ST. LOUIS — Two St. Louis day care workers are facing felony charges after preschool children in their care were encouraged to fight each other. St. Louis prosecutors charged 28-year-old Mickala Guliford and 22-year-old Tena Dailey with first-degree endangering a child. A summons was issued Monday. CBS affiliate KMOV reports police are searching for the women, and neither is in custody. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports charging documents allege the two women encouraged the fistfights on Dec. 7, 2016. The fights were caught on video. They allegedly lasted 35 minutes and involved at least six children. The children each had a padded glove on one hand. One 4-year-old suffered a black eye and other injuries. Mothers of two children are suing the Adventure Learning Center. Both workers were fired after the incident. They were initially arrested, but charges reportedly weren't pursued by the St. Louis Circuit Attorney's office. A spokeswoman for the office told KTVI and … [Read more...] about Day care workers charged after toddlers seen in “fight club” video
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A WOMAN has been accused of leaving a racist letter with her new neighbours claiming the sight of their black child is bad for her health. Deborah Cantwell allegedly sent the slur riddled note after realising the family who had recently moved in were African-American. Amy Howell Pundt came home to find the vile screed at her home in Greentown, Indiana on October 12. The letter read: “No N****** wanted in this neighbourhood. “THIS IS A WHITE NEIGHBOURHOOD – some people find n****** Stressful due 33 years of NEGATIVE experience and it causes serious health issues – ANXIETY AND STRESS.” The letter continued: “I am under strict order to remain stress free – cannot be stress free if I have to look at the n***** kid day in day out….” According to a GoFundMe campaign for the family, the boy is mixed-race, but his age is unclear. Cantwell, 63, is now facing criminal charges of intimidation and criminal mischief, after admitting she wrote … [Read more...] about White woman ‘writes racist note to neighbours saying sight of their “n*****” child is bad for her health’
Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Oct. 26, 2018 / 4:01 PM GMT By Maggie Fox Getting repeated flu vaccines year after year doesn’t reduce their effectiveness in children and, in fact, may boost immunity against some influenza strains, researchers reported Friday. Their findings, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, should reassure parents and doctors worried after reports suggested getting vaccines every year might reduce immunity. The new study of more than 3,000 children found that kids who were vaccinated every year were less likely to get flu than unvaccinated kids. The multiple vaccinations tended to boost protection against one common flu strain: influenza B. “In no case was repeated vaccination associated with lower effectiveness than vaccination in the current season only,” Sarah Cobey, who studies the body’s immune … [Read more...] about Repeat flu vaccinations don’t hurt kids and might help boost immunity, study finds
PUBLISHED: 12:30 12 October 2018 Ellena Cruse As well as learning posistive skills, participants can compete in competitions and go out on socials. Picture: GatorABC Archant For more than 60 years a boxing club has been helping young people in the borough, but now it needs yours. Gator's Kane Singh Bassi celebrates his win at HarlowGatorABC is a group for eight to 30-year-olds that instils odd fashion values of discipline, punctuality, respect for others and self-control. It said it provides an alternative to hanging out on street corners and getting involved in trouble for no reason and it encourages young people to learn something positive. Chairman, floor sweeper and toilet cleaner Keith Markham, said the club is run on DBS checked volunteers and despite fundraising, it desperately needs sponsorship in any guise to keep going in Fowler Road, Hainault.“This group is a lifeline for a lot of children and keeps them off the streets and give them a … [Read more...] about ‘Put down the knives and put on the gloves’ Hainault Boxing clubs needs funds to help young people
(CNN)The auction took place on a mild Wisconsin morning. Yet, standing in front of an expectant crowd, 15-year-old Waylon Klitzman was sweating. "I was nervous," he told CNN. "I'm not that guy that talks to a lot of people. I'm not really a very good social guy." He self-consciously hoisted a sign with his hog's picture as an auctioneer shouted a gibbering flow of syllables only seasoned livestock bidders understand. Waylon Klitzman and Roo the hog at the family farm in Evansville, Wisconsin. Waylon called his hog "Roo." The farm boy was not sentimental about the animal he raised. But he cared deeply about his favorite teacher and hoped the money from Roo's sale would help her family fight cancer. Within ten minutes, the pig was sold -- four times and raised $10,000. Read More It defies logic. It's not traditional agribusiness; it's traditional Middle-American goodwill. Here's what happened. It started with a teacher ... Waylon's mom, Dawn Klitzman, describes her son … [Read more...] about A teen wanted to auction off a pig for a cancer charity. Buyers kept returning it so he could sell it over and over.