child neglect

High Risk Sex Offender Has New Fargo Address

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Another high risk sex offender has a new address in Fargo. Police say Steven Gibson is living at 123 15th Street North/Centre. Gibson was convicted in 2016 in Burleigh County for child neglect and solicitation of gross sexual imposition. The victim was known to him. He will have to register for life. Categories: Local News, North…

Thursday is National Wear Blue Day to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect

April 1st marks the first day of National Child Abuse Prevention Month

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Many people around the country are standing together for National Wear Blue Day. April 1st marks the first day of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Wearing blue signifies the pinwheel, which is a statewide symbol for supporting the effort of keeping children in the community safe. Prevent Child Abuse North Dakota Project Manager, Mary Lizakowski explains…

Judge Rejects Plea Deal for Man Accused of Child Neglect

Henry is accused of leaving the children, ages 5, 2 and an infant, home alone in October.

MINOT, N.D.–A judge has rejected a plea agreement for a Minot man accused of leaving his three young children home alone and threatening a convenience store clerk with a knife. The state agreed to the deal which would have dismissed some charges against 27-year-old Christian Joel Henry. Among the charges against Henry are several counts of child neglect. He’s accused…

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…