A Year Later, Officer ‘Part Of Family’ Of Baby He Helped Deliver

They’re tasked with protecting and serving the community. But for an Elk Grove police officer, the call to duty created an extended family he could have never imagined.


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Fresno Hospital Delivers Fourth Set Of Triplets In Four Weeks

Doctors at a Central California hospital have delivered a fourth set of triplets in the last four weeks.


Authorities say Marilyn Jean Hartman has tried repeatedly to get on board flights without a boarding pass. She was initially taken into custody after sneaking aboard a flight from San Jose to Los Angeles. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Witness In ‘Maternity Tourism’ Probe Arrested At LAX

A woman from China has been arrested for attempting to leave the U.S., where she is a material witness in a probe of so-called “maternity tourism.”


The feet of a newborn baby(Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Feds Cracking Down On Industry Helping Chinese Women Give Birth In U.S.

Federal agents searched three dozen homes Tuesday in California during a crackdown on so-called maternity tourism operators who arrange for pregnant Chinese women to give birth in the U.S., where their babies automatically become American citizens.


Babies' brain responds to frequent and sustained talking from either parent. (Getty Images)

Talking To Babies Helps Their Brains Develop More Quickly

Talking more often is good, using longer sentences is better.


File photo of a baby sucking on a pacifier. (Photo illustration by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Study: Parents Should Suck On Kids’ Pacifiers To Protect Them From Allergies

The findings of a new study show that, if parents wish to protect their children from developing allergies, they should suck on their pacifiers.


The Chino Hills home where Chinese women stay and have babies. (credit: CBS)

Residents In Southern California Protest Against Home Run As ‘Maternity Hotel’

Residents protested Saturday against a neighborhood home where women from China stay and have babies.


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UPDATE: Suspect In Aquitania Murders Out Of Jail After Charges Dropped

After five months in jail, a man accused of killing a baby boy and his father is now a free man.


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US Births Down For 3rd Year; Economy May Be A Factor

U.S. births apparently have declined for a third year in a row, probably because of the weak economy.


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California Studies Rise In Maternal Mortality

Maternal mortality is on the rise in California, with African-American mothers roughly four times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than women in any other racial or ethnic groups, state health officials reported Tuesday.



Stockton Woman Suspected Of Prostitution With Babies In Car

Oakland police have arrested a suspected prostitute who allegedly left her newborn babies in a car while she worked.