Pair accused of starving kids until they ate paint off walls

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania couple has pleaded guilty in a case in which prosecutors say three children were so starved for food they peeled paint off the walls to survive. Joshua and Brandi Weyant pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of aggravated assault, conspiracy, false imprisonment, unlawful restraining and

Parents will do anything to get their kids into private schools

This past week, New York City parents learned whether their precious tots got into the city’s most exclusive private schools. It ends a ruthless process where parents spent 18 months hunting down heads of state, moneyed elite, and even the Dalai Lama for letters of recommendation. “If you look at

Man executed for killing daughters while mom listened

HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A former Dallas accountant condemned for fatally shooting his two young daughters while their mother listened helplessly on the phone was put to death Thursday night in Texas. John David Battaglia received lethal injection for the May 2001 killings of his 9-year-old daughter, Faith, and her

Parents of Brit backpacker Amelia Blake killed in Sydney murder-suicide ‘beside themselves with grief’ as they collect her body from plane in UK

THE body of a British backpacker found dead in an horrific murder-suicide in Australia has been repatriated back to the UK. Instead of welcoming their daughter home, the devastated parents of Amelia Blake met her coffin at Manchester Airport after the 24-hour flight home from Sydney. Builder Chris and secretary Sharon were

Mom allegedly left her crying child in car to shoplift

VERO BEACH, Fla. — A Florida woman was arrested after police say she left her child in a car while she shoplifted items from a market. The Miami Herald reports that 30-year-old Sarah Wilmoth was arrested Jan. 13 after police were alerted that a small child alone in an