Children

Summer Break Cafe give free meals to children age 18 and under

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – The South Carolina Department of Education is giving free meals for children during the summer months. Its through a program called Summer Break Cafe that is funded by the USDA. “We can not do this mission all by ourselves. It takes a lot of people helping us to make sure the needs of every child is…

Nearly 800 children in DSS custody remain unaccounted for

The reports was revealed Wednesday saying the children have been missing since schools shut down due to pandemic

ABC Columbia (FILE) COLUMBIA, SC (WCIV) — A report Wednesday to South Carolina lawmakers reveals 780 children across the state remain unaccounted for since March, when schools shut down in-person instruction and sent students home in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Officials with South Carolina’s Dept. of Social Services (DSS) say those 780 children are ones its agency staff, school…

Nearly 30,000 children under age 10 have been arrested in the US since 2013: FBI

(ABC News) Arrests of children under the age of 10 (ABC News)- The recent arrests of two 6-year-old students in Orlando, which prompted outrage and the firing of the officer who restrained one child’s hands with flex cuffs, mirrors a persistent problem confronting law enforcement and schools with thousands of children arrested annually and treated like “mini-adults,” experts said. Stunning annual crime…

YouTube to disable comments on virtually all videos with young children

(ABC News)-YouTube said it will ban comments on virtually all videos featuring young minors amid concerns over child predators. The video-sharing platform, which is owned by Google parent company Alphabet, revealed in a blog post Thursday that in just the past week it’s disabled the ability for viewers to leave comments on “tens of millions of videos that could be subject to predatory behavior.” “Over…

Children’s cough syrup recall: What parents should know

(ABC News) — Two types of children’s cough syrup are being recalled after dosing cups with incorrect markings were included in the packaging, prompting concerns that children could become sick after an accidental overdose. The Perrigo Company is voluntarily recalling two batches of its children’s guaifenesin grape liquid (100mg/5 mL) and three batches of its children’s guaifenesin DM cherry liquid (100mg…