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A special needs elementary school substitute teacher was accused of child abuse when she allegedly struck one of the children in her class with a book as a disciplinary measure. 

About a month ago, a 25-year-old woman began working as a substitute teacher in a special needs classroom at the Champion Elementary School in Daytona Beach. Two other teachers worked with her in the class since the students often required extra attention. 

According to a witness who also works at the school, the sub was engaging with students when they saw the woman hit a young boy with a book. 

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A woman who worked for a Mississippi daycare center is facing felony charges after she allegedly bit the arm of a toddler in her care at the facility. 

On December 5, a mother brought her toddler to The Kids Company Christ-based childcare center in Laurel. 

When the woman went back and retrieved her youngster in the evening, she noticed that her son had what looked like bite marks on his arm. She believed that he obtained them at the daycare center, and she documented the injuries by taking photos and videos of the area. 

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The husband of a woman who babysits for more than one family was arrested after the authorities alleged that he sexually abused several youngsters while they were in her care.

On December 20, the authorities in Lebanon, Missouri, were alerted by the Missouri Department of Social Services Children’s Division. They were told about a seven-year-old girl’s conversation with her school counselor. The child reportedly said that her babysitter’s husband had forced her to take part in sexual acts.

According to a press release from the Lebanon Police Department, an investigation was opened, and they believed they located the responsible party.

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A couple in Florida was arrested during a traffic stop after the police reportedly found them living in a filthy vehicle with a toddler, and the child was allegedly covered with roaches. 

At approximately 11:30 PM last Tuesday night, officers with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department saw a Chevrolet on the road that was reportedly being driven erratically.  

When they approached the vehicle, the deputies reported that three adults and a toddler were inside. They also noted that the car was littered with empty food containers and other garbage. 

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A middle school bus driver suspected of drinking and driving was taken into custody after he got into an accident while transporting children. 

On December 13, one of the bus drivers from Woodland Community School District 50 in Lake County, Illinois, was driving with seven school children in the vehicle.  

It was reported that when the driver turned a corner, he lost control of the bus and went over the curb. The bus also struck a brick mailbox. 

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A Pennsylvania woman is facing many charges after being pulled over and accused of driving under the influence and allegedly endangering two children. 

Just before midnight on October 28, a woman was driving when an officer noticed that she had a headlight and two headlights out. 

When the officer tried to perform a traffic stop, the driver reportedly veered across the lanes into oncoming traffic and pulled over on the wrong side of the street. 

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A man in Georgia who was allegedly savagely assaulting a youngster was held at gunpoint by a bystander until the authorities arrived. 

According to reports, a 67-year-old man and a young child were in a car in the parking lot at Walmart in Warner Robins, which is about 90 miles from Atlanta.  The man allegedly forcefully yanked the youngster from the vehicle, and the child began to yell. 

A Walmart Auto patron was having his car serviced with an oil change when he reportedly heard the screaming and spotted the man and child. He said he witnessed the man forcefully taking the youngster into the wooded area surrounding the lot. He also reported that he heard the child begging the man not to hit him. 

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A Southern California couple was arrested when they reportedly locked their three children in a room in their apartment, and the dwelling caught on fire while they were out for a walk. 

Around 2:00 AM on November 3, the authorities received a report informing them that an apartment in a multi-unit complex in Burbank was on fire. 

When officers from the Burbank Police Department arrived, they were informed that the neighbors believed there were young children alone and trapped in the burning apartment. 

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A Texas preschool teacher is facing charges and lost her job after four 1-year-olds became ill after allegedly consuming marijuana edibles on Halloween. 

On Halloween, children enrolled at the Primrose School of Prosper were left in the care of their usual 35-year-old preschool teacher. 

During the afternoon, four of the 1-year-old children in the woman’s class started to feel sick, and employees at the school called 911 to report the situation. 

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A New Mexico man was accused of violently attacking and raping his girlfriend before dumping gasoline and bleach all over the room where the incident took place. 

At approximately 2:00 am on September 15, a woman, her boyfriend, and an infant whose relationship to the pair has not been disclosed were in a Northeast Albuquerque apartment together. 

According to reports, the 33-year-old man and his girlfriend began to have sex, but the woman decided she wanted to stop. 

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