Justin Ross Harris, the father convicted of murder for leaving his 22-month-old son Cooper in a hot car for seven hours, has been sentenced to life in prison without parole, reports the Associated Press. Jurors believe Harris, who had been sexting while his child was dying of hyperthermia, intentionally killed his son.
Police K-9 dog death rates have increased this year, along with pedestrian dog and child death rates, because the pups in blue are being left in super hot squad cars. You would think cops would pay more attention to the loyal partner they’ve known since it was just a puppy.
In attempts to prevent children or other unattended passengers from being left in hot cars, some newly proposed U.S. legislation could require automakers to add warning systems to new vehicles telling occupants to check the back seat.
A bunch of folks in a Texas parking lot straight smashed the windows of a Jeep after noticing two children left inside, sweltering in the heat. Welcome to the summer of Americans breaking into cars because we all read that horrible Washington Post article and nope, not on my watch.
This is that time of year where we, and other news outlets, remind you of the fatal consequences that occur when you leave your kids or pets in hot cars. But two Ohio parents now face charges after their baby died during a hot drive through Oklahoma.