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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Readers sound off on littering, open primary elections, noisy graduation ceremony.

December 23, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
Strategies for dealing with toddler in meltdown mode

Strategies for dealing with toddler in meltdown mode

Don’t teach your child how to tantrum: “Before you explode or drop, stop!”

February 28, 2015 2:23 pmLoading…

Tucson Fire responds to near-drowning of toddler

Boy, 20 months old, was under water in bathtub.

January 20, 2015 3:15 pm

Toddler nearly drowns at south-side home

An 18-month-old boy was found in an above ground pool Saturday night.

July 27, 2014 11:30 am

Encountering the 'terrible twos'? Remember you're in charge.

“Joshua developed the ‘terrible twos’ overnight! Yesterday he was docile and loved going to the park. Today when I asked him if he wanted to go to the park he said ‘no,” really loud. Then when I asked him to stop playing with the liquid soap at the sink he said no and yelled ‘go way.’ What do I do?”

June 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Pinal County fugitive convicted in child abuse death arrested in Las Vegas

A man convicted in the death of a toddler and who was on the run for two years was arrested Thursday in Las Vegas, authorities said.

March 07, 2014 10:00 pm Related

Marilyn Heins: ParenTip of the week: Remove toddler who bites, pulls hair from situation; swoop in as trouble brews

A recent question in my inbox: "My 19-month-old toddler is becoming very aggressive … biting, pulling hair. She has picked up this behavior at her day-care center, where it seems to be rampant. I am quite concerned about transferring her to another day care where she might be a primary aggre…

April 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Injured Tucson toddler dies, parents facing murder charges

Injured Tucson toddler dies, parents facing murder charges

An 18-month-old twin girl who was hospitalized earlier this week with severe injuries died Friday morning, said Sgt. Chris Widmer, spokesman for the Tucson Police Department.

March 15, 2013 5:44 pm

Defense attorneys seek trial delay to hire unique expert

Donna Rose Smith is scheduled to go to trial March 5 on charges alleging she caused her 18-month-old son's fatal drug overdose. Her attorneys will be in court tomorrow asking for a delay.

February 18, 2013 2:38 pm

Prosecutor seeks to admit toddler's incriminating statements

The attorneys handling the case of a Tucson couple accused of nearly killing a 16-month-old girl last year are gearing up for their trial next month.

January 17, 2013 3:35 pm

Motion to dismiss starvation case denied

The aunt of Za'Naya Flores will be going to trial afterall.

December 18, 2012 7:46 am

Methadone found in medicine dispenser of Oro Valley toddler who died

Methadone was found in a medicine dispenser of an Oro Valley toddler who died from a fatal amount of the drug, according to court documents.

March 12, 2012 6:16 pm

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