child neglect

5 Arrested for Endangering Children in Mandan

Police went to a home Tuesday for a welfare check and say they found five children under age 7 who were filthy.

MANDAN, N.D.–Five people have been arrested on child endangerment and child neglect charges in Mandan and two of them are also accused of dealing drugs. Police went to a home Tuesday for a welfare check and say they found five children under age 7 who were filthy. Four more children live in the home, but were at school. The five…

Mandan Woman Sentenced to Probation for Child Neglect

Twenty-six-year-old Hope Althoff pleaded guilty to three felony counts of child neglect Monday.

MANDAN, N.D.– A Mandan woman has been sentenced to two years of probation for neglecting children in her care. Prosecutors say the three children, all under 8, were unsupervised in a dirty house where they had access to guns and knives. Twenty-six-year-old Hope Althoff pleaded guilty to three felony counts of child neglect Monday and misdemeanor animal neglect in South…

Father Sentenced For Leaving Son Alone In Woods As Punishment

32-year-old Gregory Wilson was sentenced for gross misdemeanor child neglect

ST. PETER, MN — A St. Peter, Minnesota man has been sentenced to one month in jail for leaving his 5-year-old son alone in the woods as punishment. 32-year-old Gregory Wilson was sentenced for gross misdemeanor child neglect. He pleaded guilty in May. Authorities say Wilson and his girlfriend abandoned the boy in a wooded area south of St. Peter…

Mandan Couple Arrested After Children were Found in Filthy Conditions

The children, all under 8, were in need of bathing and one was naked.

MANDAN, N.D. – Police have arrested a Mandan couple after three children were found in filthy conditions with unsecured guns and knives within reach. Police went to the home last week to check on the children’s welfare and say they found a 33-year-old man asleep in a shed, apparently under the influence of drugs. Officers also arrested a 26-year-old woman…

Western North Dakota Man Accused Of Killing His Baby

James Miller Jr. was arrested last week for negligent homicide and child neglect

MCKENZIE COUNTY, ND — An Arnegard, North Dakota man is charged in the death of his 7-month-old child in August. James Miller Jr. was arrested last week for negligent homicide and child neglect. His bond has been set at $50,000 cash. The baby’s grandparents, James Miller Sr. and Vicki Miller, also face felony child neglect counts. All three family members…

Man Charged in Death of Baby Reaches Plea Deal To Amended Charges

Spencer Foner has pleaded guilty to a charge of negligent homicide

FARGO, ND — A West Fargo man has reached a plea deal in the drowning death of his 8-month-old baby. Spencer Foner has pleaded guilty to a charge of negligent homicide. He had been charged in the spring with manslaughter and child neglect. The child neglect charge was dismissed. A sentencing date has not yet been set. West Fargo police say…

Fargo Mother Charged With Child Neglect

Court documents accuse Clara Nissko of leaving the child for 20 minutes in 84-degree weather in September while she was in Walmart in Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) _ A Fargo woman is charged with child neglect after authorities say she left her baby alone in a hot SUV while she shopped. Court documents accuse Clara Nissko of leaving the child for 20 minutes in 84-degree weather in September while she was in Walmart in Fargo. Police were called after several people heard the baby…

Fargo Woman in Custody after Barricading Her Children in Her Home

Marian Jasinski is currently in custody at the Cass County Jail

FARGO, N.D. — A Fargo woman is in custody after she allegedly barricaded her two children in her home. Officers went to perform a welfare check at Marian Jasinski’s home since one of her children had not been in school. Police found two children hiding under bedsheets, and Jasinski hiding in the closet. She was arrested for open warrants and is…

Bail Is Set For Mom Who “Forgot” Where Her Baby Was

Justice Lange was charged Thursday with manslaughter and child neglect after her 4-month-old baby Tyr was found dead

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A Carrington woman who claimed she forgot where she placed her baby makes her first court appearance on manslaughter charges. A Southeast District Court judge set bail for 25-year-old Justice Lange at $250,000. Lange was charged Thursday with manslaughter and child neglect after her 4-month-old baby, Tyr, was found dead Saturday near a slough in rural Woodworth,…

Mother Of Baby Found Dead Charged With Manslaughter

An initial court appearance in Jamestown is set for Thursday for 25-year-old Justice Lange

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — The mother who said she forgot where her baby was located has been charged with manslaughter and child neglect. An initial court appearance in Jamestown is set for Thursday morning for 25-year-old Justice Lange of Carrington. Her 4-month-old baby was found dead near a slough in rural Woodworth, North Dakota on Saturday. Lange was found by a…