers was…

Remains of 3 infants found in trash-filled Massachusetts house

Police discovered the remains of three infants in a trash-filled house in Blackstone, Mass., on Wednesday. Four other children were removed from the same home last month. The cause of death for the infants has not yet been determined, but authorities described the house as filled with feces, bugs and rats. The investigation is ongoing.…

5 children found dead in Alabama woods; father in custody

The bodies of five children were found in woods in Alabama on Tuesday, police said. They are believed to be siblings who were reported missing in South Carolina. The children, ages 1 to 8, went missing with their father a week ago. Authorities said the father is being held in custody in Mississippi.

Unidentified illness sickens more than a thousand children in US

A respiratory illness that has sent more than a thousand children to emergency rooms or clinics in 10 states is likely to become a nationwide problem, doctors said Sunday. Officials suspect the disease is a rare respiratory virus called human enterovirus 68, which mimics the common cold. Doctors say they are not sure how the…

New Boko Haram VIDEO: We’ll Exchange Nigerian Girls For Prisoners

The leader of Nigeria’s Boko Haram said in a video Monday that he would free more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls in exchange for the release of militant prisoners. In a recording obtained by Agence France-Presse, Abubakar Shekau claimed the girls had been converted to Islam. Dozens of girls were shown wearing full veils and praying…

Newborn Rescued After Being Found Trapped In Sewer

A baby boy believed to be just days old has been found in a sewer pipe in a bathroom in China. Firefighters were called to an apartment complex where residents said they could hear the baby’s cries through the pipes. After removing the section of pipe containing the baby, firefighters took him to a nearby…