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As Heat Wave Bakes Region, A Lesson on Kids and Pets in Cars

Two children in the region have died so far this summer after being left in cars. At least one animal has suffered the same fate.


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2 Charged in Va. After Kids Found in Filthy Camper

A man and a woman face charges in Suffolk after police found two young children covered with bug bites inside a locked and filthy camper trailer.


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Va. Mom Charged With Child Neglect After Kids Found Wandering

After her 3-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son were found wandering alone in the Irongate Way area of Manassas Friday morning, Esmeralda Carolina Acosta Montoya was arrested and charged with two counts of felony child endangerment.


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Woman Accused Of Leaving Infant In Woods

A York County woman faces charges of abandoning her infant daughter in a swampy, wooded area.


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8 Kids, 9 Pets Taken From Va. Home, 2 Women Face Neglect Charges

Two Spotsylvania County women face neglect charges after authorities removed eight children and nine pets from a residence.


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Woman Accused Of Throwing Infant Onto Floor

A Salisbury woman has been accused of grabbing an infant by the hair and throwing him onto the floor.


A 28-year-old Mount Nebo man and his 21-year-old stepdaughter have been charged with incest despite the fact they are not blood relatives and are both above the legal age of consent. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Virginia Woman In Child Neglect Case Faces Sentencing

A northern Virginia woman is facing sentencing for using drywall to barricade her three young daughters into a room.