April 23, 2008 |
A postal worker is credited with saving a 1-year-old girl by catching her after she fell out of a second-story window in Albany. Lisa Harrell was delivering mail to a home when she noticed a baby in an open window above the front door. Harrell said the next thing she knew, the baby fell into her arms. Paramedics checked the baby and found no injuries. No charges were filed against the mother.
May 19, 2012 |
Lorex's newest video monitor thinks small -- baby small. The Live View Video Baby Monitor lets caregivers keep an eye and ear on little ones, and with its light weight and easy interface, is a good bet for trips. The parent unit has a bright 2.4-inch LCD screen and a stand that doubles as a belt clip. In the dark, the camera switches to black and white night vision. Up to three additional video camera units can be added to the system, so caregivers can monitor up to four rooms.
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August 23, 2011 |
Orange police were looking for leads Monday night after a baby was in critical condition from being thrown or dropped off a parking structure at Children's Hospital Orange County. "We want to get our hands on the suspects," Sgt. Dan Adams told The Times. He described the incident as a "horrific crime. " A passerby saw the baby, who is believed to be 1 to 3 months old, falling from the second story or higher of the parking structure and called 911, Adams said. He said investigators were at the hospital viewing surveillance video and interviewing people to develop leads.
April 30, 2012 |
Model and reality television host Heidi Klum is adding another notch to her resume -- this time designing baby wear and accessories for the Babies R Us chain. The collection, dubbed "Truly Scrumptious by Heidi Klum," will include a "trend-right" assortment of furniture, decor, apparel and other "affordable luxuries for little ones" that will be in stores and online this fall, the company said in a statement. Klum, a mother of four, joins a roster of other celebrity moms and high-wattage designers who have parlayed their star power into the kids' market.
January 24, 2008 |
Oxygen ignited inside a special hood worn by a newborn in a hospital, burning the boy's head and face and leaving him in critical condition. The baby was lying in an open-topped bassinet under a warmer at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids when the accident happened, officials said. The ignition source had not been determined.
December 13, 2001
Your Dec. 11 front-page picture showing the haunting face of Shannon Spann cradling her baby while following her husband's coffin hit me in the gut. (He was CIA officer Johnny "Mike" Spann, who was killed in Afghanistan.) It speaks more eloquently of the tragedy of war than a thousand-word essay. Robert Hallock Palm Desert
November 27, 2008 |
A national consumers group and the Illinois attorney general demanded a Food and Drug Administration recall of several major brands of infant formula in which traces of melamine were detected. The FDA reiterated that the baby food was safe and that the extremely low levels of contamination did not present a health danger.
May 6, 1989 |
The parents of a 6-week-old girl whose body was found in a trash barrel in Missouri are suspects in the death, investigators said Friday. Robert and Paula Sims had told authorities the baby, Heather, was abducted in the same manner as another infant daughter three years ago, who also was found dead. "The focus of the investigation is now leading to the parents," said Detective Sgt. Rick McCain of the Alton Police Department. "An arrest is forthcoming," he said, without indicating exactly when.
June 30, 2011 |
Tengku Azmil has been engaging in a lot of baby talk lately. And so have more than 600 readers of this blog , but more on that later. The Malaysia Airlines chief executive, whom you can find on Twitter as @tengkuazmil, has been bombarded with questions in the Twitter-sphere this week about the pros and cons of the airline's policy of banning infants from first-class cabins. "We already hand out noise canx headphones in 1st class. They don't work so well for babies crying," he tweeted in response to an inquiry.
October 20, 1985
In response to Max Shapiro's letter (Oct. 3) regarding "Baby on Board" signs, I strongly take offense to his own "chutzpah." I am a parent with a "Baby on Board" sign boldly displayed in the rear window of my car. In my neighborhood, tailgating, speeding, reckless driving and "non-signalers" are abundant. I fear for the life of my child every time we get into the car. I feel that if the sign makes one impatient driver think twice about playing "chicken" with me and my child, then I could not care less what Shapiro and other intolerant drivers think.