APM tablets
Courtesy of Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha
Mike DeNardo
March 30, 2020 - 3:21 pm
Staffers from the Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha (APM) dropped off tablets to the homes of more than 600 3- to 5-year-olds, who would normally be at one of the nonprofit's four preschool centers, but the schools are closed due to coronavirus. Read more here.
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IKEA dresser lawsuit
Matt Rourke/AP
Andrew Kramer
January 06, 2020 - 7:23 pm
A Philadelphia law firm and IKEA have come to terms years after a toddler was fatally injured by a toppled dresser — and it’s believed to be the largest settlement amount ever in a child wrongful death suit. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
October 20, 2019 - 5:19 pm
Philadelphia police said a 2-year-old girl has been killed in a triple shooting in the city's Kensington section, on the 3300 block of Water St.
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Child Stuck In Baggage Belt
Hartsfield-Jackson Airport via CNN
July 25, 2019 - 11:52 am
By Madeline Holcombe (CNN) — A toddler was injured after he climbed onto a baggage conveyor belt behind a ticket counter at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson airport and rode it all the way to the TSA bag room, authorities said. Edith Vega said she put her son down to print her boarding pass at the...
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Freedom of the Seas cruise ship
Mike Derer/AP, file
July 22, 2019 - 5:35 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There are "a million things" the cruise company could have done to prevent the death of an 18-month-old Indiana girl who fell to her death from an open window on a cruise ship in Puerto Rico, the toddler's mother said in an interview broadcast Monday. Speaking publicly for the...
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Assistant Prosecutor Elizabeth Vogelsong is shown standing, with defense attorney Kim Schultz seated in the background.
David Madden/KYW Newsradio
David Madden
February 19, 2019 - 1:32 pm
BRIDGETON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There was a brief detention hearing for a Cumberland County woman charged with the murder of her toddler son earlier this month in the family home in Bridgeton. The mother did not attend. Nakira Griner, 24, was allowed to skip the hearing, given she’s on suicide...
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About 33,600 Cat & Jack Unicorn "Chiara" Boots have been recalled.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Rachel Kurland
February 13, 2019 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Target is recalling a pair of toddler boots from its Cat & Jack line due to a possible choking hazard. About 33,600 Cat & Jack Unicorn "Chiara" Boots have been recalled after reports of the unicorn horn detaching from the shoe. Four consumers reported the...
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February 12, 2019 - 3:30 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you have children between the ages of 2 and 5, the odds are pretty high that they are spending a lot of time watching TV or interacting with computer...
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Nora Boyle, 35, and Gregory Searl, 42
Upper Darby Police Department
Tim Jimenez
February 06, 2019 - 10:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Upper Darby police say the parents of the 16-month-old boy who ingested bags of drugs earlier this week, turned themselves in Wednesday morning. Police superintendant Mike Chitwood says Nora Boyle, 35, and Gregory Searl, 42, are now facing child endangerment and drug...
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Milwaukee bus driver rescues lost infant on freeway overpass
Milwaukee County Transit System
January 11, 2019 - 10:39 am
By Christina Zdanowicz, CNN (CNN) -- A Milwaukee bus driver went above the call of duty when she stopped to save an unlikely would-be passenger: a toddler. Irena Ivic was driving on a freeway overpass when she spotted a barefoot toddler, Milwaukee County Transit System spokesman Matt Sliker said...
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