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SAN DIEGO  | Government falls short of deadline to reunite kids, parents

SAN DIEGO  — Some immigrant toddlers are back in the arms of their parents, but others remained in holding facilities away from relatives as federal officials fell short of meeting a court-ordered deadline to reunite dozens of youngsters forcibly separated from their families at the border. In Grand Rapids, Michigan, Ever Reyes Mejia walked out … Continue reading SAN DIEGO  | Government falls short of deadline to reunite kids, parents

LOS FRESNOS, Texas | Attorney: Parents are in fragile state for asylum interviews

LOS FRESNOS, Texas— Gabriel Canas, a bus driver from El Salvador who fled his homeland after members of MS-13 stormed his bus, did an initial screening interview for asylum under the worst circumstances. He hadn’t spoken to his 9-year-old daughter since the Border Patrol separated them two weeks earlier. And in that time, he had … Continue reading LOS FRESNOS, Texas | Attorney: Parents are in fragile state for asylum interviews

3 ways parents can help grown kids own a home

April 10, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — When responsible first-time homebuyers need help buying a home, the family bank sometimes can lend a hand. Younger homebuyers face a mountain of obstacles, including rising home prices and interest rates, too few homes for sale and unpaid college debt. Student debt is a major source of trouble. When the … Continue reading 3 ways parents can help grown kids own a home

Parents of gymnasts feel guilt, wonder how they missed abuse

LANSING, Mich.  /January 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Some parents thought they were misinterpreting the doctor’s techniques. Others assumed their children were lying or mistaken. But as more details emerged, the mothers and fathers had to face an awful truth: A renowned sports doctor had molested their daughters. These parents, many fighting back tears, confronted Larry … Continue reading Parents of gymnasts feel guilt, wonder how they missed abuse

Parents arrested after children found chained in house

PERRIS, Calif/January 16, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family’s home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults. The girl, who was so small officers initially believed she was … Continue reading Parents arrested after children found chained in house

Wrongful death lawsuit from ex-NHL player’s parents tossed

CHICAGO (AP)(STL.News) — A federal judge on Monday dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit filed by former NHL player Derek Boogard’s parents, who blamed the league for their son’s brain damage and addiction to prescription painkillers. Boogard, a feared enforcer during six seasons with the Minnesota Wild and the New York Rangers, died of an accidental … Continue reading Wrongful death lawsuit from ex-NHL player’s parents tossed