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Instead of Tickets, Cops Give Dad a Much-Needed Gift

Texas police pool funds, pitch in for 3 new car seats for down-on-his-luck dad

(Newser) - When police officer Justin Gower pulled a truck over Saturday in Cedar Park, Texas, for a faulty light, he wasn't prepared for what he found: three girls, ages 1, 3, and 4, in the back, none in car seats, KVUE reports. "I was upset because it's extremely... More »

Cops: Mom Stashes Baby in Trunk to Avoid Ticket

Baby spoils plot by crying

(Newser) - A Florida woman who feared getting a ticket for driving without a car seat hatched a scheme to hide the infant in the trunk that landed her in far worse trouble, say police. When deputies in Broward County tried to pull over 19-year-old Breona Watkins for a traffic violation yesterday,... More »

Pot-Smoking Mom Puts Baby on Car Roof, Drives Off

Catalina Clouser has been arrested for child abuse, DUI

(Newser) - Apparently it is not enough to protect babies with a good car seat: Catalina Clouser had her 5-week-old baby strapped safely in a car seat when she drove home just after midnight yesterday. Unfortunately, the mom, who unsurprisingly admits she was smoking pot beforehand, left both babe and car seat... More »

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