CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 6, 1992 |
A deputy coroner's suspicions after a baby's death in 1990 spawned an investigation that concluded Wednesday when authorities charged a Colton woman with killing two of her infants and attempting to murder a third. Tabitha Hoffman, 23, pleaded not guilty to the charges in San Bernardino Municipal Court, and was being held without bail pending a preliminary hearing later this month.
June 5, 1993 |
A man licensed to care for disabled boys was charged with felony child endangerment after a mother said she found them unattended, dirty and sunburned in a yard with a pit bull. One of the four boys, tied to a chair with a T-shirt, was covered with ants and flies, police said. The home's operator told police he had been out jogging.
October 22, 1997 |
They were put down for their morning nap Tuesday, but after their mother apparently dozed off, the two precocious toddlers slipped out of their apartment and set off to where the sisters had never dared go before--to where they would tragically die.
November 7, 1997 |
Prosecutors announced Thursday that they will not file criminal child endangerment charges against Jackie Robles, the mother of two young girls who were struck and killed by a Metrolink train last month. The mother had tested positive after the accident for the use of methamphetamine, said Richard Maxwell, chief deputy in the San Bernardino County district attorney's office. But Maxwell said experts could not tell when Robles took the drugs, or what effect they had on her Oct.
October 24, 1997 |
Prosecutors on Thursday declined to file criminal charges against the mother who slept while her two young daughters wandered out of the house and were struck and killed by a Metrolink train. Jackie Robles was released from a San Bernardino County jail to family members who immediately cloaked her in a black jacket and rushed her into a waiting van and away from the news media glare.