Articles tagged with: children

29 October 2014

Identity theives: targeting children

Posted in U.S. & World News

Brooksfield, Fla. -- (WFLA)  Authorities are issuing a new warning for parents about thieves targeting children. They're using synthetic IDs. Thieves somehow steal children's Social Security number ...

20 October 2014

Free event: Cyber Crime in Jackson County

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and the Southern Oregon High Tech Crimes Task Force are hosting a free forum for the public about how to deal with online predators and childre ...

07 July 2014

Mom copies '50s Copppertone ad, banned from Facebook

Posted in U.S. & World News

Hickory, N.C. -- (KGW) Do you remember that old famous Coppertone ad from the 50s, where the little girl's bathing suit was being pulled down by a dog? Would you call that pornographic? Apparently, ...

05 June 2014

Banning food stamp purchases of soda may help decrease obesity

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

Stanford, Calif. -- Banning food stamp purchases of soda and other sugary drinks could cause a major drop in obesity and diabetes among the poor. That's the finding of a new study published in the A ...

19 May 2014

Study shows children with less sleep may be at risk for obesity

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

NBC News -- Children who don't get enough sleep may be at an increased risk for obesity. Researchers used parent surveys to assess children's sleep patterns throughout early childhood. By the age of ...

02 May 2014

8-year-old Richmond boy killed trying to save sister from rapist

Posted in U.S. & World News

Richmond, Va. -- (WWBT) - Richmond Police have a warrant for the arrest of a teen in connection with a brutal South Richmond murder and rape.  Sources say the teen is being evaluated at the Tucker ...

01 May 2014

Oregon Department of Human Services roll out new child welfare model

Posted in Local, Regional

The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) Child Welfare Program announced today that three counties are beginning the statewide rollout of a new child protection system designed to keep more chi ...

28 March 2014

Community helps Medford toddler waiting for kidney transplant

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- On the outside Helen Lynn, who's turning three in May, acts like any other almost three year old. However her life is a lot different than other kids her age. "Unfortunately Helen n ...

27 March 2014

New report shows more cases of child autism

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Regional, Health

Medford, Ore. -- New numbers from the Center for Disease Control show an increase in autism spectrum disorder in children. According to the CDC one in 68 U.S. children has autism compared to one in ...

27 March 2014

E-Cigarettes and their hidden dangers

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

Oklahoma City, Okla. -- (KFOR)  The number of kids getting their hands on liquid nicotine used to refill e-cigarettes and being rushed to the emergency room grows each year. Ren Gaulrapp's 4- year- ...