foster sisters

Two Brooklyn sisters took an epic trip to NYC that still has New Yorkers talking.

Zahara, 5, and Zamiyah, 7, woke up hungry and adventurous on Thursday morning. The girls, who are enjoying summer vacation from school, didn't want to awaken their foster parents.

So they donned Cinderella and Rapunzel costumes, accessorized with polka dot shower caps (in case of rain), and slipped out of their house.

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deborah smith

A Georgia mother lost custody of her children after she shot their cell phones and blew up their beds in Youtube videos.

The Coweta County Department of Family and Children's Services stepped in and removed Deborah Smith's 2 youngest teenagers after she made a video blowing up her children's beds.

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Couple Convicted of Starving Adopted Daughter to Death

A Washington State couple was convicted of starving their adopted Ethiopian daughter to death, Goskagit.com.

Larry and Carri Williams of Sedro-Woolley-area were convicted of all but one of the charges filed against them in the death of teenager Hana Williams and the abuse of an adopted son.

Hana was found starved to death in the back yard of the couple's home where Hana was forced to live as part of a strict discipline regimen dictated by the couple's religion.

A coroner's report concluded that Hana died of hypothermia (prolonged exposure to the cold weather) that was aggravated by gastritis (inflammation caused by her stomach eating itself) and malnutrition.

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