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A toddler who tested positive for cocaine was reportedly horribly burned by his babysitter, who allegedly denied him medical care for days after the incident occurred.  

38-year-old Natoyia Danelle Barbee lives in Durham, North Carolina. 

At the beginning of July, Barbee had a 2-year-old boy and his two siblings staying at her home. Their mother had gone out of town and left Barbee in charge of the youngsters. 

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A Las Vegas mother and her boyfriend have been accused of abusing her 2-year-old child after he went into cardiac arrest and serious injuries were found on the boy. 

33-year-old Dominque Richard has a 2-year-old son, and she is currently pregnant. The woman has a 32-year-old boyfriend. 

At the end of April, Richard watched as her son’s body suddenly dropped to the floor and he struck his head.  

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An Ohio woman is facing charges after her 3-month-old allegedly tested positive for cocaine during a hospital visit. 

36-year-old Rose Geisler lives in Youngstown, Ohio. She is the mother of a 3-month-old baby. 

On the afternoon of June 8, Geisler was at home relaxing with her son. The baby was in a vehicle child safety seat, and Geisler said he fell asleep. 

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The son of a Utah woman who provides babysitting for a 9-year-old boy has been accused of sexually abusing the child while he was in his mother’s care. 

29-year-old Luis Heredia’s mother babysits for a 9-year-old boy at her home. The woman has surveillance cameras in the living room. 

Heredia was reportedly in the house on occasions when the child was in his mother’s care. 

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The mother of a toddler was arrested for various charges after she reportedly drove under the influence of alcohol with the child in the car, got into an accident, and fled from the scene. 

Early in the morning on June 1, in Unity, Maryland, the driver of an SUV allegedly ran a red light and smashed into another vehicle. 

After the two-vehicle accident occurred, the woman who was reportedly driving the SUV unfastened a youngster from a car seat and quickly left the scene. 

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A mother in Texas lost her job as a deputy and is facing felony charges after being accused of using a taser to abuse her three children.

34-year-old Xochitl Ortiz resides in a home in Houston, Texas. She lives with and financially provides for her three sons, ages 11, 12, and 16.

Ortiz has worked in law enforcement as a deputy constable at the Harris County Constable’s Office for the past two years.

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A Florida woman was arrested after she allegedly put the child she was babysitting inside of a clothes dryer and turned the machine on, causing the boy to get injured. 

It is reported that 35-year-old Amber Christine Chapman babysits for a 4-year-old boy on a regular basis. 

On February 2, after Chapman reportedly provided childcare for the toddler, he was eating dinner with his mom when he told her that he was feeling pain. 

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Former soccer player and Olympic medalist Hope Solo was accused of driving under the influence after she reportedly passed out for over an hour in a running car while her children were with her. 

40-year-old Hope Solo (AKA Hope Stevens) was a U.S. Women’s soccer player for 17 years. She won two Olympic gold medals. She has also been on Dancing with the Stars. 

Solo is married to former NFL tight end Jerramy Stevens, and the couple, who reside in North Carolina, has 2-year-old twin boys. 

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An elementary and middle school teacher is facing charges for allegedly holding a student with his arms pinned behind his back while inviting his classmates to punch him. 

50-year-old Craig Schmeckpeper lives in North Bend. Until recently, he was employed at North Bend Central teaching physical education to elementary and middle school students. According to the school website, he was also the head coach for junior high school football, in addition to assistant varsity track coach. 

Last February, Schmeckpeper was teaching physical education to a class of elementary school students.  

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A mother was arrested after allegedly spending 2 hours gambling inside an adult arcade while her baby was alone in the car with the windows rolled up. 

32-year-old Bionca Lockett is a Florida woman with an infant daughter. 

Early in the afternoon on March 4, Lockett reportedly strapped her child into a car seat and drove her black Nissan Sentra to the Pirates North Arcade in Sebastian. 

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