Articles Tagged With ‘Children’




Lompoc woman arrested for letting toddler freeze

Lompoc police arrested a 27-year-old woman after finding her one-and-a-half-year-old child barefoot with feet that had turned blue. The child was freezing, malnourished and dehydrated, police say. [KCOY] Officers responded to the corner of Ocean and I streets after a... (Continue reading)

Driver hits mom pushing stroller in Lompoc

A mother narrowly avoided tragedy in Lompoc Wednesday morning when a driver failed to avoid the woman and her baby. The driver collided with both the mother and the stroller holding her 11-month-old child. [KEYT] The mother was pushing the... (Continue reading)

6 elementary students hit by car in Orcutt

An Alice Shaw Elementary School student was airlifted to the hospital after a 91-year-old woman crashed her car into six second-grade students who were standing in the lunch line. At about 11:45 a.m., the elderly woman was attempting to pick... (Continue reading)

San Miguel man allegedly molested girls as young as 1

A 58-year-old San Miguel man, whom deputies arrested earlier this month on child molestation charges, allegedly molested a total of at least 12 girls. The victims ranged in age from one to 12 years old, according to the San Luis... (Continue reading)

Two kids stuck by a needle in Morro Bay creek

Two children were pricked by a needle on Saturday while playing in a Morro Bay Creek that is frequented by the local homeless population. It is not yet clear whether the kids contracted anything from the needle. During soccer games... (Continue reading)

Child abuse charges filed against three police officers

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office filed child abuse charges against three officers who allegedly mistreated teens at a boot camp held at Camp San Luis Obispo in May. Prosecutors filed multiple counts of battery, cruelty to a... (Continue reading)

Oceano murder victim leaves two children behind

The Oceano woman who was stabbed to death on Sunday was the mother of two young children. Patty Merino attended Arroyo Grande High School before graduating from Santa Barbara Business College in 2011, according to her Facebook page. At the... (Continue reading)

Felon photographs kids in Nipomo, then flees

An Arroyo Grande felon carrying drugs, ammo and a gun took photos of children playing in a Nipomo yard Friday morning, then led sheriff’s deputies on a high-speed chase. Around 9:30 a.m., the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s office received... (Continue reading)

Dollars or sense for Carroll family children?

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN Editor’s Note: This is the last of a three-part exclusive series detailing how three children were taken from their parents and placed in a home with a man now accused of sexual assault. Find... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man arrested for felony child abuse

Paso Robles Police arrested the father of a 2-year-old girl Wednesday on felony child abuse charges. The mother of the child and her live in boyfriend, Francisco Javier Chavez, 27, provided information about how the child had received multiple fractures... (Continue reading)