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Mother gets 99 years for beating child, gluing hands

A Dallas judge today sentenced Elizabeth Escalona to 99 years in prison for beating her 2-year-old daughter into a coma and gluing her hands to a wall because of potty-training problems.


Mom who glued tot's hands to wall could get life

Elizabeth Escalona

Police say Escalona was so mad that her daughter soiled her pants that, as punishment, she super glued the girl’s hands to the wall then beat her in front of her other siblings... Escalona’s kids told investigators their mother kicked the girl in the stomach and repeatedly hit her.


Mom who glued toddler to wall over ‘potty training issue’ has sentencing hearing today

A mother who admitted that she glued her toddler’s hands to a wall faces a sentencing hearing today in a Dallas courtroom. Elizabeth Escalona, 23, pleaded guilty to injury to a child in July. She faces up to life in prison for her crimes but is also eligible for deferred adjudication probation.


SC mother Shaquan Duley sentenced to 35 years in prison for suffocating her 2 children

A judge sentenced a South Carolina mother to 35 years in prison Friday for killing her two young sons, then putting them in her car and staging a crash into a river.


Mother 'bludgeoned daughters 7 and 4 to death with a hatchet after failed pregnancy'

Naiyana Patel, 33, is said to have killed her daughters, aged seven and four in Asheville, North Carolina, then tried to take her own life after a failed pregnancy.


Anthony trial resumes after blow to defense

The Florida trial of Casey Anthony, who is accused of killing her daughter, will resume Wednesday, one day after the defense attacked forensics evidence previously offered by the prosecution.


Sacramento mother charged after allegedly killing baby in microwave

A Sacramento mother was arrested Tuesday for allegedly killing her 6-week-old baby by putting her in a microwave oven, police said.


Calif. girls hospitalized after eating pot cookie

Calif. girls hospitalized after eating pot cookie

Police in California say two children were hospitalized after eating a marijuana cookie they found on a kitchen counter, and their mother was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment.


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