Tag: parents

4-year-old boy loses parents to COVID-19 just 100 days apart

November 15, 2020
A San Antonio boy who will turn 5 years old this month has been left an orphan after the coronavirus claimed both his parents within 100 days of each other, according to a report. “He misses his mom since he was a mama’s boy,” his grandmother, Rozie Salinas, told NBC News on Saturday about Raiden

Alabama parents get jail time for locking adopted son in basement

November 14, 2020
An Alabama couple will serve just two years in prison for inflicting horrific abuse on their adoptive son — including locking him in a basement for 23 hours a day and nearly starving him to death. Richard Kelly, 60, and his wife Cynthia, 51, were sentenced Thursday in Shelby County to the maximum allowed under

Parents Are Worried About Schools. Are the Candidates?

October 22, 2020
Communities large and small are battling over whether and how to reopen schools closed since March. Superintendents are warning of drastic budget cuts on the horizon, teachers’ unions are calling for standardized tests to be canceled for a second straight year and millions of children are learning remotely, with little evaluation of the impact on