Child Death

Officials investigate child death at Queens homeless shelter. (credit: CBS 2)

Woman Charged In 4-Year-Old Girl’s Death At Queens Homeless Shelter

Lanaysah Meraldo, 4, was found unconscious and unresponsive Thursday afternoon at a facility on 134th Street in Briarwood.

10/24/2014

Lacey Spears is accused of killing her son, Garnett, by feeding him lethal levels of salt. (Credit: Westchester County District Attorney's Office)

Accused Child Killer Lacey Spears Appears In White Plains Court

A Westchester mother accused of fatally poisoning her 5-year-old son faced a judge Wednesday.

10/15/2014

Lacey Spears is accused of killing her son, Garnett, by feeding him lethal levels of salt. (Credit: Westchester County District Attorney's Office)

Experts: Case Of Accused Child Killer Lacey Spears May Shed Light On Munchausen By Proxy

Experts said the case of a mother accused of poisoning her 5-year-old son to death with salt appears be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy.

07/19/2014

Ashlee And Myls Dobson (credit: Handout)

Mother Speaks Out After Woman Charged In Death of 4-Year-Old Boy

Myls Dobson died Wednesday after police found him unconscious in a bathroom at the Ritz Plaza building on West 48th Street.

01/10/2014

A 4-year-old boy was found dead in this Midtown apartment building on Jan. 8, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Midtown Babysitter Arrested After Death Of 4-Year-Old Myls Dobson

Police have arrested a Manhattan woman after a 4-year-old boy died in her care Wednesday.

01/09/2014

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Police Probe Death Of Boy, 5, In The Bronx

Police on Saturday were investigating the death of a 5-year-old boy who was found unresponsive in the Bronx.

11/30/2013