Police in Elizabeth, N.J. were searching Tuesday for a grandmother who suffers from dementia, who vanished with her two young granddaughters.
A fire on Long Island could have ended in tragedy, as a grandmother and her grandson were sleeping as it broke out.
A grandmother had been missing for nearly two days Monday night, after disappearing from her home in Yonkers.
A woman was arrested in Suffolk County early Saturday, after being caught driving while intoxicated with her 7-year-old granddaughter in the car.
The 17-year-old unlicensed driver accused of striking and killing a 4-year-old girl and injuring her grandmother on the Upper West Side was in court Wednesday night to answer to serious charges.
With the holiday season underway there are a lot of kids out there who are expecting a lot of presents. There are also a lot of parents who are wondering how they can avoid drama when their children don’t get everything that they want.
Velez, 35, was taken into custody and is being questioned regarding Tuesday’s killing of 73-year-old Julia Hernandez.
Prosecutors said the child’s mother sprayed the child with rum and set her on fire in June 2009 to rid her daughter of evil spirits, while the grandmother doused the girl with water and put her to bed without seeking medical help.
Sylvenie Thessier of Queens faces three years in prison under a plea deal.