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a Newborn Girl
Nov 18, 2021 1:00 PM CST
Cats Gathered Around Sewage Drain. Inside: a Newborn Girl
Girl named 'Pari' has been moved from Mumbai hospital to shelter
- A newborn baby girl has found a home in a shelter in India after being pulled "from a drain where she was left to die," the BBC reports. Mumbai police said "neighborhood cats created a ruckus" before someone spotted the 5-day-old infant in the drain in a...
Her Life Began in a
Plastic Bag. Now, Hopes
for a 'Wonderful' Life
Jun 29, 2019 11:00 AM CDT
Her Life Began in a Plastic Bag. Now, Hopes for a 'Wonderful' Life
Hundreds want to adopt Baby India, an abandoned newborn found in Ga. woods earlier this month
- Baby India had an admittedly rough start to life, but the newborn abandoned in the Georgia woods earlier this month is doing well and now has lots of people hoping to make her their own. The director of the state's Division of Family and Children Services tells the
After Cries Heard in Woods,
a Dramatic Rescue on Tape
Jun 26, 2019 7:33 AM CDT
After Cries Heard in Woods, a Dramatic Rescue on Tape
Forsyth County officials release footage of discovery of newborn found in plastic bag
- A Georgia sheriff released dramatic bodycam video Tuesday showing the rescue of a newborn girl who was found alive inside a plastic bag in the woods. The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office made the video public in hopes that it will generate credible tips in the case. Authorities have been...
New Development, Twist in
Mystery of 'Geauga's Child'
in case you missed it
Jun 15, 2019 11:30 AM CDT
New Development, Twist in Mystery of 'Geauga's Child'
Gail Eastwood-Ritchey charged with murder after DNA hunt
- It's yet another cold case apparently cracked thanks to an ancestry website that collected people's DNA. This time, it involves a dead newborn found in a trash bag along an Ohio road in 1993. The baby's mother, 49-year-old Gail Eastwood-Ritchey, now faces murder charges, but the case...
Dad Thought Sounds Were an
Animal. His Kids Said a Baby
Jun 11, 2019 8:41 AM CDT
Dad Thought Sounds Were an Animal. His Kids Said a Baby
The kids were right: Family finds newborn girl in plastic bag near their Georgia home
- A Georgia dad and his kids made a startling find near their Forsyth County home last week: a newborn crammed into a plastic grocery bag, crying but alive. The
reports authorities are now searching for the mother of the little girl—named India by hospital staff—after Alan...
Baby Abandoned at Airport
in 1986 Tracks Down Father
in case you missed it
May 18, 2019 7:30 AM CDT
Baby Abandoned at Airport in 1986 Tracks Down Father
Steven Hydes also found his birth mother, but there's some sad news with that
- "Gatwick Gary" has found his biological parents. It's the end of what the
New York Daily News
calls a "long and emotional journey" for 33-year-old Steven Hydes, a UK man who was discovered in 1986 as a 10-day-old newborn in the ladies' room at Gatwick Airport near...
in Middle of Road
Feb 12, 2019 11:21 AM CST
Newborn Found in Middle of Road
She's expected to survive amid search for mom in California
- It was dark, but Aurelio Fuentes Jr. could see the grass edging the roadside was frozen. In the middle of the road sat a squirming bundle; the 21-year-old could hear the screams over his car radio, turned low as he delivered newspapers in Madera Ranchos, Calif., early Monday, per the...
Cops: Woman Gave
Birth in Amazon
Baby in Trash
Jan 23, 2019 12:08 PM CST
Cops: Woman Gave Birth in Amazon Facility, Threw Baby in Trash
Samantha Vivier told police she hadn't known she was pregnant
- A "terribly sad" discovery in Arizona has led to the arrest of a woman for child abandonment. Samantha Vivier, 22, faces one count of unlawful disposal of human remains after she told police she gave birth in the bathroom of an Amazon warehouse she worked at in Phoenix, the...
After 6-Hour Search, Deputy
Finds Baby in Woods
Jul 9, 2018 11:05 AM CDT
After 6-Hour Search, Deputy Finds Baby in Woods
'This is what we call a miracle,' says sheriff's office in Missoula, Mont.
- "This is what we call miracle," reads a Facebook post from the Missoula County Sheriff's Office in Montana. The reference is to a deputy who heard a faint cry in the woods and discovered a baby buried under sticks and debris, a happy end to a frantic...
Baby Boy Found
Abandoned in Car Seat
Jul 4, 2018 12:05 AM CDT
Baby Boy Found Abandoned in Car Seat
He was found outside Milwaukee home at 2:30am
- Milwaukee police are looking for the family of a baby boy who was found alone in a car seat in the middle of the night in a residential area. Sgt. Sheronda Grant says investigators believe they have identified the child and his parents and are trying to locate them. The...
