January 19, 2018

Girl who died of cancer left note for grieving family

Athena Orchard

On May 28, 13-year-old British schoolgirl Athena Orchard tragically lost her battle with the bone cancer osteosarcoma, which had affected her spine, left shoulder and head. Yet her devastated family has received a small degree of solace from what Athena secretly left behind: a 3,000-word note written on the back of her bedroom mirror, in black… Read more

CA girl sucked under train while retrieving phone

Jenna Betti

A California girl was sucked under a freight train and killed while retrieving her cell phone from the tracks this weekend. Jenna Betti, 14, was hanging out on the tracks with her boyfriend near Martinez on Sunday evening. The train crew of the eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway freighter said they saw the teens jump out of the… Read more

Jahi McMath may be transferred to second facility

Jahi McMath

A California court hearing concluded Friday with the family of Jahi McMath — a 13-year-old girl on a ventilator who has been declared dead by doctors — and a hospital agreeing on a protocol for the release of the girl to another facility. Read more..

Teens save abducted girl

Temar Boggs

Two hours after she was abducted from the front yard of her apartment complex, 5-year-old Jocelyn Rojas of Pennsylvania was found safe—by two teenage boys on bicycles. One of the boys, 15-year-old Temar Boggs, is now being hailed as a hero, the Huffington Post reports. Read more

More children die in hot cars this summer

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A two-year-old girl is dead and her sibling and cousin are in critical condition after her parents left the children in a hot car in India because they didn’t want to be bothered with the youngsters while shopping. Read more  

5 Year Old New Delhi Girl Raped, Left for Dead

A second suspect was arrested Monday in the rape of a 5-year-old girl who New Delhi police say was left for dead in a locked room, a case that has brought a new wave of protests against how Indian authorities handle sex crimes. The attack came four months after the fatal gang rape of a… Read more

Baby Born With HIV Cured

A 2 1/2-year-old Mississippi girl is reportedly cured of the disease. Is her case an anomaly, or does it promise a cure for millions of others still infected? Read more

Girl Saves Mother After Diabetes Complications


A fast thinking 9-year-old Illinois girl was able to help guide her mother to safety after the woman suffered a diabetic attack while driving at speeds of up to 70 mph. Read more

Body Believed to Be Missing 10-year-old’s Found


A body believed to be that of missing 5th grader Jessica Ridgeway has been found at the park where she was supposed to meet friends last Friday.  Read more

Missing Girl’s Backpack Found

jessica ridgeway

Jessica Ridgeway walked the same three blocks every morning to meet friends for school but the Colorado 10-year-old never made it to the meeting place last Friday morning. An Amber alert went out soon after and today her backpack and water bottle were reportedly found.  Read more