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Mother who lost 11-year-old due to stray bullet speaks out

A Chicago mother who lost her 11-year-old daughter when a stray bullet pierced her skull while she was at a sleepover is speaking out. Shamiya Adams was killed when the bullet came through the bedroom window of a friend’s house on the city’s West Side.

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Single mother graduates with 3 degrees

A 28-year-old single mother of three graduated from UCLA with not one, not two, but THREE degrees on Friday. Deanna Jordan, a native of Compton, said it was imperative that her sons see her walk across stage. 

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Woman who left kids in car during job interview granted supervised visits

A woman accused of leaving her two young children alone in her vehicle while she attended a job interview was granted supervised visits with her children. Shanesha Taylor, 35, left her 8-month and 2-year-old sons unattended during a job interview in Scottsdale. 

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Mother of homeless man who ‘baked to death’ in jail files lawsuit

The mother of a mentally ill, homeless veteran who was found dead in a New York City jail cell that overheated due to an equipment malfunction plans to file a $25 million wrongful death lawsuit against the city. Alma Murdough’s attorney, Derek Sells, said he will also request that the city preserve all 911 recording […]

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Mother earns college degree same week as son

A mother and son will both walk across the stage to receive their degrees from Chicago State University. Aaron Williams, 22, and his mother Tonya, 48, will collect their bachelor’s degrees on Thursday. 

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Aunt of mother arrested for leaving kids in car during interview says ‘she was too proud to ask for help’

The family of a mother who faces jail time and the possibility of losing her children after leaving them in a warm car during a job interview says she “was too proud to ask for help”. During an interview with the Daily Mail, Shanesha Taylor’s great aunt Henrietta Grant said she wished Taylor would’ve asked […]

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Mother who was jailed for enrolling kids in school writes book

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In 2011, Kelley Williams-Bolar was jailed for sending her two daughters to a school in a predominantly white school district where her father lived. The family had lived in an Ohio housing project, with their neighborhood lacking quality schools. Now, Williams-Bolar is expected to reveal a more in-depth look behind-the scenes with the release of […]

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Grand jury may charge Relisha Rudd’s mother in disappearance

A grand jury is considering charging the mother of an 8-year-old Washington, D.C. girl who has been missing since February. Shameka Young could face charges for hindering the investigation as police searched for her daughter. 

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Over $60,000 raised for woman who left kids in car for job interview

More than $60,000 has been raised for a woman who left her young children in the car during a job interview. Shanesha Taylor, 24, a homeless single mother living in Arizona, is facing charges of child abuse for the act. 

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Woman shoots mother, claims stand your ground

A mother of six says who she was forced to shoot he mother in self-defense is claiming immunity under the controversial stand your ground law. Surveillance video of the 2011 incident from a Florida food mart shows Shireeka Wilson being attacked by her mother, Valerie Rushing. 

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