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A Tampa woman with a young child in tow was accused of collecting items in Walmart in a purported effort to cause an explosion in the store.

On the evening of January 11, Emily Stallard and a child whose relation to her has not been made public visited Walmart in Tampa and reportedly spent over 60-minutes walking through the aisles of the store collecting items.

Stallard and the child caught the eye of a security guard working in the store, and he allegedly watched as they both grabbed and opened many items including packages of nails, ethanol, and matches.

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A 60-year-old woman has been accused of child endangerment after the 4-year-old she was in charge was reportedly discovered naked outside of his apartment building while his caretaker was allegedly passed out drunk.

A New Philadelphia, Pennsylvania mother, and her 4-year-old son have been neighbors with a 60-year-old woman for the past year.

On January 13, the mother reportedly asked her neighbor to babysit her child while she would be away from home, and the woman accepted the request.

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When the authorities showed up at a man’s residence to detain him he reportedly acted in a manner that caused them to employ their tasers, and he allegedly used his 11-year-old son as a shield to protect himself from the shocks.

Just after 11:00 am on February 9, officers with the Pennsylvania State Police went to a home in Reade Township in an effort to serve a man with a warrant and take him into custody.

As they attempted to locate the man, 35-year-old Daniel Taylor, the authorities said they discovered he was in the attic of the dwelling and they purported that he placed himself there in an attempt to hide from them.

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The mother of a 5-year-old is being held legally accountable after her son was discovered in the washing machine while it was turned on.

30-year-old Heather Oliver and her family reside in Elwood, Indiana.

On August 16, Oliver reportedly woke up and got out of bed around 9:00 am, and began her morning after she thought she spotted her son asleep in his room.

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Dustin Adkins, 34, is a father who was convicted for an incident involving a gun he was showing someone that went off by accident. The bullet penetrated a wall, striking and killing a 13-year-old girl.

As a part of Adkins’ probation, the man has been prohibited from gun ownership.

On December 7, Adkins and 4 children, including his daughter, went into the forest with two rifles and two handguns and headed to a place people regularly use to shoot at targets.

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A Florida man allegedly left a young boy by himself on the side of the road near a police department after becoming convinced that the boy was gay.

On the evening of December 1, a person notified the authorities after they allegedly witnessed a man and a young boy inside a vehicle on the highway that runs in front of the Haines City Police Department. The witness alleged that the child got out of the car at the side of the road, as the driver made a U-turn and left the area and left the child without supervision.

The police department was closed at the time, and an officer found the child when he went to the location to investigate the report made by the concerned citizen.

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The mother of a 7-year-old girl in North Carolina was taken into custody after one of her relatives called the authorities and claimed that the child was being abused.

26-year-old Thao Thanh Nguyen and her 7-year-old daughter live in High Point, North Carolina.

On November 25, the High Point Police Department was notified by one of Nguyen’s family members who informed the authorities that they believed the woman was physically abusing her child.

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The father of a 5-year-old has been accused of leaving his daughter at a haunted house for several hours without anyone to care for her.

On Halloween night, 35-year-old Charles Shawntay Jones reportedly brought his 5-year-old daughter to a Merritt Island, Florida, haunted house attraction.

Instead of accompanying the child, Jones allegedly departed from the location leaving the young girl to fend for herself inside the spooky residence.

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A woman who believed her husband might have been cheating on her allegedly beat him with two plastic Nerf guns while their kids were present.

40-year-old Anh Thi Pham and her husband of 12-years have four children, and they all live together in West Monroe.

On September 30, Pham and her husband were reportedly arguing because the woman suspected he was engaging in extramarital activity with another woman.

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The mother and father of four children are facing charges after the authorities stumbled upon the family allegedly residing in an extremely dirty manner that was deemed unfit for living.

On September 16, deputies with the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office were sent to the London, Kentucky, home where Christopher and Brandy Bowling live with their four children in order to serve them with paperwork involving an eviction.

When the door was answered at the Bowling home, the deputies went inside and reportedly immediately noticed the excessively unclean condition of the interior. It was reported that rotten food and garbage was present from wall to wall, and one of the deputies at the scene said he was unbelievably disturbed by the state of the home.