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Judge: Mother’s Hand Not A Dangerous Weapon

A Ramsey County judge has denied a request from prosecutors who wanted tougher charges against a woman accused of trying to suffocate her 5-month-old son.

11/27/2012

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Police: Mother Charged In Baby’s Death Sets Self On Fire

A mother who was recently charged with accidentally suffocating her infant son while drunk has died after setting herself on fire, police said.

07/09/2012

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Charges: Drunk Mother Suffocated Baby While Asleep

A mother is accused of accidentally killing her infant son, who investigators say suffocated when she rolled onto him while drunk.

06/07/2012

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Police: Infant Died After Mother Fell Asleep On Him

Police say a 3-week-old infant suffocated and died after his mother fell asleep on top of him.

11/23/2011

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Man Convicted In Baby’s Death Released From Prison

A Minnesota man convicted of killing his infant daughter seven years ago has been released from jail after winning a new trial.

08/19/2011

Crib

Officials Warn Of Crib Bumper Dangers

For years, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has told parents of newborns what not to put in cribs. Now some safety advocates want the CPSC to tell parents to add something to that list.

04/25/2011

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Hennepin Co. Crusades Against Infant Suffocation

Parents in Hennepin County are being told to not let their infants sleep in their bed. Health care providers say it is a matter of making sure the child’s sleeping conditions are safe.

04/18/2011