3 Babies Found in 3 Years,
and Now a Twist
May 8, 2018 9:06 AM CDT
3 Babies Found in 3 Years, and Now a Twist
Police in Berlin say they're sisters
- Berlin police say three baby girls found abandoned in and around the German capital in recent years are siblings. The first newborn was discovered in Berlin in September 2015, the second in August the following year, and the third in the nearby village of Schwanebeck in August 2017. Berlin police...
Left in a Bush,
She Uncovered Her
Parents 80 Years Later
Mar 24, 2018 3:29 PM CDT
Left in a Bush, She Uncovered Her Parents 80 Years Later
Inside Anthea Ring's hunt for her origins
- It's a seemingly unsolvable mystery that has been solved, partially, some eight decades later: What were the origins of a 9-month-old girl abandoned, with her hands tied in front of her, in a blackberry bush in Worthing, England? That Anthea Ring survived is thanks to Margaret Dodd, a British...
Police Have New Tool to Find
Mom of Baby Left in Dumpster
Feb 21, 2018 6:34 PM CST
Police Have New Tool to Find Mom of Baby Left in Dumpster
DNA used to create sketch of woman
- On Christmas Eve, a newborn girl was found dead in a dumpster in a Calgary parking lot. Police are still looking for her mother, and now they have a sketch of the woman or girl, thanks to a process known as DNA phenotyping, the CBC reports. The Canadian authorities hired...
Authorities: Woman Abandoned
Baby in Airport Bathroom
Feb 10, 2018 10:19 AM CST
Authorities: Woman Abandoned Baby in Airport Bathroom
They believe she also gave birth in the airport
- Authorities in Arizona are looking for a woman they say abandoned her baby in a baggage claim bathroom after giving birth at the Tucson International Airport last month, Good Morning America reports. According to the
Arizona Daily Star
, the baby boy was found by a rental car employee on a...
Baby Found in Car Seat
on Side of Highway
Sep 27, 2017 1:59 PM CDT
Baby Found in Car Seat on Side of Highway
He is safe and in good health
- A number of drivers on an Oklahoma interstate pulled over Saturday when they saw a disturbing sight on the side of the road: a baby strapped into a car seat. "I said, 'Please tell me that’s not what we think it is,'" Alexis Harrison, one...
Courier Discovers Parcel He's
Delivering Contains Live Baby
Aug 12, 2017 11:19 AM CDT
Courier Discovers Parcel He's Delivering Contains Live Baby
Chinese officials have apprehended the baby's mother
- A woman was arrested this week in China after allegedly attempting to mail her newborn baby to an orphanage, CNN reports. According to the
South China Morning Post
, the 24-year-old woman instructed a courier not to look inside the bag when he picked it up for delivery Wednesday. But while...
A Noise Came From a Bag.
Tiny Legs Were Sticking Out
Aug 9, 2017 2:35 PM CDT
A Noise Came From a Bag. Tiny Legs Were Sticking Out
Harriette Hoyt, 17, accused of trying to kill daughter
- Police in upstate New York are describing a horrifying crime that might've proved deadly if not for what the
Elmira Star Gazette
describes as a "miracle." According to the Elmira Police Department, a 17-year-old girl placed her 8-month-old daughter in a plastic bag and abandoned her behind...
Looking for Parents
via Street Stall
Feb 28, 2017 9:24 PM CST
Abandoned Girl Looking for Parents via Street Stall
She was left on a neighbor's doorstep as a sick infant
- For all of her short life, a 9-year-old girl in China has been missing her parents, and for half of her life, she's been trying to find them with a handmade sign at a street stall where she also sells vegetables, reports the
. "I am quite healthy...
9-Year-Old Finds Sunburned Newborn Left in Backyard
Jul 12, 2016 10:51 AM CDT
9-Year-Old Finds Sunburned Newborn Left in Backyard
Infant was left in the sun for hours: police
- At first, Elysia Laub thought she was looking at a piglet that had escaped her pig pen. Only when she summoned her mom did she realize that the bundle, wrapped in a black towel in the backyard of her family's home in Lowell, Ind., was actually a newborn baby...
Baby Ditched at SF State
in 1984 Just Graduated
May 31, 2016 1:38 PM CDT
Baby Ditched at SF State in 1984 Just Graduated From There
Jillian Sobol, now 31, was found in a box
- A newborn abandoned in a box in a San Francisco State University dorm in 1984 just came full circle—by graduating from the same school. The
San Francisco Chronicle
relays the story of Jillian Sobol, now 31, whose biological mom, a student at SFSU, gave birth and left the infant...
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